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Dec 6

 
 

NEWSLETTER 2010-11 ISSUE 12

WORKOUT CHANGES

Development 2 workouts will remain Thurs 6:00 – 7:00 pm at Boys and Girls Club until Robarts re-opens.

IMPORTANT NOTICE: Due to the threat of incoming severe weather over the next 24 hours, all City of London facilities are closed effective 1pm today (Mon.Dec.6). As a result, there are NO PRACTICES tonite or tomorrow (Tue) morning.  We will aim for regularly scheduled practices tomorrow evening for all groups (Tue.Dec.7).

CHRISTMAS TRAINING SCHEDULE

Now available on the LAC website under the schedule tab. This schedule runs from Dec 20 until Dec 31. Regular schedule resumes Jan 3.

 

GIFT CARD FUNDRAISING ORDERS DUE

The first order for gift cards will be going in on Dec. 9th for delivery Dec. 15th.  Please sign in to LAC and go to the fundraising tab for order forms.  Please contact Katie MacGregor at 519-619-4978 or kmacgregor@conversysinc.com for details and to submit orders.  You can scan and email completed forms back to Katie at your earliest convenience, otherwise drop them off to Katie at CHOCC on Tuesday Dec 7th from 5:30 until 6:30, weather permitting 

Delivery can be arranged individually or cards will be available for pick up at the holiday time trail Dec. 18th.

ALL ORDER FORMS WILL NEED TO BE RECEIVED NO LATER THAN 10 AM WED. Dec. 8th  for delivery Dec. 15th.

Thanks!

Katie MacGregor

 

MINOR OFFICIALS – DECEMBER TIME TRIAL

We will be using the same sign-up system for the December time trial as we used for the October time trial. To assist parents in obtaining their strokes and turns qualifications, 12 spots have been allocated for this purpose. If you sign-up for "Stroke and Turns - trainee", you should be in the process of taking or about to take the strokes and turns clinic. During the time trial, one of the experienced strokes and turns parents will be available to help you learn more about the position. This is an excellent opportunity to learn about strokes and turns in a low pressure situation.

The job sign-up for all positions will be turned on later this afternoon.

 

STROKES AND TURNS 

For those of you inspired to take the strokes and turns course after this weekend, please contact Stacey at lacofficials@yahoo.ca for how to take the course on-line or so she can gauge the interest in having a strokes and turns clinic. If we could get some interest in the next couple of weeks, we could use the December time trial as a place for parents to get some valuable experience in a low pressure situation.

Remember that the real winner in getting your strokes and turns is your swimmer(s)!

 

SC REGIONALS – HOTEL ROOMS

Hotel rooms have been put aside for LAC families at the Best Western Brant Park Inn, Brantford.  Traditional room of two double beds, free continental breakfast, rate $114.99 per night.  Rooms are booked from Thurs. Feb.3rd - Sun. Feb 6th, 2011; if you prefer to change arrival or departure date please mention while booking to ensure no additional charges occur.  Rooms are put aside for LAC families until Dec.23rd, 2010 whereby extra rooms will be released to the general public.  Please call the Best Western at (519)753-8651 if you would like to reserve a room (your own credit card required).  First come, first served basis.

 

SC PROVINCIALS – HOTEL ROOMS   

Hotel rooms have been put aside for LAC families at the Holiday Inn Express, Ottawa, 45 Robertson Rd (just opened Aug., 2010).  Classic rooms with 2 queen beds, free parking, "Smart Start Breakfast Bar" included in rate of $149.00 per night (one room with 1 King Bed @ $129.00 per night available).  Rooms are booked from Wed. Feb.23rd - Mon.Feb. 28, 2011; if you need to change arrival or departure date please mention while booking to ensure no additional charges occur.  Rooms are put aside for LAC families until Jan. 23rd, 2011, whereby extra rooms will be released to the general public.  Please call the Holiday Inn Express at (613) 690-0100 if you would like to reserve a room (your own credit card is required).  First come, first served basis.

 

UPCOMING MEETS                                             

HOLIDAY TIME TRIAL – Dec 18                            Entry deadline: Dec 9

CAMO INVITATIONAL – Dec 17 – 19

12 & UNDER CELEBRATION – Jan 8 - 9              Entry deadline: Dec 22

BROCK WINTER INVITATIONAL – Jan 9             Entry deadline: Dec 28

 

PLEASE ensure that you are checking the “EVENTS” section of the website – you will find all meet information here.  You will be required to log in with your password to view this information.

 

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