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Apr 4

NEWSLETTER 2010-11 ISSUE 28

 

WORKOUT CHANGES

Fri Apr 8         HP/YN            Workout begins at 3:30 pm                        Due to PA day swim 

Fri Apr 22       All Group       No Workouts                                                 Due to Good Friday Meet

 

CONGRATULATIONS to JOE for his selection to the World Championships team, BRAYDEN and MATT K. for their selection to the World Juniors team, and JAKE, RICHARD and ROBERT for their performances at Spring Nationals.

 

GOOD FRIDAY PENTATHLON

Please be advised that our club hosted Good Friday Pentathlon on Friday, April 22 MAY become a 1 session meet with a warm-up time of 9 a.m. and start time of 10 a.m.  Finish time is expected to be between 12:30 p.m. and 1:00 p.m.  We cannot make a final decision until after the entry deadline, but, currently, entries do not warrant 2 sessions. Please continue to check the newsletter for any updates on this situation.

Thank you, Sheri Cappa & Joe Gati, Meet Managers, Good Friday Pentathlon

  

NOTES FROM THE TREASURER

Travel Accounts Statements

A reminder that travel accounts are payable upon receipt of your statement. As per club policy, amounts not paid with 30 days of receipt of the travel statement can result in swimmers not being able to complete for the club so please pay on a timely basis. As always, feel free to contact me at lac.treasurer@gmail.com if you have any questions about the postings on your account. For any questions requiring more than a simple e-mail, please see me at the pool or e-mail me so we can make arrangements to speak over the phone. Thanks...Steve

 

FUNDRAISING

Easter is coming, and FundScrip is ready! What better time to get prepared with groceries for an Easter feast or gifts from the Easter Bunny, than purchasing pre paid cards through FundScrip, and easily make money for your travel account at the same time! No one is out a penny with this great fundraising idea. You simply purchase pre paid cards for your groceries/gas/clothing/entertainment through LAC via the FundScrip program! It’s easy, fast, and we are all going to spend this money anyway!

If you purchase a $100 gift card, you receive a $100 face value gift card in kind … except, your travel account has just made up to a 10% rebate! This is free money back for everyday shopping.

ORDERS will be due for Tuesday April 12th . Using the order form located on the home page (also found on funscrip tab under fundraising with all the program details) on the website, email Katie MacGregor kmacgregor@converysinc.comindicating how many Gift Cards you want to purchase and from which retailer. Submit payment via cheques made payable to London Aquatic Club or online using your travel account # on or before the 12th .

PICK-UP YOUR GIFT CARDS at the Good Friday meet from Katie MacGregor. We cannot send the cards home with your child, an authorized adult must pick up your order. If you are not able to pick-up your cards during this time, please e-mail Katie MacGregor kmacgregor@conversysinc.comto make alternate arrangements.

 

TIMER’S CLINIC

We will be running a Timer's Clinic at the Canada Games Aquatic Centre on Friday, April 15/11. This clinic will be held in the Lower Level meeting room from 5:30 - 7:00pm. This is a great opportunity for parents to get started with on deck officiating.  We look forward to seeing you there. If you have any questions, please contact Jeff Smith at smith.jeff84@yahoo.ca

 

 LAC SUMMER SWIM CAMP

Eligibility: Any LAC Swimmer born 1999 or later may attend this camp.

Timeline: Camp will run approximately 7:30 am - 4:00pm daily. A schedule will be sent out at a later date.

Cost: $125.00 per swimmer (cheque payable to LAC by July 1)

Swim camp has only a few spots available so sign up ASAP. Please hand in your post dated cheque BY FRIDAY APRIL 15 to Donna at CGAC or Linda at CHOCC to secure your spot in the camp.

 

AGE GROUP INTERNATIONAL ETOBICOKE - June 4 & 5

The team has a block of rooms for this meet at the Residence Inn by Marriott closest to the pool.  The rooms are studio's which have a king size bed plus a pullout sofa bed, full kitchen and includes a hot buffet breakfast for $105 per night.  If you wish to reserve a room call the hotel at 905-602-7777 or 1-866-806-4242 and quote group number LBBP the cut-off date for these rooms is May 4, 2011.  Thanks Wendy

 

LONG COURSE JR PROVINCIALS - June 30-July 3

The team has a block of rooms for this meet at the Residence Inn by Marriott closest to the pool.  The rooms are mostly studio's which have a king size bed plus a pullout sofa bed, full kitchen and includes a hot buffet breakfast for $105 per night.  There are also a couple of 2 bedroom suites which have 2 separate bedrooms both with king size beds plus a pullout sofa bed and full kitchen and also includes a hot buffet breakfast for $169 per night.  If you wish to reserve a room call the hotel at 905-602-7777 or 1-866-806-4242 and quote group number LJNP the cut-off date for these rooms is May 30, 2011.  Thanks Wendy

 

LONG COURSE REGIONALS– June 9 – 12

The club has a block of rooms at the Four Points Suites by Sheraton at the gates to Brock University.  These rooms are standard suites and have 2 double beds plus a pullout sofa for $134 per night.  The rooms have been reserved for Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights, June 9-12.  To reserve your room please contact the hotel directly at (905)984-8484 and tell them you are with the London Aquatic Club, please specify which nights you want your room for,  you will need to provide a credit card number to guarantee your reservation.  These rooms will be held until April 28 only.

Thanks Wendy

 

UPCOMING MEETS   

Apr 22            Good Friday Meet                           CGAC        Entry deadline: Apr 5

May 13 – 15  Hollandia Invitational                    CGAC

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.

  

NEWSLETTER

Information for the newsletter should be emailed to lacnews1@gmail.com by 10 am Monday mornings