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Richard Chow

Please read and complete the following documents: Gators Letter To Members Gators Return To Swimming Plan Gators Illness Policy Gators Swim Club Participation Agreement SwimBC Acknowledgement and Assumption of Risk Form BC COVID-19 Self-Assessment Tool Reference documents: SwimBC Return To Swimming Guidelines Swimming Canada Return to Swimming Resource Document ViaSport Return to Sport Guidelines Dear Gators members: As British Columbia public health authorities develop guidelines to lift some restrictions on gathering in a responsible way, we have been working with Swim BC to understand the recommendations our Chief Provincial Health...

Anchie Xu

By Anchie Xu The 2020 BC Winter Provincial Championship was hosted by Island Swimming Club on March 5-8 at Saanish Commonwealth Place. There were 42 teams, a total of 605 Provincial standards qualifiers racing at this provincial champs. Carson Wong, Nathan Li, Tommy Chung, Charles Chang, Bryan Startup and Owen Turnacliff from the Elite group represented our club to participate in this event. It was a tough meet since it was the first long course meet for us this season. Our swimmers overcame the fatigue and tried their best effort...

Anchie Xu

By Anchie Xu On February 21-23, Canadian Dolphin Swim Club hosted the Winter Age Group Championship at Vancouver Aquatic Centre. That was the top swim meet of Province BC for 13 and under swimmers. 482 swimmers from 38 swim teams participated in and made big splashes in the pool. We had eight swimmers from Elite B, Age A and Gold group represented Gators to race in this competition. We achieved two 6th and two 8th, two new time standard qualified events and total 38 personal best times. Our young swimmers...

Anchie Xu

By Kyle Cheng During February 15 and 16, we had 54 athletes represent our club at the Lower Mainland Regionals Championships (LMR Championships) and had a great success. Over the weekend, our swimmers swam 317 individual events and 10 relay teams. It was a very long weekend as it was the first ever LMR Champs held in a Prelim and Finals format. But our swimmers conquered their fatigue and perform extraordinary well! Together, our individual events brought back 10 Golds, 9 Silvers, and 11 Bronze with 61 events making it...

Anchie Xu

By Anchie Xu On January 17-19, Elite A and Elite B attended CDSC New Year Invitational at VAC. This was the first swim meet in 2020, and our Elite groups showed the benefits from the technique practices over the winter break. We achieved 56 personal best times, 7 new Age group champ and provincial events and 2 new club records. Congratulations to Terrance Wen qualified the Winter Age group Championship. Well done, everyone! New Age group events: Terrance Wen: 200 IM Nathalie Ng: 100 Free New Provincial events: Bryan Startup:...

Anchie Xu

By Sisi Zhou On January 18-19, 2020, Winskill Dolphins hosted the Winskill LMR at Watermania pool. We had 40 swimmers from Age A, Age B, Gold and Silver participated in this meet. Our team did a fantastic job by qualifying 3 new Age Group standards, achieving 11 First Places, 19 Second Places and 24 Third Places. New qualified events: Age group championship qualified events Janine Lee - 200 IM, 100 Fly Helen Shen- 200 Fly Jonathan Xiong - 200 IM Highlights of the Meet: First Place: Alessandra Ysabelle Guzman -...

Anchie Xu

By Anchie Xu On December 13-15, 2019, Richmond Rapids hosted the FastMeet at Watermania pool. We had 23 swimmers from Elite A/B, and Age A participated in this meet. This is the semi-peak swim meet of the first training cycle. Our team did a fantastic job by achieved 96 best times, and qualified 18 new Age group and Provincial standards. We are excited to bring back 4 Gold, 3 Silver, 4 Bronze, and 23 top 8’s. Also, We made nine new club records at this meet! Well done, Gators! Highlights...

Anchie Xu

By Agatha Leung On Sunday, December 15th, our developmental groups attended the CDSC Pass Meet at Vancouver Aquatic Swimmers. The swimmers got their feet wet in the competitive swimming world and they had a blast competing with other swimmers from different clubs. The swimmers did an amazing job and many achieved a best time. Special congratulations to those who qualified for LMR: Eagan Lee Michael Luo Tri Nguyen Great job everyone!

Anchie Xu

By Jennifer Zhao On Dec 7th Gold, Age, and Seniors attended Spartan’s meet in Chilliwack. Despite the long drive we had a great turn out of 23 Gators! The swimmers brought their best performance, achieving 40+ best times all together! The coaches are proud of all our athletes. The excitement for competing and strong work ethic the swimmers brought to the meet was a great way to end off the year. Our new year goal will be to decrease the number of DQs, especially from the younger athletes, as well...

Anchie Xu

By Kyle Cheng On Dec 1st, our club attended the Delta Sungod Distance meet. It was our first ever distance meet as a club. We had 38 swimmers who represented our club. These swimmers swam either 400, 800, or 1500m freestyle. For a lot of our swimmers it was their first time swimming such a large distance. But they did very well with 19 swimmers achieving top 8 in their age category and four placing top 3 in their age category. Good job everyone! Highlights of the meet: Congratulations to......