CANADIAN DOLPHIN SWIM CLUB

2022 SUMMER SWIM CAMPS

The Canadian Dolphin Swim Club is offering camps for swimmers interested in having a taste of what our Swim Club is like, or for current swimmers wishing to stay in the water during the summer. Our camps will be geared towards swimmers aged 6 to 11.

There will be 3 options:

1.   Option 1: 5 camps with 3 sessions per week at the Vancouver Aquatic Centre (VAC);

2.   Option 2: 4 camps with 2 sessions at the VAC and one session at Britannia Pool (BRIT) per week; or

3.   Option 3: a 5 week camp consisting of one session a week at VAC for 5 weeks (for non-members only).

ASSESSMENTS:

All prospective campers who are not already CDSC members must be assessed before registering for the camp. Every camper must be able to swim at least 20m front crawl and 20m back crawl unassisted. This is a safety requirement as our coaches will not be in the pool with the swimmers.

Please email [email protected] to schedule an assessment.

LOCATION:

Sessions will be held at the Vancouver Aquatic Center (VAC), 1050 Beach Avenue, Vancouver and/or at the Britannia Pool (BRT), 1661 Napier Street, Vancouver. All Sunday sessions will be run at the VAC. For locations, click here.

Please arrive on time, ready to swim; however, campers must not proceed to the pool deck until the start time.

REQUIRED EQUIPMENT:

Swimsuit, Goggles, CDSC cap and t-shirt (both included in the cost of the first week registered for), Kickboard (a CDSC kickboard is available for purchase at the cost of an additional $30.00 including tax).

Fins/Flippers: Please go to this LINK  and buy them from Team Aquatic Supplies.

COST PER WEEK: 

3 Sessions/Week Camps (options 1 and 2):

Non-members: $75 per week + Swim BC fee of $20.00 (Swim BC fee paid only the first week registered for).

CDSC members (2021/2022): $60 per week, up to a maximum of $180 (pay for 3 weeks and get up to 2 more weeks free).

One Session/Week for 5 Weeks Camp (option 3): $125 for the 5 sessions (non-members only) + Swim BC fee of $20.00.

All payments will be made by credit card.

DATES:

Options 1 and 2:

  Session 1 Session 2 Session 3 (all at VAC)  
Week 1 VAC Tues, July 5 - 4:55-6:00 pm @VAC Thurs, July 7 - 4:55 - 6:00 pm @VAC Sun, July 10 - 8:55 - 10:00 am @VAC  FULL
Week 1 BRT Mon, July 4 - 3:55 - 5:00 pm @BRT Wed, July 6 - 3:55 - 5:00 pm @BRT Sun, July 10 - 8:55 - 10:00 am @VAC  
Week 2 VAC Tues, July 12 - 4:55 - 6:00 pm @VAC Thurs, July 14 - 4:55 - 6:00 pm @VAC Sun, July 17 - 8:55 - 10:00 am @VAC  FULL
Week 2 BRT Mon, July 11 - 3:55 - 5:00 pm @BRT Wed, July 13 - 3:55 - 5:00 pm @BRT Sun, July 17 - 8:55 - 10:00 am @VAC  
Week 3 VAC Tues, July 19 - 4:55 - 6:00 pm @VAC Thurs, July 21 - 4:55 - 6:00 pm @VAC Sun, July 24 - 8:55 - 10:00 am @VAC  FULL
Week 3 BRT Mon, July 18 - 3:55 - 5:00 pm @BRT Wed, July 20 - 3:55 - 5:00 pm @BRT Sun, July 24 - 8:55 - 10:00 am @VAC  
Week 4 VAC Tues, July 26 - 4:55 - 6:00 pm @VAC Thurs, July 28 - 4:55 - 6:00 pm @VAC Sun, July 31 - 8:55 - 10:00 am @VAC Friday, July 29 @ BRT (time per email received)  FULL
Week 4 BRT Mon, July 25 - 3:55 - 5:00 pm @BRT Wed, July 27 - 3:55 - 5:00 pm @BRT Sun, July 31 - 8:55 - 10:00 am @VAC Friday, July 29 @ BRT (time per email received)  
Week 5 VAC Tues, Aug 2 - 4:55 - 6:00 pm @VAC Thurs, Aug 4 - 4:55 - 6:00 pm @VAC Sun, Aug 7 - 8:55 - 10:00 am @VAC Friday, August 5 @ BRT (time per email received)  FULL 

Option 3:

Thursdays @ VAC 4:55 -  6:00 pm: Thursday, July 7, July 14, July 21, July 28, and August 4.

Please note the schedule may be subject to change to comply with Public Health Orders, and weeks are subject to cancellation due to low registration.All Sunday sessions are held at the VAC.

REGISTRATION:

To Register:

NEW TO CDSC:

1. Schedule an assessment by emailing [email protected];

2.Register online here.

EVERYONE:

3. Complete and sign the appropriate form and send it by email to [email protected] as soon as possible: 

Options 1 and 2:

SUMMER CAMP REGISTRATION FORM (3x/week)

Option 3:

SUMMER CAMP REGISTRATION FORM (1x/Week) 

Please note: session capacity is limited and your registration for any week is subject to space availability.

 

 

IMPORTANT INFORMATION:

  • No shoes are allowed on deck - all shoes must be carried after entering the pool doors and at NO TIME should swimmers be wearing shoes while on deck.  This is for swimmer safety reasons and is a policy of the Vancouver Aquatic Centre (VAC) and the Britannia Pool.
  • Campers must be respectful towards and obey Lifeguard instructions at all times while inside the VAC. 
  • When dropping off and picking up your camper at VAC, PLEASE do not wait by the fence – have the camper go to your car in the parking lot OR, park the vehicle and go to the fence or the lobby to meet them upon exiting the building. DO NOT PARK OR WAIT IN THE HANDICAPPED/DISABLED PARKING SPOTS.
  • ALL parents are required to make sure to pick their swimmers up at the designated time and CDSC is not responsible for swimmers' safety once the camp session is over.