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Erin Taylor

Pass Meet #1- October 19th, 2019 Dssc attended the first PASS meet of the season with a record number of 33 swimmers from the club racing- way to go swimmers! The meet ran at Watermania pool with four other clubs and over 100 swimmers in attendance. Swimmers raced the 100 IM or 200 IM, 50 Butterfly, 50 Backstroke and the 100 or 200 Free. The morning saw many personal best swims from many swimmers as well as 3 new LMR qualifiers. Congratulations to Brady Mcbride, Tiger Du and Gurman Atkar...

Kurt Murphy

It was nice to see all the swimmers and parents out this past Sunday night for our annual Welcome Party and Awards Night. This is our opportunity to meet the people we swim with, as well as celebrate the accomplishments of our performance athletes! A thank you Gurinder Sangha for organizing the event and her help with keeping things running smoothly. Another thank you to the staff at Kennedy Seniors Centre who accommodated our 150 people. Congratulations to all our award winners this season. 2018-19 Delta Sungod Awards List This...

Kurt Murphy

Congratulations to the 86 swimmers who attended our Year End Fun Meet and Pancake Breakfast!  Great job on some very fast swimming.  Team members took to the pool to showcase their skills for the final time this season at Sungod Pool.   Some games, some racing and some pancakes were all very well done.  The coaching staff was very excited to see such great improvements and to see swimmers practicing their new strokes and turns. Click here to view the results from this weekend's racing. A special thank you to the...

Kurt Murphy

It was another great weekend of swimming from the Delta Sungod Swim Club.  The meet in Kamloops finished with some great successes from every one of the thirty four swimmers in attendance.  For some of the swimmers it was a best time by over 50 seconds, for others it was a personal best in an event that they have been working on for over 2 years.    Regardless, the largest Delta contingent ever to be sent to the Kamloops meet, finished with some great successes. DSSC swimmer Rebecca Soroke (10) showed...

Erin Taylor

PASS MEET #6 June 1, 2019 Swimmers competed at the sixth and final pass meet of the season hosted at Watermania. Swimmers raced four events during the pass meet including the 100 or 200 IM 50 breaststroke, 50 freestyle and 100 or 200 freestyle. It was an exciting pass meet for all as many swimmers swam very big Personal bests as well as alot of new level 2 swimmers racing the level for the first time! Congratulations to all our swimmers who have raced at our pass meets during the season, coaches are so impressed...

Kurt Murphy

DSSC swimmers had a great weekend of swimming at this season’s LMR Championships.  The two day meet hosted in Langley was the final opportunity for swimmers to achieve new BC Provincial qualifying times this season.  The swimmers did not disappoint; 12 new qualifying times, and a slew of personal bests made this weekend one of the most successful meets of the season. For DSSC Head Coach Kurt Murphy it was amazing to see some of the drive swimmers had in the months leading up to the meet, as well as...

Kurt Murphy

2019’s DSSC 11 & Under Sprint Cup was a great success with the largest turnout of 11 & under swimmers in the meet’s 10 year history.  The Delta Sungod Swim Club did a great job of hosting 160 swimmers at Sungod Recreation Centre this past weekend. A special thank you to DSSC alumni Ron Bullock; he was this weekend’s the meet referee.   Thank you to the club’s officials coordinator Wojiech Apanowicz, the meet’s food coordinator Glen Doherty, and to our meet manager Jessica Jensen.  Without their tireless efforts the meet...

Erin Taylor

PASS MEET #5 April 28, 2019 Swimmers competed at the fifth pass meet of the season hosted at Watermania pool. Swimmers raced 4 events; 100/200 IM, 50 Butterfly, 50 Backstroke and 100/200 Freestyle. Racing at Pass Meets is both exciting and challenging as swimmers race 4 events in under 2 hours. The constant determination and bravery shown throughout the swims from the team is impressive and energetic. The results from Pass Meet #5 showed huge improvements from many of our dedicated swmmer in the novice, JAG and Dragons groups. Congratulations to...

Kurt Murphy

For the senior swimmers participating in last weekend’s Jessica Deglau Invitational Swim Meet, it was an opportunity, to go to a meet without a rest.  When swimmers take time to lessen training loads prior to a swim meet the performances are generally faster, with better splitting and tactics.  The downside of this is that the time it takes to re-load swimmers after the meets increases and creates unnecessary downtime during the training cycle.  DSSC senior swimmers went into JDI fully into work and at the end of the weekend learned...

Kurt Murphy

Congratulations to the 70 swimmers who participated in this weekend's April Fun Meet.  It was great to see all the swimmers out and racing.  A thank you to the parents who came out to time and help out.  Our Food Organizer this weekend was Andrew Jamias and our Officials Coordinator was Manjit Gill.  Thank you for keeping our event on track! Congratulations to our coaches, Cory Bullock, Claudia Baxter, Nicholas Kidd and Logan Warkentin, who pulled off a crushing victory in the 200 Medley Relay against the TAG swimmers.  See...