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“If it doesn’t challenge you it won’t change you.” -Fred Devito Congratulations to Ashley McMillan who was this year’s recipient of the PacSport Okanagan Community Sport Hero Athletic Achievement Award. Well done Ashley! Congratulations to all the swimmers who attended the Draft and Last Chance meet this past Saturday as well as a HUGE thank you to all the volunteers! We can’t run our meets without you! Checkout the great photos from the event on our Facebook page: Kisu Swim Club Upcoming Meets and Events: Family Day: February 17th No...

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“The most important thing is to try and inspire people so that they can be great in whatever they want to do.” -Kobe Bryant Upcoming Meets and Events: KISU Draft and Last Chance Meet: February 8th Unlike last year's Draft meet, this year won't have a clinic for swimmers before the meet. Instead, we've opted to run a second session (the "Last Chance" part of the meet title) in the afternoon. This is the last meet for a lot of swimmers to get qualifying times for upcoming Provincial meets, so...

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“Gentleman we are going to relentlessly chase perfection, knowing full well we will not catch it, because nothing is perfect. But we’re going to relentlessly chase it because in the process we will catch excellence. I’m not interested in just being good.” -Vince Lombardi Attention Officials: We would like to extend an invitation to all BC swimming officials to participate in the Winter BC Age Group and Provincial Championships. This is a great opportunity for officials to gain some experience at higher-level championship meets, and to see some great swimming...

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“Plant seeds. Be patient. You cannot fake growth.” Attention All KISU Officials: We would like to extend an invitation to all BC swimming officials to participate in the Winter BC Age Group and Provincial Championships. This is a great opportunity for officials to gain some experience at higher-level championship meets, and to see some great swimming from the best seat in the house. Attached are the officials’ registration forms - Please submit your form by the registration deadline so that we can properly staff the deck. Early registrants are more...

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“You’re only as good as the team you build.” -Justin Kan A Message from Vicki Keith: Dear KISU Team members. I wanted to thank you for your time and for sharing your enthusiasm and energy for our shared sport. As I considered our time together, 3 words came to mind. Community, intensity and respect. I loved the feeling of COMMUNITY and the support and enthusiasm you shared with each other. I felt empowered by the INTENSITY at which you trained and performed your sport. These 2 features are sure to...

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“Courage is grace under pressure.” -Ernest Hemingway KISU Photos: We have a new email address set up in which you can send in swimmer/team/meet photos throughout the season, for submission to the annual yearbook. If available, please include the name of the swimmer(s)/meet with the photos. photos@kisu.ca Upcoming Meets and Events: Parent Meetings: January 8th When: 4:30-5:30 Where: Meeting room 2 upstairs in the Community Centre. Coach Tina will run through the upcoming meets and events for the rest of the season as well as presentation by world record holder...

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Happy New Year! Wishing all the best to KISU families in 2020! KISU Photos: We have a new email address set up in which you can send in swimmer/team/meet photos throughout the season, for submission to the annual yearbook. If available, please include the name of the swimmer(s)/meet with the photos. photos@kisu.ca Upcoming Meets and Events: Polar Bear Swim: Jan 1st 12:00 noon, Sunoka Beach Summerland Swimmers should bring shoes to wear in the water and warm clothing and blankets for after. We hope to see many KISU swimmers there!...

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“It is not what you do for your children, but what you have taught them to do for themselves, that will make them successful human beings.” -Ann Landers KISU Photos: We have a new email address set up in which you can send in swimmer/team/meet photos throughout the season, for submission to the annual yearbook. If available, please include the name of the swimmer(s)/meet with the photos. photos@kisu.ca Kamloops MJB Law Classic: Congratulations to all the KISU swimmers who attended the Kamloops meet this past weekend! We achieved success in...

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Run when you can, walk when you have to, crawl if you must, just never give up. All Mini Squad Swimmers: Parents of all mini squad swimmers please do not bring your swimmer out on deck until just before their session starts. If your child wishes to swim before or after practice, you must pay the public swim fee at the front desk prior to entering the change room. Thank you in advance for respecting these arrangements. Upcoming Meets and Events: Toys for Tots to Teens: December 12th 7-9am Pen-High...

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Change the way you look at things and the things you look at change. -Wayne Dyer Sponsorship and Fundraising: Albatross Mega Swim: Well done KISU and congratulations to our top fundraisers: Leevi and Elin Kontkanen who raised $360 each! If there are any outstanding donations, please contact Lisa at president@kisu.ca Cobbs Bread Fundraiser: Fundraising is easy! Simply mention your club during your transaction at our bakery when you make any purchase. We’re donating 5% of every purchase to KISU Swim Club. The transactions will be electronically recorded and at the...