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Exciting news: Beginning Monday February 7th, RHAC swimmers will be back on deck at Oak Ridges and Bayview Hill pools. Training schedules will be posted as soon as they are available. We can’t wait to see everyone back on deck!

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Yesterday’s Provincial Government announcement about the easing of COVID restrictions on January 31st is exciting news. Once RHAC has received communication from the City of Richmond Hill and Swim Ontario, we will update our members. Stay tuned!

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Based on the recent Provincial Government’s move to modified Step 2 starting Wednesday January 5th, all in person pool practices will be paused until January 26th or until pools reopen. To ensure swimmers maintain their fitness during this pause, coaches will be communicating their updated dry-land plans. We are hopeful that our swimmers will be back in the water soon. Thank you for your patience and understanding.

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IMPORTANT REMINDER: As of Tuesday January 4, 2022 all RHAC swimmers will be required to use the enhanced vaccine certificate with QR code (print or digital) to enter any of the swimming pools used for training. Vaccine receipts will no longer be accepted by the facilities. To obtain an enhanced certificate with QR code, visit covid19.ontariohealth.ca In addition, the province is introducing a new enhanced vaccine certificate with QR code for those with medical exemptions. Effective January 10, 2022, written medical exemptions will no longer be accepted. Visitors with medical...

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Due to the new Omicron variant RHAC Pre - Competitive program will be suspended until further notice.

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POINTE-CLAIRE INVITATIONAL On December 16th - 19th, Richmond Hill Aquatic Club had a group of swimmers travel to Pointe-Claire, Quebec to take part in the Pointe-Claire Invitational, a competition that has been around for many years and has been a big stage for swimmers to race fast right before the winter break. 425 athletes competed this year at this competition, that will also be the host and venue for the 2022 Canadian Eastern Championships in April. Clubs from both Ontario and Quebec came together for this years 4 day competition....

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Season’s Greetings! On behalf of RHAC and Coaching staff, we want to send you and your family our very best wishes for the holidays. We are so proud of how our swimmers have been able to make a come back to swimming this past year, in spite of the many challenges. As we look ahead to the New Year, we look forward to creating many more memorable moments. Wishing you and yours a happy and festive holiday season! Konstantin Danailov RHAC Head Coach

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Maria Ines Ramirez from the National Group qualified for the Mexican Short Course Nationals Championships 2021. The competition will be held in Guadalajara Pan Am Centre on December 20 – 23, 2021. This is the most important event in the Junior Category 13-14 y/o. The best Mexican swimmers out of 52 Mexican states will participate in this event. Maria Ines qualified for 50, 100 and 200 Breast events. We wish her fast racing!

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The Provincial Group is participating at Pointe – Claire Invitational meet. The competition is being held this weekend Dec 17 – 19, 2021 at the beautiful Pointe-Claire Aquatic Centre. The Richmond Hill has had a lot of success at this pool and we will continue this tradition. News and results are to follow. We wish RHAC swimmers’ success! Race fast!

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We want to remind all our swimmers, members and coaches that proper fitting masks must be worn properly over the nose and mouth and at all times when not in the water. This includes on the deck, in change rooms, any indoor areas or if closer than 2M outdoors when waiting to enter. We also remind all members of the importance to practice respiratory etiquette, hand hygiene and physical distancing protocols. It is imperative that all swimmers and coaches continue to complete all COVID self-screening and NOT attend practice if...