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Dear ROW Families: We hope that you are all keeping safe and healthy during this challenging time. The Board of Directors and the coaching staff have been discussing the rest of this season. Based on all the information we have at this time, our swim season is over for 2019-2020. We are currently making plans for what our start up will look like in September. These plans will be fluid as they may need to change based on requirements from Swim Ontario as well as WLU. It goes without saying...

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Dear ROW Members: Like many of you, I am working from home, with multiple video calls and sitting in front of a computer screen most of the day. I encourage you to take breaks from the screen, get up and stretch, listen to some fun music, be creative etc. Personally, I move from the computer screen, phone and sewing machine. My sister and I have sewn over 1000 button headbands, donating them to frontline workers to attach their face masks and protect behind their ears. Some of my calls have...

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Please read the official communication from Swim Canada here: https://www.swimming.ca/en/news/2020/04/22/olympic-and-paralympic-trials-other-events-rescheduled-for-2021/

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Dear ROW families: First, we hope everyone is healthy and safe and we encourage you to continue to follow the guidelines issued by the Health Authority. The current public health situation and the response to it are impacting every corner of society and we as a club are also seriously affected. We know you may be getting numerous similar messages every day and will keep ours brief. At this point it looks like the facility closures will last longer than initially projected, and the lockdowns make group activities impossible. As...

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Hello ROW Membership, The board and coaching staff have been working very hard over the last several days following the COVID-19 outbreak and the changes that this means for membership. At this point, WLU has cancelled all group rentals until April 30th. What this means for us is that we will not have a facility to train in. We are still unsure what the city pools programming has to offer. They have not made a final decision to suspend or continue with their programming. At this time, we are suspending...

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Congratulations to the swimmers and coaches for the great improvements to the many races this past weekend at Regionals! Thank you to the parents who consistently support their children, by getting them to and from the pool! You are all a part of a developing new culture, bringing ROW back in line with success in the pool. We are well on our way to developing a steady stream of athletes embarking on faster swimming in our region, the province and nationally. Please celebrate with us in honouring the following swimmers:...

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"A set of special equipment was unveiled in Waterloo Wednesday night, aimed at helping make the sport of swimming more accessible." Read about it in this CTV piece.

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We are very pleased to share with our members a great accomplishment achieved by our team. R.O.W. Swim Club was recognized with the Most Improved Male Team award for its performance at this Summer’s Ontario Swim Championships (OSC) or Provincials. On September 13th, 2019, at Swim Ontario’s 30th Annual Awards Ceremony that took place in Mississauga, Matthew Berton and Alex Rus were very honored to accept this award on behalf of the team from Dean Boles! Heartfelt congratulations to the swimmers and their coach, Cathy!

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To get the season off to a great start we are once again hosting the "Off-the-Blocks" team meeting at 6pm on Wednesday, September 11th in the Hauser Haus at the Waterloo Recreation Centre on Father David Bauer Road in Waterloo. All parents and swimmers are welcome to come out, meet the coaches and hear from our Board of Directors, Team Management and Head Coach on ROW’s plans for the upcoming swim season. You may bring any completed registration forms, PED form with a void cheque, your registration/fundraising payment (if not...

"STARS" SIGN UP ROW now has separate links for our 2 Stars programs, just click the link below for the program you would like to register in. Then just click on the "register online" button and follow the instructions. Stars 5:30 Class sign up : https://www.teamunify.com/team/canrwsc/page/team-registration?event_id=1088182 Stars 6:20 Class Sign up: https://www.teamunify.com/team/canrwsc/page/team-registration?event_id=1088195