UPDATES

 

With a few months under our belt with COVID and protocols, we plan on phasing in more training gear for groups through February/March. 
 
Please see below the training gear requirements for groups (please go based off the new schedule groups):
  • HP/HPJ - short fins, junior sized kickboard, junior pullbuoy, paddles, band
  • J1/J2/Y1 - short fins, junior sized kickboard, junior pullbuoy, paddles
  • Y2/Y3 - short fins, junior sized kickboard, junior pullbuoy, finis band
    • Email coming out with group order option for bands
  • P1/P2 - short fins, junior sized kickboard
  • MK/Dev A/B/CF - junior sized kickboard
Kickboards
  • Any junior or small size kick board is acceptable (no adult size).
  • Club kickboards
    • We will be placing a club order for team logo, junior sized black kickboards.
      • Cost $28 (includes tax)
      • To order, please confirm yes through the Team Kickboard Event by Monday, February 8th (deadline extended)
      • We will need a minimum order so please sign up as soon as possible.
Fins
  • Attached is a guide of fins we recommend, and fins we would like you to avoid.
Where to get gear?
  • Team Aquatic Supplies is our usual recommended supplier of training equipment.  The are a made in BC business and have been supporting BC clubs for many years through sponsorships, scholarships, etc...  They have their location in North Vancouver if you need to try on fins in person.  There is also a discount card/code that is also attached.
  • All Tides is also another Canadian business and associated with Swimming Canada member rewards program based online.
When do we need them by?
  • For groups where a new piece of equipment is being added, we will be giving swimmers a few weeks to acquire the gear before we start using them in workouts as we understand shipping may be delayed. 
  • The length of time will depend on the group and the piece of equipment
    • For example kick boards, we will wait until the team order is in.
If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to ask your coach or contact Coach Dave ([email protected]).
 
SKSC Coaches

 

All SKSC members are responsible for obtaining appropriate training, racing and SKSC apparel as required for their group. Official SKSC colours are red and black.  All Team Apparel, such as caps, t-shirt, hoodies, track jackets, etc. may be purchased through SKSC.  For training equipment, such as fins, pull-kicks, mesh bags, paddles, etc., Team Aquatic Supplies has a specific SKSC website to aid families in ordering their required equipment.

When you visit TAS in person, to receive a discount you will need a shark card.  If you would like one, please email [email protected] or ask one of the coaches when you are at Guildford.  In the meantime, here is a picture of the discount card

How to order training equipment (suits, goggles, flippers, etc...):

How to order team gear (caps, t-shirts, hoddies, etc...):  

  • Click here to go to Surrey Knights Equipment Online Order Form
  • Fill out the form and indicate your payment
  • If you are paying by cash or cheque, hand in the money to Coach Amber

Questions on sizing or any of the items? Please contact Coach Amber at [email protected]

 

INFORMATION

 


Training Equipment:

As most of you know – swimming is much more than just up and down the pool. Coaches and swimmers use a variety of equipment during those practices.  Some equipment is age specific and other is for all members of the team.  A Required and Recommended list has been provide for you to ensure that you able to train correctly.

 


Team Apparel:

Team apparel is for all members of the team.  Team apparel is not just a swim suit in the water but having the right gear for the right time- this includes deck time, meets and club socials, etc.  Team Apparel has also been set out in a graduated scale with a Required and Recommended list to meet the image and team unity needs of the club.

 


About Cost:

All efforts have been made to keep equipment and apparel at lowest possible cost.  Equipment cost includes taxes, shipping and handle cost only! Equipment has been rounded off to keep to the nearest dollar.


Notes about Equipment:

  • All swimmers are required to wear a team t-shirt on deck each day for practice.
  • All swimmers are required to wear a team cap during Knights practice times.
  • All swimmers are to meet the graduated scale of equipment and apparel.
  • Order will be placed on the 25th of each month.
  • Equipment can take up to 4 weeks to arrive –so plan ahead!
  • All orders are prepaid.
  • All equipment orders will be handled by the SKSC Equipment Coordinator.


Once again – all efforts possible have been made to have a graduated scale of equipment and team apparel to keep cost under control yet at the same time ensure that a team look is achieved.  If you have any questions about your equipment requirements please see Coach Amber or Coach Reg.

 

SKSC Equipment Coordinator
[email protected]