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Sara Minogue

Sorry for the extra note. I just learned we also have a 20% discount at AllTides. The code is POLARBEAR20. Great place to buy swimsuits, goggles, etc. See equipment lists here, and as mentioned previously, check with coaches before buying too much stuff you may not need. Sara

Sara Minogue

Hi all, As we don't yet have concrete news about swimming Monday, we're going to plan to start swimming Wednesday, Oct. 5. I'll send more details as I get them tomorrow. Coach Carol has asked that all swimmers coming Wednesday fill out this NWT liability waiver. AGM update Thanks to all who attended our parent information meeting and annual general meeting on Saturday. I'm pleased to report that we elected a board for 2022/2022, which is as follows: President: Remy Leclerc Vice president: Justin Nelson Treasurer: Monte Kehler Secretary: Lillith...

Sara Minogue

Hi all, I just wanted to collect all the details in one place about Saturday morning. We'll hold our annual parent information morning, as well as our annual general meeting, at the Curling Club from 9 am to noon Saturday, Oct. 1. Brunch first! Please bring a dish to share. We'll have coffee, juice, plates and cutlery for everyone. The whole family is welcome, and definitely bring your swimmers. We'll also have a gear swap so you're invited to bring any fins, swimsuits, hoodies or other swim gear your kids...

Sara Minogue

I regret to announce we will not be in the water Wednesday. As previously mentioned, the board is actively working on some outstanding administrative work before we can get in good standing with Swim Alberta and safely return to the pool, with insurance for all our swimmers and coaches. For details on this, please come to our AGM this weekend. We'll hold this meeting as part of our parent information meeting on Saturday, Oct. 1 from 9 am to 12 noon at the curling club (inside the old arena near...

Sara Minogue

I hate to disappoint everyone but swimming will not be starting tomorrow, Monday, Sept. 26. We will aim instead to be in the pool Wednesday, Sept. 28. I'm afraid this has to do with some of our outstanding administrative issues. A reminder that our back-to-swimming information meeting and AGM is still scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 1 at 9 a.m. at a location TBA. The meeting will be an opportunity to ask questions of coaches and other parents. As usual, the AGM is a chance to hear reports from our various...

Sara Minogue

Parents of all swimmers will need to sign a liability waiver before kids get in the pool for the 2022/2023 swim season. You can find copies here and send them to Carol; she will also have copies at the pool Monday and Wednesday. We need these forms because we are currently an unaffiliated club and not have Swim Alberta/Swim Canada liability insurance. The board is actively working to regain our standing. Please check your email for the latest news on swim rosters and swim times. Thanks!

Sara Minogue

Hi all, I'm resending this note to include the PDF version of swim rosters and swim times for the upcoming season, which starts Monday afternoon at the pool. This version also includes the helpful information that all Dolphins will swim Mondays and Wednesdays. Any questions about swim groups should go to your respective coaches or Coach Carol. "Feel free to approach me if you feel your child is not in the right group," Carol says. "Safety and comfort for all participants is the primary concern." As usual, the first week...

Sara Minogue

Hi - we have room for one more volunteer for the early bingo shift tonight. It starts at 4:30 at the Tree of Peace and ends around 7:30. If you can't make it until 5 that would be OK too. Let Angie Viloria know by phone call or text: 867-444-1231. Sara

Sara Minogue

Hello all, Registration is now open for returning swimmers for the 2022/2023 swimming season. You find the link here or as under the Registration tab on the front page of our recently-upgraded Team Unify website. If you're not sure whether your swimmer should register, please speak with Coach Carol. Questions about registration can be directed to JF, our volunteer registrar at: [email protected] Swim rosters coming The pool re-opened today and we got swim try-outs underway this afternoon. Try-outs will carry on Wednesday. Coach Carol plans to finalize this year's swim...

Sara Minogue

Hello all, The city tells us the pool is on track to reopen Sept. 19, which means the swim season is upon us. Tryouts for new swimmers will take place at the pool next Monday and Wednesday, Sept. 19 and 21, from 4 to 6:15. New swimmers include younger siblings of kids who swam with us last year. Tryouts happen on a drop-in basis, and as you know, are not so much "try-outs," as they are an opportunity for our coaches to figure out how to fit as many people...