Annual Summer Awards Party

BIG THANK YOU to Seema for hosting our Summer Awards Party in her beautiful backyard (repeat next year???).The winner of the Coach’s Award was Virginia Lane—well-deserved for her 18th consecutive appearance at Nationals and her gold/silver in the 1500/800 free. Runners-up were Chuck Grace (gold, silver and bronze at Nationals) and superstar Salmon swimmer Brayden (undefeated in 6 swims at Provincials!)The Chuck Grace Team Spirit Award was shared by Tim and Matt. They are incredible leaders and cheerleaders, inspiring those around them to work hard while having fun. Tim lead Lane 2 and propelled those swimmers to greatly improved performances...

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Dolphins ROCK Provincials.

Dolphins ROCK Provincials. 23 Dolphins swam fast and furious to finish 6th of 64 teams at Provincials! Salmon Family relay makes history. Brayden Salmon wins 6.At NATIONALS, her 18th consecutive Nationals! Virginia won gold in the 1500, silver in the 800 and ribboned in 4 other events. Chuck won gold, silver, bronze.Now we begin our brief OUTDOOR/long course season—starting Monday, May 29th, ending June 29th. We swim Monday and Thursday evenings at 6. Cost $60. Come on SUNSHINE!

PUMPING UP FOR PROVINCIALS!

Provincials are March 24-26 at the new PanAm pool in Markham (Thornhill).Race for a PB—or even more fun, swim on a relay!Inquire about car-pooling and room-sharing.Accept the challenge!

HAPPY NEW YEAR!

New year’s Resolution? Swim with the Dolphins!Here are fees for January joiners:5 swims a week: $4003 swims a week: $3002 swims a week: $200These fees include MSO (Masters Swimming Ontario) registration and insurance.

Competition

The path to Provincials goes through Burlington (Sunday, Feb. 12th). It’s all about the relays—the fun, the points! Provincials are in Markham (Thornhill), March 24th-26th. It will be a FUN weekend. The pool is fast. The hotel is fancy. The restaurants are fine. Let’s do it!!!

New Swimmers

New swimmers are welcome to join our Dolphin team at any time during the swim season. Fees will be prorated. An e-mail to the Prez will allow the Executive to determine an appropriate fee. New Year’s RESOLUTION?!

Welcome Coach Vincent!

Vincent Cappa, son of longtime Dolphin, Paul Cappa, is now part of our Coaching staff. Vincent swam with LAC and then Western, where he is continuing his education. Along with our current Coaches, Amanda and Kelly, Vincent will ensure that we have 5 coached swims a week.

Registration is now open for our 2016-2017 season.

GREAT news that both Coach Amanda and Coach Kelly will be returning. Hope all our 2015-2016 Dolphins will return, too, along with some Alumni and Newbies—for more fun, more intraclub races and a big push for Provincials!

NATIONAL RECORD!

CONGRATULATIONS to our Dolphin swimmers who set a new NATIONAL RECORD in the 4 X 100 mixed medley: Anneke (backstroke) Sandie (breaststroke) Chuck (butterfly) Nick (freestyle) Silver Dolphins won many medals and had great swims at 2016 Provincials. We are psyched for more fun and even greater participation in next year’s competition. GREAT news that Coaches Amanda and Kelly will be on deck for the 2016-2017 swim season.

WELCOME SPRING SWIMMERS!

Whether you are a transfer from Western’s morning swim, a triathlete hoping to improve stroke, speed and endurance or simply someone between the ages of 18 and 118 who wants to maximize fitness, we thank you for your interest in joining our friendly Pod. When filling out the online registration page, choose “Spring (April—June)/pro-rated” under “WHEN DO YOU WANT TO SWIM?”. You can SUBMIT your completed information. Payment can be arranged after giving the specifics of your membership dates to the prez