We miss you

Thursday, October 23, 2014Our numbers are down!  We miss you and want to see you back in the pool. November is coming up quickly and we are anxiously awaiting the return to our home pool at the Canada Games Aquatic Centre.  Unfortunately, but understandably, the temporary closing of the pool at CGAC has negatively impacted our membership numbers this fall. The low number of registrations has significantly affected club revenues. We are reluctant to give up any pool time, but we may need to if people are not planning to return to the club for the remainder of the season. We believe that once the refurbished pool opens, swimmers...

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CGAC – On Schedule – A friendly request! No drop ins

Friday, October 17, 2014Hi Everyone,A number of you/your members have ‘stopped by’ to visit CGAC over the last little while. This is a quick request that you refrain from entering the building, even just to ‘poke your head in’ – I would appreciate that you pass this request along to your membership as well.CGAC is still a construction site and as such access is completely prohibited. Please do not enter the building until we have contacted you stating it is ok. As it stands right now, nobody should be coming into CGAC until the club meeting on October 28. Aside...

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Halloween Haunt/Crystal Ball set for Sunday, Oct 26 at Western- Boo!

Friday, October 17, 2014The annual opening Time Trial of the season is set for WESTERN with an 8:15 Warm-up 9am Start…awards for best projections/closest to your times.All the festivities should wrap by 11:15am…. possible talk of a General Meeting to follow …more on that to follow..October 26th. WESTERNWarm-up 8:15amStart 9:00Relays, 50’s of Strokes, 100’s choice, 400 Free, 200 choiceCome out and have some fun.

At Thames until SATURDAY! see below for full details…..

Tuesday, September 30, 2014Monday, Tuesday, Thursday: 6:30-7:30pm at Thames Park Pool OutdoorsSaturday: Noon – 1:15pm at Thames Park OutdoorsSunday: 8:15-9:45am at WesternOctober Schedule (Oct 6-Nov 2nd):Monday & Wednesday: 8-9:30pm WesternSunday: 8:15-9:45am at WesternNovember Schedule: Monday, November 3rd – return to regular CGAC ScheduleMonday, Tuesday, Thursday 8:45-9:45pmSaturday: 1-2pmSunday: 8:30-9:30am

Pub Night Season Opener – Thursday, Sept 25 – Wortley Roadhouse

Monday, September 22, 2014Come one – Come all …..7:30ish pm….immediately following evening workout at Thames….we’ll gather at the Roadhouse in Old South…rumour has it they make a great Turkey Burger…pub night is a great opportunity for fast swimmers to mingle with not-so-fast swimmers; and networking happens—Dolphins can fix your furnace, or your shoulder, do your taxes, clean your teeth, or maybe help your kid get into Western?!……. a brown folding chair left at dog picnic in the park, now residing in Spence’s trunk—along with a Cathy Mac water bottle.Get to know your Team…..

Mustangs vs Mac – Sept 27 – Timers Wanted

Tuesday, September 16, 2014The Western Mustangs will host the MAC Marauders on Saturday, September 27 (2pm Warm-Up; 3pm Start – Meet will finish before 6pm) and they’re looking for some helping hands to fill the Timer Chairs. This is an early season FRIENDLY Dual between the schools that will help select the teams for both Universities and they would appreciate our help. Those who can assist, please contact Coach Ken at kfitzpatrick@execulink.com with ‘Timers Wanted’ in the Subject line of your email…and let him know you’ll be coming. Otherwise, feel free to come out and spectate, there should be some...

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New Season Details and REGISTRATION underway. Start up Sept 8.

Wednesday, August 20, 2014On-line and Mail in Registration is NOW open. RESERVE your spot in a lane today!September Schedule (Sept 8th-Oct 5th):Monday, Tuesday, Thursday: 6:30-7:30pm at Thames Park Pool OutdoorsSaturday: Noon – 1:15pm at Thames Park OutdoorsSunday: 8:15-9:45am at WesternOctober Schedule (Oct 6-Nov 2nd):Monday & Wednesday: 8-9:30pm WesternSunday: 8:15-9:45am at WesternNovember Schedule: Monday, November 3rd – return to regular CGAC ScheduleMonday, Tuesday, Thursday 8:45-9:45pmSaturday: 1-2pmSunday: 8:30-9:30amOn-line and Mail in Registration is NOW open. RESERVE your spot in a lane today!

POST/PRE Season Potluck Party and Tournament – August 24th!

Friday, August 15, 2014Silver Dolphin post-season/pre-season potluck PARTY! and bocce tournament!WHEN?Sunday, August 24th, 11—4WHERE?Gibbons ParkWe hope to snag the picnic area closest to the Victoria Street parking lot (at the west end of the street).WHO?past, present and future Dolphins, families and caninesWHY?why not?WHAT?food and fun and competitionspence will supply dogs (turkey, tofu, beef, whatever!), buns and mustard. and a BBQ.burgers welcome. and potato salad. and chairs. desserts?cats—not so much.???’s—ask spenceRSVP—to Spence (molarmitch@rogers.com), so we can arrange enough picnic tables. thx.

Amber Hutchinson touches for Silver at WORLDS!

Thursday, August 14, 2014Congratulations to Silver Dolphin extraordinaire Amber Hutchinson for turning in a Silver Medal Performance this past week in Montreal at the World Masters Championships. Competing in the 50m Freestyle, Hutchinson narrowly (3/100ths of a second) missed out for gold in a sizzling 27.3. Congratulations to her and all the Dolphins who competed throughout the meet: Bev Boyarski, Sandi McTavish, Sheri-Lynn Kane, Virginia Lane, Melanie Rice, Jim Dickey, Nick Gilbert, Adrian Reid Cowell, Paul Hebert, Jeff Christofferson, Doug Spencer, Chris Pickering. We look forward to hearing more about all of the results and posting some photos from the...

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