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Click the link to read the April addition of the PBT, The Ogopogo Summer Swim Club Newsletter, written by Coach Cliff.

Previous newsletters can be found under the Coach’s Corner tab.

The document April_2019_PBT.pdf was attached to this post.

Summer 2019 Registration

Posted by Kelowna Ogopogo Swim Club at Mar 21, 2019 4:53PM PDT
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Returning Swimmers: Monday March 25th

New Swimmers: Monday April 1st

Check out the registration page for all the information

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VOLUNTEER COACH PROGRAM

Posted by Ross Hoshizaki at Mar 6, 2019 1:49PM PST ( 0 Comments )

THE JUNIOR COACH PROGRAM WILL BE HELD IN SALMON ARM ON APRIL 6, 2019 AND PENTICTON ON APRIL 7 2019. THEIR IS NO COST TO THE COURSE FOR ANY POTENTIAL COACH. LUNCH WILL BE PROVIDED. THIS COURSE IS AIMED AT SWIMMERS FROM THE AGES OF 12-15 WHO WOULD LIKE TO COACH FOR A BCSSA SUMMER SWIM CLUB. IN VANCOUVER THIS COURSE WHEN PUT ON HAS COST UP TO 125$. IF YOU KNOW ANY SWIMMER THAT MIGHT WANT TO TAKE PART IN EITHER VENUE PLEASE CONTACT DARCY AT sockeyespres@gmail.com FOR SALMON ARM OR DEB AT pikes.pres@gmail.com FOR THE PENTICTON VENUE. ONLY 25 SWIMMERS CAN BE TAKEN AT EITHER LOCATION, SO PLEASE SIGN UP AS SOON AS YOU CAN TO ASSURE YOUR SPACE. IF YOU ARE AWARE OF ANOTHER SWIMMER THAT MIGHT BENEFIT FROM THIS COURSE PLEASE PASS THIS INFORMATION TO THEM.

THANKS ROSS

Ogopogo Social at Airhouse

Posted by Kelowna Ogopogo Swim Club at Mar 3, 2019 7:08PM PST
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When: Sunday March 10th from 5-7pm
Where: Airhouse 730 McCurdy Road
Cost: $20 (includes mandatory socks)
$16 (if you have your own socks already)
Fruit, veggies, juice boxes and pizza will be provided by the swim team.

Important: Please go to the Airhouse website and create an account and sign the wavers before arriving at Airhouse.

Siblings and parent are welcome to join in the fun.

See you Sunday

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TICKETS FOR COACHES CONFERENCE

Posted by Ross Hoshizaki at Feb 27, 2019 12:57PM PST ( 0 Comments )

Hello,

The tickets for the 2019 Coaches Conference are now on sale. The early bird tickets will be on sale from February 20th – March 15th. The early bird fee is $125 for Coaches Ticket or $175 for Coaches Ticket + bus. Normal tickets will be on sale from March 16th – April 17th with Coaches tickets being $150 and Coaches Tickets + bus being $200.

We are excited to announce that Ben Keast, who was the previous Director of Swimming and Head Coach at Island Swimming and is now the Assistant Coach for the High Performance Centre – Vancouver will be one of our Keynote speakers. He has coached Team Canada at the FINA World Juniors and is helping current and future Olympians train at the HPC. He will also being doing a breakout session for our senior coaches and one that is open to all.

We are also excited to have Rob Pettifer present two keynotes. He was named by Swimming Canada as the Speed Swimming Head Coach for the 2019 Pan American Games in Lima, Peru this summer. The conference will take place in between training camps so we’re excited about what he will be able to tell our coaches about how he is helping our national team athletes prepare for competition as well as new technical aspects that are being used at the highest level of our sport. He coaches Paralympian Jonathan Dieleman so he will also be able to share knowledge with our coaches about working with athletes who have different training needs. He started his coaching career with the BCSSA so we are excited to welcome him back.

More speakers will be announced shortly.

Here is the link to the ticket site:
https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/2019-bcssa-coaches-conference-tickets-56219250291

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