Vancouver Island Region Updates

Posted by Nanaimo White Rapids Swim Club on Apr 30 2015 at 09:19AM PDT

VI Region Gators Go For The Gold Training Camp:

A reminder to anyone who is interested in the Vancouver Island Gators Go For the Gold training camp to register asap for the event. This is a great way to start the competitive season off with a bang at this early season training camp for swimmers of all ages and abilities. Focus is on fun, skills building and helping each swimmer reach their full potential.

Sunday, May 10th

Cowichan Valley Aquatic Centre – 2653 James St, Duncan

With Three Time Olympian and Former World Record Holder Brian Johns

NEW THIS YEAR – PARENT’S COURSE including Physical Literacy, Aquatic Core Workout,
Lunch & Tough Parent Obstacle Course all for the low price of $20

Space is limited! There are a limited number of spots available for swimmers from Divisions 1 through 3 and swimmers from Divisions 4 and up left. Don’t hesitate, as this camp will be full soon!

Registration and Schedule Information is available online at:

BCSSA Provincial Logo Contest:

As you likely are aware, the BCSSA Provincial Championships for Water Polo, Diving, Synchronized Swimming, Speed Swimming take place at the Commonwealth pool on Monday August 17th to Sunday August 23rd. As the VI region is hosting this year’s event, we have the opportunity to design the logo as well. The VI region has opted to run a competition in order to select a great potential logo for this year’s event.

- Who is eligible to enter? Anyone including swimmers, coaches parents and volunteers and members of communities that have summer swim teams.

Logo function: To be used on T-shirts, hats and electronic and other media that will be used to promote provincials.
Logo content. Relatively simple image and text, Maximum of three colours (black included), (4 aquatic disciplines) WATER POLO, SPEED SWIMMING, DIVING and SYNCHRONIZED SWIMMING (in block letters), Graphic design should be representative of the VI region. (Avoid use of any symbols of BC summer swim clubs), BCSSA 2015 PROVINCIAL CHAMPIONSHIPS VICTORIA, VANCOUVER ISLAND

Judging: The initial entries will be viewed without prior knowledge of who submitted entries, and be narrowed down to 3 by an unbiased panel. Each summer swimming club in the VI region will get one “vote” on the final three. Then we will submit the logo to BCSSA, who will have final say in the logo choice. You can find past logo designs on our website under the News section.

Award: There is no financial compensation, nor is there a prize. Bragging rights only!

Deadline: May 10th 2015

Please forward your submissions to Jon Siebert