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Last Team Pages Message

Posted by Nanaimo White Rapids Swim Club at May 2, 2015 1:37PM PDT

This is the swan song message for Team Pages. All future notifications will come through email via the Active Network. If you have registered online with the club this year, then you will receive notifications moving forward. If you have not registered online with the club this year, you will need to in order to receive club messages.

With the summer only two days away, the excitement level is building! Check out our 2015 NWRSC Intro video and get ready to be a part of writing the next chapter for the White Rapids!

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

Swim families,

Thank you for registering and making it down to the pool today to sign the BCSSA form, drop off the Tag day and Volunteer cheques, sign up for Tag Day, buy your NWRSC Social and Dance tickets and make your apparel orders.

The deadline for the first apparel order is on Monday, April 27th so please drop by the pool tomorrow – check out the apparel order form on our website or contact Amy Nowicki if you have any questions. The next apparel order will be taken at the Blue and White meet on Saturday, May 23.

Our registrar would appreciate if you sign up on-line though the Active Network tonight so the BCSSA form can be printed and signed tomorrow at noon to 2 pm at the Kin Pool. We had a great turn out today so please secure your spot.

Here is the link:

When registering your second, third or fourth child in your immediate family, please use the coupon code SECOND,THIRD or FOURTH child to get the discount. Alumni swimmers please use the ALUMNi coupon code.

Any questions, please contact Michelle James

It’s going to be a fantastic season!

See you at the pool,

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On-Line Registration Reminder

Posted by Nanaimo White Rapids Swim Club at Apr 20, 2015 9:39AM PDT

Good Morning Swim Families,

Thank you to all those swimmers who have already registered on-line. We are happy to have you in the Active Network and back in the club for another successful season!

A reminder from our registrar and coaching staff that it would be greatly appreciated if you could register on-line as soon as possible to arrange swim groups and to prepare BCSSA forms for signing. Here is the information:

Use the following link to take you to the Active Network that is hosting our registration process. You will need to create an Active Network Username to start, and then follow the registration process as outlined online. Payment can be made online using major credit cards.

Due to increasing numbers of swimmers, we may need to find optimum levels of the total registrations this year. Remaining spaces for new swimmers will be open on April 25th, so register early to avoid disappointment.

When registering your second, third or fourth child in your immediate family, please use the coupon code SECOND, THIRD OR FOURTH with each subsequent registration to receive the $25 off each sibling after the first.

Alumni swimmers are swimmers that have graduated from high school. Their coupon code is ALUMNI to get their appropriate rate.

Please plan on popping by the pool during registration weekend (April 25 and 26) between 12pm and 2pm to drop off:
• Volunteer cheque $100 per family (post-dated to August 31, 2015)
• Tag Day cheque $75 per family (post-dated to May 9, 2015)

If you have any questions, please contact Michelle James

Thank you,
Leah Johnson
NWRSC President

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Cowichan Splash & Dash

Posted by Byron Trajan at Apr 16, 2015 10:26PM PDT

Hey White Rapids Families,

Another multisport opportunity takes place this Sunday down in Duncan with the Cowichan Breakers’ Splash & Dash!

NWRSC Coaching Staff