Partnership with Para NB – “Have a Go”-days

In partnership with Para New Brunswick – Sport & Recreation, Swimming New Brunswick intends to launch a new program named ”SWIMMING FOR ALL” in 2020. The project comprises three so-called “Have a Go”-days in the three regions of the province, including practical sessions mixed between able-bodied and para-swimmers. In total, there are currently about 40 persons with a disability across the province, who have signalled their interest in discovering our sport and give it a try. We kindly ask all clubs interested in hosting such a day to fill in the enclosed form and return it to us by January 30th, 2020 at the latest. In this regard, please be informed that SNB will cover all reasonable costs associated with hosting this event (i.e. pool, board, expenses of staff and trainers, etc.). An ideal date for its delivery would be in the period between the end of March and April 2020.

Devo Camp – CVAC

Despite very challenging weather conditions, 17 swimmers were able to participate in the Devo camp hosted in Riverview on January 12th, 2020 hosted by Codiac Vikings Aquatic Club (CVAC). Thanks to Melanie Melanson for her efforts prior, during and after the camp.

Here some impressions:

NB Open Cup – January 31st-February 2nd, 2020

The meet package for the New Brunswick Open Cup is now available. Please be reminded that this SNB-sanctioned meet will be hosted by Codiac Vikings Aquatic Club (CVAC) and that the deadline for registration is January 22nd, 2020.

Swimming Canada: 2020 Declaration of Availability

All swimmers and coaches wishing to be considered for selection/nominations must declare their availability by March 17th, 2020 using the link below:

The selection/nomination criteria for all events are available on the Swimming Canada website.

NB vs. PEI Duel Meet – Update

Due to logistical reasons, PEI will not be able to host this event on the date foreseen. A new day has not yet been scheduled but we are in exchange with PEI to fix a new date and will of course keep you apprised of further developments as and when they occur. Stay tuned!

Calendar of the week

Distance Meet

Swimmers from clubs of the Center and the South will participate in the Distance Meet organized by Fredericton Aquanauts Swimming Team (FAST) in Fredericton on January 18th/19th, 2020.

Best of luck to all participants!

Best regards,
Marwen Ghali

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