Swimming Canada: 2023 Eastern and Western Championships and beyond

As of March 2023, Eastern and Western Canadian Swimming Championships will move to mid-March and take place prior to Canadian Swimming Trials. This decision has been taken to provide better progression from Provincial Championships in early March over East/West competitions to Trials in early April. This will also provide a better training block for swimmers after Eastern/Western Championships to prepare for the summer competitions.

This will be officially communicated by Swimming Canada in early May 2020.

Canadian Paralympic Committee: Para Sport Fund

The Canadian Paralympic Committee and Canadian Tire Jumpstart Charities have announced that applications for the 2020 Para Sport Jumpstart Fund are now open.

All sport clubs with existing or developing Para sport programming for children with disabilities are encouraged to apply for the 2020 Para Sport Jumpstart Fund, which can cover costs associated with registration, transportation, staffing, recruitment and equipment.
The application deadline is 15th March 2020.

For more information on eligibility and/or to apply, please visit the following site:

https://jumpstart.canadiantire.ca/pages/para-sportjumpstart-fund

Technical Committee: Education Sub-Committee

The FUNdamental Coach Course, which was supposed to be held in Bathurst last weekend, is postponed due to the limited number of registrations received. The new deadline for registration is 4th April 2020.

Technical Committee: NB vs. PEI Duel Meet

We are pleased to inform you that the NB vs PEI duel meet will now take place in Charlottetown on 9th May 2020. You can consult the list of invited swimmers via the link below. More logistical information will be communicated in the upcoming weeks.

https://drive.google.com/drive/u/0/folders/1bnzFVEFNP1gOUvyaLPeAXZ3bVyi4XE4r

Summary of last week’s meets: CNBO/TIDE LC Invitational & NextGen and Performance Camp

Saint John Fundy Aquatic Club (TIDE) and Club De Natation Bleu Et Or (CNBO) would like to thank all volunteers for their support at the 1st long course meet of the season held last weekend. The meet was a big success because of you! Full decks of officials, parents, volunteers, coaches, etc. “The reason we do it is first and foremost for our kids so they can compete.” Thank you very much!

We congratulate also all swimmers, who have realized the Eastern Canadian Championships standards.

Many thanks also to Brian Wood, Angie McKinley and the club TIDE for the good organization of the NextGen and Performance camp, with 33 swimmers participating.

Calendar of the Week

Best of luck” # $to all our young swimmers, who will participate in the 10 & Under Festival in Miramichi on 22nd February 2020, which will be organized and delivered by Miramichi Whitecaps Swim Club (MWC). Thanks to all volunteers and all involved in planning of this meet. If you wish to take part as an official, please contact the host club MWC via the following address: whitecapswimming@gmail.com

Provincial Records

Six provincial records were broken by Jesse Canney and une national/provincial record by Danielle Dorris at the LC Invitational co-hosted by CNBO/TIDE.
Good job, way to go! #swimNBproud

SwimmerCategoryEventPerformance
Jesse CanneyS1450 m Freestyle29.47
100 m Freestyle1:02.47
200 Freestyle2:12.25
100 m Butterfly1:07.16
100 m Backstroke1:10.92
SM14200 m Medley2:35.69
Danielle DorrisS850m Backstroke39.84

Best regards,
Marwen Ghali

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