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Annual PCSPA Swimmer & Parent Meeting

Our Annual PCS Swimmers & Parents association meeting is taking place via Zoom on Sunday, October 17th 2021 from 10:30-11:30am. 

At this meeting we will discuss the role the parent's association plays in supporting the swimmers and club, as well as what we can do in the upcoming season moving forward. The meeting will be led by PSCPA president Doreen Melrdum, and we will hear from multiple members of the PCSPA. Attendance is strongly encouraged to learn how you can support your swimmer and club and what you can do to get involved during the upcoming season. 

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Swim with the Vikes 2021

Our annual Swim with the Vikes Event is now open for registration!

Swim with the Vikes is an immersive swim session where your child can swim and play some games led by our affiliated Varsity Swim club. This event will take place at Saanich Commonwealth Place from 10am-11:30am on October 17th, 2021.

Sign up can be found here: Swim with the Vikes 2021

Requirements: 10& under swimmers in Levels Lightning Fast 4& up 

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Silent Auction Countdown

Our Silent Auction Fundraiser is still on until September 14th! 

In non-Covid times, we rely mainly on hosting meets as a way to raise funds for expensive pool fees—but there have been no swim meets since early 2020. This online Silent Auction Fundraiser aims to replace some of the fundraising lost due to the pandemic. 

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Join Our Team! We're Hiring for the 2021-2022 Season!

Are you looking for part-time work in the fall? Do you love to teach and work with kids? Join our team of engaging, dynamic coaches at PCS! We are looking for motivated, in-water coaches for our Lightning Fast programs starting in the fall! WSI (Water Safety Instructor), Community Coach and/or Swimming 101 qualifications are recommended.

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Mark Your Calendars! Welcome Back BBQ is September 10th!

As we gear up for our 19th season, we are inviting everyone in the PCS family to join us on Friday, September 10th 2021 for a Welcome Back BBQ at the Beaver Lake Picnic Area! The BBQ will run from 5:00 pm until dusk. We hope you will be able to make it to join us in celebrating the start of the 2021-2022 swim season! See you there!

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LFSS is Back at Panorama + New Masters Programs at GH and UVic!

Fall registration update! LFSS Levels 1-5 are back at Panorama Tuesday and Thursday afternoons this fall! We also have several Masters options - Monday/Thursday nights at Gordon Head and Tuesday/Thursday nights at UVic. Registration is now open, so click HERE for more information and join Canada's gold medal sport today! See you on deck soon!

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Canadian rower and ex-PCS swimmer Caileigh Filmer wins bronze at Tokyo!

Canadian rowers Caileigh Filmer of Victoria and Hillary Janssens of Cloverdale, B.C. won Canada's first rowing medal of Tokyo 2020 on Thursday, taking bronze in the women's pair. Caileigh previously was an incredible young swimmer with PCS and still holds 11-12 Girls club records in SC 400 Free, 800 Free and 1500 Free - a testament to her resilience and endurance to secure the medal in Tokyo! This is Canada's 10th medal at the 2020 Games.

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Register Now for Summer Vikes Swim Camps!

Summer time is the best time to start swimming, learn new skills and have fun! Vikes Swim Camp introduces children to the arena of competitive swimming. Experienced coaches will lead campers in stroke improvement, swim games, swim fitness, dry land skills and provide an opportunity for feedback from under/over water video. Participants must be able to swim 50m or be at a Lightning Fast 3/Red Cross Level 6 or higher.

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What's summer training without a good lake swim?

Who needs a lane to yourself when you can have the whole lake? Great practice at Thetis Lake this past week! Swimmers got to squeeze in a picture at the 2nd island about 500m from the start point. Awesome job Bolts!

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500 Swimmers, 500 Trees Planted!

Despite a challenging season, we have hit an incredible milestone of registering our 500th swimmer this year! To celebrate this achievement, PCS has partnered with OneTreePlanted to plant 500 trees for all the PCS swimmers registered this year.

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