Hello Families,

Here is your weekly update. There are a few important action items so please read carefully!!

May Practice Schedule Changes:

No practices for swim or water polo on Victoria Day Monday May 21st


No AM practices on Tuesdays or Thursdays for the rest of May. Please note changes:

Wednesday May 23rd - all groups - Seniors, Intermediates & Juniors
Friday May 25th - Seniors and Intermediates
Monday May 28th - Seniors and Juniors
Wednesday May 30th - all groups - Seniors, Intermediates & Juniors
Friday June 1st - Seniors & Intermediates.

Be on deck for 6:15am.

Swim Coaches Bulletins:

Please see important messages from our head coaches of swim below.



Recommended Equipment Purchases:
-Short Fins for swimmers of all ages (including junior preps)
- Snorkelsfor Junior, Intermediates & Seniors

Talk to your coaches if you have questions!

Swim Meet & Clinic Sign-up Form

Sign-up for swim meets and swim clinics on-line by completing a google form at this linkhttps://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdzqDy5-UzANXCqbZzd-CvjL7fmTP_Z6soqnm7hTAX8UdKY8w/viewform?c=0&w=1

You will need to indicate the Division of your swimmer. Not sure what Division your swimmer is? Check the BCSSA age locator herehttps://www.bcsummerswimming.com/docs/AgeLocator-Swimming&Synchro-2018.pdf

Deadline for the Cudas Start, Turn & Finish Clinic is Monday May 21st - open to swimmers who are Junior Prep 3 and up. Partial season swimmers who are Junior Prep 3 and up are welcome and encouraged to come.

Deadline for Mock Meet is Monday May 21st. This event is designed for all levels of Junior Prep and any swimmers new to competition. Partial season swimmers are highly encouraged to participate. Club pancake breakfast to follow.

Deadline for the Mantas Meet @ SFU is also Monday May 21st.

Deadline for Barracudas Development Meet and Grand Prix is Sunday May 27th - This is the home meet! Don't forget to sign-up.

Mock Meet @ Bonsor

Sunday May 27th @ Bonsor 7-10am

This event is open to all junior preps 1-3 and any swimmers new to competition.

Partial season swimmers are strongly encouraged to participate - there will be a kick board event. Don't be afraid, come give it a try. It's a pressure free way to see what a swim competition is like.

The following volunteers are still needed. Please email Michelle at meetmanager@burnabybarracudas.comif you can help. We'll have experienced parents there to teach you the ropes.
-Clerk of the Course: 2
- Marshall: 1
- Timing: 3

Club Wide Pancake Breakfast @ Bonsor Sunday May 27th

Open to all club members - Swim, Water Polo & Dive and partial season swimmers!!Come pick-up your team shirt and swim cap. Get to know other families in the club. This is meant to be a fun social event for club members

When: Sunday May 27th @ 9:15 (following the mock meet)
Where: Bonsor Community Centre Multipurpose room (upstairs)

$5 for pancake breakfast plate
Coffee and pastry by donation

Please place your orders using the following formhttps://goo.gl/forms/7V9p2BiEH0kW3TGI3

Payment can be made at the breakfast. Cash payment only and exact change appreciated!!


Officials Clinics - 2 left!!

Two Officials Training Clinics remain. Please sign-up if you are able.You will earn 2 volunteer hours for the training and can earn additional volunteer hours by shadowing at the Mock Meet and other swim meets.

Starter-Ref, May 23rd, 7pm, BCSSA office (201-2323 Boundary Road, Vancouver) - previous officiating experience recommended
Stroke & Turn, May 29, 7pm, BCSSA office (open to all)


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