WELCOME TO THE GRANDE PRAIRIE SYNQUATICS CLUB 2019/2020 SEASON!
SCHEDULE **Subject to ELC pool time approval
INTRO-TO-SYNCHRO (runs twice a year):
Fall Session: Saturdays 11:45 am-1:15 pm beginning September 14
Winter Session: Saturdays 11:45 am-1:15 pm beginning January 11
Tuesdays & Thursdays 5:15-7:15 pm beginning September 17
Tuesdays & Thursdays 5:00-8:00 pm beginning September 17
Saturdays 9:00-1:15 pm
Dryland training one morning per week TBD
Thursdays 6:45-8:15 pm beginning September 19
MERMAIDS (runs twice a year - inquire with coach regarding skill level):
Fall Session: Thursdays 5:30-7:00 pm beginning September 19
Winter Session: Thursdays 5:30-7:00 pm beginning January 9
ADULT FITNESS MERMAIDS:
Monthly sessions to be offered during the season - watch for announcements!
PARENT INFO NIGHT
All parents are expected to attend this information session on Thursday September 19 at 6:00 pm in the Eastlink Centre On-Deck Classroom (near where the girls meet to warm up and stretch). Details about the season, a club contact list, calendar of events, club T-shirt sizes and more will be provided at this important meeting. There will also be opportunities for parents to become involved. Your participation is essential to the success of Grande Prairie Synquatics Club!!!
Anyone wishing to try synchronized swimming may do so for the first two Intro sessions in September (14thth and 21st). Registration will need to be completed and fees submitted for the program of choice. However, all fees (minus the $25.00 registration fee) will be returned should your swimmer choose not to continue in the program once the trial period is over. If your swimmer does choose to continue, registration fees will be deposited immediately.
TEAM BONDING EVENTS
There are two exciting Team Bonding Events planned for this season. This is an opportunity for all swimmers in the club and their coaches to come together and have fun while getting to know each other outside the pool. Friendships are made here that last a lifetime - watch for details!
Our annual Mock Meet is scheduled for March 14th at the Eastlink Centre and will include all swimmers. It is an excellent opportunity for the girls to interact with other Synchro clubs in the region and for our non-competitive swimmers to get an idea of what a competition is all about.
TEAM CLOTHING REQUIREMENTS
Synchronized swimming is a team sport and the GP Synquatics Club has required team clothing. Dressing uniformly instills a sense of unity and pride amongst the swimmers at both the recreational and competitive levels. When swimmers participate in club activities inside and outside of the pool, they represent the Grande Prairie Synquatics Club in all they do. We want the public to be able to identify the girls in their activities to help promote and applaud them.
A variety of clothing with our logo will also be available for you to purchase at the beginning of the season. The link will be posted on our website and Facebook pages.
INTRO & PRE-COMPETITIVE CLOTHING REQUIREMENT
COMPETITIVE CLOTHING REQUIREMENT
*One pair of goggles is sufficient for beginning of season but must be replaced if necessary.
**Swimmer is not limited to a white cap during practice time, they may wear any cap they choose; A white cap is necessary for testing and the mock meet.
MERMAID CLOTHING REQUIREMENT
MASTERS CLOTHING REQUIREMENT
Fundraising helps to provide money for pool costs, coaching costs, and equipment needs. If you contribute to the fundraising efforts that the club organizes, your cheques will be returned to you. If you do not participate in the events your cheques will be deposited.
Please bring bond cheques to the first class or to the Parent Meeting. The number of fundraisers depends on the level of your swimmer:
*We will also be doing an extra fundraiser at the beginning of year - we will be collecting orders for a selection of jerky, pepperoni and frozen meats from Shawn’s Custom Meats. Details will be given at the Parent Meeting.