March 2015 News

Congratulations Team BC

Team BC, which included our own BC Aquasonics athletes Alanna Stobbe (pictured 2nd from the right) and Seray Sefayi (pictured 4th from the left), placed fourth at the Canada Winter Games last week in Prince George. Congratulations!

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National Stream Provincial Champions

Congratulations also to our Junior Teams who once again brought home medals from BC Provincial Synchronized Swimming Championships (National Stream) in February. The Junior A and Combo Teams and the Junior Duet won gold in each of their respective events while the Junior B Team won bronze. For full results, go to Synchro BC.

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Surrey Practices Move to Guildford Pool March 23 – April 24

Surrey Sport and Leisure will be closed from March 23 to April 24 for major maintenance. All Surrey practices will take place at the new Guildford pool during this time except for National Stream teams who will move to CCAC for their Sunday practices. The new Guildford pool is located at 15105 – 105 Avenue. For more information on the new pool, click here.

National Qualifier Synchronized Swimming Championships

The next stop for our National Stream teams is the National Qualifier, March 24 – 29, also in Victoria at Saanich Commonwealth Place, where they will compete against clubs from across the country. Our 13-15 Back to the Future Team will also be pre-swimming at this event. You can watch live on Sports TV.

For more information, schedule, and the link to watch live, go to Synchro Canada.

For information on volunteering at this event, contact Chris Strickland, Local Meet Manager at chrisstrickland@shaw.ca. Online volunteer sign-ups will take place as usual on ivolunteer.

AAP for BC Aquasonics Athletes

At the National Stream Provincials, 5 BC Aquasonics athletes were recipients of the BC Athlete Assistance Program (BC AAP) funding provided by the Province of British Columbia. Congratulations to:

  • Alanna Stobbe
  • Seray Sefayi
  • Cameron Blades
  • Alexia Iten
  • Kalista Iten

What’s Coming Up

Mar 7
No training at SSLC

Mar 23-Apr 24
SSLC Closed for Maintenance; Surrey practices move to Guildford Aquatic Centre; National Stream practices go to CCAC on Sundays

Mar 24-29
National Qualifier (National Stream), Commonwealth Games Pool, Victoria, BC

Apr 17-19
Lower Mainland Regional Championships (Provincial Stream) and Lower Mainland Recreational Meet, Watermania, Richmond, BC

Apr 26-May 3
Canadian Open Synchronized Swimming Championships (National Stream), Scarborough, ON

May 22-24
Jean Peters Provincial Championships (Provincial Stream), Kamloops, BC

May 24-31
Junior A & Combo Team US Open, Long Island, New York

June 6-7
13-15 Team Blossom Invitational Meet, Kirkland, Washington