NEWSLETTER NOVEMBER 2023
We would like to welcome all new and last season members in Dynamo Swim School and Team programs.
Dynamo has over 210 members and 11 coaches in our programs in Burnaby and Surrey and has a waiting list for Surrey at this time. We are doing our best to provide quality programs and have all our members reaching their goals in swimming.
This season has starting with a lot of successes in our Swim School and Swim Team programs.
First Competition of the season was last weekend in Richmond and was a great success for all the swimmers racing for the first time or not the first time. There were over 400 swimmers in the competition and all Dynamo swimmers got best times in their events and won medals and ribbons.
Valentin Glivenko 14 years old won 5 medals and broke 5 Dynamo Records, 2 gold and 3 silver and qualified for Nationals in the 14 and under category.
Colby Mack 9 years old won bronze medal in 25m Free
Aryan Sonaje 10 years old won bronze medal 25m Back
Rya Wong 10 years old won bronze medal in 25m Free
Every participant won a ribbon and got in top 8 in their event and had a lot of fun.
You can get your awards at Kensigton pool on Friday 4-6pm.
Congratulations swimmers and coaches for a excellent performance !
Next Competition is going to be in North Vancouver on the 19th November, 2023. You can find the Meet Info in the attachment and let me know before November 13th if you are not going to participate.
In order to qualify for next level of competition you have to swim the qualifying time for each level to participate in this competitions. Any competition give you the opportunity to qualify.
Swim BC Provincial Competition plan is comprised of Divisional Competitions progressing to Provincial Championships.
There are 3 winter, and 3 summer Divisional competitions. The regions represented in the Divisional format are combinations of existing regions of the province, designed to create equity in numbers and competition. Divisional Competitions are held short course to permit access to more facilities in BC and provide hosting opportunities for more Swim BC member clubs.
Provincial Championships are the pinnacle of Swim BC competitive programming. There are two Provincial Championships, 1 winter, and 1 summer. Both competitions are held in long course championship caliber pools.
2024 PROVINCIAL COMPETITIONS
|Winter Divisionals – Island & Coastal Vancouver
|Winter Divisionals – North & Interior
|Winter Divisionals – Fraser & Vancouver
|Winter Provincial Championships
|Summer Divisionals – Island & Coastal Vancouver
|Summer Divisionals – North & Interior
|Summer Divisionals – Fraser & Vancouver
|Summer Provincial Championships
|Open Water Championships
UPCOMING REGIONAL / INVITATIONAL MEETS AND TIME TRIALS
The following link will take you to the Swimming Canada portal – all BC sanctioned competition and Swimming Canada competition are posted here.
CONGRATULATIONS to new BOARD OF DIRECTORS FOR 2023-2024
At AGM last week-end we presented the Trophy winners for the most emprouved swimmer last season.
Here are the winners;
DYNAMO SWIM CLUB AWARDS 2022-2023 SEASON
MOST IMPROVED SWIMMER
BY AGE GROUPS
9 YEARS OLD
NADIA PETROVA MARTENS KOLBY MACK
10 YEARS OLD
11 YEARS OLD
12 YEARS OLD
SASHA PETROVA-MARTENS NATHAN LIU
14 YEARS OLD
15 YEARS OLD AND OVER
SASHA PETROVA MARTENS 12 VALENTIN GLIVENKO 14
SPECIAL OLYMPIC SWIMMER WITH A DISABILITY
DECLAN TAYLOR 14
VOLUNTEERS OF THE YEAR- AZLIM RAJWANI