Hello Gators,   The Gators team had a fantastic Provincials meet at the beautiful Markham Pan Am Pool hosted by Thornhill Multisport.  North York Gators finished 17th out of 57 teams – a fantastic finish for our small team. I can honestly say it’s such a pleasure to spend a weekend with these wonderful people. …
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New FIMA approved Swimsuit – just in time for the Provincials. This is a MUST HAVE for all Master Swimmers. It keeps you longer in streamline position, makes you more efficient. Takes off 5 dress sizes (hence the streamlining) Comes highly recommended. Best of all: it is on sale for all masters participating at the Provincials 2016 …
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Sunday March 13th 1-) 3 x 300 #1: drill-sw by 50 # 2 kick-sw by 50 #3: scull-sw by 25 2-) Dist 4 x [300 sw         100 kick          200 sw          100 kick           100 sw] Rounds 1&3: swim is pull, rounds 2&4: w/ fins Mid &Sprint      3 x 200 fr-BS by …
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Dear Gators,  We had a fun meet at Thornhill! Ralph, Kelly, Wayne, Dan, Scott, John, Menashe and I were all there swimming fast (or trying to!) with Guillermo cheering, timing, predicting and advising. Despite goggle mishaps and misplaced cell phones there were great races, faun relays, ribbons won (lots by some!), personal bests and perfect …
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If you are registered for, planning to register for or have questions regarding any of the meets, please let me know! You are welcome to come, watch and cheer if you don’t want to compete. Thornhill Feb 28th, 2016: http://thornhillmultisport.com/programs/invitationalswimmeet/ Provincials (Markham) April 1-3 2016: http://2016provincialchampionships.com/en/ Nationals (Etobicoke) May 20-23rd 2016: http://www.mastersswimmingontario.ca/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/2016-05-20-21-22-23-Nationals-Etobicoke-final-english.pdf Have a great day. See you …
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Focus meets During the meets listed below our club will have a coach present. This is helpful for swimmers to give a last minute prep talk and to later analyze your race. Once back in the training pool you can keep those comments in mind and try to incorporate them. Mark your Calendar. The meet …
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The Championship will be held at the Pan Am Pool in Markham. April 1st – April 3rd, 2016 : 4:00 p.m. on Friday, April 1, 2016. 7:00 a.m. on Saturday, April 2, 2016. 7:30 a.m. on Sunday, April 3, 2016 Registration Deadline: March 20th, 2016 NO Deck entries. Cost: $60,- plus $5,- for each individual …
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Thornhill Masters Aquatic Club is hosting a meet this Sunday, February 28th, 2016. Warm-up starts at 8:00 am. – (very reasonable) Registration Deadline: Friday February 26th, 2016 ( Yes, there is still time, you can enter via email) NO Deck entries! Cost: $60,- for 5 individual events. Here is the link: http://www.mastersswimmingontario.ca/wp-content/uploads/2015/02/2016-02-28-Thornhill-final1.pdf But why should …
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Dear Gators, There is no swim this Sunday, Feb 14th. We have just been notified that the City of Toronto has cancelled our permit for that day as they have to complete some electrical work and need to cut the power at Douglas Snow Aquatic Centre. They apologize for the inconvenience – hopefully you will …
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February News

February 4th, 2016 | Posted by Swim Gators Webmaster in Gator News - (0 Comments)

Dear Gators, Happy Groundhog Day! Finding it tough to get off the couch in the evening or out of that warm cozy bed in the mornings? I think we all find it tough to attend practices sometimes – especially during winter. Life (and laziness for me!) gets in the way sometimes. But our coaches make …
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