Blue & Gold Event
|Location||Nanaimo Aquatic Centre|
|Start Date||Jun 17, 2020 4:00 PM|
|End Date||Jun 17, 2020 6:00 PM|
|Job Signup Deadline||Jun 15, 2020|
Once each session the club hosts Blue and Gold night which is a fun team event where swimmers in the Olympic Way program and the Los Angeles-1984 and Seoul-1988 groups showcase their swimming. It is a great way for young swimmers to experience a mini swim meet in the comfort of their home pool. Swimmers in the Barcelona-1992 group and above act as officials and big buddies to the participants under the direction of the Assistant Head Coach.
Swimmers meet their coach at their Level flag on the deck at 3:45 pm where they are placed with big buddies in heat groups. It’s a good idea to bring an extra towel (or two) as they will be in and out of the water. Parents are encouraged to come and cheer on their children.
Olympic Way swimmers that have completed their current registered Level will be honoured at the event
Upon conclusion of the event, we will be hosting our annual end of season BBQ from 6:30pm - 8:30pm. We invite all Riptides (including Olympic Way swimmers and families to join us for fun, food and activites at the lower picnic shelter at Bowen Park, located down by the river across from the Curling Rink. The club will be providing hamburgers, hot dogs and drinks and ask for each family to bring their favorite side dish e.g. salad, dessert, finger food...It is also a good idea to bring your own lawn chairs or blankets to sit on. Please be sure to declare your attendance to this event under the BBQ event tab.
New to the Riptides, or our Olympic Way lessons? Here's a comprehensive parent guide to Blue & Gold Night
**Sign up will be available closer to the event date