miltonmarlins.ca http://miltonmarlins.ca Tue, 16 Sep 2014 18:53:51 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=3.9.2 Weekly Updates! – Sept 15th http://miltonmarlins.ca/2014/09/15/weekly-updates-sept-15th/ http://miltonmarlins.ca/2014/09/15/weekly-updates-sept-15th/#comments Mon, 15 Sep 2014 12:53:43 +0000 http://miltonmarlins.ca/?p=4550 Here’s whats coming up for MMST Families-

  • 1st Club Night of the Season!- Tuesday Oct. 7th- All Novice, Junior and Senior swimmers invited (begins at 5:30pm)
  • 2014/ 2015 Meet and Greet- Tuesday Oct.7th (immediately following the 1st Club Night of the season) A great chance to come out, eat some pizza and meet fellow swimmers, parents, coaches, and board members! Click HERE
  • 2014- 2015 TENTATIVE Swim Meet Schedule has been posted to our website and you can find that HERE
  • If you are making any purchases online through Team Aquatics throughout the year, enter the code marlins-MMS at the checkout to receive 20% off your purchase. 
  • Office Hours for 2014-2015 Season: Mondays 5-6 PM; Wednesdays 3:30-5 PM (beginning Oct 8th); Fridays 4-5 PM. Additional hours are available by appointment. Please contact us at info@miltonmarlins.ca to arrange.

Team Apparal/ Equipment for the upcoming season-

DEADLINE TO ORDER ALL CLOTHING/ EQUIPMENT/ SUITS WILL BE THURSDAY SEPT 18th.

Trish will be in the office with swim suit samples and equipment samples on the following days this week:

  • Sept. 17th & 18th from 4:30-6pm (suits and swim equipment only- no apparel)

Order forms for the equipment and team gear can now be found on the competitive registration page of our website HERE

Pictures of all the apparel can be found on that page as well. The Junior tshirts are not on that form but you will be able to place your order for those through Trish.

Required Team Clothing by Group:

  • Novice- Green novice tshirt (no cost to you, club pays for this but you do need to place your order so your child receives the correct size/ name spelling)
  • Junior & Senior- Team tshirt (not picture on documents found online) & team track suit (jacket and pants)

***ALL OTHER APPAREL IS OPTIONAL. You’ll see we have a number of items for parents as well that want to show their MMST Pride.

If you have any questions, please contact our Uniform Coordinator Trish at tnt_zammit@hotmail.com
If any of the above times do not work for you for sizing, please contact Trish.

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Weekly Updates! – Sept 8th http://miltonmarlins.ca/2014/09/08/weekly-updates-sept-8th/ http://miltonmarlins.ca/2014/09/08/weekly-updates-sept-8th/#comments Mon, 08 Sep 2014 12:38:44 +0000 http://miltonmarlins.ca/?p=4542 Pool practices commence today Monday Sept. 8th. Click HERE for the practice schedule from Sept. 8th- Oct. 3rd. Morning practices for Juniors and Seniors will start on Oct. 4th. 

NOTE: There will be NO Novice and Junior practice on Wednesday Sept. 10th due to our new swimmer evaluation occuring at this time. 

  •  All new and returning families are invited to our Volunteer/ Up the Ladder Officiating Information session on September 11th from 5:30- 7pm at the Milton Sports Centre in Meeting Room 4. Details found HERE
  • 1st Club Night of the Season!- Tuesday Oct. 7th- All Novice, Junior and Senior swimmers invited (begins at 5:30pm)
  • 2014/ 2015 Meet and Greet- Tuesday Oct.7th (immediately following the 1st Club Night of the season) A great chance to come out, eat some pizza and meet fellow swimmers, parents, coaches, and board members! Click HERE
  • 2014- 2015 TENTATIVE Swim Meet Schedule has been posted to our website and you can find that HERE
  • Team Aquatics BBQ/ Sale- Sat Sept 13th. Everything a minimum of 25% off!! Details found HERE  As well- if you are making any purchases online through Team Aquatics throughout the year, enter the code marlins-MMS at the checkout to receive 20% off your purchase. 

Team Apparal/ Equipment for the upcoming season- Our uniform/ equipment coordinator will be in the office at the below times with sizing kits to help you get your swimmers all set for the upcoming swim season!

MMST Custom Swim Suits Sizing and ordering-

  • Sept. 10th, 17th & 18th from 4:30- 6 PM in the MMST Office at MSC
  • Sept. 11th from 4-7 PM

Equipment Sizing and ordering-

  • Trish will have fins/ paddles/ kickboards in the office for your swimmer to try on/ take a look at during the following times : Sept. 10th, 17th & 18th from 4:30- 6 PM in the MMST Office at MSC. Also on Sept. 11th from 4-7 PM.
  • We will be putting together an equipment order this year. That means any new gear your swimmer needs can be ordered through Trish! Team Aquatics will be giving us a 25% discount on this bulk order. This is the same savings as going to the Team Aquatics BBQ and Sale. So rather than fighting the crowds for your gear, you can get the same discount by placing your order through Trish.
  • The list of required equipment for swimmers based on the group they’re in can be found HERE
  • Order form for equipment can be found HERE

Apparel Sizing and ordering-

  • Sizing for all apparel for the upcoming year will be on Thursday Sept. 11th from 4-7 PM in the MMST office at MSC. You will be able to place your orders for your apparel at this time as well!

If you have any questions, please contact our Uniform Coordinator Trish at tnt_zammit@hotmail.com
If any of the above times do not work for you for sizing, please contact Trish.

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Start of Season Practice Schedule http://miltonmarlins.ca/2014/08/15/start-of-season-practice-schedule/ http://miltonmarlins.ca/2014/08/15/start-of-season-practice-schedule/#comments Fri, 15 Aug 2014 23:19:33 +0000 http://miltonmarlins.ca/?p=4504 First practice for all Novice, Junior, and Senior swimmers will take place on Tuesday Sept. 2nd at Rotary Park!

  • Dryland practices at Rotary Park will run for all 3 groups on Tuesday Sept 2nd, Wednesday Sept 3rd, and Thursday Sept 4th from 4pm-5pm

First Pool Practice will be on Monday Sept. 8th.

Sept. 8th- Oct. 3rd Practice Schedule

Regular Practice schedule will begin on Oct. 4th and can be found HERE

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2014/ 2015 Tentative Swim Meet Schedule http://miltonmarlins.ca/2014/08/13/2014-2015-tentative-swim-meet-schedule/ http://miltonmarlins.ca/2014/08/13/2014-2015-tentative-swim-meet-schedule/#comments Wed, 13 Aug 2014 15:05:35 +0000 http://miltonmarlins.ca/?p=4476 2014-2015 Meet Schedule
*Note that this is a tentative swim meet schedule and is subject to change at the coaches discretion. Changes will be announced throughout the season as they may occur.

Time Standards for various meets:

Central Region Championship Time Standards – 2014-15
Link to Festival/ Provincial Time Standards- http://swimontario.com/index_sr.php?id=1657
Link to Age Group National/ Senior National Time Standards- https://www.swimming.ca/NationalTimeStandards

 

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2014/2015 Swim Season Competitive Registration Opens July 30th http://miltonmarlins.ca/2014/07/17/20142015-swim-season-competitive-registration-opens-july-30th/ http://miltonmarlins.ca/2014/07/17/20142015-swim-season-competitive-registration-opens-july-30th/#comments Thu, 17 Jul 2014 17:50:12 +0000 http://miltonmarlins.ca/?p=4444 Registration will open for the 2014/ 2015 season for all competitive groups- Novice, Junior, and Senior- on July 30th.

Please review the NEW MMST Registration Handbook (UPDATED July 29th version posted HERE) PRIOR to registering your swimmer. All essential information regarding the upcoming swim season can be found in this handbook (swim fees, practice schedules, volunteer point system changes, code of conduct etc).

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New Swimmer Evaluation Night http://miltonmarlins.ca/2014/07/13/new-swimmer-evaluation-night/ http://miltonmarlins.ca/2014/07/13/new-swimmer-evaluation-night/#comments Sun, 13 Jul 2014 20:25:13 +0000 http://miltonmarlins.ca/?p=4423 All new  MIT swimmers must have a swim assessment before registering.   Children should already have passed ‘Swimmer’ level 4 and be under the age of 13 before attempting to enter this program (or be able to swim one full length of the pool unassisted).  Having an evaluation done will ensure your child is being placed in the correct level.

MiT Evaluation Night- September 10th from 5-7 PM at Milton Sports Centre.

You do not need to sign up for the evaluation night. Evaluations will be done on a first come, first serve basis on the 10th.

Click HERE for the MiT schedule for Fall 2014!

Click the link below to read the NEW MiT Handbook which contains important information regarding program skills, refund policy, yearly calendar and information on our NEW Swim 2 Excel program being launched in September 2014!

MiT Handbook 2014-15
2014/2015 MiT Fees

Marlins-in-Training Session Dates-

Session 1: September 15th, 2014- Nov.14th, 2014
Session 2: Nov. 17th, 2014- Jan 30th, 2015
Session 3: Feb. 2nd, 2015- April 10th, 2015
Session 4: April 13th, 2015- June 12th, 2015

Please email our Registrar with any questions!

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Marlins-in-Training Fall 2014 Registration http://miltonmarlins.ca/2014/07/13/marlins-in-training-fall-2014-registration/ http://miltonmarlins.ca/2014/07/13/marlins-in-training-fall-2014-registration/#comments Sun, 13 Jul 2014 19:48:46 +0000 http://miltonmarlins.ca/?p=4413 Registration is ongoing throughout the year!

All new  MIT swimmers must have a swim assessment before registering.   Children should already have passed ‘Swimmer’ level 4 and be under the age of 13 before attempting to enter this program (or be able to swim one full length of the pool unassisted).  Having an evaluation done will ensure your child is being placed in the correct level.

Evaluations are done on an ongoing basis throughout the year by appointment. Please contact the Registrar to arrange a time for your evaluation- registrar@miltonmarlins.ca

Click HERE for the MiT and Swim 2 Excel schedule for Fall 2014! (Updated August 27th)

Click the link below to read the NEW MiT Handbook which contains important information regarding program skills, refund policy, yearly calendar and information on our NEW Swim 2 Excel program being launched in September 2014!

MiT Handbook 2014-15 UPDATED Sept 9th
2014/2015 MiT Fees

Marlins-in-Training Session Date-

Session 1: September 15th, 2014- Nov.14th, 2014
Session 2: Nov. 17th, 2014- Jan 30th, 2015
Session 3: Feb. 2nd, 2015- April 10th, 2015
Session 4: April 13th, 2015- June 12th, 2015

Please email our Registrar with any questions!

 

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Tri FUN Discount Registration for MMST Swimmers! http://miltonmarlins.ca/2014/07/02/4403/ http://miltonmarlins.ca/2014/07/02/4403/#comments Wed, 02 Jul 2014 21:21:21 +0000 http://miltonmarlins.ca/?p=4403 Tri FUN Triathlon would like to thank MMST for helping support their race series by offering a promo discount code for all registrations from MMST swimmers. As a thank you, they would like to offer the Milton Marlins members and their families and friends a 30% discount towards registration for our Milton race event on July 13th. The regular registration fee is $49 and this code brings the race day fee down to $34.

Click HERE for all the details!

They are still looking for MMST swimmers who are able to help out/ volunteer on deck during the triathlon.

When? Race Kit Pickup Day: Saturday, July 12, 2014

             Race Day: Sunday, July 13, 2014

Where? Ernest C. Drury School, 215 Ontario Street, Milton

Our Volunteer Crew is at the heart of every event we run and there are lots of ways to be involved, including:

  • Race Kit Pickup Day and Orientation
  • Race course marshalling and safety
  • Event set up and take down
  • Finish line, Fun Zone and Snack Zone

* An official letter of participation can be provided to high school students fulfilling OSSD required hours for community involvement, or specific school forms can be signed after the event.

    JOIN THE FUN! TO VOLUNTEER, REGISTER AT:

TriFUNkids.com

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Summer Swimming- July 8th-19th http://miltonmarlins.ca/2014/07/02/summer-swimming-july-8th-19th/ http://miltonmarlins.ca/2014/07/02/summer-swimming-july-8th-19th/#comments Wed, 02 Jul 2014 15:25:43 +0000 http://miltonmarlins.ca/?p=4399 We are excited to offer the opportunity of summer swimming to our Juniors and Seniors this July!

The practice schedule can be found below. The cost for the 2 weeks of outdoor long course training is $50.

Sign up by dropping off payment to the drop box outside the office. If you have any questions, please contact Coach Jamie or Coach Meghan.

Tues July 8th- 6-7:30 AM at MSC
Wed July 9th- 7-9 AM at MSC
Thurs July 10th- 6-7:30 AM at MSC
Fri July 11th- 7-9 AM in Burlington
Sat July 12th- 7-9 AM in Burlington

Mon July 14th- 7-9 AM in Burlington
Tues July 15th- 7-9 AM in Burlington
Wed July 16th- 7-9 AM in Burlington
Thurs July 17th- 7-9 AM in Burlington
Fri July 18th- 7-9 AM in Burlington
Sat July 19th- 7-9 AM in Burlington

Burlington Pool address:
Nelson Pool & Splash Pad
4235 New Street
Burlington, ON L7L 1T2
Canada

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Weekly Updates! – June 16th http://miltonmarlins.ca/2014/06/16/weekly-updates-june-16th/ http://miltonmarlins.ca/2014/06/16/weekly-updates-june-16th/#comments Mon, 16 Jun 2014 12:31:57 +0000 http://miltonmarlins.ca/?p=4382 Important Upcoming MMST Events-

  • MMST AGM- June 16th at 7pm in MSC Banquet Room. Positions up for election as well as proposed changes to Club Bylaws can be found under the event on our website HERE. We look forward to seeing everyone out at the AGM.

Office Hours-
** Last day of regular scheduled office hours will be Monday June 23rd. Throughout the summer months,
please reach us by email- info@miltonmarlins.ca or by phone- 289.670.1948
**
Office will be closed on Monday June 16th due to the AGM occurring at the same time.

Remember to check the calendar on the MMST website for all changes/ cancellations to practices
HERE-

Novice practice changes-

  • Thurs June 19th- practice will be from 5:30- 6:45pm at Milton Sports Centre (not as regularly scheduled at MLC)
  • Last day of swimming is Monday June 23rd (ALL Novice swimmers are invited out to Monday June 23rd’s practice regardless of the day they normally swim)

Junior practice changes-

  • Thurs June 19th- all Juniors who are Regional qualifiers have outdoor long course practice in Burlington 6-7:30PM. Non Regional qualifiers will swim from 5:30-7pm at MSC
  • Last day of swimming is Monday June 23rd

Senior practice changes-

  • Thurs June 19th- all Senior Regional qualifiers have outdoor long course practice in Burlington 6-7:30PM. Non Regional qualifiers will swim from 5:30-7pm at MSC
  • No Senior Mon AM practice June 16th (all seniors to come at 3:30pm)
  • ALL remaining AM practices will begin at 6 AM (not 5:30am)
  • Last day of swimming is Monday June 23rd


1.) As the weather is getting hotter and hotter, it’s very important to make sure swimmers are staying hydrated throughout the day and coming to practice well hydrated and with a water bottle!

2.) We are excited to offer the opportunity of summer swimming to our Juniors and Seniors this July!

The practice schedule can be found below. The cost for the 2 weeks of outdoor long course training is $50. We have room for 25 swimmers and we will accept swimmers on a “first come, first serve” basis. Your spot will only be  guaranteed with payment (cheque made payable to MMST).

Sign up by dropping off payment to the office. If you have any questions, please contact Coach Jamie or Coach Meghan.

Tues July 8th- 6-7:30 AM at MSC
Wed July 9th- 7-9 AM at MSC
Thurs July 10th- 6-7:30 AM at MSC
Fri July 11th- 7-9 AM in Burlington
Sat July 12th- 7-9 AM in Burlington

Mon July 14th- 7-9 AM in Burlington
Tues July 15th- 7-9 AM in Burlington
Wed July 16th- 7-9 AM in Burlington
Thurs July 17th- 7-9 AM in Burlington
Fri July 18th- 7-9 AM in Burlington
Sat July 19th- 7-9 AM in Burlington

Burlington 50m Pool address:
Nelson Pool & Splash Pad
4235 New Street
Burlington, ON L7L 1T2
Canada

3.) Weekend swimming workshop put on by former National Team Memebers- Elite Swim Camp for 12-17 year olds. See the attached flier for all details/ how to register

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