Special Presentation by the Canadian Sport Institute's Sports Psychologist- Judy Goss- Wednesday April 22nd

Judy Goss is the Canadian Sport Institute Ontario’s Mental Performance Consultant. 

As a Mental Performance Consultant, Judy works with National and Olympic Team
members in Ontario including athletes from Wheelchair Basketball Canada, Skate
Canada and Gymnastics Canada.

She also maintains a private consulting practice working with athletes from a wide
variety of sports. Judy has written numerous articles and presented at national
and international conferences. Her interests focus on hardiness, injury, burnout,
transition, stress and peak performance.

Swimmers
When: 6:30pm-7:15pm
Where: Milton Sports Centre,
Banquet Room
No Parents Allowed!

Parents
When: 7:15pm-8:00pm
Where: Milton Sports Centre,
Banquet Room
No Swimmers Allowed!

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Weekly Updates! - March 23rd

Lots of important info/ dates in this weekly update!

Please note all practice changes below for the month of April. You will only receive additional notification if further changes are made.

1.) Practice changes through the end of April-

  • Friday March 27th- JUNIOR DRYLAND practice in the gym from 6:30-7:30 AM
  • Pan Am pool practice- Saturday March 28th all Juniors and Seniors practice will take place at the Pan Am pool from 3:00- 5:00pm (875 Morningside Ave, Toronto, ON M1C 0C7).
  • This is in place of the regularly scheduled AM practice. There will be no practice at MSC on the 28th.
  • Seniors resume their regular scheduled practices on Wed April 1st (5:30 AM!)
  • CLUB NIGHT- Tues April 7th 5:30- 7 PM

Easter Weekend-

  • Friday April 3rd- NO PRACTICE (both AM & PM)
  • Saturday April 4th- Senior and Junior practice as usual
  • Monday April 6th- ALL Juniors will practice from 4-5pm; ALL Monday Novices will practice from 5-6pm; Seniors will have dryland as usual in pm (no AM practice)

No practice on the following dates due to being away at Swim Meets! -

  • Friday April 10th- no AM & PM Senior practices
  • Saturday April 11th- no Junior or Senior practice
  • Friday April 24th- no AM & PM Senior practices
  • Saturday April 25th- no Junior or Senior practice

*** There will be NO PRACTICE on Wednesday April 22nd for all Novice, Junior and Senior swimmers as we would like to see ALL swimmers and ALL parents in the club at the presentation by Judy Goss. Info on that can be found below. Seniors will have AM practice as usual on the 22nd.

2.) Special Presentation by the Canadian Sport Institutes Sports Psychologist- Judy Goss- Wednesday April 22nd

Two presentations will take place on the 22nd in the Banquet Room at MSC.

  • Swimmers presentation- 6:30- 7:15pm- Topics covered will include pre race nerves and routines, healthy self talk, and goal setting
  • Parents presentation- 7:15- 8pm- Topics covered include healthy swim talk, supporting your athlete and how you can assist them to be the best they can be
  • Again, there will be NO PM Practices on the 22nd as we would like to see all parents and swimmers out at this presentation.

3.) Chocolate Fundraiser!!
 
We will once again be selling chocolates to help raise funds for our MMST team. We are asking all families in the club to pick up and sell at least one box of chocolates. There will be prize $$ for those swimmers who sell the most boxes-

  • $100 for selling the most boxes
  • $50 for 2nd place
  • $25 for 3rd place

For every box sold, swimmers will receive a chocolate bunny!

Chocolate boxes can be picked up from the office on Monday April 30th from 4:30- 7:30 PM.
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Upcoming Swim Meet changes-

Please note the following CHANGES for the upcoming Mallards swim meet in Markham April 10th- 12th that meet management has made to accommodate all entries received-
1.) Friday April 10th session has been split into 2 sessions-
  • 13 and over swimmers- Warm ups at 12:30; Start at 1:35pm
  • 12 and under swimmers- Warm ups at 5pm; Start at 6pm
2.) The 1500 Free for 13 and overs- the slower heat will swim on Friday (as originally scheduled) and the fastest seeded heat will swim on Saturday April 11th during the Finals session (warm up at 5:00; start at 5:50pm)

Weekly Updates! - March 8th

1.) Practice changes-

  • No training during March break for Novice, Junior, and Senior- all practices cancelled March 13th- 21st inclusive. Office hours are also cancelled during this time.
  • Junior- Thursday March 12th AM practice is cancelled- PM practice will run as usual
  • Senior- Thursday March 12th- practice will be at 4 PM
  • Pan Am pool practice- Saturday March 28th all Juniors and Seniors practice will take place at the Pan Am pool from 3:00- 5:00pm

2.) Updated Meet Schedule-

  • An updated meet schedule has been posted HERE Please check it out for all the meets we're headed to the remainder of the season!
  • Info with meet packages etc can be found on our website - http://miltonmarlins.ca/meets/away-meets
  • Novice March 29th swim meet sign up- Deadline is Wednesday March 11th
  • Junior/ Senior April 10-12th swim meet sign up- Deadline is Tuesday March 10th

3.) Swim Suit Order-

  • We will be putting together another order of MMST custom swim suits. There will be samples in the office for sizing this week. Deadline to place your order is Thursday March 12th.
  • Our uniform coordinator will be in the office for sizing at the following times:
  • Monday March 9th- 6-6:45pm
    Wednesday March 11th- 4:30- 5:30pm
    Thursday March 12th- 4:30-5:30pm
  • Order form can be printed from our website HERE

4.) Reminder to all swimmers to LOCK up their belongings during practice. We are not the only ones using the pool or the facility and many people walk through the changerooms. Thanks!


Weekly Updates! - March 2nd

1.) Club Night! - Tues March 3rd from 5:30- 7pm (Juniors practice still begins at 5PM)

2.) Practice changes-

  • No training during March break for Novice, Junior, and Senior- all practices cancelled March 13th- 21st inclusive
  • Junior Friday AM Dryland- March 27th from 6:30-7:30 am. Melissa (our dryland coach who works with our Senior swimmers) will be running the 1 hour dryland sessions in the gym.
  • Pan Am pool practice- Saturday March 28th all Juniors and Seniors practice will take place at the Pan Am pool from 3:00- 5:00pm

3.) Updated Meet Schedule-

4.) Swim Suit Order-

  • We will be putting together another order of MMST custom swim suits. There will be samples in the office for sizing this week. 
  • Suits cost- $80 for female suit, $55 Male Jammer, and $50 Male brief

February was a busy month of racing for our MMST swimmers. Some updates from the last round of meets- Festivals, Eastern Canadian Championships and Ontario Age Group Provincials

Congratulations to Martin for breaking 3 Club Records in Quebec City at the Eastern Canadian Championships!

  • 50 Free long course- 24.62
  • 100 Free long course- 53.53
  • 50 Fly long course- 25.35

Top 8 Place Finishes from MMST Swimmers at Ontario Festivals-

Caitlin McCarthy- 6th 50 Free; 6th 200 Free
Nathan Kim- 6th 100 Breastroke; 8th 100 Fly
Talia Ventura- 6th 400 Free; 8th 200 Free
Rayanna Santiago- 6th 800 Free
Heather Aylward- 8th 100 Backstroke
Kiana Donaghey- 8th 200 Breaststroke

Top 8 Place Finishes from MMST Swimmers at Canadian Eastern Championships-

Martin Marinov- 6th 50 Fly

Top 8 Place Finishes from MMST Swimmers at Ontario Age Group Provincials-

Quincy Brozo- 3rd 50 Free; 4th 200 Free; 4th 100 Free
Kyle Zammit- 4th 400 Free

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