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Registration Link for Waterpolo Winter Session is NOW OPEN and will remain open throughout the season

http://www.active.com/water-sports/swimming-registrations/waterpolo-winterfit-september-to-april-2019-2018

The Abbotsford Whalers Coed Waterpolo Winter Session for 15 and Under athletes is scheduled from September 24, 2018 and ends April 14, 2019. Practices will be held on Sundays, from 4:00-5:30pm at the Abbotsford Recreation Centre.

Cost is $400 for the season; however, if an athlete registers later in the season, the fee will be automatically prorated. If you are registering more than one athlete for Waterpolo, you can select + Add Another Registration (top right corner) once you get to the Checkout option for the first athlete.

You can select to pay using a Billing Schedule (automatic payment 1st day of each month of remaining $350 – October to April); however, a payment of $50 will be required at time of registration.

A processing fee of 4% is applied to all payments, regardless if you pay online using a credit card or offline with a cheque. Payment by cheque is only an option for those families who do not have a credit card; otherwise, please make your payment online during the registration process. Ensure you select “Store this card for future use” AND “Make this the primary payment method” if you are choosing automatic payment options. Electronic check payments are not an option with the Abbotsford Whalers so please do not select that option.

Fees, or a portion of the fee, will only be refunded if notice of withdrawal from the program is provided in writing 2 weeks prior to the first scheduled date of the season (for late registrations, notice must be given before the 1st day of the following month). Please send a request for withdrawal to abbywhalersprez@gmail.com

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2018 FV Regional Speed Swimming Championship Finals

Saturday, Sunday and Monday
August 4-6, 2018

Centennial Outdoor Pool
2310 Emerson Street
Abbotsford

Registration link has been sent out via email and submission deadline is July 28th at midnight!

If you have not received the registration email invitation, you can also access the Swim Meet signup through this portal:

Sign in at https://swimportal.active.com/

*There are no late entries that will be accepted beyond July 28th at midnight and no deck entries allowed !! *

Do Not Miss The Deadline of JULY 28th at Midnight

Select the link below to sign up for volunteer shifts!!

Lane Timer/Recorder shifts are 2 hours: 8-10am; 10-12noon; 12-2pm, 2-4 pm

• Online Signup for Lane timers/recorders* https://vmodcui.active.com/volunteer/jobs?eventGroupId=1151603*

• Timers are to report 5 minutes early and NOT to leave their seats until relieved. If timers/recorders have not been replaced within 10 minutes of their end time, please speak with the Meet Referee to obtain replacement. PLEASE DO NOT LEAVE until replaced!

Abby Whalers 60th Anniversary Celebration

Posted by Abbotsford Whalers at Jun 24, 2018 10:14PM PDT
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*The Abbotsford Whalers Aquatic Club celebrates our 60th season. Come and join us for a fun, memorable evening reminiscing about your glory days as a swimmer!

Swim meets, morning practices and best times are just a few of the things that make summer swimming and water polo with the whalers awesome; however the friendships made during the summer season last forever! We encourage you to bring as many whalers’ alumni and current as possible for a fantastic family event!

The party starts at 6 pm at the Legacy Sports Centre in Abbotsford. Tickets are $25 for adults and $20 for kids. Adult tickets include a buffet dinner and a drink (beer/wine) and kids ticket includes a buffet dinner and a non alcoholic drink of their choice. There will be a cash bar open throughout the evening

Purchase your tickets through our Eventbrite page using this link https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/abbotsford-whalers-60th-anniversary-celebration-tickets-47401185221

We will have music, games, prizes and most of all a lot of fun! We look forward to seeing you there!

##While we are selling tickets online, we will have limited tickets for sale on deck during practice hours and at the door.*

Date and Time
Thu, 19 July 2018
6:00 PM – 11:30 PM PDT

Location
Legacy Sports Centre
3270 Trethewey Street #4
Abbotsford, BC V2T 4C1

HOPE RIVER MONSTERS SWIM MEET INFO PACKAGE

Posted by Abbotsford Whalers at May 30, 2018 10:35PM PDT
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Here is the information you will need to help you select the events for your athlete – ensure the race # you select is the correct one for your child’s age / division

Remember to bring $5 cash to purchase the swim meet booklet that shows what races / heats your athlete is registered in on day 1 of the swim meet.

You should have received an email inviting you to register for this swim meet online. You can also sign into your swim portal directly (https://swimportal.active.com) and under View Meets, indicate if your athlete will be attending and then select the appropriate races they wish to compete. Please make sure you refer to the swim meet package attached to this announcement for the swim meet race #’s for your child.

Mission Marlins Swim Meet Info Package

Posted by Abbotsford Whalers at May 22, 2018 12:38PM PDT
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The attached document contains information athletes and parents may be interested in having prior to attending the Mission Marlins Swim Meet this upcoming weekend.

Remember to bring $5 cash with you to the swim meet to purchase the Swim Meet Booklet when you arrive.