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Summer Registration is now Open!!!

Posted by Abbotsford Whalers at Apr 2, 2019 9:17AM PDT

http://www.active.com/water-sports/swimming-registrations/abbotsford-whalers-aquatic-club-summer-2019

Summer is just around the corner and it’s that time of year again! Time to register for our Summer programs. Please use the link to navigate to the registration page. First practice starts May 1st and the first meet is in Mission May 25/26. We encourage all athletes to come to this first and VERY friendly Swim meet.

Summer 2019 Pricing:

Swimming $425
Swimming and Waterpolo $425 + $125
Swimming and Diving $425 + $90
Swimming, Waterpolo and Diving $625
Diving $200
Waterpolo $350
Diving and Waterpolo $400
Masters $425
Alumni $250
Please email awac.register@gmail.com with any questions!

Looking forward to a great Summer Season!

Exciting Opportunity for all Abbotsford Whalers Swimmers!

We have teamed up with SFU for a training camp!

Elite SFU swimmers and coaches are coming to Abbotsford! One camp- May 6-9 and again July 16-19. One hour in pool, one hour out each day. Amazing opportunity for our swimmers and coaches to learn at an elite level.

All Age Groups Welcome!
$120 for 8 days of training
*capped at 75 swimmers

http://www.active.com/abbotsford-bc/water-sports/swimming-registrations/abbotsford-whalers-aquatic-club-sfu-training-camp-2019

Don’t wait and miss out on this exciting opportunity! For more information email abbywhalersprez@gmail.com

The Abbotsford Whalers Aquatic Club is currently accepting applications to fill
the LIFEGUARD position for our 2019 Summer Season.

If you are passionate about aquatics, love to be outside and are looking for a fun place to work with great people this summer… this job is for you!!!
Start Date: May 1st – August 31, 2019 for summer season contract
Job Description and Duties
• Observe patrons in pool, enforce safety regulations, maintain order in the swimming area
• Control the pool environment in order to prevent accidents
• Perform daily maintenance tasks as required to keep pool and pool area clean and tidy
• Be first aid responder for accidents in other areas of the club and completing incident reports as required
• Engage with a diverse client base to provide exceptional services
• Provide a clean and safe swimming environment
• Demonstrates appropriate behaviours in align with the Whalers Code of Conducts
• May be required to perform water tests to ensure adequate water tests and will occasionally work with Cholerine and other chemicals related to pool operations
Qualifications and Requirements
• Individuals must be 16 years or older
• Red Cross Water Safety Instructor Certificate (WSI)
• National Lifeguard (pool option)
CPR level C and AED within the last year
• Current Standard First Aid
• Bronze cross and bronze medallion
• Available weekdays and weekends

Please apply by submitting your resume, cover letter and references to Travis Veldhoen at tveldhoen@shaw.ca by Monday March 25th, 2019.
We thank all applicants for their interest; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

The Abbotsford Whalers Aquatic Club is currently accepting applications to fill
the ASSISTANT DIVING COACH position for our 2019 Summer Season.

We are seeking an enthusiastic and energetic individual, passionate about swimming and diving, who wants to enable and share in the success and continued growth of the sport.
Start Date: May 1st – August 31, 2019 for summer season
Job Description and Duties
• Under the direction of the Head coach, will work together as a multi disciplinary team
• Ability to implement competitive training programs including dryland training and activation
• Commitment to practices and meets
• Works with all ages and skill abilities
• Demonstrates a positive attitude and passion for the sport
Qualifications and Requirements
• Previous coaching and athlete experience in a competitive club
• Individuals must be 16 years or older
• Minimum of 2 years of competitive dive experience
Salary is commensurate with abilities and qualifications
Please apply by submitting your resume, cover letter and references to Travis Veldhoen at tveldhoen@shaw.ca by Monday March 25th,2019.
We thank all applicants for their interest; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

The Abbotsford Whalers Aquatic Club is currently accepting applications to fill
the WATERPOLO JUNIOR COACH position for our 2019 Summer Season.

We are seeking an enthusiastic and energetic individual, passionate about swimming and water polo, who wants to enable and share in the success of their team.
Start Date: May 1st – August 31, 2019 for summer season
Job Description and Duties
• Under the direction of the Head Coach and Assistant Coach will work as part of multi-disciplinary team
• Continues to demonstrate a positive attitude and willingness to learn
• supervises the use, safety and storage of Abbotsford Whalers Aquatic Club equipment
• develops and educates self to become a more effective coach which will include staying up to date with coaching certifications, accepting mentorship where possible and participating in clinics and workshops that may be available
• attends tournaments and games as designated
• assists and supports all team related activities
Qualifications and Requirements
• Minimum of 2 years of water polo experience
• Experience of a volunteer coach is preferred
• Demonstrates leadership, organizational and communication skills
• Has a sense of fun, enthusiasm for coaching

Please apply by submitting your resume, cover letter and references to Travis Veldhoen at tveldhoen@shaw.ca by Monday March 25th, 2019.
We thank all applicants for their interest; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.