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Junior Waves 2022/23 – Week 2

Boys Changing Room Some boys are insisting on changing in toilet stalls. This is most unsanitary. Have your athlete practice the "deck change". The pace clock More and more you will hear me instructing the athletes on the use of the pace clock. I keep things simple for the Junior Waves by trying to keep stop/start times to the Top, 15, Bottom, and 45. Have your Junior Wave A athlete go through this quiz. It may be a little advanced but now that most athletes have a year of swimming under their belt, [...]

September 28th, 2022|Categories: Junior WAVES, News|0 Comments

Jnr WAVES – Please complete your Swim Canada registration

You should have received an email from Swim Canada and Lisa to log in and complete the waivers required to attend practice and participate in swim meets. Our first swim meet in Brockville is coming in less than 3 weeks.  I know first hand that there is a lot of paperwork at the start of  a season. I am starting to plan who is to attend this meet and to arrange for relay teams and knowing who can legally attend is essential. Coach Fraser  

September 26th, 2022|Categories: Junior WAVES, News|0 Comments

Junior Waves 2022/23 – Week 1

The first week, always the hardest, is in the books. The reality of Ottawa U's construction was a bit of a shocker, but it is getting better. I was there yesterday and more of the changing rooms are open now which is a positive sign. Thanks to Lisa for helping to organize everyone with a meeting point to safely get everyone to the pool. In swimming we worked on streamline and pushing off the wall. This will be old news to some of our swimmers and new to others. Streamline is vital to swimming. Creating [...]

September 19th, 2022|Categories: Junior WAVES, News|0 Comments

Merchandise Pick Up/2nd Try On Session: Saturday, September 17th 10am-12pm

Hello Capital Wave Families, There will be a merchandise pick up (for items ordered by end of day today) and try on session: Saturday, September 17th 10am-12pm RA Centre (West entrance beside the dome) 2451 Riverside Dr. Please ensure you have ordered the required team wear for your athlete. You can find the lists here: Team Wear Requirements No items will be available for purchase at the try-on - all purchases must be made through the website for pick-up at a future date For those interested in Parkas: They are now available for pre-order. We are expecting [...]

September 14th, 2022|Categories: News|Tags: |0 Comments

Coach Adrian’s Pre-season Boot Camp

Registration is done via RAMP and must be completed before the camp start. Instructions below to help. Please contact me for any registration info and contact Coach Adrian with any camp information. ------------------------------ a. Go to: CapitalWave.rampregistrations.com b. Log into your account if you have one. c. You will see a new screen. On the left is the menu. d. Click on PARTICIPANT. e. Select the following:  - Choose a season: Select 2022-23  - Choose Family Member to Register: Select the athlete's name  - Choose a Division: Select Community (This is an upgrade if you have already registered.)  - Choose [...]

September 5th, 2022|Categories: News|0 Comments

Breadcrumbs required: Montpetit Terrace Renewal Project

Ottawa U's Montpetit Main Entrance is currently closed for the coming weeks due to the Montpetit Terrace Renewal Project. Please find attached the MNT Closure detour plan.  Signs are currently in place to help get you to where you need to go. Ottawa U is unsure the duration of the project but will keep us updated. Hopefully, this new terrace will include an outdoor pool.

September 5th, 2022|Categories: News|0 Comments

All things RAMP

All athletes are required to register for insurance (called division) via RAMP prior to the first practice. RAMP insurance is required for EACH athlete. For Athletes in Junior Waves, 13U, 15U/17U and House League, please register as follows: Please note: Upgrades will be required for those athletes competing in NCL and other OWP events.  Go to: CapitalWave.rampregistrations.com  Create an account/ Log into your account if you have one. Once created, you will see a new screen. On the left is the menu. If you are a returning member, skip to 8. Click on MY FAMILY MEMBERS. [...]

September 4th, 2022|Categories: News|0 Comments

RiverKeeper Results – WAVE makes the podium! WAVE wins team fundraising award!

On a beautiful Sunday morning the WAVE athletes and coaches took to the open water to compete in the 1.5 and 4K swims from Lac Deschenes Sailing Club in support of the Ottawa RiverKeeper.  You can read the Ottawa Citizen story here. The results for the 4K are here. The results for the 1.5K are here. The two podium results are Charlie Anderson managed a 1st place finish for the 1.5K for all participants. Stanley took 2nd in the male 1.5K (no wetsuit). WELL DONE! Luca, Jorge and Odin came 4th, 5th and 6th [...]

August 22nd, 2022|Categories: 13Us, News|0 Comments

What now? Swimmers, don’t hang up the goggles just yet.

Capital Wave Coaching Staff You’ve spent countless hours in the pool, powered through many early mornings, and committed yourself to the great sport of swimming. The water has shaped your body and your mind and made you a better person. But, as with many swimmers, the medal count eventually starts to slow down and qualifying times get more and more out of reach.  This is nothing new. It’s by design. That’s how the sport of swimming works. As you get older, the level of competition gets higher and fewer swimmers qualify for those top events. [...]

August 14th, 2022|Categories: Coaches' Blog|0 Comments
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