Wave-a-thon 2021 – Records were made and broken!

Congratulations to all the Capital Wave athletes who participated in this year's Wave-a-thon. A special nod of recognition goes out to the athletes who either set new records or broke existing records for the most amount of laps. The 2021 records 30 Minute Swim CW Records 2010 Teagan Meredith 54 2011 Naya Laggis 52 2012 Emilio Cameron 48 2013 Emilio Cameron 48 2014 Auguste Hagedorn 28   45 Minute Swim CW Records 2003+ Rodrigo Rojas 132 2004 William Landstrom 125 2005 William Landstrom 125 2006 Brooklyn Plomp 117 2007 Charlie Anderson 114 2008 Charlie Anderson 114 [...]

Punctuality at Brewer Pool

Hello CW Families, This email is a clear reminder regarding the requirement of being on time for Brewer Pool practice. This means that you MUST be in line no later than 15 minutes PRIOR to the start of the practice. For example, if you’re practice is from 6:30-7:30pm, you must be lined up at 6:15pm and head in with your coaches at 6:20pm. If you arrive late and no longer see athletes waiting outside, please DO NOT ring the doorbell or bang on the door. You must return home and will not attend practice at that time. Our coaches (who are also our [...]

Reminder:Mandatory UOttawa Self-Attendance Tracking

Hello CW Families, I truly understand the overwhelming amount of forms currently required for EVERYTHING! I do have to reiterate the mandatory requirement from UOttawa regarding spectator attendance. If you are staying to watch, PLEASE fill out the google form here: https://forms.gle/ECPSzkjfHpwsbhKW6 Thank you to those who filled it out last week! Please star this email or anything you need to do to set a reminder to fill out a form for each time. Introduce yourselves to each other by asking if you filled out the form (LOL!) Thanks again for all of your patience and understanding [...]

11 days to Wave-a-thon

Dear athletes and families, To those who have already started their fundraising efforts to help support our not-for-profit organization, we thank you!! For those who are yet to start, here’s another fun Youtube video to send to your friends and family to get the word out...let's get those pledges in and do what we can to win the pizza party!! If you know of a business that may be interested in sponsoring our event, please ask them to get in touch with us at: sponsor@capitalwave.ca Just as a reminder, the [...]

Reminder:Mandatory UOttawa Self-Attendance Tracking

Hello CW Families, I truly understand the overwhelming amount of forms currently required for EVERYTHING! I do have to reiterate the mandatory requirement from UOttawa regarding spectator attendance. If you are staying to watch, PLEASE fill out the google form here: https://forms.gle/ECPSzkjfHpwsbhKW6 Thank you to those who filled it out last week! Please star this email or anything you need to do to set a reminder to fill out a form for each time. Introduce yourselves to each other by asking if you filled out the form (LOL!) Thanks again for all of your patience and understanding [...]

Important Information Included: We are finally officially “official”: The Start of CWAVE Swim Club

Hello Capital Wave Families, We are finally an officially sanctioned Swim Club! While we were granted the status of a new swim club last spring, Swim Ontario and Swimming Canada require each club to go through an extensive (especially for new clubs) sanctioning procedure at the start of each season. Thank you to all of the Board Members and Coaches Fraser and Rodrigo for their many hours dedicated to this most important milestone for our club! Coach Fraser shared his thoughts about this achievement in his recent blog post. I will start you off with a quote from his [...]

CW WAVE-A-THON Details!!!!!

Hello CW Families, This season we are excited about THE fundraising event...the CW Wave-A-Thon!  The Wave-A-Thon is an event where all of our athletes and coaches will participate in swimming as many lengths as they can in a given amount of time. Fundraising is an integral part of Capital Wave and the Wave-A-Thon will allow us to raise the needed funds in the safest way possible, respecting all of the current health guidelines. The Wave-A-Thon will take place on Saturday, November 6th at various pools (Brewer, Nepean Sportsplex, [...]

IT’S WAVE-A-THON TIME!!

SAVE THE DATE: SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 6, 2021 Hello Wave families, It's time for the fundraiser of the year. Following the huge success of our first ever Wave-A-Thon last year,  we are excited to host our Wave-A-Thon 2021! Every one of our athletes will set a goal for the number of laps (one pool length) they can swim in a set amount of time - 30 minutes for our youngest athletes, 45 minutes for our oldest. Our athletes get sponsors - it can be per lap or a lump sum. Sponsors can be friends or family or anybody that wants to support our athletes in [...]

Practice Cancelations for Thanksgiving Weekend

Hello CW Families,   Just a quick note to let you all know that practices are canceled as follows for the Thanksgiving Weekend:   Friday, October 8th Saturday, October 9th Sunday, October 10th Monday, October 11th   See you all back at the pools starting Tuesday, October 12th.   As always, please check the calendar for the most up-to-date schedule changes.   Happy Turkey Day!!!   Lisa

Spectators – Updated Information for Ottawa U

Hello CW Families, What a great and busy first week of practices! It was wonderful seeing all of the smiling athletes, coaches, and parents! Thank you to our volunteer Board of Directors who put in many many many hours over the past months to get this season up and running. Now that we have made it through week 1, we have some additional information regarding OttawaU which needed to be confirmed over the weekend as information changes so quickly these days. The university is allowing spectators in the second floor stands. If you wish to watch the practices, however, you must register on [...]

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