Newsletter - July 15

 

ManSask Championships

The ManSask Championships were held in Saskatoon July 7-10. Manitoba's swimmers and teams performed well. Congratulation to all participants!

Congratulations to the Manitoban swimmers who won the Overall Individual Hight Points Awards in their category:

 

Female 13-14: Halle West Manta Swimming

Female 15&O: Mia West Manta Swimming

Male 13&U: Rimnso Nkechika Manta Swimming

 

Also, congratulations to Mia West who wins the Betty Lou Award

(highest scoring swim on the FINA charts) with her performance

in the 400 IM in 4:52.70 for 753 points!

 

Congratulations to the Manitoba Provincial Hight Point Age Group Award Winners:

 

Female 12&U: Cate Liebrecht Selkirk Dolphins Swim Club

Female 13-14: Halle West Manta Swimming

Female 15&O: Mia West Manta Swimming

Female Para: Lily Rich Para Storm Swim Club

Male 13&U: Rimnso Nkechika Manta Swimming

Male 14-15: Tam Doan Manitoba Marlins

Male 16&O: Eric Dupre Manta Swimming

Male Para: Matt Miller Para Storm Swim Club

Congratulations to St James Seals Swim Club who won both the Manitoba Small Club Award and the Overall Top Small Club Award!

 

Congratulations to Manta Swimming who won the Manitoba Large Club Award!

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Summer Swim Program

The summer swimming season is underway, and the activities and fun are just beginning!

 

Swim Manitoba was in Beauséjour to give the first clinic of the summer swim season to Beausejour Otter's Swim Club. Thank you for the welcome to this magnificent outdoor swimming pool!

Provincial Records

 
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Congratulations to all the swimmers who broke provincial records in the last few months!

Win a VIP experience!

For the first time in our organization’s history, Swimming Canada is holding an online sweepstakes from July 4th-July 28th. Join us as we raise funds to help swimmers at all levels reach their goals and share in their success on the podiums leading up to, and including, Paris 2024.

 

Not only will every sweepstakes ticket purchased support the advancement of swimming programming across the country, from the grassroots to the National Team – it will also give YOU and a guest a chance to experience the FINA Swimming World Cup 2022 - Toronto from October 28th-30th as VIP guests. The inaugural sweepstakes Grand Prize includes a meet-and-greet with select FINA star athletes, hotel accommodations for 3 nights, airfare for 2, and VIP tickets to all sessions at the FINA Swimming World Cup 2022 - Toronto.

 

With tickets starting at just $10, individuals can support swimming in Canada by purchasing tickets here. Entering the sweepstakes will directly benefit our efforts to inspire Canadians through world leading performances to embrace a lifestyle of swimming for inclusion, health, and fun!

 

In addition to the overall prize, two early bird prizes of athlete signed racing suits will be drawn. The first early bird prize was drawn on July 11th at 9:00am ET. The second early bird prize will be drawn on July 18th at 9:00am ET. The winning numbers will be posted on swimming.ca/sweepstakes and through all Swimming Canada social media accounts.

 

All early bird ticket buyers will be automatically entered to win the overall Grand Prize. The Grand Prize winner will be announced on July 28th at 5:00pm ET.

 

Click here for complete set of rules and regulations and to purchase your tickets today. Contest is open to all residents of Canada, excluding those in the province of Quebec, and participants must be 18 years of age or older to enter. Be sure to follow Swimming Canada’s social media accounts for winning ticket numbers and other important announcements.

 

Drowning prevention

All clubs are invited to participate in Lifesaving Manitoba’s Awareness campaign photo on Sunday, 17th July, NOON, in front of the iconic WINNIPEG located at the Forks!

Clubs are encouraged to bring a banner, make a sign, or come dressed in team club clothes with a visible logo, to take part and support this worthwhile campaign!

A photo will take place at The Forks at the huge Winnipeg sign by the Scotiabank Stage which thanks to the City of Winnipeg will be lit in Lifesaving Society blue for a photo to be used on social media. Photo to take place at NOON.

Should members of your club not be able to attend, virtual support with photos from home pools, the favourite swimming spot at the lake/cabin showing their support for the value of knowing how to swim, and drowning prevention are encouraged and shared through your club social media accounts with supporting social media tags.

#NDPW2022 #SNPN2022 #drowningispreventable #drowningprevention #learntoswim  (feel free to add hashtags of your own)

Mentioning Lifesaving Society Manitoba will ensure that someone at the Lifesaving Society will see the post, enabling us to retweet, like, or share the content.

 

Facebook: lifesaving.mb

Twitter: @LifesavingMB

Instagram: lifesavingmb

 

You can find out more about

National Drowning Prevention Week 2022 at:

https://lifesaving.mb.ca/lifesaving-society/ndpw/

 
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Scholarships

Congratulations to our four scholarship recipients for 2022-2023!

 

Gavin Reimer

Brayden Stacey

Indigo Halldorson Haines

Kara Dziadek

 
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