Newsletter - June 17
Swim Natation Manitoba AGM
The Swim Manitoba AGM was held on June 15th. Please welcome our new Board of Directors.
President: Janice Kostelnyk
Treasurer: Chris Kushka
Secretary: Danielle Kerr
Director: Andrea Tetrault
Director: Kevin Bruce
Following the AGM, two positions remain vacant. The Board of Directors and Membership will work in the coming months to recruit new members.
Swim Manitoba is pleased to announce that the President now has a Swim Manitoba email address to receive and answer questions from members. The president can be contacted at this email address:
Summer Swim Program
We are pleased that the summer swim program is back into action with seven clubs registered. We are pleased to welcome Hamiota to the Summer Swim Family as our newest addition to Summer Swim MB.
We are excited to announce 5 competitions on the Summer Swim 2022 schedule! For more information and updates, please visit our website.
Watch for Danielle and the rest of the Swimming Matters crew at one of our Summer Swim Competitions!
Following the fun on our social media feeds.
Swim Manitoba is also proud to announce the addition of Kendall Reimer as the new Summer Swim Coordinator for the 2022 season.
Join us in welcoming her and take the time to learn more about her by reading her introductory remarks on our website: https://www.swimmanitoba.mb.ca/summer-news-updates
Coach & Official Assistance Grant
Sport Manitoba Coaching is now overseeing the Coach & Official Assistance Grants! This grant reduces barriers for individuals at the community level, so they can focus on training, evaluation, and sport development. Coaches/officials or organization’s applying on behalf of these individuals (4 max) can apply via this link:
Community Sport Development Hosting Grant
A subsidy program designed to support organizations in hosting of sport technical courses/clinics for coaches and officials.
Indigenous History Month
June is Indigenous History Month. Take time this month to learn about the history of Indigenous peoples in Manitoba and Canada and celebrate your Indigenous athletes, coaches, officials and volunteers!
June is Pride Month! Learn more about the 2SLGBTQIA+ community and how you can create a more inclusive environment in sport.
Check out the 2SLGBTQ+ Sport/Recreation Inclusive Resources created by the Rainbow Resource Centre here
Read Canadian Women & Sport’s publication titled: Leading the Way: Working with LGBT Athletes and Coaches