Monday, 19 December 2011

164 [PGBSC Blog] williams lake entries

Hi everyone.
This email goes out to those who are going to the Williams Lake swim meet, but have yet to pay. 
I will be at the pool tonight 8-9pm.  Jerzy will be at the pool tomorrow (Tuesday) 6:30 to 8:30am and 4:00 to 6:00pm
So you have a few options to as to when to drop off your payments.

Friday, 16 December 2011

163 [PGBSC Blog] williams lake invoices

Hi everyone.
Tonight the invoices were handed out to those in attendance.  The deadline for payment is tomorrow.  I will be at the pool until 1:30pm.

162 [PGBSC Blog] Christmas break

Good morning everyone.
Well, today is the final practice of 2011!  Starting Monday there will be a 2 week break for everyone except Elite and Y/N. 
Regular schedule in 2012 resumes on Tuesday January 3rd.
Enjoy the holidays everyone!

161 [PGBSC Blog] time trial

Good Morning everyone.
This message is for all swimmers in the following groups: D2AB, D1, Elite and Y/N.
Warm ups for Saturdays' time trial begin at 8am.  Please be on deck 15 minutes early.

Tuesday, 13 December 2011

160 [PGBSC Blog] great results over the weekend

40 swimmers from Prince George travelled to Kamloops this past weekend for the annual Ice Classic.  Results are below

Kamloops December 2011


Number of clubs participating: 16

Team placing: 6th    

Number of swimmers participating from PGB: 40

Number of personal best times: 222

Golds 11

Silvers 9

Bronzes 7


Club Records

11&12 Girls

Julie Wing

50 back 33.54 old record 34.05 Crystal Colby November 1994


1st time qualifiers for AA Championships

Samantha Agliani – 100 and 200 breast

Adrian Lamb – 100 breast

Skylar Lewington – 100 back and 200 im

Emma Williams – 100 breast, 200 and 400 im


1st time qualifiers for AGN

Samantha Bleackley – 100 breast

Patricia Fortier – 50 and 200 back


1st time qualifiers for Westerns

Samantha Bleackley 50 and 100 breast

Patricia Fortier 800 free and 200 back

Danica Ludlow, Haley Black and Sterling of the Barracuda Swim Club and Head Coach Jerzy Partyka travelled to Beaverton, Oregon USA as part of SwimBC's Provincial team to compete at the 13th Annual Paul Bergen Junior International InvitationalBelow are the results from that meet.
Due to their great performances over the weekend; they have be selected to the 2012 US Youth Tour Team competing in Clearwater, Florida January 12-21.

Number of clubs participating: 46

Number of swimmers participating from PGB: 3

Number of personal best times:  11



Club Records

15 to 17 Girls

Danica Ludlow

50 free 26.99 old record 27.20 Katie Mann March 2010

100 free 56.76 old record 1:00.33 Katie Mann October 2010

200 free 2:02.51 old record 2:08.02 Katie Mann January 2010

400 free 4:20.08 old record 4:33.86 Nicole Schnapp March 2002


Haley Black

50 fly 28.43 old record 29.23 Katie Mann January 2011

100 fly 1:01.21 old record 1:05.32 Katie Mann February 2011

200 fly 2:13.21 old record 2:25.38 Claire Shrimpton March 2011-12-13


15 to 17 Boys

Sterling King

100 free 52.76 old record 53.19 Sterling King August 2011

200 free 1:52.40 old record 1:54.73 Sterling King August 2011

400 free 3:57.38 old record 4:00.81 Andrew Chrobot December 2008

159 [PGBSC Blog] time trial this Saturday

Good morning everyone.
This message is for those kids in the following groups: D2AB, D1, Elite and Y/N
As you all know, we are having a time trial this Saturday: 400 free for the D2AB and 800 free for D1, Elite and Y/N.
Please notice either Jerzy or myself, asap, if you do NOT indeed to participate this weekend.

158 [PGBSC Blog] time trial

Hi Everyone
Just a friendly reminder that there is a 400/800 freestyle time trial on December 17th for the following groups: D2AB, D1, Elite and Y/N
Parent sign up sheet should be on the bulletin board by this afternoon.
See you at the pool......
Christine Reid
Director of Officials

Wednesday, 7 December 2011

157 [PGBSC Blog] practice cancellations

Hi everyone.
As Jerzy and I are travelling this weekend for swim meets.  He to Beaverton, Oregon with Haley Black, Sterling King and Danica Ludlow as part of SwimBC's Provincial team; and myself to Kamloops with 40 kids.  The following practices are cancelled.
Y/N and Elite groups - all practices Thursday to Monday are cancelled
D2AB Saturday dryland cancelled
Teri is coaching the following groups while we are away:
Thursday D2AB (with Veronica), D1 and J/S D
Friday D1 and J/S D
Saturday D1 and D2AB and Masters
Monday D1, D2AB (with Veronica), J/S D and Masters

Tuesday, 6 December 2011

156 [PGBSC Blog] Kamloops information

Good afternoon.
This email is for all those entered in the Kamloops Ice Classic this coming weekend. 
For information about what to bring to the pool this week refer to the link below.  It has all the information you will need.  However, if you have any questions, do not hesitate to send me an email.
The club will be staying at the

Howard Johnson Inn Kamloops



For everyone in Elite and Youth/National there will be a short practice in Kamloops Thursday at 5:30pm.

The kids need to be at the pool at the following times for the following days.  Please arrive 20 minutes before the beginning of warm ups:



Warm-ups: 13 & Under 7:30am – 8:05am

      14 & Over 8:05am – 8:45am

Start 09:00 am

Finish Fri 1:30pm/Sat 2:00pm/Sun 11:00am


Finals - Fri/Sat:

Warm ups: 4:00 – 4:50pm

Start 5:00 pm

Finish 8:00 pm[estimate]


Finals - Sun:

Warm ups: 1:00 – 1:55pm

Start 2:00 pm

Finish 4:00 pm[estimate]


155 [PGBSC Blog] FundScrip

Good morning,


Just a reminder that tomorrow, Wed Dec 7th, will be your last opportunity to make FundScrip orders before Christmas.  Delivery date for last order of 2011 will be on Dec 14th.


All orders made after tomorrow will not be processed until the first 2012 order.  Jan 4th will be the cut-off with delivery on Jan 10th, 2012.


Cathie Godden


Monday, 5 December 2011

154 [PGBSC Blog] small reminder

Hi everyone,
I small reminder for everyone in the D2AB groups.
Today and Monday next week, the D2A's practice 5-6pm while the D2B's practice 6-7pm.

Sunday, 4 December 2011

153 [PGBSC Blog] food Drive

THANK YOU to all the Barracuda families that donated items today for the Annual Holiday Food Drive. 
95 bags of food and other items were donated to the Salvation Army for use in their food bank and Christmas Hampers.  The group that brought in the most donations was Youth/ National, with a total of 24 bags.    Winner of the Holiday Food Drive draw (a $25 gift certificate for Books & Company) was Liam Connon.
Happy Holidays from Claire, Caitlin and Kathryn

Saturday, 3 December 2011


I will be at the pool on Monday, Dec 5th from 5 – 7 pm for those who have not yet picked up their order(s). 


Please contact me ASAP if this date & time does not work with your schedule as I will not be available after Dec 8th to make any arrangements for order pick-ups.


Cathie Godden .

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151 [PGBSC Blog] Purdy's


I will be at the pool Sat. between 8 – 11 am to hand out the orders.

Cathie Godden