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FALL/WINTER MAINTENANCE

During the winter, Vikings swimmers can maintain their skills by swimming with the Vikings Winter Maintenance Swim Program which is split into a Fall Session and a Winter Session.

Registration

Fall Session

Our Fall 2018 Session runs from September 9 until December 16 2018.

Registration for the Fall session of Winter Maintenance is now CLOSED.

Winter Session

Our Winter 2019 Session runs from January 11 to April 28 2019.

Registration for returning swimmers for the Winter session of Winter Maintenance will open in December 2018.

For information about registration, fees and refunds, visit our Registration page.

Fall 2018 Practice Schedule

The fall session of Winter Maintenance begins September 7 and runs until December 16. The general practice schedule is as follows (swimmers should arrive 15 minutes earlier than the posted time below for dryland activation on deck before the in-water practice):

  • Tuesdays: Hillcrest, 6:30-7:30am, Sept 11 to Dec 13 (Groups 1, 2 and 3)
  • Thursdays: Hillcrest, 6:30-7:30am, Sept 11 to Dec 13 (Groups 1, 2, 5 and 6)
  • Tuesday: UBC,  7:00 – 8:00 pm,  Sept 11 to Dec 4 (Groups 1, 2, 3 and 4)
  • Friday: St. George’s Pool (SGS), 6:30 – 7:30 pm, Sept 7 to Dec 14 (Groups 2, 3 and 6)
  • Friday: St. George’s Pool (SGS), 7:30 – 8:30 pm, Sept 7 to Dec 14 (Groups 1, 4 and 5)
  • Sunday: WPGA,  3:00 – 4:00 pm,  Sept 9 to Dec 16 (Group 6)
  • Sunday: Lord Byng (LB),  5:00 – 6:00 pm, Sept 9 to Nov 25 (Groups 1 and 5) LB is CLOSED in Dec; Sunday LB practice is moved to  SGS on Sat 11:00 am – 12:00 pm for Dec 1, 8 & 15)
  • Sunday: Lord Byng (LB),  6:00 – 7:00 pm, Sept 9 to Nov 25** (Groups 2, 3 and 4) **LB is CLOSED in Dec; Sunday LB practice is moved to  SGS on Sat 12:00 – 1:00 pm for Dec 1, 8 & 15)

Practice CANCELLATIONS and time changes:

  • Practices will be cancelled on Oct 5 and 7 for Thanksgiving.
  • Practices will be cancelled on November 9 and 11 for Remembrance day.
  • Practice at SGS will be cancelled on Friday Dec 14 due to a school event.
  • Last day of swimming at UBC  is December 4.
  • Sunday practices in December move to SGS. See above for times.

Winter 2019 Practice Schedule

The winter session of Winter Maintenance begins January 11, 2019 and runs until April 28, 2019. The general practice schedule will be posted once it is available (swimmers should arrive 15 minutes earlier than the posted time below for dryland activation on deck before the in-water practice):
Practices will be CANCELLED during the winter session as follows:
  • Jan 25 SGS (SGS meet)
  • Feb 15 SGS (Family Day)
  • Feb 17 LB (Family day)
  • Feb 19 UBC (UBC hosting meet – TBC)
  • March 16 – 31 ALL pools (Spring Break)
  • April 19 SGS (Good Fri)
  • April 21 LB (Easter Sunday)
*HC is closed in April and all HC practices moves to LB in April.

For more information about practices, visit our practices page.

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