Message from Club President Randi Ostby -
January 24, 2013
The registration dates
Session will be
April 16th from 5:30-6:30 and April 18th
from 5:00-7:00 at the pool.
outlining registration fees and fundraising requirements
will be furnished in the next week or two,
and will be accessible from the "Click here
for information about regstration"
Swim days for Sockeyes
are presently still Tuesdays
(5:30-6:30) and Thursdays (6:00-7:00)
Ogo Winter Fun Meet
for the Meet Package for the 2013 Ogo Winter
Fun Meet which is going to be held from 1-6
pm on Sunday February 10th at the H2O Pool
This is a low key swim
meet for anybody who is interested in a
winter competition. There will be no formal
disqualifications. Swimmers are reminded
that this meet counts
as one hour of
swimming and therefore
training needs to be adjusted the week of
the meet to avoid violating the 2 hour per
week rule. Information about events and
format is included in the meet package.
If anybody is interested in going to this
meet, could you please let me know as soon
as possible (i.e. in the next day or two) so
that we can arrange for registration as a
If there are more than 10 swimmers
interested in going we will try to send a
Panago Pizza Fundraiser for Sockeyes
The Salmon Arm
Sockeyes have been fortunate to enter into a
fundraising arrangement with Panago Pizza.
Participation is optional, but it is a great
deal for families and for the Sockeyes.
The deal is as
Panagos is providing 100 Medium Sized Pizza
Certificates to the club to be sold at a
price of $10.00 each. These Certificates are
valid for the purchase of any Medium Sized
Panago (pickup only).
Medium pizzas have a retail value of $10.00
for a cheese pizza to up to $16.00 for
specialty pizzas. Tax is included in the
Certificate, so that is an additional
For every Certificate
sold, the club will keep $4.00 as
fundraising revenue. If we sell 100 Pizzas
the club will fundraise $400.
Certificates are available from Leanne Fair.
Phone (250) 833-1876. Cash is fine or
cheques payable to the Salmon Arm Sockeyes.
Right now we are selling a maximum of 10
family. We are capped
at selling 100 Certificates per month. A
wait list will be maintained if demand
Please support the swim club. Sale of these
Certificates will help keep our Registration
Fees as low as possible, and will reduce the
need for other fundraising activities.
Last week Jim Fair
did a “test run” and
used two Certificates to get two pizzas
which would have retailed for $31.00. He
said there was “no fuss, excellent deal,
It really is a win win
situation for the purchaser of the
Certificate and for the Sockeyes.
Panago requests no “selling booths” be set
up for sale of these Certificates, but you
can feel to sell them to your family,
friends, and at work. The good
news is that coupons
are valid at any
location in Canada.
Could be valuable for away swim meets where
pizza is a staple dinner. No pizza at lunch
though, not good for racing with a belly
New York Deli.
Panagos is located in the parking lot of the
Centenoka Mall by the old “Blockbusters”.
Please contact Leanne Fair if you have any
2013 Swim meet schedule
Please refer to the Schedules page for the
2013 swim meet schedule
have asked by the Pool Management to remind
swimmers and parents that no outdoor
footwear is permitted on the pool deck.
They have noticed increasing amounts of dirt
and sand around the pool recently - this can
cause problems with
the pool water quality. The Pool
Management would also like to remind
swimmers to place swim bags against
outside wall next to the wading pool, or to
leave them in the change room. Swimmers are
asked to take a shower before entering the
President, Salmon Arm Sockeyes