Entries by Meredith Thompson-Edwards

Cats Perform at Age Group Provincials

Two members of the Orillia Channel Cats Swim Club recently competed at the Ontario long-course provincial championships in Ottawa. The four-day competition is held swimmers 13 and older who have met a minimum of one provincial qualifying standard in their age groups. “Some of the provincial standards are very fast, almost as fast as some […]

Channel Cats Banquet

The Orillia Channel Cats Swim Club recently held their annual Awards Banquet and AGM at the YLCC Camp in Orillia.     Coaches recognize swimmers who show dedication, perseverance, commitment and respect over the season.    Also club record certificates are distributed to those who set new records.    This year there was thirty-seven new records set.    Award winners […]

Congratulations to Festival Swimmers!

Six members of the Orillia Channel Cats Swim Club recently competed at the Provincial Festival Championships for 13 and under qualifiers.       The meet was held in London at the Canada Games Centre, where close to 80 clubs from across Ontario were in attendance.     “We had 6 swimmers qualify, which is up from the Winter Festivals […]

Try Outs are FULL

We have 20 swimmers registered for try outs June 15 and 17.     We will not be able to take anymore swimmers this round.      If we have space after Try outs, we will consider hosting another round in September.

Message from the President

On April 25th 2015 The Orillia Sports Council held their inaugural Orillia Sports Hall of Fame Gala at Hawk Ridge Golf and Country Club. I was fortunate enough to be present at the event when our very own Elaine Thompson was inducted into the Sports Hall of Fame in the Builder category. It was a […]

Darda’s Message

  Former member of Canada’s Paraplympic National Team Darda Sales spoke to Channel Cats swimmers tonight.     Her message to swimmers was loud and clear:  How are you going to bounce back from failure?  That is what people will remember-not that you failed but how you were able to bounce back. Her message to […]

Info for Development Meet this Sunday

Hello all, just a reminder about a few items regarding the development meet this Sunday. Location:   Bracebridge Sportsplex                     110 Clearbrook Trail                      Bracebridge ON Warm up time: 8:00 am, meet starts at 9:00 am PLEASE HAVE YOUR SWIMMERS THERE AT 7:45 INORDER TO LOOSEN UP WITH THE TEAM ON DECK AND FOR THE COACHES […]