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Upcoming Masters Swim meet

Techno Sport is hosting a meet, March 3 at University of Ottawa. They run a great sprint series where you’re finished the meet by noon. Here is the link:

JCC Pool Closed Feb 19 *** PRACTICE CANCELLED **

Due to mechanical issues with the pool, it is closed today. Practice tonight 8:30-9:30pm is cancelled.


Practice Tuesday, Feb 12 8:30-9:30pm IS Cancelled

Practices Wed 5:30-6:30 and 6:30-730am are Cancelled

Wednesday PM practice is cancelled. The JCC is closing at 6pm due to the storm.
Thursday morning 6-7:15am is ON. The facility is running regular hours.

JCC Biathlon

Join the Anzai family in support of the JCC’s 6th Annual Biathlon on Sunday March 24. We are looking for an OSM team for a swim and bike. We will throw in a complimentary breakfast to complete the morning! Please consider it and contact me if you are interested in joining us to support the JCC..

Winterlude: Saturday February 16

Nepean Masters hosts a superb long course (50m) meet. Consider competing at: Winterlude: Saturday February 16. Caroline B from Tue/Thur noon is keen to have OSM swimmers join her at the meet. The early bird registration date ends Jan 31 (you can register up to the day before the meet but the fee is more expensive). For those who swam the Willy Lee meet – the sign up is the same (though you have already paid your MSO fee). Here is the link::

Saturday practices

Saturday mornings begin THIS weekend, Saturday January 19 at  7-8am. Enter by the side door (to right of front doors by the outdoor pool)\. Doors will open at 6:50am. Looking forward to coaching this extra practice! It augments the 2 weekly practices you’ve signed up for as well as the Sunday drop-ins. A great start to your weekend!

Happy New Year!

Hoping this note finds you well and full of New Year resolutions. It’s a great time to revisit goals and strive to reach in places that challenge you.
At the pool, each practice is designed to make you work, and  your fabulous OSM coaches will direct you to places that challenge you.  You have to do 2 things:

  • Show up!
  • Do the work!

Always remember there is never a swim that you will regret. I encourage each one of you to make 3 practices/week in January. (Our extra Saturday practice will start at the end of January, then you will have 4 practices you can make.)

You will enjoy great fitness, feel physically better and feel happy. You have coaches that love to be there and a great set of lanemates who are there for you!

There are 4 practices this week; wed evening, Thur am, noon pm and both Sunday am. I will be back poolside Sunday at CU!

Enjoy the Holiday. Have an OSM 2019!

Honour thy practice times…

Thank you for honouring your practice times and not subbing in another time when you miss one. If you need to switch, contact Marie directly.  We would like to keep lane dynamics flowing smoothly!  

Extra practice beginning in January

Beginning the end of January, I will be adding an extra (free) OSM practice on Saturday mornings at 7am. A gift from OSM to you! Open to all OSM swimmers. Chat us up on deck with any questions.

Come, Swim, Chat, Go home (happier and healthier)

Please remember the JCC is a member-based facility.   For OSM swimmers who do not have a JCC membership, please refrain from using membership facilities (sauna, whirlpool, gym) before, during or after practice. Those are privileges strictly for members ONLY.

Thank you for your respect and cooperation.

Don’t linger

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