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Open Water Guidance – now available as final

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PDF Version   On May 18th, a newsletter was sent to all registered swimmers. The primary purpose of that communication was to highlight the dangers of early season Open Water Swimming (OWS). Indeed, we are all anxious to find an opportunity to get wet, and the lure of OWS is much stronger this year. The…

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MSO May 2020 Update – OWS Spring Safety

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<<Click here for PDF>> May 18, 2020  (Happy Victoria Day!)   In this ISSUE Open Water Swimming – Safety First COVID-19 Update   Open Water Swimming – Safety First! We are all anxious to get back into the water after weeks away, and the lure of open water (OWS) is strong. While the open water season…

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MSO Newsletter – April 8, 2020

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<PDF Version>   In this ISSUE Dry But Not Idle New Webpage for COVID-19 Coaching Resources Refreshed This is Us!  Profiles in Masters Swimming <New> Clubs reminded to submit AGM Absentee Ballots   As the COVID-19 crisis continues to evolve, we at CIMS and MSO remain focused on the swimming community and ways to support swimmers…

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MSO Provincials Postponed – AGM Contingency

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1.  MSO Provincials Postponed MSO, in consultation with host club Nepean Masters, has postponed MSO Provincials which was scheduled for March 27-29. There was a strong desire to move forward with the event. However, there were rapid COVID19 developments throughout the day on Thursday and they continue today.  Holding the Championship was inconsistent with public health…

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Renfrew County 2020 – 55+ Invitational Swim Meet – POSTPONED

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MEET PACKAGE                       ENTRY FORM   Date: Sunday, May 24, 2020 POSTPONED – New Date Pending Location:  Nick Smith Centre, 77 James St., Arnprior, Ontario Time:  Check-in     8:30-9:15 a.m. / Warm-up   9:00-9:45 a.m. / Start 10:00 a.m.   Open to all competitors aged 55 and…

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1st Notice of 2019 AGM and Call for Nominations

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  Notice is hereby given that the Annual General Meeting (AGM) of Masters Swimming Ontario (MSO) shall be held Saturday, March 28, 2020 8:00 a.m. DURING morning warm-up 1500 Free MSO Provincials – Nepean Hall E – Nepean Sportsplex 1701 Woodroffe Ave. Nepean, Ontario K2G 1W2   The AGM shall be held for the following…

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Bob Weir inducted into Leaside Sports Hall of Fame – November 15, 2019

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Masters Swimming Ontario extends a sincere congratulations to Bob Weir for his recent induction into the Leaside Sports Hall of Fame. Bob served on the MSO board for 6 years between 1989 and 1995.  We served as President for the three years between 1990-1993 and Vice President for two terms in 1989-1990 and 1993-1994. At…

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2019-2020 Registration Open – MSO Concussion Awareness

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Click here for PDF It is time to register for the 2019-2020 season Clubs received their Start Up information in mid-August.  If your club president has changed or you have not yet received your club Start Up email, please contact the MSO Registrar. It is also time for independent swimmer with TOMS to renew their…

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A Letter from Canadian Independent Masters Swimming

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CLICK HERE FOR PDF Version June 25, 2019 Dear Canadian Masters Swimmers, Masters swimming has grown over the past 40 years through the efforts of dedicated masters volunteers. We once had an organization running the business of masters swimming, bringing together all provinces, clubs and swimmers. It was an organization in which we took great…

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Une lettre du Maîtres-nageurs indépendants du Canada

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La version PDF Le 25 juin 2019 Chers maîtres-nageurs canadiens, La natation des maîtres a grandi au cours des 40 dernières années grâce au dévouement de ses bénévoles. Durant cette période, nous avions une organisation qui gérait les activités de la natation des maîtres, réunissant toutes les provinces, tous les clubs, toutes les nageuses et tous…

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