Swimming Competitors

Alberta Provincial 55 Plus Swim Meet; August 10 & 11th 2017
Calgary Winter Club, 4611 14th St. NW.

Day 1  Aug. 10

  1. Parking is limited – please car pool if possible: access to the Calgary Winter Club is off John Laurie Blvd and one block north on 14th NW
  2. Check in at the Lobby between 12 Noon to 1 pm
  3. Sign waiver if you have not done so previously this year.
  4. Pick up heat sheets and banquet tickets, if you ordered them.
  5. Café on the upper floor (east end) will have a list of swimmers, to obtain a soup and sandwich ($7 value).—available each day preferably between 12 and 1 pm or after 3 pm.
  6. Warmup begins at 1:00 pm Reminder:  No diving off blocks until sprint lane 6 only, is opened at 1:15 pm for diving off the blocks and swim (one direction only) to the end of the lane.
  7. Warmup directions are clock-wise in lanes 1, 3, & 5 and counter clockwise in lanes 2, 4, & 6 (until practice dives begins in lane 6). No paddles or kick boards.
  8. Swim meet begins at 1:30 pm
  9. Heats: Women swim first, then men.  Age groups swim oldest to youngest.
  • Order of events: 50m back, 100 m free, 100 m prediction, short 5 min break, 100m breaststroke, 50 m butterfly, 200 free prediction, 4x25m free relays.
  • Relays: (Event # 10 Women and #11 Men)—Relay teams must have a minimum of two swimmers from the same zone. Each team will consist of either 4 women or 4 men (no mixed relay).  Please submit entries with name, age, zone #, to the on-deck desk, by the 5 min. break following event # 5 (100 m predicted swim).  Reminder:  There is NO diving in from the shallow end.  Swimmers 2 and 4 of the relay team will start in the water, holding with one hand on the wall of the lane.
  • Swim meet might be finished by 3 pm. Medal presentations, on deck,immediately following last event.


Day 2  Aug 11

  1. 1:00 Warmups begin. See Day 1 for instructions and reminders for warmups.
  2. Order of events: 100 m free predicted, 100 m backstroke, 50 m breaststroke, 50 m free, 100 m IM, 200 m free predicted
  3. Swim meet might be finished by 2:30 pm.  Medal presentations ,on deck, immediately after the last event.

Keith Shaw, swimming co-ordinator Calgary 55 Plus
mashawca@yahoo.ca  Phone 403-252-9238