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ECC is Forrest Village Waterpolo U12 tournament champions!

The mixed team of U12 waterpolo players won gold against Westminster in a hard fought match on sunday, July 15! Great job to all players for their hard work and efforts!

You deserve it!

Close swim meet but not enough

On Wednesday, July 11, we hosted our second swim meet against Walters. The meet ended in a loss for ECC with a score of 530 to 506.

Great job everyone, lets get back on the saddle for next week’s meet at PPK!

Friday night events, July 6

We have two great events coming up on Friday night!

  1. The Summer Mingler! Adults, join us near the BBQ to chat & get to know one another. BYOB and a small snack (appetizer or dessert) to share. Your kids can enjoy the pool while you socialize.
  2. Movie Night! We’ll be showing JUMANJI 2 at 8pm. All are welcome! Popcorn is 2$ and the canteen will be open for snacks.

We hope to see you there!

Swim Meet #1 blowout

On Wednesday, July 4, we hosted our first swim meet of 2018 in B by welcoming Côte St-Luc.

Unfortunately, the heat and travel distance put off many of the swimmers for CSL and they did not have many swimmers at the meet. The results were therefore one sided in what was a very quick meet (2h09m) with ECC winning 605 to 161.

Well done to our swimmers and thanks to all the volunteers for coming out and helping us run a smooth meet.

Lets keep it up and stay cool until next Wednesday!

Intense heat period – FREE ACCESS

Because of the intense heat warning expected for the next week or so, the Ecclestone pool will be open to the public for free swim periods as per the following schedule:

  • Saturday, June 30 – noon to 9pm
  • Sunday, July 1- noon to 9pm
  • Monday, July 2 – 1:45pm to 9pm
  • Tuesday, July 3 – 1:45pm to 9pm
  • Wednesday, July 4 – 1:45pm to 5pm – There will be a swim meet that evening
  • Thursday, July 5 – 1:45pm to 9pm

Dates and times are subject to change based on temperature.

Bronze Medallion and Cross

We typically run the Bronze Medallion and Bronze Cross courses starting with the first day of session 1. Unfortunately, this year we could not start on this day but the revised schedule will be as follows:

From July 9th to August 20, Monday 6:30pm to 8pm, and Tuesday 1:45pm to 3:45pm 

The final exam is tentatively planned for the week of August 20, date to be confirmed by Mike during the session.

The examination fee from the Lifesaving Society is $37.25 per student, however ECC will be covering $17.25 per student, and each student will need to pay the remaining $20 before the exam to the instructor.

New to the neighbourhood: what is ECC all about?

We’re an outdoor community pool located in Ecclestone Park in the north-east Lacey Green sector of Kirkland, surrounded by sports fields and green space. Open rain or shine from mid-June to the end of August, our friendly pool caters to everyone from toddlers in the baby pool; teens and children in the diving-end and adults who want to swim laps in the big pool.

Your membership opens the door wide-open to summer-long activities. We offer Olympic-Way swimming lessons for all ages, from introduction-to-water to Bronze Cross and Medallion lifesaving classes.

Ecclestone Pool also participates in four team events with other summer pools in the North-Shore Athletic Association (NAA):  Diving, swimming, synchronized swimming and water polo. Team members can be as young as 6 years-old up to 16 years-old. The teams have regular meets and compete against other pools in the NAA.

If team sports are not your thing, we also host fun social events that make for lasting summer memories. For kids, Halloween in July, movie night and a just for fun mini-triathlon. For families, bingo and cook-outs. For adults, adults-only party and lAquafit.

Ecclestone Pool is Kirkland’s only swimming pool and is run by a volunteer committee comprised of members. Anyone can join. Our membership rates are less expensive than signing up for all our activities individually at an indoor pool. Ecclestone Pool is a fun and safe place to hang-out for the summer. Plus, your kids won’t be in front of screens!

Want to sign up? Click HERE to get the registration form and dive right in!

Clean-up day is on Saturday, June 9, from 9am to noon

Come on by and help us get the facility all ready for this summer! A little help is always welcome and we always have a good time.

Bring your kids, we’ll find something for them to do!

Can you smell it? Spring is on its way and that can only mean one thing: Registration Day 2018

Its that time of year again where we start spending a little more time outside and we start talking about the warm weather that we all look forward to!

With spring fast approaching, its time once again to update your calendar, because the ECC registration day is set for Sunday, May 6th, from 1:30pm to 3pm at the Ecclestone Chalet.

You may download your registration form HERE. You can bring it to registration day or mail it to: 174 Montevista, Dollard des Ormeaux, QC H9B 3A7

See you all there!

 

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