Pickering MSC Fall 2021 News letter

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Hello Fellow Swimmers, 

We hope this newsletter finds you well & enjoying the summer. It is FINALLY that time of year to welcome you all back to the pool! 

 Please see below for all you need to know.

PRACTICE SCHEDULE September 20 – December 18 (13 weeks)

  • Monday   9-10pm TPASC
  • Tuesday  9-10pm Dunbarton (DIP)
  • Saturday 8-9am Dunbarton  (DIP)

*Thursday 9-10pm at Dunbarton Indoor Pool (DIP) to be scheduled IF/WHEN all other times get filled*

The Winter/Spring 2022 schedule will be available closer to that time, but we are hopeful we can continue to offer a full practice schedule into the new year as well.


  • TPASC has a max capacity of 24 swimmers for Mondays Dunbarton has a max capacity of 15 swimmers for Tuesdays & Thursdays & Saturdays*the Swim Club requires a min of 15 swimmers per practice in order to run the any of the programs*


  • Mondays – Dave & Paul will temporarily cover as the Club seeks a permanent coach 
  • Tuesdays – Sam
  • Thursday – Coach TBD if session runs
  • Saturdays – Rene

Iain – as some of you may know, Iain will not be returning as a coach for the Pickering MSC. Life has taken him West of Toronto and therefore, continuing on with Pickering unfortunately does not work for him at this time. Please feel free to reach out directly to Iain to let him know how much you appreciated his time & dedication to the swim club. He will be missed, and we are hoping to convince Iain to join us for a pint sometime in the future!


In order to register, please go to https://pickeringmsc.ca/membership/  and follow the process. As indicated you must first join the club and MSO with a $15 fee. Thereafter you can enroll in the desired session(s). If you wish to enroll in multiple sessions, we would ask that you enroll in your first choice first and pay for it. If you wish to then enroll in others, please go ahead, but do not send funds to pay until requested. This to ensure all swimmers have an opportunity to swim. If a session is full, please add yourself to the waiting list. Once all swimmers have had a chance to select their first selection, we will assign any vacant spots to those requesting in the order they are 

 Mondays – 12 Evenings = $120 Commencing Monday September 20, 2021 9:00 pm at TPASC

 Tuesday  –  13 Evenings =$140  Commencing Tuesday September 21, 2021 9:00 pm at DIP

 Thursday – 12 Evenings = $130 Commencing Thursday September 20, 2021 9:00 pm at DIP
                  *** If offered ***

  Saturday – 13 Mornings = $140 Commencing Saturday September 25, 2021 8:00 am at DIP

If you are a swimmer who paid in full prior to the most recent lockdown, please know that we have not forgotten about you! Details of a swimmers credit to follow this initial round of registrations. Individuals will be contacted directly. Thank you for your patience as we continue to navigate these uncharted times for the Club.

 COVID PROTOCAL – the facilities where the Pickering MSC will be swimming are governed by the most recent vaccine requirements outlined by the Ontario Provincial Government. These new requirements come into effect on September 22, 2021.


The vaccine certificate system will cover “higher-risk” indoor spaces where masks can’t be worn at all times. It applies to the following settings:

            • Restaurants and bars (excluding outdoor patios, delivery and takeout).
            • Nightclubs, including outdoor areas.
            • Meeting and event spaces like banquet halls and convention centres.
            • Sports and fitness facilities and gyms, with the exception of youth recreational sports.
            • Sporting events.
            • Casinos, bingo halls and gaming establishments.
            • Concerts, music festivals, theatres and cinemas.
            • Strip clubs, bath houses and sex clubs.
            • Racing venues.


We are excited to welcome you all back to the pool! As always, please forward any and all questions, thoughts & concerns regarding this upcoming year. 

Note: If you have already sent your money to enroll in the club, we will try to facilitate the completion of your enrollment. Although there may be a request

to adjust funds. Our apologies for any inconvenience as per this miscalculation. Please rest assured that we only charge what is necessary to maintain the club which is 100% non-profit.

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