EVENT UPDATES

Only 1 WEEK LEFT to Register for the Across the Lake Swim!

By peter | July 10, 2009 | Comments Off on Only 1 WEEK LEFT to Register for the Across the Lake Swim!

The registration deadline is just one week away – so hurry and get your registration in! You can register online, drop off a completed registration form at either Fresh Air store location, or print and mail in a form – but it must arrive at a Fresh Air location before Friday. This is going to…

Open Water Swim Workouts

By peter | July 9, 2009 | Comments Off on Open Water Swim Workouts

Download workouts by three people that know a little about swimming: English Channel swimmer Brent Hobbs, Okanagan Masters Swim Club Head Coach Jonathan Smirl and Okanagan Masters Swim Coach and current Gyro Loop Time Trial record holder Pascal Sutherland. These workouts are designed specifically for the Gyro Swim Loop and will help you get ready…

FREE Open Water Swim Clinic – Part 2 – This Saturday!

By peter | July 8, 2009 | Comments Off on FREE Open Water Swim Clinic – Part 2 – This Saturday!

This Saturday July 11th, we present Part 2 of the FREE Open Water Clinic featuring Open Water Swim Coach Nick Rabinovitch and English Channel swimmer Brent Hobbs! Starting at 7 am (with registration at 6:45 am), Nick and Brent will cover essentials of open water swimming and will answer any questions you may have (like…

Win a FREE Orca Wetsuit this Saturday, July 11th!!

By peter | July 6, 2009 | Comments Off on Win a FREE Orca Wetsuit this Saturday, July 11th!!

This Saturday, July 11th Kelowna Cycle is giving away a brand-new Orca wetsuit as a door prize, to be drawn from all participants of the Time Trials. You don’t want to miss this one! You must be a participant in the Time Trials to be eligible to win! So come out and get timed as…

FREE Open Water Swim Clinic & Demo Day this Saturday, July 4th!

By peter | July 1, 2009 | Comments Off on FREE Open Water Swim Clinic & Demo Day this Saturday, July 4th!

This Saturday, July 4th come out to the Gyro Swim Loop for a Demo Day and a FREE Open Water Swim Clinic presented by open water swim coach Nick Rabinovitch and English Channel swimmer Brent Hobbs! Starting at 7 am with registration at 6:45 am, Nick and Brent will cover some essentials of open water…

FREE Open Water Swim Clinic & Demo Day this Saturday, July 4th!

By peter | July 1, 2009 | Comments Off on FREE Open Water Swim Clinic & Demo Day this Saturday, July 4th!

This Saturday, July 4th come out to the Gyro Swim Loop for a Demo Day and a FREE Open Water Swim Clinic presented by open water swim coach Nick Rabinovitch and English Channel swimmer Brent Hobbs! Starting at 7 am with registration at 6:45 am, Nick and Brent will cover some essentials of open water…

New “Safety Buoys” now in place at Gyro!

By peter | June 30, 2009 | Comments Off on New “Safety Buoys” now in place at Gyro!

The City has responded to our request to add a buoy line just outside of the new Gyro Swim Loop buoys, to serve as a deterrent to boaters coming too close to swimmers. Despite this, boats (usually with water skiers in tow) continue to be noticed very close to the outer buoys, and even occasionally…

New "Safety Buoys" now in place at Gyro!

By peter | June 30, 2009 | Comments Off on New "Safety Buoys" now in place at Gyro!

The City has responded to our request to add a buoy line just outside of the new Gyro Swim Loop buoys, to serve as a deterrent to boaters coming too close to swimmers. Despite this, boats (usually with water skiers in tow) continue to be noticed very close to the outer buoys, and even occasionally…

New Sponsors!

By peter | June 25, 2009 | Comments Off on New Sponsors!

We’d like to welcome two new Sponsors of the Kelowna Fresh Air Across the Lake Swim: Solo Bars and Starbucks. Both will be at the race displaying their products and will be offering free samples. Our race wouldn’t be a success without our Sponsors so we encourage you to support them!

The Kelowna Apple Triathlon Needs Your Help

By peter | June 22, 2009 | Comments Off on The Kelowna Apple Triathlon Needs Your Help

On June 27th (10am-3pm) the Pushor Mitchell Apple Triathlon is doing a car wash to raise funds. They receive a government grant for every volunteer and they need your support! The washes are at the following locations: Petro-Canada at 97 & Leathead, Petro-Canada on Hwy 33 and the Mohawk station in West Kelowna. If you…

2 Comments

  1. Allan Kempton on June 11, 2018 at 10:48 am

    what days are the packadge pick ups? you have the 14th 3-7 pm,and thats the day of the swim? thanks

    • peter on July 6, 2018 at 3:08 pm

      The package pickup days are Thursday, July 12th and Friday, July 13th from 3-7pm

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