Arnprior Bluefish Swim Club


Registration Update

There has been tremendous interest in Bluefish!

At this time, registration for the 2022/2023 season (Oct 1 to May 31, 2023) is closed. We are looking in to options for extending our sessions in the 2nd half of our swim season. Please refer to this website for updates!

2022/2023 Swim Season

The 2022/2023 season will run from October 3rd, 2022 through May 26th, 2023.

Please note, the swimming groups have been renamed to align with Swim Ontario. Practice times for our groups this year will be as follows:

Senior Competitive (formerly “Competitive”) Group

Mon, Wed, Fri 3:25pm – 5:25pm

Tue, Thur 3:25pm – 4:55pm

Junior Competitive (formerly “Pre-Competitive”) Group

Mon, Wed, Fri 3:25pm – 5:25pm

Fundamentals (formerly “Non-Competitive”) Group

Tue, Thu 3:25pm – 4:25pm

New to Bluefish?

Please keep in mind that in order to be considered “ready” for Bluefish, at minimum your child needs to be able to complete one length of the pool (25 m) doing one of the major swimming strokes (butterfly, backstroke, breaststroke or front crawl).

All swimmers new to Bluefish need to partake in a new swimmer assessment with our head coach. We want to make sure that your child has a good experience with Bluefish and that we recommend the right group for them.

The date for new swimmer assessments has tentatively been set for Fri, Aug 26, 3pm to 4pm at the Nick Smith pool. You must confirm with us via email ( your intention to partake in Bluefish swimmer assessment and then we will send you a sign up link. If you are absolutely unable to attend at this time, please let us know as soon as possible and we will try to make alternative arrangements for your swimmer.

Other important details regarding this season …After having completed a new swimmer assessment, you will be able to submit a Registration package electronically via a Link which will be circulated to parents on Mon. Aug 29th. Cheque drop off will occur in the lobby of Nick Smith on Thursday Sept 1st, 5:30pm to 6:30pm. President and Treasurer to attend. (If you would prefer to drop off a printed version of your Registration package you can do so then – but you can save us scanning it by using the Dropbox provided).

Parents should receive their Swim Ontario Sign Up links via email by Sept 12th. First day in the pool is Oct 3rd.We are looking forward to a great 2022/2023 season!

Andrea Di Paolo, ABSC President 2021/2022, Assistant Coach 2022/2023