Welcome to Ocean Athletics Track and Field Club
Nicholas Pavlovic sets a BC record in 60 metres (9 year old boys)
Hats off to Nicholas Pavlovic of Ocean Athletics for setting a new BC record in 60 metres with a time of 9:09 (set in the qualifying heat at the Junior Olympics in Surrey). Nicholas also earned the individual aggregrate trophy in his age category during the May long weekend. He placed first in 60 metres, 100 metres and long jump as well as finished second in shot put. In addition, Ocean Athletics won the aggregate boys' award as well as placed third for girls and second overall behind the Langley Mustangs. Way to go, Ocean!
Rori Denness sets a BC record in javelin (12 year old girls)
Congratulations to Rori Denness for breaking the previous javelin record in BC for 12 year old girls. During the May 4 weekend, Rori threw a remarkable 35.47 metres at the Bob Dailey Memorial Meet, hosted by the Alberni Valley Track Club. The following weekend at the Eagle Classic in Maple Ridge, Rori received the Ed Collinson Outstanding Thrower Award as well as having her name etched on the Herb Gee Outstanding Meet Performance trophy. Well done!
Ocean athletes shine at the Fraser Valley High School Track and Field Championship
The Fraser Valley High School Track and Field Championship were held May 13-16 in Abbotsford. Several Ocean athletes won their events, set personal bests plus broke one meet record. See result highlights in Results & Photos.
Maureen de St. Croix nominated as a YWCA Woman of Distinction
We are pleased to announce that Ocean Athletics head coach Maureen de St. Croix (affectionately known as Mo) is a YWCA Woman of Distinction nominee in the Health, Wellness & Athletics category. Bravo, Mo!
Membership registration update
Registration for 7 and 8 year olds is full for the time being. Please stay tuned - we will announce when registration for this age group is open again for the 2013 season.
Founded in March of 2006, Ocean Athletics is a track and field club offering training and coaching for athletes ages 9+. We have 200 members with 12 qualified coaches in the areas of sprints, throws, distance and jumps.
In the spring of 2012, five Rotary Clubs came together to help Ocean Athletics and the City of Surrey to build a storage shed that now houses our pole vault, high jump and throwing equipment. Thank you to:
- Rotary Club of White Rock Millennium
- Rotary Club of White Rock Peace Arch
- Rotary Club of White Rock Peninsula
- Rotary Club of Semiahmoo (White Rock)
- Rotary Club of White Rock
If you would like to get to know our club, you are welcome to join us for two trial workouts (schedule). Introduce yourself to one of the coaches dressed in Ocean Athletics wear.