Track Rascal Event to be held at JD Pentathlon Championships!!!  12noon - Saturday June 23.  Registration on site 11:45am  $10 Entry fee.  Open to all athletes 2013 to 2010   - Hurdles, Long Jump, Medicine Ball Toss, 60m Sprint, Obstacle Course run.  Event should take about 45 - 60 minutes

 

JD Pentathlon Printable Schedule


Reminder - entries for the June 28, 29 Universal Invitational meet at Bear Creek Park, are due by 6pm Sunday June 24.   Go to the Track meet entries link to the right, and use the Ocean entry form to enter the meet.  This is an excellent meet and worth attending.


Training Update June 23:  

Throws:  5:30-7pm Thursday,  10-noon Saturday

JD's, Seahorses:  no practice, athletes in the pentathlon only

HS Sprints, Hurdles & Horizontal Jumps: 10-11:30am Saturday - check with Coach Carl for location changes due to JD Pentathlon  

PV: - no Saturday practice

 

 

Reminder to all that Ocean is hosting the JD Pentathlon Championships on Saturday June 23.  The event starts at 11am - athletes, coaches and parents will be arriving by 10am to begin setting up HJ and LJ marks and warming up for hurdles.   The event goes until 6pm.

The event has attracted 209 participants - the largest number in the history of the event.  Many more volunteers are required to make this event a success.  Please email Mo directly with your offer to volunteer.

Athletes, this is a great opportunity for you to get in your required volunteer hours for high school.

 

The 2018 Summer Series Events are coming!!!  Schedules - July 3, July 10, July 17 & July 31   Signup is on Trackiereg for all athletes. 

 

Adam Vilio named to Canada vs Jamaica U18 Team.  Adam will compete in the 400mH in Jamaica June30/July 1.    Congratulations Adam!!  Wear that Maple Leaf proudly!!

 

 

 

Caiden Lee (2005) produced an All-Time Best performance for 13 year old boys, in the 2000m at the Jesse Bent Memorial.  Caiden ran 6:18.47 - shattering the previous record of 6:23.16.    Well done Caiden !!

 

UPDATE: Rori Denness (Javelin) and Landon Gill (Decathlon) have been named to the BC Team to Junior Canadian Track and Field Nationals!!  They will be joining Valda Kabia (sprints) who has been named to BC Team to Senior Canadian Track and Field Championships.   Congratulations all!!

 

 

18 Ocean Athletes named to the 2018 Zone 3, 4 & 5 Summer Games Team!!

Zone 3 Team members: Nicholas Pavlovic - Jav, LJ

Zone 4 Team members:  Congratulations to:  Emma deBoer - HJ, Julie Mackie - 1200, 2000, 1500SC, Olivia McCallum - HJ, PV, Emma Cobban - 1200, 1500SC, Abigail Yakemchuk -1200, 800, Roy Jiang - 100, 200, Owen Pinto - 300, 800, Adam Pederson - 100mH, 300mH, LJ, George Kordas - HJ, Rocco Wesnoski - Hammer, Cayden Arnold - PV, Ajax Shen - 100m, LJ   

Zone 5 Team members: Isla Stewart - HJ, Sophie Fernback - Pentathlon,  Maddy Bonikowsky -1200, 2000, 1500SC, Jacob Bonikowsky - 800, 1200, Javelin, 4x400,  Alex Lamyin - 100, 200

 

Congratulations to all.  The Summer Games teams are very difficult to make.  Well done!!

 


Congratulations to our athletes who participated in the Coquitlam Cheetahs Jesse Bent Memorial meet this weekend.  Lots of great performances!  Find results from the Cheetahs home page.  More photos by Gord Kalish in the photo gallery.  

Coach Carl and Aneel                                                 Valda storming down the stretch

                                                                                                                                            

  
Mark Pinckard                           Connor Nicol & Brendan O'Brien
 

 Kayla Martin        

 


Harry Jerome JD Relays  - Tuesday June 26 - 2007 and younger teams - boys and girls

                                                                   Wednesday June 27 - 2005 and younger teams - boys and girls

Harry Jerome Classic Event Listing

Preliminary program for the combined Jerome Classic and China vs Canada Team Sprint Challenge

1. Tuesday June 26 Evening at Swangard Stadium

1.1 First portion: Harry Jerome Track Classic: 110m Hurdles-Men, 200m Men+Women, 400m Men+Women, 800m Men+Women, 1500m race walk mixed, 3000m-Men, High Jump-Men, Pole Vault–Men, Long Jump-Women, Javelin-Women followed by 

1.2   China Canada Team Sprint Challenge 100m, Men+Women-4x400m relay

2 .Wednesday June 27 at Swangard Stadium

2.1 First portion: Harry Jerome Track Classic: 100m Men+Women, 400m Men+Women, 800m Men+Women, 1500m Men+Women, 100m Hurdles Women, Long Jump Men, Pole Vault–women, men, High Jump Women, Javelin Men followed by

2.2 China Canada Team Sprint Challenge 200m Men+Women, 400m Men+Women, 4x100m Men+Women


Ocean's High School Athletes continue to impress!!

Congratuations to our athletes for an outstanding conclusion to their 2018 High School Season.  From the earliest mini meets in April, through regional eliminations, Fraser Valleys and the BC HS Champs this past weekend, our High School athletes have picked up medals, set new PB's and demonstrated that all of that hard work in the wind, rain, cold and snow this past winter was both beneficial and worthwhile!     You have made the Ocean Athletics family very proud.

** Coaches, parents - please send photographs.   

 

Aneel Gillan - 2018 BC HS Junior Octathlon Champion

Alanna Cunha handing off to Angela Peters in 4x100

 

 

JD Athletes - the BC Athletics 2018 JD Pentathlon Championships is coming up quickly - Saturday June 23 -      You need to get entered as soon as possible to ensure that you get your souvenir tshirt in your correct size.   Go to the side link Track meet entries and enter directly on Trackiereg.  Do not forget to fill in your tshirt size.


 

Calling all Masters Track and Field Athletes (30 years and older)

Ocean Athletics is proud to host the 2018 Canadian Masters Track and Field Championships August 3-5.    Registration is via Trackiereg    Technical Package      Schedule  This event is open to all athletes 30 years and older.  You must have a current BCA, AC or CMA / affliated membership to compete.


2018 Volunteer & Sponsorship Opportunities

Ocean Athletics is honoured to be hosting both the BC Junior Development Pentathlon Championships on Saturday June 23, and the Canadian Masters Track and Field Championships August 3,4 & 5 (open to athletes 30 years of age and older)in addition to our regular Tuesday evening Summer Series events July 3,10, 17, 24 & 31st.    The Canadian Masters meet in particular will require a large number of volunteers.   A signup list is coming soon for both events.  Hosting events is our fundraising model.  Beats the heck out of selling chocolate bars!!

Ocean Athletics is always looking for sponsors.  We have been very fortunate to have great local support - Windset Farms, Famoso Pizzeria, Bean Around the World, TD bank, Envision Financial, INVIS, DMCL Chartered Professional Accountants, Wilchris Kennels, Marathon Surfaces, Peninsula Runners, NavCanada and Pepsi.  We are also fortunate to have received grants from the Semiahmoo Rotary, ViaSport and the BC Government Grant in Aid program.  If you are able and willing to connect the club with sponsors, please contact Mo


Training Schedule  ** any changes to the regular training session will be posted in the Update section above, and on Ocean Facebook.

High School sprinters, hurdlers, jumpers - All practices now at the track. 

Mondays & Thursdays - 5:30-7pm Coach Derek & Coach Michaela 

Tuesdays, Thursdays 5:30-7pm, Saturdays 10-11:30am  - Coach Carl

** Coach Brian will be at different practices dependent upon his work schedule 

High School Middle Distance - All practices at the track unless indicated by Coach Lynn    Mondays & Thursdays 5:30-7pm,  Saturdays 10-11:30am

Throws -  Mondays 5:30-7pm Javelin, Shot Put - Coach Rori, Coach Connor,  Thursdays 5:30-7:30pm, Saturdays 10-2pm - all Throws, Coach Chris.    

High Jump  - Mondays & Thursdays 6-7:30pm and Saturdays 10-11:30am at the track  Coaches Jeannie, Cathy, Joel and Jay

Pole Vault- Contact Coach Len .(Mondays & Thursdays), Saturdays 10am at the track.

JD's & Seahorses - All practices at the track    Mondays & Thursdays 6-7:30pm (Seahorses 6-7pm), Saturdays 10-11:30   **** Thursdays - LJ practice with Coach Derek for senior JD's (2005, 2006)  ** Tuesday 5:30-7pm 


Please pick up your 2017 Volunteer Bond Refund - if you are owed a 2017 Volunteer Bond, refunds can be picked up at the track Monday, June 4  7-7:30pm.  We would rather buy a piece of equipment than spend $ on postage stamps!!! Of course, if you wish to donate your 2017 Volunteer Bond, your donation would be gratefully accepted!!


Parents & practice dropoff:  Please do not stop to let your children out of the car at the entrance to the park.  This is a no stopping area.  Stopping backs up incoming vehicles into the traffic circle.  Now that spring has arrived, it is likely we will see bylaw officers handing out tickets to offenders.

2018 BC Team Selection Criteria     http://www.bcathletics.org/News/2018-bc-team-selection-criteria-standards-released/2753/


2018 Club Championships Dates 

BC Masters Championships - June 15-17th - hosted by Langley Mustangs at McLeod Stadium

2018 JD Pentathlon Championships - Saturday June 23.  Hosted by Ocean Athletics.  Registration is now open at Trackiereg.

BC Jamboree - Championships for Midget, Youth, Junior & Seniors - Fri-Sun  July 13-15 - hosted by Coquitlam Cheetahs at the Percy Perry Stadium in Coquitlam


BC Summer Games - 2003, 2004 Athletes - Trials May 26, 27 hosted by Universal Athletics & Ocean Athletics at our South Surrey Athletic Park track -  Summer Games July 19-21 in Duncan, BC   Summer Games Trials Zones 3, 4 Information   Schedule Day 1  Schedule Day 2   SG Required forms  SG Pentathlon Requirements

Registration is via Trackiereg    www.trackiereg.com/2018Zones34SGTrials   


2018 JD Track and Field Championships - Fri-Sun July 27-29 - Kelowna      Registration is now open.    Book your accommodation asap.  The meet hotel is the Sandman - 1-800-726-3626  - CODE 550448   Single Queen $149  and Double Queen   $169.  More information here.


Canadian Masters Track & Field Championships - athletes 30yrs and older are eligible - Fri-Sun August 3-5 - hosted by Ocean Athletics at our South Surrey Athletic Park track with some events at Bear Creek Park on Friday.  Technical Package   Registration is via Trackiereg     wwwtrackiereg.com/2018CdnMastersTFChamps  


2018 Harry Jerome Classic - Tuesday June 26, Wednesday June 27  - Swangard Stadium, Burnaby   

** the Harry Jerome Classic JD relays are back!!!!  100m Trials for positions - Full Camera & timing setup!   Girls 2005 and younger, Boys 2005 and younger, Girls 2009-2007, Boys 2009-2007.

Tuesday evening events:  110mH,   Women LJ,  800m,    Women Javelin,   200m,   400m,  100m Canada vs China, 4x100m Canada vs China ,  JD 2005 and younger 4x100 relay - boys and girls

Wednesday evening events: 100mH,  Men's LJ,   Men's Javelin,  1500m,  Men's HJ,   Women's Para 100m, JD 2009-2007 JD 4x100 relay - boys and girls

Tickets are now available.  The best deal is the Family Pack - $14.50 (2 Adults, 2 Youth) per day.  The adult group rate is $16 per day, the youth group rate is $9 per day.  Use the Email form below if you want to sign up for an Ocean Group rate for tickets.    More information 

Harry Jerome Tickets


Ocean Uniforms - competition tops may be exchanged after a minimum of 2 years if they no longer fit.  You must bring the used uniform to obtain an exchange.  If the uniform is damaged you may be required to purchase a new one.   If you wish to trade your uniform with a visiting athlete, you will need to purchase a new one for your use.   The Ocean Athletics is a high quality Garneau item designed uniquely for OA that will look brand new for many years if properly laundered (suggest washing and then hanging to dry).  Uniforms for new members are distributed on Saturdays when our Clothing Coordinator Cathy Carr is available.

 

Training Tips:  Take a look at our Coaching Links section.  Technical Event information, Injury Prevention and Nutrition articles.  The latest addition is a CBC Marketplace segment on energy drinks and bars.  Check it out!    http://www.cbc.ca/marketplace/episodes/2013-2014/farther-faster-fitter    


 

New members welcome.  Please use the Helpdesk at the bottom of this page to contact us for more information. 

 Field Closure updates can be found at http://www.surrey.ca/culture-recreation/1948.aspx