Thursday Training Update:

Throws:  5-6pm  hammer & discus,    6:30-7pm Discus

JD's and Seahorses  6-7:30pm

Saturday Training Update

Throws:    10-11am Javelin, 11-12noon  Shot Put

JD's and Seahorses  10-11:30am

 

2018 Junior Development Track and Field Championships - July 27, 28, 29th - Kelowna.    Entries are due to the meet organizers on July 22nd.  Entries are due through the Ocean signup by midnight July 20th and will be processed on July 21st.   This will allow parents and athletes to check the Trackiereg confirmation list on the 21st so any changes can be made before the host meet deadline of July 22nd. 

 


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 at our South Surrey facility.    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. ** This event is open to non Canadians who hold current, valid memberships in their country of origin Masters Federation.  Non Canadians are asked to contact the Meet Director for entry eligiblity.

*** The 2018 Canadian Masters Track and Field Championships will be held at the South Surrey Athletic Park facility only.   The schedule has been adjusted to allow both the Throws Pentathlon and the Pentathlon to be contested at the South Surrey Athletic Park.

 

Congratulations to our Midget, Youth, Junior, Senior and Masters Athletes for their successes at the 2018 BC Jamboree on the weekend in Coquitlam  - full results coming!

semi-live results   Gord Kalisch has sent us more great photos from recent meets including this weekends Jamboree, check them out here...

 

2018 Summer Series Events  - thank you to all of our BC Athletics Officials, Volunteers and supporting coaches and athletes.  

Summer Series #1 Results

Summer Series #2 Results

Summer Series #3 Results

 

 

Canadian Junior and Senior Track and Field Championships - After 10 events (with 8 PB's including a 7.06m long jump) Landon Gill has won the SILVER medal for the Junior Decathlon. Congratulations Landon!

Coach Rori 7th in the Junior Javelin 


 

 

Volunteers Needed   

Our Summer Series events has begun and volunteers are needed for July 17  PLUS the Canadian Masters Track & Field Championships August 3,4,5.    Athletes you can volunteer as well!    Please email Mo today with your offer to volunteer.  It is very stressful not knowing if there are enough volunteers ready to take care of our paying guests.  Look at the attached sheets to see where volunteers are needed and contact Mo.  It is not up to the BC Athletics volunteers to put on our meets for us, we need to supply the volunteers.  Volunteer, get to know your Ocean members and help the club to generate the funds for our programs and athlete support.  

Canadian Masters Track & Field Championships Volunteer list coming soon.

 

 

Universal Athletics Track Meet

results here

Caiden Lee (#717) - On July 1st 2018 at Universal Invitational, Caiden reached his 7th JD standard for the year and won his 7th Gold medal of the meet.

Congratulations to our athletes who participated in the Harry Jerome  

MP4: Landon Gill Winning Long Jump at Harry Jerome International Track Classic Landon also placed 4th in the Open National 200m in 22.41

In the same Long Jump with Landon (6.89 a PB), Ryan Denman 4th with 6.45m and Ryan Pederson 6th with 6.31m

Congratulations to Valda Kabia for her results in Open National 100 placing 2nd in a time of 12.05 and 1st at 200m in a time of 24.38.

In our other Open National entries we saw Cayla Smith 6th in 400m in 58.78, Devan Wiebe 9th in 2:07.39 over 800m and Jack Williams 11th in 4:00.06 over 1500m

Link to Photo Gallery by Gord Kalisch

Read more: Vancouver Sun Harry Jerome International Track Classic - News - 2018 Results - Vancouver Sun Harry Jerome International Track Classic 

Landon Gill, Ryan Pederson and Ryan Denman being introduced before the Long Jump at Harry Jerome nternational Track ClassicValda Kabia 100m at 2018 Harry Jerome International Track Classic

U11 Relay Teams at 2018 Harry Jerome International Track ClassicU13 Relay Teams at 2018 Harry Jerome International Track Classic

 


2018 BC JD Pentathlon Championships

Congratulations to our Ocean Athletes for their terrific performances, and to our Ocean Volunteers for producing a great event.  Ocean Athletics gratefully acknowledges the generous support of ViaSport & BC Athletics for this Championship event.   

Please send photos of event to Mo

2018 BCJD Pentathlon Results Summary

 

 

 

 

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!!  Adam departs Wednesday June 27.  Meet results will be available at the Athletics Canada site

 

 

 

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        

 


 

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.


 

 


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  


 

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