Practice Notices - Rain warning for Saturday, dress appropriately!
JD's - all practices out of doors at the track
Mondays and Thursdays: 6-7:30p Saturdays 10-11:30am
*** Reminder to parents to please come down to the track to pick up your children.
Team BC Seeking Track & Field Athletes for 2014 North American Indigenous Games (NAIG)
Athlete Application form now available. Deadline to submit - March 24, 2014.
Are you an Aboriginal athlete born in 1995 through 2002 and you compete in cross-country or track and field? Led by Head Coach Peter Cross, Team BC is currently accepting applications from athletes interested in competing in Athletics (cross-country, track & field) at the 2014 North American Indigenous Games (NAIG) to be held July 20-27, 2014 in Regina, Saskatchewan. The deadline to submit is March 24, 2014.
Athletes who submit an application must also submit their performance results from the past and current season using the performance results sheet included in the application. Athletes will be selected based primarily on performance results, but other factors such as commitment to training, conduct, attitude may also be considered. Athletes to be notified in April of selection results with plan for a Team BC training camp prior to NAIG. Please contact mo for more details if you qualify and are interested.
Deon Clifford named outstanding Track athlete at the MEAC Conference meet
Deon Clifford was awarded the MEAC (Mid Eastern Atlantic Conference) outstanding male Track athlete with his 5000m win Friday night (15:10.94), 3000m win Saturday (8:44.10), 2nd place finish in the mile (4:24.81) and his contribution to Florida A&M's win in the distance medley. Newspaper article on Deon and full meet results can be found here.
Kamloops van Ryswyk Invitational Indoor and Inaugrual BC Masters Indoor Championships
BC Masters Indoor Champions Len van Ryswyk 60m, PV and 60mH, Chris Niwinski HJ, 60m and 200m,, Coach Don, Shot Put, and President Brad Smith silver in the 1500m
Our high schoolers Chloe Alkema and Glen Johnston both had big PB’s in their Pole Vaults with Chloe taking the silver (2.80m) and Glen the gold( 3.80m)
Our JD’s also had a very successful weekend:
13G Cayla Smith gold 60m & 1200m, Adelia Bailey silver 800m
12G Samantha Ogbeiwi gold 60m & 300m, Nicolett Duchesne gold 60mH, Shot Put & Long Jump
12B Chris Gan gold 60m, Long Jump & High Jump
Connor Gan had a great start to his JD competition years with a gold in the Sunday Triathlon that included an outstanding shot put of 5.15m Full results here.
Ocean Athletics Rain Jackets will be available for sizing at the Track. Youth jackets will be $68-$70 Adult jackets will be $75-$80 Jackets must be pre-ordered and pre-paid. Jackets will be available for order until the end of
4th Annual Jerome Indoor - Ocean Athletics captures Eaton Cup for 2nd year in a row!!
Eaton Cup for the highest scoring club
- Ocean Athletics 312 points
- Vancouver Thunderbirds 164.5 points
- NorWesters 148 points
Congratulations coaches and athletes for performances at the Jerome Indoor. A great start to the 2014 season. Many exciting Ocean moments including Jessica Williams' anchor leg of the Midget Girls 4x200m relay that brought the high jump to a standstill so they could see if she could indeed come from behind to take the win, new meet records by Danielle Steer (midget girls 600m) and Jessica Williams (midget girls 300m), Liam McKays spectacular kick to take the open 600m, Jake Hanna's strong win in the youth 300m, Chris Niwinski strong masters performance in the High Jump, and many more. Complete results here !
UW High School Invitational
Our vaulters travelled to Seattle last weekend to compete in the first annual U of Washington High School Invitational. both Chloe and Glen demonstrated that their winter training is progressing well and they are well on their way to a good 2014 season.
Chloe Alkema 2.45m, Glen Johnston 3.35m
Spike Swap and Sell! Have you outgrown your spikes but they are still in perfect condition?? Do you want them out of your closet? Bring your spikes to the track to sell (put a price on them and an envelope with your name on it to collect the $$$) or donate to Ocean's "spikes for borrow" box.
Thank you to all of you who have your 2014 Memberships in - very much appreciated! Athletes, you must have a membership with Ocean Athletics in order to train with the club. Please remember to bring your fees, a completed membership form for 2014, an athlete emergency form if we do not have one on file, or yours is out of date, and your family volunteer bond of $200.00 dated November 30, 2014.
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.