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  • 01 Feb 2017 1:13 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)


    Fairfields Swimming Club secures Ontario150 Grant:

    For 55+ years, Fairfields has been the vibrant hub of summers enjoyed in this fabulous community. During this time it’s always been the efforts and energy of our Members and Board that has kept our small club in the best condition possible while working within a tight operating budget.

    For 2017, we’re ecstatic to announce we have secured a Ontario150 Community Capital Program grant in the amount of $250,000.

    This much needed capital injection will fund infrastructure improvements at the pool for the enjoyment, safety, comfort and care of all members and guests. Our 8-month project will focus on improving and upgrading our aging outdoor swimming pool and facility.

    Here are the major projects we will be undertaking:

    - Upgrading the plumbing for the water to both pools which will improve water quality and flow.

    - Properly ventilating the basement to reduce the chemical corrosion of the equipment and providing a safer environment for our lifeguards.

    - Resurfacing of the pool deck, bathrooms and guard office with rubber surfacing - a safer and more aesthetically pleasing option.

    - Sandblasting of our pool interior. We will be removing all of the tiles and putting a higher quality coating on the pool so it will last longer.

    - Replacing the existing fence to meet by-law codes and help to improve the aesthetics/comfort of our club.

    - Full resurfacing of the parking lot.

    - A permanent shade structure that will cover our typical viewing area.

    In order to open on time and welcome you to the NEW Fairfields in the Spring, we’re jumping on works and moving forward now!

    We’re sure the renovations and improvements will be warmly received by all current members as well as attracting many new members to our special community. We look forward to keeping you abreast of all the improvements that are underway!

    Should you wish to learn more please contact - Jenn Tondino by e-mailing info@fairfieldsswimmingclub.com.

    Lastly, a huge thanks goes out from all members to our volunteers and board members who worked tirelessly to secure and now continue this much needed work - thank you!

    P.S:

    Professionals in real estate, trades, architecture, civil and technical skills (as well as connections to assist) are encouraged to reach out and contact us or view more info here - http://www.fairfieldsswimmingclub.com/Ontario150

  • 31 Jan 2017 1:18 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Stay tuned. The Fairfields story is set to change again in a BIG way in 2017!


  • 31 Jan 2017 11:05 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Dear Members,

    For a loan we are applying for, we will need a Real Estate Lawyer. Is anyone in our membership a Real Estate Lawyer and able to help us with this task?

    Much appreciated,

    Jeffrey Rees, Vice-President
    Fairfields Swimming Club


  • 16 Jan 2017 1:11 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Dear Members,

    For the grant we have applied for, one of the improvements planned is an update of the plumbing.  We need drawings to be created and finally approved by an Engineer.  (Typical site drawing and online application with the city.) Is anyone in our membership a Civil Engineer or Civil Tech able to help us with this task?

    Much appreciated,

    Jeffrey Rees, Vice-President
    Fairfields Swimming Club


  • 02 Jan 2017 1:09 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Our summer hiring campaign is now open and will close February 3, 2017.

    Join our Aquatics team and get more than just a summer job, get an experience that will last a lifetime. As part of our dynamic team you will develop teamwork, leadership, self-confidence, and interpersonal skills. Qualified and trained Lifeguards and Swimming Instructors are an integral part of our community. All of our staff play an important role in maintaining a safe aquatic environment and providing enjoyable swimming lessons for people of all ages.

    http://www.fairfieldsswimmingclub.com/summer_jobs


  • 23 Dec 2016 1:08 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)


  • 01 Dec 2016 5:02 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Dear Members,

    As a Board it is important to us to hear your feedback and suggestions.  Over the next couple of months the Board will be putting together some surveys to get your input for this season, last season feedback and reasons members are selling.  These are important for us to help plan the upcoming year.   We are also currently preparing our budget and fees for next year which will be available by the end of January.

    I also wanted to let you know that we have not year heard back about the huge capital grant that we have applied for, but hope to hear whether we have received it or not by end of December.  We will update you once we have learned of the final decision.

    I look forward to seeing you poolside!

    Jeffrey Rees

    Vice President, Communications
    2017 Board of Directors


  • 01 Dec 2016 12:01 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Dear Members,

    We still need to fill some of the Volunteer Support roles this year.  These roles do NOT require you to come to board meetings.  It doesn’t matter if you don’t think you know what you are doing.  We are here to guide you.  We can keep things the same, or switch things up.  The three main areas we still require help in are:

     Social Coordinator 

    Grants Coordinator (researches and finds grants appropriate for Fairfields, coordinates with volunteers for grant writing or does it themselves)

     Citi*Swim Coordinator

    All of these roles are vital to programming & running of the pool.  They are not intended to be roles that you are required to complete solely on your own.  Ideally we will be able to create a team for each role.

    I look forward to seeing you poolside!

    Jeffrey Rees

    Vice President, Communications
    2017 Board of Directors


  • 30 Nov 2016 5:00 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Dear Members,

    I wanted to thank those that attended our 2016 Annual General Meeting. We ended up with a larger than normal turn out and it was wonderful.  Let’s see if we can get even more of you out next year! 

    Thankfully some previous Board Members and Volunteer Support Members have decided to stay on again this year to continue helping out at the pool.  Those people are Jenn Tondino (President, Staffing), David Brown (Treasurer), Jan Rodman (Secretary), Mario Josipovic (By-Law & Legal Coordinator) & Steven Brandon (Marketing & Social Media Coordinator). 

    We have had a number of new members step up this year to join the Board & Volunteer Support and we are so appreciative of that.  They are Jeffrey Rees (VP, Communications), Sara Behjat (Director, Membership), Dan Keenliside (Director, Water Maintenance), Robert Doyle (Director, Facility & Property Maintenance), Karin Kormann (Volunteer Coordinator), Janice Herget (New Membership Coordinator), Jake Tondino (Staffing Support), Kyle Keenliside (Water Support), Ray Rodman (Facility Support).

    The board is looking forward to help create a wonderful summer for you and your family this year. I have included the 2017 Board of Directors below with their e-mail address links if you would like to contact any of them directly. I have also included the boards current volunteer support team, who are integral in helping us run our facility.

    I look forward to seeing you poolside!

    Jenn Tondino

    President, Staffing
    2017 Board of Directors

    2017 Board of Directors

     Jennifer Tondino

     PresidentStaffing

     Jeffrey Rees

     Vice President, Communications

     Jan Rodman

     Secretary

     David Brown

     Treasurer

     Sara Behjat

     Director, Membership

     Dan Keenliside

     Director, Water Maintenance

     Robert Doyle

     Director, Facility & Property Management

     Karin Kormann

     Member at Large, Volunteer Coordinator

    2017 Volunteer Support

     Karin Kormann

     Volunteer Coordinator

     VACANT

     Social Coordinator

     Janice Herget

     New Membership Coordinator

     VACANT

     Grants Coordinator

     Mario Josipovic

     By-Law & Legal Coordinator

     VACANT

     Citi*Swim Coordinator

     Steven Brandon

     Marketing & Social Media Coordinator

     Kyle Keenliside

     Water Support

     Jake Tondino

     Staffing Support

     Ray Rodman

     Facility Support


  • 20 Nov 2016 5:58 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    As a member owned and operated facility we rely heavily on members to volunteer for a variety of roles including joining the Board of Directors. The pool cannot operate without a Board of Directors who ensure that the pool is operational, that we have lifeguards and an amazing level of programming included as part of Membership!

    Sadly, we have had no interest from any members stepping up to join the Board for the 2017 season at this time.  Tomorrow’s Annual General Meeting will still be held at 7:00PM.  Near the end of the meeting, the 2016 Board of Directors will be dissolved.  At that point if we do not have at least 4 members join the Board in the following positions, President/Communications, VP/Staffing, Treasurer & Secretary, all business at Fairfields will be suspended until a time when we do have those positions filled.  Ideally we will have all 7 Board positions filled to help disperse the workload of running a pool. 

    This will seriously affect all programming, staffing, current & future grant applications and the operation and potential opening of the pool next spring.  We would also have to look at options to hire someone to run the day to day business of the pool.  Of course, if this is the route we take the annual dues will increase dramatically.

    Participating on the Board of Directors doesn’t need to be a full-time job (especially if all of the Board and support positions are filled!).  However, often board members do spend a fair bit more time than a member who is not on the board.  To account for this the members voted in favour that Annual Dues be refunded to Very Active Board Members (those that contribute over 100 hours of valuable service to Fairfields Swimming Club).

    We have provided links that briefly outlined the positions below and we ask that you seriously consider helping out so that we can ensure the pool operates next year! If you have any questions or want more details on specific roles please call Jenn at 289-837-1888 or email info@fairfieldsswimmingclub.com.

    Thank you in advance to everyone!

    Jenn

    PS - ALL DETAILS ABOUT THE AGM ARE LISTED BELOW.  Hope to hear from you or see you there!!

    Board of Director Links:

    AGM Deatils:

    Date: Monday November 21, 2016
    Time: 7pm – 10pm (7.00pm - 7.30pm sign-in and social)
    Location: Christ Church, 1700 Mazo Crescent, Mississauga, ON L5J 1Y8
    Room: TBD (please check white board)

    Proposed Agenda

    1. Call to Order
    2. Attendance & Introductions
    3. Approval of Quorum
    4. Approval of Agenda
    5. Approval of Minutes from 2015 AGM Meeting
    6. Message by President
    7. Presentation by each Board Member
    8. Presentation and Approval of Financial Statements
    9. Other/New Business
    10. Questions & Answers
    11. Dissolution of 2016 Board of Directors
    12. Call for 2017 Board Members
    13. 2017 Board Member Elections
    14. Adjournment
    15. 2017 Board Members & Coordinators are asked to remain for a brief meeting.


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