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Charke Swim July 2nd

Happy Belated Canada Day Everyone! I've got a bunch of news, some good, some not so good.

September Lessons
I've launched September lessons. As the summer rush will be over I'm able to rent Fridays again. I've even added a small number of Monday to Friday classes which have been requested a few times. 5xPrivate Lesson, 5PM, M-FSept 2,3,4,5,6
The rest of the classes are posted below and on the website.

Departure Bay Beach Classes Cancelled Signups for the beach lessons were very low and I've cancelled my rental with the city for the beach. This isn't my first failed rental experiment and I've learned that when you know it's not working, cut your losses and work on what is working and that's what I'm going to do.
Stephenson Point Road This is the not-so-good news. Pool contractors are hard to find on the island and the one contracted to repair Stephenson Point is busy meaning repairs have been pushed back to January 2025 if we are really lucky but more likely April 2025. With such a long delay, one option I'm considering is selling my current house and trying to get one with a pool but there are several big hurdles to overcome with that plan. Home Lessons
I am now able to offer lessons at private residence pools. Please contact me with requests for lessons and I'll then create the classes you would like. (I'm already teaching Monday to Thurday 1:45PM to 8PM but outside of that time I will try arrange your classes.) Please be aware that I can not teach at the public pool or Westwood lake. Sincerely,

Mark Charke

September Classes

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