Swimming

Nora Cashato, left, and other children from the Fort at the local outdoor pool. Cashato is hoping it can stay open rather than being turned into a spray park. (Langley Advance Times files)

12-year-old petitioner takes case for Fort pool to Langley council

Nora Cashato is asking the Township to keep a proper pool in her community

Nora Cashato, left, and other children from the Fort at the local outdoor pool. Cashato is hoping it can stay open rather than being turned into a spray park. (Langley Advance Times files)
Nora Cashato, 12, organized a petition to preserve the Fort Langley Outdoor Pool after she learned about its coming closure from her mother, Rachelle. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)

12-year-old petitions to preserve Fort Langley Pool

Local youth will take her case to council next Monday

Nora Cashato, 12, organized a petition to preserve the Fort Langley Outdoor Pool after she learned about its coming closure from her mother, Rachelle. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)
Katelyn Schroeder, Hugh McNeill and Bailey Herbert all won the aggregate award in their categories in Victoria. (special to Langley Advance Times)

Golden: LOSC swimmers Herbert, Schroeder and McNeill finish first and often in Victoria

Langley club won provincial championship title

  • Mar 15, 2020
Katelyn Schroeder, Hugh McNeill and Bailey Herbert all won the aggregate award in their categories in Victoria. (special to Langley Advance Times)
LOSC swimmer Danny Park earned four gold medals ( 400 metre freestyle, 200 metre freestyle, 100 metre backstroke, and 200 metre backstroke ) one silver ( 50 metre freestyle ), and one bronze ( 200 metre individual medley) at the Swim BC Age Group Championships at the Vancouver Aquatic Centre on the Feb. 22 weekend (Jhim Burwell/special to Langley Advance Times)

Multiple medals for Langley swimmers at Swim BC Age Group championships

Vancouver event drew 500 from across the province

LOSC swimmer Danny Park earned four gold medals ( 400 metre freestyle, 200 metre freestyle, 100 metre backstroke, and 200 metre backstroke ) one silver ( 50 metre freestyle ), and one bronze ( 200 metre individual medley) at the Swim BC Age Group Championships at the Vancouver Aquatic Centre on the Feb. 22 weekend (Jhim Burwell/special to Langley Advance Times)
Hundreds of swimmers competed in the weekend Lower Mainland Region event held at the Walnut Grove pool in Langley (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Regional swim championships held in Langley

By-invitation Lower Mainland Regional championships draw hundreds

Hundreds of swimmers competed in the weekend Lower Mainland Region event held at the Walnut Grove pool in Langley (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
Langley Team Canada swimmer Hillary Metcalfe heads to Naples in July. (Langley Advance Times files)

Langley swimmer joins national team

Hillary Metcalfe is off to Italy next month with Team Canada

Langley Team Canada swimmer Hillary Metcalfe heads to Naples in July. (Langley Advance Times files)
Justin Mitchell, in a photo with young athletes from 2016, has been banned from coaching in any Water Polo Canada-sanctioned event following accusations of bullying and sexual harassment. (Black Press Media files)

Langley youth coach banned amid sexual harassment, bullying scandal: Water Polo Canada

Justin Mitchell can’t take part in Water Polo Canada events or clubs

Justin Mitchell, in a photo with young athletes from 2016, has been banned from coaching in any Water Polo Canada-sanctioned event following accusations of bullying and sexual harassment. (Black Press Media files)