Tag Archives: White Pine Beach

Cooling off during a long hot summer

Swimming bliss I never thought I would come to truly love swimming. Running is my thing. Running is what I’m good at (or used to be); it’s what my body is designed for. Low-fat skinny bodies get hypothermic in water … Continue reading

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Quick tips for your outing at Sasamat Lake

***Covid-19 alert! The floatwalk near the south end of the lake is no longer closed. The Sasamat Lake Loop is open but is one-way only to aid social distancing—please follow the signs. Sasamat Lake is a lovely place for swimming, … Continue reading

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Swimming at Sasamat Lake on Canada Day

I only spent about half an hour of Canada Day at Sasamat Lake, but that brief time encapsulated, for me, all that we celebrate on Canada Day: our freedom, our mixture of peoples from all over the world, and most … Continue reading

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Swimming for fun or for training at Sasamat Lake + Olympic Training Log: July 9-July 15

* For basic info about Sasamat Lake, please read my “quick tips” post here. Summer swimming training 1988 and 2012 Summer finally arrived in Vancouver this week and all feels right with my world again. I’ve seldom in my life had to … Continue reading

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