Cool Treats and a Great Cause May 9th & 10th, 2015

by KWICG on April 27, 2015 11 Comments

Dairy Queen Westmount Place

Enjoy a Blizzard with the swimmers from ROW Swim Club who are competing in the 2015 Alkmaar, Netherlands International Children's Games at the Dairy Queen located at 50 Westmount Rd. North in Waterloo on May 9th & 10th. A portion of the proceeds from the Blizzard sales will help send our athletes to Alkmaar, Netherlands in June!

Treat Mom to her favorite Blizzard this Mother's Day weekend and support our local athletes!

Kitchener Delegation - Alkmaar 2015 International Children's Games

by KWICG on April 17, 2015 31 Comments


A Kitchener delegation of 8 swimmers from the ROW Swim Club will be participating in the 2015 International Children's Games in Alkmaar, Netherlands from June 24th-29th, 2015.

Sport connects people, that is the idea behind the International Children’s Games 2015 (ICG).
Between 24 and 29 June 2015 Alkmaar will be welcoming more than 1500 athletes between the ages of 12 through 15, from about 80 cities worldwide. They will compete in track and field, golf, football, tennis, swimming, gymnastics, judo, beach volleyball and volleyball events at locations in Alkmaar.
The International Children’s Games have already taken place in Western Europe several times but Alkmaar is the first city in the Benelux countries that is organising the games. Alkmaar is proud to welcome athletes from all over the world!
Because of its historical city centre, weekly Cheese market and many polders and mills the region of Alkmaar is a famous tourist attraction.

Waterloo Delegation - Innsbruck 2016 Winter International Children's Games

by KWICG on April 17, 2015 29 Comments

A Waterloo delegation of figure skaters and speed skaters will be participating in the 2016 Winter International Children's Games in Innsbruck, Austria from January 12th-16th, 2016.

From 12 to 16 January 2016, Innsbruck will host the International Children’s Games. This major multisport event is designed for children aged 13 to 15 years. Since the first edition in 1968, there have been 48 Summer Games and 6 Winter Games.

The International Children’s Games are officially recognized and supported by the International Olympic Committee, but – as with the Youth Olympic Games – are organised independently.

In January 2016, the 7th International Children’s Winter Games will welcome approximately 850 competitors and 300 coaches and staff from around 70 different cities. Innsbruck, the capital of the Tyrol region, has the honour of organising the International Children’s Games for the first time, having hosted the Winter Olympics in 1964 and 1976 as well as the Winter Youth Olympic Games in 2012, another major sporting event organised under the auspices of the IOC. Innsbruck and its population are proud to give these young athletes the opportunity to test their sporting prowess and gain new cultural insights.

In order to promote this cultural side of the Games, the sporting competitions in Innsbruck, Axams, Kühtai, Seefeld, Götzens and Telfs will be accompanied by a Culture & Education Program designed to unite the athletes away from the sporting venues and give them a chance to meet and forge friendships. During the Games, Innsbruck Exhibition Centre will be transformed into a meeting area where both visitors and locals alike can mingle and experience an unforgettable week together.

A Waterloo Delegation of figure skaters and speed skaters will be

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