8 Swimmers to break a World Record on Lake Ontario for Canadian Tire Jumpstart Charities SUNDAY, August 9, 2015!

ST. CATHARINES, ON, Aug. 8, 2015 /CNW/ - Following in the footsteps of their team mate, Trinity Arsenault, and coach, Christine Arsenault, the West Park Aquatic Club (WPAC) will be attempting to achieve a World Record by swimming 70 KM or more in a 24 hour period.   

Joined by Trinity Arsenault, these swimmers will break this record as they raise funds and awareness for Jumpstart.  Jumpstart is more than just about getting kids active. It's about giving kids from families in financial need the same chance to participate as their neighbours, their classmates and their friends. Whether it's the chance to try a new sport or to continue with a favorite one, no child should be left out. 

WPAC Swimmers have each trained over 400 hours this past year to complete this swim.  That's over 3200 hours of training. Reaching for big goals and smashing limitations is what this team is all about.  

You can support these athletes by donating at: http://www.niagaraswims.com/#!donate-/c1ltc

Also swimming with this team are record holders Ashleigh Beacham (Lake Ontario 2013 and 100 Fly Specialist) and Rebekah Boscariol (Lake Ontario 2011 and 2013).

Where: Port Dalhousie Yacht Club

When: August 9 at 11am to August 10 at 11am

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SOURCE West Park Aquatic Club

For further information: Elaine French, Phone: 647-226-2314, Website: www.niagaraswims.com

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