Fun in the sun
Chesterville community pool lifeguards are on the job this summer and ready for the warm weather. From left, Tristan MacGregor, Kennedy Scheepers – swim team coach and head guard, Shannon McRae, Lindsay Pinch – pool coordinator, Mallory Hutchinson, Alanah McRae – swim team coach, and Kyle Dejong.      Sawyer Helmer photo

CHESTERVILLE – On Sun., Aug. 20, the Chesterville Rippin’ Racers will host their annual swim meet and expect approximately 10 teams to compete from different towns. The swim meet is also a fundraiser for the upcoming season and to help lower registration costs.

The Chesterville lifeguards and swim team parents are organizing a raffle, 50/50, bake sale and barbecue, and chilli lunch. All the money raised will directly benefit the current and future Rippin’ Racers swimmers.

Donations for food, raffle items or monetary values are being accepted by the organization to help with the fundraising efforts. Canteen donations needed include: bottled water, pop, milk, condiments, napkins, coffee cups, stir sticks, sugar cubes, hamburgers, hotdogs and buns, dinner rolls, Freezies, Ziplock bags, chip bags, gummy and hard candy, and baskets or gift cards for raffle.

For more information or to donate, contact Lindsay Pinch, North Dundas outdoor pool coordinator, by phone at 613-774-2105, ext 298, or by email at