Author Archives: Rob Kent

And that concludes our “cold water” sessions for the year…

Yup, it was freakin’ cold yesterday. What can I say, the Lake only gives us a few cold ones to take advantage of before we start climbing the temperature ladder again. We usually get 2 or 3 “stupid cold” ones … Continue reading

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No more waiting…

Yup, the water started this year at 47F… then 53F… and on Saturday it was 58F! (ok, I rounded up a little on Saturday to 60F, a bit of a psychological boost, if you will!) No more waiting, it is … Continue reading

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Told ya it would warm up… from a nippy 47F to a balmy 53F!

Okay, “balmy” might be a bit of a stretch, but at least I was right when I said “it won’t be any colder than last week!”  At 47F/8C that’s a pretty safe bet.  Even for Lake O. Didn’t matter anyway. … Continue reading

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Lookin’ green for tomorrow!

Looks like it will be around 60F / 15C tomorrow!  That was quick.  See you tomorrow! Cheers, Rob PS.  you can always find the link for this under the “Weather” tab above.

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Well that was cool… a little pun there!

So LOST Swimming is off to a screaming start!  Literally. Okay, it was a bit nippy.  We had an incredible 82 swimmers out… for a dip in 47F/8C water!  How cool is that!  (I can keep going with these puns … Continue reading

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June 3 is the first swim… of the 12th season of LOST Swimming!

1) Register: It seems like forever since our last swim, last fall.  Which is okay I guess, it give you a bit more of an appetite to get going again now!  But here we go… the first swim is at … Continue reading

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Winter swimming, GSS Global Champs and LOW Art Auction!!!

Hey LOSTies, So we made it through another winter… without swimming.  Well sort of… … unless you were among the few crazies that swam all winter in the Lake!  Yes, I’m looking at you: Chris, Edwin, Loren, Richie, et al… … Continue reading

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I’m going… you gotta do this one too!!! Maybe the best open water race you will ever do!!!

We just announced it and it is already almost sold out!!!   443 already signed up for the 10k… capped at 450, and 288 of 350 signed up in the 3k!!!     (I’ll see what I can do about getting … Continue reading

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A new 50m pool in Oakville!

Hello LOSTies! Okay, the title of this email is a bit misleading… we don’t have a 50m pool… yet.  Buuuut… we are still working on it! While my kids swam with OAK, I tried for 15 years to get the … Continue reading

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Xterra is shipping to Canada again!

Just thought I’d let you know that our friends at Xterra, who stopped shipping to Canada about 10 months ago, have now resumed shipping to Canada! Good news for us… we can once again get the most popular wetsuits in … Continue reading

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Well that was cool… LOST Polar Bear Dip… and 100 x 100!!!

Pardon the pun, but that was a “cool” way to start the New Year! On January 1, 2017 we held the 7th annual LOST Polar Bear Dip at our usual swimmin’ hole, LOST Beach in Oakville. And like like all … Continue reading

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Welcome to a LOST 2017! Starting with: the Polar Bear Dip!!!… & 100 x 100 on 100!!!

Ok, here we go… into a brave new year of open water swimming! And you might as well start it off by being brave!  So let’s start with the 7th LOST Polar Bear Dip! So come one, come all… it’s … Continue reading

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