Swimming Canada is pleased to announce the dates and locations for the 2015 national meets. After a comprehensive review of competitive needs and assessing swimmer development factors, Swimming Canada has made several changes to our national competitions; these changes are summarized as follows, with probably the most notable change being the placement of Canadian Age Group Championships and Summer National Championships in late-July/ early August:
This is a reminder that the nomination deadline for SwimBC's Club of the Year and Volunteer of the Year awards is this coming Saturday - September 6, 2014.
These awards will be presented at the annual SwimBC / BCSCA Awards event, to be held in conjunction with SwimBC's Annual General Meeting and BCSCA Conference on September 27, 2014, in Whistler.
The criteria for each of the awards is listed on the nomination form, which can be downloaded below; note that while Volunteer of the Year nominations can be submitted by any person/club, Club of the Year nominations are accepted only from the designated Regional Representatives of each SwimBC region.
SwimBC's Awards Committee will convene after the submission deadline to determine the recipients of these awards.
Jon McKay of Victoria won Canada’s 14thand final medal at the Junior Pan Pacific Swimming Championships on Sunday with a silver in the men’s 10-kilometre open water race.
Markus Thormeyer (WDSC) won the bronze medal in the men’s 200-m backstroke then helped Canada to third place in the 4X100-m freestyle relay on Friday night at the Junior Pan Pacific Swimming Championships.
Markus Thormeyer (WDSC) won a bronze in the men's 100-m freestyle for his second medal of the competition on Thursday night at the Junior Pan Pacific Swimming Championships, being held in Kihei, Hawaii.
MAUI, Hawaii - Danielle Hanus of Newmarket, Ont., Jon McKay of Victoria and Markus Thormeyer of Delta, B.C., each won a medal on Wednesday night to open the Junior Pan Pacific Swimming Championships.
GOLD COAST, AUSTRALIA - Ryan Cochrane led Canada to a strong finish in the pool at the Pan Pacific Championships Sunday in Gold Coast, Australia. Cochrane, who trains at the Swimming Canada High Performance Centre - Victoria, opened the night with a win in the men's 800-m freestyle.
GOLD COAST, Australia – It was a night of near misses for Canada at the Pan Pacific Championships in Gold Coast, Australia. Canadians were in the mix in several close races Saturday, coming away with three fourth-place and three fifth-place finishes.