Para-Swimmer Classification Opportunity

Swim BC is hosting a Para-swimming classification for Para-swimmers with a physical impairment FCS (Functional Classification System) on Jan 17th; time will be determined by the number of requests submitted.  The deadline to request classification is Jan 6.

Classification will take place at Canada Games Aquatic Centre in Kamloops.  Forms can be scanned and sent to Swimming Canada or faxed to 1-604-898-9200.  Please also cc Carrie Matheson when completing the Sport Class request so that she can ensure you have an appointment time.

Swimmer requirements:

  • Swimmers should be aged 11 years and older 
  • Swimmers should be in a program where they are attending Swim meets or are about to graduate from the PASS Meet level (LMR swimmers)
  • Swimmers need to be able to swim a 100m IM (continuous).
  • Swimmers who are determined to be eligible will receive a Provincial level classification.

Coaches with swimmers with either a visual impairments or an intellectual impairment requiring classification should complete the Request for Sports Class form and Swim BC will forward to Swimming Canada for evaluation.