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Provincial Results Now Avaliable

July 22, 2021
Competition

Swim BC Virtual Summer Provincial Championships have successfully completed with 347 swimmers participating from 28 clubs. Clubs should be very proud of their accomplishments through such a challenging time. The quality of swimming in the province at this time is truly impressive. Congratulations to all the participating swimmers, coaches, and clubs!

VIRTUAL DIVISIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP RESULTS

July 14, 2021
Competition

Swim BC is very pleased with the continued support of the Virtual Divisionals. We have had many reports of how this virtual meet generated direction, excitement, and great swims from our teams from across the province.

Challenge Set #5 Results

June 11, 2021
Competition

Challenge Set #5 results are now available! Swimmers have been working incredibly hard on these Challenge Sets and it has been really fun to see our membership engage with this program.

CHALLENGE SET #6 (JUNE 14 – 20)

June 9, 2021
Competition

Swim BC is pleased to be announcing Challenge Set #6 – the final challenge. 

Swim BC Restart 2.0 Chart

June 2, 2021
Return to Swimming

At the beginning of this week, viaSport released their Return to Sport Restart 2.0 chart. Swim BC has adapted that chart to reflect how the current Return to Sport plan affects Swimming.

CHALLENGE SET #5 (MAY 31 – JUNE 6)

May 26, 2021
Competition

Swim BC is pleased to be announcing Challenge Set #5 in partnership with Team Aquatic Supplies and RaceTek. Awards totalling over $ 15,000 will be presented to the cumulative top point earners in each of the categories at the conclusion of the 12-week (6 set) program.

BC Government Restart Plan – Its Impact on Swimming And What We Know So Far

May 26, 2021
Return to Swimming

As I’m sure you’re aware, BC received some very good news yesterday as the Provincial Government announced a 4-step plan focused on safely getting life in BC back to normal - BC’S RESTART: A PLAN TO BRING US BACK TOGETHER. 

CHALLENGE SET #3 RESULTS NOW AVAILABLE!

May 14, 2021
Competition

Challenge Set #3 has wrapped up and the results are now available! We have half way done the Challenge Set Initiative, which means it’s time to award the interim awards.

MASTERS SWIMMING FINA TOP 10 FOR 2020

May 14, 2021
Competition | Member Submissions

FINA has released their rankings for the Top 10 Masters performances from 2020. More than 30 BC Masters Swimmers made the Top 10 Rankings for 2020.

CHALLENGE SET #4 (MAY 17 – 23)

May 12, 2021
Competition

Swim BC is pleased to be announcing Challenge Set #4 in partnership with Team Aquatic Supplies and RaceTek. Awards totalling over $ 15,000 will be presented to the cumulative top point earners in each of the categories at the conclusion of the 12-week (6 set) program. 

ATHLETE SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITY | MORE REWARDS FUELING SPORT

May 12, 2021
Funding Opportunities

More Rewards, along with founding partner Save-On-Foods, has unveiled the More Rewards Fueling Sport – a program that will provide sponsorship, fundraising, and cost saving opportunities to local elite athletes and youth teams across Western Canada.

Challenge Set #2 Results Now Available!

April 30, 2021
Competition

Challenge Set #2 came to a close earlier this week. The results have been tabulated and you can view the full results on our Results page.

TUJA DREYER (KELOWNA) AWARDED A 2020 PREMIER’S AWARD FOR INDIGENOUS YOUTH EXCELLENCE IN SPORT

April 30, 2021
Member Submissions

The Indigenous Sport, Physical Activity and Recreation Council (I·SPARC) announced the athletes who were named as the Interior regional recipients

OFFICIALLY UNOFFICIAL RANKINGS (SPRING-SUMMER 2021)

April 28, 2021
Competition

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 Pandemic and Provincial Health Order restrictions, Swim BC will be running a Spring – Summer edition of the Officially Unofficial Rankings.

CHALLENGE SET #3 (MAY 3 – 9)

April 28, 2021
Competition

Swim BC is pleased to be announcing Challenge Set #2 in partnership with Team Aquatic Supplies and RaceTek. Awards totalling over $ 15,000 will be presented to the cumulative top point earners in each of the categories at the conclusion of the 12-week (6 set) program. 

Changes to the Olympic and Paralympic Swimming Trials

April 28, 2021
Competition | SwimBC News

Due to the COVID-19 situation in Ontario and other provinces, Swimming Canada is changing the Olympic & Paralympic Swimming Trials, Presented by Bell.

Jakob Brager (Nanaimo) Awarded a 2020 Premier’s Awards for Indigenous Youth Excellence in Sport

April 27, 2021
Member Submissions

The Indigenous Sport, Physical Activity and Recreation Council (I·SPARC) announced the athletes who were named as the Vancouver Island regional recipients of the 2020 Premier’s Awards for Indigenous Youth Excellence in Sport.

VIRTUAL WINTER PROVINCIAL CHAMPIONSHIPS UPDATE

April 20, 2021
Competition

The results from the BC Virtual Provincial Championships have been updated to reflect a number of changes:

CHALLENGE SET #2 (APRIL 19 – 25)

April 14, 2021
Coaching | Competition

Swim BC is pleased to be announcing Challenge Set #2 in partnership with Team Aquatic Supplies and RaceTek. Awards totalling over $ 15,000 will be presented to the cumulative top point earners in each of the categories at the conclusion of the 12-week (6 set) program.

Interview with Tina Hoeben: Virtual Team Meetings

April 14, 2021
Member Submissions

Swim BC Interviews is a series where we reach out to Swim BC members and the sporting community to provide a place to share their innovations and ideas with the swimming community. The first person we reached out to for this series was Tina Hoeben, the Head Coach of the KISU Swim Club, to share their experience with Virtual Team Meetings.

INDIGENOUS COMMUNITY SWIMMING LEADERSHIP PROGRAM

April 8, 2021
Coaching | General Resources

Swim BC, in partnership with the BC Summer Games Society and I·SPARC (the Indigenous Physical Activity & Recreation Council), is pleased to be offering the Indigenous Community Swimming Leadership Program.

COACH LIAM DONNELLY RETIRING FROM SFU

April 8, 2021
Member Submissions

fter 30 years of dedication to the swim program and student-athletes, Coach Liam Donnelly is retiring from SFU. He leaves a legacy of team and individual titles and national championships.

CHALLENGE SET #1 (APRIL 5 – 11)

March 31, 2021
Competition

Swim BC is pleased to be announcing our Challenge Set initiative in partnership with Team Aquatic Supplies and RaceTek. The program will include one challenge set every second week for a total of 6 challenges.

Divisional Championship Results Posted

March 12, 2021
Competition

Swim BC is very pleased with the great response to the Virtual Divisional Championships.

Local Sport Relief Fund Re-Opens for Second Intake

March 12, 2021
Funding Opportunities

viasport along with the Province of BC and the Government of Canada have announced a second intake for the Local Sport Relief Fund (LSRF).

CELEBRATE INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY – MARCH 8TH

March 4, 2021
General Resources

As March 8 approaches, we want to share six of the ways you can celebrate and acknowledge International Women's Day.

INDIGENOUS YOUTH SPORT LEGACY FUND

March 4, 2021
Funding Opportunities

Applications are now open for the Indigenous Youth Sport Legacy Fund.

Reducing Vulnerability to Fraud in Sport Organizations

March 3, 2021
General Resources

CBC Investigations conducted a recent study which looks at the impact of fraud on Local Sport Organizations and it's prevalence.

2021 Coach Development Groups

March 2, 2021
Coaching

Congrats to all the BC Coaches who were selected to be apart of the 2021 Coach Development Groups.

VANCOUVER ISLAND REGION CHAMPIONSHIPS

February 24, 2021
Competition | Member Submissions

The Vancouver Island Region has completed a 10-day window of virtual racing.

Swim BC invites you to be part of the conversation.

Swim BC gratefully acknowledges the financial support of the Province of British Columbia.

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