Stories, strategies, resources
Thanks to recently implemented video chat, streaming, and smartphone app technology, the Elk Valley Dolphins Swim Club in Fernie, BC, is staying fit, having fun, and learning how to adapt their training while pools remain closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Though the COVID-19 pandemic derailed much of the scheduled competition for Simon Fraser Aquatics swim club, athletes are staying in shape thanks to adaptable coaching staff, positive attitudes, and help from the City of Burnaby.
Resources for clubs and coaches during COVID-19. Swim BC is not an official authority on COVID-19 but you can find valuable information from these credible sources.
With the removal of Swimming Canada’s “OPEN WATER SAFETY GUIDELINES – Coaching a training group” from their website, Swim BC has developed a replacement document to serve as a resource for your Club’s open water training activity.
The Swim BC Registration Manual for the 2020-2021 season is now available. It includes updates to the registration process for both swimmers and coaches, details on payments, registration forms, and helpful Return to Swimming information related to COVID-19.
The four major governing bodies (Swim BC, Swimming Canada, viaSport, and BCRPA) involved with determining how to return to swimming have released guidelines to help your club build a plan and get swimmers back in the pool.
With the cancellation of athletic events around the world, competitors who were just reaching the peak of physical and mental preparation have suddenly been left without a lane to swim in. Take a look at how COVID-19 is affecting athletes from a variety of sports, including swimming.
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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