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New Provincial Record Updates

December 16, 2021
Competition

Over the past week, BC Provincial Records were broken! BC Swimmers have been killing it in the pool this season. Congrats to the following record breakers

From Theory To Implementation: Swim BC’s Application Of Swimming Canada’s New Athlete Development Matrix

December 14, 2021
Member Submissions

Check out the following article from Sport for Life about Swim BC’s Application Of Swimming Canada’s New Athlete Development Matrix.

Bennett & Lawrence Are Recipients Of The Para Swimming CanAm Female Coach Development Scholarship

December 13, 2021
Member Submissions

Haley Bennett (Ravensong Aquatic Club) & Jy Lawrence (Pacific Sea Wolves) are among the recipients of the Para Swimming CanAm Female Coach Development Scholarship.

New Provincial Record

December 8, 2021
Competition

BC swimmers have been red hot so far this season. We're seeing records fall left, right and center! The Women's 15-17 SCM 4 x 50m Medley relay record fell during the Christmas Cracker Invitational.

Membership Bulletin Collection

December 8, 2021
News

A collection of Membership Bulletins released over the past few weeks. If you are looking for older bulletins or specific news, please reach out to Swim BC.

Golden Flipper Challenge – November Results

December 7, 2021
Competition

The second month of the Golden Flipper Butterfly Challenge is complete and interim November results are now posted. BC is holding a strong lead with 1098 points, while Alberta has 672 points.

New Provincial Record

December 3, 2021
Competition

The first relay provincial record of the season fell last weekend at the SKSC Sprint Meet.

COVID-19 UPDATE – NOVEMBER 22nd

November 22, 2021
Return to Swimming

Further to Swim BC updates from the most recent Province of BC Public Health Order released November 17th, please note the following:

COVID-19 UPDATE – NOVEMBER 18th

November 18, 2021
Return to Swimming

The Public Health Officer has revised the interpretation of the order on Events and Gatherings with updated information around proof of vaccination for sport. viaSport has updated their Return to Sport Restart 2.0 chart to reflect these changes.

Caitlin Meredith Inducted into the UBC Sports Hall of Fame

November 16, 2021
Member Submissions

BC Swimmer, Caitlin Meredith, has been inducted into the UBC Sports Hall of Fame. Caitlin represented the UBC Thunderbird Varsity Team from 2002 until 2007, her full athletic eligibility.

Leanne Sirup, Head Coach of the Duncan Stingrays, captures national Indigenous coaching award

November 9, 2021
Member Submissions

Leanne Sirup has coached her share of swimmers to medal-winning performances over the past couple of decades. She was shocked, however, to receive news that she had been recognized with a prestigious honour. Sirup has been selected as the 2021 female recipient for the National Indigenous Coaching Awards.

2022 SWIM-A-THON

November 2, 2021

Registration for the 2022 Swim-a-thon is now open! 

Golden Flipper Challenge – Swim BC leads Alberta, with limited racing opportunities in October

November 2, 2021
Competition

We are one month into this season Golden Flipper Challenge and the October results are now posted. Swim BC leads with 1047 points to Alberta’s 560 points.

COVID-19 Update – November 1st

November 1, 2021
Return to Swimming

The Public Health Officer has revised the interpretation of the October 25th, 2021 Public Health Order specific to Proof of Vaccination requirements. 

Swim BC Annual General Meeting

October 15, 2021
News

The Annual General Meeting of Swim BC was conducted last night (October 14).  With 39 voting delegates in attendance, two special resolutions addressing bylaw amendments were passed and three new board members were elected by acclamation.

Swim BC Annual General Meeting

October 15, 2021
News

The Annual General Meeting of Swim BC was conducted last night (October 14).  With 39 voting delegates in attendance, two special resolutions addressing bylaw amendments were passed and three new board members were elected by acclamation.

Golden Flipper Butterfly Challenge Announcement

September 27, 2021
Competition

Swim BC and Swim Alberta have come together to create a friendly rivalry to develop spirit, story, and a rallying cry to inspire and motivate coaches and swimmers to improve their butterfly development.

TAS Golden Flipper Butterfly Challenge Announcement

September 27, 2021
Featured

Swim BC and Swim Alberta have come together to create a friendly rivalry to develop spirit, story, and a rallying cry to inspire and motivate coaches and swimmers to improve their butterfly development.

The challenge is open to all fully registered swimmers in the competitive category in their respective provinces. Paralympic swimmers must have a Level 2 classification. Olympic Events include the 50m, 100m and 200m Butterfly. Paralympic Events include S1 – S7 50m Butterfly & S8 – S14 100m Butterfly.

Team Aquatic Supplies Virtual BC Swim Coaches Conference

September 16, 2021
Featured

Swim BC is excited to announce the Team Aquatic Supplies BC Swim Coaches Conference will be offered virtually. Since the cancellation of the in-person Coaches Conference in Whistler, we have been working to provide this great content in a virtual format. The full virtual schedule is linked below and registration is now open.

CELEBRATING COACHES WEEK 2021

September 16, 2021
News

2021 BC SWIMMING CONGRESS CANCELLED

August 31, 2021
Featured

Swim BC is profoundly disappointed to announce the cancellation of the 2021 BC Swimming Congress.  Over the last week or so the incredible shift in COVID-19 daily transmission rates, hospitalizations, and deaths, coupled with the BC Government’s formal announcement to delay moving to Step 4 of the BC Restart Plan, left us, we feel, with no option.  Making this decision was incredibly challenging, however knowing our moral and fiduciary obligation is to ensure prioritization of our membership’s physical, mental, and financial well-being, we are comfortable with the decision.

BC Olympian Results

August 11, 2021
Competition

Swim BC would like to recognize the performances by BC athletes at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.

Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games

August 11, 2021
Competition | News

BC Olympian Results

August 11, 2021
Competition | News

Swim BC would like to recognize the performances by BC athletes at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.

New Provincial Record

August 6, 2021
News

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!

Provincial Results Now Available!

July 22, 2021
News

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!

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