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SWIM BC CHALLENGE SETS

March 18, 2021
News

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).

Divisional Championship Results Posted

March 12, 2021
News

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

SWIMMING CANADA SELECT COACHES

March 5, 2021
Coaching | News

CELEBRATE INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY – MARCH 8TH

March 5, 2021
News

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

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.

Strategic Foresight: An Essential Skill for All Boards

February 23, 2021
General Resources

SIRC has been creating a blog series around "Gold Medal Governance" for Non-Profit Sport Organizations. Last week they released the latest entry into this series called "Strategic Foresight: An Essential Skill for All Boards"

OFFICIALLY UNOFFICIAL RANKINGS

February 4, 2021
Competition

Swim BC would like to thank teams for their involvement in the Officially Unofficial Rankings initiative, which ran through December and January.

2021 Virtual Sport For Life Canadian Summit 

January 22, 2021
Coaching

Swim BC is happy to share with you an excellent educational opportunity, the 2021 Virtual Sport for Life Canadian Summit. 

Five Things You Should Know About the Canadian Anti-Doping Program

January 20, 2021
Coaching | Competition

Anti-doping is often thought to be exclusive to high-performance sport. Athletes are whisked away from the public eye after winning events to have urine and blood collected.

Mikuska and Dunn Appointment on WPS Working Groups

January 13, 2021
Member Submissions | Officiating

Swim BC would like to congratulate Vince Mikuska and Janet Dunn on their appointments to World Para Swimming (WPS) Working Groups;

INTRODUCING PACIFIC WAVE

January 13, 2021
News

Swim BC is pleased to be introducing a new program, the Swim BC Pacific Wave.

Giving Due Deliberation to Masters Athletes: The Time has Come

January 13, 2021
General Resources

A new article on SIRC highlights the need for increased focus on Masters athletes needs and the importance of Sport for Life.

INTRODUCING PACIFIC WAVE

January 13, 2021
News

Markus Thormeyer named as 2019-20 Top 8 Academic All-Canadians

January 11, 2021
Member Submissions | News

Academic All-Canadians are student athletes who have achieved an academic standing of 80-percent or higher while representing a varsity team. One female and one male student-athlete from each of the four U SPORTS conferences are selected annually to make up the Top 8.

Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine Not Prohibited for Athletes

December 22, 2020
Competition | General Resources

On December 21st, the Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport (CCES) released information regarding the COVID-19 vaccine and how it relates to anti-doping rules.

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