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Swimmingly Update

November 13, 2020
News

Thank-you to those who have expressed interest in the Swimmingly platform, an easy way to hold Time Trials and Virtual Swim Meets. We have nearly 1/3rd of the BC Teams interested in getting set-up with Swimmingly.   

Swim BC President’s Award

November 7, 2020
News

Swim BC President’s Award

November 6, 2020
News

The Swim BC President’s Award is awarded to a long serving individual within the BC Swimming Community who has had a significant and lasting impact on the direction of the sport.

Swim BC Club of the Year

November 6, 2020
News

The Hyack Swim Club has a rich legacy of performance, since their inception in 1973 through to and including this past 2019-2020 season.

CSCA Women in Coaching Summit

November 6, 2020

The CCA is hosting a Women in Coaching Summit that is open to all women Coaches. This Summit is going to be hosted online on November 21st starting at 10am PST.

Swim BC Club of the Year

November 6, 2020
News

Swim BC Female Provincial Swimmer of the Year

November 5, 2020
News

Bailey Herbert swims for the Langley Olympians. She is the winner of the 15 & Over Aggregate Award at BC Winter Provincial Championships.

Swim BC Male Provincial Swimmer of the Year

November 5, 2020
News

Peter Huang swims for the Hyack Swim Club. At Winter Provincials in Victoria, he broke the National Record in the Long Course Men’s 13-14 400m Free.

Swim BC Female Provincial Para-Swimmer of the Year

November 4, 2020

Arianna Hunsicker swims for Surrey Knights Swim Club. She is an accomplished swimmer and has been an excellent representation of BC Swimming Excellence.

Swim BC Male Provincial Para-Swimmer of the Year

November 4, 2020
News

Cameron Chambers swims for Kelowna Aquajets. During Provincial Championships, he scored 4033 Canadian Para Points from all Para events swam.

Female Coach of the Year

November 4, 2020
News

Male Coach of the Year

November 4, 2020
News

Swim BC Female Coach of the Year

November 3, 2020
News

Tina Hoeben is the long-time Head Coach of KISU Swim Club in Penticton BC. An accomplished coach who has pursued education through the National Coaching Certification Program, National Women in Coaching programs and serves as a role model and mentor to other coaches across the province.

Swim BC Male Coach of the Year

November 3, 2020
News

Brian Metcalfe is the Head Coach of the Langley Olympians Swim Club and the first recipient of this new Swim BC award. A highly respected coach in the BC and Canadian swimming community, Brian has many years of coaching experience and education.

Swim BC Official of the Year

November 2, 2020
News

Piero Porreca is a highly accomplished level 5 official who provides selfless leadership to the Swim BC officiating fraternity and swimming community. 

Swim BC Volunteer of the Year

November 2, 2020
News

Carmen Massey is currently in her second term as the President of the Columbia Shuswap Selkirks Swim Club’s. Her contribution to the fabric of BC swimming through her selfless efforts with the Selkirks has been significant.

Return to Competition Guidelines

October 30, 2020
Competition | News

Since the beginning of the season we’ve been anticipating what a return to competition might look like, and what would be required to keep our swimmers, coaches and officials safe.  To address this, Swim BC has determined that step one is introducing “in-club” Time Trials with significant amendments to required officiating complements, working to maintain total participants under 50 individuals.

Swimmingly Pilot Project

October 30, 2020
Competition

Swim BC has reviewing and working with a web-based platform that enables clubs to run competitions designed to permit an easy / fast set-up, provide minimal touch points, and can run virtual competitions (limiting numbers of individuals on the pool deck and reducing travel requirements).  

What Did it Take? How Hyack Swim Club Grew Two National Record Holders

October 30, 2020
Coaching | Member Submissions

The 2019-2020 competitive season was anything but ordinary. For many, the season was cut short and leaving many swimmers unable to achieve the goals they had dreamed of achieving that season. However Hyack swimmers, Peter Huang and Paul Orogo still managed to achieve their goals and break National Swimming Records. We asked them, What did it take? 

Return to Competition Guidelines

October 30, 2020
News

Since the beginning of the season we’ve been anticipating what a return to competition might look like, and what would be required to keep our swimmers, coaches and officials safe.  To address this, Swim BC has determined that step one is introducing “in-club” Time Trials with significant amendments to required officiating complements, working to maintain total participants under 50 individuals.

Swimmingly Pilot Project

October 30, 2020
News

Swim BC has reviewing and working with a web-based platform that enables clubs to run competitions designed to permit an easy / fast set-up, provide minimal touch points, and can run virtual competitions (limiting numbers of individuals on the pool deck and reducing travel requirements).  

Barbara Johns

October 28, 2020
News

Swim BC Awards

October 22, 2020
Competition | News

Swim BC would typically have announced the awards for the 2019/20 season at the 2020 BC Swimming Congress Awards Banquet.  As we know, the Congress was cancelled this year due to COVID.  When the decision to cancel was made, Swim BC took the opportunity to make much needed revisions to the organizations awards system, realigning to add more swimmer categories and generate quantifiable criteria.

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