Swimming Canada

Commonwealth Games will be the backbone of Canadian teams for 6 years says Atkinson

“This team is having great exposure and opportunity at the Commonwealth Games and Pan Pacs, and will be the backbone of Canadian teams for the next six years,” said John Atkinson, Swimming Canada high performance director.


876 Compete at 2014 Canadian Age Group Championships

876 swimmers from 144 clubs are competing at the Pan Am Pool. Nine of the 10 provinces as well as the Yukon have entries. There is also an international flavour with swimmers from Ireland, Hong Kong, Bermuda and England.


Sportsnet will provide Pan Pacific Championship Nightly Coverage to Canada

As part of their long-term broadcast partnership with Swimming Canada, Sportsnet is providing the most in-depth Canadian coverage ever of this summer’s Pan Pacific Championships.


Canadian National Championships – Day One Prelims

Noemie Thomas qualified with the fastest time in the 50 butterfly and will have with a shot at a Canadian record this evening…


Swimming Canada launches Distance Swim Program To Develop 2020 Olympic Hopefuls

Swimming Canada has launched its Female Endurance/Distance Swimming Program with the objective to develop contenders in the longer distance pool events for the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo.


Over 400 swimmers to compete at Canadian Swimming Championships

More than 400 swimmers from nine provinces will be competing at the Canadian Swimming Championships through Sunday, with national titles on the line in 40 events.


Swimming Canada Seeks applications for 2014-2015 Select Coaches Group program

‘’The talent in our Canadian swimming coaches ranks is critical to our continued success on the international stage and developing our talented Canadian athletes,’’ said Swimming Canada High Performance Director John Atkinson.


Canada Names Junior Open Water Squad – Jr. Pan Pacs and FINA Jr. Worlds

Swimming Canada used the beautiful Flowers Sea Swim in the Cayman Islands to select their Junior FINA Open Water and…


Vrooman Takes Home Third Gold At Canada Cup

Lindsay Vrooman won her third medal of the competition taking the women’s 200 freestyle on the third evening of competition in Montreal…


3 Canadians to Watch This Summer

The Canadian Senior National Team are going to be plenty busy this summer. Here are three Canadians to keep an eye on.


Rising Swim Star Yuri Kisil joins High Performance Centre

“I really like the swim team at the Vancouver Centre and UBC,’’ said the 6’7” Kisil. “I thought about going to the U.S. but in the end it was important for me to stay in Canada and be close to home.”


Swimming Canada Selects Venue For 2016 Olympic/Paralympic Team Trials

Swimming Canada has awarded the 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Team Trials to the city of Toronto. The meet will be…


Arbitration rules that Evan White’s National Age Group records will stand after ratification holdup

An arbitrator ruled this week that the 5 Canadian National Age Group records set by Evan White and his teammates last fall will stand, ending a legal battle waged since Swimming Canada chose not to ratify the records in January.


RBC Insurance announces multi-year partnership with Swimming Canada

To raise awareness about the importance of swimming as a lifelong skill, Swimming Canada and RBC Insurance announced a new multi-year partnership Tuesday…


Olympians Tewksbury and McCabe kick off program to teach 70,000 kids to swim

RBC Insurance partners with Swimming Canada to ensure more than 700,000 Canadian children can swim 25 metres to safety.