Edmonton to Host Canadian Open: A Boost for Swimming in Alberta

Kevin DennisNews, Swim Alberta News

Swimming Canada has recently announced the host locations for its revamped event schedule through 2028. This exciting lineup includes 21 editions of six domestic events, including the Canadian Open, Masters championships, Trials, short-course national championships, Open Water Festival, and the Ken Demchuk International Invitational. The strategic planning behind these events is part of Swimming Canada’s “Canadian Way” event hosting strategy, …

Summer Provincials – Meet Information

Kevin DennisNews

This weekend, Swim Alberta’s Summer Provincials Long Course which is sponsored by Team Aquatic Supplies, will be held at the MNP Community & Sport Centre (formerly Repsol Sport Centre).  The event will includes top 20 qualifiers plus the top Summer Swimmers who will be participating as part of the ASSA All Star team.  Athletes will be racing for both individual and aggregate …

2019 Spring Championships Summary

Kevin DennisNews, Swim Alberta News

This past weekend (March 14-17, 2019) Alberta’s top swimmers and clubs raced at the Kinsmen Sports Centre in Edmonton.  The racing throughout the weekend included 14 provincial records by six different individuals and two relay teams in addition to a number of new provincial champions and a great race for the top team awards throughout the weekend.  Congratulations to all participating clubs …

Sponsor Hotel – Calgary South

Kevin DennisNews, Swim Alberta News

January 30, 2019, Edmonton – Swim Alberta is pleased to announce a partnership with the Courtyard by Marriott and the Residence Inn by Marriott as sponsor hotels for both Masters Provincials, April 6-7, 2019 and the 2019 Provincials Long Course, June 14-16, 2019.  The hotels are a short distance from the Brookfield Residential YMCA at Seton where Provincials Long course will …

400m Freestyle Challenge

Kevin DennisSwim Alberta News

January 29, 2019, Edmonton – Swim Alberta is excited to announce the 400m freestyle challenge. Swimmers will have the opportunity to have their best training 400 freestyle submitted to earn training scholarships or individual recognition awards.   When Dr. Stephen Norris, the Performance Technical Director of Swim Alberta, was reviewing the current abilities of Alberta’s swimmers he identified the need for swimmers …