Swim Alberta Provincials LC

Megan Narsing News, Swim Alberta News

The 2022 Swim Alberta Provincials – Long Course is set to begin this Thursday July 28th at the Kinsmen Sport Centre in Edmonton, AB. The event will go from July 28-31, 2022. Preliminaries will begin at 8:30am with a warm up at 7:30am and Finals at 4:30pm with warm up at 3:30pm each day. The four-day competition will be host …

2022 Swim Alberta Summer Provincials – Top 20 Qualifiers Published

Megan Narsing News, Swim Alberta News

Congratulations to all qualifiers for the 2022 Swim Alberta Summer Provincials! Final Top 20 Qualifiers: Short Course | Long Course Qualification for Summer Provincials is based on the top 20 swims in any event 50m-400m for females 14 & under and males 15 & under. The qualifying window was Sept 1 until March 31 for short course and until June 15 for …

Bell Canadian Swimming Trials Alberta Results

Megan Narsing News, Swim Alberta News

The Bell Canadian Swimming Trials were held April 5-10, 2022 in Victoria, B.C. Alberta did a phenomenal job with 15 clubs attending. Alberta athletes were in the finals a total of 120 times and winning a total of 35 medals. There was also a total of 5 provincial senior records that were broken and 13 provincial age-group records broken at …

Provincial Championships Results

Megan Narsing News, Swim Alberta News

The 2022 Provincial Championships were a massive success this past weekend. A massive thank you to all our athletes, families and friends that came out to the event. As well a special thank you to Olympian Swim Club for being excellent host, Kinsmen Sports Centre for being our host facility and of course our sponsor Esquire for the Youth Recognition …

Racing Unplugged: Wacky T-Shirt

Megan Narsing News, Swim Alberta News

With Festivals being postponed to March Swim Alberta is holding another Racing Unplugged virtual race opportunity for novice level swimmers. Prepare to get creative for the Racing Unplugged Wacky T-Shirt Challenge. Competition Focus The focus of these virtual competitions is for novice level swimmers and swimmers who are age 11 and under. Novice level is defined as swimmers who do …

Welcome Shawn Holman, Swim Alberta Executive Director

Megan Narsing News, Swim Alberta News

Dear Swim Alberta Community, I’m pleased to announce Shawn Holman will be joining Swim Alberta as our Executive Director (ED) starting today. Shawn brings a strong combination of sports leadership and business expertise to the role. With over 20 years of experience in sport, from grass roots to high performance, Shawn is an accomplished leader in the design and delivery …

Racing Unplugged: Masters

Megan Narsing News, Swim Alberta News

In light of the February Masters Circuit swim meet being cancelled due to the current Covid situation, Swim Alberta would like to offer another virtual racing opportunity. Racing Unplugged: Masters is a virtual competition that is to be completed in the practice setting.   Coaches and swimmers may choose to submit times for any events up to 400 FR/IM. IMPORTANT: Double check …

Rebecca Smith off to the FINA World Swimming Championships

Megan Narsing News, Swim Alberta News

Rebecca Smith swims with University of Calgary Swim Club and University of Calgary Varsity Swim Club under coach Mike Blondal. Dave Johnson is a selected coach from Cascade Swim Club. Some newcomers to the Canadian coaching staff join a strong team of returning Olympians as Canada prepares to compete at the FINA World Swimming Championships (25m). Nine women and three …

Ingrid Wilm Makes Her Mark At the ISL Finals

Megan Narsing News, Swim Alberta News

Ingrid Wilm of Calgary continued to build off her success with the Current, posting three top-three finishes during the Final. Wilm won the 50-m backstroke in 26.24 and the 100-m backstroke in 55.73, just shy of her Canadian record of 55.61, set in September. She placed third in the 200-m backstroke in 2:02.38. “I didn’t see these times coming, so …

Paralympians Tammy Cunnington and Morgan Bird Retire

Megan Narsing News, Swim Alberta News

It wasn’t always an easy decision but several Swimming Canada athletes have decided the time is right to step away from the sport. Their reasons for retiring may vary, but all agree the years competing in the pool have helped prepare them for life outside of swimming. Olympic athletes moving on include Emily Overholt, a bronze medallist in the 4×200-metre …

Racing Unplugged: Photos with Santa

Megan Narsing News, Swim Alberta News

To finish off the year why not spread some friendly holiday competition with the Swim Alberta Racing Unplugged: Photos for Santa! This is our second virtual racing opportunity for novice level swimmers this fall. Competition Focus The focus of these virtual competitions is for novice level swimmers and swimmers who are age 11 and under.  Novice level is defined as …

Racing Unplugged Masters

Megan Narsing News, Swim Alberta News

Racing Unplugged is opening up with a new challenge for Masters Swimmers! Master coaches and swimmers may choose to submit times for any 50m or 100m race for this month long event. Draw prizes provided by All Tides will be drawn after the deadline. Events Include 50m, 100m Freestyle 50m, 100m Backstroke 50m, 100m Breaststroke 50m, 100m Butterfly 100m IM …

Racing Unplugged: Crazy Hat

Megan Narsing News

Swim Alberta is excited to introduce our latest challenge – Racing Unplugged: Crazy Hat this October-November. For the next month our novice level swimmers will be given the chance to compete in this event. There are two virtual racing opportunities for novice level swimmers this fall with another announcement to come out following the Crazy Hat event. Competition Focus The …

National Day for Truth & Reconciliation

Megan Narsing News

September 30th, 2021 marks the first National Day for Truth and Reconciliation. We remember and honour the children lost and survivors of residential schools, their families and communities. Please take some time today to learn more https://www.canada.ca/en/canadian-heritage/campaigns/national-day-truth-reconciliation.html #everychildmatters #orangeshirtday

Golden Flipper Butterfly Challenge

Megan Narsing Swim Alberta News

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 province. Paralympic swimmers must have a Level 2 classification. Olympic Events …

Tammy Cunnington – Alberta’s Tokyo 2021 Para Homegrown Hero

Megan Narsing News

Tammy Cunnington from Red Deer, Alberta will be attending her second Paralympic Games, August 24 – September 5 2021 in Tokyo. Tammy previously competed at the 2016 Rio Paralympic Games in four events. In Tokyo, she will be competing in three events: 150m IM – SM4, 50m Breast – SB3, and 50m Back – S4. Swim Alberta was able to …

Swim Alberta AGM , Celebration and Conference 2021

Megan Narsing News, Swim Alberta News

This year Swim Alberta is going virtual and shaking things up! Our previous in-person conference and AGM will be moved to online events this year and our athletes’ awards banquet will be moving towards a more inclusive setting for all athletes to attend. See all of the details below: Swim Alberta AGM – Save the Date:  Wednesday, October 6th at …

2021 ASSA Summer Challenge with RESULTS

Megan Narsing ASSA News

Results Individual Age Rankings based on team size and overall ranking (8 & under, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18+) Team Scores are based on team size and overall ranking using 1 point per event won by the club. Overall Results Results by Team Size* Overall Ranking by Age Group Female Ranking by Team Size 4 …