Statements/Updates from Swim Alberta and Swimming Canada

Val CarrASSA News, Swim Alberta News

For all of the most recent updates and information from Swim Alberta please go to our COVID-19 page which can be found in our menu bar or the using this link: https://swimalberta.ca/covid-19/ 24 March 2020 – Swim Alberta Next Steps in Supporting Clubs 19 March 2020 – Swim Alberta issued a statement to Clubs regarding the Extension to Sanction Suspensions …

Team Alberta competes at 58th annual Mel Zajac International Swim Meet

EllaNews

VANCOUVER – 19 swimmers raced for Team Alberta at the 58th annual Mel Zajac International Swim Meet from June 2 to 4 at the UBC Aquatic Centre. Originally founded in 1963 as Canada Cup by swim coach Howard Firby, the Mel Zajac Jr. International Swim Meet works to bring elite national and international talent to Vancouver to race local athletes. …

Five medals for Albertan swimmers at 2023 Best Fest Festival

EllaNews

MALLORCA, Spain – From May 27 to June 2, five Albertan swimmers competed at the 2023 Best Fest open water swimming festival. Over the course of the week, Dominik Kwiecien (GPP), Shayne Bowie (EKSC) and Kealeigh McLeod (UCSC) brought home five medals across a variety of events. Kwiecien captured silver in the 5-km and 10-km events in the elite junior …

Applications now being accepted for Newcomer Grant

EllaASSA News, News, Swim Alberta News

Swim Alberta’s vision is to ensure that every swimmer has the opportunity to reach their full potential. Our mission is to govern, lead, and support competitive swimming. Swim Alberta’s Newcomer Grant will provide four (4) newcomers with grant support for one season with a Swim Alberta affiliated club. There are four (4) $1,000 awards to be given out to grant …

Letter to Region C – Call for Support

Val CarrASSA News

May 18, 2023 Dear Region C Clubs, We are reaching out today to ask for support, seeking your assistance in providing a sense of normalcy and opportunity for Alberta Summer Swimming (ASSA) athletes affected by wildfires and communities lacking the necessary infrastructure to host meets. As you are aware, our province has recently witnessed devastating wildfires, leading to the displacement …

Letter to Regions A & B – Wildfire Situation

Val CarrASSA News

Dear Swim Clubs of Regions A and B, Subject: Support for Clubs Impacted by Alberta’s Wildfire Situation On behalf of the ASSA board of directors and the entire Alberta swimming community, I am writing to express our deepest concern and support for all the clubs that have been affected by the recent wildfires in Alberta. We understand that some of …

New National Registration System Launching September 2024

Val CarrASSA News, News

Swimming Canada Announces SportLoMo as New Registration System Provider Ottawa, ON – Swimming Canada is pleased to announce the partnership with SportLoMo, the leading provider of technology solutions for sports organizations, to bring a new and improved registration system to its members and participants. The new system, powered by SportLoMo, will streamline the registration process, making it easier and more …

2022 Canada Summer Games

Val CarrNews, Swim Alberta News

Cheer on Team Alberta at the 2022 Canada Summer Games in Niagara, Ontario. Watch the FREE LIVE webcast – niagara2022games.ca/watch CBC Sports/CBC GEM Broadcast Schedule – all times are EST. Swim team highlights will be posted on our social media Instagram Twitter Facebook Canada Games Website:  https://www.canadagames.ca/

Swim Alberta Provincials LC

Val CarrNews, 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 …

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 …

Swim Alberta Summer Festivals

Val CarrNews, Swim Alberta News

The Summer Festival’s are back and will be held on June 18th and 19th, 2022!!  Festival South will be held at the Family Leisure Centre in Medicine Hat, AB and will be hosted by the Alberta Marlin Aquatic Club. Festival North will be held at Tri Leisure Centre in Spruce Grove, AB and will hosted by the Parkland Pirates Swim …

Bell Canadian Swimming Trials Alberta Results

Val CarrNews, 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

Val CarrNews, 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 …

Provincial Championships

Val CarrNews, Swim Alberta News

The biggest event for Swimming in Alberta is BACK!!  The Swim Alberta Provincial Championships will be held in Edmonton at Kinsmen Sports Centre from March 17th-20th. Preliminaries will begin at 8:30am Friday to Sunday. Finals beginning at 4:30pm Thursday to Sunday. Over 430 swimmers including 5 para athletes, 14 out of province swimmers from 3 teams and 30 clubs this …

Provincial Trials

Val CarrNews, Swim Alberta News

The 2022 Swim Alberta Provincial Trials are this weekend March 11-13th at the Repsol Sports Centre in Calgary. The Provincial Trials is the first stage of provincial heads and finals racing and the last chance to qualify for the Swim Alberta Provincial Championships. Only Preliminaries will be held Friday with warm up at 2pm, preliminary warm-up begins at 7:30 am …

Winter Festival South

Val CarrNews, Swim Alberta News

Winter Festival South is up next on the Festival roster and Calgary is ready to receive it. The Festival will be held at the Repsol Sports Centre in Calgary, AB on March 12th and 13th, 2022 and will hosted by the Nose Creek Swim Association. The Winter Festival is one of the highlights for females aged 10 & under and …

Winter Festival North

Val CarrNews, Swim Alberta News

The Festivals are back and the North will be kicking it off in style March 5th and 6th, 2022. The Festival will be held at the Tri Leisure Centre in Spruce Grove AB hosted by the Parkland Pirates. The Winter Festival is one of the highlights for females aged 10 & under and males 11 & under as for most …

Racing Unplugged: Wacky T-Shirt

Val CarrNews, 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 …