Everyone Wins When Everyone Swims

Val Carr Swim Alberta News

Swim Alberta joins forces with Lifesaving Society for next phase of We Are Ready  Edmonton, AB – March 17, 2021 The campaign, which continues with the launch of one of three new videos, encourages an evidence-based approach to reopening pools, highlights mental health and wellness, and reinforces that facilities are ready to safely welcome back swimmers. In the recently published Swim Alberta led study “A Safe Return to Sport and …

Swim Alberta & Member Clubs Ready to welcome back swimmers

Val Carr ASSA News, News

In consultation with its Member Clubs and based on the success of last year’s cohort mitigation strategies, Swim Alberta and its Member Clubs are happy to welcome swimmers back to the pool through the launch of our We Are Ready Campaign. Swim Alberta is committed to safety as a priority for our membership, proactively monitoring the situation and working alongside …

Alberta Health approves Exemption for High Performance Athletes to Train

Val Carr Swim Alberta News

February 5, 2021 Alberta Health approves Exemption for High Performance Athletes to Train Swim Alberta is pleased to share with our membership that an Exemption for targeted High Performance Athletes has been approved by Alberta Health and communicated to Swim Alberta late this afternoon, February 5, 2021. In December, recognizing the need of athletes who are on Athlete Assistance with …

Message from Swim Alberta

Val Carr News, Swim Alberta News

November 17, 2020 Message from Swim Alberta I realize there has been much discussion and concern from the swimming membership as it relates to the announcement on Thursday by the Government of Alberta and the CMOH Order 37-2020 (Order). Along with all of you, Swim Alberta was surprised by the announcement and had only been given the heads up about …

Racing Unplugged: Fall Passport RESULTS

Megan Narsing News, Swim Alberta News

During the last month swimmers challenged their fitness and training by competing in the Swim Alberta Fall Passport, one of the virtual racing series events for the 2020-2021 season.  Over 1,600 swimmers from 25 clubs competed over 6,000 races.  While these results are unofficial it should noted several swimmers bettered the current provincial record.  Congratulations to all the swimmers that …

Swim Alberta Challenge Sets November 2020

Megan Narsing News, Swim Alberta News

It’s Challenge Set time from Swim Alberta and EVERY swimmer has the opportunity to challenge themselves!  You are training with new challenges already, so we know you are strong and ready to take this on.  This is your time to see what you really can do.  Be brave, be courageous and let’s celebrate your new level of aerobic training in …

Racing Unplugged: Fall Passport

Megan Narsing News, Swim Alberta News

As many of Alberta’s swimmers and clubs have returned to training after an extended break, the next step is for swimmers to test their fitness and training.  Swim Alberta has been working on providing solutions for swimmers while understanding that many facilities are not yet booking events. One solution for Alberta’s swimmers is the ‘Racing Unplugged’ format of the Virtual Racing …

Call for Nominations Deadline

Val Carr

The Swim Alberta Board is seeking nominations for the Board of Directors. Further information is available here. Nominations invited by 4:30 pm MDT, October 16, 2020.

Swim Alberta Annual General Meeting

Val Carr

SWIM ALBERTA ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING Notice of Annual General Meeting The Board of Directors of Swim Alberta invites you to attend the Annual General Meeting of Swim Alberta Association (SNC): Wednesday, November 18th at 7:00 pm. Virtual Meeting (Details to access the meeting will be provided to all delegates who register as per the Notice of Annual General Meeting).  

Alberta Summer Games – Postponed

Val Carr

The Alberta Summer Games is a competition for able-bodied swimmers ages 11-15 and para swimmers ages 11-22. This competition gives swimmers an opportunity to race in a competitive environment. ZONE PLAYOFFS What zone am I? Zone 1 – June 6/20 Canmore, AB – Cancelled Zone 2 – June 6/20 Canmore, AB – Cancelled Zone 3 – June 6/20 Canmore, AB …

Alberta Summer Games Zone 8 Trials – Cancelled

Val Carr

Hosted by: Grande Prairie Pirates Zone Rep Contact:  Heather Tillapaugh (403) 608-8269 htillapaugh@gmail.com Interested in Chaperoning for 2020 Alberta Summer Games in Lethbridge? Please contact your Zone Rep. Meet Information Meet Package Cost Registration

Alberta Summer Games Zone 7 Trials- Cancelled

Val Carr

Hosted by: Parkland Pirates Zone Rep Contact:  Donna Gould (780) 974-2027 donnab02@hotmail.com Interested in Chaperoning for 2020 Alberta Summer Games in Lethbridge? Please contact your Zone Rep. Meet Information