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Gordon Head LFSS Registration Now Open!

Very exciting news for our Gordon Head swimmers! Lightning Fast Levels 2-5 will be running as of May 15th on Wednesday and Saturday afternoons at Gordon Head Recreation Centre!

Time slot details are as follows:

Lightning Fast 2/3

Wednesday: 3:30-4:10 pm, 4:10-4:50 pm, 4:50-5:30 pm
Sat 3:45 pm-4:25 pm, 4:25 pm-5:05 pm, 5:05 pm-5:45 pm

Lightning Fast 4/5

Wednesday: 3:30 pm-4:30 pm, 4:30 pm-5:30 pm
Saturday: 3:45 pm-4:45 pm, 4:45 pm-5:45 pm

 

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Article: Want to Raise Successful Kids? Jeff Bezos Says Practice This 1 Simple Habit.

"Take pride in your choices, not your gifts. ... This is something that's super-important for young people to understand, and for parents to preach to young people. It's really easy for a talented young person to take pride in their gifts: "I'm really athletic," or "I'm really smart," or "I'm really good at math."

That's fine. You should celebrate your gifts. You should be happy. But you can't be proud of them ... What you can be proud of is your choices.

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Virtual WaveMaker 2021 Has Begun!

We have 676 swimmers registered from 10 different clubs to race hard in our 2021 virtual WaveMaker meet! Here are our participating teams:

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Vikes Summer Swim Camps - Registration Now Open!

Want to improve your technique, get stronger and have fun? Vikes Summer Swim Camps are tailored specifically for swimmers ages 8-12 interested in learning the basics of competitive swimming. Experienced coaches will lead campers in stroke improvement, swim games, swim fitness, dryland skills and provide an opportunity for feedback from under/over water video. Participants must be able to swim 50 meters or be at a Lightning Fast 3/Red Cross Level 6 or higher.

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Virtual WaveMaker 2021

Our virtual WaveMaker meet starts in just 4 days and will run from April 18th until May 16th! We have over 400 swimmers from across Canada, Sweden and Australia participating! There is no entry limit, no qualifying standards and all ages are welcome! For a $30 entry fee, swimmers will receive t-shirts, goodie bags and more!

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Vikes and Bolts 2nd and 5th at Virtual Provincial Champs!

The Swim BC Virtual Provincial Championships have successfully completed with 525 swimmers participating from 38 clubs. The results are in and we are leading two of the top 5 teams in this year's Virtual Provincial Championships! Shout out and congratulations to all of our Vikes, Bolts and coaches who have been working so hard to push through this crazy season and pull off some amazing swims! 

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Vikes Medal At The 2021 University Swimming Challenge!

We are so proud of our Vikes swimmers who were named 2021 University Challenge Individual "Medalists" and their winning relays! 

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Pacific Coast Swimming Covid 19 Update

March 29, 2021
The club continues to grow and prosper. We now have over 320 athletes in the water over four facilities.

Covid 19 has continued to represent a challenge but we have been able to remain safe and continue to provide programming at all of our levels from Lightning Fast through all of our competitive levels. A big shout out to our staff who have worked hard to maintain safe, sane conditions for all of the children and communication to all of our wonderful parents and volunteers.

Thank you to all for your efforts and support.

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Missed out on the Krispy Kreme fundraiser? Now is your chance!

After the incredible turnout of last weekend's donut fundraiser, there will be an extra 20 boxes of Krispy Kreme donuts available this Saturday on a first come first serve basis. Boxes will be available in the parking lot of Centennial Stadium at UVic this Saturday at 9:30am! We hope to see you there and thanks again to all our PCS swimmers, families and supporters for their amazing efforts in making our Krispy Kreme fundraiser a huge success!

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4 PCS Swimmers Named to the National Age Group Relay Initiative

Congratulations to Mariana Ponce de Leon, Kate Marcovitz, Nolan Crisp and Bill Dongfang and their coaches for being named to the National Age Group Relay Initiative! Their selection is based on their times posted prior to the pandemic in their 100 Free and 200 Free and/or 100 Stroke events. They are invited to a Zoom meeting to hear presentations from our National coaches in mid-April! PCS has an outstanding reputation as great relay swimmers who have learned relay skills and how to swim for their team.

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