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Sign Up for Summer Swim Camps with the Vikes!

Vikes swim camp introduces children to the arena of competitive swimming. Experienced coaches will lead campers in stroke improvement, swim games, swim fitness, dry land 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.

Cost: $114.00

Ages: 8-12

July 22 - July 26
July 29 - August 2
August 12 - August 16


1500 Trees Planted for Earth Day

In honour of this year's Earth Day, Pacific Coast Swimming has planted 1500 Trees in partnership with OneTree Planted to positively impact the planet. Thanks for your support as part of our Family of Champions!


Making Waves at Wavemaker

This past weekend we had over 145 PCS swimmers at our annual Wavermaker Invitational swim meet. A huge thank you to all the volunteers and officials for making this competition possible. We had a large group of new qualifiers for upcoming competitions, as well as 7 new Club Records Set over the course of the weekend. 

New Club Records

Noah Zhang - 12&under boy's 200m IM 2:32.35

Noah Zhang - 12&under boy's 100m Butterfly 1:06.11


Western Canadian Championship Successes

15 of our PCS Swimmers headed to Winnipeg this past weekend to race at the 2024 Speedo Western Championships. PCS scored 9th overall out of 65 teams, making us the top team from Vancouver Island. Our women's team scored the highest points score since 2016. Alex Camaraire placed 2nd in both the 100m freestyle, and the 50m freestyle. In the 50m freestyle, Alex set a new club record in the 50m freestyle with a time of 24.42. Congratulations to coach Alexx and swimmer Roy Pan and who passed his Level 3 Para Evaluation at Westerns. Roy placed 1st in his 50m butterfly this weekend, as well.


Fourth and Final day at Winter Provincials

Our final day of Provincials we were heading into Sunday holding 3rd place overall in the meet strong, looking to catch 2nd. We had over 25 individual finals this evening and went out with a bang of more qualifying times. Our first medalist of the evening was Sophie Wood in the para 200m IM, placing first overall. Up next was our 50m breaststroke swimmers, where Averie Hill jumped back up on the podium, placing 2nd. Maelle Sanborn placed 2nd in the 50m breaststroke, just .07 away from sweeping 1st in all the breaststroke events.


Saturday at 2024 Provincials

Saturday's successes started in prelims on the 3rd day of Provincials with Ayiana Gagne making her first Westerns Cut with a best time of 18:17. In finals, Ada Chen was our first medalist in the girls 11-12 100m freestyle with a best time of 1:04.4. Noah Zhang was back up on the podium in the boys 11-12 100m freestyle, just half a second from 1st place. Sophie Wood placed 1st in the para 100m freestyle with a best time of 1:06.4.


Day 2 at 2024 Winter Provincials

Friday's racing started off with Averie Hill placing 3rd in the 11-12 400m IM with a personal best time. Noah Zhang won the 11-12 50m butterfly, dropping almost 3 seconds off his entry time for a best time of 29.94. Alex Camaraire placed 2nd in the 50m butterfly, obtaining his first open Canadian Trials cut in prelims. Noah Zhang was back up on the podium placing 2nd in the 200m freestyle, followed by Ethan Zhang who came in 3rd. Sophie Wood placed 1st in the para 100m backstroke just a few tenths over her best time.


Provincial Day 1 Highlights

2024 Winter Provincial Championships started off with an exciting first day at Saanich Commonwealth Place with over 630 swimmers competing across the weekend. 42 teams joined us from across the Province to spend their weekend racing with the top swimmers in British Columbia. Pacific Coast Swimming has 50 swimmers competing this weekend ranging from 11 to 23 years old. Today's races included best times, meet records, qualifying standards and club records for PCS across preliminaries and finals.


Eric Hedlin shy of Olympic Cut in 10km


Victoria’s Eric Hedlin was Canada’s top swimmer on a sunny, breezy morning at Old Doha Port. The 30-year-old finished 31st, 1:56.7 behind winner Kristof Rasovszky of Hungary. France’s Marc-Antoine Olivier was 2.4 seconds behind for silver, followed by Hector Pardoe of Great Britain, who was 8 seconds off the pace for bronze.


2024 Vancouver Island Regional Highlights

Pacific Coast Swimming drove up to Comox today for Vancouver Island Regionals, with over 75 PCS swimmers competing over the next three days. Friday started off with our distance events, where we started off with Owen Schroeder qualifying for Provincials in the 800m freestyle placing 1st, followed by Eden Blaind who qualified for Divisionals in the 800m freestyle and placed first. Ada Chen placed first in the 11-12 800m freestyle, nearly missing provincials by a second. Brandon Zhang placed first in the 1500m freestyle and qualified for 13-14 Provincials.



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