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Join Our Team! We're Hiring for the 2021-2022 Season!

Are you looking for part-time work in the fall? Do you love to teach and work with kids? Join our team of engaging, dynamic coaches at PCS! We are looking for motivated, in-water coaches for our Lightning Fast programs starting in the fall! WSI (Water Safety Instructor), Community Coach and/or Swimming 101 qualifications are recommended.


Mark Your Calendars! Welcome Back BBQ is September 10th!

As we gear up for our 19th season, we are inviting everyone in the PCS family to join us on Friday, September 10th 2021 for a Welcome Back BBQ at the Beaver Lake Picnic Area! The BBQ will run from 5:00 pm until dusk. We hope you will be able to make it to join us in celebrating the start of the 2021-2022 swim season! See you there!


LFSS is Back at Panorama + New Masters Programs at GH and UVic!

Fall registration update! LFSS Levels 1-5 are back at Panorama Tuesday and Thursday afternoons this fall! We also have several Masters options - Monday/Thursday nights at Gordon Head and Tuesday/Thursday nights at UVic. Registration is now open, so click HERE for more information and join Canada's gold medal sport today! See you on deck soon!


Canadian rower and ex-PCS swimmer Caileigh Filmer wins bronze at Tokyo!

Canadian rowers Caileigh Filmer of Victoria and Hillary Janssens of Cloverdale, B.C. won Canada's first rowing medal of Tokyo 2020 on Thursday, taking bronze in the women's pair. Caileigh previously was an incredible young swimmer with PCS and still holds 11-12 Girls club records in SC 400 Free, 800 Free and 1500 Free - a testament to her resilience and endurance to secure the medal in Tokyo! This is Canada's 10th medal at the 2020 Games.


Register Now for Summer Vikes Swim Camps!

Summer time is the best time to start swimming, learn new skills and have fun! 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 50m or be at a Lightning Fast 3/Red Cross Level 6 or higher.

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What's summer training without a good lake swim?

Who needs a lane to yourself when you can have the whole lake? Great practice at Thetis Lake this past week! Swimmers got to squeeze in a picture at the 2nd island about 500m from the start point. Awesome job Bolts!


500 Swimmers, 500 Trees Planted!

Despite a challenging season, we have hit an incredible milestone of registering our 500th swimmer this year! To celebrate this achievement, PCS has partnered with OneTreePlanted to plant 500 trees for all the PCS swimmers registered this year.


Hedlin looking to hit another big milestone this year (Swimming Canada)

"The past year has been filled with many big milestones for open water swimmer Eric Hedlin. The Victoria, B.C, native got married and bought his first home with his new wife, Taylor. Hedlin is now looking to hit another big mark by trying to qualify for his first Olympic Games.

Hedlin will be one of two Canadian males competing this week at the FINA Olympic Marathon Swim Qualifier 2021 in Setubal, Portugal.

“I’m just so happy to finally be at a point where we are heading to Portugal,” said Hedlin. “I’m just really excited at this point.”


PCS Virtual Silent Auction Fundraiser - September 1st-14th 2021

Heads up PCS families! From September 1st to 14th, PCS will host a Silent Online Auction, with photos and brief descriptions of donations. From now until July 23rd, we’re asking each PCS family to secure 1 donation from a business or individual.


Watch Canadian Olympic Trials Online!

The in-pool Canadian Olympic Trials are taking place in Toronto starting today! You and your swimmer can see the story and follow the races on CBC. Click HERE to watch! US and Australian Olympic Trials have also been streaming this week and can be seen on NBC and online. Go Team Canada!!




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