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Goodbye Tomoko

From the first day of our club and with another club previously, Tomoko has been a valued coach to many of our athletes.

Tomoko has now decided to undertake some new adventures in her life but will be greatly misseed by all!

Istu ka ma ta aima shou. (photos)


Thetis Lake Open Water Swim Info Available

Pacific Coast Swimming is again proud to be involved in the Open Water Swim for MS at Thetis Lake on July 25th, 2004.
Please download the information and sponsorship brochure and be involved in this swim.
The complete 2004 Open Water Schedule is now posted on the Open Water page.


UVic RecPlus Masters Swimming @ UVic Outdoors

The UVic RecPlus Masters Swimming program will be running outdoors at the Ian Stewart Complex pool for the months of June and July. Practices will happen every Tuesday and Thursday from 8-9 pm starting on June 1st.


Summer Schedule for Lightning Fast and Olympic Way Now Online

Class time, location and booking information is now available on the Lightning Fast page.


UVic Vikes Summer Camp Information

PCS is proud to announce that for the second year, UVic has asked PCS to provide the coaching expertise for their swimming related Summer Camps.


Silent Auction HUGE Success with Estimated $9,000 Profit!

The prizes have now been drawn. Heather Coey won the highly sought after hand made PCS quilt. In the draw of all the families who sold more than 5 tickets or brought in more than 5 items for the Silent Auction, Saad Masri won a trip for two on Helijet Airways. Again thank you to everyone for your efforts. Your hard work continues to allow us to not have ANY mandatory fundraising commitments!

Over 100 people attended the 1st Annual PCS Dinner and Silent Auction. The evening was a very casual event everywhere except at the bidding tables.


Vikes Dixon Ontario Athlete Of The Year

University of Victoria Vikes swimmer, Stephanie Dixon, has continued her long list of accolades by being named the Ontario Female Athlete with a Disability of the Year for 2003. The Sport Alliance of Ontario announced the award this past Friday, April 2nd at a ceremony to recognize winners of the annual Ontario Sport Awards at Ontario Place.


Swimathon and Duncan Meet Highlights

The first weekend in April opened with Swimathon and ended with the Duncan Stingrays All-Level Meet.


Dixon wins UVic Outstanding Female Athlete Award

Vikes Web Site

In her first year swimming with the Vikes, she was an unbelievable performer and leader. Holder of 13 World Records, 5 World Championship Gold Medals, and 5 Paralympic Gold Medals, she has been an inspiration to the whole team.

She chose UVic while attending the 2002 Commonwealth Games in Manchester and began her varsity swimming career here this fall. Born with only one leg, she has not only competed and won the most prestigious International levels, she has challenged herself with goals that many able-bodied athletes are unable to achieve.


UV-PCS at the BC Winter Games

David Bakken - Field Reporter

From February 26 to the 29th, Port Alberni played host to the B.C. Winter games. Zone 6, the Vancouver Island and Sunshine Coast zone, had 5 UV-PCS Swimmers attend the games as zone 6 swimmer representatives. Along with other Vancouver Island swimmers, Jovanna Ruffolo, Ashkaughn Forghani, David Vizsolyi, Craig Dagnall and Brian Macarthur made the trip to the Alberni Valley to compete in the games.



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