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Jon McKay's Double Podium at Australian Nationals!

Jon McKay and coach Ron Jacks were in Australia over the weekend, competing at the very competitive Australian Open Water National Championships.  Along with Australia's best, some of the sport's top swimmers, including Olympic Gold Medallist Ferry Weertman, and World Champion Jordan Wilimovsky.

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VIRs - Day 2 Recap

Some highlights from a fantastic Day 2 at VIRs include:

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VIRs - Day 1 Recap

The 1st day of VIRs was a great success for our swimmers with multiple personal bests, medals, and broken club and Provincial records!

The night started off with the 4x50 Fr relays:

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Buy your tickets to USport Championships!

Tickets are now available for purchase for the 2020 USport Championships, taking place at Saanich Commonwealth February 20 - 22.  The USport Championships are the biggest University Swim Meet in Canada each year, serve as the National Championship competition, and is always one of the most exciting meets in the country.  Come cheer on your Vikes! 

https://vikestickets.universitytickets.com/

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Lightning Fast Swimmers Wanted!

We are looking for more swimmers to join our Lightning Fast program at our Juan de Fuca location on Saturday afternoons! Contact Mark Lancaster at lancasteraquatics@shaw.ca or 250-727-9243 for more information on registration.

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Vikes round into form in the Lower Mainland with national approaching

VANCOUVER – The University of Victoria Vikes shook off the holiday rust with a pair of meets over the weekend in the Lower Mainland.
 
First up was a quad meet against the host Simon Fraser University Clan, the University of British Columbia Thunderbirds and the University of Alaska Fairbanks Nanooks.
 
A point-based event, only the top two swimmers from each school in each event scored points. 
 

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Letter From President Regarding Commonwealth Place Future

To Our Members

As you may be aware, since 1994 Saanich Commonwealth Place (SCP) pool has been governed by a Review Board and High Performance User Committee (HPUC) under an Operating Agreement, with both rates and guaranteed rules of access controlled through an associated Trust Fund. The Operating Agreement and Trust Fund are both expiring in August 2020. As part of a new allocations policy approved by Saanich Council in September, the District will have the ability to decline swim meet requests based on operational need.

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Xmas Cracker Day 2/3

The magic of Xmas Cracker was in the air as PCS swimmers saw club, VIR, and Provincial records fall and swimmers earned themselves new qualifying standards. 

From the B National group Bill Dongfang breaks 200Butterfly Provincial Record and narrowly misses National Age group record at 2:03.6 in 13-14 boys category. Dongfang had also already swam two relays, won and broke the club and VIR in 400Fr at 4:08 and won 100Fr in club and VIR record at 52.91. Bill swam 17 races and PB’d in 12.

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Xmas Cracker Day 1

“Its all its Cracked up to be”.. that is the slogan on the giant 33 foot banner which has become a long standing tradition at Xmas Cracker. It hangs on the wall inviting all to bring their best.

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Vikes earn bronze at Canada West meet

*See Original Story Here* LETHBRIDGE – After three exhausting days of racing, the University of Victoria Vikes made their way back to the island with bronze medals in both men's and women's team standings, along with 17 individual medals. The men finished with 451 points, while the women finished with 529.

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