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2022 Spring Newsletter

Happy Spring! Read our Club's Spring Newsletter (attached down below) for information on upcoming events, group udates, Vikes Summer camp registration, pool updates, and more! 

Stay healthy & go bolts!


Hedlin to Represent Canada at the FINA World Championships

A big congratulations to Eric Hedlin (Uvic Alumni) for qualifying for the FINA World Championships this past weekend based off of his performance in the 1500m freestyle. Eric will represent Canada in the open water FINA championships taking place in Budapest, Hungary at the end of June. Coach Ryan Clouston will be representing UVPCS as Eric's coach during this event. Eric was one of seven swimmers chosen to represent Canada in the Open Water category. 


Thank you Volunteers!

Thank you to all the volunteers, officials, and helpers who were putting in time at the pool this week. The swim meet was made possible from all of you! It's so great to see everyone back on the pool deck as a swim community. See you at the next competition! 



2022 Canadian Bell Trials Highlights

Commonwealth was a busy and exciting place this weekend with 2022 Bell Canadian Trials taking place, hosted by Swimming Canada & co-hosted by Island Swimming and yours truly. For the first time in almost three years, we had over 500 athletes filling Commonwealth Pool from 131 clubs all across Canada. Uvic - Pacific Coast Swimming had 19 swimmers competiting in various events over the course of the six day comeptition. 


Training Camp 2022 Athletes take on Edmonton

11 swimmers, 2 coaches, 14 days and one house - what could go wrong? 


Masters Swimmers - Calling all early birds!

We have Masters group (18+) availability at Crystal Pool on Tuesday / Thursday mornings, 6:15- 7:30am. Come join us for a morning swim to start your day! All levels and skill abilities welcome. To register, click here


3rd day with 3 new records at U-Sports

The last and final day of 2022 U-Sport Championships proved sucessful for the Vikes Swimmers with 3 additional school records, to total of 12 new Vikes records set this competition and one bronze medal for Sophie Tarrant in 200m breaststroke. The Vikes finished the morning prelims with three bids to the A Finals, four to the B Finals, and two to the C Finals on the final day of racing. 

Story from: Vikes Nation. Click here to read more. 


U-Sports Day 2 with 4 new Vikes records

Day 2 of 3 at U-Sport Championships we had four new vikes record set by Sophie Tarrant (200m breastroke), Jacob Rambo (100m backstroke), & A. Stull, R. Millns, J. Rambo, and W. Risk (Men's 4x200m freestyle relay).

Story from: Vikes Nation. Click here to read more.


U-Sport Championships Day 1: Go Vikes Go!

Our affiliated Uvic-Vikes swim team are tearing it up in Quebec at 2022 U-Sport Swimming Championships! 5 of the Vikes swimmers set new Vikes Records already on day 1. A total of 16 Vikes earned swims in the finals, with one A Final, seven B Final, and eight C Final bids secured after the prelims.

Story from: Vikes Nation. Click here to read more. Want to stay up to date? Check out the Vikes's swimming Instagram @vikesswimming. 


Spring Break Updates

All programs and practices will run regulalry through the two weeks of spring break. This includes Lightning Fast, Recreational Programs, Competitive Programs, and School Teams unless otherwise noted. 

Enjoy your spring break! 



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