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Third Day of Divisional Highlights

Our third & final day at the 2022 Fraser & Island Divisonals was an estatic day. Even in 35 degree weather, our swimmers put their best foot forward to finish off the competition with a PCS ZAP! In prelims, Sebastian Damian placed 1st in the 1500m freestyle with a massive time improvement of a minute and a half! 


Sunny Saturday at Divisionals

Our athletes at Fraser and Island Divisionals are going strong with another fantastic day of best times, finals, podiums, and qualifers! We had just over 20 individual finals Saturday at finals. In our timed finals, Nolan Greenwood placed 3rd for a bronze in the 400m IM! Maelle Sanborn dropped over 10 seconds off her her 400m IM to place 4th in the event. We started the night off with 200m freestyle where Adrina & June kicked off the night for us. Adrina placed 5th, moving up from being seeded 13th and going over a six-second best time. June was right behind her placing 6th overall.


Day One at Divisionals

Our first day at 2022 Fraser & Island Summer Divisionals proved sucessful for our 22 athletes competing this weekend! Friday prelims started off with 20 personal bests and 15 qualified for finals. Nolan Greenwood made his provincial cut in the 200m IM during plrelims with a personal best of 2:44.49. We started off finals with Nolan & Sebastian Damian in 100m backstroke. Sebastian placed 7th with a personal best of 1:19.48, and Greenwood placed 8th. On the 13-14 category, Noah Hicks placed 4th overall, shaving just over a second off his personal best for a time of 1:06.35.


Eric Hedlin's Journey to FINA World Championships

Our open water swimmer Eric Hedlin left on Monday for FINA Open Water World Championships. He is swimming the Open Water Mixed 4x1500m relay event as well as the 5km open water race in Budapest.  The relay is Sunday June 26th at 4:00am PST, and the 5km race is Monday June 27th at 12:00am our time. This will be the first World Championships since he won the Bronze in the 5km event in 2019. 


BC Summer Games Roster

This year's BC Summer Games Swim athletes have been selected, with 14 of the 20 athletes selected swimming for Pacific Coast Swimming. Congratulations to all the athletes selected!

 Each stroke category selects 4 athletes to represent Swim BC. The 2022 BC summer games will take place at the Prince George Aquatic Centre in July. The BC coaches attending are Richard Milln from Campbell River Killer Whales and Haley Bennett from Ravensong Aquatic Club. Be sure to stay tuned to hear from our very excited athletes next month!

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Open Water Practices Starting

Our Open Water Practices are now open and starting next week! Thetis Lake swims during the week and on the weekend to improve open water technique, endurance, and skill. Coach and Lifeguard supplied at each session. Sign up HERE



TRU Wolfpack Invitational

This past weekend we had 18 swimmers take on Kamloops for a very sucessful weekend of racing & qualifiers!

There was a total of 42 A-flight finalists, and 12 B-Flight Finalists over the course of the weekend. Our medalists include: 

Kieran Feenstra (3 gold, 2 silver)

Riley Greenfield (2 silver)

Simon de Rosnay (1 silver)

Jessica Hier (2 silver, 2 bronze)


Summer Lightning Fast Registration

Our summer Lightning Fast Swim Series program is available for registration! Weekday and weekend practices for Lightning Fast Level 1 - 5 at Oak Bay Recreation Centre. Practices will be avaliable through July & August. Keep up your swimming all summer long!



57th Mel Zajac International Highlights

This past weekend 9 of our Senior group swimmers competed at UBC Aquatic Centre at Mel Zajac's 57th International swim meet. There was over 700 athletes competing from Canada and the US!


10& under Island Regional Championships

The VIR region held its 10 & Under Championships in Duncan with 60 qualified swimmers in the meet. Uvic-Pacific Coast Swimming had 18 swimmers participate in the meet, taking place in two sessions with relays involved in both. 



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