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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. 


VIKES swimmer William to represent Canada at 'Best Fest' in Spain

Vikes athlete William Risk headed off to Mallorca, Spain today for an international Open Water competition called the 'Best Fest' - one of 25 athletes representing Canada. Will qualified for the team as part of Team Ontario, his home province. His qualifications came from his 1500m freestyle result at World Trials in April 2022. He will be racing the 5km race on May 29th, the 1.5km swim on May 31st, and the 10km swim on June 2nd. Risk also has the potential to be a part of the 4x500m relay event on June 3rd.


Lightning Fast City Championships!

Calling ALL Lightning Fast 3/4/5 Swimmers! You are invited to an afternoon of team racing, challenges, prizes, and more! SIGN UP HERE!

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Fourth and Final day of Western Championships

PCS went out with a bang on Sunday evening at the last session of 2022 Western Speedo Championships!



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