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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!


Day 3 of 4 at Western Championships

Another stellar performance from our Uvic-Pacific Coast Swimming Westerns athletes on Saturday. In the morning, the boy's 4x100m medley relay qualified for Junior Nationals with a time of 4:05.97.

At finals, Jessica H. (13) started the team off on Saturday night, placing 7th in the 13-15 400m freestyle B-final. Alonso got his 3rd Junior National cut of the meet in his 400m freestyle, placing 8th in the 16& under A-final with a time of 4:17.22. 


Day 2 with 2 new Jr. National cuts at Kinsmen Pool

Another great session in the water this Friday evening in Edmonton for our group of 2022 Western Swimmers. 

Alonso Gurerriez placed second in the B-Final, with another personal best of 54.8, obtaining his second Junior National standard this meet. Atanas Tchaouchev swam another personal best in his 100m breastroke, placing 5th in the A-final and qualfiying for his first Junior National cut. Arran Robertson placed 5th in the Men's open A-final with a time improvement from this morning. 


Western Championships Day 1

Uvic-Pacific Coast Swimming started off with an exciting first day at 2022 Speedo Western Championships!

First off with 100m backstroke, Bridget R. & R. Greenfield both snagged personal bests in the morning to start us off. Rupert made the 15& under A final and moves up at night! Not only that, she rips 1.2  seconds off her morning best time, making her first Junior National cut with a time of 1:06.97.


Annual Club Picture Night

Calling ALL members of Pacific Coast Swimming! 

Our Annual club picture night is taking place on Wednesdsay, April 27th 7pm at Centennial Stadium located at UVIC. Please come in your navy blue PCS shirt!

All practices cancelled Wednesday Evening in preparation for the event. All PCS swimmers are welcomed and encouraged to come out and be a part of our 2022 club photo!

See you there!


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. 



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