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Nov 30, 2016 - ...From the Pool Deck
This past weekend we saw some awesome swimming from our Golden Bears and Pandas at the Canada West Swimming Championships. The team has set 8 new team records and has 18 swimmers qualified for U Spo...
Nov 24, 2016 - ...From the Pool Deck
Dear Keyano Families, Our "Swim with the Stars" event last night was awesome! Our young swimmers learned from and interacted with our top guns on the team. Special thank you to our "Stars": Sarah, ...
Nov 23, 2016 - ...From the Pool Deck
Dear Keyano Families, Tonight we are hosting our annual "Swim with the Stars" event. This is an opportunity for our younger swimmers to come and meet our older ones and learn from them first hand. W...
Nov 21, 2016 - ...From the Pool Deck
Dear Keyano Families, I would like to address the topic of move-ups in today?s post. This topic is a little sensitive to some. It seems like a lot of swimmers/parents these days want to move up to...
Nov 20, 2016 - OSC 10&U #1
Fifty four young Bears attended their first swim meet in the OSC 10 & Under Meet Series , this is a record number of Bears at a meet of this level! It was the first meet for 13 swimmers and only t...
Nov 15, 2016 - ...From the Pool Deck
Dear Keyano Families, This past weekend our University of Alberta Golden Bears and Pandas competed hard against the University of Calgary Dinos in a dual meet. It came down to the last relay on the M...
Nov 9, 2016 - ...From the Pool Deck
Dear Keyano Families, Last weekend not only did we send 137 Keyano Swimmers to the Poppy Invitational, we had our own Keyano swimmers who are also University of Alberta Golden Bears and Pandas Swimm...
Nov 8, 2016 - Poppy Invitational Meet
137 bears competed at the Poppy invitational meet on the weekend. Swimmers were represented from our International group all the way down to our Bronze swimmers. Over 500 swimmers competed in the me...
Nov 3, 2016 - ...From The Pool Deck
Congratulations to Molli Hay and Mack Flowers who both set new Keyano club records this past weekend. Molli broke the 13-14 girls 50 breast record with a time of 33.42 and Mack set a new 15-17 boys r...
Oct 31, 2016 - ...From The Pool Deck
Dear Keyano Families, This past weekend we had two very successful swim meets in Calgary ? the Rocky Mountain Cup (Senior meet) and the Cascade Speed Meet (Age Group meet). Our team swam great and ...
Oct 28, 2016 - ...From the Pool Deck
Dear Keyano Families, With this weekend being our first weekend where we are providing team travel opportunities for our swimmers I thought it might be a good idea to review team travel. Team Travel i...
Oct 26, 2016 - ...From The Pool Deck
Dear Keyano Families, Our season is off to a tremendous start. In late September we sent six of our coaches to the Swim Alberta Coaches Conference. This was an opportunity for our coaches to learn a...
Sep 7, 2016 - Martha McCabe Post Olympic Drive
On Wednesday, 40 bears got to take part in Martha McCabe"s drive across Canada where she made a stop in Edmonton to work with our swimmers. 2x Olympian and 2009 World championship Medalist Martha...
Jul 18, 2016 - Alberta Summer Games
14 bears represented Zone 6 at this past weekend?s 2016 Alberta Summer Games held in Leduc. This was a season finale meet for some of our swimmers and they finished off the season with some exceptio...
Jul 4, 2016 - Alberta Provincial championships Day 4
Day 4 was a strong final day for the bears with the Seniors winning the Provincial Championships! Our Medalists from Day 4 include: 800Fr Ellen Hickson Bronze Claire Yurkovich Silver Drew Edwards ...
Jun 28, 2016 - Age Group/Senior Provincials
BEARS ON DECK!!! We will see 94 Bears heading down to Calgary this weekend for Speedo Age Group and Senior Championships! Hosted by Cascade Swimming, you can watch live and find live results as our ...
Jun 27, 2016 - Bear Champs
Thanks to all 225 swimmers that came out and competed in the Bear Champs competition on the weekend. It was a highly spirited affair with a mix of our senior swimmers interacting with the youngest s...
Jun 22, 2016 - New Swimming Canada Competition Framework
John Atkinson, High Performance Director of Swimming Canada has released a document entitled The Swimming Canada Competition Framework 2017-2020 Improvement Plan. Click here to access this documen...
May 23, 2015 - Irvine Grand Challenge - Day 2
The second night of finals at the Irvine Grand Challenge was full of great swims for Keyano. Lili Margitai kicked things off with a B Final win in the 200 Free with a near personal best of 2:04. Stuar...
May 22, 2015 - Irvine Grand Challenge - Day 1
Edmonton Keyano has 18 swimmers down in Orange County, California for one of the fastest meets around for the month of May. All of the swimmers here are in the middle of some very hard work, preparing...
Apr 4, 2015 - 5 Edmonton Keyano Swimmers On Team Canada!
On Saturday, April 4th, at the conclusion of the 2015 Canadian Swimming Trials, Swimming Canada made the official national team selections announcement for the World Championships, Pan Am Games, World...
Apr 4, 2015 - Canadian Swimming Trials - Day 4 (conclusion)
Keyano has 21 swimmers at the Canada Swimming Trials in Scarborough, Ontario this week. These trials will select Canada's National team to this summer's World Championships, Pan Am Games, World Studen...
Apr 3, 2015 - Canadian Swimming Trials - Day 3
Keyano has 21 swimmers at the Canada Swimming Trials in Scarborough, Ontario this week. These trials will select Canada's National team to this summer's World Championships, Pan Am Games, World Studen...
Apr 2, 2015 - Canadian Swimming Trials - Day 2
Keyano has 21 swimmers at the Canada Swimming Trials in Scarborough, Ontario this week. These trials will select Canada's National team to this summer's World Championships, Pan Am Games, World Studen...
Apr 1, 2015 - Canadian Swimming Trials - Day 1
Keyano has 21 swimmers at the Canada Swimming Trials in Scarborough, Ontario this week. These trials will select Canada's National team to this summer's World Championships, Pan Am Games, World Studen...
Mar 9, 2015 - Keyano Narrowly Misses Winning at Alberta Provincials!
57 Keyano Bears travelled down to Calgary this weekend to race in the 14 & under girls and 15 & under boys Provincial championships. The biggest highlight results of the meet were 10 new Provincial ...
Sep 22, 2014 - Swim Alberta Award Winners
Swim Alberta held their awards banquet this past weekend in Calgary. Keyano members were well represented taking home 7 awards. Youth Male swimmer/coach- Ryder Mcginnis/Derrick Schoof Youth Female ...
Sep 4, 2014 - Welcome Back to the 2014-15 Season
EDMONTON KEYANO SWIM CLUB Swim to Win...Win at Life! Welcome back to another year of excellence and anticipated success. The Edmonton Keyano Swim Club is coming off another tremendously succe...
Sep 4, 2014 - Congratulations to Margie Ritchie!!
We wish to extend a HUGE congratulations to our very own Bear, Margie Ritchie who is Bronze Coach at Royal Glenora Club. Margie participated in the ITU World Triathalon Grand Final Edmonton event thi...
Aug 27, 2014 - Best of Luck to our Jr. Pan Pac Athletes!
Best of Luck to Anders Klein, Lili Margitai, Ryder McGinnis and Sophia Saroukian as well as Coach Schoof who are all in Maui competing at the Junior Pan Pacific Championships which begin today and run...
Aug 26, 2014 - Condolences to the Nelson Family
Edmonton Keyano Swim Club expresses our condolences to all of the Nelson family members for the passing of Les Nelson. It is with profound sadness that the family of Les Nelson announce his passing on...
Jul 31, 2014 - Canada Youth East/West Dual - 2 Keyano Swimmers at their Best!
In April 2014, Swimming Canada selected a team of the top swimmers from each of the West and East of Canada to compete in a new Youth East/West Dual meet. The meet took place in Winnipeg, MB 2 days af...
Jul 28, 2014 - Canadian Age Group Championships - 3rd Sr National Qualifier & Final Tally
The final competition of the season is where we always want to finish with our best swims of the season. For many reasons this does not necessarily come true for every athlete, but without exception w...
Jul 27, 2014 - Bears Compete at the Commonwealth Games
This week we have two Bears competing at the Commonwealth Games in Glascow, Scotland. Richard Funk placed 10th in the Men's 200 breastroke with a new Club record time of 2:12.56 and placed 6th in the ...
Jul 23, 2014 - Canadian Age Group Championships - Two New Senior Nat Qualifiers
25 Keyano Bears are competing in the final Canadian Championship meet of the season - Canadian Age Group Championships in Winnipeg, MB. The meet takes place from Wednesday to Monday, including an open...
Jul 22, 2014 - Canadian Summer Nationals - Keyano Record Breakers
Congratulations to our swimmers who set new Keyano Records at Nationals. Paige Kremer- 15-17/Open, 50 Free:26.12 Adam Best- Open, 50 Back: 26.38 Fionnula Pierse- Open 100 free:56.47 Anders Klein- 1...
Jul 21, 2014 - Canadian Summer Nationals - Bears Bring Home 2 more banners!
After four days of intense competition, our Bears won the overall Team Title as well as the Women?s team title at the Canadian Swimming Championships. It was a close competition with teams from Ontar...
Jul 19, 2014 - Bears on The Hunt for 2014 Summer National Championship Banners
After 3 days of both excitement and heartache, our Bears are in contention to become the 2014 Canadian Swimming Champions. It has been a gruelling competition in Saskatoon. We have had to fight har...
Jul 8, 2014 - Alberta Age Group Championships
Jun 30, 2014 - Fran Crippen Swim Meet Of Champions - Keyano Finishes Strong
The Edmonton Keyano Swim Club was well represented at this year's Fran Crippen Swim Meet of Champions in Mission Viejo, California. This is annually one of the premier meets held in the USA. The level...
Jun 16, 2014 - Age Group Trials 6 New Provincial Qualifiers!!!
Swimmers were exceptional at B's this past weekend! 6 new qualifier's for A's Sidartha Chitrakar, Lauren Anderson, Emma Carry, Meaghan Williams, Thomas Willams, and OIivia Brendzan. 42 medals were e...
Jun 15, 2014 - Phoenix meet recap
Keyano girls sweep 200 backstroke Our Edmonton Keyano Bears continued with strong races Saturday y and Sunday y with the highlight being a 1st-2nd-3rd sweep by Madeline Durocher, Tess Hafer and ...
Jun 14, 2014 - Bears take on Phoenix
Sarah Chomey took charge early and swam away from the field to win the girls 11-12 100m backstroke during the first of finals at the Phoenix Invitational. Keyano swimmers raced to several best times ...
Jun 5, 2014 - 2013-2014 Most Improvement Award Winners
Congratulations to all our Most Improvement Award Winners for the 2013-2014 season. Bonnie Doon Pool Gold Most Improved Swimmer 2013-2014 Olivia Brendzan Bonnie Doon Pool Silver Most Improved Swi...
Jun 2, 2014 - CSI Meet Recap
Keyano sent 36 swimmers to the Cascade International Meet in Calgary the past weekend which hosts some of the top age group swimmers in Alberta. Top 3 finishers were: Karah Folk 100 breast 1 st...
May 27, 2014 - Mel Zajac Jr Invitational - Bears Recap
Keyano sent 29 swimmers to UBC in Vancouver, BC to the Mel Zajac Jr International - Canada Cup. This meet hosts some of the top International teams from around the world as well as all of Canada's 201...
Apr 24, 2014 - Top Fundraisers
Congratulation to the following Keyano swimmers for being the club's top fundraisers for the 2013-2014 Season! 1st: Hannah Cossey 2nd: Katie Rosychuk 3rd: Emma Carry 4th: Tanner Hafer 5th: Conner Frie...
Apr 22, 2014 - Global News Coverage
Road to Rio Update!! Check out our Bears on Global News Edmonton http://globalnews.ca/video/1279669/keyano-swimmers-make-waves-on-international-scene
Apr 5, 2014 - CANADA NATIONAL TEAM MEMBERS: Senior and Junior teams named at Canadian Trials
At the end of a lot of hard work and discipline towards their competitive swimming preparation, Edmonton Keyano waited for the announcement of the national teams following a terrific team performance ...
Apr 5, 2014 - Commonwealth Games Trials - Day 4 - More medals on final night
The final night of Canada's Commonwealth Games and Pan Pacific Games Trials was a successful finish to an overall excellent showing by Edmonton Keyano. The Bears came into Saturday evening with 4 A Fi...
Apr 4, 2014 - Commonwealth Games Trials - Day 3 - Another Historical Night!
The Commonwealth Games and Pan Pacific Games national teams will not be announced until after Saturday evenings final session, but Keyano is closing in on placing its first swimmer on a senior nationa...
Apr 3, 2014 - Commonwealth Games Trials - Day 2 - Club Records and Gold Medals continue
On Day 2 of the Commonwealth Games and Pan Pacific Games Trials, there were 5 Keyano swimmers in the Finals. Paige Kremer and Fionnuala Pierse started off the evening with the 100 Freestyle. Paige q...
Apr 2, 2014 - Commonwealth Games Trials - Day 1 - Bears win 3 events!
The highest-level Canadian competittion of the year is the 2014 Commonwealth and Pan Pacific Games Trials. At this 4-day selection trials, 500 of Canada's best swimmers have come to Victoria, BC to co...
Mar 30, 2014 - Can-Am Para-Swimming Championships - Keyano Bear shines
One Keyano swimmer travelled down to Miami, Florida to compete in the Can Am Para-Swimming championships. The Can Ams are the Canadian and American co-championships for athletes with a disablity. Am...
Mar 22, 2014 - Grizzly Cup Highlights
Over 120 bears competed in the 1 day Grizzly Cup at Boonie Doon pool on Saturday. This was an awesome meet to finish off the short course season with many strong swims coming from our youngest bronze ...
Mar 16, 2014 - Alberta Open 2 - Keyano wins 2nd straight Alberta Open
The Alberta Open 2 was in our own backyard this weekend, with 45 swimmers competing for Keyano at the Kinsmen Centre in Edmonton, March 15-16. This competition was a final performance for our age grou...
Mar 9, 2014 - Alberta Age Group Championships "Day 3"
Edmonton Keyano Swim Club took second place in the Men's, Women's and overall categories after Sunday finals session ended at the Alberta Age Group Championships. Leading the way were Josh Nordst...
Mar 8, 2014 - Alberta Age Group Championships "Day 2"
Records fall during Saturday night finals. Keyano Bears are sitting in second place overall after the finals on Saturday night which saw Provincial records broken by Ellie Maradyn in the 11-12...
Mar 7, 2014 - The Bears Make Swimming Canada News
Please follow this link to see what Swimming Canada had to say about The Bears performance at Westerns last month!! https://www.swimming.ca/NewsArticle.aspx?newsid=4057
Mar 7, 2014 - Aberta Age Group Championships "Day 1"
Bears swim to Gold at Age Group Championships Our Keyano Bears are second overall after the first night of finals at the Alberta Age Group Trials here in Calgary. Leading the way was Ell...
Feb 24, 2014 - Alberta Regional AG Trials - Bears Are Champs!
Olivia Brendzan led the Keyano Bears squad with wins in the girls 10 and under 200 free and 100 IM, adding a silver medal in the 50 breast on a night of great swims by our EKSC swimmers. Catriona Carm...
Feb 24, 2014 - Alberta Regional AG Trials - Bears On The Podium!
Our Keyano Bears swam to several podium finishes tonight at the Alberta Age Group Trials North. Event winners in the 200IM were Olivia Brendzan (10 and under girls) and Maya Gorgichuk (13-14 girls). O...
Feb 20, 2014 - New Club and Provincial Records
Over the 4 day meet at the Western Championships, 13 club records were broken. We also had 1 record tied. Congratulations to the following swimmers for setting new records: 15-17 Male 200 Fly 2:03...
Feb 16, 2014 - Western Canadian Championships - FINAL - Keyano Tops In Canada!!!
Keyano has just won the Women's, Men's and Overall team banners!! Keyano won all 3 titles from both the Western Canadian Championships and the virtual East-West meet with combined results from the Eas...
Feb 16, 2014 - Winterfest Meet
80 bears competed at the Keyano hosted meet over the weekend at the Boonie Doon pool. This was a very important meet for the swimmers as they prepare for age group trials next week and age group provi...
Feb 15, 2014 - Western Canadian Championships - Day 2&3 - Keyano Continues Overall Team Lead
Keyano has continued to roll on the middle days of the Western Canadian Championships. After 3 days, Keyano has continued to lengthen its lead in Men's, Women's and Overall Team scores. Medal winners ...
Feb 13, 2014 - Western Canadian Championships - Day 1 - Keyano Leads Early
Keyano sent 34 swimmers to Western Canadian Championships in New Westminster, BC this weekend. Keyano finished 2nd overall in team points in 2013, and are looking to have another strong showing in 201...
Feb 9, 2014 - Feb 8-9 Fast Eddies Meet
39 swimmers from our Gold, Silver and Bronze groups represented the Keyano at the Fast Eddies Meet held at the University of Alberta this weekend. This was the 3rd meet in 4 weeks for some of these ...
Feb 3, 2014 - Alberta Open - Day 3 - Bears Win!!!
Edmonton Keyano came away from the 1st Alberta Open of the season with an overall team win this weekend. The final night topped off a successful weekend where the Bears earned 47, 49 and 51 Finals swi...
Feb 1, 2014 - Alberta Open - Day 2 - Bears Hold Overall Lead Into Final Day
Keyano's senior and top age group swimmers continued to roll at the Alberta Open on Saturday, earning a further 49 finals swims to the 47 swims on Friday night, and matching Friday with 21 A finals qu...
Feb 1, 2014 - 10 & Under Series - Recap
We had a whole bunch of swimmers swim best times, coming back to the tables with ribbons and big smiles on their faces. Coaches worked well as a team to make sure no swimmers missed their races. S...
Jan 31, 2014 - Alberta Open - Day 1 - Bears Take Early Lead
Keyano travelled down to Calgary for the first senior Alberta Open meet of the season. 37 swimmers made the trip to the 3-day event. After day 1, Keyano took an early lead on the team scores, leading ...
Jan 19, 2014 - Blue Bears- Day 3 Highlights
Keyano continued to roll on Sunday, with 175 swimmers combining for 266 more swims in either the Time Final young-guns session or the older Finals. The young-guns winners / top medallists were: Eric...
Jan 19, 2014 - Blue Bears- Day 3 Group Highlights
The following are a few more highlights as described by a few of our coaches (in each of their own ways :)) : Royal Glenora : Some more best times for our RGC Gold Group: Sebastian Gongerich ? 200fr...
Jan 18, 2014 - Blue Bears - Day 2 Group Highlights
The following are a few more highlights as described by a few of our coaches (in each of their own ways :)) : Youth Development : Nathan Versluys for breaking 5 minutes in his 400 Free (4:59). Nath...
Jan 18, 2014 - Blue Bears - Day 2 Highlights
With 175 swimmers racing, Keyano had 273 races between the young-guns session and the older Finals session. That meant we had a lot of racing for the win today. In the young-guns session, our winner...
Jan 17, 2014 - Bears posting great results
Keep up to date with our Bears as they compete in Australia. For results of the Victoria State Championships go to http://liveresults.swimming.org.au/VIC/2014VicOpenChamps/ Keep up with US Grand Pri...
Jan 17, 2014 - Blue Bears - Opening Day!!
We're off! Over 175 Keyano swimmers are in the Blue Bears Invitational this weekend at the Kinsmen Sport Centre in Edmonton. The meet is one of Keyano's major host events, and is the New Year kickof...
Jan 16, 2014 - Over 175 Bears competing this weekend all over the world!
This weekend our club will kick off the 2014 racing season with a bang. Good luck to all Bears competing at home, as well to Lili Margitai and Paige Kremer competing at the Victoria State Open in A...
Jan 11, 2014 - Bears Return home after a successful Training Camp
The Bears returned home today after a very successful two week training camp in sunny Palm Desert, California. Our team took the opportunity to get in some much needed training to jump start our next ...