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Dec 5, 2014 - PCS XMAS Cracker Meet
43 swimmers are in Victoria this weekend competing in the PCS Xmas Cracker meet. Day 1 A very strong first day with many best times all around. The bears represented very well in the 200 free event...
Nov 2, 2014 - Poppy Invitational Meet
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 - 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...
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...
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 13, 2014 - Alberta Age Group Trials day 1
18 Bears representating Keyano at Age Group Trials in Ft McMurray. All were fantastic on day 100fly finals will have 7 Bears competing with Sidartha and Emma C. ranked 1st after pre-lims, Conor O'Croi...
Jun 13, 2014 - GO BEARS!
Good luck to all our Bears competing this weekend! We have a squad competing in Phoenix at the Phoenix Summer Invitational, a squad competing at the Age Group Trials in Fort McMurray, and Rachel Mar...
Jun 10, 2014 - Freeze or Fry Meet Recap
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 - 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...
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
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 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 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 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 ...
Dec 16, 2013 - Meet Report - Cascade Age Group Challenge
35 swimmers and 4 coaches braved the icy roads to compete at the 2013 Cascade Age Group Challenge in Calgary. In addition to a host of Best Times swam at the meet, in three days of competition our sw...
Dec 15, 2013 - Bears finish jr international meet with more medals and records
Sunday finals saw some very good swimming for our Bears. Highlights included: Gold medal and new club record for Lili Margitai in 100 fly (100.12) as well as gold in the 200 free. Silver medal for So...
Dec 15, 2013 - Bears continue to excel in Portland
Our Bears continued with some excellent performances at one of the best Junior meets being held in North America. Highlights for day included three new club records, two provincial records, one gold...
Dec 13, 2013 - Bears swimming great in Portland
Our Bears are doing some great swimming at the Thunderbolts Junior International Swim Meet being help in Beaverton, Oregon. This meet is one of the fastest Junior Meets in the world with teams from...
Dec 8, 2013 - Meet-report- PCS Xmas Cracker
35 Swimmers competed at the PCS Xmas Cracker meet in Victoria,BC from December 6-8. The coaches were very impressed with the swimmers ability to race fast in morning sessions securing themselves many...
Dec 1, 2013 - Meet Report - JP Fiset Final Report
Edmonton Keyano finished off the JP Fiset Invitational with the overall team title. The team win had a lot to do with the size of team we had signed up to participate: 113 swimmers in all competed ove...
Nov 29, 2013 - Meet Report: JP Fiset Day 1&2
After 2 of 4 days at the JP Fiset Invitational, the Edmonton Keyano Swim Club has a made a strong impression on the meet. Keyano has 113 swimmers in attendance - a huge group of swimmers and a really ...
Nov 26, 2013 - Bears swim great at Canada Cup this past weekend
Congratulations to our Bears swimmers who swam at the Canada Cup in Toronto this past weekend. Keyano Swimmers included Fionnula Pierse, Nick Kostiuk, Eryn Weldon, Nadine Williams, and Nicole Lachanc...
Nov 26, 2013 - City of Edmonton Salute to Excellence Recognition
Salute to Excellence Recognition On Monday, November 25th a number of our swimmers were congratulated at a City of Edmonton event that recognizes individuals who excel in the areas of sport, arts and ...
Nov 4, 2013 - Meet Report- Poppy Invitational
115 Bears attended the Silvertide Poppy Inivitational over the weekend at the Kinsmen Sport Centre. There was a great presence felt from all our swimmers from the Bronze swimmers up to the Provincial ...
Nov 3, 2013 - Meet Report - CASCADE SPEED MEET - Final Recap
The final half of the Cascade Speed Meet in Calgary saw the Bears continue their successful competition. The highlight of Saturday night was Ellie Maradyn's Provincial Record in the 200 Breaststroke. ...
Nov 1, 2013 - Meet Report - CASCADE SPEED MEET - Day 1
44 Bears headed down to Calgary on Thursday for the first top-end competition in the Province this season. The Cascade Speed Meet is a A-Provincial-level competition, where our National, Youth Champio...
Nov 1, 2013 - Meet Report - CASCADE SPEED MEET - Day 1
44 Bears headed down to Calgary on Thursday for the first top-end competition in the Province this season. The Cascade Speed Meet is a A-Provincial-level competition, where our National, Youth Champio...
Oct 27, 2013 - Bears in Saskatoon
Josh Nordstrom lead the way for the Keyano's with a winning performance in the 11-12 boys 100m breastroke. Josh touched at 1:29.70 for the win and a new personal best time, faster again than his morni...
Sep 22, 2013 - Bears recognized at Swim Alberta Awards Celebration
The Bears had a came home with a number of awards this past weekend at the annual Swim Alberta Awards Celebration. Winning awards were: Nadine Williams - Open Water Swimmer of the Year Chris Nelson ...
Sep 3, 2013 - Head Age Group Coach Announcement 2013/14 Season
Edmonton Keyano Swim Club announces hiring of Alex Wallingford as new Head Age Group Coach The Edmonton Keyano Swim Club is pleased to announce the hiring of Alex Wallingford as its new Head Age...
Sep 3, 2013 - Margitai and Saroukian finish strong at World Junior Championships
Our very own Sophia Saroukian and Lili Margitai finished off their 2012-2013 season recently at the World Junior Swimming Championships in Dubai, UAE. They swam to some fine performances at the end...
Aug 9, 2013 - Bears lead Team Alberta at Canada Games
Edmonton Keyano Swim Club was well represented at the Canada Games in Sherbrooke, Quebec. Team Alberta finished 2nd overall and came home with 52 medals. Our Bears contributed to 12 of these! Cong...
Aug 8, 2013 - Bears proudly represent Canada at World Aquatic Championships
The Edmonton Keyano Swim Club was well represented in the pool at the recent World Aquatic Championships in Barcelona, Spain. Richard Funk swam to 22nd place in both the 50m and 100m breaststroke even...
Jul 29, 2013 - Bears bring home a total of 30 medals from 2013 CAG's
The Bears finished off the 2013 CAG championships with a medal total of 30 over the 5 and a-half days of competition. Keyano swimmers continued racing to personal bests and earning medals at the end ...
Jul 28, 2013 - World Championships Results: Open Water
Keyano Swimmer Nadine Williams finished her final race yesterday, competing in both the 10km and 25km open water events at the 2013 FINA Aquatic World Championships in Barcelona, Spain. This was Nadin...
Jul 27, 2013 - Bears claw their way to 6 more medal's at 2013 CAG's
After another night of racing, Keyano has come away with 6 more medals at the 2013 Canadian Age Group Championships. The Bears had several tough races tonight, but managed to claw their way to 6 more...
Jul 26, 2013 - Bears continue medal Maul at 2013 CAG's!
Day 3 at the 2013 Canadian Age Group Championships saw the Bears continue to Maul the competition. Keyano swimmers kept up their almost continuous presence on the podium with another 6 medals today. ...
Jul 25, 2013 - More Medals on Day 2 at CAG's
Day 2 at the Canadian Age Group Championships in Montreal saw the Bears increase their medal haul with some very exciting races. Keyano?s first 3 races of finals led to gold medals, causing clubs fro...
Jul 24, 2013 - Day 1 at Canadian Age Group Championships
The first day of competition at the Canadian Age Group Championships in Montreal saw Keyano get off to a fantastic start to the meet. The Bears ended the day with a total of 7 medals and 13 top 10 fin...
Jul 21, 2013 - Bears win 2 gold and win Women's team title at Summer Nationals
The Bears only got better everyday of the meet and surged ahead to win the overall Women's Team Title and place 2nd in the overall points race at Summer Nationals in Pointe Claire. The fourth day of...
Jul 20, 2013 - Bears win three silver medals on Day 3 of Summer Nationals
Our team only gets better with each day of racing winning three silver medals on day 3 in Pointe Claire. Our three medals came from: Kier Maitland - 400 free Lili Margitai - 100 fly Womens relay (Marg...
Jul 19, 2013 - More Gold for Bears on Day 2 of Summer Nationals
Day 2 was a great day for the Bears at Summer Nationals highlighted by a gold medal swim for Nick Kostiuk in the mens 100m breaststroke. The Bears, with swimmers Funk, Baumann, and Kostiuk are simp...
Jul 18, 2013 - Strong start for Bears at Summer Nationals
The Edmonton Keyano Swim Club is being represented by thirteen swimmers this weekend at the Canadian Summer Nationals being held in Pointe Claire, Quebec. Day one saw our team win 2 medals - Kier Mait...
Jul 12, 2013 - Richard Funk places 8th in Kazan!
Congratulations to Richard Funk for his 8th place finish in the 100 Breastroke at the World University Games taking place in Kazan, Russia. Richard also swam to a 13th place finish in the 200 Bre...
Jul 7, 2013 - Broken Records at Day 3 of Alberta Provincials
Day 3 at the Alberta Provincial Championships saw Keyano solidify its 2 nd place position in both the Age Group and Senior sides of the meet. Amongst the many exciting prelims and finals performances...
Jul 5, 2013 - Keyano Excites at Day 1 of Alberta Summer Provincials
The Bears got off to an exciting start on Day 1 of Alberta Summer Provincials, being held at the Kinsmen Sports Centre. With 87 swimmers representing Keyano, the Bears rocketed off the blocks to get...
Jul 2, 2013 - Keyano Spotlight - Jesse Power
Jesse Power joined Keyano this season, and swims for the Bonnie Doon satellite program under coach Stefan Lau. CTV news recently caught up with Jesse, who has limited range of motion in his body due t...
Jul 2, 2013 - Keyano Spotlight - Nick Kostiuk & Ashton Baumann in Mission Viejo
Here are 2 videos recently posted to YouTube from the Mission Viejo Swim Meet of Champions. Keyano recently sent a small team of swimmers down to one of the fastest meets in North America, where Nick ...
Jun 28, 2013 - Provincial And Youth Development At The Leg
After 4 gruelling workouts to start the week and a killer dryland session running stairs in the river valley on Friday, the Provincial and Youth Development Groups took a quick jog the rest of the way...
Jun 24, 2013 - 35th Anniversary - A Huge Success!
On Sunday, June 23rd, 2013, Keyano hosted its 35th Anniversary at a banquet at the Derrick Golf & Country Club in Edmonton. In attendance were many of the club founders, former Olympic Team members, f...
Jun 20, 2013 - Keyano Spotlight: This time "Keyano" is the News
The Edmonton Keyano Swim Club was back in the news this week on Global TV, but this time not just to cover the 3 Keyano swimmers heading off to the 2013 World Championships. With Keyano's 35th Anniver...
Jun 19, 2013 - Good Luck to Coach Scott in Victoria!
Good Luck to Coach Scott Wilson who has accepted a coaching position with the Victoria Academy of Swimming. It is a great opportunity for Scott. Scott will start his new position in September of 2...
Jun 18, 2013 - Club-Wide Thank You to Mark Phillips
It is with a great deal of thanks and gratitude for his many years of service, that we would like to announce Coach Mark Phillips has decided not to return to coaching in 2013-14. Mark has been a ...
Jun 14, 2013 - Meet Report: Age Group Trials - Day 1
Keyano has 33 qualifiers in Calgary this weekend for the kick-off Provincial meet of the Long Course season. Age Group Trials is the introductory Provincial meet, for which swimmers must qualify with ...
Jun 11, 2013 - Meet Report: SMOC - 'Mission' Accomplished!
This past weekend the Bears had 10 swimmers at the TYR Fran Crippen Swim Meet of Champions, hosted by the Mission Viejo Nadadores Swim Club. Our team swam awesome and posted many in-season and lifeti...
Jun 10, 2013 - Meet Report: Red Deer Freeze or Fry
Red Deer Freeze or Fry 50 swimmers were in Red Deer this weekend for the Freeze or Fry meet. Conditions were less than ideal with lightning delays on the first day and a mix of sun and rain all w...
Jun 7, 2013 - Meet Report - Mission Viejo SMOC Day 1/2
Several swimmers from the National Group are in Mission Viejo, California this weekend for one of the fastest preparatory swim meets in the USA. Their goal is to follow up their performances from Mel ...
Jun 2, 2013 - Meet Report - CSI Day 4 (final day)
We finished a great meet in Calgary at the CSI Invitational, with another slough of best times and big step ups in finals. Overall, the Keyano coaches were very pleased with the team. Sunday morning s...
Jun 1, 2013 - Meet Report - CSI Day 3
3 great days in the books at the CSI Invitational in Calgary! The Bears continued their great meet, with a couple of new age group championships qualifiers, and more great step ups for best times and ...
May 31, 2013 - Meet Report - CSI Day 2
Day 2 was amazing for the Bears! So many great swims, we can only attempt to cover them for you: The 200 free relays led off the evening, and the 11-12 girls pulled out a silver in a tight battle for ...
May 30, 2013 - Meet Report - CSI Day 1
32 swimmers are in Calgary this weekend for the Cascade Speed International (CSI). It's one of the fastest age group meets in Alberta, and has qualifying standards that are faster than our Alberta A t...
May 29, 2013 - Keyano Spotlight - Ashton Baumann in the news
Ashton Baumann is in the news again, as word spreads of both his moving to Edmonton to pursue his career in swimming with the Edmonton Keyano Swim Club and his preparation for the upcoming 2013 FINA A...
May 27, 2013 - Bears race to 5th at Mel Zajac Jr. International
Sixteen Keyano swimmers took part in the Mel Zajac Jr. International competition this past weekend. Twelve of those swimmers were competing for Keyano, while four others went as part Alberta?s Canada...
May 26, 2013 - Meet Report: Silver Cup Day 2
Keyano Bears continued with a majority of personal best times on Sunday at the Silver Cup Invitational. Coaches from all of our satellites were very pleased with swimmers' performances, especially the...
May 25, 2013 - Meet Report: Silver Cup Day 1
The Silver Tide-hosted Silver Cup Invitational got underway on Saturday, with over 90 Keyano Bears swimming in the meet. Many Bears were looking for another chance at A-times and MQT-times, and fine-t...
May 24, 2013 - Keyano Spotlight: Christy Wright in the news
Edmonton Keyano swimmer Christy Wright trains out of the Confederation satellite program, and is one of many bright future stars for our club. Christy marks a change in club dynamics this season as th...
May 24, 2013 - Keyano Spotlight: Introduction to Ashton Baumann
Global Edmonton News was at the Kinsmen Sport Centre this week to do a spotlight on Keyano's newest Canadian National Team member. Ashton Baumann moved to Edmonton from New Zealand following a success...
May 19, 2013 - Keyano Sisters Raise Nearly $7000 For Kids Help Phone At Sharkfest
Kiersten and Analea Zimmermann's fundraising adventure culminated this weekend with the Sharkfest open water swim from the former prison island of Alcatraz to the mainland of San Francisco, California...
May 3, 2013 - EKI - Bears show speed at EKI
This weekend, Keyano hosts it's annual Edmonton Keyano International swim meet, with team's from all over western Canada and some from the U.S. competing at the Kinsmen Centre. DAY 3 & 4 (scroll down ...
Apr 29, 2013 - Sharkfest 2013
SHARKFEST 2013 Analea and Kiersten Zimmermann are travelling down to San Francisco on May 19, 2013 for an annual open water swim from the Island of Alcatraz to the shore of San Francisco. The two Keya...
Apr 28, 2013 - Swim with the Stars - this Wednesday
On Wednesday, May 1, we will be running our always popular "Swim with the Stars" event. During Swim with the Stars our more experienced Keyano swimmers and coaches will be working with our young sw...
Apr 13, 2013 - Open Water 10km World Trials - Nadine Williams Qualifies For Barcelona!
Edmonton Keyano swimmer Nadine Williams has qualified for the 2013 FINA World Championships thanks to a 24th overall placing at the Open Water 10km Canadian trials in Cozumel, Mexico. The trials took ...
Apr 11, 2013 - Open Water 10km World Trials - Preview
The 4th stop on the 2013 FINA World Cup 10km circuit is in Cozumel, Mexico this Saturday, April 13th at 10:00am local time (9:00am in Edmonton). This race will be used as the World Championships Trial...
Apr 8, 2013 - Far Western Championships
After 10 days of training, and 4 days of competition, the Bears have finished up their California adventure. With some good training, and fun memories behind them, the Keyano swimmers who travelled s...
Apr 6, 2013 - World Trials Wrap Up
The World Trials ended with some made for TV Drama when Richard Funk and Ashton Baumann tied for first place in the mens 200m breaststroke. It looked like a swim off to make the team was in the card...
Apr 5, 2013 - Day 2 at Far Western Championships
The 2nd day of racing at the Far Western Championships had some very good results from Keyano. While it was still very tough to make finals in this fast meet, there were some notable swims in the pre...
Apr 4, 2013 - Far Western Championships - Day 1
The first day of competition at the Far Western Championships was a good one for Keyano swimmers. With everyone competing in cold and wet conditions, as well as their first yards racing experience,...
Apr 4, 2013 - Worlds Trials Day 2 - Funk qualifies for Worlds!
Day 2 was awesome for the Bears. Our highlight for today was Richard Funk's Gold medal performance in the 100m breaststroke, therefore, qualifying him for the Canadian National Team for the World S...
Apr 3, 2013 - Keyano swimmers make waves at Spring Camp
Nine Keyano swimmers (Aiyana Dryden, Claire Yurkovich, Jackie Tonn, Dolly Cepeda, Margaret Anderson, Lauren Grayston, Ellie Maradyn, Bryner Robinson, and Darian Zwaan) have made the trip down to Cali...
Apr 3, 2013 - Worlds Trials Day 1 - Strong finish for Bears
The Bears had 3 final swims today at the World SwimmingChampionship Trials being held in Victoria, BC. Our night sawDevon Bibault place 6th in the 200m fly, her best finish ever at aSr Nationals. The ...
Apr 1, 2013 - 16 Keyano teammates to compete at World Championships Trials
World Championships Trials are coming up this Wednesday, April 3rd through Saturday, April 6th, 2013 in VIctoria, BC. Winners and 2nd place finishers under the FINA World Championships Qualifying Stan...
Mar 20, 2013 - Silver and Bronze Shine at Time Trial
On Wednesday, March 20th, 2013, over 40 Silver & Bronze swimmers from all of the Keyano satellite programs came together at the Kinsmen Sport Centre for a fun racing experience. The event took place d...
Mar 8, 2013 - 8 Keyano Swimmers named to Provincial North Team
Congratulations to 8 Keyano Bears for their selection to the 2013 Alberta North vs South Team. Selections were based off of swims at the Alberta Age Group Provincials in Calgary last weekend. The top ...
Mar 3, 2013 - Meet Update: Age Group Provincials - Final
Keyano continued its great start to the meet throughout the weekend, holding onto a solid 2nd overall team finish (and 1st overall in female scoring). Keyano finished behind a strong University of Cal...
Mar 1, 2013 - Meet Update: Age Group Provincials - Day 1
57 Keyano swimmers have travelled down to Calgary for the Alberta Age Group Provincials, March 1-3, 2013. That number is a huge jump from the 32 kids at this same championship in 2012. After Day 1, Ke...
Feb 24, 2013 - Meet Update: Regional Age Group Trials - Final Day
The final day of competition at Alberta Regional Age Group Trials finished with 4 more Keyano swimmers qualifying for Provincials next weekend in Calgary. That brings the total number of new qualifier...
Feb 23, 2013 - Meet Update: Regional Age Group Trials - Day 2
The Bears struck again tonight at the Alberta Regional Age Group Trials. Saturday saw Keyano add another 4 qualifiers to the 5 from Friday's session. A total of 9 swimmers of the 40 Bears competing he...
Feb 22, 2013 - Meet Update: Regional Age Group Trials - Day 1
The Swim Alberta Regional Age Group Trials began tonight at Millennium Place in Sherwood Park, AB. It's the first Provincial-level meet for age group swimmers, and is the last chance qualifier for Alb...
Feb 16, 2013 - Day 3 at Western Canadian Championships
After three days of intense competition, Keyano still leads at the Western Canadian Championships. The Bears enjoyed another good day of racing in Saskatoon, maintaining their 60 point lead over the n...
Feb 15, 2013 - Bears Hold on to Lead at Western's
Day 2 at Western Canadian Championships saw Keyano hold on to the lead the swimmers established on Day 1. With 22 finals swims, the Bears had a fantastic night of racing. Almost all of the evenings...
Feb 14, 2013 - Bears take early lead at Western Canadian Championships
Keyano got off to a fast start at the Western Canadian Championships in Saskatoon. The Bears took an early lead in the meet, scoring 211 points on the first day with some very strong showings in th...
Feb 11, 2013 - 100+ Bears Swimming Fast!
Over 100 bears from the Satellite programs competed at the Vorgee and Fast Eddies meet over the past 3 days. Coaches were happy to see improvements of race execution from many of the swimmers. There...
Feb 4, 2013 - Bears Claim Provincial Title
The 2013 Alberta Senior Provincials in Lethbridge was a very good weekend for Keyano. The Bears went into the meet with 36 swimmers competing, and emerged victorious. After 3 days of tough swimming,...
Feb 2, 2013 - Day 2 at Senior Alberta Provincial Championships
Day 2 at the Alberta Senior Provincial Championships, saw Keyano continue to race well. The Bears earned another 4 gold medals, and expanded on their lead in the overall points race. Keyano now ho...
Feb 1, 2013 - 5 gold medals for Keyano at Senior Provincial Championships
The Bears got off to a good start this weekend in Lethbridge with 5 gold medals in the first day of competition at the Alberta Senior Provincial Championships. Keyano has 36 swimmers competing this...
Jan 27, 2013 - Nadine Williams shows good Open Water form at World Cup
Nadine Williams and coach Derrick Schoof returned from the 1st stop on the FINA 10km Open Water World Cup circuit in Santos, Brazil with smiles this week. Nadine finished the race in 20th place of 37 ...
Jan 26, 2013 - Nadine Williams to race 10-km in Santos, BRA
Nadine WIlliams and Head Coach Derrick Schoof are in Santos, Brazil this week for the 1st FINA World Cup 10-km Open Water race of the 2013 season circuit. This race kicks off a new quadrennial for swi...
Jan 21, 2013 - Keyano has a strong weekend at Blue Bears
Keyano swimmers had a great competition this past weekend at our own Blue Bears meet. Swimmers from all age ranges in the club swam very well and fast to dominate at our home pool. Over the weekend...
Jan 19, 2013 - Another club record for Margitai Down Under
Lili Margitai placed 6th in the girls 100m fly with a new club record for 15-17 girls with a time of 1:01.27. Lili is currently competing in Sydney, Australia at the Australian Youth Olympic Festiv...
Jan 18, 2013 - 5th place finish and new club record for Lili Margitai
Lili Margitai set another new club record for 15-17 yr old girls and placed 5th at the AYOF in the 100m freestyle in a time of 57.16. Congratulations, Lili! GO BEARS!
Jan 18, 2013 - Blue Bears Day 1
The 1st day of Keyano's Blue Bears swim meet got off to a fast start. With 140 Keyano swimmers competing, the distance events on Friday were a great start to the meet. Congratulations to Jennifer...
Jan 17, 2013 - Lili Margitai competes at AYOF
Lili Margitai is currently competing at the Australian Olympic Youth Festival as part of the Team Canada National Youth Team. Lili swam an awesome 200m freestyle and placed fourth with a time of 2:...
Jan 13, 2013 - Devon Bibault finishes Down Under with awesome performances
Devon Bibault has been competing in Australia at the New South Wales State Championships as part of the Team Canada Junior National Swim Team. Devon finished with 4 gold medal swims including finshing...
Jan 9, 2013 - National Group returns from successful Phoenix Training Camp
Head Coach Derrick Schoof, the Keyano National Group, and several invitees headed off to Phoenix, AZ on December 29th, 2012 for a training camp in the desert sun. The camp was tough, but given the ext...
Jan 3, 2013 - Celeste Lavallee - Sport Nutrition Clinic
On Thursday, January 3rd, 2013, the Provincial, Youth Development and Youth Championship groups took part in 2 sport nutrition clinics, each of which was geared to a particular age and stage of develo...
Jan 1, 2013 - Happy New Year!
Happy New Year to all of our members & staff! Thank you for choosing to be a part of our swimming family, and we wish you all the best in and out of the pool in 2013. Go Bears! CN
Dec 17, 2012 - Vorgee #2 Report
On Friday night, over 100 bears competed at the Vorgee #2 swim meet. This meet was a great opportunity for our younger swimmers to swim in some different events as well as get a chance to compete ag...
Dec 14, 2012 - Lili Margitai wins Victor Davis Memorial Award Award
Congratulations to Lili Margitai, who recently was one of 6 Canadian swimmers to receive the Victor Davis Memorial Award. More information can be found at https://www.swimming.ca/News.aspx# Congratul...
Dec 14, 2012 - Bears Competing at Pointe-Claire
Keyano has three Bears competing this weekend for Team Alberta at the Pointe-Claire Invitational in Montreal. Stuart Lau, Ryder McGinnis and Sophia Saroukian were chosen to represent Alberta based ...
Dec 14, 2012 - Day 2 at Pointe-Claire
The 3 Bears who traveled out east to represent Team Alberta are doing so with flying colours! Not only are the getting on the podium, but they are setting records and crushing best times in the pro...
Dec 11, 2012 - Bears Compete at Cascade Age Group Challenge
This past weekend 35 Bears took part in Cascade's Age Group Challenge. Over 600 athletes competed in the meet, making it a great opportunity for our swimmers to be exposed to a 'Big Meet' environ...
Dec 10, 2012 - Bears Crush at X-Mas Cracker
The Final Day of competition at this years X-Mas Cracker was great end to a very successfull meet. The weekend as a whole was fun time for the Bears. Coaches Scott and Chris were very happy with t...
Dec 9, 2012 - Bears roar on day 3 in Portland
The Paul Bergen Junior International ended with more great swims from our Bears. This was a great experience for the swimmers who came. They really needed to step up in the morning to make finals, a...
Dec 8, 2012 - Day 2 at PCS X-Mas Cracker
Day 2 at the PCS X-Mas Cracker was a great day for Keyano. Today's events saw the Bears competing in many different finals and posting quite a few best times. After a busy night of finals, Keyano is...
Dec 8, 2012 - Great day again for Bears in Portland
Day 2 saw more great swims for our Bears! We stepped up in the morning and all 4 swimmers made it back for second swims. We saw some nice drops for some new pbs. Highlights included: Chelsea Chan - ...
Dec 7, 2012 - Bears open up with Great swims at Paul Bergen Jr International
4 Bears are competing in one of the fastest Junior swim meets in Northa America. With many of the top Canadians, French, and Germans competing hard. Keyano saw great results today. Highlights incl...
Dec 7, 2012 - PCS X-Mas Cracker Day 1
This weekend in Victoria, Keyano has 26 Bears competing at the PCS X-Mas Cracker. Day 1 had Keyano off to a great start to the swim meet. With almost every Bear posting personal best times, as well ...
Dec 2, 2012 - Day 4 at JP Fiset
The JP Fiset wrapped up on Sunday night. Keyano finished the meet feeling great about their overall performances, and also about how well this meet sets up a large number of Keyano swimmers heading ou...
Dec 1, 2012 - Day 3 at JP Fiset
Day 3 was another strong one for the Keyano Bears, continuing with their flood of swims in finals. The atmosphere on deck has been very energetic, with many of the swimmers taking a strong interest in...
Nov 30, 2012 - Day 2 at JP Fiset
The first full day of racing at the JP Fiset swim meet saw of 80 Bears competing. The morning had quite a few exciting and well executed races, so many that Keyano ended up with 56 finals swims, mo...
Nov 29, 2012 - Distance Day at JP Fiset
Day 1 at the JP Fiset swim meet saw many Keyano swimmers compete in the distance events as well as the 4 x 100 Free relay. The meet opened with Keyano having 4 girls and 4 boys relay's all performing...
Nov 26, 2012 - Salute to Excellence - Keyano Swimmers Saluted
Edmonton Keyano Swimmers were recognized at the City of Edmonton's Salute to Excellence for their gold medal performances last season at a National level competition. Winners were: Rachel Maradyn, Stu...
Nov 26, 2012 - OSC 10 and Under Series Meet Report
The Bears competed in the OSC 10&under series this weekend in St. Albert. This meet displayed many of our swimmers development since our first meet of the season. Huge improvements were demonstrated...
Nov 24, 2012 - Keyano Club Banquet
The Edmonton Keyano Swim Club celebrated swimmers', coaches' and volunteers' achievements from its 34th season on Saturday. The 2011-12 competitive swimming season saw Keyano swimmers in contention fo...
Nov 6, 2012 - Poppy Invitational Meet Report
Good Morning Keyano families, This past weekend the Bears took to the pool in the 24 th Annual Poppy Invitational. The meet served as a great indication of the improvements made since the start...
Nov 4, 2012 - Cascade Speed Meet - Day 3
The Bears wrapped up their first 3-day travel meet of the season with a lot of swims in Finals. Every event was chocked full of EKSC swimmers, and a high percentage of those were age group winners. He...
Nov 3, 2012 - Cascade Speed Meet - Day 2
Day 2 at the Cascade Speed Meet saw more great swimming from our Keyano Bears. With it being the 1st night of finals, the Bears did a phenomenal job of improving on their prelims swim. The Bears ha...
Nov 2, 2012 - Cascade Speed Meet - Day 1
Day 1 in Calgary had some excellent swimming for the Bears. Friday evening marked the start of our first travel competition of the season, and we had 12 girls in the 800 Freestyle and 6 boys in the 15...
Oct 29, 2012 - Keyano Swimming Events - Mon Oct 29 to Sun Nov 4
As we enter the month of November, we are also entering a busier time of year. To help parents and swimmers to find information regarding upcoming swimming events, here are some important links. Links...
Oct 21, 2012 - Oktoberfest + Vorgee = Fun Start to Season
This past weekend saw almost 200 Keyano Bears competing at the Kinsmen sport centre for the first time this season. It was great to see so many athletes proudly wearing Keyano colors and swimming wel...
Oct 17, 2012 - Swimming with the Stars! - Recapped
On Wednesday, October 19th, Keyano hosted its first Swimming With the Stars event of the season. Our top Keyano Senior National and Age Group National swimmers came in to bump shoulders and teach the ...
Oct 14, 2012 - Keyano Bears at the Provincial Stroke Camps
The Alberta Provincial Stroke Camps took place on October 12-14 right here in Edmonton. Swimmers were selected for this camp based on performances at last summer's Canadian Age Group Nationals and Sen...
Oct 11, 2012 - The Bears Go Rock Climbing
Over the weekend, 30 Keyano swimmers took part in a fun Team Building activity at the Vertically Inclined Rock Gym. It was a fun time had by all (even Coach Derrick scaled some walls!), with lots of B...
Sep 28, 2012 - Keyano Wins At Swim Alberta Awards Banquet
Edmonton Keyano coaches Derrick Schoof, Chris Nelson and Desmond Lam were in Calgary with swimmer Sophia Saroukian for the Alberta Coaches Conference and Awards Banquet on Friday. Sophia, Derrick and ...
Sep 28, 2012 - Keyano Named Top Senior Club At Swim Alberta Awards
The awards continue for the Bears at the Swim Alberta Awards Banquet. The Edmonton Keyano Swim Club won top honours in taking the Top Senior Club banner at the Swim Alberta Awards Banquet. Keyano won ...
Sep 15, 2012 - Keyano Coaches Hit The Water
The entire Edmonton Keyano coaching staff got together from 9am to 4pm on Saturday, September 15th at the Kinsmen Sport Centre. 35-years-experience age group coach Lorna Snow from Calgary ran a 7-hour...
Aug 27, 2012 - Jr. Pan Pacific Championships Day 4
The last day of competition at the 2012 Jr. Pan Pacific Championships saw some very fast racing, including a world record attempt from a Japanese swimmer in the men's 200 breastroke. Akihiro Yamagu...
Aug 26, 2012 - Jr Pan Pacific Championships Day 3
Day 3 at the Jr Pan Pacific Championships was a very good day for the Keyano swimmers on the team, with both girls qualifying for an "A" final. Sophia Saroukian started the day off by beating a 29 ye...
Aug 25, 2012 - Jr. Pan Pacific Championships Day 2
Day 2 in Hawaii saw some more great performances from our Bears. With both girls swimming the 100 free, Sophia Saroukian posted a personal best time of 59.37, and Lili Margitai swam to a time of 57....
Aug 24, 2012 - Jr. Pan Pacific Championships Day 1
Day 1 at the 2012 Jr Pan Pacific Championships in Pearl City Hawaii, saw our two Bears on team Canada swim very well. Lili Margitai swam the 200 free in a time of 2:03.27, equaling her best time. Sop...
Aug 4, 2012 - North American Challenge Cup Day 3 Report
Day 3 of the North American Challenge Cup had Ryder McGinnis in action in the 200 IM & 100 Br. Sick and battling a cold, he swam through the prelims and secured a lane for finals in the 100 Breast. ...
Aug 3, 2012 - North American Challenge Cup Day 2 Report
Day 2 at the North American Challenge Cup, was quick day for Ryder McGinnis only swimming the 200 Fly, posting a solid PB of 2:31.45. He is in action tomorrow in the 100 Breast, the competition should...
Aug 2, 2012 - North American Challenge Cup Day 1 Report
Day 1 of the North American Challenge Cup, had lots of excitement. Ryder McGinnis won the 200m Breaststroke in a time of 2:26.55 also touching faster than the Sr Nat Standard. Go Bears & Go Canada Go!...
Aug 2, 2012 - Bears On Deck at North American Challenge Cup
This week Canada has a team delegation at the North American Challenge Cup, being hosted in Edmonton. Ryder McGinnis was selected as the top 13-14 male to participate. The meet plays host to Mexico...
Jul 31, 2012 - Age Group Nationals Day 6 & Final Report:
Day 6 of this years Age Group National Championship, played host the open water competition which took place at Arbour Lake in Calgary. It was a great day and fantastic location for the race. We us...
Jul 30, 2012 - Summer Games Results
This past weekend we had bears competing at the Alberta Summer Games in Lethbridge. The day by day highlights are as follows. A big thank you to Christine and Ryan Reeves who kept the coaches at Ag...
Jul 29, 2012 - Age Group Nationals Day 5 Report:
Day 5, was a sluggish morning for the bears, on the fifth day of a marathon meet, the fatigue was evident, more so on the mental side than the physical, as the meet was clearly talking its toll. On t...
Jul 28, 2012 - Age Group Nationals Day 4 Report
Day 4 was a good day for the bears, we had a great morning session, some great best times in morning session. The kids stepped up and continued to move up in ranking and capatilized on out swimming t...
Jul 28, 2012 - Becker competing at Virginia Senior Champs
Good luck to Lauren Becker who is competing this weekend at the Virginia Senior Championship swim meet. After one session of swimming she has qualified for the finals of the 100 Breast with a time ...
Jul 27, 2012 - Age Group Nationals Day 3 Report:
Day 3 was a much better and more populated day for the bears. We had a good morning with lots of best times. We moved 6 kids through to finals, one of them a rookie, broke 1 club record, won 3 gold ...
Jul 27, 2012 - Bears on Deck at Alberta Summer Games
This weekend 4 Bears will be competing at Alberta Summer Games in Lethbridge. Good luck and fast swimming to Kennedy Reid, Jennifer Reeves, Riley Tajcnar, and Katelyn Whiteside! Go Bears!
Jul 26, 2012 - Age Group Nationals Day 2 Report:
Day 2 was a bit of a slow day for the bears, but despite 8 hour prelim sessions and a few mistakes the day had its moments and good ones. So far this has been a great learning experience for all in a...
Jul 25, 2012 - Age Group Nationals Day 1 Report:
Age Group Nationals Day 1 Report: Day 1 was a solid start for the Bears at the 2012 AGN in Calgary. The morning had several good swims, we had 5 finals spots and 4 medals. Here are some of the resu...
Jul 24, 2012 - Bears on Deck!
This week and week end 27 Bears are in action at the 2012 Age Group Nationals Championship in Calgary. Click here to follow the Bears through live results
Jul 22, 2012 - Double gold to conclude Summer Nationals
Our Bears stepped up with 2 gold medal swims tonight to conclude the 2012 Summer Nationals. Richard funk won the mens 200m breaststroke in a time of 2:13.90 and Kier Maitland won the 1500 free in a t...
Jul 21, 2012 - 3 days 3 golds! (and a silver!)
Day 3 was awesome for our Bears! Congratulations to all our swimmers! Tonight we saw: Sophia Saroukian 6th in the 400 free with a pb of 4:21.79. Kier Maitland won silver in the 400 free with a pb o...
Jul 20, 2012 - More Gold for Bears on Day 2 of Summer Nats
Day 2 saw more gold for our Bears. In the 100m breastroke Richard Funk won gold in a time of 1:01.42. Well done Richard! Other notable swims: Lili Margitai 3rd in B final for 100 free with a time of...
Jul 19, 2012 - Day 1 is Golden for Bears
Day 1 at Summer Nationals started with a gold medal performance for Kier Maitland in the 800m freestyle with a time of 8:04.15. Nice job Kier! Other swims tonight: Devon Bibault moved up to 19th in t...
Jul 19, 2012 - Big day for Bears at Summer Nationals
The Bears started out the first day of Summer Nationals with some excellent heat swims. Tonight we will have 7 final swims! (6 A finals, and 1 B final) Tonight watch for Kier Maitland in the 200m and...
Jul 18, 2012 - Bears set to host and compete in 2012 Summer Nationals
Our Bears are on deck this weekend at the 2012 Canadian Summer Nationals. Keyano will be represented by 11 of our top swimmers this weekend. Please come out and watch for them in action! The meet ru...
Jul 9, 2012 - Bears Finish 2nd at Provincials!
Keyano finished off the Alberta Age Group and Senior Provincials with a fantastic night of racing. Going into the evening session trailing UCSC, the Bears put in a great effort falling just short of ...
Jul 7, 2012 - Bears going strong at Provincials!
The Bears continued their strong showing at Alberta Age Group and Senior Provincials on day three of the competition with the most individual final swims yet, 73. With Keyano getting stronger as th...
Jul 6, 2012 - Bears stepping up on Day 2 of Provincials
Day 2 at the Alberta Age Group and Senior Provincials was an exciting day for the Bears. It was a prelim session that didn?t have traditionally fast events for Keyano, yet the Bears produced 55 fin...
Jul 5, 2012 - Great start at Alberta Age Group and Senior Provincials
The first day of competition at the Alberta Age Group and Senior Championships saw the Bears get off to a flying start. Both the 14 and under, as well as the Senior sides of the meet are providing ...
Jun 20, 2012 - Congratulations to former Keyano Head Coach Dave Johnson
Last night at the Edmonton Salute to Excellence HAll of Fame ceremony, former Keyano Head Coach Dave Johnson was inducted into the Edmonton Sports Hall of Fame. Dave joined Keyano following the 1978 ...
Jun 15, 2012 - New Coach Hired for 2012-2013 Season!
June 15, 2012 - Edmonton, Alberta The Edmonton Keyano Swim Club is pleased to announce the hiring of Chris Nelson as its new Head Age Group Coach. Chris will begin his role on Sept 1, 2012. Curren...
Jun 13, 2012 - Congratulation Madison Marquez-Stricker, breaking a 35 year old 800m Record
Gallery: Edmonton Catholic Junior High track and field city championships Click here to look at some photos of the Edmonton Catholic Junior High track and field city championships at Foote Field in ...
Jun 13, 2012 - 5 Bears selected to Alberta Summer Games
This past weekend, 5 Bears swam at the Alberta Summer Games trials held at the Leduc Sports Complex. Four Keyano swimmers were selected outright to represent their region, Jennifer Reeves, Katelyn Wh...
Jun 11, 2012 - Bears Freeze and Fry!
This past weekend 39 Bears travelled down to Red Deer to compete in the 60th annual Freeze or Fry outdoor swim meet. Day 1 saw the swimmers dealing with a steady rain and a definite Freeze, with man...
Jun 7, 2012 - Swimming with the stars a huge success
Last night our Bears had a great experience and learned many fundamental skills from our top swimmers on the team. As the swimmers moved from station to station they worked on all 4 strokes as well a...
Jun 4, 2012 - Day 3 at Cascade Swimming International
The 3rd and final night of racing at the Cascade Swimming International swim meet saw the Bears show some real toughness and produce the best night of finals for the weekend. It was also a long day f...
Jun 2, 2012 - Day 2 at Cascade Swimming International
With two days of racing in the books, the Bears have shown some resiliency in their swims. Tonight's finals had the Bears competing in 25 races, and their was some real tough competing by Keyano. ...
Jun 2, 2012 - TOURNAMENT REPORT.....
TOURNAMENT REPORT..... It is 3 o?clock and the first annual EKSC ?AND A FUN TIME WAS HAD BY ALL? Golf Tournament is complete. Thanks to organizer, Coach Jason Chugh for arranging the outing. He sa...
Jun 1, 2012 - Day 1 at Cascade Swimming International
Day 1 fo swimming saw some interesting competition for the Bears at the Cascade Swimming International, with teams from Germany and Quebec adding some new competitors for our Keyano swimmers. The Be...
May 28, 2012 - New Qualifiers at Silver Cup!
Over 80 Bears swam this past weekend at the Silver Cup swim meet held at the Kinsmen Centre. The meet was important to many swimmers for various reasons. With all of Keyano using it as additional ...
May 27, 2012 - Great Meet for Bears at Zajac
The Bears had a great meet in Vancouver at the Mel Zajac Jr International Swim Meet over the weekend. We witnessed some amazing swimming by Australian, Korean, and Canadian Olympic Team Swimmers. We...
May 26, 2012 - Bears swimming well at Zajac Jr International
Our Bears are performing great in Vancouver at the Mel Zajac Jr International Swim Meet which includes Olympic Champions from around the world. Yesterday we won 3 medals including silver for Kier Ma...
May 20, 2012 - Day 3 at Hyack Festival AAA Youth Cup
Sunday wrapped up this year?s edition of the Hyack Festival AAA Youth Cup. Day 3 brought much of the same that we saw on days 1 & 2, the Bears raced well in the preliminary session, and those that ma...
May 19, 2012 - Day 2 at Hyack AAA Festival Youth Cup
Day 2 at the Hyack Festival AAA Youth Cup was a better day than day 1. The Bears had more finals swims on Day 2, and many of those final swims saw Keyano swimmers make improvements and positive chan...
May 18, 2012 - Day 1 at Hyack Festival AAA Youth Cup
Day one at the Hyack Festival AAA Youth Cup is in the books, and the Bears have gotten off to a good start. With 5 events being swum today, Keyano had at least one swimmer compete in each disipline...
May 17, 2012 - Bears on Deck!
Hello Keyano Members, This weekend, 20 Bears will be competing in New Westminster, BC, at the Hyack Festival AAA Youth Cup. With many racing opportunities, the Bears will look to continue a successf...
May 7, 2012 - VORGEE
The final Vorgee meet took place this past weekend with more great swims for the kids not attending the EKI. Swimmers from all levels stood up and raced hard in the two day meet gaining more experienc...
May 7, 2012 - Strong finish for Bears at EKI
Strong finish for Bears at EKI Keyano finished EKI on a strong note with many quality races on Sunday evening. Bear?s swimmers showed their toughness and resiliency by posting many best times and m...
May 6, 2012 - Two more meet records at EKI!
Another day of fast and tough racing by the Bears! With many Keyano swimmers returning to finals to swim two relays, as well as many individual finals, the Bears had quite a few gritty races. Best...
May 4, 2012 - New Meet Records at EKI
With two days of competition under their belts, Keyano has had a lot of good results, with many swimmers making finals and swimming to personal best times in a mix of strong and off events. The Bear...
Apr 15, 2012 - Excellent results for our Bears in Florida
Congratulations to Sophia Saroukian, Kyle Folk, and Lili Margitai who finished with many excellent swims at the NASA Showcase Classic in Clearwater, Florida. Our Bears finished with many medal perfor...
Apr 12, 2012 - Bears on Deck in Florida Swim Meet
Good luck to our Bears who are competing at the NASA Showcase Classic Swim Meet in Clearwater, Florida. Lili Margitai, Sophia Saroukian, and Kyle Folk are part of the Canadian Youth Prospect Team com...
Apr 4, 2012 - 3 Keyano Swimmers and 2 Keyano Coaches Selected for the 2012 NACC
3 Keyano swimmers and 2 Keyano coaches selected to Team Canada for the 2012 North American Challenge Cup. Congratulation to Ryder McGinnis, Lili Margitai and Sophia Saroukian for being selected to Tea...
Apr 3, 2012 - Olympic Trials wrap up
Day 6 of Olympic Trials ended with excitement for our Bears. In the finals, Fionnuala Pierse placed 8th in the women's 50m freestyle final and Kier Maitland finished with a silver medal in the men's ...
Mar 31, 2012 - Day 5 at Olympic Trials
Day 5 of Olympic Trials was another nail-biter as we watched more great action from Canadian swimmers. Our Bears had some good freestyle swims and we set some personal best times. In the 100 free ...
Mar 30, 2012 - Bears swim into the finals on Day 4
Today our Bears had a great day of racing. 3 swimmers made it into finals! Highlights from today inlcluded: Devin Bibault - 7th 200 fly (A final) (2:15.89) Rachel Maradyn - 10th in B final in 200m ...
Mar 29, 2012 - Bronze medal for Funk on Day 3 of Olympic Trials
Day 3 saw more exciting action for Canada and for our Bears. Richard Funk earned his second medal of the Trials winning bronze in the 200m breastroke in a pb time of 2:14.59. Congrats Richard! We al...
Mar 28, 2012 - Bears continue looking good on Day 2 of Olympic Trials
Day 2 was another strong day for our young swimmers at the Canadian Olympic Trials. Our team continues to move up the rankings in all of our races. Highlights from today: 100 back - Lauren Gillespi...
Mar 27, 2012 - Olympic Trials off to a great start!
On the first day of Olympic Trials, our Bears did some great swimming. We won two silver medals including Richard Funk's amazing silver medal performance in the 100m breaststroke (1:01.26finals/1:01...
Mar 20, 2012 - 4 Keyano Swimmers and 2 Keyano Coaches Selected to National Youth Team.
4 Keyano Swimmers and 2 Keyano Coaches Selected to National Youth Team. Congratulations to Lili Margitai, Sophia Saroukian, Ryder McGinnis and Kyle Folk for being selected to a National Youth Team com...
Mar 19, 2012 - Bears roar into Dino Cup
Nine young Keyano swimmers and two coaches made their way down to the University of Calgary pool this past weekend for Dino Cup. The two day road meet presented a new and different racing environment...
Mar 19, 2012 - OSC Double Double Meet wrap up
This past weekend some of our bears competed in the OSC Double Double meet. It was the first meet Long Course for most of our bears and although the pool looked really long they stood up and raced h...
Mar 18, 2012 - 2012 Spring Southern Zone South Sectionals Long Course Day 4 Deport
2012 Spring Southern Zone South Sectionals Long Course Day 4 Deport Day 4 saw more good swims and a good conclusion to the meet. This meet was about the learning opportunities first and the swimming ...
Mar 17, 2012 - 2012 Spring Southern Zone South Sectionals Long Course Day 2 Deport
2012 Spring Southern Zone South Sectionals Long Course Day 2 Deport Day 2 provided some good racing and better learning opportunities. Throwing these kids into an environment over their heads and tea...
Mar 17, 2012 - 2012 Spring Southern Zone South Sectionals Long Course Day 3 Deport
2012 Spring Southern Zone South Sectionals Long Course Day 3 Deport Day 3 was good for the Bears. The corrections that were provided to some of the lesson on day 1 started to display themselves. We ...
Mar 16, 2012 - 2012 Spring Southern Zone South Sectional Day 1 Deport
2012 Spring Southern Zone South Sectional Day 1 Deport Day one saw 3 individual swims from the bears, the distance events marked day 1. Results: W1500 Stephanie Myles 18:18.88 *PB M800 Dino Neimarlija...
Mar 14, 2012 - Bears on Deck!
Hello Keyano Members, This weekend 7 Bears are on deck at the USA Swimming Speedo Championship Series meet in Orlando. These swimmers have chosen to be apart of a great and extremely challenging exp...
Mar 12, 2012 - 2012 Age Group Provincials Day 3 & Final Report
Mar 10, 2012 - 2012 Age Group Provincials Day 2 Report
Mar 9, 2012 - 2012 Age Group Provincials Day 1 Report:
2012 Age Group Provincials Day 1 Report: Day one saw a great start to the day for the Bears. In the morning session, the Bears posted several best times and earned multiple final spots. Keyano trave...
Mar 8, 2012 - Bears on Deck!
Hello Keyano Members, This weekend 34 Bears are in action at the 2012 Alberta Age Group Provincial Championships. For live results click here GO BEARS!
Feb 26, 2012 - Bears finish strong at Age Group Trials
The final day of competition at the Alberta Age Group Trials saw the Bears continue theri successful ways. Keyano added another new "A" qualifier, bringing the total up to 4 new qualifiers. The Bea...
Feb 25, 2012 - Day 2 has two new Qualifiers!
Day 2 at Alberta Age Group Trials saw two more Keyano swimmers join Darian Chan as New "A" qualifiers. Meaghan Ure started the night off with an exciting victory in the 10 and under 200 IM, droppin...
Feb 24, 2012 - Age Group Trials Starts with a Bang
The first day of Age Group Trials saw the Bears start off very strong, with many best times, many Bears qualifying for finals, and a new "A" qualifier! Qualifying for finals tomorrow and Sunday night ...
Feb 19, 2012 - Bears finish strong at Westerns
The Bears ended the Western Canadian Championships with some more excellent performances. Highlights included: Gold for Lili Margiati in the 200m freestyle at 1:59.81 - New Club and Provicnial Reco...
Feb 19, 2012 - Additional 2012 Speedo Western Championships Day 4 Report:
Feb 18, 2012 - 2012 Speedo Western Championships Day 3 Report
2012 Speedo Western Championships Day 3 Report: Day 3 of the 2012 Speedo Western Championships was another good day for the bears posting a high rate of best times, winning several medals and breaki...
Feb 17, 2012 - 2012 Speedo Western Championships Day 2 Report:
2012 Speedo Western Championships Day 2 Report: Day 2 of the 2012 Speedo Western Championships continued with the momentum we had on day 1. The morning featured about half the bears in the prelim se...
Feb 16, 2012 - 2012 Speedo Western Championships Day 1 Report
2012 Speedo Western Championships Day 1 Report: Day 1 of the 2012 Speedo Western Championships got off to a great start posting 98% best times, attaining new standards, winning medals, breaking club ...
Feb 16, 2012 - Bears on Deck!
This week end 22 Bears will be on deck at the 2012 Speedo Western Championships. This is the largest group that Keyano has travelled with to the meet in the last 6 years. This year we added 12 new...
Feb 13, 2012 - New Qualifiers at Silver Tide Invitational
35 Bears took to the pool at Millennium Place this weekend for some fast swimming and good racing. The Bears performed well in what was mostly shorter events, as well as an event not usually seen i...
Feb 13, 2012 - OSC 10 and Under Meet
What a fantastic day of racing for our ten and under Bears at the 3rd OSC 10&U series meet. Although the meet was delayed, the Bears rallied to produce best time swims across the board. Most significa...
Feb 12, 2012 - Gold for Keyano at US Grand Prix
In the last individual event of the Missouri Grand Prix, Kier Maitland won gold in the men's 1500m freestyle with a time of 15:27.01. In a tight race Kier broke from the field at the 1200m mark to w...
Feb 11, 2012 - Bronze Medal for Maitland at US Grand Prix!
Day 2 of the Missouri Grand Prix proved exciting for the Bears as Kier Maitland won a bronze medal in the men's 400m freestyle in a time of 3:56.18. This is an excellent in-season performance. Other ...
Feb 10, 2012 - VORGEE #3 Our Bears shine!!!
With only a few weekends remaining to the provincial level meets our young bears once again stood up to swim at the Vorgee #3. There were tonnes of best times and improvements throughout the meet an...
Feb 10, 2012 - Keyano competes at US Grand Prix
This weekend our Bears are 1 of 116 teams competing at the Missouri Grand Prix in Columbia, Missouri. This is a great opportunity for us to get in some tough racing 6 weeks out of Olympic Trials. Day...
Feb 7, 2012 - Fast Eddies - Day 2
Keyano swimmers were really stepping things up on day 2 of Fast Eddies. Again we had meet records broken and new time standards achieved! The swimmers were looking great in the water and there was g...
Feb 5, 2012 - Fast Eddies - Speed on Day 1
Fast Eddies, The 1 st day of Fast Eddies was off to a great start with swimmers stepping up and racing fast! Many swimmers received many new best times and we even had 4 meet records broken! Go be...
Jan 30, 2012 - Bears finish Alberta Sr Champs in excellent form
Our Bears finished the Alberta Senior Champs with more great swimming. Highlights included: gold for Nick Kostiuk in the 200 breast (2:15.10), Gold for Kier Maitland in the 1500 free (15:09.42), si...
Jan 28, 2012 - More medals for Bears on Day 2 of Alberta Sr Champs
Our Bears stepped up tonight on Day 2 of the Alberta Senior Provincials with some more excellent in-season results. Highlights included gold for Nick Kostiuk (100 breast - 1:03.55), gold for Kier M...
Jan 28, 2012 - Bears dominate distance events of Day 1 of Alberta Sr Champs
Bears are racing fast at the Alberta Sr Provincials this weekend. All results can be found at http://results.teamunify.com/cnamac/ Highlights of Day 1 include gold for Sophia Saroukian in the 800 ...
Jan 17, 2012 - 2 gold on Final day of Al Soltis Memorial Meet for Lili
Lili Margitai ended her meet in Florida with 2 more gold in the 100 free (58.84) and 200 butterfly (2:22.98) events. Congratulations Lili. Lili will be training with Team Canada Youth squad until ...
Jan 16, 2012 - Blue Bears Final Day
The Blue Bears swim meet came to a close on Sunday evening with a large amount of finals swims from our Bears. Showing their toughness, Keyano swimmers kept up the pace of posting best times and swi...
Jan 16, 2012 - More Gold for Margitai in Florida
Lili Margitai won a gold medal in the girls 13-14 200m freestyle (2:07.73 LC) and a silver in the the 200m backstroke (2:26.31 LC) on Day 2 of the Al Soltis Memorial Meet in Clearwater Florida. Lili...
Jan 15, 2012 - 3 gold and Provincial record for Margitai in Florida
Lili Margitai won 3 gold medals convincingly at the Al Soltis Memorial Swim Meet in Clearwater, Florida. Lili won the 100 fly, 200 IM, and 400 freestyle events. In the process, Lili set a new club...
Jan 15, 2012 - Blue Bears Day 2
Day 2 of the Blue Bears swim meet saw Keyano continue to swim tough. The Bears had a large amount of finalists in all of the events, as well as some very fast 4x100 frestyle relays. Along with the...
Jan 13, 2012 - Bears on Deck!
This weekend 100 Bears will take to the pool as the annual Blue Bears competition is on this weekend. Click here for REAL TIME RESULTS Go Bears
Jan 13, 2012 - Blue Bears Day 1
The first day of the Blue Bears swim meet saw the distance events being run, and true to form, Keyano posted some impressive results. While we are still waiting for more official results, the followi...
Jan 13, 2012 - Lili Margitai Competes in Florida
Follow Lili as she represents the Canadian Youth National Team in Clearwatater Florida this weekend at the Al Soltis Memorial Swim Meet. Results and meet information can be found at: http://www.swi...
Jan 10, 2012 - Bears travel south for international competitions
Good luck to Lili Margitai and Chantell Widney as they both head south of the border to compete for Canada! Lili will represent Canada in Clearwater, Florida this weekend and take part in a Youth Na...
Dec 18, 2011 - Excellent finish for Bears at BC Seniors
The Bears finished off the BC Senior Championships (Long Course) in Vancouver with some great swims including: Lauren Gillespie re-qualified for Olympic Trials in 200 back with a time of 222.72 placi...
Dec 17, 2011 - Bears strong on Day 2 at BC Senior Champs
Day 2 was another good day for the Bears at the BC Senior Champs. This is our first Long Course meet of the year. Highlights included Kier Maitland coming in 5th in the 200m free with a time of 1:55....
Dec 17, 2011 - Bears Compete at Vorgee #2
The second meet in the Vorgee Novice series got off to a bit of a slow start, but our Keyano Bears stayed positive throughout as the meet picked up speed. We had a lot of swimmers step up to the b...
Dec 16, 2011 - Bears compete in BC
For the third weekend in a row of competition the Bears are in Vancouver, BC, competing at the BC Senior Long Course Championships. Many National Team swimmers are here racing and the Bears have st...
Dec 13, 2011 - Cascade Age Group Challenge
This weekend the Bears competed in the Age group Challenge in Calgary. This was a meet where some of our young stars got to experience a competition of heats and finals. Friday started with 100% be...
Dec 12, 2011 - Bears finish T-Hills in excellent form
Our Bears swam great at the Paul Bergen Junior International Swim Meet held this past weekend in Beaverton, Oregon. This meet is one of the fastest junior meets in the world. The last evening of raci...
Dec 11, 2011 - PCS Day 4 & Final Report
This brings to a close an 11 day racing cycle, that included 7 days of racing, 1 day of travel & 4 days of preparation. At the end of this cycle, we can look back at the last 11 days and see why crea...
Dec 10, 2011 - Bears making waves at PCS!
Day 2 at the PCS Christmas Cracker saw the Bears step up our game. Starting the day off with numerous best times, and continuing into finals with many swims, even more medals and standards achieved, ...
Dec 10, 2011 - Bears have another successful day in T-Hills
Day 2 highlighted by a Silver Medal Performance by Nick Kostiuk. Day 2 saw more excellent racing by our Bears. We swam to more best times, improved rankings, and final swims. The night was highlight...
Dec 9, 2011 - Bears roar at T-Hills
Bears step up at the Paul Bergen Jr International Meet in Portland, Oregon. Our Bears had a great day of racing with awesome swims all around. Congratulations to Rachel Maradyn for her new Club ...
Dec 9, 2011 - Bears Start PCS with a Splash!
Keyano began its first day at PCS Christmas Cracker with a splash, achieving new standards, winning multiple medals, and setting a meet record. Day one has the Bears off to a great start, and we will...
Dec 8, 2011 - Bears on Deck!
This weekend we have 60 Bears in action in three meets. The Pacific Coast Christmas Cracker in Victoria, BC. The Paul Bergen International in Portland, Or. and the Age Group Challenge in Calgary. Sta...
Dec 5, 2011 - Day 4 & Final Report JP Fiset
Day 4 & Final Report JP Fiset Day 4 of the JP Fiset meet wrapped up in good fashion with some more meet records and great swimming by the Bears. We saw some great swims, and we will look for these ...
Dec 3, 2011 - JP Fiset Day 3 Report
JP Fiset Day 3 Report Day 3 once again was a good day of performances for the Bears. Here are some of the highlights: Lili Margiati breaking the meet record in the 13-14 Girls 100 Free & 200 IM in a ...
Dec 2, 2011 - Day 2 Report JP Fiset
Day 2 Report JP Fiset Day 2 of the JP Fiset meet saw some great swimming in both prelims and finals. Despite putting in 12 weeks of hard work prior to the meet, the bears posted some great swims. C...
Dec 1, 2011 - Day 1 Report JP Fiset
Day 1 Report JP Fiset Day 1 of the JP Fiset meet saw some great swims by the Bears. Generally speaking the swimmers looked strong through the distance events. Some of the notable swims from day 1 i...
Nov 30, 2011 - OSC 10 & U Series #2 Meet Report
Hey everyone! The OSC 10 & U series #2 turned out to be another great swim meet for the 10 and under kids from all of our satellite pools! We saw a lot of best times from every swimmer which was a...
Nov 30, 2011 - Poppy Invitational Meet Report
Over the weekend of Nov. 19-20, the Bears competed at the Poppy Invitational swim meet here at Kinsmen. Keyano was out in full force with 89 swimmers, the most at the competition from any club. Th...
Nov 29, 2011 - Bears Honored at City’s Salute to Excellence Awards Gala
Bears Honored at City?s Salute to Excellence Awards Gala On Monday November 29, 10 bears where recognized by the mayor, other city officials and residents of the City of Edmonton for their achievement...
Nov 8, 2011 - Cascade Speed Meet Report
November 8, 2011 Cascade Speed Meet Report This past weekend, the Bears traveled to Calgary for the Cascade Speed Meet at the Talismen Centre. The meet was split into two sessions, with the Rocky...
Nov 7, 2011 - Bears swim hard at Penguins
This past weekend the Bears swam at Grant MacEwan in one of their first meets of the season. It was clear from the start that the club at all levels was working on Stroke improvement and making sure t...
Oct 30, 2011 - Saskatoon Goldfins Meet Report
Saskatoon Goldfins Meet Report: Over the course of the week-end of October 26, nineteen bears were in action in Saskatoon. The weekend was a great success as our first real competitive event of the y...
Oct 28, 2011 - Swimmers Compete in Saskatoon at GoldFins Meet- Live Results
Keyano swimmers will be competing in Saskatoon this weekend (Oct 28-30) at the Goldfins Invitational. For Live Results of all the action CLICK HERE
Sep 16, 2011 - 4 Keyano Swimmers Selected to Swimming Canada's 2011 LC ID Team
Congratulations to Lili Margitai, Devon Bibault, Sophia Saroukian & Richard Funk on being named to Swimming Canada?s ?2011 LC ID Team?. The ID Team selection is one initiative of the National Developm...
Aug 21, 2011 - Club Record for Devon Bibault!
Congratulations to Devon Bibault for breaking her own 15-17 Club record in the 100 Fly with a 1:01.79 in the Semi-Finals at the Junior World Swimming Championships in Lima, Peru. Devon beat her time ...
Aug 19, 2011 - Well done Kier and Richard!
After the final heat of the Men's 1500 Free last night, Kier Maitland's time from the morning earned him a top 8 finish. Well done Kier! Richard Funk swam his best relay split of 1:01.51 as part of ...
Aug 18, 2011 - Congratulations Devon Bibault!
Congratulations to Devon Bibault for her 7th place finish in the 200 Fly at the World Junior Championships in Lima, Peru! Devon dropped another second off her heat time to finish with a 2:14.12 . T...
Aug 18, 2011 - News Flash!
Richard Funk earned a spot in the finals of the Universiade Games as part of Canada's 4x100 MR. Canada was ranked 11th going into the heats and place 8th after a strong effort by the guys. Richard sp...
Aug 17, 2011 - News Flash!
Devon Bibault earned a spot in the Girls 200 Fly finals at the World Junior Swimming Championships in Lima, Peru. Devon swam to a 2:15.13 (PB) and is going in 7th in a very strong field for tonight's...
Aug 16, 2011 - News Flash!
From the 26th Universiade in Shenzhen, China. Richard Funk finished 11th again this morning in the 100 Breast in his second best time of 1:02.16. He moved up 5 spots and was the top 18 year old but f...
Aug 13, 2011 - News Flash!
Richard Funk raced to a best time in the Men's 200 Breast on Day 1 of the Universiade Games! Richard's time of 2:15.07 placed him 11th overall and moved him up six spots in the overall rankings. Ric...
Aug 7, 2011 - Day 3 Report - NACC
Day 3 results of the NACC meet have not been posted so we don't know how Mercedes Sloane and Ryder McGinnis did in their events yesterday. Please keep checking the results link to see how they perfor...
Aug 7, 2011 - Bears on Deck in Peru!
Devon Bibault and Patricia Pierse are in their final preparation at the Team Canada Prep Camp in Montreal for the 3rd World Junior Championships in Lima, Peru, August 16-21. Reports from Montreal ind...
Aug 6, 2011 - Bears on Deck in China!
Tomorrow morning Kier Maitland, Richard Funk and Steve Price leave for Shenzhen, China for the 26th Universiade Games. We fly to Vancouver, then Hong Kong and bus to Shenzhen, which will make for lon...
Aug 6, 2011 - Day 2 Report - NACC
Well done to Mercedes Sloane for being part of the winning 4x100 FR and 4x200 FR relays in the Girls 17-18 at the North American Challenge Cup in PV, MX. Mercedes also raced to a Silver in the 400 Fr...
Aug 5, 2011 - Day 1 Report - NACC
With the conditions less than "ideal" at the North American Challenge Cup in Puerto Vallarta , MX, (pool water at 30 C, an empty warm-down tank, no shade in hot humid weather, rain storms, bugs, mud...
Aug 5, 2011 - Day 1 & 2 Report USA Nationals
Coleman Allen is having a great meet so far at US Summer Nationals in Palo Alto, CA. On day one he swam to a best time in the 100 Back with a 58.99. On day 2, in one of his best events the 100 Fly, h...
Aug 3, 2011 - New EKSC Head Age Group Coach
I would like to announce that Scott Wilson will be taking over as the Head Age Group Coach for the Edmonton Keyano Swim Club for the 2011-12 season. Scott comes highly recommended and is currently w...
Aug 2, 2011 - Bear on Deck!
Good luck to Coleman Allen at USA Senior Nationals this week in Stanford, CA. Coleman will be racing for his USA Club Team (Spokane Area Swim Club) in the 200 Free, 100 Back, 100 Fly and 200 IM. All t...
Aug 2, 2011 - 2011 Canadian Age Group Nationals Day 5 & Final Report
Aug 2, 2011 - Bears on Deck!
Mercedes Sloane and Ryder McGinnis are off to Puerto Vallarta, MX today for the North American Challenge Cup. This will be Ryder's second time a this competition and Mercedes first. Mercedes is swim...
Aug 2, 2011 - News Flash - Keyano wins the OW Team Title on Day 6 of AGN!
Congratulations to the Keyano swimmers that took part in the 5 K Open Water race on the last day of Age Group Nationals. Their results earned them the 2011 Open Water Team Title and another Champions...
Aug 2, 2011 - Bear on Deck!
This Thursday to Sunday, Lauren Becker, representing her US Team (NOVA) from Virginia, will be racing at the Eastern Zone Sectionals in Pittsburg, PA. Lauren is swimming the 100, 200 Breast, 200, 400...
Jul 30, 2011 - Canadian Age Group Nationals Day 4 Report
Hello Keyano Members, From the deck at the end of day three, here is the story on the 2011 Age Group Nationals. The morning finally provided some cloud cover and a little reprieve from the heat, for ...
Jul 30, 2011 - Canadian Age Group Nationals Day 3 Report
Hello Keyano Members: Day four completed, and another good day under our belts: Here are the highlights from finals: 200 Breast Ryder McGinnis: National Age Champion 13 year old boys 2:27.05 Stuart La...
Jul 28, 2011 - Canadian Age Group Nationals Day 2 Report
Hello Keyano Parents, Day 2 was another good day for the Bears at the 2011 AGN Championship. The Bears swam well posting a very high percentage of best times today. Here are some of the highlights ...
Jul 27, 2011 - Canadian Age Group Nationals Day 1 Report
Hello Keyano Families, Here is a quick report from the deck on Day 1 at the 2011 AGN. The Bears in action today swam well posting 91% best times throughout the day. Here are some of the highlights fr...
Jul 26, 2011 - Bears on Deck!
Hello Keyano Members: This week, over the next six days, 21 Bears are in action in Montreal at the 2011 Canadian Age Group Nationals. A meet that plays host to the best age group swimmers in the coun...
Jul 25, 2011 - Summer Nationals - Day 4 Report
Keayno Swimmers stepped up again last night to move to 7th overall in the Team standings. This out of 64 scoring teams. This is the best Keyano has finished at Senior Nationals in some time and has ...
Jul 24, 2011 - Summer Nationals - Day 3 Report
EKSC moved up three spots to 8th overall after a strong night of swimming on Day 3 of Summer Nationals. Highlights: Mercedes Sloane - 400 Free (4:21.45) 2nd "B" Final Kier Maitland - 400 Free (4:00.55...
Jul 23, 2011 - News Flash!
Day 3 Heats sees six EKSC swimmers in finals plus 2 relays. All are scoring swims. 400 Free - Mercedes Sloane "B" Final 400 Free - Kier Maitland "A" Final 100 Fly - Devon Bibault "B" Final 100 Fly - ...
Jul 23, 2011 - Summer Nationals - Day 2 Report
Richard Funk earned a Bronze in the 100 Breast (1:02.61) on Day 2 of Summer Nationals in Pointe Claire, QC. His raced was too rushed but the time is OK for now in prep for Universiade in August. Earl...
Jul 22, 2011 - Team Scores Day 1
The Combined Team Scores at Nationals after Day 1 are as follows. UBC Dolphins 175 Etobicoke 127 Island Swimming 125 Cascade 115 UCSC 89 PPO 76 GO 75 UL 70 EKSC 62 Finals tonight: Fionnuala Pierse 100...
Jul 22, 2011 - New Keyano Head Coach
Derrick Schoof selected as Edmonton Keyano Swim Club?s Head Coach and Director of Swimming Edmonton Keyano Swim Club has hired Derrick Schoof as Edmonton?s new Head Coach and Director of Swimming, eff...
Jul 22, 2011 - Senior Nationals - Day 1 Report
Day 1 of Senior Nationals in Pointe Claire, QC was a challenge due to the very hot temperatures, high humidity, little deck space and a rather poor running of the meet but the Keyano swimmers did pret...
Jul 19, 2011 - Bears on Deck!
Ten of Keyano's top swimmers are in action this weekend at the Summer Nationals / Pan Am Games Trials in Pointe Claire, QC. The meet runs from Thursday to Sunday at the new pool in Pointe Claire. Te...
Jul 15, 2011 - Edmonton Journal- Steve Price Farewell
The local media has been quite concerned with Steve's Resignation. Thursday (the day after it was announced) and Edmonton Journal representative visited to the pool to speak with Steve and the swimme...
Jul 15, 2011 - Thunderbirds bring back Price as new head swim coach
VANCOUVER - The University of British Columbia Department of Athletics and Recreation, in conjunction with the Pacific Dolphins Swim Association, are pleased to announce that Steve Price has been hire...
Jul 13, 2011 - Farewell Bears!
To All Keyano Swimmers, Members, Alumni and Staff, It is with mixed emotions that I announce that I will not be returning for the 2011/12 season as Head Coach & Director of Swimming of EKSC. I have a...
Jul 11, 2011 - Keyano Swimmers excel at kids of steel triathlon
This past Saturday the Royal Glenora hosted the Kids of Steel Edmonton World Cup race, where a handful of Keyano swimmers braved the wet and rainy conditions. Two Keyano athletes in particular showed ...
Jul 8, 2011 - Widney happy to tri
EDMONTON - Chantell Widney was born to run. Growing up in the New Sarepta area, that was her passion. She?s represented this country at various international events as a runner, including the world c...
Jul 7, 2011 - Keyano Coach and Swimmers Compete at ITU World Cup Series
This weekend at Hawerlak Park, current Keyano swimmer Chantell Widney, current Keyano Coach Margie Ritchie and former Keyano swimmers Paula Findlay will be competing in the ITU World Cup Series Triath...
Jul 5, 2011 - Alberta Senior Champs Day 4 Report!
Jul 5, 2011 - Alberta 14 & Under Long Course Provincials Day 4 & Final Report
Alberta 14 & Under Long Course Provincials Day 4 & Final Report Well....they did it! We won!!! Congratulations to all the swimmers that participated in this year?s provincial championship. All 47 kid...
Jul 5, 2011 - Youth Recognition Recipients
Well done to all Keyano Swimmers (17&Under) for earning LC Youth Recognition at the Swim Alberta Provincial Champs. This program was set up to provide awards and recognition to age group swimmers wh...
Jul 4, 2011 - Alberta Senior Provincials Day 3 Report
Jul 4, 2011 - Pictures from Day 3 at Provincials
Thanks to Craig Maitland for the great pictures! Go Bears!
Jul 3, 2011 - Alberta 14 & Under Long Course Provincials Day 3 Report
Alberta 14 & Under Long Course Provincials Day 3 Report Day 3 of the 2011 Alberta 14 & under Provincial Championships got under way with a sense of excitement, suspense & anticipation knowing that thi...
Jul 3, 2011 - Alberta Senior Champs Day 2 Report
Day 2 Finals of the Alberta Senior Champs again saw some exciting racing by Keyano swimmers! The evening opened with the 4x50 Free Relay with the EKSC Women's "A" Team of Erin McDermott, Devon Bibaul...
Jul 2, 2011 - Keyano's Newest NAG Record Breaking Relay!
Great job Claire, Lili, Rachel and Sophia! Keyano now has the LC NAG records for Girls 11-12 and 13-14 4x200 Free Relay. Thanks to Craig Maitland for the picture.
Jul 2, 2011 - Alberta 14 & Under Long Course Provincials Day 2 Report
Alberta 14 & Under Long Course Provincials Day 2 Report Day 2 of the 2011 Alberta 14 & under Provincial Championships got under way with the sun already high in sky and the bears ready to roll. The mo...
Jul 2, 2011 - Alberta LC Senior Champs Day 1 Report
Day 1 of the Alberta Senior Champs in Fort McMurray saw the Bears off to a good start. Some very exciting racing by our swimmers as the prep for the meets later this month. Highlights of results in ...
Jul 1, 2011 - Alberta 14 & Under Long Course Provincials Day 1 Report
Alberta 14 & Under Long Course Provincials Day 1 Report Day 1 of the 2011 Alberta 14 & under Provincial Championships got under way today in Fort McMurray. The bears were off to a roaring start during...
Jun 28, 2011 - Bears On Deck!
Hello Keyano Members, This week-end, 47 Bears are traveling to Fort McMurray for this year?s edition of Alberta's Summer Provincials. This is the largest team that Keyano has fielded in quite some...
Jun 26, 2011 - Congratulations to Chantell Widney!
Well done to Chantell Widney for winning her first ITU Triathlon event yesterday in Monroe, Washington! She was thrilled to say the least! Chantell trains with the National Select and Age Elite Groups...
Jun 25, 2011 - June Time Trial
Last night Keyano hosted a time trial for the Kinsmen groups. In the time trial were swimmers hoping to qualify for the Provincial Championships next weekend, and the Age Group Nationals at the end of...
Jun 22, 2011 - Bounce: A good read!
MATTHEW SYED: BEYOND THE ILLUSION OF TALENT Posted on June 20, 2011 by leaders Matthew Syed is a British journalist, broadcaster and author of Bounce, a thought-provoking book that challenges th...
Jun 20, 2011 - Age Group Trials Final Report
Sunday was an exciting day for the bears in Medicine Hat. Every single swimmers stepped up and gave great performances. We had 11 swims in finals 5 of which were podium finishes and 9 of which were p...
Jun 19, 2011 - Day 3 Report Santa Clara International
The Santa Clara International ramped up last night with world leading performances from swimmers preparing for the World Aquatic Championships in five weeks. Athletes, representing various countries,...
Jun 19, 2011 - Day 4 Report Santa Clara International
The final day of competition at the Santa Clara International was all about Richard Funk for EKSC. He stepped up for his first time at this meet and earned a spot in the men's 100 Breast "A" final wi...
Jun 18, 2011 - Day 2 Report Santa Clara International
Day 2 of the Santa Clara International was pretty good for Keyano Swimmers. Richard Funk raced to a decent in-season time in the Men's 200 Breast. He placed 6th in the "B" Finals with a 2:17.82. F...
Jun 18, 2011 - Age Group Trials Finals Report
Tonights session was filled with non stop action for Keyano! 200 IM: Jet Liao 4th 307.14, Aidan Shields 7th 3:43.17. Both huge best times! 100 Brst: Jet Liao 2nd 1:36.99, Aidan Shields 2:06.40. Again,...
Jun 18, 2011 - Age Group Trials Day 1 report
Jun 17, 2011 - Day 1 Report Santa Clara International
Nicole Lachance was the only swimmer in action on Day 1 of the Santa Clara International Swim Meet. Nicole raced the 1500 Free and swam to a 4.5 sec personal best, moving up the ranks and placing 22n...
Jun 15, 2011 - Bears on Deck!
13 Bears will be competing for their spot on the Alberta A Provincial team this weekend. The team leaves Thursday and returning home Sunday night! The meet runs from Friday to Sunday! For results clic...
Jun 15, 2011 - Bears on Deck!
Richard Funk, Nicole Lachance and Fionnuala Pierse will be competing at the Santa Clara International June 16-19 in Santa Clara, California. This is the 7th and last of the US Swimming Grand Prix Mee...
Jun 14, 2011 - Freeze or Fry Meet Report
This weekend 24 swimmers attended the outdoor long course meet Freeze or Fry in Red Deer, the meet started Friday morning and ended Sunday evening, All of the swimmers did an awesome job racing rain o...
Jun 10, 2011 - Bears on Deck!
This weekend 25 Bears are heading down to Red Deer for the 59th annual Freeze or Fry. Judging by the weather report it should be a beautiful weekend and the first "FRY" for a few years! Good luck an...
Jun 7, 2011 - 10u Series 5 Report
Our young bears participated in the final OSC 10&u meet this past Sunday and it was by far the best meet of the series. All the swimmers achieved best times and some are getting really close to qu...
Jun 6, 2011 - Cascade Swimming International Day 3 Report
The final day of swimming finished off with a few very exciting results for the Bears. A challenge was put forth to the swimmers today to carry their success of the weekend through to the end of the...
Jun 4, 2011 - Cascade Swimming International Day 2 Report
Day two of the meet proved to be another success for the Bears. The swimmers began each session with a full team warm up and proceded to place themselves in contention for second swims in the prelims...
Jun 3, 2011 - Cascade Swimming International Day 1 Report
Today kicked off the first prelim and final sessions of the Cascade Swimming International meet here in Calgary. The Bears found it difficult to get going this morning, but quickly learned what correc...
Jun 2, 2011 - Stroke and Turn Clinic for EKSC members
WAS THAT TURN LEGAL? Here's your LAST chance of the season to upgrade your status from timer to Stroke and Turn judge and the best way to learn more about the sport of swimming. After completing th...
Jun 1, 2011 - Bears on Deck!
This weekend, 23 swimmers are traveling down to Calgary for the Cascade Swimming International meet. Good luck to these Bears in their racing during this three day long, heats and finals meet! Go Be...
Jun 1, 2011 - Bears on Deck!
The final OSC 10&U series meet is coming up this weekend and Keyano is sending 30 swimmers to compete. The meet is scheduled to run on Sunday and we wish these swimmers the best of luck!
May 31, 2011 - Silver Cup Meet Report
May 30, 2011 - Day 3 Report Mel Zajac Jr. International
May 29, 2011 - Day 2 Report Mel Zajac Jr. International
Day 2 of the Mel Zajac Jr. International Swim Meet saw some good results from Keyano swimmers for this time of the season. All are racing hard and honing their race tactics as they climb up the ranks...
May 28, 2011 - Day 1 Report Mel Zajac Jr. International
The opening day of competition at the Mel Zajac Jr. International saw some strong swims from Keyano swimmers. The goal was to improve on the results from EKI. Most swimmers got back for second swims ...
May 27, 2011 - Congratulation to Chantell Widney!
Congratulation to Chantell Widney! Yesterday Chantell qualified her swim standard for the World Cup Triathlon Circuit. By qualifying for the circuit, she is now eligible to score points in World Cup ...
May 26, 2011 - Swim-A-Thon; IPad winner!
Congratualations to Shira Hamagami the 2011 Swim-A-Thon IPAD winner! Thank you to all the swimmers and parents for all your hard work raising money for your team and thank you to all the volunteers wh...
May 24, 2011 - Bears on Deck!
Keyano Swimmers are competing in two meets this weekend. Ten swimmers are off to Vancouver on Thursday to compete at the Mel Zajac Jr. International Swim Meet at UBC. This is the second in a series o...
May 23, 2011 - Hyack Day 3 & Final Report
Hyack Day 3 & Final Report Sunday wrapped up this year?s edition of the Hyack Youth Festival. Day 3 brought much of the same that we saw on days 1 & 2, the bears trained between 6 -9km on the day incl...
May 22, 2011 - HYACK Day 2 Report
Day 2 at the HYACK Youth Cup got off to a much better start than day 1, the Bears started the day off with a good work out in the pool for 90 minutes, that set up some goods swims throughout the morni...
May 20, 2011 - Hyack Day 1 Report
Hello Keyano Members, 15 Bears are in action this weekend in New Westminster, BC, for the annual Hyack Youth Festival. The Bears landed in Vancouver on Thursday and prepared for the meet. Tired and ...
May 19, 2011 - Congratulations to Erin McDermott!
Congratulations to Erin McDermott for being accepted to the University of Toronto where she will swim for the UofT Blues for the 2011-12 Varsity Season! Erin will join fellow EKSC teammate Molly Grov...
May 19, 2011 - Bears on Deck!
This weekend 17 Bears are competing at the Hyack Festival Youth Cup in New Westminster, B.C. Good luck to all the swimmers and Coach Jason. Click Here for Live Results GO BEARS!
May 14, 2011 - Five past medalists highlight Canadian swim selection
May 12, 2011 - Congrats to Mercedes Sloane and Coach Price
Congratulations to Mercedes Sloane for being selected to the North America Challenge Cup in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico at the beginning of August. This will be Mercedes first time racing for Team Canada...
May 10, 2011 - Long Course Championship Meet Qualifiers
May 9, 2011 - 31st Edmonton Keyano International Final Report:
May 9, 2011 - Vorgee 4
On Saturday and Sunday, 67 Bear swimmers competed in the fourth and final Vorgee meet of the series. The meet ran between the heats and finals session of the EKI meet and was no doubt an important m...
May 8, 2011 - EKI Day: 3
From the deck on day 3 of the 31st edition of EKI: Finals last night saw many great swims, one swimmer who has stood out & been constant in her racing throughout the meet despite being in tough traini...
May 7, 2011 - EKI Day: 2
Here is a quick report from the deck on day 2 of EKI. Friday saw several bears move through the morning session well and qualify for finals. We had most of our swimmers racing a mixture of main and...
May 6, 2011 - EKI Day: 1
On a quick note from the deeck at EKI on day 1: The 800 & 1500 lead out day 1 this year's edition of the Edmonton Keyano International. There were some great swims all around; some of the stand out...
May 4, 2011 - Bears On Deck!
Hello Keyano Members, This upcoming weekend, upwards of 80 Bears will be in action. First, at our flagship meet, the Edmonton Keyano International which this year will play host to many great teams fr...
May 1, 2011 - Leduc Otters Invitational a SUCCESS!
This weekend forty-five Bears competed in the Leduc Otters Invitational at the Peter Hemingway pool here in Edmonton. The meet was placed at a great time for these young swimmers to practice their rac...
Apr 28, 2011 - Bears on Deck
This weekend 45 Bears will compete at the Leduc Otters Spring Invitational. Good Luck to all swimmers and coaches! GO BEARS!
Apr 15, 2011 - Congratulations to Ryder McGinnis!
Congratulations to Ryder McGinnis for being selected to the North American Challenge Cup team in the boys 13-14 Breastroke category. This is Ryder's second time representing Canada at this competitio...
Apr 14, 2011 - Congrats to EKSC Swimmers!
Congratulations to the following swimmers for being selected for the 2011 SNC ID Team based on their SC performances up to March 31st. Richard Funk Devon Bibault Mercedes Sloane Please see the link t...
Apr 12, 2011 - 10 & under Series Report
OSC 10 and Under Series 4 Our 10 and under bears were swimming fast this past Sunday in St. Albert. All of them competed very hard and their effort resulted in a lot of new best times. They showed t...
Apr 7, 2011 - Bears on Deck
This weekend is the fourth meet in the OSC 10 and under series. Good luck to all the young bears competing! Swim FAST! GO BEARS!
Apr 6, 2011 - Beartracker newsletter is available to read now!!!
To read our latest edition of the Beartracker newsletter please click on the link below: Beartracker April 2011 Enjoy! Julianne
Apr 4, 2011 - West is Best!
Congratulations to Team West for their victory over Team East in the Dual Meet yesterday after World Trials. Well done to Devon Bibault, Erin McDermott, Jennifer Morgan, Patricia Pierse, Richard Funk ...
Apr 3, 2011 - USA Far Western Championships Day 4 & Final Report
Apr 3, 2011 - World Champ Trials Day 4 Report!
The last day at World Trials had some mixed results for Keyano Swimmers but everyone swam tough at this intense competition. The experience will help these swimmers at next season's Olympic Trials. ...
Apr 2, 2011 - World Champ Trials Day 3 Report
Day 3 is in the books at the World Championship Trials with some quality swims from Keyano Swimmers. Richard Funk earned his second Bronze of the meet in the 50 Breast in a personal best of 28.57 a n...
Apr 2, 2011 - USA Far Western Championships Day 3 Report
Apr 1, 2011 - World Champ Trials Day 2 Report
Day 2 of the World Championship Trials came to a close with some great results again from Keyano Swimmers. Richard Funk came within .34 seconds of the FINA "A" time and qualifying for World Champs in...
Apr 1, 2011 - USA Far Western Championships Day 2 Report
USA Far Westerns Day 2 Report: The morning got started well, the bears found themselves in the same situation as day 1, they needed to post some very fast times in the morning out of the slowest heats...
Mar 31, 2011 - USA Far Western Championships Day 1 Report
2011 USA Far Western Championships Day 1: The bears hit the deck this morning, joining more than 1500 swimmers at the 2011 edition of the USA Far Western Championship meet. This is an opportunity for...
Mar 30, 2011 - World Trials Day 1 Report!
The Bears had a pretty good 1st day at World Championship Trials in Victoria. Devon Bibault secured a spot on the Junior World Championship Team competing in Lima, Peru in August with her prelim swim ...
Mar 30, 2011 - Spring Camp Report: PART 2
Hello Keyano Members: Here is an update from your Bears on task in California. We are Wednesday March 30 th , 12pm: Day 8: The last few days have been great. The team has worked well within the dynam...
Mar 27, 2011 - Spring Camp Report: PART 1
Hello Keyano Famillies, Here is an update from your Bears on task in California. We are currently 9 PM on Sunday March 27th: Day 5. The camp has been a fantastic experience for the swimmers so far,...
Mar 27, 2011 - Congratulations Kier Maitland!
Congratulations to Kier Maitland for his 12th place finish in the 1650 Free at the Men's NCAA Division 1 Swimming & Diving Championships at the University of Minnesota Aquatic Center last night. Kier...
Mar 26, 2011 - Bears on Deck!
Next week Keyano Swimmers will be racing at two meets to finish off this competition cycle. The Senior & Junior World Championship Trials will be held in Victoria, BC March 30 to April 2 followed by t...
Mar 26, 2011 - Swim Alberta Youth Recognition Recipients
Congratulations to the following swimmers for earning Swim AB Youth Recognition for their short course results up to the end of Age Group Provincials. The final list is posted on the Swim Alberta web...
Mar 25, 2011 - Swim-A-Thon Parents Letter
Parents, Swim-a-thon 2011 is a big opportunity for Edmonton Keyano to do many things as a club. First, it is a very important fund raiser. As much as we are trying to minimize costs and find ways to ...
Mar 21, 2011 - OSC Double Double
This weekend eighty-five Bears participated in the Double Double meet at the Kinsmen Sport Centre. It was the first long course meet of the season and challenged the swimmers to adapt to the new racin...
Mar 18, 2011 - Bears on Deck!
This weekend 90 EKSC swimmers will be competing at two meets in Alberta. While these swimmers are racing EKSC's World Championship Trials team settles into their final preparations as they are 11 d...
Mar 17, 2011 - Northern Region Officials Clinics
Every wish you could do more than time at a swim meet (or maybe timing is your dream...we can't run a meet without them!)? Yearning to be a stroke and turn judge ? A meet manager ? A starter ? Ho...
Mar 15, 2011 - Alberta Age Group Championships Day 3
Mar 13, 2011 - EKSC News
Congratulations to Patricia Pierse and Devon Bibault for earning spots on the Alberta Western Canada Games Team based on their results from Western Champs. Both will represent Alberta and compete in ...
Mar 12, 2011 - Alberta Age Group Championships Day 2
Mar 11, 2011 - Alberta Age Group Championships Day 1
Mar 10, 2011 - Industry News: How to Train Young Athletes to Think Like Olympic Swimmers
I ndustry News: Finding The Next Michael Phelps; How to Train Young Athletes to Think Like Olympic Swimmers -- March 9, 2011 CHAMPAIGN , Illinois , March 9. DETERMINING whether a child is...
Mar 8, 2011 - Bears on Deck
This weekend 32 Bears will represent Keyano at the Alberta Age Group Short Course Swimming Championships. These swimmers will compete against the top 14u swimmers in Alberta. The team will travel to...
Mar 6, 2011 - BEARS on DECK
This past weekend our bears swam at the penguin novice series #2 . We had alot of great swims and best times. Great job bears !!
Mar 5, 2011 - Bears on Deck
This weekend 34 Bears are competing at the second Penguin Novice Series meet. Good luck to all the swimmers and coaches! GO BEARS!
Mar 4, 2011 - Indianapolis Grand Prix Day 2 Report
Day 2 of the Indy Grand Prix continued to produce fast swims with many top times posted in the World so far this season. Both Nick Kostiuk and Richard Funk made it back in the 200 Breast after soli...
Mar 3, 2011 - Indianapolis Grand Prix Day 1 Report
Mar 2, 2011 - Bears on Deck!
Richard Funk and Nick Kostiuk will represent EKSC at the Indianapolis Grand Prix this Thursday through Saturday as part of their preperation for the World Championship Trials later this month. This L...
Mar 2, 2011 - Big test for Canadian swimmers at U.S., Grand Prix in Indianapolis!
Big test for Canadian swimmers at U.S., Grand Prix in Indianapolis March, 02, 2011 INDIANAPOLIS ? With one busy season completed and another crammed schedule ahead, Audrey Lacroix and several of...
Feb 27, 2011 - Age Group Trials Day 3
Today was the final day of the Age Group Trials and the Bears finished off the weekend with some fast swimming! The evening began with the 200 breastroke where our very own Alexis Neuman battled to a ...
Feb 26, 2011 - Age Group Trials Day 2
Day two of the Age Group Trials presented itself as a success for the Keyano swimmers competing in the meet. The finals session began with a new best time and a 5 th place finish for Jedidiah Ng in t...
Feb 25, 2011 - Age Group Trials Day 1
The first day of the Age Group Trials was a great success! The Bears raced very well and successfully moved up spots in the rankings for their age groups. We began the day with the boys and girls 400 ...
Feb 24, 2011 - Bears on Deck
This weekend's Age Group Trials is the second in a series of championship meets that EKSC swimmers are competing in over the next few weeks. Last weekend's Western Championships kicked off the peak...
Feb 21, 2011 - KSC Sports Master Plan Review
Feb 20, 2011 - Western Canadian Championships Day 4 & Final Report
Feb 19, 2011 - Western Champs Day 3 Report
Feb 18, 2011 - Western Champs Day 2 Report
Feb 18, 2011 - WESTERN CHAMPS: DAY 1 REPORT REVISED
It was a good opening day for EKSC Swimmers at the Western Canadian Championships in Kamloops. Our first event featured Sophia Saroukian, who raced to her first Senior National time in the Girls 1500...
Feb 16, 2011 - Vorgee 3 Meet Report
This past Friday we had a number of swimmers who competed in the Vorgee #3 meet. It was a very exciting meet, which started off with a bang when Emma Carry and Taylor Simmons qualified for Age Group T...
Feb 15, 2011 - Bears on Deck!
This weekend, 15 Keyano Swimmers will be in action at the Canadian Western Championships in Kamloops. Good luck to all the Bears in action. Click Here for Live Results GO BEARS!
Feb 13, 2011 - Hawaii Camp and University Swimmer Update
Feb 11, 2011 - Bears on Deck
This weekend is another involving EKSC's participation in two meets! Good luck to all of our swimmers competing at the Vorgee meet tonight and the 10u Series meet on Sunday!! GO BEARS!
Feb 9, 2011 - Strong Weekend of Racing for EKSC
Feb 6, 2011 - Bears are Fast at Fast Eddies
This weekend while our team was split at different meets, 35 of our young bears swam at the Fast Eddies Sprint invitational. Our team looked great with alot of new young talent learning to race to the...
Feb 4, 2011 - Alberta Senior Champs Report
Feb 4, 2011 - Bears on Deck!
This weekend 60 Keyano swimmers are competing in two meets in Alberta! Thirty-five swimmers will race here in Edmonton at the Fast Eddie's Invit. and another 25 are departing for Okotoks to swim at ...
Feb 2, 2011 - February 2011 President's Report
PRESIDENT?S REPORT FEBRUARY 2011 Hello to all members and families and welcome to the run up to the Short Course championship season. You have seen your swimmers training very hard over the past seve...
Feb 2, 2011 - EKSC Swimmers Selected to Team West!
Congratulations to the following swimmers for earning spots in the SNC East vs. West Dual Meet post World Championship Trials on April 3, 2011 in Victoria, BC. These swimmers will represent Team Wes...
Jan 27, 2011 - Bears on Deck!
Twenty Keyano Swimmers are off to Medicine Hat today to compete at the Alberta Senior Championships Friday through Sunday. The meet is for swimmers 15 and over with a Provincial "B" standard and abov...
Jan 18, 2011 - Blue Bears Meet Report
Jan 16, 2011 - Funk wins FINA High Point Award at Burns Meet!
Richard Funk won the Male FINA High Point Award at the Burns Meet for his Breastroke results. He finished the meet off tonight with a win in the 100 Breast in 1:03.27, a season best. Richard has won...
Jan 15, 2011 - Richard Funk wins Gold in Sheffield!
Richard Funk had a strong day at the Burns Meet in Sheffield, England taking silver in the 50 Breast in 29.09, his second best time, and Gold in the 200 Breast with a 2:16.39, his fastest swim in that...
Jan 15, 2011 - Four gold medals for Canadian junior swimmers at Burns Open Meet
January, 15, 2011 SHEFFIELD, England ? Richard Funk of Edmonton and Tera Van Beilen of Oakville, Ont., earned gold medals in the open competition on Saturday at the Burns Open age group swim...
Jan 12, 2011 - Bears on Deck!
This Friday to Sunday over 105 Keyano swimmers will race at the Blue Bears Invitational hosted by EKSC. This meet will be a great test for our swimmers coming off the Christmas training block and an ...
Jan 11, 2011 - Canada: Becoming tough to beat
EDITORIAL - This past weekend, our Youth & Junior squad competed in Great Britain at a Tri-meet against Britain?s top talent team and selected swimmers from North-England. The team showed great chara...
Jan 9, 2011 - Canada Places First in British Tri-Meet Junior Swimming Competition
January, 09, 2011 SUNDERLAND, England ? Canada?s national junior and youth squad came from behind to grab the team title on Sunday at the Sunderland Triangular Meet junior swimming competition. ...
Jan 8, 2011 - Bear on Deck in the UK!
Richard Funk was off the blocks this morning at the LC Tri Meet against the English Elite Squad and the Northern English Squad. He pulled out the win in the 100 Breast with a strong 1:03.30. This is...
Jan 8, 2011 - Canadian Olympic hopefuls big winners at British Tri-Meet swimming competition
January, 08, 2011 SUNDERLAND, England ? Canadian youth and junior national team swimmers earned 13 wins in 22 races on Saturday to open the Sunderland Triangular Meet swimming competition pitting Can...
Jan 5, 2011 - Ollie Currie to Receive Order of Canada Award
PRESIDENT?S REPORT JANUARY 2011 HAPPY NEW YEAR TO ALL! Welcome back from holidays and Christmas camp. I hope that your holiday season was joyful and full of activities that make this time of year spec...
Jan 1, 2011 - Happy New Year from Crystal Palace, UK!
Happy New Year Keyano Swimmers and Parents! Richard Funk and I are finishing up the first leg of the UK Junior National Team Tour in Crystal Palace in southern England. The training is going well fo...
Dec 16, 2010 - Bears on Deck!
Over 60 Keyano Swimmers will be on deck at Bonnie Doon on Friday night for the Vorgee Novice Series #2 Meet. This is a great way for these kids to finish up the fall season before taking their Chris...
Dec 14, 2010 - Top Ranked SC Results
Dec 14, 2010 - Kyle Folk represents EKSC and Alberta
Kyle Folk represents EKSC and Alberta at Invitational Noel As part of Team AB youth tour, Kyle Folk stepped onto the blocks in la belle province. The inaugural edition of this meet was held at th...
Dec 13, 2010 - PCS Christmas Cracker - FINAL REPORT
22 Bears were in actions over the course of the Dec 10 th week end in Victoria, BC. The annual Christmas Cracker event plays host to many of the top teams from British Columbia and a select group o...
Dec 12, 2010 - Paul Bergen Jr. International Day 3 Report
The final day of competition saw Keyano swimmers in action in many finals with good results throughout the evening. Jennifer Morgan opened up the session with a strong 4th place finish in the "B" fina...
Dec 12, 2010 - Age Group Challenge Final Report
The final day of the Age Group Challenge finished off with some tired faces, but fast races! Today was another day full of best times for the swimmers, which were achieved by attacking the front end o...
Dec 11, 2010 - Age Group Challenge Days 1 and 2
This weekend, 12 bears have traveled down to Calgary to compete in the Age Group Challenge! The meet began on Friday evening with four bears qualifying for second swims and even more bears swimming to...
Dec 11, 2010 - Paul Bergen Junior International Day 2 Report
Well done again to Keyano Swimmers for a strong second day at the Paul Bergen International Swim Meet in Beaverton, Oregon. Jennifer Morgan started off tonight with a 5th place finish in the "B" Fina...
Dec 10, 2010 - Paul Bergen Jr. International Day 1 Report
Keyano Swimmers had a strong first day at the Paul Bergen Junior International with seven "A" Final Swims and two "B' Final swims. Devon Bibault and Erin McDermott opened the finals with best times in...
Dec 7, 2010 - Bears All Over The Deck!
Keyano Swimmers will be competing at five different competitions this weekend. These are the peak meets for the first cycle this season. Nine swimmers from the National Select Group will travel to B...
Dec 5, 2010 - JP Fiset Meet - Day 4
Dec 4, 2010 - JP Fiset Report Day 3
Dec 3, 2010 - JP Fiset Report Day 1 and Day 2
Dec 1, 2010 - December 2010 President's Report
PRESIDENT?S REPORT DECEMBER 2010 (for a members only verion of this report please login and go to MEMBERS INFO and then BOD Meeting Minutes where the link has been posted) It?s hard to believe that we...
Dec 1, 2010 - Bears on Deck!
Sixty-four Keyano swimmers will compete at the JP Fiset Invitational Swim Meet this Thurday pm through Sunday at KSC. This is the first big team meet of the season for the Bears and we look forward t...
Nov 30, 2010 - The First Beartracker newsletter of 2010 is now available for perusal!!
Check out this season's first issue of the Beartracker Newsletter . The next issue will be published in March 2010. If you have ideas, suggestions , articles and/or photos you would like to contr...
Nov 29, 2010 - Day 3 - UBC Dolphin Invite, Canada Cup & Brock/Mac Cup
The last day of the UBC Dolphin SC/LC Invitational again saw some great results from the National Select squad. With only an "A" final available per event, the swimmers had to get up in the heats and...
Nov 27, 2010 - Day 2 UBC Senior Invite, Canada Cup & the Brock Cup
With lots of racing on Saturday, Keyano swimmers stepped up and showed they were competitive throughout the day. The format of the UBC Senior Invite is to race short course heats and long course final...
Nov 27, 2010 - Richard Funk presented with Victor Davis Memorial Scholarship
November, 26, 2010 - From Swimming Canada TORONTO ? Six young aspiring swimmers were presented with the prestigious Victor Davis bursary tonight at the Canada Cup of Swimming in Toronto. This bursa...
Nov 26, 2010 - Day 1 UBC Dolphin Invite
After being held up by travel delays and arriving just in time for warm-ups, the National Select squad had a pretty good first session at the UBC Dolphin Senior Invite. Mercedes Sloane led the way by...
Nov 25, 2010 - Bears on Deck!
This weekend we have EKSC swimmers competing on two fronts. The National Select Group swimmers will be racing at the UBC Dolphin Senior Invitational Friday through Sunday. The meet format is short c...
Nov 21, 2010 - OSC 10&Under Series 2 Report
Tonight the Bears were on deck for the second OSC 10&U meet and they raced fast! Stroke technique and development has improved for all swimmers. They are learning how to race faster and it shows by al...
Nov 20, 2010 - Bears on Deck!
The little Bears will be competing at the OSC 10&Under Series 2 meet this Sunday at Fountain Park Pool in St. Albert. This is a chance to see improvement from the first meet over a month ago. Go get ...
Nov 20, 2010 - 2009/10 EKSC Award Recipients
Nov 19, 2010 - Keyano Swim Club to Expand!
At the beginning of February 2011, the Edmonton Keyano Swim Club will expand to the new Terwillegar Community Recreation Centre! This will be the fifth pool the club operates in and will take advant...
Nov 18, 2010 - Congratulations Lindsay Gibson Brokop and Richard Funk!
Congratulations to Lindsay Gibson Brokop for earning a swimming scholarship to Rutgers University in Piscataway, New Jersey. Lindsay will attend this prestigious NCAA Division 1 Academic Institutio...
Nov 14, 2010 - Bears Show Their Stuff at Poppy
This weekend the bears competed in the annual Poppy Invitational here at the Kinsmen. For some swimmers this was their first chance to compete at a meet, which included older age group swimmers. Whil...
Nov 8, 2010 - Bears swim at the PENGUINS Meet
This past weekend the bears swam at the Penguin meet and raced hard!! Coaches were able to see their swimmers in action in preparation for the Poppy Swim Meet next weekend. Congratulations to Kennedy ...
Nov 8, 2010 - Cascade Speed Meet Final Report
This weekend, the bears traveled down to Calgary for the Cascade Speed Meet held at the University of Calgary. The competition was broken down into two sessions: the Gold meet and the Blue meet. The G...
Nov 5, 2010 - Bears on Deck!
Keyano Swimmers will be racing at three meets this weekend. The Cascade Gold and Blue Speed Meets at the University of Calgary this Saturday & Sunday and the Penguin Novice Series 1 at Grant MacEwan ...
Nov 3, 2010 - November President's Report
PRESIDENT?S REPORT NOVEMBER 2010 Well, we are now well into the season and our swimmers have already competed in some early meets. Congratulations and thank you to the parent volunteers who got involv...
Nov 3, 2010 - Coach Bell to Mentor with Cascade Coaching Staff
This week Coach Mandy Bell is off for three days to a mentorship opportunity with the Cascade Swim Club in Calgary. Mandy will participate in 7 hours of workouts per day and coach alongside Dave John...
Nov 1, 2010 - EKSC New Sponsorship Program
Keyano Families and Alumni, This year, Edmonton Keyano Swim Club has developed a corporate drive, actively approaching the business community to support club activities. Through successful implementat...
Oct 31, 2010 - Saskatoon Goldfins Meet Report
Over the weekend of October 28, the bears were in action at the Saskatoon Goldfins Invite. Keyano traveled to the meet with largest team it has traveled with in the last 3 years. 24 bears took to the...
Oct 28, 2010 - Bears on Deck!
Twenty-four Bears are on deck in Saskatoon this weekend for Keyano's first travel meet of the 2010-11 season at the annual Goldfins Invite. For live results Click Here Go Bears!
Oct 24, 2010 - Congratulations Coach Mark and Coach Brad!
Congratulations to Coach Mark Phillips for winning the Swim Alberta Developmental Coach of the Year for the 2009/10 Season and to Coach Brad MacCallum for winning the ACC Desperado Coaching Award for ...
Oct 20, 2010 - Bears in Swim News!
Congratulations to the following swimmers for being featured in the "Making Waves" section of the latest Swim News Magazine! Ryder McGinnis Karah Folk Rachel Maradyn Sophia Saroukian Mercedes Sloane A...
Oct 19, 2010 - 10 and Under Series #1
The first OSC 10&under meet was a huge success for Keyano swimmers. It was great to see our veteran swimmers stepping up, winning heats, and helping out our first time swimmers. We accumulated a ton...
Oct 17, 2010 - Well done Bears!
Well done to all Keyano swimmers for some great racing at the Oktoberfest on Saturday. We saw some victories, close races and personal bests posted by the swimmers. Lots of quality practice is neede...
Oct 6, 2010 - Message from the Club President Please READ!
PRESIDENT?S REPORT OCTOBER 2010 The 2010/11 season is now underway, Registration Week is complete, and our swimmers have returned to training in the pool and out. To open this communication, I would l...
Oct 1, 2010 - BEARS ON DECK AT VORGEE
Tonight the Bears took to the deck for the first time this season to get used to the competition side of competitive swimming. A meet meant for new swimmers to learn about swim meets took place witho...
Sep 30, 2010 - New National Time Standards
Attention Keyano Members, Please see the new SNC 2010-11 National Time Standards. Click Here to view and print. Also, see the SNC Technical Bulletin explaining the process of developing the standar...
Sep 28, 2010 - Congratulations Youth Recognition Swimmers
Attention Keyano Families, Congtratulations to the bears listed below for being selected to paticipate in the Swim Alberta provincial camp. By being selected to participate in this camp, they are...
Sep 24, 2010 - Congratulations Kier Maitland & Richard Funk
Congratulations to Kier Maitland and Richard Funk for qualifying for the following National and Junior National Team Tours based on last season's Long Course performances. Kier - World Short Course C...
Sep 18, 2010 - Swim Alberta Stroke Camp Qualifiers
Congratulations to the following swimmers for being selected to the Swim Alberta stroke camp based on their 2010 LC performances. The camp is for swimmers 13-16 born in 1994 or later. The camp date...
Sep 16, 2010 - Congratulations Cheryl Gibson!
Congratulations to Cheryl Gibson for her induction into the BC Sports Hall of Fame for her stellar swimming career. Please see this link for more information on her induction. Well done Cheryl from al...
Sep 13, 2010 - Congratulations to EKSC Swimmers!
Congratulations to the following EKSC swimmers for qualifying for the SNC LC ID Team, Swim Alberta Youth Cup Tour and SNC Stroke Camps. SNC LC ID Team Mercedes Sloane Devon Bibault Nick Kostiuk Richar...
Aug 31, 2010 - EKSC Swimmers in the Media Spotlight!
Fionnuala Pierse, Nick Kostiuk and Richard Funk were all highlighted in the Edmonton Journal today in a summary of the Junior Pan Pacific Championships. Click Here to read the story. In the latest ...
Aug 30, 2010 - Day 4 Report Junior Pan Pacs
Keyano swimmers stepped up big on day four finals of the Junior Pan Pacific Championships! Fionnuala Pierse started the night in the 200 IM placing 7th in the "A" final with a 2:18.85 in very windy ...
Aug 29, 2010 - Day 3 Report Junior Pan Pacs
Congratulations to Fionnuala Pierse and Team Canada's 4x100 Free Women's Relay earning a Silver Medal behind the USA and beating out Australia by .08 seconds. Fionnuala was given the anchor leg on th...
Aug 27, 2010 - Day 2 Report Junior Pan Pacs
Well done to Keyano swimmers on Day 2 of the Junior Pan Pacs in Kihei, Hawaii. Fionnuala Pierse opened the night holding her third place spot in the "B" final of the 100 Free in a new Open Club Recor...
Aug 26, 2010 - Congratulations to Richard Funk!
Congratulations to Richard Funk for being named by Ken McKinnon (Junior National Team Coach) to represent Team Canada at the opening ceremonies on the first night of finals at the Junior Pan Pacific C...
Aug 24, 2010 - Bears on Deck in Hawaii!
Fionnuala Pierse, Richard Funk and Nick Kostiuk are part of a 40 + member Junior National Team competing this week at the Junior Pan Pacific Championships in Kihei, Hawaii. After a successful two w...
Aug 20, 2010 - Congratulations Mercedes Sloane!
Congratulations to Mercedes Sloane for being selected by SNC as the Team Aquatic Supplies Female Junior Swimmer of the month for her great results at the LA Open. EKSC was also recognized for...
Aug 16, 2010 - Bear on Deck at Pan Pacs!
Kier Maitland starts racing this Wednesday at the Pan Pacific Swimming Championships in Ervine, California. The meet runs this Wednesday to Saturday in the pool with the 10K Open Water race on Sunda...
Aug 13, 2010 - TAS Youth Recognition Award Winners
Congratulations to the following EKSC swimmers for achieving Swim Alberta Long Course Youth Recognition Times as part of the Team Aquatic Supplies Youth Recognition Award Winners Program. The list ...
Aug 11, 2010 - Funk and Kostiuk in Journal
Aug 11, 2010 - Head Coach Steve Price in Journal
Price is right for Keyano rebuilding By John Korobanik When Steve Price took over as head coach of the once-powerful but then faltering Keyano Swim Club in 2007, he brought with him a dramatic change ...
Aug 10, 2010 - North American Challenge Cup Final Report
Hello Keyano members, After a long season, for most it has come to an end. The measure of how long we have extended the season for many of our Keyano swimmers, is a true testament to how the Keyano p...
Aug 8, 2010 - North American Challenge Cup Day 3 Report
Congratulations to Ryder McGinnis for his Gold medal and club record breaking performance in the 11-12 boys 100 Breaststroke and his Silver medal performance on Team Canada's 4 x 100 Medley relay ...
Aug 6, 2010 - North American Challenge Cup Day 2 Report
Congratulations to Lili Margitai for her Gold medal and Club & Provincial record breaking performance in the 11-12 girls 400 Freestyle, her Gold medal performance in the 11-12 girls 100 Freestyle ...
Aug 5, 2010 - North American Challenge Cup Day 1 Report
Congratulations to Ryder McGinnis for his Gold medal and club record breaking performance in the 11-12 boys 200 Breaststroke at the 2010 North American Challenge Cup. Ryder also set a new NACC meet ...
Aug 3, 2010 - Far Westerns Day 5 and Final Comments
Day 5 of the Far Western Championships drove our small group into the top 20 in team scoring. These 6 swimmers managed to push the Bears into 20th place out of 83 teams! Karah Folk continued to s...
Aug 2, 2010 - Bears on Deck!
This week we have EKSC swimmers competing for Canada and Alberta on Team tours. First up is Mercedes Sloane and Jennifer Morgan competing at the British Youth Nationals in Sheffield, GBR. Both are pa...
Aug 1, 2010 - Summer Nationals Day 4 Report
Jul 31, 2010 - The Pierse family reunion in Victoria
From the SNC Website - www.swimming.ca The Pierse family reunion in Victoria July, 31, 2010 VICTORIA ? World Record Holder Annamay Pierse is in Victoria this week to compete at the 2010 Summe...
Jul 31, 2010 - Far Westerns Day 4
Day 4 is now complete at Far Westerns in California and the team dug deep again and produced some good results. Today was a strong day for the 6 swimmers competing at this meet and they showed they...
Jul 31, 2010 - Summer Nationals Day 3 Report
Another good day of racing for the Bears and more records broken on day 3 of Summer Nationals. Kier Maitland swam a gutsy race in "A" final of the 400 Free missing the podium by 0.2 in a personal be...
Jul 30, 2010 - Far Westerns Day 3
Day 3 of Far Westerns is now complete and EKSC swimmers showed they are unwilling to give in despite their small numbers. This meet has been a tough one for our fine young swimmers. Five members o...
Jul 30, 2010 - Summer Nationals Day 2 Report
Jul 29, 2010 - News Flash!
News Flash - Richard Funk breaks Morgan Knabe's 1997 15-17 and Senior Club Records in the heats of the 100 Breast at Summer Nationals with a 1:02.74. Richard is sitting second going into tonight's fi...
Jul 29, 2010 - Far Westerns Day 2
EKSC swimmers stood firm and raced the tough California competition on Day 2 of the Far Western Champs in Concord, CA today. Karah Folk turned heads and raced very well. She finished first in the...
Jul 28, 2010 - Summer Nationals Day 1 Report
Congratulations to Kier Maitland for winning the 1500 Free in 15:22.54 at Summer Nationals and earning his spot on the Pan Pacific Team competing in Ervine, California August 18-22. Kier who missed m...
Jul 28, 2010 - Far Western Championships Day 1 Report
Greetings from sunny California! Six of EKSC's finest are competing over the next 5 days here in Concord, CA. Far Westerns is an elite level meet that introduces our young swimmers to international...
Jul 27, 2010 - Age Group Nationals Day 6 Report
Congratulations to Claire Yurkovich for her 4th place finish within the 13 year old age category and 29th over all in the 5000m open water race, at the 2010 Canadian Age Group Nationals. Congratulat...
Jul 27, 2010 - Age Group Nationals Final Report
Jul 26, 2010 - Bears on Deck!
Keyano Swimmers are racing at two meets this week and are ready to build off the great performances at Age Group Nationals. This Wednesday to Saturday is the Summer Nationals in Victoria, B.C. This ...
Jul 25, 2010 - Age Group Nationals Day 5 Report
After 5 days, it has come down to this.....8 points separate first and second for the women's national age group championship being fought for by the two of the best Alberta teams, Keyano & Cascade. ...
Jul 25, 2010 - KARAH FOLK - Canadian Record Holder!!!
Congratulations to Karah Folk who broke the Canadian Record in the 10u Girls 100m Breaststroke at Alberta Age Group Champs two weeks ago. Swim News magazine confirmed the new record in the most rec...
Jul 24, 2010 - Age Group Nationals Day 4 Report
Congratulations to Lili Margitai for her club and provincial record breaking & gold medal performance in the 200 Freestyle in a time of 2:09.63 & 4th place finish in the 100 Backstroke in a time of ...
Jul 23, 2010 - ELLIE MARADYN - Canadian TOP time record holder
With the release of the latest Swim News Magazine, it is now official that Ellie Maradyn is the record holder of the girls 8&Under 400 Free with a 5:47.99, breaking a 27 year old record held by Sandy ...
Jul 23, 2010 - Age Group Nationals Day 3 Report
Congratulations to Ryder McGinnis for his 5th place finish in the 100 Breaststroke in a time of 1:14.67, at the 2010 Canadian Age Group Nationals. Ryder was the only 12 year old in the final! Con...
Jul 22, 2010 - Age Group Nationals Day 2 Report
Congratulations to Lili Margitai for her gold medal performance in the girls 12&Under 100 Free at the 2010 Canadian Age Group Nationals. Lili's time was 1:00.93 Congratulations to Sophia Sarouk...
Jul 21, 2010 - Age Group Nationals Day 1 Report
Congratulations to Devon Bibault for her gold medal perfomances in the 100 Fly, in a time of 1:03.53 and the 1500 Free, in a time of 17:26.96 at the 2010 Canadian Age Group Nationals. Cong...
Jul 21, 2010 - SNC News - Three double winners to open 2010 Canadian Age Group Swimming Champs
July 21, 2010 WINNIPEG ? Devon Bibaul t and Paige Kremer, both of Edmonton , and Olivia Feschuk of Halifax posted two victories apiece on Wednesday to open the 2010 Canadian A...
Jul 19, 2010 - Bears On Deck: Winnipeg - Age Group Nationals
BEARS ON DECK This morning, 16 bears are on their way to Winnipeg for the Canadian Age Group Nationals. The meet is a 5 day meet running from July 21 through July 26, gathers the best swimmers from ar...
Jul 18, 2010 - Rankings
Jul 17, 2010 - Bears on Deck
Good to Bryner Robinson and Hadi Ali who will be competing at the Alberta Summer Games this week in Peace River. Go Bears! Click here for updates and results
Jul 12, 2010 - Day 4 Report LA Grand Prix
Day 4 of the LA Grand Prix produced some best times but also exposed the harshness of the level of competition if the swimmers don't execute their races properly. Richard Funk qualified for the "B" fi...
Jul 10, 2010 - LA Grand Prix Day 2 and 3 Report
The LA Grand Prix has produced some World Class results at the finish of Day 3 and the Keyano Swimmers are in the mix of things. The goal was to expose our National level swimmers to a higher level o...
Jul 8, 2010 - Congratulations Mercedes!
Congratulations to Mercedes Sloane for moving from 27th to 9th in the 800 Free at the Los Angeles Grand Prix finishing with a big best time of 8:51.96 . This is Mercedes first time at this level of ...
Jul 8, 2010 - Keyano's Youth Recognition Swimmers
Jul 7, 2010 - Bears on Deck!
Keyano Swimmers are at it again this Thursday to Sunday at the Los Angeles Grand Prix at the University of Southern California, the site of the 1984 Olympic Games. This Senior meet with over 1100 s...
Jul 6, 2010 - Keyano Kicks Off The Summer Race Season in Style!
Jul 5, 2010 - News Flash: Keyano Wins 14 & Under Provincials!!!!
Keyano Members: Your Keyano swimmers are the 2010 Alberta Provincial 14 & under long course CHAMPIONS!!!!!!!!! Great job swimmers! The score break down is as follows Over All Edmonton Keyano Swim Clu...
Jul 5, 2010 - Team Scoring Update after Day 3
Team Scoring Update after Day 3 at Alberta Senior and Age Group Provincials 14 & Under Girls - Team Scores Edmonton Keyano Swim Club 1,748.50 Olympian Swim Club 1,270 Cascade Swim Club 1,181.50 Un...
Jul 5, 2010 - More Details From Day 3 at Provincials
More news from Provincials, Congratulations to Lili Margitai who broke the 11-12 girls club record in the 50 Fly (LCM) in a time of 30.64.
Jul 4, 2010 - Provincials Day 3 Report
Hello Keyano Members, As day 3 of the Speedo Alberta Provincial Championship wraps up, the Bears continued their assault on the points table. After topping yesterday's points table on the age group...
Jul 3, 2010 - Rachel Maradyn Swims to a Gold Medal and Her First Western Qualifying Time!
Congratulations to Rachel Maradyn on her gold medal performance in the 11-12 girls 200 Fly tonight! Rachel is a very hard worker and her commitment to swimming is second to none. She has missed on...
Jul 3, 2010 - Mid Point Report - AB Provincials
At the mid-point of the Swim Alberta Age Group and Senior Provincials the Keyano swimmers are showing some great results. We have seen NAG & Provincial records broken, new Western Champs and Age Na...
Jul 1, 2010 - Lots of Bears on Deck!
The Alberta LC Senior and Age Group Provincials takes place this Friday to Monday at the Kinsmen Aquatic Centre. Keyano has 59 swimmers competing at this year's meet, which is a significant improve...
Jun 28, 2010 - Bears Across the Border
Bears Across the Border This weekend four Keyano Bears went to the Missoula Aquatic Club Firecracker Classic in Montana and expanded Bear Country. The swimmers competed across the border and enjoyed...
Jun 23, 2010 - Bears on Deck!
Seven young Bear swimmers are off to the Missoula Aquatic Club's Firecracker Invitational this Friday to Sunday in Missoula, Montana. This is a great meet for our up and coming swimmers and a chance f...
Jun 21, 2010 - Fierce Growl at AB Age Group Trials
This past weekend 11 of Keyano's finest up and coming swimmers competed at AB Age Group Trials in Lethbridge. The team swam very well and 7 of our Bears qualfied for AB Prov. Champs! Dino Neimarli...
Jun 16, 2010 - Bears on Deck!
For the third time in the last few weeks EKSC swimmers are competing in two meets this week. First up is the Santa Clara International Grand Prix in California where Lauren Gillespie will dive off the...
Jun 15, 2010 - Red Deer - No Freeze all Fry !!!!
The Bears had a very successful weekend in Red Deer at the Freeze or Fry Invitational. The coaches, swimmers, and parents were all very grateful that this year was a FRY year instead of the past thre...
Jun 10, 2010 - Bears on Deck!
Keyano swimmers are off the blocks again this weekend in two meets. First up is the Mission Viejo Nadadores Swim Meet of Champions where Lauren Gillespie will test herself in her first LC meet of th...
Jun 7, 2010 - Cascade Meet Allows Bears to Test Themselves
Cascade International Allows Bears to Test Themselves Swimmers Undeterred by Tough Situation Last week swimmers from National Select, Age group Elite and Age Group Select departed Wednesday from Ed...
Jun 6, 2010 - 10 and UNDER a huge success!!
The final 10 and under series has completed with great success for all Keyano Swimmers. Through out the 5 meet series keyano swimmers had 100 % improvement in either time or stroke technique. Well d...
Jun 4, 2010 - Congrats Jennifer and Mercedes!
Congratulations to Jennifer Morgan and Mercedes Sloane for being selected to the Swim Alberta - British Youth Nationals 16&Under Tour competing in Sheffield, GBR August 3 to 7, 2010. The girls were...
Jun 2, 2010 - Distance Swimmers to Train at Altitude
Jun 1, 2010 - Coach Mandy off to the Amazon!
Hello Keyano Members, This week I will be leaving on a 3-week volunteer program in the Amazon with an organization called Volunteer Eco Students Abroad (VESA). The volunteering consists of buildin...
Jun 1, 2010 - Bears on Deck!
Keyano Swimmers will be racing at two meets this week. First up is the Cascade Swimming International where twenty-four EKSC Swimmers will compete. This three day competition runs from Thursday to S...
May 31, 2010 - Zajac Meet Report
May 30, 2010 - Silver Cup Report
The Bears took to the pool for the SIlver Cup LC and stepped up once again!!!!. With only a month left in the season before the Championship meets, the team had numerous best times and put in a gre...
May 26, 2010 - Bears on Deck! x 2
EKSC Swimmers will be competing at two meets this weekend. First up is the Mel Zajac Jr. International hosted by the Pacific Dolphins Swim Club at UBC in Vancouver, BC. This Canadian Grand Prix will...
May 24, 2010 - HYACK Meet Report
Keyano Members, Over the weekend of May 20-23, a 23 member squad of Keyano swimmers attended the Hyack Youth Cup, the meet plays host to teams from across Canada and the US. The meet attracts great c...
May 20, 2010 - Bears on Deck!
Keyano Swimmers will be competing at the Hyack May Festival Youth Cup 2010 in New Westminster, BC this Fri to Sun. We expect great results from the 22 Bear swimmers entered in the meet. For results...
May 3, 2010 - Inaugural Vorgee Record Breaker Program a Success!
May 3, 2010 - Great Job Bears! Report EKI 2010
May 3, 2010 - Final Vorgee Meet a Big Success
Congratulations to all 70 Bears who competed at the final Vorgee meet this past weekend! Over two afternoons these swimmers competed against two teams from Sherwood Park and a team from Beaumont. ...
Apr 30, 2010 - Congratulations Lili Margatai!
Congratulations to Lili Margatai for breaking Janna Promislow's 26 year old Provincial and Club record in the 11&12 Girl's LC 200 Free tonight at EKI! Lili swam 2:11.84 Great job Lili!
Apr 30, 2010 - Congratulations Mercedes Sloane!
Congratulations to Mercedes Sloane for being the first receipient of the ASC Keyano Grizzly Award. Well done to all the swimmers that applied for this award as there were many deserving candidates....
Apr 29, 2010 - Bears on Deck!
Fourty-eight top Keyano swimmers will be in action at the Edmonton Keyano Invitational Thursday though Sunday. The club is hosting 350 swimmers from across Canada so the meet should prove to be f...
Apr 26, 2010 - 10u Series #4 Report
OSC 10&Under #4: The fourth meet of the ten and under series was a huge success. Our young Keyano Bears had a real presence on deck: cheering and supporting team mates at the marshalling area, winni...
Apr 20, 2010 - Congratulations Mercedes Sloane!
Congratulations to Mercedes Sloane for being the first recipient of the Esquire Swimmer Bursary Award as presented by Swim Alberta. Thanks to Esquire and James Hood from Swim Alberta for selecting Me...
Apr 19, 2010 - Western All-Star Meet Report
Hello Keyano Members, Three Keyano swimmers were in action between the 15th and the 18th of April in Kamloops. Hannah Lantz, Alisia Saroukian & Chelsea Chan were selected off the short course provinci...
Apr 15, 2010 - Congratulations to Mercedes & Fionnuala!
Congratulations to Fionnuala Pierse and Mercedes Sloane for being selected to the 2010 SNC Short Course "ID Team". Fionnuala was selected for the 17 year old girls 400 Free Relay and Mercedes was sel...
Apr 14, 2010 - Penguin Novice Series Report
Penguin Novice Meet #3 Report Well it was a good morning of racing and even better for achieving best times! The Bears showed up prepared and ready to race and did an amazing job of racing all of th...
Apr 14, 2010 - EKSC Swimmers selected to the NACC!
Congratulations to the following EKSC swimmers for being selected to the North American Challenge Cup! Selection was based on their short course performances between September 1, 2009 and March 31, 2...
Apr 8, 2010 - Florida Camp Final Report
Hello Members, Our swimmers returned to Edmonton April 5th after a terrific 12 day camp in Fort Lauderdale, FL. We left Edmonton with 3 goals to complete before returning; 1) become faster and fitt...
Apr 7, 2010 - Welcome Saskatoon Goldfins!
Welcome to 15 swimmers and Goldfin Head Age Group Coach Tim Smith! The Saskatoon Goldfins group will be swimming with Age Group Select and Coach Brad over the next week. This is a great opportunit...
Apr 7, 2010 - Extraordinary General Meeting
Attention ALL members of the Edmonton Keyano Swim Club. In accordance of Article 5.2 (b) of our Bylaws, I convene an EXTRAORDINARY GENERAL MEETING on April 21, 2010. This meeting is open to all me...
Apr 4, 2010 - Pan Pac Trials Report
Keyano swimmers took another big step forward as a team at the Pan Pac Trials in Montreal this week. The team goal going was to have everyone score and that goal was accomplished. Nine swimm...
Apr 1, 2010 - Report from Florida
Hello Keyano Members! As most of you are enjoying your spring break in one form or another, we thought a report on how the kids were doing in Florida was a great idea, as no doubt, your kids will ...
Mar 29, 2010 - Bears on Deck!
Nine Keyano Swimmers will be racing at the Spring Nationals/Pan Pac Trials in Montreal, March 31 to April 4. Swimmers representing the team are; Kier Maitland Fionnuala Pierse Nick Kostiuk (First Sen...
Mar 24, 2010 - Clarification on Suit Rule
Hello Members, Swimming Canada has clarified their position to us on the suits: Suits appearing on the 2010 FINA list, in their older models are legal to race in. Please be aware, that when racing ...
Mar 24, 2010 - The ASC Keyano Grizzly Award
The ASC ( Alberta Surgical Centre) Keyano Grizzly Award In association with the Alberta Surgical Centre (ASC), the Edmonton Keyano Swim Club (EKSC) is pleased to announce the ASC Keyano Gri...
Mar 23, 2010 - Dino Cup Report
At Dino Cup in Calgary this past weekend, nine of our 10&Under Keyano Bears competed hard and swam amazingly. The University of Calgary pool was packed with just over 200 10&Under swimmers from across...
Mar 23, 2010 - Bear on Deck!
Kier Maitland gets off the blocks this Thursday to Saturday at the Men's NCAA Division 1 Swimming and Diving Champs in Columbus, Ohio. Good luck to Kier as he competes in the 500 and 1650 Free. For...
Mar 22, 2010 - Swim Alberta 11-12 Camp and Duel Meet Report
This past weekend 9 Bears participated in the Swim Alberta 11-12 North South camp. The weekend opened with a team lunch and a discussion with CIS breaststroke champion Jason Block. The swimmers th...
Mar 20, 2010 - Congratulations Jason Chugh
Congratulations Jason Chugh for being named as an Alberta Staff Coach for the "Best of the West" Team tour competing in Kamloops, B.C. in mid April. Well done!
Mar 19, 2010 - Bears on Deck!
Ten of our top young up and coming swimmers are off to Calgary to compete in the Dino Cup this weekend. This 10&Under meet showcases some of the best 10&Unders in the Province and will be a good measu...
Mar 15, 2010 - The Swimming Culture by Dr. Cam McGinnis
Mar 15, 2010 - Double Double Report
Well done to the swimmers at Double Double this weekend. It was great to see Keyano swimmers get off the blocks LC soon after the SC Championship season. Swimmers were able to race in events for...
Mar 15, 2010 - Mini Cooper Car Raffle Update
The draw date for the Mini Cooper has been moved to the EKI weekend (April 30 - May 2, 2010). Thanks you to all who supported this worthwhile fundraising project. GOOD LUCK!!
Mar 13, 2010 - Congratulations Greg Farmer and Coach Brad
Congratulations to Greg Farmer for being selected to the North/South Dual Meet Team. Also, to Coach Brad MacCallum for being selected as a staff coach. Well done!
Mar 12, 2010 - Bears on Deck!
Keyano Swimmers will be in action this weekend at the first LC meet of the season. The OSC Double Double will take place at KSC Saturday afternoon and two sessions on Sunday. Over 90 Keyano swimmers ...
Mar 8, 2010 - Alberta Age Group Champs Report (updated)
Mar 6, 2010 - Keyano's 14 & unders set a strong standard!
Keyano's 14 & unders set a strong standard! On day 2 of the Alberta short course provincials, bears of all ages hit the blocks in night 2 of finals. A complete report will follow Monday, but suffice...
Mar 4, 2010 - Bears on Deck!
32 of the top 14&Under Keyano swimmers will be in action at the Alberta Age Group Championships at KSC this weekend hosted by EKSC. All EKSC members will be involved in this meet and we are looking fo...
Mar 1, 2010 - Bears Growl at Age Group Trials - Day 3
The third and final day was our best day qualifying another three swimmers into the Age Group Championships. Well done swimmers. At finals on Sunday the kids got up and swam tough, fighting for spots ...
Feb 28, 2010 - Well Done Kier Maitland and Lara Sreibers
Six-Peat Rebels! UNLV wins a sixth straight MWC Championship after dominating the final night of competition. Kier Maitland claimed the 1650 free title on Saturday night on his way to being name...
Feb 27, 2010 - BEARS GROWL - DAY 2
Age Group Provincials Day 2 was long but the team had some great swims in the morning and returned to fight again for medals in the evening. Keyano was well represented in tonight's finals and we came...
Feb 26, 2010 - BEARS GROWL!!!
DAY 1 of Age Group Trials has begun with a growl!!! Keyano walked into the Provincials ready to go. It was great to see that we were the only team that seem to do activation all together before we ...
Feb 24, 2010 - Bears on Deck!
Keyano Swimmers will be in action at two meets this week and weekend. Twenty-seven of our finest up and coming swimmers will compete at Millennium Place in Sherwood Park at the 2010 Alberta Age Group ...
Feb 22, 2010 - Canadian Western Champs Report
Feb 16, 2010 - Bears on Deck!
Keyano Swimmers will be in action this weekend at the first of the Short Course Championship Meets. Buoyed by the inspiring Gold Medal performance by Alex Bilodeau on Sunday, I know they will rise u...
Feb 15, 2010 - Vorgee Meet Report
The Bears stood up and raced well at the Vorgee Novice Series #3 on Friday, February 14th. It was exciting to see our swimmers support one another and swim fast with just a few weeks to go until Alb...
Feb 9, 2010 - Bears On Deck!
FRIDAY NIGHT AT THE RACES! Close to 70 Keyano swimmers will compete this Friday night at the Vorgee Series #3 Novice Meet at Bonnie Doon Pool. Come out, show your support and help at the meet. GO B...
Feb 8, 2010 - Black and Blue Report
Congratulations to the 24 swimmers who competed in Okotoks this past weekend. It was a great meet and the Bears continued to race very well against their competitors from southern Alberta. Our 12...
Feb 4, 2010 - Bears on Deck!
24 Keyano swimmers will be representing the team at the Foot Hills Swim Club, Black and Blue Invite in Okotoks this Saturday and Sunday. This is a prep meet for the upcoming Provincial A&B Champs and...
Feb 1, 2010 - Alberta Senior Champs Report
Jan 30, 2010 - Penguin Meet Report
Keyano went with a small group to the Penguin Mmeet and showed up ready to swim!! It was a quck meet of sprinting and a 200 IM with great swims by all who attended. Kids looked ready to go as they ge...
Jan 28, 2010 - Good Luck Nicole & Welcome Mandy!
Jan 28, 2010 - Bears on Deck!
Keyano Swimmers will be competing at two meets this weekend. Twelve kids from the Satellite pools will compete at the Penguin's Novice Series #2 at Grant MacEwan on Saturday. These swimmers are vyin...
Jan 26, 2010 - OSC 10&Under #3 Series Report
10&Under Series #3 Well, we are at the half way mark of the 10&Under Series and the Bears are getting faster and faster. This past meet saw a lot of improvements in best times, and we also have been...
Jan 26, 2010 - Congratulations Jason Chugh!
Well done Jason! Swimming Canada Announces Coach Mentorship Recipients for 2010 January, 26, 2010 OTTAWA - Swimming Canada announced today the names of the five recipients of the domestic coaching ...
Jan 25, 2010 - Bears in Action at CDSC
Jan 21, 2010 - Bears on Deck!
Keyano swimmers will be competing at the Canadian Dolphin's New Years Invitational this weekend in Vancouver. This is a last chance meet to qualify for Western Champs so we expect good things from th...
Jan 20, 2010 - Bears In Action At Blue Bears
Jan 14, 2010 - New Senior Development & Masters Coach (update)
Braiden Beamish will be taking over the duties as Senior Development and Masters Coach on Monday, Jan 18 for the remainder of the season. Erin Sutherland has done a great job in the interim but fou...
Jan 13, 2010 - Gibson and Whidney Shine
Congratulations to Cheryl Gibson for being inducted into the BC Sports Hall of Fame. Click here for more information. Cheryl will be a torchbearer for the Olympic Torch Relay in downtown Edmo...
Jan 9, 2010 - Price & Sloane in Yellowknife, NWT
Head Coach Steve Price and Mercedes Sloane have been invited to put on a swimming clinic for the Yellowknife Polar Bears Swim Club this weekend. The three day clinic aimed at swimmers from Alberta "B...
Jan 3, 2010 - Christmas Camp Report
Dec 15, 2009 - PCS Christmas Cracker Final Report
Congrats to all the swimmers who competed at this meet. Below is a brief outline of each swimmer's highlights. Noor Ali - 13th in the 100 fly and 1500 fr. 14th 50 fly and 200 fly Lauren Becker - 11...
Dec 13, 2009 - Cascade Age Group Challenge Report
Dec 13, 2009 - PCS Christmas Cracker Day 2 Report
Keyano raced very well on Day 2 of the PCS meet in Victoria. The team now sits in third overall and stands as the top ranked Alberta team. Alot of really fast swimming was done on day 2. Special ...
Dec 13, 2009 - PCS Christmas Cracker Day 3 Report
PCS Christmas Cracker Day 3 Report: Day 3 saw the bears racing hard in the morning qualify the greatest number of finals of the week-end. The morning session went extremely well, with best times had...
Dec 12, 2009 - VORGEE NOVICE MEET #2 ROCKS
Well it is great to see that we had such a great turn out for the Vorgee Novice Meet #2, and there were a lot of amazing swims to prove it. The Bears showed up ready to race and proved their readiness...
Dec 12, 2009 - PCS Christmas Cracker Day 1 Report
PCS, Victoria, Meet Report Day 1 A contingent of bears in action in Victoria put on a good showing on day one. 2 meet records were broken and two club records. The kids raced hard to a second plac...
Dec 8, 2009 - Bears Everywhere!
This week Keyano Swimmers are competing at four competitions. The Satellite and some Select 2 swimmers will compete at the EKSC Vorgee Novice Meet # 2 this Friday at Bonnie Doon Pool. The Cascade A...
Dec 7, 2009 - JP Fiset Report
Well done Keyano Swimmers on four days of quality racing at the JP Fiset Meet! Countless best performances were posted, club records broken, podium finishes, and new qualifying times achieved at a ...
Dec 2, 2009 - Bears on Deck!
Keyano Swimmers will be in action this Thursday to Sunday at the OSC - JP Fiset Invitational at our home pool, Kinsmen Sport Centre. We expect to see lots of best performances, podium results and a s...
Dec 1, 2009 - 10&Under Series #2 Report
The OSC #2 Novice Series was held this past Sunday at the Fountain Park Pool in St. Albert. The Keyano Bears came out with a roar and had many top place finishes as well as lots of best times! Congrat...
Nov 28, 2009 - Volunteers needed for JP Fiset and 10 and under series
The Olympian Swim Club is looking for help on deck. If you have a swimmer attending JP Fiset or the 10 and under series , and have not yet signed up to volunteer, please do so. It is a part ...
Nov 26, 2009 - Bears on Deck!
Molly Grove and Lauren Gillespie will compete this weekend in the University Cup at the University of Toronto and the Canada Cup at the Etobicoke Olympian. Molly will represent UBC and EKSC and Laure...
Nov 21, 2009 - Awards Banquet a success!
Thank you very much to Ruth Folk and her organizing committee for putting on a fantastic EKSC Awards Banquet at the Royal Mayfair Golf & Country Club. It was great to see over 110 members come out to...
Nov 21, 2009 - Kier in Texas!
Kier Maitland is competing this weekend at the University of Houston Invite with his college team the University of Nevada Las Vegas Rebels. Kier won the 500 Free on Friday under the NCAA "B" standard...
Nov 15, 2009 - BEARS GROWL at POPPY MEET
The Bears rocked two days in their own stomping grounds this past weekend.!!!! Many kids form every group stood up and swam hard this weekend, across the board were best times and qualifiyng times. Al...
Nov 11, 2009 - Bears on Deck!
Keyano swimmers will be competing at the STSC Poppy Invite this weekend at KSC. For results click here. Go Bears!
Nov 8, 2009 - Cascade Speed Meet Results
Cascade Speed Meet Report: November 7 th & 8 th the Bears were in action in Calgary, the annual Speed Meet plays host to some of the best clubs in Alberta. After getting off to a roaring star...
Nov 4, 2009 - Bears on Deck!
Keyano Swimmers will be in action at the Cascade Speed Meet this weekend in Calgary. EKSC swimmers will compete in the Blue Meet. Click here for the psych sheets. Molly Grove, Lauren Gillespie and ...
Oct 31, 2009 - Bear on Deck!
This weekend Kier Maitland and Lara Sreibers were on deck at dual meets against BYU and Utah. For results click here. Molly Grove competed at the BC Senior Circuit. For results click here. Go Be...
Oct 28, 2009 - Saskatoon Meet Report
Oct 21, 2009 - Bears on Deck!
Keyano swimmers will be competing at the Saskatoon Goldfins Invitational this weekend at the new aquatic center and home of the Western Champs in February 2010. Results can be found here. Go Bears!
Oct 19, 2009 - 10 Under Series #1 Report
Keyano is in the house!!!!! we were all impressed with the great swimming we saw at the first 10 and Under series meet. It is a great meet for beginner swimmers, although we didnt look like beginner...
Oct 18, 2009 - Oktoberfest Report
The Oktoberfest, in its new format, was a success. Although the meet started late due to some technical difficulties, it ran as planned. There were many best times posted by the younger swimmers...
Oct 17, 2009 - Bears on Deck!
Keyano swimmers are racing this weekend at local meets. First the Oktoberfest hosted by ESKC and the OSC 10&Under Series at Fountain Park. Go Bears!
Oct 3, 2009 - Timers clinic
For those members wishing to get their "official timer" qualifications, please click on the timer?s hand and it will take you to swim ab for the online course . Once finished the test, let Julianne ...
Sep 6, 2009 - Swim Alberta Youth Recognition and Top 5 Rankings
Attention Keyano Members, Please see the following links for the Swim Alberta LC Youth Recognition Recipients and the updated Top 5 Provincial Rankings. Youth Recognition Top 5 Rankings
Aug 23, 2009 - Fionnuala Pierse to compete at Canada Games this week
Fionnuala Pierse will represent EKSC as part of Team Alberta at the Canada Games in Charolettetown, PEI, Aug 24-28. Team Alberta will be out to win the meet against tough provinces like B.C., Ontario...
Aug 17, 2009 - Provincial Rankings
Please see the following links for the latest Provincial Rankings. Youth Recognition Top 5 Age Group Rankings FINA Top 24 Rankings
Aug 9, 2009 - Molly Grove wins Kilkee Bay swim in Irleand
Congratulations to Molly Grove for winning the 1.5 Km Open Water Kilkee Bay swim in Ireland. Molly is in Limerick visiting Fionna Doyle and her family. Well done Molly!
Aug 8, 2009 - Day 3 - North American Challenge Cup
On day 3 of the NACC Keyano?s Lili Margitai continued to swim very well. In addition to a relay spot and the 50 free Lili also swam the 200 im. During heats she recorded a personal best of 2:38....
Aug 7, 2009 - Day 2 North American Challenge Cup
EKSC swimmer Lili Margitai continued to represent her club and country very well on Day 2 of the NACC. Team Canada's youngest member swam to a 13th place finish in the 100 freestyle and a 10th pl...
Aug 5, 2009 - Day 1 - North American Challenge Cup
Congratulations to Lili Margitai who swam to a personal best of 2:15.89 in the prelims of girls 11-12 200fr at the NACC meet in California. Lili qualified for the final and placed 7th. She is Team ...
Aug 3, 2009 - Far Westerns Day 4 & 5 Report.
Far Westerns Report day 4 & 5: Now that the meet has wrapped up, the times are all posted, its all said and done: Congrats to all the bears in action this past week. Day 4 did have a lot of activit...
Aug 2, 2009 - Kier and Lili on Deck!
Kier Maitland competes at the Tri-Nations Cup in London this weekend in the 1500 Free. The results of the meet can be found here . Next week he competes in the British SC Grand Prix and those resu...
Jul 31, 2009 - Far Westerns Day 3 Report.
Far Westerns Day 3 Report Before getting to the details of day. As a group of Keyano members, made up of coaches, swimmers & parents, the collaboration from all involved has been exceptional. A spec...
Jul 30, 2009 - Far Westerns Day 2 Report.
Far Westerns Report Day 2 As day 2 wraps up, some details from yesterday and today Ommitted from yesterdays results were these 1500 placings: Devon Bibault - 1st Claire Yurkovitch - 3rd Tanner Haffer ...
Jul 29, 2009 - Far Westerns Day 1 Report.
Far Westerns Day 1 Report: Far Westerns kicked off today, with 1400 swimmers attending, there is some good competition here. Unfortunetly, Live Results are not available, as such, we will do our b...
Jul 28, 2009 - Bears on Deck!
Fionnuala Pierse and Molly Grove are competing this week at the British Youth and Open Championships in Sheffield, GBR. For results Click Here . Keyano Swimmers start competing this Wednesday throu...
Jul 21, 2009 - AGE GROUP NATIONALS REPORT
Jul 15, 2009 - Where are the Bears this Summer?
Where are the Bears this summer? With the end of the swim season coming up in August, Keyano swimmers will be spread out and competing around the world. First up is Age Group Nationals in Montre...
Jul 12, 2009 - World Trials Report Day 3 & 4 - Final
Day 3 and 4 of the World Championships Trials continued to be a success for Keyano swimmers. Day 3 saw Erin McDermott swim to her first National cut in the 100 Fly LC with a 1:04.12. Molly Grove and...
Jul 10, 2009 - World Trials Day 1 & 2 Report
Keyano Swimmers have shown they are on their game with great results in Montreal over the first two days of the World Championship Trials. The team is sitting at over 82% best times with two top 8 f...
Jul 5, 2009 - Bears on Deck in Montreal!
The World Championship Trials will be held in Montreal from July 8 to 11. EKSC will be represented by the following swimmers. Lydia Schramm Molly Grove Patricia Pierse Mercedes Sloane Erin McDermott ...
Jul 4, 2009 - Keyano Swimmers Shine In Calgary
Jul 2, 2009 - Firecracker Invite Report
Hey Everyone, Well we are all finally back in the City of Champions with our Montana meet now behind us, but we enjoyed every bit of it. Each swimmer walked away with at least two medals and three r...
Jun 26, 2009 - Bears In Montana - Day 1
Hello from Montana! Well we had a long drive yesterday, but woke up today refreshed and ready to go. We had Akesha swimming the 200 I.M. and Alec swimming his first 1500 free. Both of them swam ...
Jun 25, 2009 - Bears on Deck in Calgary!
The Keyano Swim Club has 44 swimmers representing the team this weekend at the Alberta Age Group & Senior LC Provincial Championships in Calgary . This is our biggest team in some time and...
Jun 24, 2009 - Bears on Deck in Montana
Good Luck to the Keyano swimmers heading to Montana this weekend to compete in the Firecracker Classic. Akesha Minifee-Cox Eric Bilan Alec Bilan Vanessa Pinel GO BEARS!! Coach Brad
Jun 16, 2009 - Santa Clara International Report
The Santa Clara International proved to be a very fast meet with the quality of performances posted by the various Olympic Medalists and World Record holders in prep for the World Championships in Jul...
Jun 15, 2009 - Age Group Trials Report
The Bears came to swim!!!! Last weekend we travelled to Calgary and came together as a team. Throughout the weekend we saw alot of stand up and fight swims from everyone on the team and it was great t...
Jun 12, 2009 - Bears on Deck
Good luck to all our swimmers on the Age Group Trials team heading to Calgary today. Swim fast in the morning and make that second swim in finals! Keep up with the action...live results can be fou...
Jun 12, 2009 - Welcome Silver Tide Swimmers
Thursday, June 11 to Saturday, June 13 a group of 12 and under swimmers from Silver Tide SC will be swimming with the Age Group Selects. We had a great practice Thursday evening together and all th...
Jun 11, 2009 - Cascade Meet Report
A good showing by our swimmers this past weekend at the Cascade Meet in Calgary. Many swimmers competed in multiple finals and recorded best ever times. GO BEARS!!! Here are some of the highlights...
Jun 10, 2009 - 10&Under Series 5 Report
Congratulations to all our Bears who competed in the final meet in the 10 & Under Series! There has been a marked improvement in our swimmers? performances over the course of the Series meets. I have ...
Jun 10, 2009 - Bears on Deck!
Kier Maitland and Lauren Gillespie are attending the Santa Clara International Swim Meet this weekend in California. This prestigious meet will see some of the biggest names in the sport compete in p...
Jun 9, 2009 - Freeze or Fry Report
Excellent Job to all Keyano swimmers on their performances at Freeze or Fry this past weekend in Red Deer! Although this meet was more of a freeze than a fry, our club showed resilience and a willingn...
Jun 4, 2009 - Bears all over the Deck!
This weekend there are Keyano swimmers competing at three different meets around the province. The Calgary Cascade Swimming International - Real Time Results can be found here. The Red Deer Catali...
Jun 2, 2009 - Bears Growl at Silver Cup
Congratulations to all Keyano swimmers on their performances at Silver Cup! Our swimmers raced really well and showed huge improvements in technique. Many of our swimmers swam 100% best times. We...
May 28, 2009 - Team Aquatic Supplies Youth Recognition Recipients
The Team Aquatic Supplies Youth Recognition Recipients for the 2008/09 Short Course Season have been posted on the Swim Alberta website. Well done to Keyano swimmers that made the standards. We expect...
May 28, 2009 - Bears on Deck!
Keyano swimmers will be in action this weekend at the Silver Cup Invitational hosted by the Silvertide Swim Club. Real time results and meet start times can be found here. Please look under "Events...
May 25, 2009 - Keyano Swimmers very successful in Vancouver!
The week in Vancouver was very successful with the Keyano program taking another step forward. Molly Grove and Mercedes Sloane had the opportunity to train with Olympic Gold Medalist, Bronte Barrett a...
May 20, 2009 - Bears on Deck!
Kier Maitland will lead a strong group of Keyano swimmers attending the Mel Zajac Jr. International Swim Meet this Fri through Sun, at the UBC Aquatic Centre in Vancouver, B.C. The meet boasts World ...
May 20, 2009 - Keyano swimmers were in action over the May long week-end in New Westminster at
Hyack Report Keyano swimmers were in action over the May long week-end in New Westminster at the storied Hyack Youth Cup. We traveled to the meet with a small contingent, only 17 swimmers from 10-16...
May 14, 2009 - May's BearTracker Newsletter!
Check out May's Beartracker Newsletter now: click here for a good read.
May 14, 2009 - Update from Hyack Meet
Hi from Hyack!!! There were some good swims today at the Hyack Meet! Coach Jay and I are excited about how our swimmers performed on the first day of the meet. Many of the results have not been pos...
May 4, 2009 - EKI Coaches Report
Congratulations to Keyano Swimmers and Coaches for a job well done at the 30th Anniversary Edmonton Keyano International Swim Meet. EKSC finished third in the meet, 7 points behind second place OSC. ...
Apr 30, 2009 - 13-14 Alberta/B.C. Dual Meet Report
This past weekend Mercedes Sloane, Chelsea Chan, Samantha Dimma and Sabra Starman represented Alberta at the Alberta/B.C. Dual Meet and Camp in Kamloops, B.C. 64 swimmers from both provinces came toge...
Apr 30, 2009 - Congratulations to Annamay Pierse!
Congratulations from EKSC to Annamay Pierse for winning the CIS Female Athlete of the Year for 2008/09. Click here to read more . Well done Annamay!
Apr 30, 2009 - Swim Alberta Top 5 SC Rankings
Congratulations to all Keyano swimmers that ranked top 5 in their age group for the short course season. I would like to see more swimmers ranked in the top 5, in more events, this spring and summer. ...
Apr 30, 2009 - Bear on Deck!
Keyano Swimmers will be competing at our flagship meet this weekend at the Kinsmen Sport Centre. This is the 30th Annual Edmonton Keyano International and we look forward to some fast racing! Please ...
Apr 29, 2009 - Florida Training Camp Report
The training camp in Fort Lauderdale March 30 to April 9, for swimmers in the Age Elite and National Select Groups was a great success. The theme of the camp was to train and play hard! The kids that ...
Apr 29, 2009 - Double Double Success
This past weekend our swimmers competed very well at the OSC Double Double meet. EKSC had many great swims and a large number of swimmers in finals! Our swimmers showed a real improvement in not o...
Apr 28, 2009 - Cascade Camp
April 16-18 a small group of swimmers from Keyano visited Cascade for a three day mini camp. This was a unique opportunity for our swimmers to practice with many of the top age group swimmers in Al...
Apr 17, 2009 - AB North/South Dual Meet Report
This past weekend many of Keyano's Age Group Select swimmers participated in the Swim Alberta North-South Duel Meet and Camp. The following Keyano swimmers were selected for this unique opportunity to...
Apr 17, 2009 - Congratulations Lili Margitai!
This past weekend Swim Canada informed us that one of our young swimmers was selected to join a Canadian National Team heading to Veracruz, Mexico in August 2009. Congratulations to Lili Margitai who...
Apr 16, 2009 - Swim-a-thon April 22
Swim ? A ? Thon Prizes !!! Top Collector PRIZE from each group: $50.00 gift card Top 3 overall collectors PRIZES are: # 1 $200.00 Gift Card ...
Apr 11, 2009 - Dino Cup Report
Congratulations to: Micheal Antifaoff Ysannah, Avient-Lario Gabriella Belony Alec Bilan Eric Bilan Victoria Caldwell James Church Madeline Durocher Karah Folk MacKenzie Hempel Aliesha Meagher Emily Mi...
Mar 26, 2009 - Alberta Age Group Championships Report 2009
Mar 23, 2009 - Congratulations Keyano Swimmers!
Congratulations to the following Keyano swimmers for qualifying for the various Swim Alberta Tour Teams this spring and summer! Canada Games Fionnuala Pierse Alberta/B.C. Dual Meet Mercedes Sloane Che...
Mar 23, 2009 - Kier Maitland to Compete at NCAA's
Kier Maitland will be competing at his first NCAA Div 1 Men's Swimming & Diving Championships this week. The meet is in College Station, Texas and runs from March 26-28. Kier will compete in the 500 ...
Mar 18, 2009 - Bears on Deck!
This weekend there are 28 Keyano swimmers representing the club at the Speedo Alberta Age Group Provincial Championships in Calgary. This is the last Championship meet of the SC season, and we are lo...
Mar 17, 2009 - Spring Nationals Report
The Canadian Short Course Nationals in Toronto was an exciting meet with many Senior National and Age Group National records broken. Of course the highlight of the meet was Annamay Pierse breaking the...
Mar 6, 2009 - Bears on Deck!
Molly Grove, Fionnuala Pierse and Grainne Pierse will be competing at Spring Nationals, March 11-15 at the University of Toronto. Lauren Gillespie, representing Uof A, will also be competing. For res...
Feb 28, 2009 - Congratulations Kier Maitland!
Congratulations to Kier Maitland for his record setting performances at the Mountain West Swimming and Diving Championships this weekend. Kier won the 500 Free, 1650 Free and ...
Feb 25, 2009 - Kier Maitland Competes in Oklahoma
Kier Maitland will compete today through Saturday at the Mountain West Conference Swimming Championships in Oklahoma City. Story from the UNLV Rebels website The UNLV men?s and women?s swimming and d...
Feb 24, 2009 - Bears on Deck!
Keyano Swimmers will be competing at the Speedo Alberta Senior Provincial Champs (15 & Over swimmers) this weekend in Medicine Hat. You can fine the results here . Good luck and go Bears!
Feb 24, 2009 - AB Trials Report
Congratulations to Rebecca Campbell, Rebecca Carrick, Jaycee Conroy, Claire Grehan, Tess Hafer, Lexi Saldivar, Lydia Woo, Mychaela Zack, Noor Ali, Grahamn Campbell and Lucas Green for their efforts at...
Feb 22, 2009 - Congratulations Lauren and Grainne!
Congratulations to Lauren Gillespie (UofA) and Grainne Pierse (UBC) for their outstanding results at the CIS University Swimming Championships this weekend at the University of British Columbia. B...
Feb 22, 2009 - Five Sisters = 14 records!
Five Sisters = 14 records! It?s official; all five Pierse sisters are now holders of EKSC Club Records. Grainne Pierse is the latest to add her name to the club record book with her swim in the 50...
Feb 19, 2009 - Bears on Deck!
Keyano Swimmers are competing this weekend at the AB Age Group Trials at Millennium Place in Sherwood Park. This is the last meet for swimmers to qualify for AB Age Group Champs at the end of March...
Feb 18, 2009 - Updated Team Records
Please go to the "Team Info" tab to view the updated Team Records. Congratulations to Molly Grove for breaking her own record in the 1500 Freestyle for girls 15-17 and to Patricia Pierse for her recor...
Feb 16, 2009 - Bright Future in Edmonton Pools
Please go to this link to read a story on Molly Grove, Deanna Mathews and Lori Layne Kremer in today's Edmonton Journal. Click here to read.
Feb 16, 2009 - Western Champs Report
Four days of racing saw some much improved performances from Keyano Swimmers at the Speedo Western Canadian Champs. As a team we placed 12 th overall and 8 th in the Women?s category. Last season in...
Feb 13, 2009 - Congratulations Molly Grove and all the Bear swimmers!
Congratulations Molly Grove and all the Bear swimmers! Bear swimmers had a great first night of racing with an impressive amount of personal best times and podium finishes. Molly Grove started the...
Feb 12, 2009 - Canadian Swimmers to hit the water this weekend at Speedo Western Champs
?Olympic Bronze Medallist Ryan Cochrane to headline Westerns" Ottawa, ON (February 11, 2009) ? Over 1200 swimmers will compete this weekend at the Speedo Eastern and Western Championships in Halifax...
Feb 10, 2009 - Bears on Deck at home in Edmonton!
Keyano Swimmers will be competing this week at Speedo Western Canadian Championships at the Kinsmen Sport Centre and at the Penguins Development Series 2 at UofA. Good luck to all EKSC swimmers. Go Be...
Jan 28, 2009 - Bears on Deck!
Keyano Swimmers will be competing this weekend at the University of Alberta at the Fast Eddies Sprint Invitational, hosted by the Penguin Swim Club. Go Bears!
Jan 26, 2009 - OSC 10&Under Report
OSC 10&Under Series Report It was a great meet for the 10 and under athletes of Keyano. Not only did we make an enormous amount of best times, we also stepped up and won multiple heats. It was great t...
Jan 26, 2009 - CDSC Invite Report & Other
Jan 22, 2009 - Bears on Deck in Vancouver!
Keyano Swimmers will be competing at the Canadian Dolphin New Years Invitational this weekend. Results and Psych Sheets can be found here. Click Here .
Jan 21, 2009 - Welcome Coach Reid
Welcome to Coach Liz Reid from Belfast , Ireland ! Liz is here on a visitation and professional development opportunity to view the Keyano Swim Club and work with the coaches. Liz will tr...
Jan 21, 2009 - Blue Bears Report
Congratulations to all Keyano swimmers who raced at Blue Bears this past weekend! I am very impressed with how well our team swam. Many of our swimmers had 100% best times! We also raced very well ...
Jan 20, 2009 - Blue Bears Invitatonal: A Great Success
Congratulations to the organizing committee for a successful swim meet over the weekend. The Keyano parents worked extremely hard to produce a well run and effcient meet. A HUGE BEAR HUG and thank ...
Jan 15, 2009 - Bears on Deck!
Keyano Swimmers will be competing at the Blue Bears Invitational and the University of Alberta's Green and Gold Meet this weekend. You can find results for the Blue Bears Meet on the club website. Go...
Jan 13, 2009 - Blue Bears Web Page is now live
All Blue Bears info is now available on the real time site: Blue Bears Check back often for late breaking news and during the meet for live results.
Jan 5, 2009 - Blue Bears Invitational Sign-Up
The sign up deadline for Blue Bears Officials has been changed to January 14, 2009. If your swimmer is competing in this meet you are requested to officiate 3 of the 5 sessions. Please go to the Job...
Dec 28, 2008 - Age Group Challenge - Report
The Cascade Age Group Challenge was a great success for Edmonton Keyano. Alec Bilan led the way with multiple medals, winning gold in the 50 BK, which also qualified him for Alberta Age Group Champ...
Dec 20, 2008 - Annual EKSC Awards Brunch Recipients
Dec 17, 2008 - Bears on Deck!
Keyano Swimmers will be in Calgary this weekend at the Cascade Age Group Challenge. To see their results please click here . Go Bears!
Dec 15, 2008 - PCS Christmas Cracker Report
Dec 10, 2008 - Fionnuala Pierse - Global Athlete of the Week
Congratulations to Fionnuala Pierse for being named the "Global Athlete of the Week" for the week of Dec 9, 2008. Fionnuala was featured at her High School Swimming Championships last week. To watch F...
Dec 9, 2008 - Bears on Deck!
Keyano swimmers will be racing at the Pacific Coast Swimming - Christmas Cracker Invitational Meet this weekend. Bear swimmers will be looking to improve their perfromaces from the JP Fiset Meet this ...
Dec 9, 2008 - Morgan Returns
Jen Morgan wrapped up her Toronto tour with success. Jen had this to say "It was a great experience and a very fast meet, I was happy with several swims and had a lot of fun." After fighting off a ...
Dec 8, 2008 - JP Fiset Report
Keyano swimmers stepped up at the JP Fiset Meet over the weekend and produced many personal best times and medal winning performances. The meet with over 800 swimmers was very competitive and Bear swi...
Dec 5, 2008 - Morgan in TO
Jen Morgan is in action this week-end on the other side of the country, at the North York Youth Cup competing with Team Alberta. You can keep up to date on how she id oing by clicking here Go JEN...
Dec 3, 2008 - Bears on Deck!
The JP Fiset Meet will be hosted at the Kinsmen Sport Centre from Thu to Sun this week. We have over 90 Bear swimmers in the meet and it should be a fast weekend of swimming! For live results and to ...
Dec 2, 2008 - OSC 10&Under Series #2 Report
Hello Parents and Swimmers, This past Sunday, our 10 & under swimmers successfully competed at the 10 & Under Series #2 meet at St. Albert. Many swimmers improved on their previous best times for t...
Nov 27, 2008 - Bears on Deck!
Lauren Gillespie, competing for the University of Alberta, will be racing at the Canada Cup in Toronto this weekend. To see Lauren's results, click here . Keyano swimmers will also be competing at ...
Nov 12, 2008 - Long Course Club Records are now online
All Club Long Course Records are now available on the Team Records Page!
Nov 12, 2008 - Cascade Blue Meet Report
The Cascade Blue Meet was a success for Keyano swimmers with many best times posted. Bear swimmers are finding the podium more often and have become a much more competitive team in the province. This ...
Nov 12, 2008 - Bear Tracker Newsletter for November is now Available
The November 2008 edition of the Bear Tracker Newsletter is now available for download here . Thanks to Julianne Hafer for putting this together!
Nov 11, 2008 - Updated EKSC Short Course Club Records
Please go to the "Team Info" tab to see the updated EKSC SC Club Records. Congratulations to Lili Margitai for breaking the 10&Under Girls Club and Provincial SC Record the 200 Free and to Fionnual...
Nov 11, 2008 - Poppy Meet Report
Hi Swimmers and Parents, This past weekend, our swimmers successfully competed at the Poppy Invitational swim meet at Kinsmen. We had many swimmers destroy their previous best times, achieve new Alb...
Nov 7, 2008 - Bears on Deck!
Keyano swimmers will be competing at the Cascade Blue Meet and the Poppy Invitational this weeknd. Results for the Cascade Meet can be found here. http://www.cascadeswimming.com/2008SlinshotSpeedMeet....
Nov 3, 2008 - Bears Are On The Prowl!
The first Penguin Novice Series was a huge success for the Bears. We were the only team to start of with a group stretch, and before warm up we kicked things off with an excellent Keyano cheer! We had...
Oct 31, 2008 - Bears on Deck!
Keyano swimmers are at the University of Alberta this Saturday competing at the Penguin's Novice Series Meet. Go Bears!
Oct 30, 2008 - Updated EKSC Short Course Club Records
Please go to the "Team Info" tab to see the updated EKSC SC Club Records. Congratulations to Lili Margitai for breaking the 10&Under Girls Club Records in the 400 Free and the 200 back at the Saskat...
Oct 27, 2008 - Bears rule the pool in the toon
Bears rule the pool in the toon There were bears on deck over the week end of October 24th. They took to the road Thursday morning for their first hit out of the season, a three and half day meet in...
Oct 24, 2008 - Bears on Deck!
Keyano swimmers are in Saskatoon this weekend competing at the Saskatoon Goldfins Invitational. For results please go to http://goldfins.ideapoint.ca/ Go Bears!
Oct 22, 2008 - EKSC Masters/Triathlon Club Registration Now Open!
The New Edmonton Keyano Masters/Triathlon Club is now accepting registration for the upcoming season ! (Season Starts Nov. 1) Simply download the form below, fill it out, then bring it to the pool a...
Oct 21, 2008 - 10&Under Series Report
The OSC 10& Under Series was an amazing start to the year of racing. Everything went well, Dev 3's were enjoying the swim meet, Dev 2's are starting to race, and Dev 1's are swimming faster and its aw...
Oct 20, 2008 - Oktoberfest Success!
Our first meet of the year was a great success. A huge thank you goes out to the officials, parents, swimmers and coaches for a fantastic team effort. A special thank you to all those ...
Oct 18, 2008 - EKSC Girls 10&U 200 m Freestyle Relay Breaks Provincial Record!
At the Octoberfest Meet this past Saturday, the EKSC Girls 10&U Relay broke the provincial record in the 200m Freestyle Relay, clocking in at a blistering 2:10.97, bettering the previous record of 2...
Oct 18, 2008 - Congratulations Molly Grove
Congratulations to Molly Grove for receiving the City of Edmonton?s Citation and Performance Award for her outstanding 5KM Open Water win in her age group at Age Nationals last summer. Mo...
Oct 17, 2008 - Congratulations Jennifer Morgan
Congratulations to Jennifer Morgan for being selected to the Swim Alberta Youth Tour Team that will compete at the Youth Cup in North York, Ontario in early December. This is the second sea...
Oct 16, 2008 - Edmonton Keyano Masters/Tri Club
Attention All Bear Swim Parents: The resurgence of the Edmonton Keyano Masters/Tri Club will begin on November 1, 2008 . We encourage you all to take part and swim with Coach Josh Hockin for fun,...
Oct 14, 2008 - Location for Officials Clinics
The Level 1 and 2 Clinics will take place on the third level above the pool. Please meet at the Southeast corner on the main level at 4:50 pm on Wednesday, October 15th. There is still time to ...
Oct 14, 2008 - Octoberfest Update
A reminder to parents and swimmers that there will be regular training on Saturday morning starting at 6:45AM in the program room. Be sure to check the event for the entry file. CAUTION: When wri...
Oct 10, 2008 - Officials Clinic Update
Attention all participants registered in the upcoming Officials Clinics: Please email Norma Lachance ( mathdva@hotmail.com ) which clinic you are attending (Level 1 Timing or Level Stroke/Turn) ...
Oct 7, 2008 - Provincial Stroke Camps
Congratulations to the following EKSC swimmers for being selected to the Swim Alberta Stroke Camps this fall and spring. Fall Camp - Fort McMurry Chelsea Chan Jennifer Morgann Spring Camp - ...
Oct 7, 2008 - Congratulations Kier Maitland
Congratulations to Kier Maitland for being named to Swimming Canada?s carded athlete?s list. Based on Kier?s performances last season he is the only swimmer from the Northern Region to be...
Sep 24, 2008 - Updated Meet & Event Schedule
The updated EKSC Meet & Event Schedule is now posted under the ?Team Info? tab. This is draft 3 and will be updated for meets and events runing from March to August 2009.
Sep 19, 2008 - Bingo Scoreboard Update to August 31st,2008
Sep 10, 2008 - Looking for a Car Pool? Try carpool.ca!
Families who would like to start carpooling to and/or from workouts can register on www.carpool.ca to hook up with other familes to organize group carpools. Thanks to Deanna Zack for the heads up!
Aug 19, 2008 - Alberta Summer Games
Congratulations to Keyano Swimmers Pearce Hanna and Tanner Hafer for earning medals in Triathlon and Swimming at this year?s Alberta Summer Games ! Pearse earned a BRONZE medal as the youngest o...
Aug 4, 2008 - Congratulations Lili!
Congratulations to Lili Margitai for a job well done at Far Westerns this past weekend. The meet had 1300 swimmers and 120 teams competing and Lili was very competitive throughout the 4 days of racin...
Jul 31, 2008 - Bears on Deck!
Kier Maitland will be competing at the Tri-Nations Cup, Aug 1 - 2 at Laval University in Quebec city. This inaugural competition will showcase Canada?s 2012 Olympic potential hopefuls. Swimmers wil...
Jul 30, 2008 - Little Bear on Deck!
Lili Margitai will be the lone Bear competing at Far Westerns in San Jose, California Jul 30 - Aug 3. This will be Lili?s first time competing in an outdoor pool and she will have a big challenge tak...
Jul 23, 2008 - Bears on Deck!
Keyano swimmers will be in Calgary from July 23-28 at the Age Group Nationals. The 13 member squad will be looking for strong performances as they compete against the best young swimmers from accross...
Jul 21, 2008 - Team Photo Album
Attention Keyano Membership: Team photos can now be found under the 'Members Info' tab. You must be logged in to access these pictures. Thanks to Craig Maitland for the great shots!
Jul 21, 2008 - 2007-2008 Bingo Scorecard
Jul 18, 2008 - EKSC Registration Information and Summer Office Hours
EKSC will begin accepting registrations for the 2008/2009 swim season on August 11th 2008. You may sign up before this, but you will not receive a confirmation e-mail until after August 11th. The K...
Jul 18, 2008 - New Web Site
Welcome to the new EKSC Web Site! This site will provide more options to the membership and will be updated throughout the season. Registration information for New and Returning Members can be foun...
Jul 18, 2008 - August Bingo Roster update
August Bingo Rosters are now available under "Members Info" tab, Bingo Info.
Jul 16, 2008 - Bears on Deck!
Lauren Gillespie is the lone Keyano swimmer representing the club at Summer Nationals in Winnipeg. The meet runs from July 16-20 and is the final tune up for Canada?s Olympic Squad before heading to ...