"For success to be achieved and
sustained, a team's philosophy must be compatible with the coaching
staff's level of commitment, the parent's level of support, and the
athlete's ultimate goal."
The Fort McMurray Swim Club was formed in 1971
and operates under the rules and regulations of Swimming Natation
Canada (SNC). Its sole purpose is to aid, support and
advance competitive swimming for children showing a desire and
ability in the sport.The Club is maintained through an organization
known as the Fort McMurray Swim Club, composed of parents acting as
officials and officers on a voluntary basis. It is a
non-profit organization and relies solely on the support and
efforts of parent members to maintain its operation.
FMSC was incorporated under the Alberta Societies Act on November
15, 1979 (Registration #50225697). Club bylaws were revised
in 1990, 1993, 2003, 2005, 2007 and most recently in 2012.
The Club is structured to promote and foster successful swimming
and the competitive desire to advance in the sport.
To be a Manta requires a high level of motivation and perseverance
involving in the advanced age categories between 15 and 20 hours of
rigorous physical training weekly. This past season saw the
Mantas experience continued success in the pool, qualifying even
more swimmers for provincial and national level
A world class swim club
inspiring individual, community and national pride through the
pursuit of personal and aquatic excellence.
A community based
competitive program that allows swimmers to compete at the highest
levels of the sport by providing technical, social and financial