the St. Albert Sailfish Swim Club.
The St. Albert
Sailfish Swim Club is a summer swim club that was formed in 1968.
We are a not-for-profit club run by volunteers and supported by
membership and fundraising.
The club swims from
the beginning of May thru to mid August. The club swims at the
Fountain Park Pool in May, July and August and outdoors at the
Grosvenor Pool in June. The Sailfish Swim Club consists of
approximately 90 swimmers. The club ranges from the ages of 5
through to 17 as well in ability. Our club is affiliated with
the Alberta Summer Swim Association (ASSA), a division of Swim
Alberta, the provincial governing body for competitive swimming.
ASSA provides administration, communication, insurance and
governance for summer swim clubs. A part of the registration fees
paid out ensure that all swimmers are registered with ASSA and
receive the Provincial Insurance offered by
Welcome to the St.
Albert Sailfish Swim Club. The Sailfish began in the summer of
1968, training out of Grosvenor and Fountain park pools, and has
been a fixture of the community for many years. We invite you to
join the fun and excitement of our club and become a part of our
history of success!
The St. Albert
Sailfish offer programs available to swimmers who are a minimum of
5 years of age by May 1st and at minimum able to swim
1 length of the pool unassisted. The season starts each
year on the first Monday of May and typically goes to the third
weekend in August. Training is evenings Monday through Friday, with
some mornings in July and August depending on your group placement.
Swimmers will be initially assessed during the first week of
training and placed into groups determined by their skill level and
age. Training is primarily out of Fountain Park Pool with some
training at Grovesnor during June.
To provide a summer
swimming program to participants so that they may experience
success by striving for personal bests.
skills and competitive swimming with an empahsis on swimming
FUNdamentals in a safe and positive environment that allows the
swimmer to be the best that they can be.