Welcome to Mallards Swim
Team provides high quality swimming
programs for the youth of our community as well as
delivers world class training opportunities to
those who choose to pursue a high performance path in
Team is a year-round competitive swim team offering high
quality professional coaching and technique instruction for all
ages and abilities.
The Mallards Swim
Team is based in the City of Markham and
uses 5 pools (Markham PAN AM, Thornlea, Cornell, Centennial and
Angus Glen) to accommodate the 220 families that are registered
with Swimming Canada.
Team has grown rapidly over its 5 year existence and we
continually strive to maintain this growth and training of young
swimmers to maintain a well-rounded competitive swim
team. We host the Alex Baumann Invitational, Mallards
Winter Long Course and the Mallards Long Course Challenge swim
meets which typically accommodate over 4000 entries of competitive
as well as novice swimmers annually.
Our Achievements In our
short history Mallards Swim Team has already sent
11 swimmers to Age Group Nationals
- 35 swimmers are Top 50
Swimmers in Canada in respective age groups
- 2 swimmers are Top 5
Swimmers in Canada
- Division 1- Top 20 Teams
- Participation in Eastern
Nationals, Age Group Nationals, Junior Provincials
- We proud of our Senior
Nationally qualified swimmers
Team is organization whose goal is to be considered among
the up and coming elite programs in Canada and to be a leader in
swimming programs at all levels. To this end, we are very
appreciative of the support of Markham residents
and especially Markham City Council.
We are excited about the
recent announcements of a new lane 25 meter pool for 2012 as well
as the proposed addition of at least one and possibly 2 - 50 meter
pools prior to the 2015 Pan-Am Games. This latest
announcement and foresight by Markham City Council
will put Markham on the map for National and
International events for years to come.
17 Reasons to join
- Safe, low risk of
- Extremely healthy
- Establishes a daily and
weekly fitness routine.
- Teaches water safety and
- Opens other recreational
opportunities such as surfing, water skiing, scuba diving,
snorkeling, water parks, boating and water polo.
- Coaches are certified
- Swimmers are strong
- Family activities required
some parent’s involvement.
- Excellent coach to swimmer
ratio at a low cost.
- Small amount of equipment
- Swimming offers year-round
fitness regardless of weather or season.
- Swimming helps fight
obesity, the number one health problem facing Canadian
- Swimming is something
everybody can do regardless of size, age or ability.
- Competition is conducted
by age and ability.
- Swimmers compete against
oneself, the clock, and opponents. Results are
- Swimming offers the best
of both team and individual sports.
- Swimming can provide an
additional avenue to get into colleges and
For Application forms
please click here