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By Agatha Leung On January 28th and 29th, 43 Elite, Senior and some Age group swimmers attended LMR Champs at Watermania. Even after a tiring three-day meet last week, all swimmers were able to perform incredibly well. Of 242 events swam, our swimmers achieved a whopping 157 new best times. For many of these events, swimmers had very limited rest in between races. Nonetheless, they swam to the best of their abilities and their hard work paid off. We have many new Divisional and Provincial qualified events. Very well done...

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By Octavian R. On Saturday and Sunday, January 28 - 29, 2023, 14 Gators Swimmers from Age, Gold, Silver and Alligator attended Chena 12 & Under Swim Meet. Two days of great swim meet for all young Gators swimmers. Although, there is no new LMR qualified this time but they showed good result and dropped in their individual timing in multiple events. Most of our swimmers swam 4 individual events and relay events. Some of them also brought the Bellringer Prize from Chena and they loved it. Great job team...

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February Schedule change note: February 12, Sunday, Junior, Gold, Silver, Bronze, Alligator, Crocodile A/B/C, Gecko A/B/C, and Salamander A/B are attending Mid-season Time Trial at Templeton from 7:45 to 11:00 am. Event signup required. Senior, Age’s practice on February 12, Sunday at Templeton is cancelled. Senior, Age have an extra practice on February 11, Saturday from 6:45-8:45pm at Renfrew pool. Elite A/B are attending the Winter Divisional Championships on February 17-19, 2023. Elite has no practice on February 17,18 and 19. February 20, Monday is Family Day. No practice for...

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By Daniel Camacho, Three days of a great swim meet gave the gators good results and showed improvement in the swimmers. Friday morning, the team began the journey with the 800 FR and 1500 FR races, where the swimmers from Elite group had good results. During the [Friday] evening, Age and Senior groups arrived to participate in 100 BK, 200 FL and 400 IM. By the end of the first day, gators had the first divisional qualifier from the age group. Saturday came by fast, and the whole team was...

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January schedule change note January 6, Friday, Templeton has service training. Age’s practice is cancelled. Elite's practice on January 5, Thursday and January 6, Friday, at Hillcrest, are cancelled. January 5, Thursday, Elite B joins Elite A's practice from 4:30-7:00 pm at JCC. January 7, Saturday, Elite has practice at Templeton from 5:45-8:00 am. January 7, Saturday, Junior’s practice at Templeton is cancelled. Junior has practice at Renfrew pool from 6:45-8:45 pm instead. January 8, Sunday, Elite A/B and Senior have practice from 7:45-10:00am at Templeton. Age and Junior has...

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By Anchie Xu On December 16 -18, we had 25 swimmers from Elite A/B, Senior and Age attend the Richmond Rapids FastMeet. It was the last swim meet in 2022, and our coaches and swimmers were excited about it. For some young swimmers, it was an excellent experience to have a preliminaries and finals meet and swim with higher-level athletes. The meet was long and tiring, but our swimmers did a fantastic job. We broke 6 new club records, got 95 personal best times, and achieved 2 new Provincial and...

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Killarney has annual maintenance from January 3-29, 2023. Please click the links below to view the temporary training schedule. Elite group January schedule Pre-competitive and Development January schedule (Killarney groups) Age group has practice on January 7, 14, 21, and Saturday at 5:45-8:00 am at Templeton pool. On January 28 &29, we are attending the LMR champs. The pools are facing big challenges in finding lifeguards to fill out the shifts due to the staff shortage and unforeseen staff sick leaves; our pool times might get cancelled or reduced due...

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By Leo Zhi, On Sunday, January 18, Gold, Silver, Bronze, Alligator, and Crocodile A, B, and C attended the Chena Developmental Meet at the Harry Jerome Pool in North Vancouver. One of the highlights of this meet was the Santa Claus relay. Swimmers retrieved different items to place in Santa’s bag, who then had to bring the bag to the other side (images attached). For many swimmers, this was the first time experiencing a multi-club swim meet. We are very proud of all of our swimmers for their performance. The...

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By Agatha Leung On December 4th, Senior and Age group attended the Delta Long Distance Meet. Our swimmers tackled their fear of long distance events head on with great results. While it was many of their first times officially racing in a long distance event, their best times show that they should have nothing to be worried about. Great job swimmers! Meet results click here.

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By Daniel Camacho Hollyburn Invitational was on November 26th and 27th, 2022. Gators Swim Team was present with 58 swimmers from Elite, Senior, Junior and Age groups. Age and Junior swimmers took the lead on the first day of the competition, representing the club with a good performance. By the second day of competition, the Elite and Senior groups added to the numbers, raced and reinforced the good performance of the team. Keep up the good work, parents, coaches and swimmers! Go Gators! New qualified provincial events: Ryan Wang: 100free,...