About Us


ABOUT US:

The Stony Plain Sharks Summer Swim Club is a non-profit, competitive swim club based out of Stony Plain, Alberta for swimmers ages 5 and up that able to complete the Swim Alberta Swimmer Readiness test as below:

Swimmers MUST complete the following continuous sequence:

1. Safe shallow water entry (sit or slip in)

2. Swim 25m of any style without stopping or resting

3. Exit the pool from deep water

4. Jump foot first into deep water and recover

5. Tread water for 30 seconds, mouth and nose above the water at all times

6. Finish by swimming 25m of any style without stopping or resting

The Stony Plain Sharks Summer Swim Club offers Parkland Families a provincially recognized competitive swim program that trains all levels of swimmers emphasizing individual progress, team unity, family participation, and staying fit for life.

We believe that competitive swimming is an ideal medium to develop both an athlete’s character and integrity. The sport of competitive swimming demands courage, dedication, determination, responsibility, and teamwork. Our swimmers learn that you achieve what you work for, not what you wish for.

All SHARKS swimmers will develop skills and attitudes that will serve them well throughout their lives. The Stony Plain SHARKS Swim Club prides itself on an atmosphere of dedication, co-operation and innovation. For all members, we dedicate ourselves to making their time with the SHARKS Club rewarding and memorable.

The SHARKS Swim Club’s family-like atmosphere promotes active parent participation and provides our youth with the opportunity, confidence and life skills to go beyond what they believe is possible.

We are a club that creates both strong swimmers and future community leaders!

THE STONY PLAIN SHARKS SWIM CLUB STRIVES TO EMPOWER YOUNG PEOPLE TO BE CHAMPIONS IN AND OUT OF THE WATER FOR A LIFETIME.

 

What makes the Sharks Swim Club unique?

  • Our Coaching Staff
  • Strong tradition of family involvement
  • Mentorship - older swimmers are leaders to younger swimmers
  • Making friendships that last well beyond the summer and the pool

Mission Statement


Mission Statement:

The mission of the Stony Plain Sharks Swim Club is to develop athletes who are a credit to society.

The Shark’s Club experience tends to shape and strengthen character throughout one’s lifetime. The Club measure success not only by doing well in swim meets, but also by personal improvement.

We, The Stony Plain Sharks Swim Club are committed to excellence and dedicated to developing world-class citizens and world-class athletes. The Shark’s Club experience tends to shape and strengthen character throughout one’s lifetime. The Club measure success not only by doing well in swim meets, but also by personal improvement.

To achieve the principles set out in the mission statement, the following club goals have been established;

  • Advance the sport of swimming.
  • To develop a program recognized for excellence in Canadian Swimming;
  • Provide swimmers with the highest quality coaching;
  • To provide a swim environment that enables athletes to develop their swimming skills;
  • To assist our swimmers to define, to train for and to achieve their personal swim goals;
  • To instill in all swimmers, a team approach to swimming that encourages recognition and celebration of their teammates achievements.
  • To teach all swimmers essential life skills such as organization, planning, dedication and self motivation;   
  • Create and maintain an enjoyable and productive swimming environment.
  • Recognize each individual and value his or her role in the success of our organization.
  • Shape and strengthen character 
  • Encourage positive mental attitudes and mutual respect.         
  • Teach and develop life skills through our swimming program.
  • Provide swimmers the opportunities to grow and succeed to their highest level
  • Provide mentorship
  • Emphasizing individual progress, team unity and family participation.
  • Develop both an athlete’s character and integrity.
Address
5210 55th Ave
Stony Plain, AB T7Z 1P9
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