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Lisa Toews - President

Five BAD Swimmers spent this past week in Montreal with Coach Sergei competing at the 2022 Speedo Junior & Senior National Championships in Montreal. Four of the swimmers were qualified for individual events, with highlights as follows: Melissa Er (Age 15) - 400 Free, 200 Free, 200 Fly, 800 Free. Qualified for B Finals in 400 Free and 200 Free Aneshka Frickleton (Age 14) - 100 Fly, 200 Fly. Qualified for A Finals in both events placing 6th in the 100 Fly and winning a bronze medal in the 200...

Lisa Toews - President

Congratulations to the 14 BAD swimmers that attended the 2022 Summer Ontario Swimming Champs this past weekend. Several swimmers qualified for finals, won medals, and many best times were swum. For some BAD swimmers, it marks the end of their long career with the club as they move on to University next season. Highlights from the meet include top 10 finishes by: 13 & Under: Eva Joubert (7th in 50 free) 14 year olds: Aneshka Frickleton (Gold in 100 fly and 200 fly, 5th in 50 free, 200 free and...

Lisa Toews - President

Congratulations go out not only the swimmers that competed this past weekend at our outdoor swim meet, but also the Meet Management Team and all the Volunteers that helped make the event so successful. It was also so great to see so many BAD swimmers volunteering their time as officials! Despite a downpour and thunderstorm at the very end, the meet saw many successful medalists, but also more importantly – FUN was had by all who attended! Thanks to our new Team photographer for taking many photos for us at...

Lisa Toews - President

Congratulations to those BAD Swimmers that qualified and competed at this past weekend at the Ontario Youth Junior Championships (13&O Provincials) as well as the Ontario Festival Championships (13&U). Ontario Youth Junior Champs Aneshka Frickleton led the way for BAD, winning the overall 14 Year Old Girls High Point Award as she won 2 Gold, 2 Silver, a Bronze Medal, and made a Canadian Junior Nationals qualifying time in the 200 fly! Way to go Aneshka! Other medal winners include: Melissa Er - Silver Medal and a Canadian Junior Nationals...

Lisa Toews - President

This past weekend the Intermediate and Senior groups competed at the Dr. Ralph Hicken International Meet in Etobicoke. BAD Swimmers swam many great races - Club records were set, medals were won, many qualified for finals, qualifying times were made, and some participated in the 50m sprint Golden Crown Event! It was a great week - congratulations to all BAD Swimmers and Coaches. Highlights include: Club Records: Melissa Er - Girls 15&Over 50 Br AND Girls 15&Over 100 Br Eva Joubert - Girls 11-12 50 Fr Golden Crown Participants: Eva...

Lisa Toews - President

April 24-30 is National Volunteer Week. BAD is a non-profit organization made up of many dedicated volunteers! THANK YOU to all our volunteers who help make #TEAMBAD a BIG success.

Lisa Toews - President

Congratulations to the BAD swimmers that attended the Speedo Eastern Swimming Championships in Pointe-Claire over the weekend. Notable highlights include: Katie Cosgriffe won 5 gold medals in Para 50 free, 100 free, 100 back, 100 fly, 200 IM. She also won the high point award for top scoring female PARA swimmer! Melissa Er: 200 free A final, 400 free B final, 100 fly B final. Aneshka Frickleton: 100 fly A final and made a Junior National qualifying time in the final. Gavin Lusby: 200 fly A final Hannah Morgan: 50...

Lisa Toews - President

The Burlington Aquatic Devilrays will be sending 10 swimmers to the 2022 Speedo Eastern Canada Championship meet this weekend in Pointe-Claire, Quebec. Congratulations to the following swimmers for meeting the tough time standards for this competition: Melissa Er (100 free, 200 free, 400 free, 800 free, 50 fly, 100 fly, 200 fly) Hannah Morgan (50 back, 100 back, 200 back, 50 fly, 50 free, 100 free) Katie Cosgriffe (50 free, 100 free, 100 back, 100 fly, 200 IM) Aneshka Frickleton (50 fly, 100 fly, 50 free, 100 free) Amy Tian...

Lisa Toews - President

Congratulations to Katie Cosgriffe, swimming her way to a Gold and a Bronze Medal at the 2022 Canadian Trials. Katie won the Gold in the Women's PARA 100 FLY and a Bronze in the Women's PARA 400 free. Katie Cosgriffe put together a great race, dipping under 1:10 after clocking a 1:10.99 this morning. She both posted the top time of the night, and is ranked 1st. Reminder: para events aren’t ranked by order of finish, rather there is a point system based off how close each swimmer’s time was...

Jennifer Cooke - Secretary

Please support our Fundraising efforts this year by buying a beautiful Holiday Poinsettia. Poinsettias make excellent gifts for family, friends and business contacts Submit your order below by completing the below order form. There are two choices of plants, and three colour options for the 8” poinsettia. CLICK HERE FOR ORDER FORM: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSccKhg0MAcHu1it78Mtim-KUaZpBcvzizMQHiwV4eyw6w9yOg/viewform?usp=sf_link Orders and total cost will be confirmed before order is placed. Payment method you have on file with BAD will be used to pay for requested orders Please see important dates below: Order Deadline: SUNDAY NOVEMBER 21st...