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Emma Hesterman

Congratulations to Maverick swimmer Finlay Knox (19) who has spent the last 6 weeks competing in Budapest, Hungary at the INTERNATIONAL SWIM LEAGUE Bubble representing the TORONTO TITANS along with 11 other Canadians and 21 International swimmers as they swam hard to a place in the Semi Finals. Finlay smashed 2 Canadian Records. The first one in the 200 IM in a time of 1:53.67 and in the 100 IM in a time of 52.36 which had been held for 10 years. I know you join the coaches in congratulating...

Emma Hesterman

Okotoks Mavericks return to the pool “That’s my passion – the technical aspect – so I don’t see this as a bad thing. The group, as a club, the staff you just try to remain as positive as you can. There’s a silver lining in everything." Sep 18, 2020 12:00 PM By: Remy Greer The Okotoks Mavericks Swim Club opened its season, practice only with no competitions in 2020, on Sept. 14 at the Riley Minue Pool. (Wheel File Photo) There’s no more feeling like a fish out of water...

Emma Hesterman

Congratulations to the 12 swimmers who qualified and competed at the 2020 Swim Alberta Winter Festival from 25th – 26th January, 2020. All swimmers added more Festival times and we had many best times and Top 3 and Top 8 swims. Bronze Medals Oscar Bednarz (9) – 100 Fly Mychael Lindenback (11) – 100 Fly, 50 Breast Ethan Lake (10), Mychael Lindenback (11), Clayton Lindenback (11) Slade Diakiw (10) – 4 x 50 Medley Relay Top 8 Oscar Bednarz (9) – 6th 50 Fly Slade Diakiw (10) – 5th 100...

Emma Hesterman

WESTERN WHEEL ARTICLE ON FINLAY 'S ACHIEVEMENTS: OKOTOKIAN KNOX TWICE ON WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP PODIUM. Click on this link to the article. https://www.okotokstoday.ca/local-sports/okotokian-knox-twice-on-world-championship-podium-1659644?utm_source=Email_Share&utm_medium=Email_Share&utm_campaign=Email_Share The coaches and club are so proud of Finlay Knox who like your little swimmer started in the younger groups and has worked his way through 3 coaches, Emma Hesterman, Tom South and Todd Melton to achieving at the high performance level. Finlay still remembers clearly at the age of 7 being given a gold practice cap and joining 'Gold Rays' with Coach and Auntie Emma when he...

Emma Hesterman

Good luck and congratulations to Finlay Knox who is presently in Budapest, Hungary at the 2019 Fina World Junior Championships representing Team Canada (20-25th August). We are so proud that Finlay will represent our small club from Okotoks. A shining star at 10 years old swooping 8 gold medals at Provincial Championships and breaking multiple provincial records to his continued success to date. This does not happen without 100% committment & dedication, total passion and supportive and encouraging coaches and parents! Please join the coaches in supporting and cheering on...

1 Petition by iPetitions Hello Swim Families! Thank you to those who have signed the petition for the 50 Meter Pool - if you have not signed yet please take a moment to do so. We would like to encourage everyone in your family to get involved - get your kids to sign, you husband, wife, grandparents, cousins, aunts, uncles... You get the idea! Please consider sharing and encouraging friends on social media to take part also! A new facility would mean a great deal to our community and the...

CONGRATULATIONS TO CHYANNE SIMPSON WHO BROKE 4 SUMMER GAME RECORDS AT THE ALBERTA SUMMER GAMES THIS PAST JULY.      

  Okotoks swimmers come of age at nationals The Town of Okotoks is now firmly on the national swimming map. /article/20140806/WHE1101/308069994/0/WHE

 2014 CANADIAN AGE GROUP NATIONALS 23RD – 28TH JULY, 2014 Congratulations to the following swimmers Jotham, Carly, Michael, Layne, Justin, Finlay, Kennedy and Megan Who qualified for Age Group Nationals in Winnipeg. 9 New Age Group Club records were created including 2 brand-new club records in the 2500 Open Water and 4 New Overall Club Records created including 1 brand-new club record created in the 2500 Open water.  (See updated Club Records listed on the website) (In alphabetical order) JOTHAM D’AILLY (16) 1 New Age Group Club record broken and...

Golden weekend in the pool The third trip through the Summer Games was the charm for a prolific Okotoks swimmer. /article/20140730/WHE1101/307309993/0/WHE   2014 ALBERTA SUMMER GAMES, AIRDRIE, AB 25th – 27th JULY, 2014 Congratulations to the following swimmers who were selected to represent Zone 2 Emilia, Chyanne, Kaitlyn L; Rachel; Alycia and Mitchel (Kaitlyn Bouchard was selected but had to pull out due to 2 fractured arms and Michael and Megan were also selected but they made their 3rd Age Group National time and attended Nationals in Winnipeg) 4 New...