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Alex Dawson Mar 11, 2019

The club attend the new Swim Alberta Provincial meet in Calgary with 11 swimmers. The team had a fantastic weekend of racing which produced some amazing best times! Over the 3 day meet format the team produced a huge achievement of 19 finals and 7 medals between them. With places available for any winner of an event to gain a place at championships there was some fast racing in the finals. Brooke Reid was the star of the team managing to win twice and get her ticket to championships. Brooke...

Alex Dawson Mar 4, 2019

Alberta Spring Championship Qualifiers Late March the club will be sending a team of 8 qualifers to the Swim Alberta Spring Championships. This is the first year of the new format and will see our team compete long course in a heat & final format down in Edmonton, against all of the top swimmers in Alberta for the opportunity tobe crowned Alberta Spring Champion! The club wishes them all the best & here are our qualifiers! Jessie Carlson                                                              Ireland Walsh                                                              Marissa Laurin                                                            Jordan Greber                                                             Catherine Minic                                                          Kirill Lyzhin                                                               Darius Monfette Brooke Reid        

Alex Dawson Feb 18, 2019

Alberta Provincial Qualifiers Early March the club will be sending a large team of 13 qualifers to the Swim Alberta Spring Provincial! This is the first year of the new format and will see our team compete short course in a heat & final format down in Calgary, against all of Alberta for the opportunity to qualify for Alberta Spring Championships! The club wishes them all the best! Stella Robinson Marley Monsen Mikayla Laurin Anna Adams Brooke Reid Nicola Rauch Kate Walsh Oliver Dawson Chaz Rutledge Marshall Frayn Gavin Greber Aspyn Hufnagel

Alex Dawson Jan 1, 2019

JP.Fiset Meet Report At JP.Fiset a smaller team than usual competed in a higher standard of meet than in recent years. The young team did extremely well attempting to swim lifetime bests in morning heats with potentially limited opportunity to achieve finals. Kate Walsh, Ireland Walsh, Jordan Greber, Darius Monfette and Gavin Greber achieved final swims over the three-day meet. Gavin Greber picked a Bronze medal in the 200m Butterfly and Jordan Greber made it a clean sweep of 7 gold medals in Freestyle, Backstroke and Medley events.

Alex Dawson Jan 1, 2019

Ontario Junior International Meet Report Catherine represented the club at the Ontario Junior International in Toronto during December. This was a first experience for Catherine traveling and racing with another team, Cascade Swim Club. This gave her a great opportunity to compete at a higher level of competition against the best under 18 year olds in Canada plus some international junior teams from Great Britain and Japan. Catherine competed in 6 events over the three-day meet. At the conclusion of competition Catherine achieved 3 B Finals 2 A finals 6...

Dec 18, 2018

Massive congratulations to the following swimmers that have broken some of our All Time Short Course Records this season so far! Well done all!!! Senior  Catherine Minic 50m Freestyle 27.58 200m Freestyle 2:05.69 400m Freestyle 4:24.44 800m Freestyle 9:03.64 50m Butterfly 28.93 100m Butterfly 1:03.50 200m Butterfly 2:13.71 200m Backstroke 2:22.18 100m Ind.Medley 1:06.16 200m Ind.Medley 2:17.70 400m Ind.Medley 4:49.14 Youth  (Age as year of birth, Female 14 yrs & under, Male 15 yrs & under) Gavin Greber 1500m Freestyle 18:38.35 400m Freestyle 4:39.04 Darius Monfette 800m Freestyle 9:44.83 Jordan...

Dec 9, 2018

At our first test of the season a large team of 14 qualifiers made the journey to Edmonton to compete against teams from northern Alberta at the newly created Swim Alberta Festival. This level of competition was designed to bring together all promising under 11 year olds to compete head to head in a fast and furious racing format. As a new competition the team didn’t know what to expect but were well prepared by the coaching team and were ready to give it their all to succeed. After 2...

Oct 23, 2018

Congratulation's to Catherine Minic for being named to "Swim Canada's National Development Summer ID Team" for her gold medal winning performances at last July's Canadian Junior Championship. She has been recognized as an athlete with future potential to perform at higher levels of competition for Canada as only one of of 38 girls across the country, born between 2002 & 2005. Catherine’s goal is to continue to keep up the hard work and stay on track to that potential in the coming seasons with the Piranhas. Well done Catherine!