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Andrew Craven

February 25, 2020 This is an Important announcement from Swim Ontario regarding a CHANGE to the LOCATION & PROGRAMMING of the Winter Ontario Swimming Championships - March 5-8, 2020 – NEW LOCATION – Toronto Pan Am Centre. The City of Toronto is preparing for a possible labour disruption involving thousands of its workers represented by CUPE Local 416, which includes recreation facility centre staff as of February 27, 2020. Under this period of uncertainty, Swim Ontario has decided to take proactive steps to mitigate the risk of being impacted by...

Andrew Craven

Congratulations to LAC's 24 swimmers who raced in Windsor last weekend at the Swim Ontario Winter Festival. There were 66 personal bests established, for just over a 52% conversion rate (66/125), Isabelle Burton and David Maar achieved 100% personal bests, Jacob Seddon raced to gold in the 13 year old boys 100BR, Niamh O'Leary picked up 1 silver and 2 bronze medals in the 13 year old girls category, and 9 other swimmers had a top 8 finish in an individual event. All 8 of LAC's 12-13 relays finished in...

Andrew Craven

Following a dominant performance in the sprint events at the 2020 Big Ten Championships in Iowa City, Michigan's Maggie MacNeil was honored as the swimmer of the meet. At the conclusion of the meet, three awards were handed out: Swimmer of the Meet, Freshman of the Meet, and Diver of the Meet. Maggie earned the Swimmer of the Meet distinction - she was dominant in the sprint races, finishing first in the 50 free, 100 free, and 100 fly, as well as leading Michigan to 1st in the 400 free...

Andrew Craven

LAC alumnus and first-year University of Guelph Gryphon Samantha Fish qualified for the USPORT national university championships by racing to 2nd place in the B final of the 200m backstroke with a time of 2:17.22 at the 2020 OUA Championships last weekend at the PanAm Pool in Scarborough. Samantha also won the B final in the 100m backstroke with a time of 1:04.27. The USPORT Championships are Feb.20-22 in Victoria, B.C. Well done Sam, your LAC family is proud of you!

Andrew Craven

MUSTANG MEN 2ND, WOMEN 3RD at 2020 OUA CHAMPS Scarborough, Ont. – For the seventh straight season, the Toronto Varsity Blues swept the team standings, raising both banners on Saturday evening at the Toronto Pan Am Sports Centre (TPASC) as the 2020 men's and women's OUA Swimming champions. After another display of excellence in the pool, the Blues came away with 11 gold medals in the final day of action, giving the women's team their seventh straight WIAU Swimming Trophy, while the men captured their 17th straight Dougall trophy. After...

Andrew Craven

CONGRATULATIONS to our 100+ swimmers who raced at the Western Ontario Swimming Association SC Championships in Brantford at the Wayne Gretzky Sports Complex Jan.30-Feb.2. LAC once again captured the overall team banner, with top 5 team scores as follows: 1)LAC 1139.5pts 2)GHAC 814 3)CW 694 4)WAAC 532 5)GMAC 525 Special shout-outs to first time Provincial qualifiers Jonah Eagleson and Paige Elliott (OYJ) and Lenka Myatt (Festival) and to first time All-Time Top 10 Performer Ciaran Buyse. The club established almost 400 personal bests (399/644) and a best times conversion mark...

Andrew Craven

Single day tickets for preliminaries and finals are now available on TICKETMASTER here. Tickets have already been purchased for our group trip on Monday March 30.

Andrew Craven

Find the article in Swimming World Magazine here.

Shannon Nell

Our very own Austin Levy has earned a spot at the Mayor's table for this year's State of the City address on Wednesday for his efforts to help the homeless in London. Check out the full article on CTV news here.

Shannon Nell

*UPDATED JAN 16* Thank you very much for all of the support for the Koala Bear Rescue! LAC raised a total of $667.05!! Please join our fundraiser to help the relief efforts to save the lives of injured koala bears from the devastating wildfires in Australia. On Saturday, January 11th or Sunday, January 12th, please bring in a donation to practice. Your swimmer can give their money to their coach. (any denomination would be greatly appreciated ) Or you can click here to make a personal donation - Help Thirsty...