The Region of Waterloo Swim Club (ROW) not only produces great swimmers, it helps those swimmers become great people!

The Club's mission is to provide opportunities for each of its athletes to attain his or her maximum individual potential in the sport of competitive swimming. To this end, the Club:

     - Provides optimum instruction, training, and competition for each swimmer, novice to champion

     - Instills an appreciation of commitment, dedication, and discipline in the pursuit of personal goals

     - Encourages a high degree of sportsmanship and team spirit

     - Provides opportunities for positive social interaction and emotional growth.

ROW was founded in 1976 and over the Club's history, ROW swimmers have qualified to compete at many major international games including the Olympics, World Championships, Pan American Games and Commonwealth Games. As well, many ROW coaches have been selected to accompany such provincially and nationally funded teams as the Far Western Tour Team, the Ontario Tour Team, the 8 Nations International Meet team, and Canada Games teams. ROW Swimmers have won seven Olympic medals over the years.

Latest News

Join the ROW'd Runners team for the Terry Fox 40th anniversary (virtual) run!

Dear ROW members: As part of our efforts to give back to our community and get involved in more local events, we are proud...

By ROW Communications

Watch a short video on ROW's safe return to the pool!

Hello ROW Families: As we are opening registration for the new season, many of you may have questions about the safety protocols we have...

By ROW Communications

ROW Head Coach Cathy Pardy Named Head Coach for Team Ontario at the 2021 Canada Games!

The Region of Waterloo Head Coach Cathy Pardy has just been confirmed as the new Head Coach for Team Ontario at the 2021 edition...

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Many thanks to ROW's "Return to Train" committee! (corrected)

The Region of Waterloo Swim Club would like to recognize our ad-hoc Return to Play committee: Sara Jain, Shannon Newell, Jina Silva, Alex Johnson...

By ROW Communications

ROW's updated plan

Dear ROW Families: We hope that you are all keeping safe and healthy during this challenging time. The Board of Directors and the coaching...

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Message from ROW's Head Coach

Dear ROW Members: Like many of you, I am working from home, with multiple video calls and sitting in front of a computer screen...

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FYI: Swimming Canada re-schedules Trials and other events for 2021

Please read the official communication from Swim Canada here:

By ROW Communications

The COVID-19 situation and ROW (updated March 26,2020)

Dear ROW families: First, we hope everyone is healthy and safe and we encourage you to continue to follow the guidelines issued by the...

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ROW's plan for the COVID-19 situation (updated Saturday March 14, 2020)

Hello ROW Membership, The board and coaching staff have been working very hard over the last several days following the COVID-19 outbreak and the...

By ROW Communications

Achieving success at Regionals: more ROW swimmers qualify for provincial championship meets

Congratulations to the swimmers and coaches for the great improvements to the many races this past weekend at Regionals! Thank you to the parents...

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