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Karina Gruson - 2022 Graduate and Recipient of the Tom Anzai Memorial Award Scholarship Karina is graduating from Nepean High School will be entering into Queens University’s Nursing Program in the fall and will start her varsity swimming career with the Queens Gaels. Karina started in our pre-comp Guppies in the Spring of 2013 and moved up immediately to Whales in the fall. She joined our competitive Development group in January 2014 and early on started to showed her prowess in butterfly by making Regionals and cracking the top 8...

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Cara MacDonald - 2022 Graduate and Recipient of the Tom Anzai Memorial Award Scholarship Cara is graduating from Glebe HS and will be attending Queens University of Charlotte, in North Carolina to study Engineering Physics and joining the Royals Triathlon program. Cara moved to SWOTT in the fall of 2016 and has steadily been attaining higher and higher levels in the sport. At the start of Cara’s swim career, she excelled in distance free and breaststroke events and within a couple of years, she started making Ontario Provincials and Eastern...

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Martha Scott - 2022 Graduate and Recipient of the Tom Anzai Memorial Award Scholarship Martha is graduating from Glebe HS and will be heading to McMaster University. She will be joining the strong Marauder’s swimming program while studying Humanities and Media Arts. Martha began her swimming career in our pre-comp Guppies program in the Fall of 2014 and joined the competitive program the following year as an 11-year-old. In her first year she made her first Regionals and placed in the top 8 in the 50 and 100 fly events...

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Logan Tanaka - 2022 Graduate and Recipient of the Tom Anzai Memorial Award Scholarship Logan graduated from École secondaire publique De La Salle and will be taking a gap year in 2022-2023 before deciding on post secondary options. Logan began her swimming career in our Guppies program in the fall of 2014, where she quickly moved up to Whales in both the spring and fall of 2015. She joined our competitive Development group in January of 2016 and within one year she qualified for her first Eastern ON Regionals Championships...

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Congratulations to three SWOTT parents who have achieved thier higher levels in Officials Certifications! Please join me in congratulating SWOTT’s two newly minted Level IV Officials Christopher Ritchie and William Van Straaten. If you've been to any of our meets no doubt you’ve seen these two on deck supporting our club, plus officiating at many other meets in Montreal, Gatineau, and Nepean. Swim Ottawa is proud to recognize the years of hard work that go into this accomplishment and thankful for all the ways Christopher and William support the swim...

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Swim Ottawa is excited to be co-hosting Regional B meet with the Goulbourn Seahawks this Saturday at Brewer pool. Racing this weekend with these two clubs are the Perth Stingrays and the Ottawa Swim Club. You can view the heat sheets here: Regional B sheets Warm-ups begin at 8:30, with racing starting at 9:30! There will be pizza (2 slices) and juice available for $5 after the meet, and GoSwim will be onsite during the meet for any swim wear or equipment needs!

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SWOTT had a fantastic showing at City Regional High School Cross Country Championships this week. Five of our Senior girls posted some great results and we wish to congratulate the following swimmers on their performances: Grade 9 category: Isabella (1st) Grade 10 category: Anna (15th) Grade 11 and 12: Cara (4th), Karina (7th), Alivia (8th)

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We are excited to unveil our new banner hanging up at our home pool at Brewer!

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Swim Ottawa showing great team 'spirit' around the deck on Halloween! Check out these photo's!

Lori Melien

It is our great pleasure to welcome Pierre Lafontaine to the Swim Ottawa family as our new Head Coach. Pierre is recognized as one of Canada's best known swim coaches who has contributed to every aspect of the advancement and success of the sport in Canada and to positioning Canada as a leading swimming nation. His career spans two continents, having held Head Coach and Assistant Coach positions across Canada, in the United States and in Australia, and having coached swimmers at club, varsity and Olympic levels. He exudes passion...