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Lauren Wilson

UCSC hosted Holiday Classic was held last weekend as a cycle wrap-up meet for our younger swimmers! Here are some of the highlights from the coaches. TREX The three TREX squads had some really fast, some really inspired and some really unique racing experiences at the Holiday Classic last weekend. Every race was a learning experience. The TREX swimmers are invested in RACING, always proud to win a heat or get a best time. They are also learning that there are other, less quantitative ways of measuring success in competition;...

Lauren Wilson

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Lauren Wilson

The UCSC November Invitational was a huge success with all of our club swimmers from TREX up to National competing for all three days. We had many swimmers competing in longer events for the first time in a while such as 800/1500Fr, 400Fr/IM and some stroke 200's for the younger ones. A big congratulations goes out to the following swimmers who achieved their first ever Western Championship time in their age group this year: Yaseen Daoud Julia Norman Andrew Fenning Claire Bennett Matthew Cheung Way to go Dinos!

UCSC Club Manager

Hello UCSC, The University of Calgary Swim Club would like to announce that Coach Lorna will be retiring on May 31, 2022 at the end of the season for Churchill and Shouldied squads. Lorna has coached with UCSC for 46 years. (And yes, she maintains that she was a child prodigy and started coaching at the age of 3!) Lorna has been the face of our Development Program for many years and was the mastermind behind Dino Cup. She has always been a strong advocate for young swimmers learning the...

Lauren Wilson

Several UCSC groups competed at the NCSA Fall Invitational last weekend including - 12A, B, C and D and the Regional group. It was great to see everyone getting off the blocks in competition! On the up side, the swimmers posted a huge number of best times, winning many races and showing true grit in close races. The meet began with a few DQs, especially the first night of the competition, but as the meet progressed swimmers paid closer attention to their racing skills and tactics. It was a great...

Lauren Wilson

THREE MEETS IN ONE WEEKEND! CASCADE MINI PRO The TREX and 12 stream swimmers competing at the Cascade Mini Pro Series gained valuable experience on Friday October 29th. The meet came right on the heels of our Team Champs and the Fall Start Up, and the Dino’s were competition-ready. There were many best times, lots of super turns and finishes, some bungled ones (i.e. learning experiences), and a few DQS (i.e. learning experiences) in the stroke events. The Dino’s were a big group of swimmers with wide and varied levels...

Lauren Wilson

The first two competitions of the season were a huge success for the Dinos! We had Kamryn Cannings breaking two club records in 50Free with a time of 25.96 as well as 100Fly (1:00.22). Rebecca Smith, who competed at this past summers' Olympic Games and is now a member of UCSC and the Varsity UofC Dinos, smashed three of the club records in 50Fly, 100Fly and 200Free with respective times of 26.62, 57.58 and 1:54.71 in those events. This was the first time many of our younger swimmers in TREX...

Lauren Wilson

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Lauren Wilson

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