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Swimming

Swimming offers a wide array of events that are appropriate for athletes of various ages and ability levels. This program will offer participants time to swim together, as well as develop proper stroke mechanics. Swimming training and competitions are available in a variety of strokes and at a variety of levels.

Programs

Youth

$150

All abilities welcome!

Age: 8-12

Novice

$150

Athletes must be able to do a front and back glide for half a pool length - assisted

Age: 14+

Intermediate

$150

Athletes must be able to do a front and a back glide for half the length of the pool - unassisted

Age: 14+

Advanced

$150

Athletes must be able to do a front and a back glide for the full length of the pool - unassisted

Age: 14+

Upcoming Schedule

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Details

Program Information

Program | Youth (8-12)
Tuesday | October to March
7:00 PM - 8:45 PM

Vecova Recreation Centre
3304 33 St NW, Calgary, AB T2L 2A6

Program | Novice
Tuesday | October to March
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Inglewood Pool
1527 17 Ave SE, Calgary, AB T2G 1J9

Program | Intermediate
Wednesday | March to June
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Vivo
11950 Country Village Link NE, Calgary, AB T3K 0A2

Program | Advanced
Wednesday | March to June
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Renfrew Aquatic Centre
810 13 Ave NE Calgary AB, T2E 8A1

FAQ - everything you need to know

Frequently Asked Questions

What kind of gear and equipment do I need to have for practice?

Swimsuit, water bottle, goggles, swim cap (optional), PFD (optional), towel.

Do you need experience to participate in this sport?

Yes! Entry level experience and knowledge in the pool is required. This is not a learn to swim program.

Anything above beginner swimming is by coach selection only based on assessment. All athletes that are in this program must complete a skill evaluation/assessment at the beginning of the season to ensure it is a good fit for them. Coaches work together to find a program that is best suited for the athlete to ensure they are benefiting from the instruction given.

How do you qualify for a competition in this sport?

Beginner swimming athletes typically do not compete at sanctioned events. Coach discretion may be used for athletes who have increased their skills and are comfortable attending competition.

Athletes in intermediate and advanced must participate in a qualifying meet in their desired swim events. Based on final times, they will advance to the next level of competition.

What happens if there is inclement weather?

Weather cancellations are determined on the day of the program. If severe weather is forecasted during program time, the program will typically be cancelled (snowstorms, extreme cold warnings, etc.)

See weather policy for more information!