Swimming

Update from KW Synchro

KW Synchro has had very successful results since the start of its competitive season. The club’s swimmers started 2017 at the Lisa Alexander Figure Competition with nine athletes receiving scores in the 6.0+ range, which…
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Canadian diving year round

We get asked all the time, “Where can you dive in Kitchener-Waterloo?” The answer is simple; we are a short dive from some of the best diving in the world — and we can do…
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The Dean Boles Invitational Swim Meet is a huge success

On the weekend of February 4 and 5, the Region of Waterloo Swim Club (ROW) hosted the second annual Dean Boles Invitational Swim Meet at the Wilfrid Laurier University Athletic Complex pool. Dean is a…
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ROW celebrating 40 years of great swimming

Since its inception in 1976, the Region of Waterloo Swim Club (ROW) has had an impressive roster of exceptional swimmers — those who stand out making national swim teams, setting Canadian records and, of course,…
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Meet the Wilmot Aquatic ACES

The Wilmot Aquatic Aces Swim Club (WAAC) started as an independent team 24 years ago. The team prides itself on being a family inclusive group with swimmers of all ages and abilities. We have a…
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Synchro — more than water ballet

Many people who saw synchronized swimming (synchro) in the 2016 Rio Olympics found out that the sport is more than flowered caps and balletic arms. In fact, synchronized swimmers cross-train in swimming, dance, acrobatics, flexibility,…
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Region of Waterloo Swim Club’s Alec Elliot heading to the Rio 2016 Paralympics

Alec Elliot is a homegrown Paralympic swimmer. He got his start in the Region of Waterloo’s (ROW’s) top program when he was eight. After taking a few years off swimming, he returned to ROW and…
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K-W divers compete in Ontario Summer Games

Fifteen divers from the Kitchener Waterloo Diving Club can finally rest for the summer after competing in the Ontario Summer Games in Mississauga in August. Normally the season would be over in July after national…
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Learn to swim — it’s for life!

It’s never too late to learn. Swim lessons and programs benefit people of all ages! Swimming is for life. It’s a fitness activity you can benefit from no matter your age or skill level. The…
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