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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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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 — well represented at the Swim Ontario Hall of Fame Induction Banquet

The 2016 Swim Ontario Hall of Fame Induction Banquet was held in Toronto in early September in conjunction with the Canadian Swim Congress and the Region of Waterloo Swim Club (ROW) was very well represented….
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KW Synchro updates

The KW Synchro Club recently hosted its annual Winter Waterland Showcase at the Waterloo Swimplex. Athletes of the club demonstrated their competitive routines for the community. For two weeks, CTV News promoted the community event…
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Province recognizes four KW Synchro swimmers

Four KW Synchronized Swim Club athletes have been identified in Ontario’s Learn to Train program. The program is designed using the Long Term Athlete Development model, a scientific approach to training. KW Synchro has had…
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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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