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Alex Dawson

Congratulations to everyone who competed at Provincial Championships in March. All of the hard work from the parents, athletes, and coaches helped contribute to the Piranhas winning the medium team banner! A great award to showcase the dedication and work ethic from the athletes. Piranhas had many podium finishes: Mick Aldred- 200Bk Bronze Jessie Carlson- 200Fl Gold – 15&O 400m Medley Relay Silver Oliver Dawson- 50Br Gold – 400IM Silver – 200Br Silver – 100Br Gold Hudson Frayn- 400IM Bronze Franciszek Jasinski- 1500Fr Gold – 800Fr Silver Anna Johnson- 13-14...

Laura Renooy

Our most recent swim meet in Grande Cache was an exciting and fun meet! At this meet the top 6 of each 100m event were selected to compete in the “Dash for Cash”. Where Adam O’Connell won twice! We had 2 new Provincial Trials qualifiers in Makena Fedorick and Jordyn Cyr! They will be joining our team in Edmonton for the event next weekend! Congrats to our many aggregate winners! Combined point scores of all the races for each age category were the winners of these awards. Congrats to: Vyacheslav...

Laura Renooy

Early February the Performance Squads attended the Edmonton Open to further prepare for the upcoming SA Spring Provincial & Championship competitions. During the three day meet the majority of the team gained valuable heats and finals opportunities, set season bests and for some winning cash prizes in the top four finals! Highlight of the weekend where Marley Monsen & Jessie Carlson achieved new Canadian Olympic Trials qualification swims and Mick Aldred achieving not one but two Western Championships qualifying times to add to the clubs biggest ever team traveling to...

Laura Renooy

Ken Demchuk Int'l Over the first weekend of December we had Brandon compete at his first ever International Para-Swimming Competition. With plenty of great learning opportunities taken, alongside getting to mingle with his peers and swimmers from all around the globe including Australia and Uganda, Brandon managed to represent himself and the Piranhas well with 5 PBs and finalling in every event! The first night of racing started with a bang. Placing First in 200 Free and Second in 100 Back. Saturday he kept the great swims going with a...

Laura Renooy

During late January a team of 34 swimmers competed in Sherwood park at the Swim Alberta Festival North competition. The team swam fantastic all weekend taking part in 9 individual events and relays. After the two days of comp the Piranhas once again finished the competition as the best u10/11 club in Northern Alberta with seventeen 1st places, six 2nd places and nine 3rd places! Taylor Watson was the star of the weekend achieving first places in all of her individual swims in the 9yrs old category! Emma Thomas, Seneca...

Laura Renooy

This past weekend we had swimmers competing at JP Fiset, one of the provincial series meets in Edmonton. Piranhas had quite the presence there! Out of 32 teams, we were the 5th largest team. The long 4-day competition we had multiple finals from various different strokes and distances, a very well rounded squad! A special congratulations to the following swimmers that medaled at this high level meet: Franciszek Jasinski- Silver 800Fr Zachary Johnson- Silver 1500Fr Kayla Mazurkewich- Gold 200Bk - Silver 800Fr / 400IM Jacob Nicoll- Bronze 100Bk / 200Fl...

Laura Renooy

As the new season started for the club, two Piranhas were competing at the World Junior Swimming Championships in Israel for team Canada. After selection at the World Trials back in April Jordan Greber and Oliver Dawson competed against the best under 18 swimmers in the world. Over the 6 day event both swimmer competed in their favoured individual events and relays to help Canada finish 3rd in the medal table! Jordan Greber qualified for the semi finals of the 100m Backstroke where she finished 16th and was part of...