Para Swimming Competitive

The Steadward Bears Competitive Para Swim Team is a competition-focused program for individuals who:

  • Have a physical, visual or intellectual impairment
  • Can participate in group training and follow coach instructions
  • Can safely and comfortably swim 50 meters without aids or assistance.
  • Are committed to improving their swim strokes for efficiency and effectiveness.
  • Will entertain a conversation about competing in a swimming competition.
  • Are committed to being part of a mutually supportive, fun-loving team.


Steadward Bears Para Swim Team is an environment where athletes are empowered to reach for goals, challenge their abilities and enjoy the competitive arena. Our competitive team share an inclusive and welcoming environment, regardless of whether they are competing at a regional, provincial, national or international level.

Practice Times (Fall 2023)
Tuesday/Thursdays 7 - 8:30pm in the West Pool
Friday 3:30 - 5pm in the East Pool
Saturday 8:30 - 10am in the East Pool