Swimming

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Guelph Marlins – always striving for success

When you start an activity as a kid, the intentions are often to learn, have fun and make some friends. But as you continue with the sport – as you learn and improve and compete…
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Swimming: The gateway to Triathalon success

By: Craig Taylor, Head Coach, Regional Triathlon Centre Triathletes can come from a variety of sport backgrounds, some providing greater advantages in the sport than others. Triathletes who come from a swim background enjoy an…
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How swimming impacts triathlon performance

According to most leading triathlon coaches, swim training, skill and focus is most important for young athletes (under 15) who will eventually focus on the sport of triathlon. The elusive “feel for the water” develops…
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Marlins capture junior provincial title

The Guelph Marlins continue their domination at the Junior Lifeguard Games with their fifth straight provincial title. Held at Toronto’s Bluffers Beach Park, August 10, the Marlins sent 35 athletes to compete for gold. Expectations…
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Guelph Marlins elite swim academy

The sport of competitive swimming is among the most grueling and time consuming of all. National and provincial level athletes of10 train 20 or more hours a week in and out of the water to…
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Guelph gears up for synchro season

By the Guelph Synchronized Swim Club The synchronized swimming season is well underway. January is an exciting month, as it is the start of the competitive season for many of our athletes. The Guelph Synchronized…
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Guelph Synchronized Swim Club

Submitted by Guelph Synchronized Swim Club Kudos to all of the participants, coaches and volunteers who took part in the Gryphon Synchro Camp; it was a huge success. Sixty-two swimmers from ages six to 13…
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Guelph Synchronized Swim Club

Submitted by the Guelph Synchronized Swim Club The Guelph Synchronized Swim Club had a fantastic 2012-2013 season. The athletes truly embraced the sport of synchro, demonstrating wonderful sportsmanship, team spirit, commitment and discipline, all while having…
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Guelph Synchronized Swim Club

Submitted by GSSC There is more to synchronized swimming than meets the eye. Synchronized swimming is a wonderful combination of gymnastics, dance and swimming that demands endurance, strength, flexibility, grace, artistry and exceptional breath control….
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