• February 18th | Maud Lewis Heritage Day 2019

    We're open from 8am-8pm on Maud Lewis Heritage Day — Monday, February 18th. For more details about open swim, open court, and fitness class changes, click here for a full schedule of the day's events.

  • Aquatics Centre Schedule Changes | Feb. 22nd

    On Friday, February 22nd, we are hosting the Halifax Independent School Swim Meet. This event is taking place in the full Competition Pool from 12pm-3pm. Please be sure to look at our Aquatics Schedule as there are some changes during this time, including the cancellation of Friday's 12pm-1pm Adult Only Swim.

  • Field House Schedule Changes | Feb. 23rd & 24th

    We're excited to be the host venue for Basketball Nova Scotia's U10 Junior Mini Jamboree on Saturday, Feb. 23rd from 8am-10pm & Sunday, Feb. 24th from 8am-6pm in the full Field House. Please note there are class relocations for both days, along with Competitive Track Club Training on Saturday from 10:30am-12:30pm on the full Track. We're also expecting the parking lot to be busier than usual this weekend. Thank you for your understanding. Good luck to all the basketball teams!

  • Track Schedule Changes | January-April

    Friendly Reminder: Our full Track is booked for Competitive Track Club Training on these days through to April – Tuesdays, 7:30pm-10pm | Thursdays, 8pm-10pm | Saturdays, 10:30am-12:30pm | Sundays, 8pm-10pm (except during posted Track Meets). Thank you for your understanding.

News

CGC Swim Academy Making a Splash This Summer

Mid-season Summer Swim Team & Lifesaving Sport Team Results

July 27, 2018


Summer Swim Team

It’s hard to believe we’re already over halfway through the summer swim season. However, what isn’t hard to believe, is the big splash the Canada Games Centre Swim Academy (CGCSA) is making in the pools! The Summer Swim Team has competed in three swim meets so far; one in Windsor, another in Bridgewater and the latest in Halifax at the Waeg. The results have been outstanding, as swimmers set new CGCSA records and qualified for the upcoming Provincial competitions!

CGC Swim Academy Record Setters:

  • Keilen Bellis – Boys 13-14 50m Freestyle | 50m Breaststroke | 50m Fly | 100m Fly | 100m Freestyle 1:04.13 | 200 IM; Boys 15 & Over 200m Medley Relay
  • Langley Burke – Girls 15 & Over 100m Freestyle 1:16.28 | 50 SC Meter Butterfly 36.53 | 100 Breaststroke
  • Macguire Burke – Boys 13 & 14 100m Breaststroke 1:29.91
  • Erica Cameron – Girls 17 & Over 100m Freestyle 1:16.89 | 100m Backstroke 1:35.92 | 50m Freestyle 34.83 | 200 IM 3:31.48
  • Jade Cameron – Girls 15 & Over 50m Breaststroke 48.85
  • Ibrahim El-Gabbour – Boys 10 & Under 25m Butterfly (Participation) 27.61 | 25m Back (Participation) 23.45  | 25m Freestyle 20.03
  • Emmy Guye – Girls 15 & Over 50m Breaststroke 46.14
  • Nicholas Hu – Boys 15 & Over 200m Medley Relay
  • Senali Jayawarna – Girls 10 & Under 25m Butterfly 18.94 | 25m Backstroke 20.57 | 100m IM 1:41.34 | 25 Freestyle 17.02 | 200m Freestyle 3:10.34
  • Cora Johnson – Girls 13-14 200m IM 3:12.02 | 50m Fly 37.59 | 100m Fly 1:30:65
  • Alfred Lai – Boys 10 & Under 100m Freestyle Relay
  • Jessica Liu – Girls 13-14 100m Breaststroke 1:39.82
  • Nicholas Ma  – Boys 10 & Under 100m Freestyle Relay
  • Sam Marriott – Boys 15 & Over 50m Breaststroke 36.37 | 100m Freestyle 101.75 | 200m IM 2:39.26  | 200 Freestyle 2:22.08 | 400m Freestyle 5:11.12 | 50m Fly 31.40 | 100m Fly 1:16.04 | 200m Medley Relay
  • Sophie Marriott – Girls 13-14 100m Freestyle 1:15.13
  • Mitchell Owens – Boys 15 & Over 200m Medley Relay
  • Claire Richards – Girls 10 & Under 100m Freestyle 1:34:52
  • Adel Samara – Boys 10 & Under 100m Freestyle Relay
  • Alex Wang – Boys 10 & Under 100m Freestyle Relay

A big congratulations to all the swimmers! Full meet results available on swimnovascotia.com


Summer Lifesaving Competitions

The CGCSA Lifesaving Team took to the water on Thursday, July 12th and Saturday, July 21st to participate in the Junior Guard Games at Rainbow Haven Beach and Birch Cove. With a great team turnout, the kids participated in the following events – 90m Beach Sprint, 90m Beach Run, 50m Tube Swim, 200m Board Race, 100m Wading Relay and 100m Wading Race. CGC Swim Academy Head Coach Lauren Ching was delighted to share that we had placed 1st, 2nd and 3rd in many of the events. Click here for the full results!

  

Also, a big shout-out to CGC Aquatics staff – Olivier Blais, Jason Cross, Scott Day and Sam Julien – for their 1st place finish in Round 1 at Rainbow Haven Beach and a 2nd place finish in Round 2 at Point Michaud (Men’s and Combined Team scores) in the Lifesaving Sport Summer Series. Congratulations!

 

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