Canada Swimming

Canadians Give Ryan Cochrane Big Group Hug After Olympic Upset

The Huffington Post Canada | Angelyn Francis | Posted 08.16.2016 | Canada British Columbia

"I feel as if I've let our entire country down by not performing the one time it matters."

Canadian Backstroker Brings Home Bronze

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 08.11.2016 | Canada


Celebrate Canada Day And Independence Day Safely With Hand Sanitizers

Jason Tetro | Posted 06.27.2016 | Canada Living
Jason Tetro

The spread of infectious diseases at large events, also known as mass gatherings has become a major concern as a result of numerous outbreaks. The issue has become so great mathematical models have been developed to predict an outbreak depending on the event.

7 Tips for a Safe and Kid-friendly Summer

Amitha Kalaichandran | Posted 06.18.2016 | Canada Parents
Amitha Kalaichandran

Summer is the season where accidents, particularly in children, are more frequent. Many of these accidents can be prevented and a number of pediatric advocacy groups and children's hospitals have created information around prevention strategies.

Yet Another Reason to Stay in the Shade on Vacation

Angie Campanelli | Posted 04.11.2015 | Canada Travel
Angie Campanelli

For the second time in 10 months, I vacationed to a hot, sunny, gorgeous place only to return to the dead of winter, pasty pale. My, how times have changed. When it comes down to it, you can buy 'tan in a can' or get a spray tan any time, but you can't buy time with your family.

One-Piece Swimsuits Are The Best

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 06.17.2014 | Canada Style

Deciding on the perfect swimsuit can be incredibly annoying. Some are too skimpy, while others are just completely unflattering for your body type. To...

You'll Get Sick Less If You Spend More Time in the Great Outdoors

Jason Tetro | Posted 08.01.2014 | Canada
Jason Tetro

Our efforts to stay clean have hampered us, leaving us with no opportunity for continual exposure to those lower levels of bacteria. As a result, when we do come into contact with them -- such as eating contaminated food -- we tend to have an increased chance of becoming ill.

Top Tips For a Perfect Pedicure

Sacha DeVoretz | Posted 06.07.2014 | Canada Style
Sacha DeVoretz

Recently, I noticed that my toes could use a makeover. When I was at the pool for my weekly swim, I noticed other women having such pretty toes, polish in every shade and colour. In an attempt to have dazzling feet for the summer, I spoke with the regional manager at absolute spa.

12 Things To Do This Family Day

Rania Walker | Posted 04.13.2014 | Canada Living
Rania Walker

In addition to the special events and interactive exhibits at most major tourist attractions, here is a list of virtually free things to do around the GTA, most of which will give you an opportunity to try something new or different by virtue of the favourable price tag.

When to Shove Your Baby Bird Out of the Nest

The Purple Fig | Posted 10.29.2013 | Canada Living
The Purple Fig

Parenting is tiring, and fighting your kids' natural tendencies can be exhausting. Growth and change hurt, and there's risk of lasting resentment or shut down if you push kids too hard. But learning and greatness only come with tolerance for pain, and fear, and as parents we need to use the experience our kids don't have to help them push their limits. It's our job.

Swimming Can Be Infectious - How to Stay Healthy

Jason Tetro | Posted 07.19.2013 | Canada Living
Jason Tetro

Of all the places to which sun seekers migrate, none is as popular as the beach or swimming pool. For many, there is nothing quite like becoming one with the water. Unfortunately, the escape comes with its own challenges, namely that of infections.

She Did It! A 14-Year-Old Swims Across Lake Ontario

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 10.19.2012 | Canada

TORONTO - An Ontario teenager appeared to be in both good health and spirits after completing what may be a record breaking swim across Lake Ontario.A...

Swimming, Sculling and Holding our Breath All the Way to the Podium

Synchro Canada | Posted 10.08.2012 | Canada
Synchro Canada

2012-07-25-olympicbanner.pngThe excitement and energy is all around us. We can't wait to have the opportunity to show everyone who we are. Check out Canada's Synchronized Swimming team closely; you will see things that you've never seen before in our routines. We innovate, push the limits of the impossible and push the acrobatics to a higher level. We're here to win a medal.

Quick Time Earns Canadian Spot In 100m Freestyle Semifinal

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 09.30.2012 | Canada

LONDON - Canadian swimmer Brent Hayden is off to the final of the men's 100-metre freestyle at the London Olympics.The Mission, B.C., native finished ...

Canada's Cochrane OUT of 400 Freestyle Final

CP | Donna Spencer, The Canadian Press | Posted 09.27.2012 | Canada

LONDON - Ryan Cochrane arrived in London wanting two medals. The Victoria swimmer now has a chance at just one.Cochrane was put through an emotional w...

How To Prevent The Annoying Side Effects Of Swimming | Nancy Ryerson | Posted 06.29.2012 | Canada Living

By Nancy Ryerson, Hitting the pool is a great way to cool off during the summer and stay fit even when it’s not ice cream season. ...

SavvyMom Roundup on Peeing, Playing and...A Dingo?

Minnow Hamilton | Posted 08.18.2012 | Canada Living
Minnow Hamilton

As the weather heats up, it seems world events keep getting wackier! A dingo, pee-filled swimming pools, David Cameron's lost child, a stress video and more. I saw some pretty good stuff last week. Here are the top five that got my attention.

Learning to Swim at 33

Natalie Karneef | Posted 05.24.2012 | Canada Living
Natalie Karneef

I didn't learn to swim until more than 10 years after the day I almost drowned. You'd think I would have signed up for swimming lessons as soon as I made it to dry land, but I always had an excuse. Until my doctor strongly advised me to stop running and take up swimming.

A Child's Checklist for Summer: Swimsuit, Sunblock, Book!

Stacey Cline | Posted 09.29.2011 | Canada
Stacey Cline

Encouraging children to read at home is critical to them developing both into strong readers and succeeding at school. Remember, you are sending an important message to your child that reading is both a pleasure and a necessity.