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Nepean Synchro athletes selected to T2T!

posted Sep 28, 2017, 1:27 PM by Nepean Synchro

Congratulations to Rowan, Sonia, Zoë, Sarah and Sally for being selected by Synchro Ontario to participate in the 2017-18 Train to Train High Performance Athlete Development Program!

The swimmers kicked off their training with a 3-day camp in Toronto this September. The highlight of the weekend was training with Canadian Olympic synchronized swimmer Jacqueline Simoneau, who also inspired the swimmers with a performance of her solo routine.


Autographs and selfies with Jacqueline Simoneau

Taking a break to watch Jacqueline's solo performance


New to Nepean: Synchro for Athletes with a Disability!

posted Jul 17, 2017, 12:50 PM by Nepean Synchro

Nepean Synchro is introducing synchro for athletes with a disability! See poster below for more information.


Nepean Synchro alumni reach new heights!

posted Jul 8, 2017, 2:56 PM by Charmaine JG

Kristin Stremlaw  has been selected as one of ten synchronized swimmers from across the country to join Synchro Canada’s Senior NextGen Team.  This group of athletes will begin preparing for the team that will represent Canada at the 2024 Olympic Games.

Olivia Jensen-Large was chosen as one of 16 athletes in the 2017 Junior National Athlete Pool to potentially qualify for the National Team that will compete at the 2018 FINA Junior World Championships. 

Jade Warren was selected as a returning member of the 13-15 National Team, slated to compete in Portugal at the 2017 Mediterranean Cup in August.

Congratulations Kristin, Olivia and Jade! You are a wonderful inspiration to all our athletes!

Read more about Kristin's journey in this Ottawa Sports PageArticle. 

 

Impressive Finish at Trilliums!

posted Jul 7, 2017, 12:55 PM by Charmaine JG

Nepean Synchro's four youngest teams and duets had a wonderful end of season at the 2017 Ontario Trilliums 12 and Under Open Championships here in Ottawa, including a Championship Trophy for our oldest 11-12 team TLP!

We received many compliments for a well run meet, thanks to the many hours of volunteering by all Nepean Synchro families and friends.  A special thank you goes out to Tara Whalen-Ralph for her exceptional organization skills as Meet Manager.

Full results here

11-12 team champions, team TLP with coach Lindsay Pinch

Great end of season at Age Groups and Espoir!

posted Jul 7, 2017, 6:57 AM by Charmaine JG   [ updated Jul 8, 2017, 2:54 PM ]

Congratulations to all swimmers on a great showing at the Ontario Open Age Group Championships in Etobicoke, May 24-28, 2017.  Nepean Synchro swimmers can be proud that their hard work this year paid off with strong swims at all levels!  Highlights include:

Silver medals: 11-12 duet DJT; 16-20 team TSL
Bronze medals: 11-12 team TLP
4th place ribbons: 13-15 solo Amelia Bennet; 16-20 figures Madisyn Smith
5th place ribbons: 11-12 duet DSC
6th place ribbons: 11-12 figures Sonia Dunn

These championships were also an opportunity to recognize the club's swimmer, coach and volunteer of the year. This year, swimmer Natasha Strong, coach Shannon Castledine and volunteer Michelle St. Cyr received their awards at the annual banquet held during the championship competition. 

Congratulations also to team TEE for ending their first year swimming at the national level with a strong performance (14 out of 30 teams) on June 1, 2017, at the Canadian Espoir Championships in London Ontario.

Full results here.

 

11-12 duet:   DSC - Sally and Zoë with coach Shannon Castledine
                        DJT - Brianna and Sonia with coach Jen Tinneberg 

11-12 team TLP with coach Lindsay Pinch


13-15 solo Amelia Bennet coached by Greer Gemin











16-20 team TSL with coaches Shannon Castledine and Laura Mouck 



Nepean Synchro donates to Boys and Girls Club

posted Jun 26, 2017, 10:13 AM by Charmaine JG

This year, proceeds totaling $550 from the year-end water show held April 29, 2017, were donated to The Boys and Girls Club of Ottawa.  They will be purchasing much needed life jackets for their pool.  Thanks to all spectators for their donations!

Nepean Synchro swimmers Abigail Sibley and Brianna St. Cyr, 
along with pool coordinator Michelle St. Cyr, present a cheque to
Karen Cook, aquatic supervisor at the Boys and Girls Club.

Trilliums 50/50 WINNER

posted Jun 26, 2017, 10:09 AM by Charmaine JG

The winner of the 50/50 draw that was held at the Nepean Sportsplex on June 11th during the Trilliums competition is 

Anne King from Variety Village
Ticket#: 0823074 
Amount: $106.50

Fabulous end of season for Novice teams!

posted May 22, 2017, 5:45 PM by Nepean Synchro

Our novice teams ended the season on a high note at the Competitive Novice Championships in Oshawa on May 6-7, 2017.

The 13-15 team became Novice Champions in their age group, while the 16-20 team placed second in their age category, with a first place finish in the routine portion of the event. In figures, Nepean Synchro had swimmers on the podium in both the 13-15 and 16-20 events, with a sweep of the top three for the 16-20 category.

Congratulations to all swimmers and coaches for the accomplishments of the season!

Full results here

13-15 team coached by Addy Strickland

16-20 team coached by Lauren Stokes

Swimmers put on an awesome watershow!

posted May 5, 2017, 5:32 AM by Charmaine JG

On Saturday, April 29, 2017, friends and families of  recreational swimmers enjoyed Nepean Synchro's year end watershow at the Nepean Sportsplex.  Recreational, Novice, Competitive and Masters teams entertained the crowd with 31 routines at all levels.

Congratulations to our rec swimmers on a great year!  We hope to see you back with Nepean Synchro next season.

    








Our youngest synchro squirts "The Cats" with coach Danna Liu

 Level 1/2 "Mamma Mia" swimmers with coach Brianna Kelly

 Teen "Friends" swimmers with coach Mackenzie Lafreniere

 Level 4/5 "Butterfly" swimmers with coach Caitlin Hayes

Novice swimmers at Montreal Invitational

posted May 5, 2017, 4:59 AM by Charmaine JG

Congratulations to our novice 16-20 swimmers who participated at the Montreal Synchro Invitational on April 22 - 23, 2017.

 Clara Devey and Sabrina Fauteux (coached by Kassia Makris) finished 6th in the duet event,  and Abigail Imbeault (coached by Natasha Strong) finished 8th in the solo event.

        

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