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Fright Fest is Sunday, October 26

Fright Fest is Sunday, October 26

Heat sheets for Fright Fest are now available.

Open House is Monday, September 22 from 6-7pm at H2O

Open House is Monday, September 22 from 6-7pm at H2O

Monday, September 22, 6-7pm at H2O

OMSC New Head Coach

OMSC New Head Coach

We’d like to welcome Emil Dimitrov as the new Head Coach of Okanagan Masters Swim Club. Emil has over 40 years of coaching experience in competitive swimming and modern pentathlon in both Bulgaria (his country of birth) and Canada.  In fact, Emil was a former Olympic qualifier in modern pentathlon.  He has worked with swimmers […]

From icy cold to hot stuff: Another pioneering swim by Paul Duffield (OMSC Affiliate Member)

From icy cold to hot stuff: Another pioneering swim by Paul Duffield (OMSC Affiliate Member)

West Kelowna, BC, September 7th, 2014 – In December 2012, Paul Duffield became Canada’s first (and still only) ice swimmer by swimming a mile in the frigid Okanagan Lake. This past Saturday he tipped the other end of the temperature scale. Duffield completed what he believes is the first recorded solo marathon swim in Osoyoos […]

OMSC in the news

Shaw TV Okanagan recently did a story on three of our members who competed at the FINA World Masters Championships in Montreal. Watch Carmelle Guidi-Swan, Desiree Henke and Conny Stamhuis in action!

2014/2015 Season Start

2014/2015 Season Start

The new swim season starts on September 22nd.

2014 Apple Open Water Swim

2014 Apple Open Water Swim

Results now available for the 2014 Apple Open Water Swims!

2014 Team Aquatic Supplies / Arena MSABC Provincial Championships

2014 Team Aquatic Supplies / Arena MSABC Provincial Championships

Results and photos now available!

Watch Shaw TV Okanagan with OMSC!

Watch Shaw TV Okanagan with OMSC!

Back in October 2013, our friends at ShawTV Okanagan came out to one of our Sunday practices and joined us in the pool. We taught the host, Tim Morton, some tips and techniques, and shared our love for swimming. We used underwater cameras, and many swimmers and coaches were interviewed. It was a great time! […]

Volunteering

Volunteering

Each OMSC member is required to volunteer a minimum of 5 hours per year. As a not-for-profit society, we operate on a volunteer basis and need your help.