Swimming

The Cariboo Memorial Recreation Complex is offering free skating, swimming and fitness for Family Day, Feb. 15. (Tribune file photo)

UPDATE: Spaces filling up quickly for free skating, swimming, fitness at complex on Family Day

Residents are invited to enjoy a swim, skate or fitness with the family for free during the day

  • Feb 14, 2021

 

Cale Murdock, 23, has been training with the Williams Lake Blue Fins and is hoping for an opportunity to compete at the Canadian Olympic Trials in April in Toronto, depending on whether they still take place due to the COVID-19 pandemic. (Greg Sabatino photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Blue Fins swimmer Cale Murdock preparing for Canadian Olympic Trials in April

Cale Murdock was selected as one of the top 20 swimmers in the country in his events to attend

 

Williams Lake Blue Fins swimmers Jadyn Grant (from left), Braedi Hamar, Ian Foster, Dylan DeRose, Taylor Fitzgerald, Gabrielle Knox and Morgan Langford (front) mask up while cheering on fellow swimmers during the club’s ‘Splash and Dash Time Trial’ Saturday. (Greg Sabatino photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Blue Fins dive back in pool for first meet in seven months

“But the kids have been working hard, training hard, and results are paying off.”

 

Six Mile Beach outside Nelson is known for its perfect sand, clear water and unique sand spit. But the drowning death of a man in July has residents asking if the dangerous spot has become too popular. Photo: David Grantham/Kootenay Drone Services

Dangerous oasis: The fatal history of a popular Kootenay Lake beach

Six Mile Beach near Nelson is known for its unique sand spit. But locals have feared it for decades

Six Mile Beach outside Nelson is known for its perfect sand, clear water and unique sand spit. But the drowning death of a man in July has residents asking if the dangerous spot has become too popular. Photo: David Grantham/Kootenay Drone Services
Williams Lake Blue Fins Swim Club head coach Chad Webb is excited to get the team back in the water after the coronavirus pandemic put an abrupt end to the competitive season in March. (Greg Sabatino photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Blue Fins set to return to water this week

‘I miss being on deck and interacting with the kids’: WLBFSC head coach Chad Webb

Williams Lake Blue Fins Swim Club head coach Chad Webb is excited to get the team back in the water after the coronavirus pandemic put an abrupt end to the competitive season in March. (Greg Sabatino photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Ida Jenss and Lily Nay swam across Kootenay Lake near Kaslo on Thursday. Photos: Tyler Harper

Lily and the lake: How a young B.C. girl with Down syndrome swam to her dream

Kaslo’s Lily Nay set her mind to swimming Kootenay Lake on Sept. 3

Ida Jenss and Lily Nay swam across Kootenay Lake near Kaslo on Thursday. Photos: Tyler Harper
Lifeguards and swim instructors will be relegated to the deck during swimming lessons for younger age groups as the Sam Ketcham Memorial Pool prepares to launch swimming lessons once again next week in the lakecity. (Williams Lake Tribune file photo)

Swimming lessons set to resume at Sam Ketcham Memorial Pool

“This is a whole new way of thinking of everything.”

Lifeguards and swim instructors will be relegated to the deck during swimming lessons for younger age groups as the Sam Ketcham Memorial Pool prepares to launch swimming lessons once again next week in the lakecity. (Williams Lake Tribune file photo)
Justin Mitchell, in a photo with young athletes from 2016, has been banned from coaching in any Water Polo Canada-sanctioned event following accusations of bullying and sexual harassment. (Black Press Media files)

B.C. youth coach banned amid sexual harassment, bullying scandal: Water Polo Canada

Justin Mitchell can’t take part in Water Polo Canada events or clubs

Justin Mitchell, in a photo with young athletes from 2016, has been banned from coaching in any Water Polo Canada-sanctioned event following accusations of bullying and sexual harassment. (Black Press Media files)