Local swim club holds first meet of the season

The Keremeos Junior Swim Club hosted their first swim meet of the season on Friday, July 6. There were 34 swimmers from age 6-16.

Swim club members prepare for a heat at Keremeos pool on July 6 during the club’s first meet of the season.

Swim club members prepare for a heat at Keremeos pool on July 6 during the club’s first meet of the season.

The Keremeos Junior Swim Club hosted their first swim meet of the season on Friday, July 6.   There were 34 swimmers from age 6-16.

Swimmers were:

Beginners:

Heidi Bosscha, Marc Peron, Cody Leduc, Declan Vanderlinde, Jayce Witter, Roy Lucich, Aleena Wilkison, Nevaeh Witter and Peightyn Etty.

Intermediates and Tri Club:

Kassidy Todd, Mackenzie Lawrence, Liv Lawrence, Taya Vissia, Max Todd, Vanessa Harris, Ty Lawrence, Jade Demchuck, Amy Leduc, Tyson Douangpanya, Amy Lucich, Armaan Dhaliwal, Cassandra Gibbs, Ava Cottrill, Harjaap Bengag, Rylee Demchuck, Eve Mack, Shelby Etty, Chelsea Leblanc, Naomi Antler, Chris Cresswell, Payton Vanderlinde, Maya Antler and Conor McDonald.

Many club records were broken.

Kassidy Todd (Girls 13 and Over 50 Freestyle, 50 Backstroke, 100 Freestyle and 100 Backstroke)

Max Todd (Boys 11/12 50 Freestyle, 50 Backstroke, 50 Breaststroke, 100 Freestyle and 100 Backstroke)

Ty Lawrence (Boys 9/10 50 Freestyle)

Marc Peron (Boys 7/8 25 Freestyle )

Tyson Douangpanya (Boys 9/10 50 Backstroke, 100 Freestyle)

Mackenzie Lawrence (Girls 13 and Over 50 Breaststroke and 100 Breaststroke)

Taya Vissia (Girls 11/12 50 Breaststroke, 100 Freestyle and 100 Breaststroke)

Amy Leduc (Girls 9/10 50 Breaststroke and 100 Breaststroke)

Cody Leduc (Boys six and Under 50 Freestyle and 50 Backstroke)

Nevaeh Witter (Girls six and under 50 Backstroke)

Jade Demchuck (9/10 Girls 100 Backstroke).

 

The next swim  meet is Friday, July 27 from 3-5:30 p.m.