In partnership with Simon Fraser University, this program offers high performance swim training in a University environment. The program is designed for competitive swimmers ages 13-17 who want to combine their athletic pursuit within their high school timetable and courses. Swimming academy sessions consists of technical skill development; complemented by endurance, speed, strength and power training sessions.
The program is led by an experienced and highly qualified professional coach who works with the athletes to pursue performance and excellence in the sport now and in the long-term. Under the long-term athlete model, current athletes are training to compete with the goal of achieving Canadian Swimming Trials and Championships standards by Grade 12.
Sessions are offered during the first two blocks or periods of school hours from September to June.
This is an option for any district student in Grades 8-12 with academic requirements met at their home school. Students receive credit for PE and a sport specific course.
The program is based at Simon Fraser University Burnaby campus located on top of Burnaby Mountain.
Fee: $250.00/mo for 10 months