Please find below important news from Synchro Canada:
- 2012 Canadian Open Championships
Follow the 2012 Canadian Open Championships, which will be held in Victoria, B.C., May 2-6, on a special section on our Website where you’ll find the final schedule, draws, links to the live results and to the webcast. Check it out now.
- Official unveiling of the duet themes and music routines for the 2012 Olympic Games
On Saturday, May 12, at 2 pm at the Talisman Centre in Calgary, Synchro Canada will officially unveil the themes, music, swimsuits and make-up of the Canadian synchronized swimming technical and free duet routines prepared for the 2012 Olympic Games. Marie-Pier Boudreau-Gagnon and Élise Marcotte as 2012 Canadian Olympic Team Chef de Mission Mark Tewksbury, 1988 Olympic Games Canadian synchronized swimming gold medalist in the duet event with Carolyn Waldo, Michelle Cameron, and 1948 London Olympic Games Track and Field Olympian Ernie McCullough will be there! We hope to see you there in this very special and important step for the preparation of the team toward the 2012 Olympic Games!
- Marie-Pier Boudreau-Gagnon on TV show “Tout le monde en parle”
Check out National Team member Marie-Pier Boudreau-Gagnon Sunday night on TV show « Tout le monde en parle” on Radio-Canada at 8 pm. She will be there with other athletes qualified for the 2012 Olympic Games: swimmers Audrey Lacroix and Charles Francis and Sergio Pessoa from judo.
- Synchro Canada announces the 19 clubs selected for the 2012 Club Excellence Program
Synchro Canada is pleased to announce the 19 clubs selected for the 2012 Club Excellence Program. More details.
- Support your 2012 Senior National Team
Check out products and clothes especially identified with the logo of the 2012 Senior National Team! Synchro Canada is having a booth this weekend during the 2012 Canadian Open Championships and will also have a booth during the visit of National Team members in Calgary, Toronto, Charlottetown and Quebec City in May. You can also order online! Check them out now.
- 2012 Canadian Masters Championships
Check out full results of the 2012 Canadian Masters Championships. Also, check out pictures by Randy Lewis during the championships. Digital or print images can be purchased directly from his site. Password for all of the galleries is: mnats.
- CONTEST: show your support for the National Team and win big!
National Team members need to feel your support on the road to London! Create an original cheering video! Send to us a video of no more than 30 seconds in an mp4 format by www.yousendit.com at
! Most original video will win a free technical visit by a coach from the Centre of Excellence during the 2012-2013 season, including transportation, lodging and meals. Be creative and send us your video before June 11, 2012!
- Calls for bids: 2013 Canadian Masters Championships
Synchro Canada is currently accepting bids to host the 2013 for the Masters Canadian Championship. Deadline is May 11th. More details.
- Upcoming Competition-Development courses
Please note that Synchro Canada will hold Competition-Development courses in St. John’s, NL, August 16-20, and in Montreal, QC, September 7-9 and 14-16. If you are interested in attending, please contact Khadija Cutcher at
. Official registration for the courses will start in June. More courses are being planned throughout the country so please stay tuned. More details.
- Rule change proposals
Check out rule change proposals. Any comments on these or further rule proposals are due by May 15th.
- Toronto to host 2012 Olympic Hall of Fame Events
The Canadian Olympic Committee unveiled plans for an entire week of events, culminating in the 2012 Canadian Olympic Hall of Fame Gala Dinner and Induction Ceremony Friday, September 21, 2012 at the Air Canada Centre in Toronto. More details.
- 2013 Canada Games: 1000 Days Out Milestone Approaching
May 19, 2012 marks 1000 days until Prince George and Northern British Columbia play host to 3600 athletes, coaches and officials, up to 6000 volunteers, plus hundreds of media and medical professionals, and thousands of visitors at the 2015 Canada Winter Games. More details.
- Share your best synchronized swimming pictures!
Synchro Canada is inviting you to submit your best synchronized swimming pictures. Each week, a picture will be selected as the synchronized swimming picture of the week on Synchro Canada's Facebook page and Website. Please note that the pictures you send should be free of rights. You can send your pictures to
with an explanation for why your picture should be the picture of the day! Check out this week’s picture.
- News from the members
Do you have any news that you would like to share with other provinces and members? Your news can be on any subject, including about an athletes, coaches, administrators or officials. It can even be about your provincials programs or competitions. Send them to
and we’ll be more than happy to share it with the other members.
Check out report of CTV on Synchro Canada’s Senior National Team member, Jo-Annie Fortin.
Killarney Synchronized Swim Club of Calgary is very proud to be celebrating its 30th anniversary this year. All former athletes, coaches and parents are invited to attend a special celebration dinner on Sunday June 10, 2012. For more information or to purchase tickets, please e-mail
before May 28.