Wallace Named to Provincial Team

Wallace Named to Provincial Team

On June 26, 2018, Synchro Swim Ontario announced their provincial teams. Amongst the members recruited to be part of their 13-15 team was Orange team member Cailyn (CiCi) Wallace. As part of the team, CiCi will represent Ontario at the 2018 Synchro Youth Natation...
Summer Flex Series: Splits

Summer Flex Series: Splits

Summer is the perfect time for improving flexibility. Throughout the next few weeks, we’ll be focusing on a few key areas in the body where synchronized swimmers could often use a little extra stretching.   We’ll start with the big one: splits! Every synchro swimmer...
Highlights of 2017-18

Highlights of 2017-18

It’s hard to believe that another season is officially wrapped. We are extremely proud of how hard our athletes and coaches worked to make the 2017-18 season an amazing one. Thank you as well to all of our families and supporters for standing behind our club and our...
Helping Canadian Kids Move More

Helping Canadian Kids Move More

(image by ParticipACTION)   ParticipACTION recently released the 2018 ParticipACTION Report Card on Physical Activity for Children and Youth. The report card found that Canadian kids need to move more to benefit their physical, mental and emotional wellbeing.   High...
Wallace 11th in the Country after First Nationals

Wallace 11th in the Country after First Nationals

BSSC swimmer Cailyn (CiCi) Wallace has had an incredibly busy few weeks. Right off the heels of winning three medals at  Age Group Championships, CiCi headed to Surrey, BC to compete in her very first Canadian Espoir National Championships.   CiCi had he best figure...
BSSC 7th Best at OOAGSSC After 8 Podium Finishes

BSSC 7th Best at OOAGSSC After 8 Podium Finishes

The biggest meet in Ontario wrapped up on Sunday, May 27, 2018. Hundreds of athletes from all corners of the province vied for the top spots at Etobicoke’s Olympium Pool.   This is a particularly exciting meet for BSSC because all of our competitive athletes and...
BSSC Captures 4 Medals at Hilton International Invitational

BSSC Captures 4 Medals at Hilton International Invitational

From April 19 to 22, 2018, BSSC athletes shared the Etobicoke Olympium pool with over 800 athletes at the Hilton International Invitational.   On the first day of the competition, Orange Team member CiCi and Pink Team member Faith competed in phase two of Synchro...
Tips for Taking Care of Your Competition Suit

Tips for Taking Care of Your Competition Suit

  Not only is your competition suit beautiful, it’s one of a kind and pretty expensive! Here are some tips for making your suit last:   Don’t wear it more than you have to. There’s a reason we don’t practice in our competition suits. They’re not made from the same...
A Guide to Fabulous Synchro Gel

A Guide to Fabulous Synchro Gel

I started swimming for BSSC many moons ago. At that time, my mom helped me tame my tresses for competition, but I quickly learned how to do it myself. I’m now a masters swimmer and have gotten pretty good at this hair gelling thing! Although no one is ever perfect, my...
“What I Learned from Synchro”

“What I Learned from Synchro”

In April, BSSC President Tanis Dal Zotto and athlete Hilary attended the Burlington Lions Club Youth Night. Hilary had the opportunity to share with the Lions what she has learned from synchro. Her own words, that she delivered in a speech, are below.   What I Learned...