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Eight members of Seven Mile Swimmers traveled to Jamaica Dec. 14-18, 2018, with their coach Darren Mew, for the ASAJ Christmas Open and Christmas Breezer swim meets, held at the National Aquatic Centre in Kingston.
Seven Mile Swimmers will be celebrating its third anniversary in November.
The 21st Annual Pirates Week Mike Lockwood Memorial Swim Meet took place Nov. 16-19 at the Lions Aquatic Centre.
Stingray Swim Club held the first competitive swim meet of the season last Saturday at the Lions Aquatic Centre, attracting competition from Stingray Swim Club, Seven Mile Swimmers, Darren Mew Sports & Fitness and Special Olympics Cayman Islands.
Cayman’s swim clubs joined together over the past two weekends to form a unified Cayman swimming team to compete at a dual club level meet with Blue Wave Swimming from Brandon, Florida.
All four clubs and the Special Olympic athletes competed at the Lions pool on May 20 in the annual sprint swim meet, with a record attendance of 179 athletes.
The next generation of swimmers from all three Cayman Islands clubs headed to Florida April 21-23 to compete in Olympic-size 50 meter pools. A total of 43 swimmers, ages 8 through 17, with close to half being 10 years and under, participated.
The Pete Ribbins Memorial Meet, hosted by the Stingray Swim Club of Grand Cayman at the Lions Aquatic Centre, was a 2017 CARIFTA Swimming qualifying meet for members of the National Junior Swim Team.
Three Olympians taught performance-boosting techniques to Seven Mile Swimmers this month during a team-building session. Cayman siblings Lara and Geoffrey Butler also talked about their experience at the 2016 Summer Olympic Games in Brazil, and the necessary training to get there.
Seven Mile Swimmers, Cayman’s newest swim team to be affiliated with the Cayman Islands Amateur Swimming Association, recently celebrated its first anniversary. In August 2015, coach Darren Mew and the SMS board had high expectations, “and in just the first year, the team has exceeded what everyone had hoped for.”
Seven Mile Swimmers ages 7 to 12 took part in the Mike Lockwood Memorial Meet at the Lions pool from Nov. 10-13, when some swimmers broke records and achieved personal best times.
More than 140 swimmers took part in the Camana Bay Aquatic Club’s annual Fall Kick-Off Invitational, the club’s first meet of the season. Over the...
The newest team to be approved by the Cayman Islands Amateur Swimming Association, Seven Mile Swimmers, took home several medals and ribbons and set personal and team best times when they took part in the 2016 Cayman National Championships earlier this month.
A swim meet for this year’s National Swim Championships attracted more than 150 swimmers.
Young swimmers were back in action after the Christmas holidays earlier this month to take part in the EY Winter Sprint Meet, hosted by...