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Four members of the Oakville Aquatic Club set a Canadian national age-group record in the 4x50-metre freestyle relay.
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When should your child wear a "tech" suit? In Southern California, a new rule regarding tech suits at age group meets was passed.
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FINA made the official announcement that Canada’s men’s 4×100-m medley relay qualified for the Olympic Games. Mack Darragh, winner of the 100 Fly at Olympic Trials, has been named to the 2016 Olympic Team.
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Canadian Olympic Trials starts Tuesday April 5. OAK will be sending 28 swimmers to compete at the Pan Am pool in Scarborough.
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After a long training schedule, the Oakville Aquatic Club travelled to Nepean for the Long Course Provincial Championships last weekend. OAK came home with 10 medals, including three golds by Callum MacPherson.
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220Jun. 27, 2017TuesdayNational Age Group RecordFour members of the Oakville Aquatic Club set a Canadian national age-group record in the 4x50-metre freestyle relay.220.JPGinline
219Nov. 15, 2016TuesdayTech SuitsWhen should your child wear a "tech" suit? In Southern California, a new rule regarding tech suits at age group meets was passed.219none
218Jun. 06, 2016MondayMack Darragh Named to 2016 Olympic TeamFINA made the official announcement that Canada’s men’s 4×100-m medley relay qualified for the Olympic Games. Mack Darragh, winner of the 100 Fly at Olympic Trials, has been named to the 2016 Olympic Team.218.jpginline
216Mar. 28, 2016MondayOlympic Trials 2016Canadian Olympic Trials starts Tuesday April 5. OAK will be sending 28 swimmers to compete at the Pan Am pool in Scarborough.216none
217Mar. 11, 2016FridaySpring ProvincialsAfter a long training schedule, the Oakville Aquatic Club travelled to Nepean for the Long Course Provincial Championships last weekend. OAK came home with 10 medals, including three golds by Callum MacPherson.217none
215Feb. 12, 2016FridayNew Level 3 OfficialsCongratulations to Bulmaro Landa, Peter Robertson and Laura Robertson on becoming new Level 3 Officials.215none
214Jan. 18, 2016MondaySwim Canada AwardsSwimming Canada announced its stroke award winners for 2014-15. OAK's Dominique Bouchard wins the female Backstroke award.214none
209Dec. 14, 2015MondayOAK Varsity SwimmersThere is great news about our varsity swimmers so far this season.209none
213Nov. 16, 2015MondayAge Group InternationalOakville Aquatic Club swimmer Tessa Cieplucha won a pair of gold medals at the recent 2015 Age Group International meet held at Etobicoke Olympium in Toronto.213none
212Nov. 09, 2015MondayNyac Cup/Burlington OpenOak swimmers competed at two meets this past weekend, the NYAC Cup at the Toronto Pan Am Sports Centre and the Burlington Open in Burlington.212none
211Nov. 04, 2015WednesdayHarvest/AutumnTen OAK swimmers won at least one individual gold medal at meets hosted by the Mississauga Aquatic Club last weekend at the Markham Pan Am Centre.211none
210Oct. 21, 2015WednesdayBrad TownsendThe Oakville Aquatic Club hosted their first meet of the 2015-16 competitive season with the Brad Townsend Fall Classic at Iroquois Ridge Community Centre, a meet that also attracted participants from Brantford Aquatic Club, Owen Sound Aquatic Club and Region of Waterloo Swimming210none
208Aug. 25, 2015TuesdayWorld Junior ChampionshipsTessa Cieplucha finished 10th in the 400 IM at World Junior Championships on day one of competition. Live results and live video feed are available.208none
207May. 26, 2015TuesdayThunder BayOne hundred and eleven OAK swimmers attended the Sun Life Grand Prix May 22-24 in Thunder Bay. OAK came home with the Large Team championship title.207none
206Apr. 01, 2015WednesdayPan Am TrialsOAK has a strong opening night at Pan Am Trials at the new Toronto Pan Am Sports Center in Scarborough.206.JPGinline
205Feb. 19, 2015ThursdayOAK Swimmers at Orlando Grand PrixSeveral OAK swimmers competed at the Orlando Grand Prix February 12-14. Dominique Bouchard lead the way winning the 200 Back and posting the 2nd fastest time in the World so far this season.205none
199Jan. 27, 2015TuesdayBouchard capitalizes on her opportunitiesBouchard capitalizes on her opportunities. Perseverance continues to pay off for Canadian swimmer Dominique Bouchard.199none
197Jan. 10, 2015SaturdayPan Am GamesOakville swimmers attempting to qualify for Pan Am Games197.jpginline
195Nov. 27, 2014ThursdaySwim InternationalOakville Aquatic Club’s Mabel Zavaros, Madison Murray, Ethan Ma and Leon Qin combined to win 20 gold medals at the Swim International meet earlier this month in Brantford195none
194Nov. 03, 2014MondayBrad Townsend Fall ClassicThe Oakville Aquatic Club recently opened its 2014-15 competitive season by hosting the Brad Townsend Fall Classic at Iroquois Ridge Community Centre.194.jpginline
193Sep. 30, 2014TuesdayPan American Sports FestivalOAK's Annika Grewal collects her 5th medal at the Pan American Sports Festival in Mexico City.193.jpginline
192Jul. 28, 2014MondayOAK Wins Canadian Age Group ChampionshipsThe Oakville Aquatic Club won it's second Canadian Age Group Championships in 3 years.192.jpginline
191Jul. 17, 2014ThursdaySummer Nationals Day 2Day 2 of Canadian Summer Nationals brought another two medal performances from OAK swimmers.191.jpginline
190Jul. 16, 2014WednesdaySummer NationalsSummer Nationals are underway in Saskatoon. OAK swimmers started the meet with a gold and bronze medal on day one.190.jpginline
189Jul. 07, 2014MondayOAK Wins 7th consecutive LC ProvincialsThe Oakville Aquatic Club won it's 7th consecutive LC Provincial Championships July 3-6, 2014.189.jpginline
188Jun. 24, 2014TuesdayEvan White Listed in the "Top 3 Swimmers To Watch This Summer"Evan White is listed as one of the top 3 swimmers to watch this summer by Swimswam.com188.jpginline
187Jun. 18, 2014WednesdayTessa Cieplucha Named to Junior World Championship TeamTessa Cieplucha has been named to Canada's World Junior Championship Team...187.jpginline
186Jun. 11, 2014WednesdayAnnika Grewal Named To Team Canada For The Pan American Sports FestivalAnnika Grewal Named To Team Canada For The Pan American Sports Festival186.jpeginline
185May. 26, 2014MondayRace Footage: Watch Oakville's Wilkins, Hamill Swim 1500 FLYConnor Wilkins & Mack Hamill swam 1500FLY at the Sun Life Grand Prix in Thunder Bay and it is getting international attention.185.jpginline
184May. 15, 2014ThursdayBreaking with tradition: Marni Oldershaw blazing her own trailMarni Oldershaw wrung the last ounces of energy out of her body as she took the final strokes and her effort was rewarded when she touched the wall first.184none
183Apr. 16, 2014WednesdayEvan White On The Morning Swim ShowPHOENIX, Arizona, April 16. CANADIAN national champion Evan White joins today's edition of The Morning Swim Show after qualifying for his first senior-level international racing team.183.jpginline
181Apr. 08, 2014TuesdayOAK Coaches AwardedOAK Head Coach, Sean Baker as well as Age Group Coach, Cathy Pardy & Sprint Coach Mike Thompson Awaded The Speedo Domestic Excellence Award.181.jpginline
182Apr. 08, 2014TuesdayFour Oakville swimmers qualify for Commonwealth GamesThree Oakville Aquatic Club swimmers and another Oakville native have been named to the Canadian team that will compete at the Commonwealth Games this July in Glasgow, Scotland. (via Inside Halton)182.jpginline
180Apr. 07, 2014MondaySuccessful Trials for OAK3 OAK swimmers make Commonwealth Games, 5 make Pan Pacs, 1 makes Junior Olympics after a very successful Canadian Swimming Trials in Victoria, BC.180.jpginline
178Mar. 19, 2014WednesdayOakville's Oldershaw finishes 8th in NCAA swim championshipsOakville’s Marni Oldershaw has qualified for the NCAA swimming championships. UPDATE: Oldershaw finished 8th in the 200IM @ NCAA Championships178none
177Feb. 24, 2014MondayOAK Wins 12&U RegionalsOakville Aquatic Club wins U12 short-course regional meet. Led by strong performances by Alyssa Forbes and Liam Robertson, Oakville Aquatic Club won the overall championship at the recent Central Region under-12 short-course swimming championships in Milton.177none
176Feb. 18, 2014TuesdayWhite Top Rookie at RSEQ ChampionshipsOak Alumni, David Whiteside earns top rookie status at the RSEQ Championships176.jpginline
175Feb. 07, 2014FridayOAK Athletes Compete At OUA ChampionshipsMany Oak athletes competing in the OUA Championships at Brock University.175.jpginline
174Jan. 31, 2014FridayHaas commits to U of TKyle Haas will begin school at U of T in September but right now he will focus on training.174.jpginline
172Jan. 16, 2014ThursdayAssaad among homegrown juniors competing in MelbourneAssaad is one of 15 Canadian Juniors representing Canada in Australia. When it came time to begin his university career, Assaad went just down the road to Western University in London, Ont., joining a Mustangs team coached by Paul Midgley and Ken Fitzpatrick.172.jpginline
173Jan. 16, 2014ThursdayEvan White: a name to remember for 2014Evan White broke 5 National Age Group Records in December and will compete at the Austin Grand Prix this weekend.173.jpginline
171Jan. 14, 2014TuesdayAssaad at Victoria State Open ChampsGamal Assaad (OAK/Western University), another in a group of top Canadian Juniors (Summer National Champion/100fly) who has chosen Canada First, also chose his home province of Ontario when he went down the road to Western University.171none
170Dec. 29, 2013SundayOAK Head Coach Sean Baker Wins Web AwardOAK Head Coach Sean Baker is named Canadian Junior Coach of the Year by
167Dec. 16, 2013MondayEvan White Breaks 200FLY NAGCanadian age-group record holder Evan White has broken another age group record, this time in the short course 200m butterfly.167none
168Dec. 16, 2013MondayEvan White Breaks 200BR NAGWhite Breaks Second Canadian Record In As Many Days168none
169Dec. 16, 2013MondayFull List of Canadian Age Group Recoprds Broken By OAK This SeasonCheck out our listing of National Age Group Records broken by OAK swimmers this season. Go OAK!169none
166Dec. 11, 2013WednesdayOAK swimmer earns two gold at Canada CupOakville Aquatic Club swimmer Dominique Bouchard won a pair of gold medals at the recent Canada Cup, a large international meet held in Toronto.166none
165Dec. 05, 2013ThursdayOAK swimmers open seasonZachary Ferguson won five gold medals and a silver to pace the Oakville Aquatic Club (OAK) at its Brad Townsend Fall Classic meet, held recently at Iroquois Ridge Community Centre.165.jpginline
164Nov. 26, 2013TuesdayOHPSI Coach Accelerator ProgramOAK Senior Sprint Coach, Mike Thompson, selected for OHPSI Coach Accelerator Program.164none
163Nov. 13, 2013WednesdayUniversity of Toronto secures top swimmersTORONTO - The Canadian Interuniversity Sport men’s swimming champions University of Toronto Blues have already secured three top young Canadian swimmers for next season including Kyle Haas of The Oakville Aquatic Club.163none
162Oct. 21, 2013MondayWinners of the 2013 OAK Fundraising Raffle announcedCongratulation to the 2013 OAK Raffle Winners!162.jpginline
161Oct. 20, 2013SundayOAK Alumni, Jacqueline Keire Successful in First NCAA PerformanceOAK Alumni, Jacqueline Keire Successful in First NCAA Performance with the Cincinnatti Bearcats; Assists in Victory.161none
159Oct. 02, 2013WednesdayOakville's Evan White Staying Close To Home, Commits to MichiganOAKVILLE, Ontario, Canada, September 16. EVAN White of Oakville Aquatics out of Ontario, Canada became the highest rated male swimmer to come off the board in the Class of 2014 as he committed to head coach Mike Bottom and the Michigan Wolverines159none
160Oct. 02, 2013WednesdayTop OAK Age Group Times Of All TimeThis is a listing of the Oakville Aquatic Club's top performances of all time, broken down by age group. The intention of this report is to measure depth of the club.160none
158Aug. 28, 2013WednesdayWorld Jr. ChampionshipsWhite fifth, Canadian record at world juniors158.jpginline
157Aug. 11, 2013SundayCanada GamesOAK swimmers win medals at Canada Summer Games157none
156Aug. 01, 2013ThursdaySr. National VictoryOAK's victory at senior nationals a rare feat. The Oakville Aquatic Club recently accomplished a rare feat for a non-university-affiliated swimming team, winning the overall championship at the senior nationals near Montreal.156.JPGinline
155Jul. 21, 2013SundayOAK wins sixth straight long-course titleAnaka Will-Dryden led a parade of 11 multiple-medal winning swimmers, claiming two golds and two silvers as the Oakville Aquatic Club (OAK) claimed its sixth straight Ontario long-course championship.155.jpginline
153Jul. 20, 2013SaturdaySummer Nationals Day 3OAK swimmers are winning Summer Nationals with impressive performances on Day 3. Gamal Assaad and Annie Harrison win gold, Peter Serles bronze and the Mens 4x100 Free Relay silver.153.jpginline
154Jul. 20, 2013SaturdaySummer National ChampionsThe 2013 Summer Nationals came to a conclusion today. OAK swimmers finished the competition by adding another 3 gold medals, the Men's team title, and the overall Team Title.154.jpginline
152Jul. 19, 2013FridaySummer Nationals Day 2OAK swimmers continue to perform well at Summer Nationals winning 3 medals on day 2 of competition.152.jpginline
150Jul. 18, 2013ThursdaySummer Nationals BeginsCanadian Summer Nationals started Wednesday July 17th. OAK swimmers rise to the challenge with great performances.150.JPGinline
151Jul. 18, 2013ThursdaySwimmers make finals at World University GamesTera Van Beilen narrowly missed out on adding to her medal collection at the World University Games in Kazan, Russia151.jpginline
149Jul. 15, 2013MondaySummer NationalsOlympians, top juniors, featured at Summer Nationals. For the juniors, the competition is a selection trials for the FINA World Junior Swimming Championships Among the top juniors are Evan White of Oakville, Ont...149.jpginline
148Jun. 28, 2013FridayOakville Aquatic Club repeats as Central Region long course champsThe Oakville Aquatic Club (OAK) won its second consecutive Central Region Long Course Championships team title last week at Etobicoke Olympium.148none
147Jun. 18, 2013TuesdayMare NostrumCanada’s Evan White wins bronze at Mare Nostrum.147.jpginline
146Jun. 09, 2013SundayOakville Aquatic Club bolsters coaching staffOakville Aquatic Club recently announced the addition of Mike Thompson to its coaching staff.146none
145Apr. 26, 2013FridayWhite breaks 32-year-old swim recordWhite breaks 32-year-old swim record. Eclipsing Baumann's 1981 medley mark part of six-record month for OAK swimmer.145.jpginline
143Apr. 18, 2013ThursdayTeam concept motivates OldershawMarni Oldershaw will climb atop the starting blocks in Russia and when the race begins, she and seven opponents will do two lengths of the pool in each of the four strokes.143.jpginline
142Apr. 15, 2013MondayOAK finishes second at world trialsLed by Tera Van Beilen’s two victories, the Oakville Aquatic Club finished second at the Swimming Canada World Trials in Victoria.142none
141Apr. 12, 2013FridayVan Beilen, Chetrat qualify for world swim championshipsThey had very different Olympic experiences last summer, but neither Tera Van Beilen nor Zack Chetrat are letting that define the rest of their careers.141none
140Apr. 08, 2013MondayWorld Championship TrialsWorld Championship Trials included some amazing swims from the OAK Team. OAK finished the competition in 2nd place, only 13.5 point behind the first place UBC team.140none
137Apr. 04, 2013ThursdayOakville Aquatic Club sends 20 swimmers to world trialsOakville Aquatic Club’s top national-level swimmers are in Victoria, B.C. this week to compete in the world championship trials.137none
136Mar. 25, 2013MondayVan Beilen part of Women's Team TransitionVan Beilen part of women's team transition. Swimming in anyone's wake is never easy, but it's made even harder when that person is a world record holder in breaststroke.136.jpginline
135Mar. 10, 2013SundayChampionship MeetsThe month of February was a busy month for OAK swimmers. Competing at five championship meets, the team showed strength at all levels. Oak finished 6th at Easterns, 4th at Provincial Age Group Champs, 2nd at Central Region Champs and won the Ontario Festival and CR Team Champs.135.jpginline
134Feb. 27, 2013WednesdayAYOF RacesVideos of the swimming from the Australian Youth Olympic Festival134none
133Jan. 18, 2013FridayTwo medals for Canadian youth teamSYDNEY, Australia – Sydney Pickrem of St-Jerome, Que., earned the silver medal and Evan White of Oakville, Ont., added a bronze in 400-metre individual medley races Friday at the 2013 Australian Youth Olympic Festival.133none
131Jan. 17, 2013Thursday2013 Australian Youth Olympic FestivalThree fourth-place finishes for Canada SYDNEY, Australia – Canadian swimmers neared the podium three times on Thursday settling for fourth place finishes at the 2013 Australian Youth Olympic Festival.January, 17, 2013131.jpginline
132Jan. 16, 2013WednesdayCanada sends 11 to Australian Youth Olympic FestivalSYDNEY, Australia – Canada’s swimming team at the 2013 Australian Youth Olympic Festival may be a year younger than most of its main competition but that hasn’t dampened its medal hopes for the multi-sport event which runs from Thursday to Sunday.132none
130Jan. 15, 2013TuesdayNew South Wales swimming championshipsOmar Arafa won 2 gold medals at the New South Wales Swimming Championships held in Sydney, Australia, January 8-13.130none
129Dec. 18, 2012TuesdayVan Beilen 7th at WorldsCompetition at the World Short Course Swimming Championships in Istanbul wrapped up on Sunday with OAK's Tera Van Beilen finishing 7th in the 200 Breaststroke.129none
128Dec. 08, 2012SaturdayThree medals for OAK Olympian at Canada Cup swim meetOakville Aquatic Club (OAK) Olympian Tera Van Beilen won a silver medal and two bronzes at the Canada Cup meet, held recently at Etobicoke Olympium.128none
126Dec. 06, 2012ThursdayFresh outlook helps Chetrat bounce back from Olympic disappointmentNext week, Zack Chetrat will climb atop the starting blocks at the World Short Course swimming championships in Istanbul, Turkey.126none
127Dec. 06, 2012ThursdayOldershaw named Big 10 freshman of the weekMarni Oldershaw recorded two individual victories and added a third as a part of the University of Michigan relay team at the Hawkeye Invitational to earn the Big 10 Conference freshman of the week award.127none
125Nov. 26, 2012MondayCanadian Club Coach of the YearIt's official Coach Sean Baker has been named Canadian Club Coach of the Year!!! CONGRATULATIONS SEAN!125none
124Nov. 03, 2012SaturdayMultiple-event winners at OAK's opening meetThe Brad Townsend Fall Classic, October 20-21 kicked off the season for OAK swimmers.124none
123Nov. 01, 2012ThursdaySwimming Canada announces nominees for the 2012 Big SplashCoach Sean Baker nominated for the CSCTA Canadian Club Coach of the Year. Winners to be announced at the Big Splash on November 26th.123none
121Oct. 26, 2012FridayOAK Swim MeetOAK hosted the first meet of it's new season this weekend at Iroquois Ridge.121none
122Oct. 26, 2012FridayMack Darragh shows improvementDarragh puts improvement on display in dual meet. Mack Darragh looked relaxed as he stood on the starting block, peered down at the water in front of him and clapped his hands.122none
120Sep. 14, 2012Friday2013 Australian ToursCongratulations to three OAK swimmers who have been named to Team Canada for the 2013 Australian Tours.120none
119Aug. 15, 2012WednesdayStrong finish to memorable season for Oakville Aquatic ClubStrong finish to memorable season for Oakville Aquatic Club. The Oakville Aquatic Club (OAK) recently concluded another successful club swimming season with strong showings at national events.119.jpginline
116Jul. 31, 2012TuesdayOAK wins Canadian Age Group ChampionshipsThe Oakville Aquatic club sent 55 swimmers to Calgary for the Canadian Age Group Championships. After 5 long days of racing, the Mens team and the combined team walked away with championship banners.116.jpginline
117Jul. 30, 2012MondayDarragh collects fourth wins at age group nationalsDarragh and Liu collect fourth wins at age group nationals CALGARY – Mack Darragh of Oakville, Ont., and Sherry Liu of New Westminster, B.C., each collected their fourth wins on Sunday at the age group nationals swimming competition which concluded at the Talisman Centre.117.jpginline
118Jul. 30, 2012MondayVan Beilen doesn't let swimoff loss spoil Olympic debutVan Beilen doesn't let swimoff loss spoil Olympic debut. It began with the anticipation of a couple of local swimmers making their Olympic debuts and ended with a rare one-on-one showdown in the pool.118none
115Jul. 27, 2012FridayRising to the occasionOakville's Tera Van Beilen ready to live her Olympic dream115none
114Jul. 23, 2012MondayTeenagers Own Podiums on Last Day of Canadian NationalsOakville Aquatic Club (OAK) broke the National Age Group Record for men’s 15-17 year old 4×100 medley relay 3:50.66. Relay featured Omar Arafa, Evan White, Gamal Assaad and Bryce Kwiecien-Delaney.114none
112Jul. 20, 2012Friday5th straight LC Provincial WinFifth straight provincial long-course title for Oakville Aquatic Club. Evan White and Nina Tomic each won six medals as the Oakville Aquatic Club (OAK) recently swept both the men’s and women’s title to claim its fifth consecutive provincial long-course swim title.112none
113Jul. 16, 2012MondayOlympic ProfileLondon 2012: Tera Van Beilen challenging in Olympic 100m and 200m breaststroke113.jpginline
111Jun. 27, 2012WednesdayOakville Aquatic Club wins third straight Central titleThanks in large part to its female members, the Oakville Aquatic Club (OAK) won its third straight Central Region Long-Course Championships overall team title recently in Etobicoke.111none
110Jun. 26, 2012TuesdayNorth American Challenge Cup 2012Congratulations to all the Ontario swimmers who have been nominated to the North American Challenge Cup team in Edmonton, Alberta from August 2-4!110none
109May. 10, 2012ThursdayVan Beilen goes for goldTera Van Beilen is accustomed to setting off metal detectors at airports around the world after winning medals at various swim competitions.109none
108Apr. 19, 2012ThursdaySeveral OAK swimmers reached 'A' finals at Olympic trialsOakville Aquatic Club (OAK) swimmer Tera Van Beilen recently dominated the headlines by qualifying for this year’s Olympics in two events, but she wasn’t the only local swimmer with impressive results at the national Olympic trials. + article on Victor Davis Memorial Cup108none
107Apr. 11, 2012WednesdayVan Beilen's Olympic dream comes trueTera Van Beilen took her last stroke and touched the wall first. Years of hard work had finally paid off. All the early morning practices and hours in the pool were finally being rewarded. She was an Olympian. Also see the SwimOntario 'Off the deck interview'107.jpginline
106Apr. 02, 2012Monday4X200m free M finalsWatch the 4x200 men's relay on YouTube106none
105Mar. 31, 2012SaturdayVan Beilen Olympic boundTera Van Beilen already had a reason to celebrate Friday. But she couldn’t wait to get the party started. See interview on YouTube too105.pnginline
103Mar. 23, 2012FridayOAK third at short-course provincialsThe Oakville Aquatic Club (OAK) finished third overall at the Ontario short-course swimming provincials recently in Nepean.103none
102Mar. 19, 2012MondayVan Beilen good as goldVan Beilen good as gold heading to Olympic trials. Tera Van Beilen is obviously thrilled about her performance at the Canadian university swimming championships, and with good reason.102.jpginline
101Mar. 04, 2012SundayHeavy medal haul by OAK swimmers at major competitionsOakville Aquatic Club (OAK) swimmers combined to win four individual medals and added a relay medal at the 2012 Speedo Eastern Canadian Championships recently in Gatineau, Que101none
99Feb. 17, 2012FridayKaploun paces OAK in PickeringFive different OAK swimmers earned at least one gold medal at the Pick Winter Swim Festival in Pickering.99none
100Feb. 17, 2012FridayOAK swimmers combine for four gold at Ontario CupOakville Aquatic Club swimmer Marni Oldershaw won three gold medals and teammate Annie Harrison earned another at the recent Ontario Cup meet, held at the University of Toronto.100none
98Feb. 12, 2012SundayOAK’s silver anniversary meetSarah Cauvel and Hugo Truong each won six gold medals to lead a solid performance by local swimmers at the Oakville Aquatic Club’s 25th annual Oakville Invitational meet recently.98none
96Jan. 22, 2012SundayCanada’s Swimming Youth ShinesSixteen of Canada’s future stars in the pool had the opportunity to get a taste of what representing their country in an international settings is all about this past weekend, and the results speaks for themselves, 16 gold, 11 silver and 14 bronze medals.96.jpginline
95Jan. 20, 2012Friday2012 Short Course Provincials Moved to OttawaSwim Ontario has relocated the 2012 SCM Provincials to Ottawa.95none
97Jan. 19, 2012ThursdaySwim Canada Coaching ExcellenceSwim Canada published it's list of coaching excellence awards. OAK's head coach Sean Baker is recognized in 2 categories.97none
94Dec. 26, 2011MondayPaul Bergen Junior International SCM ChampionshipsOakville Aquatic Club swimmer Marni Oldershaw set another Canadian age group record at the 13th annual94none
93Dec. 09, 2011FridayCanadian Age Group RecordMarni Oldershaw broke the Women's 15-17 year old Canadian Age Group Record tonight at the Paul Bergen International Swim Meet in Portland, Oregon. Her time of 4:38.52 breaks the previous record of 4:39.03.93none
92Dec. 01, 2011ThursdayOAK’s Harrison to join Tar Heels swim teamAnnie Harrison of the Oakville Aquatic Club has signed a letter of intent to swim for the University of North Carolina next season.92none
91Nov. 19, 2011SaturdayPair of OAK products headed to MichiganTwo Oakville Aquatic Club (OAK) standouts will soon be headed to the University of Michigan, as Marni Oldershaw and Sharalynn Missiuna have signed with the Wolverines for the 2012-13 season.91none
90Nov. 12, 2011SaturdayPlenty of gold in the water for swimmers at OAK meetFive Oakville Aquatic Club swimmers won six gold medals each at the club’s Brad Townsend Fall Classic meet, held recently at Iroquois Ridge Community Centre.90none
89Nov. 08, 2011TuesdayHall of Fame MeetThe OAK Senior Red Squad kicked off the 2011-2012 season with races at the Hall of Fame meet in Etobicoke, October 15th. Bryce Kwiecien-Delaney starts the season with a record setting performance in the boys 13-14 50 Free.89none
88Oct. 27, 2011ThursdaySport OakvilleThe Sport Oakville Awards were held on Sunday October 23rd. OAK honoured 3 swimmers, one coach and 2 volunteers. Photo: Denise Darragh accepting award for Mack, Marni Oldershaw, OAK President Karen Serles, Annie Harrison.88.jpginline
87Sep. 27, 2011TuesdaySwim Ontario ConferenceSean Baker was named the Swim Ontario Coach of the year for the 15-17 year old males at the Swim Ontario awards ceremony September 24th.87.jpginline
86Sep. 10, 2011SaturdayInterview with OAK Head Coach Sean BakerInterview with OAK head coach Sean Baker - by Mike Thompson, HHBF The Oakville Aquatic Club over the past decade has been a leader in age group swimming and now is making great strides in the senior international arena. As you listen to the conversation between Mike and Sean...86none
84Aug. 20, 2011SaturdayUniversiade GamesOAK swimmers continue to show their strength in the pool at the Universiade in China. Tera Van Beilen wins silver in the 50 & 100 Breast, finishes 4th in the 200 Breast. Zack Chetrat finishes 10th in the 200 Fly and 22nd in the 100 Fly.84none
85Aug. 20, 2011SaturdayJunior WorldsMack Darragh, Marni Oldershaw and Annie Harrison compete for Canada at the 3rd Fina World Junior Championships in Lima Peru, August 16-21, 2011. On the final day of competition Mack swims to a bronze medal in National Age Group Record time in the 200 Fly.85none
82Jul. 11, 2011MondayOAK wins LC ProvincialsDarragh's record-breaking performance leads OAK to long-course crown82none
83Jul. 11, 2011MondayJr Provincials - OAK wins Team titleJunior Provincial and Para Long Course Championships 2011 - Oakville Aquatic Club wins the team title!83.JPGinline
81Mar. 31, 2011ThursdayOAK Swimmers win MedalsOn day 1 of World Trials, OAK swimmerrs won 3 medals to kick off the meet. Day 2 8 OAK club records set. Day 3 two more medals. OAK swimmers place 9th overall at the 2011 World Championship Trials.81.gifinline
79Feb. 22, 2011TuesdayOakville Aquatic Club wins Central Region titleOakville Aquatic Club dominated the recent Central Region Short Course Championships, scoring nearly 50 per cent more points than its nearest competitor to win the overall team title.79none
80Feb. 22, 2011TuesdayChetrat sets four records at OUA swimming meetOlympic hopeful in "rarified room", U of T coach says It was not the number of records Zack Chetrat set, though establishing four new marks at the Ontario University Athletics swim championships is a pretty impressive feat.80none
78Jan. 10, 2011MondayOAK swimmers win 11 medals for CanadaOAK swimmers won 11 medals for Canada this past weekend in the Sunderland Triangular Meet swimming competition pitting Canada’s Olympic hopefuls against Britain’s top 13 and over talent and a select Northern England team.78none
77Dec. 01, 2010WednesdayOAK second overall at Brantford InvitationalOakville Aquatic Club (OAK) finished second overall at the first major meet of the winter swim season, the Brantford Invitational.77none
75Oct. 06, 2010WednesdayNew OAK coach embracing the challengeSean Baker took over as head coach of the club last month. The Oakville Beaver caught up with Baker last week to ask him about his previous experience, his styles and philosophies, and where he hopes to lead OAK in the future.75none
74Sep. 30, 2010ThursdayOak swimmer in the NewsOAK swimmer Tera Van Beilen is making the news as part of the Pan AM Games Launch Party!74none
73Aug. 28, 2010SaturdayJr. Pan Pac ResultsOAK swimmers continue to perform this summer. This time as they compete in Kihei Hawaii at the 2010 Junior Pan Pacific Championships . Tera Van Beilen - 100 Breast - 1:08.32 - Silver, Annie Harrison - 400 IM - 4:52.95 - 6th, Marni Oldershaw - 400 IM - 4:54.70 - 12th73none
71Aug. 23, 2010MondayBoulton shows Golden Focus at Ontario GamesOAK swimmer Sasha Boulton takes gold in triathalon at the Ontario Summer Games. Boulton used her strong suit — swimming — to take the early lead. She began training with the Oakville Aquatic Club when she was eight and continues to swim with the club today.71none
72Aug. 23, 2010MondayTera Van Beilen caps solid Canadian swimming performance at Youth Olympics with silverTera Van Beilen of Oakville, Ont., won the silver medal in the women’s 200-metre breaststroke on Friday to cap a solid Canadian performance in swimming at the inaugural Youth Olympics.72none
70Aug. 18, 2010WednesdayOAK swimmer wins Gold for CanadaTera Van Beilen wins the 100 breast gold medal at the Youth Olympics. 1:08.95 - A very close race!70none
69Aug. 12, 2010ThursdayOntario Summer GamesCheck out the results for OAK swimmers at the Summer Games in Sudbury!69none
68Aug. 08, 2010SundayMack attack helps Canadian swimmers to North American Challenge CupMack attack helps Canadian swimmers to North American Challenge Cup - Mack Darragh finished the meet with 7 gold medals and 1 bronze.68none
67Aug. 05, 2010ThursdayGolden Day for Canada at Nations CupOak swimmer Tera Van Beilen won gold today at the Nations Cup in the 100 Breast and she was also on the gold medal winning 4x100 medley relay.67none
65Jul. 14, 2010WednesdayOAK wins long course provincialsOakville Aquatic Club (OAK) was crowned the overall champion at the Long Course Provincial Championships, held recently in Nepean, ON.65.jpginline
66Jun. 30, 2010WednesdayOAK claims overall title at regional meetOakville Aquatic Club (OAK) swimmers won 51 medals, including 21 gold, to help their team claim the overall championship at the Central Region Long Course Championships recently in Etobicoke.66none
64Jun. 11, 2010FridayOAK swimmers earn medals at HOBB meetThirteen Oakville Aquatic Club (OAK) swimmers won gold medals at the HOBB Finale swim meet Saturday at Iroquois Ridge Community Centre.64none
63May. 18, 2010TuesdayOAK swimmer named to Youth Olympic TeamIt Is official,OAK's Tera Van Belien has been named to Canada's eight member team for the first ever Youth Olympics to be held in Singapore this July! Congratulations Tera!63none
61May. 17, 2010MondayOAK wins Hicken InvitationalOak won a total of 121 medals at the recent Dr. Ralph Hicken Invitational swim meet in Etobicoke.61none
59Apr. 01, 2010ThursdayResults from Pan Pacific Trials in MontrealResults from Pan Pacific Trials in Montreal March 31-April 3 Zack Chetrat qualified for the Pan Pacific Team with his gold medal win in the 200 Fly. Congratulations Zack.59none
49Feb. 28, 2010SundayOAK wins Central Region SC meetOakville Aquatic Club (OAK) recently won the 2010 Central Region short-course championships at the Etobicoke Olympium.49none
51Feb. 05, 2010FridayOAK swimmers find medals Down UnderOakville Aquatic Club swimmers Mack Darragh, Julie Calvert and Tera Van Beilen combined to win 10 medals for Canada at a recent meet in Australia.51none
53Feb. 04, 2010ThursdayOakville Sports Hall of Fame Class of 2010Andrew Hurd, a resident of Oakville, began swimming at the age of eight, with the Oakville Aquatic Club.53none
55Jan. 29, 2010FridayBullock wins nine individual gold at OAK swim meetPerhaps even American swimming sensation Michael Phelps, eight-time gold medalist at the 2008 Olympic Summer Games, would be impressed.55none
57Jan. 08, 2010FridayOAK second at Youth CupOakville Aquatic Club (OAK) swam to a second-place finish in the overall standings at the 27th Youth Cup meet, held last month at the Etobicoke Olympium.57none
47Oct. 27, 2009TuesdayOak in the NewsOAK swimmers look to build on last season’s success47none
43Oct. 10, 2009SaturdaySwimmer of the MonthTera Van Beilen is the Swim Ontario swimmer of the month!43none
45Oct. 10, 2009SaturdayTeam OntarioOAK swimmers & coach chosen to represent Team Ontario at the Paul Bergen International swim meet!45none
41Sep. 20, 2009SundayOAK swimers heading to AustraliaCongratulations go out to.... OAK swimmers Tera Van Beilen, Julie Calvert and Mack Darragh have been named to Swim Canada's National Youth and Junior team heading to competition in Australia.41none
39Aug. 30, 2009SundayCanada Games Results for OAK SwimmersSome great results for OAK at the Canada Games.39none
37Aug. 06, 2009Thursday19 Year Old Record Broken!Marni Oldershaw Breaks 19 Year Old 400 IM NAG Record at NACC 200937none
35Jul. 09, 2009ThursdayRecent Article in the Oakville BeaverOak in the News - OAK top small team at Central meet35none
31Jul. 08, 2009Wednesday13 and 14 Year Old Female Relay Records Continue!Preparation + Opportunity = Relay Record Success for Oakville Aquatic Club Girls -- Swim Ontario News Article31none
33Jul. 08, 2009WednesdayOAK LC Jr Provincial WinnersOakville Aquatic Club Wins 2009 Ontario Long Course Junior Provincial Championships!33none
29Jun. 25, 2009ThursdayCongratulations Oakville Swimmers on winning TEAM Champs!The club is very proud of the swimmers who went to team champs this past weekend and came home with the first place trophy. This was truly a group effort by 60 of our swimmers.29none
27Jun. 04, 2009Thursday13-14 Girls Set Two National Age Group RecordsThe OAK 13-14 girls broke both the 4x50 Medley Relay record and the 4x100 Medley Relay record!27none
26Jun. 01, 2009MondayTwo new National qualifiersMika Spencer (400IM- 5:07.00) and Sharalynn Missiuna (50 free- 27.31) are OAK's newest Sr National qualifiers!26none
23May. 21, 2009ThursdayUS Grand Prix meet in Charlotte NCOAK swimmers raced against some of the worlds best in the US Grand Prix meet in Charlotte NC this past weekend.23.jpginline
24May. 21, 2009ThursdayFINA Issues list of approved suitsFINA, the world governing body for aquatics has issued a list of suits that have been approved for racing.24none
25May. 21, 2009ThursdayOAK wins Hicken Invitational titleOAK wins Hicken Invitational title -- One of the strongest long course swim meets took place in Etobicoke, May 1st – May 3rd.25none
22Mar. 15, 2009SundaySenior Nationals ResultsSr Nationals - Some great results from Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday22none
21Feb. 22, 2009SundayOAK Alumni in Top 8 at CIS ChampionshipOAK alumni have several top 16 finishes in the CIS championships taking place at the University of British Columbia this weekend.21none
19Nov. 13, 2008ThursdayCommunications from Team ManagersMany of you may be experiencing issues in receiving communications from your team manager. The issues as we can determine are the use of yahoo, hotmail, Gmail accounts etc.19none
18Nov. 09, 2008SundayThe Pampered Chef fundraising programThe Pampered Chef fundraising program is currently running until November 11th, 20% of sales will be credited back to the family! Be sure to show the catalogue to your friends, family and neighbour’s or provide them with my website
17Oct. 22, 2008WednesdayOAK swimmers in Swim Ontario AQUASPORT TOP 8Each swimming season, both short course and long course, Swim Ontario Tracks the top 8 FINA point score swimmers in four different age groups. Girls 13, 14, 15 and 16 years. Boys 14, 15, 16 and 17 years.17none
16Sep. 25, 2008ThursdayOAK Coach receives Coaching AwardOn Saturday September 20th Swim Ontario held it's annual awards banquet and Hall of Fame induction ceremony. Coach Alex Wallingford was the recipient of the coaching award for the 13-14 year old girls.none
15Sep. 18, 2008ThursdaySwim Ontario Names Bergen Team - Includes OAK swimmersSwim Ontario has named the team of swimmers heading to Portland, Oregon from Dec 10-15 for competition at the Paul Bergen Junior International Championships. Congratulations to Annie Harrison for being named to team Ontario.none
14Sep. 15, 2008MondayTrain to CompeteSwim Ontario has named the swimmers for the two Ontario Train to Compete camps that will be held at McMaster University this season. Several OAK swimmers have been selected to attend!none
13Sep. 02, 2008TuesdayRegistration NightThe registration night BBQs will be held on: Monday September 8th - 6 to 8 pm at Iroquois Ridge Community Centre for High Performance families. Monday September 15th - 6 to 8 pm at Iroquois Ridge Community Centre for OAK Entry, OAK Development and Youth Development families.none
11Aug. 26, 2008TuesdayNew Website LaunchedOAK has just launched it's new website. Club Members must register to access the secure section that includes group pages, schedules and meet information.none
10Aug. 21, 2008ThursdayOAK Parents Cycle for Cancer ResearchEight Oakville Aquatic Parents recently completed the Ride to Conquer Cancer.none
12Jun. 01, 2008Sunday40th Anniversary of the Oakville Aquatic Club2008 is the 40th Anniversary of the Oakville Aquatic Club! The Club's Programming Committee had a contest to design a 40th Anniversary OAK Logo.none
1May. 01, 2008ThursdayOAK Launches new WebsiteThe Oakville Aquatic Club has launched its new Streamline Sport Powered Website.none
4Apr. 29, 2008TuesdayCome Swim with Us!Children 10 and under who are interested in competitive swimming are invited to attend an assessment.none
9Apr. 29, 2008TuesdayRecent SuccessesThe latest Oakville Beaver articles about competitions where OAK had great results.none
3Apr. 19, 2008SaturdaySwim Ontario BursariesTwo OAK swimmers receive Swim Ontario 2008-2009 Post Secondary Bursary.none
6Apr. 13, 2008SundayVictor Davis MeetOakville Aquatic club won the 2008 Victor Davis Meet.none
2Apr. 06, 2008SundayCN Olympic SwimmingZack Chetrat leads Oakville Aquatic Club team of rookies and veterans qualifying for first Senior International Team at CN Olympic Swimmingnone
7Apr. 06, 2008SundayOAK Records!Several new OAK records set at Olympic Trials & Pentathlon Meet.none
8Sep. 15, 2007SaturdayProvincials CampsOAK swimmers selected to attend Provincial Camps.none
5Aug. 18, 2007SaturdayFurther Success for ZackZack Chetrat's successes in Los Angeles at the North American Cupnone
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