PROGRAMMING UPDATE - January 3, 2022

Happy New Year! As you may know, the Ontario Government announced that the Province is heading back to STEP TWO of its Roadmap to Reopening in response to the rapidly spreading Omicron variant. This announcement means that ALL Indoor Training (pool and dryland) has been temporarily shut down for 21 days (to January 27, 2022). We will continue to monitor the situation and keep you updated. Effective immediately all training will be virtual from January 3-26, 2022 and a schedule will be communicated from your coach. Please stay safe and hope to see everyone in the pool soon!

Recreational 2021-2022 open for registration!

Recreational 2021-2022 open for registration, please check Recreational Program for detail.
Want to join recreational team? Please complete and submit The registration Form.

Covid 19

Please check Covid 19 Resources

The screening form must be completed before each practice and presented upon entrance.
As of September 22nd, all athletes that are 12 years of age and older must present proof of vaccination to enter the City of Markham facilities. Athletes must be double vaccinated. Please note: you are not considered double vaxed until two weeks after the second dose.

New AquaGo! Program is here

We will be offering the Canadian Artistic Swimming Association's brand new AquaGo! program in our recreational classes, check out here.

  • The Markham Artistic Swimming Club, founded in the 1970's is recognized as one of the top artistic swimming clubs in Ontario. Our quality Recreational and Competitive programs are delivered by a highly qualified and professional coaching staff.

  • The Recreation program is intended to give participants an introduction to the sport of synchronized swimming. We have combined some of the essential skills with Artistic Swimming Ontario's new Swim Artistic Swimming program.
    Swimmers in our recreational program will learn a variety of Artistic Swimming basics and work on a short routine. On the last day of classes swimmers will be tested for their Swim Synchro badge and will perform their routine.

    Find out more about our programs on this page.
  • This is an introduction to competitive artistic swimming. This program is a year-long program. Participants will learn the basics of the sport and work together to create a routine. There will be two regional competitions for this group to participate in.

    Find out more about our programs on this page.
  • This (formerly Novice Synchro) is an introduction to competitive artistic swimming. This program is a year-long program. Participants will be divided into teams that they will swim with for the season. Teams will be arranged based on a combination of age and ability level. Throughout the year participants will learn the basics of artistic swimming and create a routine for the competition. There will be two regional competitions for the teams to participate in.

    This program will begin on October 3rd (this day will be to place participants into teams) and will run until May. Practices will be held two times per week.

    Find out more about our programs on this page.

  • Our provincial competitive program runs from September to June. Practice schedules vary based level from 6-14hours a week (2-3 times per week).
    Athletes will complete a variety of training programs including land, water, flexibility, mental, aerobics and other areas deemed necessary by the coaches.
    Sessions will be run throughout the year on nutrition, strength training, mental training, etc., with professionals within their fields.
    Swimmers will participate in a number of competitive events, demonstrations and water shows throughout the season.

    Find out more about our programs

Upcoming Practice

Regional League- Winter M…

Sat, 5. February 2022 - Sun, 6. February 2022
This is the first meet of the season for our Regional League team. Athletes will do both figures and routine at this meet. The meet is a combined Regional meet, Central has been combined with the West region. The meet will be hosted by Brant Synchro and will be taking place at the Wayne Gretzky S…

Leslie Taylor Ontario Cup

Thu, 17. February 2022 - Sun, 20. February 2022
This meet will be held at the Markham Pan Am Aquatic Centre.   There will be 2 figures submitted by video submission. Solo, Duet, Team, and Combo routines will be swum in person at the pool.

Skills Assessment 2

Tue, 1. March 2022
This will be the same as the fall skills assessment.  All provincial athletes will have their skills filmed and submitted to OAS for assessment.

Hilton Invitational

Thu, 21. April 2022 - Sun, 24. April 2022
This event will be held at the Markham Pan Am Aquatic Centre. All extra routines (10U duet, 11-12 duet, 13-15 duet, Jr duet, and solos) will be competing at this meet.  This serves as a qualifying meet for extra routines.

Regional League- Spring M…

Sat, 30. April 2022 - Sun, 1. May 2022
This is currently still scheduled as a regional meet for the Central region only.   The location is still TBD.

Ontario Championships

Thu, 26. May 2022 - Sun, 29. May 2022
This meet is the final provincial competitive meet of the season.  It will be held at the Olympium pool in Toronto. This will be for all provincial competitive age groups and all routines.