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SWIMMING

Deaf swimmers make splash

Canada Deaf Sports AssociationBrantford's Brandon VanWyk helped make history as the national deaf swim team competed at its first Swimming Canada event.

"It was a great weekend overall," VanWyk said about the Speedo Western Canadian Open, Feb. 18-21, in Winnipeg.

Read more: http://www.parisstaronline.com/2016/03/06/deaf-swimmers-make-splash

Source: Paris Star

Residential for deaf young people to train as swimming assistants

The National Deaf Children’s Society (NDCS) is holding a residential course aimed at helping deaf young people aged 16-25 years to achieve an ASA Level 1 Swimming Assistant qualification.

A group of 16 young people will be selected to spend four days learning swimming theory and technique and getting hands on experience of teaching swimming. The tutor will be fully qualified and deaf-aware, and communication support will be provided. The course is being delivered in association with IoS Training.

Read more: http://www.swimming.org/asa/news/disability-swimming/residential-for-deaf-young-people-to-train-as-swimming-teaching-assistants/26213

Source: Swimming

SPEEDO WESTERN CANADIAN OPEN AND CANADIAN DEAF NATIONAL SWIMMING TEAM

By Lauren Neigh

The Canadian Deaf National Swimming Program is pleased to announce that the Canadian Deaf National Swimming Team will be competing together at a Swimming Canada event for the first time at the upcoming Speedo Western Canadian Open to be held in Winnipeg, February 18-21, 2016.

Read more: https://swimswam.com/speedo-western-canadian-open-and-canadian-deaf-national-swimming-team/

Source: Swim Swam

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