Community Herald: SWAT a splash for success

SWAT Coach Ryan Laustsen gives stroke technique instructions during a summer camp at Sackville Sports Stadium. A second Skill Development camp will run Aug. 18 - 22.
SWAT Coach Ryan Laustsen gives stroke technique instructions during a summer camp at Sackville Sports Stadium. A second Skill Development camp will run Aug. 18 – 22.

Community swim team training Nova Scotia’s next great competitive swimmers

Swimmers work their techniques, arching their back just the right way and pointing their toes outwards to master the front crawl, as SWAT team coaches Heidi Miller and Ryan Laustsen are on the sun-flooded deck at Sackville Sports Stadium pool during a Skills Development camp.

Sackville Waves Aquatic Team dares swimmers to be awesome, according to their website logo and SWAT president Peter Bush says the team is training future Olympians and Nova Scotia’s next great competitive swimmers.

“The team won two provincial championships for top team by Age Group and Novatech, to add to the two championships in 2013 and three medals at the last Canada Games,” says Bush.

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SWAT is accepting swimmers across a variety of ages in September for the 2014/15 swim season.  Details can be found on www.swatswim.wordpress.com