SAANICH PENINSULA PIRANHAS SWIM CLUB
We acknowledge and thank the W̱SÁNEĆ people on whose traditional territory we live, learn, and play.
The W̱SÁNEĆ people have lived and worked on this land since time immemorial.
Please find a schedule of important dates including holidays & special events here.
2021 SUMMER ACHIEVEMENT AWARDS
MOST IMPROVED: 1 JUNIOR & 1 SENIOR
First year swimmers are not eligible. Chosen by the Awards Committee based on number of Best Times and amount of time taken off each stroke:
Junior: Theo GLube Telford
Senior: Simon Makuch
MOST VALUABLE: 1 JUNIOR & 1 SENIOR
‘O’ Category swimmers are not eligible. Based on the total number of points earned during the summer season for the Club.
Junior: Jack Edgell
Senior: Sophie Postlethwaite
BEST ALL ROUND TROPHY: JUNIOR & SENIOR
(Can be more than 1) based on overall swimming achievement throughout the season.
Junior: Kiva Edgell
Senior: Linnea Hopkins
SUMMER SPIRIT AWARDS
These awards are based on attitude, commitment, perseverance, sportsmanship, and attendance/behavior at practices.
First year swimmers only.
Mikayla Liang & Cara Higgins
MARCEL PORTIER AWARD:
For swimmers who demonstrate outstanding work ethic and commitment. First year not eligible.
Evan Stoffelsma & Owen Hunter-Siebert
SPIRIT OF THE PIRANHAS AWARD:
1 Senior, Chosen by the Awards Committee. This award recognizes the unsung heroes of the Piranha Swim Club and is given to a swimmer who has persistently worked hard over many, many numbers of years. The criteria for this award is not points earned in swim meets or best times but rather by hard work, positive attitude, and dedication.
1 Male and 1 Female. The recipient must be cooperative, supportive, respectful, considerate, display a positive attitude and a good role model.
Tessa Hunter-Siebert & Mason Strosher
AL PORTIER MEDALLIONS:
These medallions are awarded to swimmers who have done something exceptional in or out of the pool at a swim meet.
OUTSTANDING STROKE AWARDS
These awards are chosen by the Coaches in consultation with the Awards Committee to recognize outstanding stroke technique and performance. Consideration will be given to the number of points earned for each stroke throughout the season, the competitiveness of the age category that year, dedication at practices, and attitude.
Webb Butterfly Trophy :
Zoe Paterson, Melia Strosher
Walker Backstroke Trophy:
Katie Postlethwaite, Liam Rankin
MacDonald Breastroke Trophy:
Myla Fryers, Wyatt Benson
Dean Free Style Trophy:
Addison Tait, Eliot Tait
Individual Medley (Jackson):
Mackenzie Braun, Frank Edgell, Torsten Hopkins