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Vancouver Vikings Summer Swim Club

Vancouver Vikings is a non-profit, parent-run, competitive summer swim club and a member of the British Columbia Summer Swimming Association (BCSSA) swim club. The club’s goals are:

  • to introduce young athletes to the environment of competitive swimming,
  • to teach them the skills required for racing, and
  • to encourage each athlete to attain his or her own personal best achievement in a fun and friendly environment.

More information about the club can be found on the About page.


Current News

Winter Maintenance (Jan – April Session): Returning Swimmer Registration Opens November 6!

Online registration for the next session of our 2017-2018 Winter Maintenance season will open for returning swimmers on November 6.

A $50 late fee will apply to all returning swimmer registrations as of November 25.

Registration for returning swimmers will close on November 30.

Visit our Registration page and select the “Registration Forms” section to register now!

We’re Hiring for Next Summer! Interested Coaches, Please Apply!

Applications are now being accepted for the Head Coach and Group Coach positions for the Vancouver Vikings Swim Club for Summer 2018.

The Vancouver Vikings Swim Club is a non-profit, competitive summer swim club with approx 150 swimmers. The Vikings compete in the Vancouver and District region within the BCSSA and has consistently produced Provincial medalists and record holders since its inception in 1981.

We are looking for enthusiastic individuals who are passionate about swimming/coaching and want to share in the success of their swimmers.

Responsibilities:

  • Planning, organizing and executing a summer swimming training program for the team/group, including dryland
  • Setting detailed, individualized goals for swimmers with monitoring of progression
  • Commitment to all practices and swim meets for the full summer season, May 1st to August 20th 2018
  • Organization and participation in team bonding activities
  • Developing and executing a communication plan that supports swimmers, parents and the overall operations of the club

Qualifications:

  • Certification to a minimum of Level 1 NCCP or equivalent (Vancouver Vikings will support you as you attain NCCP certification)
  • Previous experience working as a swim coach in a competitive environment and experience as a competitive swimmer
  • Strong leadership skills, and excellent organizational and communication skills
  • A current criminal background check must be provided prior to commencing

We offer a competitive salary based on qualifications and experience.

Interested applicants should send their resume and cover letter by email to vp@vancouvervikings.com.

Application deadline: December 15th, 2017