The Vikings offer an intensive summer training session from May through the middle of August, and a winter maintenance session from September through April. Learn more about our summer session here and our winter maintenance program here.
The Vikings program offers six levels of training from introductory to advanced. Speed swimming includes freestyle, backstroke, butterfly, breaststroke, individual medley, and relays. Participation in meets is encouraged. Swimmers should be able to swim one length (25 metres) of each of freestyle and backstroke.
Top Notch Coaching
The Vikings have excellent experienced coaching staff who are keen to share their knowledge to help swimmers achieve their best performance. Our coaches have all competed in top level events. Meet our Coaches here.
Fun Events for the Whole Family
Throughout the season, the Vikings Executive and coaching staff organize activities for kids and their families. Enjoy pasta dinners, picnics and lots of other family events. Visit out Events page to learn more.
Locations and Practice Schedules
The Vikings practice at a variety of pools on the west side of Vancouver including Hillcrest Centre, Kerrisdale Community Centre, Lord Byng Pool, the Vancouver Aquatic Centre and St. George’s Sr. Pool. Visit our Practice Schedule page for more information.