Newsletter #33/2020

Season 2020-2021 Registration

Please be aware that the Swimming Canada registration system will be disabled for swimmers, coaches, officials, club registrars and meet managers from 24th August 2020 to 1st September 2020.

We remind you that all documents and information on registration fees for the 2020-2021 season are retrievable via the link below and that there will be no change as to the total registration fees, neither by SNC nor by SNB. Furthermore, we would like to inform you that you can register your swimmers enrolled in “Learn to Swim“ and “Fitness” programs under the Pre-Competitive category with an annual fee of CAD 32.00. Swimmers registered in the Pre-Competitive category may compete as EXHIBITION in ONE competitive sanctioned event per swimming year (1st September to 31st August); their results from the sanctioned event will be uploaded to the results and rankings. Swimmers in the Pre-Competitive category who wish to compete in additional sanctioned competitions must be upgraded to the appropriate competitive registration type.

For coaches, requirements are the same as last season except for the obligation to complete an approved Safe Sport Training every five years: Respect in Sport for Activity Leader Training OR Coaching Association of Canada’s Safe Sport Training.

For further details, please consult the registration manual available via the following link:

Professional Development: National Virtual Conference for Coaches

The CSCA has launched registration for the upcoming Virtual Conference on 19th September 2020. The full schedule will be announced next week. Registration will be CAD 25.00/coach but clubs registering 4 coaches at once receive an additional registration free of charge.

Additional information is available at the link below:

Moreover, on 20th August 2020 at noon AST, Janet Hyslop will be delivering a “Teaching Breaststroke” session in French. Registration is still possible via

We kindly ask all coaches to inform us about their participation at the various training conferences in order to verify the total Professional Development (PD) points in their Locker transcript. THANK YOU!

Office SNB

Please note that our office will be closed from Monday, 17th August 2020, to Friday, 21st August 2020 (incl.).

Best regards,
Marwen Ghali