COVID-19 update -19 (02.28.22)

Please note that effective February 28th, pools are no longer required to enforce proof of vaccination for entry.

All other level 1 measures including masking and isolation requirements remain until March 14th when it is expected that the Mandatory Order will be lifted, and the province will transition to a communicable disease prevention plan.

It is important to remember that participants may have different levels of comfort as measures are being lifted. All are asked to foster an atmosphere where there is mutual respect and participants are supportive of each other’s personal protective habits and risk tolerances.

Three camps for NB swimmers in March 2022

Swim NB announces 3 camps for swimmers in March 2022.

  •  March 19 Central Devo Camp Sackville – Brenna Rothfuss
  •  March 20 North Devo Camp Bathurst – Elise Haché
  •  March 20th Next Gen Camp Miramichi from 9:30am to 4:45pm – Mark Fellner

A big thank you to the Sackville Swim Club, Miramichi Whitecaps, BLAST Swim Club and the coaches responsible for hosting and running these camps. A list of invited swimmers can be found here:

Please note:

  • Swimmers and coaches have until March 11th to register.

  •  Mark Gifford, who is a strength and conditioning coach at the Canadian Sport Centre Atlantic will be our guest at the Next Gen camps.
  •  Next gen camp: No Club COACH No Swimmer(s). Means that club provide 1 NCCP certified club coach for the entire camp
  •  There is no registration fee for these three camps.
  • Each swimmer will receive a swim cap and a t-shirt for Next Gen swimmers.
  • Information regarding the Central Region devo camp will be published soon.

Masters meet in March

BLAST will be hosting a masters swim meet to be held in Bathurst on March 19th. This is the first masters meet since 2019 and will require the help and participation of SNB volunteers to make this a successful event. The sign-up can be accessed through the following link:

Also, all Masters swimmers who wish to participate in this meet but are not affiliated with a club should contact Landen ( before March 11th.


Officiating Opportunities at National Meets –

There are several opportunities to officiate at upcoming national events. Please see the links below for each of these national events:

  • Canadian Swimming Trials – Victoria, BC

  • Canadian Eastern Championships – Pointe-Claire, QC

Registration is now open for two Para Swimming official’s clinics offered this season. An English clinic will be hosted in person in advance of the 2022 Canadian Swimming Trials in Victoria and a French clinic in advance of the 2022 Junior & Senior Championships in Montreal in July. For officials interested in registering for either clinic, please log in to the Learning Management System, using your Swimming Canada officials’ login information.

Canada Games Staff

Swim NB Board of Directors has appointed Eric Kenny as a member of the Team Canada 2022 staff, replacing Kozue Uchiyama who resigned from the position of Assistant Coach for personal reasons.

Eric is the head coach of CNS and his experience will certainly be an asset to the team. Congratulations Eric!

Sport NB: opportunities

Sport NB has posted job opportunities on our social media and website.
We would appreciate if you could spread the word and please share the job postings amongst your networks.

Job advertisements are listed here:

Employee Appreciation Day

A huge THANK YOU from Swimming New Brunswick / Natation Nouveau Brunswick and Swimming Canada to all NB swim club Staff for the hard work you put in daily for our community.
We are grateful and appreciate YOU!

Thank you,

Swim NB Team