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Special CoachUP! Sessions with Athletix Academy

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December 2, 2022

Special CoachUP! Sessions with Athletix Academy

Ontario Artistic Swimming is excited to announce that it will be partnering with Ahtletix Academy to run two special virtual workshops for coaches on December 7th and 15th! These sessions will be open to all coaches interested in registering, and will cost $25 CAD for...

Now Hiring: Sport Development Coordinator

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November 16, 2022

Now Hiring: Sport Development Coordinator

You heard it here first: Ontario Artistic Swimming is hiring! We are looking for a talented Sport Development Coordinator to join our team. Working closely with the Technical Director and sport development staff, the Sport Development Coordinator will assist in the...

OAS Announces 2022-2023 High Performance Coach Lineup

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November 1, 2022

OAS Announces 2022-2023 High Performance Coach Lineup

OAS is pleased to announce the 3 coaches who will be the High Performance Provincial Coaches for the 2022-23 season. Lola Shnayder Mazour, Julia Thornton and Brooke Whitney are bringing their skills and experience to leading the in-pool programming for the HP Academy...

OAS Introduces 2022-2023 Board of Directors

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October 24, 2022

OAS Introduces 2022-2023 Board of Directors

Ontario Artistic Swimming is proud to introduce its 2022-2023 Board of Directors! Reelected on Thursday, September 29th at the 2022 Annual General Meeting was Alanna Harman as Director at Large, and Christine Fink as Board Secretary. We are thrilled to have had both...

2022 Annual Meeting & Report

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October 19, 2022

2022 Annual Meeting & Report

Ontario Artistic Swimming would like to extend thanks to its voting members and clubs for their support and attendance as OAS held its 2022 Annual Meeting virtually on Thursday, September 29th. Facilitated by Sport Law Strategy, the annual meeting allowed space for...

Fall 2022 Officials Course Calendar

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October 4, 2022

Fall 2022 Officials Course Calendar

Ontario Artistic Swimming has released its Fall 2022 officials course calendar. OAS will be holding two Level I judges courses, as well as one Level II judging course. Please note that access to Level II judging courses is by invitation only. Course dates are as...

High Performance Programs Kick Off for 2022!

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October 3, 2022

High Performance Programs Kick Off for 2022!

This past weekend saw the return of its High Performance programs, as the Learn to Train (L2T), Train to Train (T2T) and High Performance Academy kicked off for the 2022-2023 season! These groups were invited to the TPASC training centre on Saturday and Sunday for a...

Updated Fall 2022 Coaching Course Calendar

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September 27, 2022

Updated Fall 2022 Coaching Course Calendar

Ontario Artistic Swimming has released its updated Fall 2022 Coaching Course Calendar. This includes both updates and additional courses added to the course schedule. Specific course information can be found below or on our Professional Development page for coaches....

Journey to Excellence 2022

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August 11, 2022

Journey to Excellence 2022

Ontario Artistic Swimming is excited to invite the provincial Artistic Swimming community to join us together in person on Saturday, September 17th and Sunday, September 18th at the Hilton Garden Inn Toronto Airport West/Mississauga for the 2022 Journey to Excellence...

Call for Nominations: OAS Board of Directors

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July 20, 2022

Call for Nominations: OAS Board of Directors

The success of artistic swimming in Ontario relies on a healthy grassroots sport environment for all our member clubs and their athletes/coaches/volunteers coupled with the development and advancement of our high-performance athletes. As the governing body for the...

The Sizzlin’ Summer Series is BACK!

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May 22, 2022

The Sizzlin’ Summer Series is BACK!

Ontario Artistic Swimming is excited to announce that the Sizzlin’ Summer program is BACK for the 2022 season! Offering two sessions throughout the summer, the Sizzlin’ Summer program is a great opportunity to stay engaged with artistic swimming through...

We are Hiring!

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May 16, 2022

We are Hiring!

Ontario Artistic Swimming is hiring, and we want YOU to join our team! OAS is now accepting applications for the following positions: (1) Sport Development Coordinator and (1) Digital & Social Media Assistant.   Qualified applicants should send a resume and...

Coaching Course 2022 Calendar

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April 28, 2022

Coaching Course 2022 Calendar

Ontario Artistic Swimming has released its 2022 coach training offerings, which includes both AquaGO! and Comp Intro courses. OAS will facilitate the following courses: AquaGO! Program Assistant  Course (13+):  Course #1: Wednesday, June 8 Course #2: Sunday, September...

Leslie Taylor Joins the Wall of Honour

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April 22, 2022

Leslie Taylor Joins the Wall of Honour

A volunteer, a coach, a builder and a judge – in one capacity or another Leslie has touched the lives of thousands of artistic swimmers since she began her involvement back in 1965.  She started out coaching a small group of girls in Hamilton where she was the aquatic...

Joyce Corner Joins the Wall of Honour

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April 22, 2022

Joyce Corner Joins the Wall of Honour

Over the course of over thirty years, Joyce Corner was instrumental in the growth of Artistic Swimming Provincially, Nationally and Internationally. Beginning back in 1969, Joyce first introduced synchronized swimming  to Mississauga by offering recreational classes...

OAS Launches Member Club Funding

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March 22, 2022

OAS Launches Member Club Funding

TORONTO, Ontario, March 21, 2022 – On March 8, 2022, the Ministry of Heritage, Sports, Tourism and Culture Industries announced the investment $30 million to stabilize Ontario’s sport and recreation sector; the investment is to help offset increased costs as a...

OAS Announces 2022 Provincial Team Coaching Staff

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March 3, 2022

OAS Announces 2022 Provincial Team Coaching Staff

Ontario Artistic Swimming is pleased to announce the 2022 Provincial Team Coaching Staff who will be leading our teams this summer. OAS will field an 11-12, 13-15, and Junior Provincial Team, all of which will attend the SYNC Competition, July 14-18 in Edmonton, AB....

Comp Intro Module 1 – 8 Coaching Course

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February 28, 2022

Comp Intro Module 1 – 8 Coaching Course

OAS will be offering a virtual Comp Intro Module 1-8 coaching course from March 23-27, 2022, led by facilitator Jennifer Scott. To register, please use the Artistic Swimming Coach calendar. Registration is open to all and will be on a first come first serve basis....

AquaGO! Module 1-5 Instructor Course

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January 14, 2022

AquaGO! Module 1-5 Instructor Course

OAS will be offering a virtual AquaGO! Module 1-5 instructor course from January 24-29, 2022. This course is for new coaches or previously trained Comp Intro+ coaches who will be delivering the AquaGO! Program in their clubs. To register, please use the Artistic...

OAS Team Partner Sessions

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January 10, 2022

OAS Team Partner Sessions

Ontario Artistic Swimming is excited to offer a unique partnership opportunity for Ontario clubs! In lieu of January’s Lisa Alexander figure and routine meet, OAS will be facilitating partnered training and relationship-building sessions between Ontario clubs on a...

2022 Ontario Winter Games Postponed to 2023

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January 8, 2022

2022 Ontario Winter Games Postponed to 2023

In response to growing concerns and closures imposed by the COVID-19 pandemic, Ontario Winter Games host Renfew County announced Friday that the 2022 games will be postponed to 2023. Please find the attached news release below and stay tuned for more information....

2022 Provincial Teams Job Posting

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December 6, 2021

2022 Provincial Teams Job Posting

Ontario Artistic Swimming (OAS) is now accepting coach applications for the 2022 11-12 Provincial Team, 2022 13-15 Provincial Team, and 2022 Junior Provincial Team, which will each consist of 1 position of HEAD COACH (paid), 1...

OAS Announces Try Art Swim Campaign

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September 14, 2021

OAS Announces Try Art Swim Campaign

OAS is pleased to announce the Try Art Swim campaign for the 2021-2022 season! Try Art Swim is an amazing resource for promoting grassroots programs and events at local OAS clubs. On our site, the Try Art Swim landing page can be found under the “Learn...

Journey to Excellence Conference

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August 31, 2021

Journey to Excellence Conference

We are excited to confirm Ontario Artistic Swimming’s 2021 Journey to Excellence conference will take place virtually, from Wednesday, September 22 nd to Sunday, September 26th. Sessions on Wednesday through Friday will be in the evenings. Saturday and Sunday will be...

Career Opportunity: Technical Director

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August 31, 2021

Career Opportunity: Technical Director

Ontario Artistic Swimming (OAS) announces a new position for a Technical Director who will be responsible for directing the design, implementation, and evaluation of OAS provincial sport development programs at all levels for both athletes and coaches, aligned with...

2021 OAS Annual Meeting Date Confirmed

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August 23, 2021

2021 OAS Annual Meeting Date Confirmed

Our OAS Annual Meeting gives the organization the opportunity to reflect on recent activities and plan for the upcoming season. OAS has confirmed that this year’s Annual Meeting will be held virtually on Thursday evening, September 30, 2021, from 7 – 9...

Registrar Information Session

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August 17, 2021

Registrar Information Session

This call is set up with the intention of educating new and existing registrars on how to register athletes for the upcoming season. If you are a club registrar for the 2021-22 season and are interested in attending, please use the form below to register and gain...

OAS HP Academy Selection Process

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July 28, 2021

OAS HP Academy Selection Process

OAS HP Academy Application and Selection Process 2021-2022 Ontario Artistic Swimming is excited to announce the application and selection process for the OAS HP Academy for the 2021-2022 season! The OAS HP Academy provides additional training and support through...

Athlete Advisory Council & Coach Committee

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July 26, 2021

Athlete Advisory Council & Coach Committee

Athlete Advisory Council & Coach Committee Coach Committee Ontario Artistic Swimming is launching the Ontario Coach Committee. If you are a coach in Ontario who wants to further develop the coaching community within OAS you are encouraged to submit your statement...

Expanded Provincial Team Athlete Pools

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July 15, 2021

Expanded Provincial Team Athlete Pools

Ontario Artistic Swimming takes great pride to announce and congratulate the athletes from across the province who are named to the 11-12, 13-15 & Junior 2021 Provincial Team athlete pools. We wish to acknowledge the efforts...

Call for Nominations

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July 14, 2021

Call for Nominations

It is time to begin the process of forming the Candidate slate of those seeking election to the Ontario Artistic Swimming (OAS) Board of Directors for 2021-2024. In September 2021, two board positions will be open for election. OAS President Ruth...

SupportZone Athlete Session

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July 14, 2021

SupportZone Athlete Session

Introducing SupportZone: a safe and welcoming space where athletes, coaches, parents, officials and volunteers can share and ask questions about issues including questions about harassment, abuse, bullying or discrimination.  Join us at our...

Introducing SupportZone

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June 11, 2021

Introducing SupportZone

Ontario Artistic Swimming (OAS) continues to take its commitment to wellbeing in sport very seriously. As part of our commitment, OAS is pleased to announce a new initiative to ensure that everyone involved in artistic swimming in Ontario can...

Sizzling Summer Series

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June 7, 2021

Sizzling Summer Series

2021 Please note: This program has reached capacity and will not be taking any new registrants Ontario Artistic Swimming presents a special five part to give athletes the tools to prepare for the 2021-2022 season. Our high...

Ontario Open Championships Recap

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June 7, 2021

Ontario Open Championships Recap

Our athletes had a jam-packed weekend to close out the 2020-2021 competitive season! The athletes have put so much work into Dryland training and have really improved over the year- it showed with the technical ability the athletes...

Coaching Courses Information

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June 2, 2021

Coaching Courses Information

Coaching Courses Dates Announced On the pool deck, coaches play a key role in supporting, motivating and teaching our swimmers on the path to success.  This summer we have planned a number of coaching courses to certify more coaches in our sport. Please find all the...

Summer Student Employment Opportunity

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May 25, 2021

Summer Student Employment Opportunity

Marketing & Communications Project Assistant The Summer Student Program candidate will play a key role in a small, dynamic, multi tasking/project environment, with exposure and experience in the area of Marketing and...

Novice Championships Recap

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May 3, 2021

Novice Championships Recap

Our novice athletes closed out the year on Saturday at the 2021 Novice Championships! This event had almost 200 athletes competing in Dryland Skills, Figures and Routine Events. Even though we missed having all of you there live, we did...

May Nutrition Series with Jennifer Sygo

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April 30, 2021

May Nutrition Series with Jennifer Sygo

Propoer nutrition plays an important role in sport performance and falls within our OAS value of health and wellbeing. On recommendation from our very own, internationally acclaimed Dr. Margo Mountjoy, we have been fortunate to...

Safe Sport Update

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March 22, 2021

Safe Sport Update

To our Ontario Artistic Swimming Community,   We are writing to touch base and provide you with an update on what happened last week. You will recall that on March 9, 2021, we learned that five former elite swimmers had filed an application to...

Breakfast with Brittany

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March 18, 2021

Breakfast with Brittany

This is a chance to have some fun in your kitchen! Joins us Monday march 22, at 7 p.m. to learn how to make Strawberry Oatmeal Breakfast Smoothies with Brittany. Brittany is a Registered Dietitian and completed her Master of Science in Foods...

OGT Camp and Novice & Masters Dryland Event Recap

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March 11, 2021

OGT Camp and Novice & Masters Dryland Event Recap

2021 Novice & Masters Dryland Competition and OGT Camp  We had an action packed weekend! OAS balanced both the OGT Camp as well as the Novice & Masters Dryland Competition. In this recap, we will highlight some of the memorable moments from each events. OGT...

2021 Leslie Taylor Cup Recap

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March 5, 2021

2021 Leslie Taylor Cup Recap

2021 Leslie Taylor Cup Event Recap  The Leslie Taylor Cup was host to over 600 OAS athletes in nine events, competing over two days and 18 hours of Zoom live streaming! We once again had some very supportive audience members including our swimmers’ furry friends, and...

OOC Newsletter 2021: Issue #1

Officials News

February 26, 2021

OOC Newsletter 2021: Issue #1

HAPPY NEW YEAR! Hello and Happy New Year from the OOC! We hope this newsletter finds you all safe and healthy. It is a different season to be sure- not only in the virtual Artistic Swimming world, but also within our own personal family and friend groups. It is our...

CSIO Athlete Spotlight Nominations

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February 20, 2021

CSIO Athlete Spotlight Nominations

Do you have an athlete in mind who you think deserves recognition based on performance, training, an act of kindness, or simply based on who they are? Our partner, Canadian Sport Institute Ontario (CSIO) is thrilled to rollout their...

Free Coach Evaluator Course

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January 7, 2021

Free Coach Evaluator Course

It is a new year and we have a new opportunity for our artistic swimming coaches! The Coach Evaluator Course is a workshop that will give Ontario coaches the chance to learn about the principles and processes that NCCP Coach Evaluators need...

2020 in Review

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December 29, 2020

2020 in Review

2020 A Year in Review This year has brought about challenges that have strengthened our community. We would like to take this opportunity to reflect the highlights of this year and welcome 2021. Below are some of our favourite moments of this year. ^ January Lisa...

OAS Office Holiday Hours

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December 15, 2020

OAS Office Holiday Hours

Due to the quickly aproaching holidays, the OAS office will be closed from December 21, 2020 to January 1, 2021. This will give our dedicated staff an oppportunity to recharge and come back refreshed in the new year.  From the entire team at...

OAS Presents New Board of Directors

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November 23, 2020

OAS Presents New Board of Directors

OAS Presents a New Board of Directors  Ontario Artistic Swimming’s  2019-2020 Annual Meeting was held virtually, November 7, 2020 concluding with the election of three new board members to a three-year term on the OAS Board of Directors.  We extend a warm welcome to...

OAS Statement & Community Engagement Survey

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October 29, 2020

OAS Statement & Community Engagement Survey

Ontario Artistic Swimming Community Engagement Survey Ontario Artistic Swimming, as a sport community, has fallen short in fostering a safe and welcoming environment for everyone including athletes and coaches. For this, we sincerely apologize. Several former and...

Register now: Revised Comp Intro Pilot

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October 20, 2020

Register now: Revised Comp Intro Pilot

Register for the Revised Comp Intro Pilot We are pleased to share with you all that Canada Artistic Swimming has received approval from the Coaching Association of Canada to proceed with the Comp Intro Revision and pilot the modules! The modules will take place over 2...

Ontario’s Got Talent Athletes Announced

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October 15, 2020

Ontario’s Got Talent Athletes Announced

Ontario’s Got Talent Athletes We would like to take this opportunity to congratulate the athletes selected for our Ontario’s Got Talent HP Program. These athletes will be participating in their first virtual camp this weekend. We are so excited to welcome...

CSIO Performance Pathway Webinar

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October 1, 2020

CSIO Performance Pathway Webinar

The CSIO Performance Pathways Team is excited to share an opportunity for our coaches to learn from a leader in the sports industry. Circle noon on Wednesday October 7th in your calendars to join this interactive session with Mike...

OOC Fall Newsletter

Officials News

September 22, 2020

OOC Fall Newsletter

Ontario Officials Fall Newsletter September 22 – Hello again from the Ontario Officials Committee! We hope that everyone has had a safe and healthy summer. It is hard to believe that it is mid-September, and the beginning of the 2020-2021 season! As we head into...

Sion Ormond retires from Senior National Team

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September 20, 2020

Sion Ormond retires from Senior National Team

Sion Ormond retires from the Senior National Team After doing an outstanding job representing OAS and CAS throughout her career, Sion Ormond has made the decision to step away from Artistic Swimming.  From Aurora, Ontario, Sion joined the National Team in Montreal in...

OAS Coach’s Toolbox: CAS Guiding Principles

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August 31, 2020

OAS Coach’s Toolbox: CAS Guiding Principles

August 31, 2020 – Summer is coming to a close and we are ramping up for the upcoming season! This edition of the OAS Coach’s Toolbox is the last one of the Summer and will focus on the CAS 2021 Competition Season Guiding Principles. These Guiding...

OAS Coach’s Toolbox: SIRC

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August 24, 2020

OAS Coach’s Toolbox: SIRC

August 24, 2020 – Get your coaching toolboxes ready, because we have another addition! Incorporated in 1973, SIRC, the Sport Information Resource Centre, is Canada’s leader and most trusted partner in advancing sport through knowledge and evidence. SIRC is...

OAS Coach’s Toolbox: CSIO Website

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August 17, 2020

OAS Coach’s Toolbox: CSIO Website

August 17, 2020 – Good morning coaches! This week we are sharing some of our favourite resources on the Canadian Sport Institute Ontario (CSIO) website. The CSIO’s mission is to provide a world-class multi-sport daily training environments for athletes,...

Resilient Communities Fund

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August 13, 2020

Resilient Communities Fund

Apply now for the ! The is a one-time fund to support the non-profit sector recover and rebuild from the impacts emerging from COVID-19 so they can effectively meet the needs of communities across Ontario.  Ontario...

OAS Coach’s Toolbox: FINA Learning Platform

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August 10, 2020

OAS Coach’s Toolbox: FINA Learning Platform

August 10, 2020 – Happy Monday! This week we are taking a closer look at the FINA Learning Platform. FINA administers international competition and development in all six FINA aquatic disciplines: Swimming, Open Water Swimming, Diving, Water Polo, Artistic...

Call to Action: Insurance Liability

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August 6, 2020

Call to Action: Insurance Liability

  Make a splash and help us create change! We want nothing more than to have our athletes and coaches back on the pool deck where they belong. However currently, there is no legislation that protects amateur sports organizations in...

OAS Newsletter – August 2020

Latest News

August 4, 2020

OAS Newsletter – August 2020

AquaGO Instructor and Program Assistant courses are coming, register now to reserve your spot AquaGO! is the nation-wide grassroots foundation program for artistic swimming in Canada and is the launching pad for all other programs delivered by Canada Artistic...

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July 29, 2020

Club NOVICE Program Survey

OAS is reaching out to all member clubs to request your response to the survey below to ensure we better understand how the “NOVICE” category has evolved at the club level over the past few years. This category is registered in...

OAS Coach’s Toolbox: TeachAids

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July 27, 2020

OAS Coach’s Toolbox: TeachAids

July 27, 2020 – On this week’s edition of the OAS Coach’s Toolbox, we are taking a look at TeachAids!This non-profit organization is an award-winning social venture that creates breakthrough technology to solve persistent problems in health education...

Ontario’s Got Talent! HP Program

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July 22, 2020

Ontario’s Got Talent! HP Program

Ontario Artistic Swimming is excited to announce its plans for HP Talent Identification, Selection and Programming for the 2020-2021 season! Led by OAS HP advisor Sheilagh Croxon, a task force of experienced Ontario coach leaders (see...

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July 22, 2020

Dropbox Instructions

Head Coach Step by Step Dropbox Submission Process  This page will outline the steps necessary to recommend an athlete for the Ontario’s Got Talent program. If you have any questions about the process of how to make a submission, please reach out to Mary-Jane...

Injury Experience Survey

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July 20, 2020

Injury Experience Survey

OAS has been tracking injuries amongst all participants for 3 full seasons. The goal of this injury tracking program is to better understand how injuries occur during artistic swimming participation, in order to develop effective injury...

OAS Coach’s Toolbox: Sport for Life

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July 20, 2020

OAS Coach’s Toolbox: Sport for Life

July 20, 2020 – The Coach’s Toolbox is a new weekly series that will share resources to help you expand your coaching toolbox! These resources will cover everything from advice from professionals to coaching strategies during COVID-19. Missed last...

Worldwide Artistic Swimming Virtual Challenge

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July 18, 2020

Worldwide Artistic Swimming Virtual Challenge

Worldwide Artistic Swimming Virtual Challenge There is T minus 7 days until the Worldwide Artistic Swimming Virtual Challenge. Mark this date in your calendar because we have an Ontario athlete making an appearance! Sofia from the Olympium Synchronized Swimming Club...

OAS Coach’s Toolbox: Coffee with Coach

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July 13, 2020

OAS Coach’s Toolbox: Coffee with Coach

July 13, 2020 – The Coach’s Toolbox is a new weekly series that will share new resources to help you expand your coaching toolbox! These resources will cover everything from advice from professionals to coaching strategies during COVID-19. Check back in...

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July 8, 2020

Framework for return FAQ

Framework for Return to Artistic Swimming FAQ We have received several questions and recommendations related to the OAS Return to Artistic Swimming Activity Framework and 2020-21 athlete registration and wanted to share our responses with the OAS community to assist...

OAS Newsletter – July 2020

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July 8, 2020

OAS Newsletter – July 2020

The Canadian University Artistic Swimming League can now be found on the OAS website! The Canadian University Artistic Swimming League (CUASL) is an excellent way to keep our athletes involved in the artistic swimming community as they start their post-secondary...

Live Session with Gabor Szauder

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June 17, 2020

Live Session with Gabor Szauder

Gabor Szauder is the Head Coach of our Senior National Team. On June 15, he sat down for a 45 minute live session with the FINA Learning Platform to talk about athleticism and athletic values within the sport of Artistic Swimming. If...

OAS Virtual Workout Qualifier Practice

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June 10, 2020

OAS Virtual Workout Qualifier Practice

Ontario Artistic Swimming Workout Qualifier Practice OAS Athletes had to qualify within their clubs to advance to Ontario’s Virtual Artistic Swimming Workout Qualifier. See below for a recording of our virtual qualification practice with 12 different clubs, 25...

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June 9, 2020

Requirements for virtual training

Requirements for Virtual Training Guidelines for Online Training Online training or land drill sessions are considered pre-sanctioned by Ontario Artistic Swimming (i.e., a sanction request from clubs is NOT required). The OAS sanction covers virtual training sessions...

OOC May Newsletter

Officials News

June 1, 2020

OOC May Newsletter

Hello from the  Ontario Officials Committee!! We hope that this finds all of you, and those close to you, healthy and safe. It has certainly been a different season – and it is hard to believe that without COVID-19 , we would have just finished Ontario...

Tie-Dye Giveaway

Latest News

June 1, 2020

Tie-Dye Giveaway

We are very excited to be announcing our next giveaway! We have teamed up with Scarlett Finn, who has created her own tie dying business, Shop Pop Apparel (shoppopsapparel.com). Scarlett created this incredible tie dying business in order to raise...

Strategic Plan Surveys

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May 27, 2020

Strategic Plan Surveys

While the sport world is currently in a paused state we are taking this time to consider how we can better build our organization for the future. OAS is currently engaging in a review process in an effort to develop our next strategic plan that...

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April 23, 2020

COPSIN Advantage Series

“During this time of physical distancing due to the COVID-19 outbreak, the Canadian Olympic and Paralympic Sport Institute Network (COPSIN) is now offering free webinars for coaches to give them professional development opportunities and a chance to connect with...

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April 16, 2020

Coaches Association of Ontario

There are numerous remote learning course that coaches are able to complete. Coaches can do MED training online as well as Comp Dev multi-sport modules (which are available for anyone either working on or planning on doing Comp Dev). For more information on CAO home...

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April 16, 2020

Introduction to Physical Literacy

For a limited time, Sport for Life is offering an e-learning discount to their  . This course is a pre-req for AquaGo Instructor Workshop, and will be as well for Revised Comp Intro Course (beginning September 2020). $9.98 for the month...

CONTEST ALERT

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April 13, 2020

CONTEST ALERT

Contest Alert! Have you see this artwork by Kirsten Kramer circulating on social media lately? It is a wonderful depiction of how we are all feeling right now in the artistic swimming community – quarantined but always connected! Our lucky winner will receive...

OAS Competition Update

Latest News

March 20, 2020

OAS Competition Update

Please find attached our announcement regarding the cancellation of the remainder of our OAS 2019-2020 Competition Season.  We ask that you please share this information with your respective members and participants. This information will be...

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March 11, 2020

Quest for Gold – Athlete Assistance Program

Ontario Artistic Swimming is pleased to announce the final list of athletes who have been selected for Ontario Cards under the 2019-2020 Quest for Gold. The athletes were selected using the sport specific selection criteria developed by Ontario Artistic Swimming and...

COVID-19 Update

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March 11, 2020

COVID-19 Update

For information surrounding COVID-19 please head over to our COVID-19 Resource page. Power Point Presentation: COVID-19 Position...

2020 Provincial Team Programs

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March 10, 2020

2020 Provincial Team Programs

Ontario Artistic Swimming is proud to announce its plans for the 2020 11-12 and 13-15 Provincial Teams. Please find the communication attached below which outlines selection, training and competition. Please stay tuned as more details...

Better Together 2020

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March 8, 2020

Better Together 2020

Ontario Artistic Swimming and Natation Artistique Quebec are proud to announce an exciting, unique “BETTER TOGETHER” partnership for Junior athletes and coaches this summer that is outlined in the joint communications attached below....

Ontario Winter Games

Latest News

January 24, 2020

Ontario Winter Games

News Brief Official Brief Overview Congratulations to all athletes who competed at the Lisa Alexander Tech & Routine meet hosted by Durham Artistic Swimming last weekend. A special congratulations goes out to the athletes and teams who...

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January 24, 2020

Vilagos Award

Photo right to right: (Pat MaCann, Charlotte Gray, Lynda Furniss) Official Release Canada Artistic Swimming (CAS) has announced the first-ever winners of the , and Ontario is represented. The Vilagos Family Bursary was established by the Vilagos family to...

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January 20, 2020

Burning Bright

– Official Release The month of October is known as Cancer Action Month and every year for the past 15 years Ontario Artistic Swimming (OAS) has partnered with the Canadian Cancer Society (CCS) to raise money for Breast Cancer through our Burning...

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January 10, 2020

Upcoming Program Reminders

1.  JANUARY 17:  Registration Deadline for the 11-12 Talent ID Evaluation #1 on Saturday February 15 at TPASC 2.  SATURDAY & SUNDAY FEBRUARY 15 & 16:   Final T2T and ETE weekend at TPASC 3.  SUNDAY FEBRUARY 16: Final L2T (including boys) at...

Latest News

December 17, 2019

Now Hiring Coordinator, Competitions and Awards

Ontario Artistic Swimming is now accepting applications for the position of Coordinator, Competitions and Awards. This position will be responsible for all programs and activities related to all OAS competitions, testing events and award progress. This position...

Latest News

November 27, 2019

FINA Level Promotions and/or Selections

FINA Officials Promotions Ontario Artistic Swimming (OAS) proudly shares more great news with our member community, celebrating the following four Officials who have recently achieved notable international FINA level promotions and/or selections. Their years of...

Latest News

November 21, 2019

Officials Promotions

News Release Toronto, Ontario: November 20, 2019 Ontario Artistic Swimming (OAS) is very proud to share with our member community, the following news recognizing three of our OAS Officials, who have been promoted or recommended for upgrade to the...

Latest News

November 14, 2019

OAS Split Challenge

OAS is launching a new worldwide and provincial social media challenge. One of the most difficult skills to excel at in our sport is that which demands the ultimate in flexibility in the water, be it as a figure (Ariana), element or part of a routine. We are excited...

Latest News

September 17, 2019

2019 Burning Bright For Cancer

Ontario Artistic Swimming and the Canadian Cancer Society (CCS) are pleased to announce the 16th annual Burning Bright for Cancer which will take place this October during Cancer Action Month. Burning Bright for Cancer has been an overwhelming success over the past...

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July 25, 2019

OAS ANNOUNCES 5 NEW JOB POSTINGS

The sport of Artistic Swimming is poised for growth and strong, innovative change.  In order to respond with a robust level of support throughout our province, our staff team at Ontario Artistic Swimming (OAS) is growing to propel the new directions forward and...

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June 27, 2019

Announcing OAS’s 2019 Provincial Teams

Ontario Artistic Swimming is pleased to officially announce the 2019 Provincial Teams that will represent Ontario at the 2019 SYNC Invitational in Gatineau, Quebec (July 17-20) and at the UANA Pan Am Championships in Windsor, Ontario (August 20-24). This year will be...

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May 22, 2019

2019-2020 Enhanced Training Environment

(Session ONE is a CAS Talent ID Event) Ontario Artistic Swimming is pleased to introduce the NEW , which targets athletes born in 2002, 2003, 2004 & 2005. This program will provide athletes with an intense training regime...

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April 27, 2019

Junior Provincial Teams Coaching Positions Available

Following the announcement of the summer 2019 Junior Provincial Team program, OAS is now accepting applications for the position of Head, Assistant, and Apprentice Coach. Applications are due by Friday May 17. Details of time commitments and application process can be...

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April 27, 2019

Announcing Summer 2019 Junior Provincial Team

OAS is excited to announce the addition of a Junior Provincial Team program for the summer of 2019. This program is intended as an additional training and development opportunity for Ontario’s Junior athletes, and participating athletes’ performances at...

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February 15, 2019

Q4G 2018-19 Final Athletes Announcement

No appeals have been received for Ontario Artistic Swimming, therefore the list of athletes and alternates who have been nominated for Ontario Cards under the 2018-2019 Quest for Gold – Ontario Athlete Assistance Program (OAAP) has been changed from...

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January 11, 2019

REVISED 2018-19 Quest for Gold Selection Criteria

Please be advised that a revised version of the 2018-19 Quest for Gold Ontario Athlete Assistance Program information is now posted to the High Performance page.    Changes from the originally-posted criteria are signified by red text. In addition, athletes...

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January 10, 2019

Summer 2019 Provincial Team Coaching Opportunities

Ontario Artistic Swimming is now accepting applications for the 2019 Provincial Team Program. Details of time commitments and application process can be found in the Job Posting below, with full responsibilities outlined in the Job Descriptions. Applications are due...

Announcing L2T Program for 2018-19

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October 30, 2018

Announcing L2T Program for 2018-19

OAS is excited to announce the continuation of the Learn to Train (L2T) Program for the 2018-19 season. This will be the third year of the L2T program, and the second year being fully sustained by SSO. L2T is a capacity-building program designed for athletes aged 9 to...

Job Posting: RTC-ON Support Coach

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October 3, 2018

Job Posting: RTC-ON Support Coach

Ontario Artistic Swimming is currently seeking a Support Coach for the Regional Training Centre – Ontario JOB LEVEL: Support Coach (Part Time Contract) REPORTS TO: Head Coach, Regional Training Centre – ONTARIO JOB LOCATION: Toronto Pan Am Sports Centre –...

National Coaches Week

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September 21, 2018

National Coaches Week

It is September 22-30! Thanks to Coaches Association of Canada and Coaches Association of Ontario, there are a lot of development opportunities for coaches as their way to say #ThanksCoach!  Visit the CAC #ThanksCoach page for all of the action,...

T2T Criteria Now Posted

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September 4, 2018

T2T Criteria Now Posted

The 2018-2019 Train to Train High Performance Athlete Development Program criteria has now been posted on our High Performance Page. Invites to athletes will be sent out shortly.  

RTC-ON Head Coach & Athlete Announcement

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August 28, 2018

Julianna Kozis: Update to Members

July 26, 2018: Statement – Synchro Swimming Community Mourns Loss of Julianna Kozis — July 25, 2018:  The entire synchro family community is deeply saddened by the sudden death of Julianna Kozis. Julianna was a bright light and we are struggling to find the words to...

RTC-ON Head Coach & Athlete Announcement

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August 28, 2018

RTC-ON Program Announcements

NEWS RELEASE Toronto, Ontario – July 12, 2018 – The Regional Training Centre Ontario (RTC-ON) is now under the direction of Ontario Artistic Swimming, including technical oversight and alignment with Synchro Canada. RTC-ON funding and services support is provided...

RTC-ON Head Coach & Athlete Announcement

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June 27, 2018

2019 Canada Games Team Announcement

Ontario Artistic Swimming is excited to announce the 2019 Canada Games Team that will be representing Ontario at the Games in Red Deer, Alberta from February 15 – March 9, with Artistic Swimming events taking place in week one (February 15-22). Leading the team will...

RTC-ON Head Coach & Athlete Announcement

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June 26, 2018

2018 Provincial Team Announcement

Ontario Artistic Swimming is pleased to officially announce the 2018 11-12, 13-15 & Junior Provincial Teams that will represent Ontario at the 2018 Synchro Youth Natation Challenge (SYNC) hosted by OAS in Toronto, July 18-22. In addition, the 11-12 Team will...

AGM Save the Date

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June 13, 2018

AGM Save the Date

Ontario Artistic Swimming’s AGM will be held June 23, 2018 at the OAS Office. The first 2018 AGM Package has been sent to all member...

Junior National Team Send off Show

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June 12, 2018

Junior National Team Send off Show

What: Junior National Team: World Championship 2018 Send Off Show – with special performances from Ontario athletes! Where: Toronto Pan Am Sports Centre When: Wednesday, June 20th at 7:15pm (Doors Open at 7:00pm)  Who: Athletes, Family, Friends, and Fans Why: To...