English Bay Swim Club


Registration for 2014-15 Open!

On Line registration for the upcoming season is open at Karelo. The link to the page is only open to existing or former EBSC swimmers. If you didn't get it in the last email from Fraser (Aug 11), send an email to me and I will send you the link.

Swim Practice Updates

Only two more Sunday (Aug 24 and 31) practices at Second Beach Pool.
Time 9:00-10:00AM.
Use a pink/blue card plus $3 or $10 cash.
Any and all registered Masters swimmers are welcome to join in!

Regular swim practices start up again Tuesday September 2 at VAC!


A couple of our EBSC swimmers made the front page of an article about the success of Canadian athletes at Gay Games IX recently wrapped up in Cleveland Ohio. Watch for an upcoming BTL with all the scoop.

Upcoming Swim Meets...

Sunday Sept 7 Coho Swim (open water) 1.5 and 3.0 km (Ambleside Beach, West Van)

Other Flotsam

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The English Bay Swim Club is Vancouver's LGBTQ masters swim team. We are all-inclusive, welcoming LGBTQ and LGBTQ-friendly swimmers into the pool since 1982. With more than 130 active members, we are among the largest clubs in British Columbia. Whether swimming for fitness or competition, we always have fun!

Our Mission

"..is to promote and support participation in swimming amongst members of the LGBTQ community and our friends, and to uphold the Masters philosophy of fun, friendship and fitness for life, in an environment that is safe, positive and socially active."

Come Swim with us this Summer at Second Beach Pool

The English Bay Swim Club opens its outdoor Sunday practices from May 18, 2014 to August 31, 2014 to swimmers from other clubs with a valid MSBAC registration.

Come Sundays at 8:45 AM at the Second Beach Pool in Stanley Park for any or all of our coached practices in this gorgeous 50 meter pool from 9AM to 10AM.

$10 dollars cash to swim and your current MSABC registration number.

History of the Club

As part of the Club's 30th Anniversary celebrations, "A Brief History of the English Bay Swim Club: 1982-2002"" has been digitized and updated. Please give it a read! And if you can add to the story, please let us know.

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