ELAC swimmers compete in Markham, North Bay and Top Fish Swim Meets


The Elliot Lake Aquatic Club continues to spread the talent of its swimmers across Ontario. Most recently 2 of the clubs young female swimmers attended the Markham Pan Am pool. They represented Elliot Lake among Ontario’s best swimmers. Emma Young and Avery Stirling swam to Personal Bests and represented our club as proud ambassadors. Way to go Girls, you make us proud.

In North Bay, ELAC proved that our Senior level swimmers are true contenders. The Club was represented by 5 of our Seniors, each finishing no less than 12th. Alex Lambert medaled in all of his events coming home with 1 gold , 5 silver and 2 bronze. Way to Go Alex. The second male swimmer who attended swam the Iron Man of swims, completing the 400, 800, and 1500 metre freestyle events. Although he missed the podium, he did finish 5th in all three events competing against some stiff 20 year olds. Nick you are the envy of many. The female swimmers included Sydney Abercrombie, Abbie McGonegal, and Reilly Mcgonegal. Abbie brought home silver for her 100m freestyle. Truly a great meet for ELAC.

Our younger swimmers were busy recently attending the areas 2nd Top Fish Meet which is limited to swimmers 11 and younger. For many who attended, this was their first swim meet. They were amongst 8 other clubs in the region. ELAC had 8 swimmers attend despite the bad weather. The podium was reached for Tie Ryan and Riley Bower. Tie achieved 3- third place finishes and 1 first. Riley achieved 1 third place finish. Good Job! The other attendees included Nickolus Obach, Alasdair Stewart, Charlie Vienneau, Cady Campbell, Aubrianne Monette, and Molly Withers. This Top Fish meet inbedded a lot of confidence in our young swimmers. Competeing help to quelled a lot of anxieties moving forward in these swimmers future as our club looks forward to hosting the 3rd Top Fish meet here in our home pool in April.

Keep kicking team. You have all been a strategic part of keeping the Elliot Lake Aquatic Club a team to be reckoned with from the north.