Swim Ontario has announced the Building Fundamentals Coach Program. This program will offer an online Swimming 101 course to one coach from each Swim Ontario affiliated member club at a subsidized rate of $100 (regular price $350) between February and May 2023.

The courses will take place over 4 days, 4 hours per session (16 hours), and coaches must have 100% attendance in order to receive credit for the course.

The course will be March 31 (5-9pm), April 1 (10am-2), April 2 (10am-2), April 3 (5-9pm) with Learning Facilitators Christy Yaremczuk & Marcie Battrick.


  • Must be available on the date of the assigned course. Coaches must attend all 4 sessions in full (16 hours)
  • Must be at least 15 years of age
  • Must be registered as a coach for the 2022-2023 season
  • Must complete the Swimming 101 Pre Course workbook prior to the course

This is an excellent opportunity to be a part of WAVE’s joint swim and water polo program at the Junior Waves, Mini Waves and 13U level. You will be shaping the future of WAVE.

If you are interested in this opportunity, please contact Swim Head Coach Fraser at fraser.anderson@ottawawaterpolo.com by January 15.