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Sep 9, 2014 - Zakala debuts for Canada
Zakala debuts for Canada at Junior Worlds Josh Zakala (16) of the Kelowna AquaJets has just arrived home from Balatonfured, Hungary after a successful competition in the Junior Open Water World Cham...
Sep 5, 2014 - Zakala Swims 3:30 am local time
Josh Zakala and Coach Pete Wilkins are in Hungary representing Team Canada for the FINA Junior World Open Water Championships. Josh will be swimming his 5 KM swim at 3:30 am local time. There is li...
Sep 4, 2014 - Team Aquatic Supplies Sale - Kelowna
Team Aquatic Supplies will be having a sale in Kelowna September 20. A great opportunity to get your equipment for the season. Please click here for more information.
Aug 15, 2014 - 2014/15 Season Start Dates
All competitive groups (Blue, Red and Gold Jets) will start back up September 8, 2014 . Due to the H2O shutdown the schedule for the week of September 8 and September 15 will be as follows at the K...
Jul 29, 2014 - Age Group Championships Meet Report
The Kelowna AquaJets hit the water last week at Pan Am Pool in Winnipeg Manitoba for the Canadian Age Group Championships. The team was represented by 3 swimmers, Katie Dunlop (15), Clarisse Obedkof...
Jul 22, 2014 - BC Games Report
The Kelowna AquaJets was represented this past weekend in Nanaimo for the BC Summer Games by 4 athletes competing in Swimming and Triathalon. Emily Epp (14), Axana Merckx (13), Molly HIll (12) were co...
Jul 8, 2014 - AAA LC Meet Report
The Kelowna AquaJets sent a strong group of seven swimmers this past weekend to compete in the Long Course BC AAA Championships. The team placed 25th out of 46 teams across the province. Coaches Peter...
Jul 3, 2014 - Zakala Makes National Team
Congratulations and Good luck to Josh Zakala and Coach Pete Wilkins named to the FINA World Junior Open Water Swimming Championships team this August in Israel. The Swimming Canada press release can ...
Jun 25, 2014 - AA Meet Reprt
Congratulations to Emily Epp and Ella Rolleston who represented the Jets this past weekend in Victoria at the SwimBC AA Championships. Emily made her second and third AAA standard in the 800 Free and ...
Jun 19, 2014 - Flowers Sea Swim Report
Congratulations to Josh Zakala on his recent successes on his trip to Grand Cayman Island this past week. The Senior AquaJet travelled down with coach Peter Wilkins with the goal of selection to Team ...
Jun 9, 2014 - Freeze or Fry Meet Report
Jets Make a Splash in Red Deer This past weekend the Kelowna AquaJets travelled by bus to the 62nd annual Freeze or Fry in Red Deer, Alberta with 18 swimmers for the first time in the clubs history. T...
May 27, 2014 - Canada Cup Meet Report
The AquaJets sent 4 swimmers travelling down to UBC pool for the 51st annual Mel Zajac Canada Cup this past weekend. The meet played host to over 60 teams from across Canada and the United States, inc...
May 12, 2014 - KAJ May LC Meet Report
The Kelowna AquaJets hosted a successful 5th annual May LC Invitational this past weekend at the H20 Center. The competition hosted 364 swimmers from 12 teams across BC and Alberta. The energy and dep...
May 6, 2014 - Brent Hayden Swim Camp
Ogopogo Summer Swim club is hosting Brent Hayden end of this month ? he is running a 2 day boot camp and stroke/turn clinic May 24 & 25th @ H20, 12-6pm . It is designed to give swimme...
May 5, 2014 - KISU Jamboree Report
Eleven Kelowna Aquajets junior jets attended the Penticton Jamboree, and handled the evening meet very well. Everyone can be very proud of their efforts. It is particularly rewarding to see so many ...
Apr 30, 2014 - Josh selected for East/West Dual
Congratulations to Josh for his recent selection to the West team for Swim Canadas first West/East Dual meet following Age Group Nationals this summer in Winnipeg. This meet is Short Course, and selec...
Apr 14, 2014 - Vernon Invitational and Jamboree
41 AquaJets traveled to Vernon April 12 - 13 for their Annual Spring Invitational and Jamboree meets. This was one last opportunity to swim short course meters now that we are into the long course se...
Apr 7, 2014 - Senior Nationals Meet Report
Zakala Makes Waves in Senior National debut Josh Zakala of the Kelowna AquaJets has been a busy teenager. Turning 16 last month, Josh became a finalist for the City?s Civic awards as Male Athlete of...
Apr 3, 2014 - Zakala debuts at Senior Nats
KAJ's Josh Zakala is makign some big waves in Victoria this week, competing against Canada's best at Senior Nationals. This event serves as a selection Trials for Commonwealth Games, Pan Pacific Champ...
Mar 15, 2014 - AquaJets Selected to Teams
This past week a handfull of KAJ swimmers were selected for a two travel teams in 2014. The BC Games is held in Nanaimo this summer July 17-20th, and the International Childrens Games, hosted by Lake ...
Mar 12, 2014 - BC Open Meet Report
5 Swimmers from the Gold National group travelled to Victoria this past weekend to attend the BC Open LC. Records fell over the weekend in, as the AquaJets competed in their first competitions of the ...
Mar 11, 2014 - Kamloops Spring Madness
22 AquaJets started their Long Course Season in Kamloops this past weekend. A great opportunity to get some long course swimming in earlier than Spring Break with the 1st Annual Spring Madness Meet. ...
Mar 4, 2014 - AA Provincials Meet Report
This past weekend 7 AquaJets traveled to Chilliwack for the 2014 Short Course AA Provincials. The team consisted of 4 rookies and 3 AA veterans and was a great meet for these swimmers as well as a gr...
Feb 18, 2014 - Western Champs Meet Report
Zakala Snags 3 Bronze Medals The Kelowna AquaJets recently returned from New Westminster with 6 swimmers after competing at the Western Canadian Championships. The competition hosted 550 of Western Ca...
Feb 16, 2014 - Westerns - Session 6/7
Saturday night in Finals - Josh Zakala placed 5th in the 400 Free 4:03.1 and 7th in 200 Back 2:07.2. Katie Dunlop Finished 8th in 50 Breast 34.5. The girls relay broke a clb record in the 4x100 Medley...
Feb 15, 2014 - Westerns - Session 4/5
Last nights finals included a 12th place finish from Katie Dunlop in the 100 Breast :114.6, and a Bronze medal from Josh Zakala inthe 400 IM 4:28.5 and 50 Back. Sunday morning on day 3: Started with t...
Feb 14, 2014 - Westerns - Session 2/3
Day 1 Finals: Katie Dunlop placed 6th in the 200 Breast posting a 2:36.9 Josh Zakal placed 8th in the 200 Free in a 1:54.96 Womens 4x100 Free team (Dunlop, Itterman, Kinnear and Obedkoff) placed 32nd ...
Feb 13, 2014 - Westerns - Session 1
6 Best times in the first session of Western Champs in New Westminster. 50 Fly - Katie Dunlop 30.60 (35th), Tia Itterman (29th) 31.20 200 Free - Josh Zakala 1:55.01 (6th) 100 Back - Kyra McNulty 1:06....
Feb 12, 2014 - February Fling Meet Report
14 AquaJets headed down the Valley to attend the KISU February Fling in Penticton this past weekend. Results were highlighted by Quin Toyata making his second AA standard in the 100 Back and Kael Mur...
Feb 12, 2014 - 2014 Uniform Policy
Please note that the updated Uniform Policy can be found under the Parent info tab in the KAJ info section.
Feb 4, 2014 - AAA Provincials Meet Report
The Kelowna AquaJets sent a competitive squad of 10 swimmers, braving the cold weather in Kamloops this past weekend to compete in the BC AAA Championships. The team placed 21st out of 46 teams across...
Jan 28, 2014 - KISU Jamboree Report
Sixteen Junior Jets represented the Kelowna Aquajets at the KISU January Jamboree. Our youngest, six year old Dante Grootjes came home with 6 th in 50m freestyle, 9 th in 50m back, and 10 th o...
Jan 21, 2014 - SnowFest Meet Report
Making a Splash in the New Year The Kelowna AquaJets hosted their 37th annual SnowFest Invitational this past weekend. The competition was the largest in recorded history, with 332 swimmers from 12 ...
Jan 8, 2014 - KAJ Equipment Sale
KAJ gear will be on sale Wednesday January 15 from 3:45 - 5:00 pm on deck at the H2O. Last chance to get team gear before the SnowFest meet.
Dec 18, 2013 - Ice Classic/Thunderbolt Meet Reports
Attack on the Record Board The Kelowna AquaJets had an all out attack on the Club Record board this past weekend, breaking a total 12 records at two swim meets in Beaverton, Oregon, and Kamloops, BC. ...
Nov 25, 2013 - KAJ Fall Classic Results
The Kelowna AquaJets hosted their first two events of the season this past weekend, hosting over 300 swimmers from the Okanagan Valley. The weekend was split up into a 3 session Competition on Saturda...
Nov 18, 2013 - Swim-a-Thon Prize Winners!
Congratulations to the following prize winners from the Swim-a-Thon. Winner of the swim fees for a year - Sophie Schroeder Top 3 Fundraisers Sophie Schroeder (iPhone 5C) Madison Kornell (Swim Parka) A...
Nov 12, 2013 - HYACK and VKSC Results
Jets swim to early season success The second weekend of competition for the AquaJets was a busy one, with 50 swimmers competing at three different events in Vernon and Coquitlam Friday through Su...
Oct 23, 2013 - KISU Pentathlon and Jamboree Results
AquaJets started the season off with some exciting swims over the three day meet last weekend. The KISU Pentathlon offers 5 events per day over the 3 day meet. Blue Jets competed Friday (100's of ea...
Sep 19, 2013 - 6 Jets named to Regional Camp!
Congratulations to the 6 AquaJets named to the Regional Camp hosted by SwimBC in Penticton October 5 - 6. Kjel Cartier, Nicola Crichton, Molly Hill, Axana Merckx, Sophie Schroeder and Marc Toyata w...
Sep 9, 2013 - Dragon Boating CANCELLED
Dragon Boating for both Gold and Red Groups Tuesday and Thursday has been cancelled due to low numbers. Sorry to everyone who signed up and was eager to go!
Aug 27, 2013 - Free Tryouts!
All new swimmers will require an assessment prior to registration. We will have free tryouts available the week od September 16 - 20. Please see schedule below. Please email Cody at redjets@kel...
Jul 30, 2013 - Jets on fire at Age Group Championships
The Kelowna AquaJets have just returned from Montreal, completing an exciting two-week trip for the Age Group Nationals at Parc Jean Drapeau. Five Jets represented the team over the 6-day competition ...
Jul 24, 2013 - Zakala makes first Senior!
Session one was a big success for Josh Zakala and the rest of the team. The five swimmers had 5 swims, 4 of them best times. Josh had a personal best in the 200 Back placing 4th and dropping 4 seconds...
Jul 22, 2013 - 5 Jets are ready for action in Montreal
Katie, Clarisse, Sam, Julien and Josh have finished up the staging Camp in Montreal with LIquid LIghtning and Kamloops Classics. The five flew in on to Montreal Tuesday July 16th to do their final pr...
Jul 9, 2013 - Jets shine at Provincial Champs
The AquaJets had 9 swimmers representing the team this past weekend for the BC AAA Championships held at UBC in Vancouver at the indoor and outdoor pool on campus. The meet hosted almost 700 competito...
Jun 25, 2013 - AquaJets make impact at BC Provincials
Eleven AquaJets finished their season with a bang in Victoria this past weekend for the SwimBC AA Provincial Championships. Collecting 10 medals, 30 finals and 49 best times over the three day meet. ...
Jun 14, 2013 - A-Jets Find Podium in Kamloops
The 35 member team of Kelowna AquaJets made 6 trips to the podium this past weekend in Kamloops for the annual June Classic. The competition held 500 swimmers from BC and Alberta with over 20 teams in...
May 27, 2013 - Swimmers gain valuable experience at Canada Cup
7 Gold Swimmers returend from a new experience this past weekend down at UBC in Vancouver. Skye Kinnear, Clarisse Obedkoff, Katie Dunlop, Tia Itterman, Camerfon Feil, Julien Roberts and Josh Zakala al...
May 20, 2013 - Exciting swimming at Jamboree!
The Junior Jets spent another exciting Saturday morning at Johnson-Bentley Pool on May 18 th . for the LLSC?s Spring Jamboree. For some, this was their first meet, others only their second time racin...
May 14, 2013 - Records Fall at Home!
The Kelowna AquaJets just hosted its largest annual Long Course Invitational to date this past weekend at the H20 with 391 swimmers in attendance from 16 teams across BC and Alberta. The AquaJets ...
May 5, 2013 - Scott Dickens Speaks to KAJ
Former Canadian Olympic swimmer and National team member Scott Dickens is coming to Kelowna, and is speaking to the Red and Gold group about his career as a swimmer on Wednesday at 640 pm on the gra...
Apr 29, 2013 - Jets Heat up pool at Chinook!
The Kelowna AquaJets packed the bus and travelled 29 swimmers strong to the Chinook Invitational in Calgary this past weekend April 26-28th. This timed finals competition marked the first of the Lon...
Apr 16, 2013 - Vernon Spring Invitational
A small contingent of 8 swimmers tested their skills at this regional meet last weekend. Led by 14yr. old Sam McDonald who placed first in 50m., 100m., and 200m. breaststroke, with a 3rd place in 20...
Apr 15, 2013 - Name our Mascot
Heres the game........ We need help from the club to find a name that best represents the newest member of our team - our KAJ mascot!!!! Please get involved and tweet us your name ideas through twitt...
Apr 2, 2013 - Jets Girls in the Press
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Mar 27, 2013 - Jets Boys in the Press
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Mar 14, 2013 - KISU Cherry Blossom Results
Congratulations to the 25 AquaJets who competed at the KISU Cherry Blossom meet and Jamboree this past weekend! This group of swimmers came away with some impressive results. Coming away with 100% be...
Mar 7, 2013 - Intro Offer for Spring Swim Session at Family Y
SAVE $100 when you join the Kelowna AquaJets Junior Jet pre-competitive swim program for 5-9 year olds at the Family Y in Rutland for the Spring Session (week of March 25 th to week of June 10 th )...
Mar 6, 2013 - Jets named to Prospects West Team BC
Congratulations to Katie and Josh for being named to the Prospects West Team BC invited to camp in Kamloops April 19-21st for their performances in Backstroke and IM in the Short Course season.
Mar 5, 2013 - AAA Press Release
PRESS RELEASE For Immediate Release Mar 5, 2013 Zakala shatters Provincial Record in 400 IM Kelowna AquaJets swimmers put in a remarkable performance over the 4 day competition last weekend in Victori...
Mar 3, 2013 - AAA Wrap up Report
A fantastic two days to finish a great competition for the AquaJets in Victoria, highlighted by a new Provincial Record for Josh in the 400 IM. On Saturday the team was 14 best times in 17 swims, with...
Mar 1, 2013 - AAA Day 2 Update
Day 2 at Commonwealth Games Pool in Victoria saw 18/21 best times int he morning, 8 finals and a pair of silver medals. 200 IM saw big time drops from Axana, Jenna, Skye, Cam and Sam. Clarisse droppe...
Feb 28, 2013 - AAA Day 1 Report
A fantastic first session of the meet for the AquaJets saw 2 relays and 5 swimmers int he distance events. On the girls side Axana Merckx dropped 30 seconds, placing 5th in the 11 and under girls 800 ...
Feb 18, 2013 - AquaJets Shatter Records
AquaJets Shatter Records The Kelowna AquaJets saw 13 team records fall this past weekend over a 4 day competition in Saskatoon. Western Canadian Championships hosted 500 of Canada?s best, with 5 swimm...
Feb 17, 2013 - Westerns Day 4 Report
Final day of action in the pool saw Julien in his third butterfly event, the 100 dropping a few second swimming in 101.7 placing 25th. Both Katie and Josh swam the 200 IM in prelims in best times 225...
Feb 16, 2013 - Westerns Day 3 Report
The third day in Saskatoon saw all the Jets in the pool and 3 swimmers making second swims in the evening. Cam and Tia both dropped time in their 100 Free, the first race of the morning in a 1:02.1 fo...
Feb 15, 2013 - Westerns Day 2 Report
Five more swims, 5 more best times at the Shaw Center in Saskatoon. While Julien and Tia had a day to rest Katie swam to two best times in the 50 Free 27.9 and the 100 Back 106.5 lowering the club rec...
Feb 14, 2013 - Westerns Day 1 Report
First day of competition at the new Shaw Center in Saskatoon saw 4 of 5 AquaJets racing in 5 swims, all best times! KAJ scored 30 points in the first session with a 6th place swim from Tia Itterman in...
Feb 12, 2013 - AA Provincial Results
Another Successful AA Championships for the Kelowna AquaJets! We had 19 swimmers joined 370 swimmers from around B.C. in Surrey with some impressive results. "The swimmers stepped up and raced, many...
Feb 5, 2013 - Kamloops Valentine Splash Report
Eight Kelowna Aquajets took part in Kamloop?s Valentine Splash swim meet this past weekend. Our youngest, eight year old Lucy Hill, came home with 1 st in 50 free, 50 fly and 200 IM. She picked up a...
Jan 24, 2013 - Time Trial a Success!
First off a BIG thank you to all the parents who came out on the heels of our SnowFest to volunteer and help make this meet work. It was exciting to have our new Dolphin System in place. Thank you to ...
Jan 23, 2013 - Making Waves at Home
Making Waves at Home The Kelowna AquaJets hosted its 36 th annual KAJ SnowFest this past weekend at the H20, nearing 300 swimmers from teams in the Thompson-Okanagan and Kootenay regions. The AquaJet...
Jan 18, 2013 - Jets Geared up for SnowFest!
We have 63 AquaJets ready for our first meet of 2013 starting today at the H2O! The three day meet has prelims and finals Saturday and Sunday giving our swimmers the chance to practice this leadin...
Dec 18, 2012 - Jets find success in Kamloops
PRESS RELEASE For Immediate Release Dec 18th, 2012 Zakala in fine form at Ice Classic The Kelowna AquaJets travelled to Kamloops for the 20 th annual Ice Classic, hosting 18 teams and 550 swimmers...
Dec 13, 2012 - Jets ready for action in Kamloops
33 AquaJets hit the road today to travel to Kamloops for the biggest meet of the season with close to 600 competitors across Alberta and BC competing over the three days. The Coaching Staff is very...
Dec 13, 2012 - Practices cancelled Friday and Saturday (14/15th)
A reminder that all practice on Friday December 14th and Saturday December 16th are cancelled due to the Kamloops swim meet
Dec 10, 2012 - Kelowna AquaJets launches new swim program offering
The Kelowna AquaJets are introducing a new sessional swim program at the Family Y in Rutland starting January 7, 2013. This program offers new swimmers to the AquaJets the chance to swim for a sess...
Nov 26, 2012 - Top Team at KAJ Fall Classic!!!!
Jets Win Big at Home The Kelowna AquaJets hosted its annual KAJ Fall Classic and Jamboree swim meets this past weekend at the H20 with over 300 swimmers from 7 teams in the Thompson-Okanagan and Koote...
Nov 14, 2012 - Busy Weekend for Jets
PRESS RELEASE For Immediate Release Nov 13, 2012 Jets Face Fierce Competition in Coquitlam The Kelowna AquaJets had 48 swimmers representing the team over the weekend in three different meets. Whil...
Nov 6, 2012 - 48 Jets Compete this weekend!
48 swimmers take to the pool this weekend to compete. 34 head down to Coquitlam on the bus to race at the Hyack Fall into Finals, while the remaining 14 swim in Vernon at the Fall invitational and Ja...
Nov 6, 2012 - Friday and Saturday practices cancelled
A reminder that due to the swim meets on the weekend there will be no regular pratices on Friday Nov. 9 and Saturday Nov. 10
Oct 23, 2012 - OktoberFest Cancelled.
Please note that due to a lack of interest from the club members Oktoberfest has been cancelled. Thanks to Tod and Carolyn Melnyk for their generosity to host this event at Tree Brewing and to Cor...
Oct 5, 2012 - 2 Jets Make Team BC
Congrats to Josh and Katie on making the SwimBC prospects camp both swimmers were selected to attend a training camp in Richmond at the end of October.
Sep 16, 2012 - 13 AquaJets Selected to Regional Camp!
Congratulations to our 13 AquaJets (Jenna Butterworth, Kjel Cartier, Emily Epp, Madison Kornell, Sydney Hayes, Molly Hill, Ben Main, Haley Martin, Jaya Melnyk, Axana Merckx, Theo Mohamed, Mike Patora,...
Sep 16, 2012 - Terry Fox Run
Thanks to all of the AquaJets who suported the Terry Fox Run Sunday!
Jul 30, 2012 - Zakala 5th On Final Day of Competition
Josh Zakala finished 5th in the 400 free final in a time of 4:24, 5 seconds under his best and good for another club record. Zakala also had a best and placed 12th in the 200IM. Katie Dunlop had a bes...
Jul 28, 2012 - Two Finals On Saturday
Continued great swimming by the team on Saturday. Josh Zakala dropped 5 seconds in the 200 breast to place 8th. He also placed 16th in the 200 free in a best time. Katie Dunlop broke the 110 mark twic...
Jul 27, 2012 - Obedkoff Wins Bronze On Day 2
Clarisse Obedkoff earned a bronze medal last night on her birthday in the 50 back in a time of 33.1. Katie Dunlop also placed 8th in the 100 free. Good swimming girls!
Jul 27, 2012 - Day 3 Summary
The team had a quiet day with only 3 swims on Friday. Josh place 6th in a best time of 9:09 in the 800 earning his first Western qualifying time. Katie broke another club record, making a second swim ...
Jul 26, 2012 - 6 More Best Times In Calgary
Another great session for the Aquajets this morning in Calgary! Clarisse qualified 4th in 50 bk dropping more than a second. She also had a best in the 100 fr placing 11th. Josh broke an old Peter Fag...
Jul 25, 2012 - Day One In Calgary
Great swimming today in Calgary! Josh Zakala had two best times placing 7th both in the 200 bk in 2:19, as well as the 1500, 17:28. Katie Dunlop was 5th in her 200 bk in a time of 2:28. All three swim...
Jul 24, 2012 - Age Group Nationals
The team is ready to compete tomorrow in Calgary at Age Group Nationals after a fun camp with the Okanagan region. Good luck team!
Jul 19, 2012 - Delwo off to BC Summer Games
Good luck this weekend to T'Keya Delwo who will be competing in the BC Summer Games in Surrey. Results can be found at http://www.drivehq.com/file/df.aspx/publish/SwimBC/LiveResults/SummerGames2012/...
May 22, 2012 - Kelowna AquaJets Swim Club acknowledges
Kelowna AquaJets Swim Club acknowledges the support of the Government of British Columbia.
May 4, 2012 - Relay for Life
The Gold group of the Kelowna AquaJets has formed a team, AquaJet Power ,which will be raising funds in support of this important cause! Please click here to read more on how you can join or suppor...
May 1, 2012 - STROKE & TURN CLINIC CANCELLED
Unfortunately, we have to cancel the clinic scheduled for TUESDAY MAY 1st at CNC at 5pm due to lack of interest. We will certainly try to offer this course again in the fall. The LEVEL 1 (TIMER) CLINI...
Apr 20, 2012 - Nutrition Info
Jodi's material from Wednesday can be found in the parent section of our website!
Apr 13, 2012 - Nutrition Seminar
Dr. Sally Stewart April 18: 4-5pm in on deck classroom. "Supporting your athlete, the demands of training and travelling. Common myths and misconceptions". Bring your questions... This is open to all ...
Mar 9, 2012 - Jets at AAA's
A succesfull weekend for the team in Surrey last weekend at BC AAA Short Course Champs. Highlighting the weekend were 3 club records broken by Clarisse Obedkoff in the 100 Free, 100 Back, and 400 IM. ...
Mar 9, 2012 - AquaJets selected for Regional Camp
Left to right: Theo Mohamed, Kjel Cartier, Axana Merckx, Haley Martin, Madison Kornell (missing Clarisse Obedkoff) Congratulations to Clarisse Obedkoff, Haley Martin, Madison Kornell, Axana Merckx, Th...
Feb 19, 2012 - Jets wrap up at Westerns
Tia and Katie swum their last races this morning to finish the meet in Winnipeg. Tia posted a seasonal best of 2:13.69 in the 200 Free placing 35th, while Katie clcoked a 2:29.21, her first time under...
Feb 18, 2012 - More strong swims on day 3
Saturday morning saw both Katie and Tia in action. Katie dropped 7 seconds in her 200 back, clocking in at 2:23.7 to break a Jennifer Goldsmith record from 1988. Katie follwed her race plan very well,...
Feb 17, 2012 - Dunlop delivers
Katie Dunlop, did not let her nevers get the best of her, swimming a well executed race dropping 1.3 seconds off her best, placing 24th with a 1:06.7 in the 100m Back this morning. Katies swim broke t...
Feb 16, 2012 - Itterman drops 40 seconds!
Tia swum put on a show Thursday afternoon to start Western Championships for the Aquajets. Her swim was the first of the meet, and the longest. Tia dropped 40 seconds in her 1500 free, breaking a 24 y...
Feb 15, 2012 - KAJ en route to Winnipeg!
Good luck to Tia and Katie this weekend in Winnipeg. Both Aquajets will be competing in three events at the meet, hosting the fastest swimming prior to Olympic Trials in Canada this year. Competition ...
Feb 14, 2012 - 12&U Regional Camp moved
The 12 and Under Swim BC camp has now been moved to April 21-22nd. This camp will be hosted in Penticton at the new pool. Selection of the top 12 girls and boys in the region will be out shortly.
Feb 12, 2012 - Day 2 Finals
Day 2 of finals proved to be another good night of swimming for the AquaJets! Congratulations on the following medal perfomances: Sydney Rankmore, Gold 200 Breast Denzel Mohamed, Silver 100 Free Lau...
Feb 12, 2012 - Day 3 Finals
The AquaJets finished off the AA meet with a bang! Congratulations to Jaya Melnyk on achieving her first ever AA qualifying standard in the 100 breast. Tonight we also had the following medal winner...
Feb 12, 2012 - Day 3 Prelims
Another fast morning of swimming in Chilliwack! Today was highlighted by Denzel Mohamed making his first ever AAA Qualifying time in the 200 Back. Going on to finals tonight, congratulations to the ...
Feb 11, 2012 - Jets Shine first night of AAs
The AquaJets kept the momentum going from the morning session tonight in Chilliwack. With some great performances and 5 trips to the podium. The night started off with Haley Martin winning her swim o...
Feb 11, 2012 - Another Great morning session for the AquaJets
Another strong morning session with the following Jets making second swims: Haley Martin, Kjel Cartier, Denzel Mohamed, Jenna Butterworth, Sydney Rankmore, Madison Kornell, Randi Thompson, Lauren Gate...
Feb 10, 2012 - Jets off to strong start
Hats off to all the AquaJets racing very well on the first morning of the meet. Best times from the following Jets! 200 IM: Madison Kornell, Haley Martin, Jaya Melnyk, Axana Merckx, Jenna Butterworth,...
Feb 9, 2012 - KAJ sends 16 to Chilliwack
The largest team in the clubs history will take to the pool tomorrow morning for the three day competition in Chilliwack. KAJ swimmers sporting the Blue and Red for the weekend are: Jenna Butterworth,...
Nov 25, 2011 - Jamboree Start moved
The KAJ Jamboree this Sunday the 27th has been moved to a 2pm start time. PLease arrive for 145 meeting and activation.
Nov 7, 2011 - 3 New KAJ Records
Congratulations to the latest record breakers. Friday night saw three records in the 1500m free... Axana Merckx breaking the club record in the 10 and under girls 1500 fr 24:59.99 Clarisse Obedkoff ...
Nov 1, 2011 - KAJ YouTube page
The Kelowna AquaJets have just launched their own YouTube Channel for swimmers and parents. http://www.youtube.com/user/KelownaAquaJets?feature=mhee#p/a
Oct 5, 2011 - Regional Camp
Congratulations to Emilia and Clarisse Obedkoff, Katie Dunlop and Josh Zakala on representing the AquaJets this past weekend in Kamloops at the Okanagan regional camp.
Sep 28, 2011 - KAJ swimmers off to Provincial camp
Congratulations to Tia Itterman and Josh Zakala (below) on qualifying for SwimBC Prospects Camp on the 15th and 16th of October down in Richmond. Josh and Tia will represent KAJ in the 13 and 14 yr ol...
Sep 8, 2011 - Parent Meetings
Coaches are aiming to book times for parent meetings on the week of September 19th. These will be posted once confirmed . Rutland parent meeting has been booked for Sept 15th at 7pm.
Aug 23, 2011 - Kids of Steel
Congratulations to the 19 brave AquaJets who took to the course and completed the Kids of Steel triathalon last weekend. Competing in the girls 8-9 category were: Amber Crack, Ella Rolleston, Paige Me...
Aug 10, 2011 - Zakala wins 5k Open water at Nationals
The AquaJets had 9 swimmers representing the team this past week in Montreal for the National Age Group Championships, Canada largest and most competitive meet with 1700 swimmers and over 200 clubs at...
Jul 23, 2011 - New Assistant Head Coach
The Kelowna AquaJets are very pleased to announce and welcome Cody Hitchcock, Assistant Head Coach for the upcoming season. Hitchcock, a Regina native has been involved with swimming for the past 17 y...
Jul 13, 2011 - Fast Competition at Worlds
http://www.cbc.ca/sports/blogs/juliawilkinson/
Jul 11, 2011 - Jets on Burn up competition in Victori
An amazing weekend for the team in Victoria. Highlight performances Sam McDOnald - New Age Group National qualifier, 200 Breast - Gold, 100 Breast - Gold, 100% Best times Katie Dunlop - 100 Free and B...
Jul 5, 2011 - Strategic Plan
To view the AquaJets new strategic plan, click the link below. KAJ Strategic Plan.pdf
Jun 27, 2011 - AA Champs
The Kelowna Aqua Jets has 8 swimmers competing for the team this past weekend in their home pool, the H20 Center, for the Sun Rype AA Provincial Swim Championships. Representing the club in fine form ...
Feb 16, 2011 - Upcoming Clinics
If you have not fulfilled your required volunteer hours for the Club, be sure to get yourself trained during the following upcoming Clinics as we really need your HELP at KAJ's swim meet May 6-8th. Sa...
Feb 14, 2011 - Double gold for Obedkoff!
A big breakthrough weekend for Emilia Obedkoff, swimming her way to double gold in the 100 and 200 meter breastroke, shattering best times and qualifiying for AAA provincials in Victoria in three week...
Feb 7, 2011 - Valentine Splash
Valentine Splash in Kamloops This past weekend, 31 Kelowna Aquajets attended the Valentine Splash swim meet in Kamloops. It was the first meet for several swimmers and the first regional meet for many...
Feb 4, 2011 - Valtine Splash!
KAJ is sending a large team of 33 swimmers and three coaches to Kamloops this weekend to compete in the exciting annual Valentine Spalsh hosted by Kamloops Classic Swimming! The event is a two-day tea...
Feb 3, 2011 - Thorpedo
http://swimbc.ca/world-of-swimming/2011/2/2/thorpe-coming-out-of-retirement-for-2012-olympics.html
Jan 24, 2011 - Jets at Jamboree!!!
"Hard Work, really does pay off" says coach Jacqualyn, after the meet. Seven new swimmers from the AquaJets made their regional qualifying time in the 200 IM. Congratulations to Jenna Butterworth, Cai...
Dec 13, 2010 - Red Hot at Ice Classic
Congratulations to the 21 AquaJets who were part of a successfull team meet in Kamloops. Every KAJ helped make the following achievements happen.... Josh Zakala club record 50 back - 32.76 Erik Krueg...
Dec 7, 2010 - Time Trial
Records continue to shatter this fall, as the AquaJets swam their way to three new club records last Friday at the H20. 33 swimmers hit the pool against teams from Penticton and West Kelowna. Two reco...
Nov 26, 2010 - Canada Cup Results
Canada Cup results, live from Toronto! Check out Canadas fast meet leading into Christmas! http://www.eswim.ca/realtime/index.htm
Nov 24, 2010 - Testing
Club testing results are now up in the member section under Parent & Swimmer info! Check them out to see your improvement and how you rank!
Nov 16, 2010 - Fall Classic
Swimmers, parents and coaches made the team proud last weekend at home, hosting the annual Fall invitational at the H20 center with 110 swimmers contributing to success of the team, placing first plac...
Oct 25, 2010 - Vernon Fall Invitational
A job well done by the AquaJets for a tough early season meet. Senior swimmers are right in the middle of some heavy training, and the group perservered showing their determination and swum their way ...
Oct 18, 2010 - KISU Jamboree
The AquaJets had a lot of fun this last Sunday at the H20 with a whopping 64 swimmers participating in the KISU Jamboree. Over half the swimmers were racing for their first time at a competition, and...
Oct 14, 2010 - LLSC Meet
A fantastic show of swimming last weekend at our home pool for the LLSC Distance and Sprint Challange. The club sent 23 swimmers to the meet, and swum to 78% best times. Swimmers did a solid job on th...
Oct 12, 2010 - Equipment Sales
KAJ equipment will be available for purchase this Thursday, October 14th from 3:30 - 5:30pm on the bleachers at H2O. Come see Jodi if your swimmer needs goggles, caps, etc. Also, Jodi will be at H2...
Oct 12, 2010 - LLSC Thanks
Happy Thanksgiving and a Big Thanks are given to all of our volunteers this weekend. Our swim meet went well with the help from all of you. Christa and Bruce made sure we were doing everything by the ...
Oct 7, 2010 - October Newsletter