News from Kamloops

April 26, 2012

Olympic Swimmer visits the Tournament Capital

Kamloops, B.C. - The Canada Games Aquatic Centre, along with Kamloops Classic Swimming, welcomes Tanya Hunks - Olympian, to Canada's Tournament Capital this weekend. Local youth will have the opportunity to work directly with an Olympic athlete; Tanya will direct the Future Stars® Swimming Camp for thirty Kamloops swimmers where they will learn to adopt techniques to improve performance in the pool. The camp will be conducted at the Canada Games Aquatic Centre starting Friday, April 27th through to Sunday, April 29th.

Tanya's impressive athletic record includes:

The public are welcome to a Meet & Greet event in the Tournament Capital Centre lobby on Saturday, April 28th, from 1:00 - 1:30 pm. Tanya will say a few words and will be available to mingle with camp participants and public attendees.

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Media Contact:
Heidi Ogilvie, Aquatic Coordinator
City of Kamloops
250-828-3754
hogilvie@kamloops.ca