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The Event

From March 27th to April 1st 2012, Canada’s elite swimmers will race their opponents to the wall, while reaching for their dreams of making the London Olympic & Paralympic Team.

The Canadian Olympic & Paralympic Swimming Trials is a 6-day event packed with excitement and drama, taking place at the 1976 Olympic Pool in Montreal, QC that will inspire countless Canadians.

For Swimming Canada, the Olympic and Paralympic Swimming Trials is the marquee domestic event of the quadrennial.  It’s the biggest opportunity to promote the sport of swimming, the athletes and coaches as they aim to compete at the Olympic and Paralympic Games.

Competition Schedule

Day 1 (Tu-Mar 27) Day 2(We-Mar 28) Day 3 (Th-Mar 29) Day 4 (Fr-Mar 30) Day 5 (Sa-Mar 31) Day 6 (Su-Apr 1)
Preliminaries: Warm-ups begin at 7:30am, Preliminaries begin at 10:00am
Heats (10 lanes) Heats (10 lanes) Heats (10 lanes) Heats (10 lanes) Heats (10 lanes) Heats (10 lanes)
400 IM M 200 FL M 200 FR W 200 FL W 100 FL M 50 FR W
400 FR W 100 BK W 400 FR M 100 FR M 100 FL S8-14M 50 FR S1-14 W
100 BR M 100 BK W S6-14 100 BR W 100 FR S1-14 M 100 FR W 50 FR M
100 BR SB4-14 M 100 BK M 200 BR M 200 IM W 100 FR S1-14 W 50 FR S1-14 M
100 FL W 100 BK M S6-14 400 FR S6-13 M 200 IM SM5-14 W 200 BK M 200 BK W
100 FL S8-14 W 400 IM W 400 FR S6-13 W 150 IM SM1-4 W 200 BR W 200 IM M
200 FR M 50 BK S1-5 W 200 FR S1-5, 14 M 800 FR W 100 BR SB4-14 W 200 IM SM5-14 M
50 FL S1-7 W 50 BK S1-5 M 200 FR S1-5,14 W 50 FL S1-7 M 150 IM SM1-4 M
50 BR SB1-3 M 50 BR SB1-3 W
1500 FR M
Finals: Warm-up begin at 4:00pm, Finals begin at 7:00p
A Final (8 lanes) A Final (8 lanes) A Finals (8 lanes) A Finals (8 lanes) A Finals (8 lanes) A Finals (8 lanes)
400 IM M 200 FL M 200 FR W 200 FL W 100 FL M 50 FR W
400 FR W 100 BK W 400 FR M 100 FR M 100 FR W 50 FR S3,5-13 W
100 BR M 100 BK M 100 BR W 200 IM W 200 BK M 50 FR M
100 FL W 400 IM W 200 BR M 200 BR W 50 FR S2,4-13 M
200 FR M 100 BK S6-12,14 W 400 FR S6-13 M 800 FR W 200 BK W
100 BR SB4-9, 11-14 M 100 BK S6-14 M 400 FR S6-13 W 100 FR S3,5-14 W 200 IM M
100 FL S8-10,12 W 50 BK S2,4 W 200 FR S2,4,5,14 M 100 FL S8-13 M 1500 FR M
50 FL S5-7 W 50 BK S1-5 M 200 FR S5,14 W 100 BR SB4-9, 11-14 W 200 IM SM6-13 M
50 BR SB2-3 M 50 FL S5-7 M 150 IM SM3-4 M
B Final (10 lanes) B Final (10 lanes) B Final (10 lanes) B Final (10 lanes) B Final (10 lanes) B Final (10 lanes)
400 IM M 200 FL M 200 FR W 200 FL W 100 FL M 50 FR W
400 FR W 100 BK W 400 FR M 100 FR M 100 FR W 50 FR S3,5-13 W
100 BR M 100 BK M 100 BR W 200 IM W 200 BK M 50 FR M
100 FL W 400 IM W 200 BR M 100 FR S2-4-13 M 200 BR W 50 FR S2,4-13 M
200 FR M 100 BK S6-12,14 W 400 FR S6-13 M 200 IM SM5-13W 100 FR S3,5-14 W 200 BK W
100 BR SB4-9, 11-14 M 100 BK S6-14 M 400 FR S6-13 W 100 FL S8-13 M 200 IM M
100 FL S8-10,12 W 50 BK S2,4 W 200 FR S2,4,5,14 M M 4 x 100 FR 100 BR SB4-9, 11-14 W 200 IM SM6-13 M
50 FL S5-7 W 50 BK S1-5 M 200 FR S5,14 W 50 FL S5-7 M 150 IM SM3-4 M
50 BR SB2-3 M M4 x 200 FR W 4 x 100 FR W 4 x 100 MR
W 4 x 200 FR M 4 x 100 MR