Pacific Coast Swimming (PCS) is an athlete-focused, professionally-led, and parent-supported swim club committed to having swimmers at all levels achieve their full athletic potential. The same is true for those of our members who fall under the para swimming demographic.
The Para is for Parallel, it is not for paralyzed, nor is it short for Paralympic. We provide programs and opportunities that parallel our Olympic programs.
Para Swimming is the sport term used for swimmers with an eligible physical, visual, or intellectual impairment.
PCS follows the rules and guidelines for eligibility, as laid out by Swimming Canada, under the criteria provided by World Para Swimming. Some examples of eligible underlying health conditions: