February 21, 2024

Cayman Islands Fun in the Sun Pre-Competition Swim Mee

The third annual Fun in the Sun Pre-Competition Swim Meet was hosted by the Department of Sports on June 23rd, 2018.   Swimmers from on island Learn to Swim programs participated in the swim races.  The swim schools that participated included: iSwim Swim School, Darren Mew Swimming & Fitness and the Dept of Sports Swim School. […]

Cayman Islands: Flow 800m Sea Swim draws 90 participants

The open water swim season officially launched this past weekend with the annual Flow 800m Sea Swim which attracted 90 competitive and non–competitive swimmers.  The event, which is organised by the Cayman Islands Amateur Swimming Association (CIASA), took place at Governor’s Beach on Saturday with 51 males and 39 females participating.  In the end it […]

CIASA recognises generations of Cayman Islands swimmers

The annual Cayman Islands Aquatic Sports Association (CIASA) Awards Gala Brunch was hosted at The Grand Old House on Sunday, 28th January.  Swimmers and volunteers from seven to seventy years old were celebrated for their achievements and contributions to the sport of swimming in the Cayman Islands. With close to two hundred guests, the oceanside […]

Cayman Islands announces Junior Swimming Team for CARIFTA 2017

Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands, 26 February 2017: The Cayman Islands Amateur Swimming Association (CIASA) announced the Junior Swimming Team that will travel to The Bahamas to compete in the 2017 CARIFTA 50 Metre Pool and Open Water Swimming Championships, 15-19 April 2017. In addition to rigorous training and meeting minimum qualification times, to be considered […]

2017 Cayman Islands National Swimming Championships

CIASA in partnership with DART will be hosting the Cayman Islands National Swimming Championships starting on Thursday, 16 February. This four-day meet is taking place at the Camana Bay Aquatics Centre and will be in the preliminaries and finals format that is commonly used in international competition. Bailey Weathers, CIASA Technical Director comments, “In an […]

Cayman Islands Pirates Week 36th Annual Open Water 5K, as sponsored by KPMG.

It was an action packed weekend for the swimming community- with a four-day swim meet followed by the 36th Annual Open Water 5K, sponsored by KPMG. The Cayman Islands Amateur Swimming Association (CIASA) was pleased to host international swimmer Emily Brunneman. Emily was named the USA Swimming Female Open Water Swimmer of the Year by […]

Cayman National Bank Sprint Meet

Stingray Swim Club’s domestic, short course season, started with a splash when swimmers stepped up on the blocks for the long distance Friday Night Lights and the fast and furious Cayman National Fall Sprint Meet. Cayman National — a committed supporter of Cayman’s youth and of swimming in the Cayman Islands — was proud to […]

MAPLES and CIASA continue strong partnership for swimmers

Maples and Calder continues its support of, and partnership with, the Cayman Islands Amateur Swimming Association and its athletes. Last year’s strong swimmer performance at the 2015 Natwest Island Games held in Jersey was further testament to the continued growth and advancement of swimming in the Cayman Islands. The swim team won 14 medals; bringing […]

iNews Briefs & Community Events (From BIG FISH 95.5)

  Final look: Cayman Islands CARIFTA Swimming Championships 2016 An emotional CARIFTA story that does not have a Cayman Islands swimmer at its centre, and one which the Cayman Islands Amateur Swimming Association (CIASA) love to tell, is the one which saw the Landon Von Kanel Award being won by 12 year old Mitch Bourgeois […]

Swimmers are CARIFTA bound with Cayman Islands government assistance

The Hon. Osbourne Bodden, Minister with responsibility for sports met with Cayman’s 22 CARIFTA swimmers on Wednesday 16th just before they started their final team training session before departing for Martinique on Friday 18th. The young swimmers, ranging in age from 11-17 years, listened intently as the Minister talked to them: “I know how hard […]