Swimming

Six Mile Beach outside Nelson is known for its perfect sand, clear water and unique sand spit. But the drowning death of a man in July has residents asking if the dangerous spot has become too popular. Photo: David Grantham/Kootenay Drone Services

Dangerous oasis: The fatal history of a popular Kootenay Lake beach

Six Mile Beach near Nelson is known for its unique sand spit. But locals have feared it for decades

 

Ida Jenss and Lily Nay swam across Kootenay Lake near Kaslo on Thursday. Photos: Tyler Harper

Lily and the lake: How a young B.C. girl with Down syndrome swam to her dream

Kaslo’s Lily Nay set her mind to swimming Kootenay Lake on Sept. 3

 

Photo by Sally Watson (Amateur Photographer Contest 2018)

Daytripping from Fernie

Culture, history, local parks and a whole lot more!

  • Apr 28, 2020

 

Leah Soetaert, Luka Cigler, Holly Soetaert, Tatum Kipnik and Olivia Howse proudly hoist the Canadian flag at the Montana State Swim Championships in Missoula. Photo Submitted

Swim club celebrates season of personal growth

The Elk Valley Dolphins will be hosting a large swim meet in Fernie in April

Leah Soetaert, Luka Cigler, Holly Soetaert, Tatum Kipnik and Olivia Howse proudly hoist the Canadian flag at the Montana State Swim Championships in Missoula. Photo Submitted
Justin Mitchell, in a photo with young athletes from 2016, has been banned from coaching in any Water Polo Canada-sanctioned event following accusations of bullying and sexual harassment. (Black Press Media files)

B.C. youth coach banned amid sexual harassment, bullying scandal: Water Polo Canada

Justin Mitchell can’t take part in Water Polo Canada events or clubs

Justin Mitchell, in a photo with young athletes from 2016, has been banned from coaching in any Water Polo Canada-sanctioned event following accusations of bullying and sexual harassment. (Black Press Media files)