Our artistic swimming club was formed in 1997 with approximately 30 athletes from the Oceanside community. Since then, the club has expanded to welcome members from all over the Oceanside area as well as Nanaimo.
Ravensong Waterdancers is a top-level Provincial Program Artistic Swimming Club (We do not currently offer the National Program) . Our experienced and certified coaches deliver great results while keeping training sessions interesting, varied, and fun! Our programs range from beginner-level swimming lessons to artistic swimming competitions. Programs are appropriate for children, teens, and adults. Our recreational athletes practice at the Ravensong Aquatic Centre in Qualicum Beach and our competitive athletes practice at both the Ravensong Aquatic Centre and the Nanaimo Aquatic Center in Nanaimo.
Carol has been involved with synchronized swimming since she was 8 years old. She was a BC duet champion, part of the team that represented BC at the Canada Games in 1979, and has competed at the National Level.
She has completed her Competition Introduction certification and has been coaching with our club since 1997. When she’s not at the pool, Carol is a professional baker based in Parksville.
Lisa started synchronized swimming at the age of 11 and had great success at the provincial level with the Coquitlam Coralinas, including 2 years at the BC Summer Games.
She originally began coaching at the age of 17 in Coquitlam and has been coaching from time to time in Victoria and Nanaimo before starting with the Waterdancers in 2014. She has her Competition Introduction certification and training as a Level 1 judge.
Tabitha started Artistic Swimming at the age of 6 with various teams on Vancouver Island before joining the Waterdancers’ Competitive Team in 2018 – winning gold at Provincials and the title of Best Team at the Provincial awards!
After completing the AquaGo! Coach Training and becoming Certified in 2022, Tabitha officially became a coach of the AquaGo! Program and substitutes as needed for the Competitive and Masters’ teams.