• Michael “Mike” Mintenko

    Photo Credit: Brandee McCormack Martinez Photography Mike Mintenko first joined the Moose Jaw Kinsmen Flying Fins Swim Club at the age of eight. By his teen years, he began to train for competitions more seriously. It was not long before Read more →

  • Barbara Shockey-Milanese

    Barbara Shockey-Milanese began swimming at six. By 14, she had set two provincial records in both the 400 and 800-metre freestyles. Although she was talented in several strokes, the 800-metre freestyle became her forte. In 1978, she placed fifth in Read more →

  • Ann Schulman, O.C.

    Ann Schulman became part of the Saskatoon swimming scene by serving in various administrative positions with the Saskatoon Goldfin Swim Club from 1970 to 1983, and then with the Saskatoon Laser Swim Club from 1983 to 1986. Her experience in Read more →

  • Wendy Lee

    Wendy began to take swimming seriously at the tender age of eight, going on to fulfil a lifetime dream when she was named to Canada’s Olympic Team at 15. In the years 1975 through 1978, Wendy was a finalist in Read more →

  • Bevan Lawson

    As provincial director of the Red Cross Swimming and Water Safety Program, Mr. Lawson spearheaded a program that has taught more than a quarter of a million adults and children to swim and to appreciate safety in and around water. Read more →

  • Phyllis Haslam

    Phyllis Haslam showed her ability as a swimmer in 1931 when she placed second in a Provincial Mile Championship. The next year, she set a new Canadian record for the 100-yard breaststroke and also lowered the mark for the 220-yard Read more →

  • Martha (Nelson) Grant

    A Saskatoon native, Martha (Nelson) Grant competed at the highest levels of international swimming. She represented Canada at the Canadian-American meet in 1966, and by 1970 she held 43 provincial records and Canadian records in her age group for the Read more →

  • Phyllis Dewar

    While still a school girl in Moose Jaw, Phyllis Dewar dominated all freestyle swimming events in Saskatchewan. In fact, in 1934 when she travelled west to the British Empire and Commonwealth Games trials she was already the three-time one mile Read more →

  • David Dean

    David Dean’s first taste of competitive swimming came when he trained for the Balfour Technical School Swim Team in 1946. Dean continued to train and accumulated many victories. In the late 1940s and early 1950s he held a number of Read more →

  • Betty Lou (Bingham) Dean

    Betty Lou’s induction is the result of her lifetime commitment to competitive swimming. Born in Regina, she spent many hours splashing around the YWCA pool as a child. That initial interest has never ceased; consistently, Betty has been a contributor Read more →

  • John Brennan

    Born in 1933, John was an avid sports enthusiast in Prince Albert. As a youngster he competed in hockey, baseball, tennis, golf and swimming. At the University of Saskatchewan his participation continued and his volunteer career began. Hockey was Brennan’s Read more →

  • Harry Bailey

    Harry Bailey is “Mr. Swimming” in Saskatoon. His competitive career began in 1932 and rose to become provincial breakstroke champion in the 50, 100 and 200 yard events establishing records that stood from 1932 until 1943. Bailey’s foremost contribution, however, Read more →

  • Audrey (Jones) Turner

    Audrey Turner first gained recognition by winning the Saskatchewan Junior Diving title in 1937 and retained the title in 1938.  Turner went on to become the Saskatchewan Senior Champion nine times between 1939 to 1948. She also became a three-time Read more →