• Lemon Dianne

    Diane Lemon

    Diane Lemon was, at various times in her career, a synchronized swimmer, coach, judge, administrator, and parent of a synchronized swimmer. Diane began to officiate synchronized swimming at local meets in 1966, and then moved to provincial and Canadian championships Read more →

  • Marnie Eistetter, S.O.M.

    Moose Jaw born, Marnie Eistetter first tested the waters of synchronized swimming as a competitor in the late 1940s. However, she truly dove in headfirst when she returned to the sport as a parent and volunteer in the 1960s. Marnie Read more →

  • Sadie Caulder-Knight

    Sadie Caulder-Knight was a pioneer of synchronized swimming in Saskatchewan. Born in Liverpool, England in 1899, she came to Saskatchewan with her brother in 1913 to join her family. In 1941 she began teaching the fundamentals of synchronized swimming, and Read more →

  • Barbara Shockey-Milanese

    Barbara Shockey-Milanese began swimming at 6. 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 →

  • 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 →

  • 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 →

  • Brenda Webster

    Brenda Webster

    Brenda Webster competed in four junior world championships in one year, 1977, in both long and short track speed skating. She held almost every Saskatchewan record and Canadian record in Olympic style juniors and seniors. Internationally, she won the North Read more →

  • Eleanor Van Impe

    Eleanor (Powley) Van Impe

    In 1931, Eleanor Van Impe skated her way to the front ranks in the Canadian and North American Championships. Her winning accomplishments stretched over an eleven-year period; her specialties varied from the 220-yard race to 3/4 -mile, indoor and outdoor Read more →

  • Cathy Turnbull Spence

    Cathy Turnbull-Spence

    Cathy Turnbull began her speed skating career in 1969 with the Regina Speed Skating Club. In 1978, 1979, and 1980 Cathy won the Canadian Senior Women’s Short Track title, breaking records in all distances each year. She won the Canadian Read more →

  • Shelley Rhead Skarvan

    Shelley Rhead Skarvan

    Moose Jaw’s Shelley Rhead burst onto the Saskatchewan speed skating scene in 1973, winning her first of many provincial titles in 1974, and accumulating three bronze medals in the Canadian Short-Track Championships in 1975. Between 1977 and 1991, she won Read more →

  • Margaret Mueller

    Margaret “Peggy” (Robb) Mueller

    Early in her skating career, Margaret “Peggy” Robb had to choose between two sports – speed skating and figure skating. She chose speed skating and went on to an impressive career in the sport. In addition to numerous Saskatoon city Read more →