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July, 2018

  • 11 July

    Abaco Swimmer Sets Bahamian Backstroke Record

    Miller Albury, who trains with Performance Aquatics in Florida but swims for Alpha Aquatics in Nassau, Bahamas, has committed to Queens University of Charlotte for 2018-19. He will join Germany’s Alexander Kunert in the class of 2022. Miller, the son of Bill and Victoria Albury, said “I look forward to …

  • 11 July

    Local Athletes Well Represented at Swimming Nationals

    Abaco swimmers represented well, as they helped to lift Mako Aquatics Club to a win at this year’s 47 Rev Bahamas National Swimming Championship Nationals which took place on June 16-19. Competing from Abaco were 18 swimmers, all of whom earned personal best times, many of which made finals and …

June, 2018

  • 22 June

    Perry Cooke Inter-School Meet Features Best Young Swimmers in Abaco

    While some of the local schools were in Nassau representing Abaco in the Annual Pancho Rahming Track & Field Meet, in the morning of May 25, other athletes from seven local schools were in Hope Town participating in the 17th Annual Perry Cooke Swim Meet. Sixty seven swimmers as young …

March, 2017

  • 16 March

    Open Water Swim Draws National Competition

    The event saw 25 competitors take on a five kilometer course with 16 swimmers completing the race solo and nine others participating in relay teams.

February, 2017

  • 16 February

    Abaco Swim Club Competes in First National Meet for the Year

    Ten swimmers from the Abaco Swim Club travelled to Nassau on January 27-28 for the Barracuda Leno Corporate Services Invitational. The team of Addison Albury, Victoria Albury, Silas Albury, Emily Sims, Noah Albury, Brayden Dam, Paxton Albury, Kiana Hicks, Roman Pinder and Dakota Sawyer swam a combination of sprint and distance events.

September, 2016

  • 29 September

    Sandy Point Youngsters Enjoy Swimming and Basketball Camps

    On July 15-16, a swimming camp was held by Local Government from the Sandy Point Township, led by Mancer Roberts, who is involved in the Abaco Swimming Club, and his two sons and daughter.

  • 29 September

    Culture, Youth and Sports are Focus of Stakeholder Meeting

    Approximately twenty Government Officials, among them the Deputy Prime Minister, the Hon. Philip “Brave” Davis, who is also the Minister of Works, and the Minister of Sports, Youth and Culture, the Hon. Daniel Johnson, arrived on Abaco from Nassau the morning of September 16.

June, 2016

  • 2 June

    Schools Compete in Swimming at Perry Cooke Memorial Meet

    Forest Heights Academy was the big winner of the fourteenth Annual Perry Cooke Hope Town Swim Meet high school division with 337 points. Agape Christian School followed in second place with 129 points in front of St Francis de Sales in third place with 62 points.

March, 2016

  • 31 March

    Abaco Swimmers Contribute to Silver Medal CARIFTA Team

    The Bahamian National Swim Team, which included three young Abaco swimmers, fell just short of gold at the 31st CARIFTA Aquatics Championships held in Martinique. That is not to say there were not stellar performances across the board as the National Team surged to a Silver medal – in no small part thanks to Abaco swimmers Miller Albury, Brayden Dam and Roman Pinder.

February, 2016

  • 11 February

    Swimmer Helps Club Give to Cancer Society

    In the spirit of gratitude the Abaco Swim Club presented a check for five hundred dollars to the Abaco Cancer Society from funds that the Club has raised through retail sales, fees from the Open water Swim and other activities