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Bahamas Aquatics issues warning to unauthorized groups
March 05, 2021
Bahamas Aquatics issues warning to unauthorized groups

The Bahamas Aquatics Federation (BAF) has issued a stern warning to any other organization offering Bahamas Aquatics’ disciplines to cease and desist these activities, citing that these unauthorized and unregulated organizations are not authorized to carry out the Bahamas Aquatics COVID-19 safety protocols that are approved by the Ministry of Health.

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Swift hosted first long course meet of the season
November 04, 2015
Swift hosted first long course meet of the season

Carquest out of Freeport, Grand Bahama, became a new sponsor for Swift Swimming, as it hosted the first long course meet for the 2015-2016 swim season.

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June 23, 2014
Alana Dillette retires from competitive swimming

Swimming standout Alana Dillette has retired from the competitive side of the sport.
Addressing her fellow swimmers during the opening of the Royal Bank of Canada (RBC) National Swimming Championships on Friday, June 20 at the Betty Kelly-Kenning National Swim Complex, Dillette, a 26-year-old doctoral student at Auburn University, thanked all who assisted in her swimming career.
An Olympian, who c...

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Over 800 players expected to play in baseball championships
June 20, 2013
Over 800 players expected to play in baseball championships

Senator Greg Burrows said that this is the best sports weekend in the country, as two of the more notable federations host their biggest championships in Freeport, Grand Bahama, at the same time, and also the swimming nationals here in New Providence...

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June 05, 2013
GBPA supports Swift Swimming in Grand Bahama

FREEPORT, Grand Bahama -- A local swimming club is looking to make a splash at this year's Bahamas Swimming Federation's (BSF) National Championships, slated for June 20-23 in New Providence. Helping them along the way is the Grand Bahama Port Authority, Limited (GBPA).
Geneva Rutherford, GBPA's Director of Community Relations recently made a check donation to Andy Loveitt, coach of the Grand Bah...

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May 31, 2013
GBPA Makes a Splash in Support of Swift Swimming Club

Freeport, Bahamas - A
local swimming club is looking to make a splash at this year's
Nationals, slated to be held June 20 - 23 in Nassau.  Helping them along
the way is The Grand Bahama Port Authority, Limited (GBPA).

Geneva
Rutherford, GBPA's Director of Community Relations recently made a
cheque donation to Andy Loveitt, coach of the Swift Swimming Club,
formerly Lucayan Lightning...

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May 15, 2013
Special Olympics annual 5K run/walk set for Saturday in Freeport

FREEPORT, Grand Bahama -- Organizers of the Special Olympics 5K Run/Walk are encouraging corporate Grand Bahama as well as individuals in the community to come out and support its annual fundraising event this coming Saturday, 18th May.
Hosted by the Grand Bahama Chapter of Special Olympics, the event is slated to begin at 8:00am, commencing at the Ranfurly Circus (Princess Gate). The route will t...

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July 25, 2012
Paddle for the Potcakes a swimming success for the HSGB

FREEPORT, Grand Bahama -- Despite choppy seas, forty two intrepid swimmers from age 7 to 61 took part in last Saturday's Paddle for Potcakes, the HSGB's annual "pre-Basra" swim race and family fun day.  Congratulations to all the swimmers, (winners below) especially to 14 year old Joanna Evans who was the top overall swimmer, with a half mile time of 8:11.  Michael McIntosh was the overa...

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January 29, 2012
Historic caves are reopened

FREEPORT, Grand Bahama - Two historic underwater caves within the Lucayan National Park have been reopened.

Ben's Cave and Burial Mound received more than $23,000 in structural upgrades as a result of donations to the Bahamas National Trust.

BNT branch chairman Lloyd Cheong said: "The Burial Mound platform and walkway have been completely renovated. We have also added much needed support to the...

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January 09, 2012
Sixth Sir Jack Hayward Soccer Camp dates announced

FREEPORT, Grand Bahama -- Hold the dates!  This year Grand Bahama's most popular summer event for kids - the Sir Jack Hayward Soccer Camp - will be held from Monday, June 25, until Friday, June 29. AND the price is being held for the sixth successive year
The island's best summer children's activity - and the best-value camp - will again feature 30 hours of activities, with lunch each day; fr...

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