COVID19 Update

Following provincial regulations regarding the COVID19 lockdown, all practices and swim meets attendance are cancelled until further notice. In the meantime, the team is taking the following actions:

  1. Stop cashing cheques starting in April.
  2. Calculate refunds corresponding to March.
  3. Study options to keep our swimmers busy during the lockdown.
  4. Send communications to parents through email as needed.
  5. Posting updates on our website.

For any questions regarding refunds/payments please contact

Please stay safe at home following our health authorities recommendations. We thank you for your understanding and collaboration through this extraordinary time.


You are TOUGHER than you think. FASTER than you know.

BETTER than you'll ever realize.


Reaching your optimum performance is our goal, in a fun and friendly environment where respect is ensured for all participants.


A swim coach's messages to swimmers and parents about all aspects of swimming

RSS Coach Rick – Mighty Tritons Swimming

  • The (Immediate) Future of Swimming – A Conversation With Coach Mike Finch April 10, 2020
    For this post, I interviewed Mike Finch, Head Coach of W. Ross MacDonald Swimming in Brantford, Ontario. Mike is also one of the top technical and sprint coaches in Canada. The following is a summary of our wide-ranging discussion.   Return to Swimming While we’re aware that the swimming community is eager to get back… […]
    Rick Madge
  • OK Swimming Canada, Time To Cancel Trials and Other Swim Meets March 13, 2020
    The coronavirus pandemic is fundamentally changing our lives, at least in the short term. We’ve seen sweeping closures and suspensions in virtually every activity that involves many humans gathering in one place. And this includes almost every professional sport plus many amateur sports. The international swimming community is taking this seriously as well. USA Swimming… […]
    Rick Madge
  • Meet Efficiency and Public Announcement of DQs February 18, 2020
    Over the years, we’ve seen a lot of ‘innovations’ meant to speed up swim meets. I’ll mention a few of them before getting to the latest: public announcements of DQs. 3-False-Start Rule For those old enough, you may remember back when swimming had a 3-false-start rule. And in championship meets, it was rare to have… […]
    Rick Madge
  • ISL, NCAA, and Their Fans Love Short Course Swimming. Why doesn’t Swimming Canada? November 30, 2019
      Even a casual viewing of any of the new International Swimming League races shows us an incredibly exciting and competitive atmosphere. In fact, other than the ridiculously prestigious Olympics, there’s only one other type of meet that consistently has this much excitement, this much atmosphere, and this much pure fun. And that’s almost any… […]
    Rick Madge
  • Breathing Strategy for IMs November 6, 2019
    As any of my swimmers will tell you, our pre-race strategy talk for IM always includes discussing their energy strategy (where to swim harder), and their breathing strategy. And of the two, I think the breathing strategy is more important. The breathing strategy for single stroke events is pretty straightforward. Get into some kind of… […]
    Rick Madge

Swimming has taught me that I am capable
of so much more than I ever imagined.


  • Coach Rick's passion for the sport and his coaching methods make Milton Tritons Aquatic Club very unique. My daughters are becoming such great swimmers. Most importantly , becoming well-rounded strong young women 🙂
    Anna Manalo
  • A great swim team that both my daughters have loved and grown with! I highly recommend this club for anyone looking for coaches that develop the whole child.
    Lisa Frencis Vasile
  • Excellent coaching....very motivating, encouraging, positive atmosphere. Kids love it.
    Marietta Glass