Olympian Hayden headlines swim camp

2012 Summer Olympics bronze medalist comes back to his old training grounds in Chilliwack to help young swimmers.

Former Chilliwack Spartan swimmer Brent Hayden is the lead instructor at the 2014 Future Stars Swimming Camp, running Saturday and Sunday at the Landing Leisure Centre.

Hayden won a world championship in 2007. He won double gold at the 2010 Commonwealth Games and capped off his stellar career with bronze at the 2012 Summer Olympics.

His camp is open to BC Summer Swimming Association (BCSSA) provincial qualified athletes between the ages of 10-16. It runs both days from 9 a.m. to noon and 2 to 5 p.m.

Swimmers get eight hours in the pool, two hours of fitness and two hours of lecture.

The cost is $257.

Get more info at futurestarscamps.ca or phone 604-824-6763.

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