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November 2, 2018
Santa Clara Aquamaids celebrates the 2018 season
10 and Under, 11-12, 13-15

The Santa Clara Aquamaids (SCA) are holding their Annual Banquet on November 4th 2018 to celebrate the 2018 amazing synchronized swimming season and athletes. This is the Aquamaids’ 64th banquet. Some of the most memorable moments for SCA were the Junior/Senior team taking Gold in Technical Team, Silver in Free Team and Combo at US National Senior Championships. Only two of our swimmers were Seniors at the time, this accomplishment shows the strength of Santa Clara Aquamaids. The Junior/Senior team also took Gold in all events (Team, Combo, Duet, and Solo) as well as Silver in Duet and Bronze in Solo at US National Junior and 13-15 Championships.

Achievements

July, 2018
State Games
SCA became 2018 State Game Champion Team

Our pre-competitive squad went to California State Games to represent Santa Clara Aquamaids. This is the first away competition for our pre-compers and signals their transitions into our competitive program. The members of our squad participated in the Novice category fitting their age and all did a fabulous job! Congratulations to you all! We are very proud over your progress during this year in pre-comp.

Novice 8-9

Duet: Gold for Samatha and Sasha

Novice 9-10

Team: Our two teams took GOLD and SILVER

Trio: Noriko, Zoya and Jackie took Gold

Pre-Competitive
November 2, 2018
Santa Clara Aquamaids celebrates the 2018 season
10 and Under, 11-12, 13-15

The Santa Clara Aquamaids (SCA) are holding their Annual Banquet on November 4th 2018 to celebrate the 2018 amazing synchronized swimming season and athletes. This is the Aquamaids’ 64th banquet. Some of the most memorable moments for SCA were the Junior/Senior team taking Gold in Technical Team, Silver in Free Team and Combo at US National Senior Championships. Only two of our swimmers were Seniors at the time, this accomplishment shows the strength of Santa Clara Aquamaids. The Junior/Senior team also took Gold in all events (Team, Combo, Duet, and Solo) as well as Silver in Duet and Bronze in Solo at US National Junior and 13-15 Championships.

August 13, 2018
Synchro Skill Summer Camp

The competitive program enjoyed two exciting weeks of summer camp. Our athletes had classes in music appreciation, flexibility, Zumba, interpretive dance, dance with a focus on hands and upper body carriage, presentation in the water, ligament routines, stroke correction and more.  

Each class was run by the following special guest coaches:

August 3, 2018
International Club Exchange

In July,  the Santa Clara Aquamaids 13-15 competitive program participated in an international exchange program as part of USA Synchro’s International Club Exchange (ICE).  Athletes from Santa Clara Aquamaids (SCA), USA, and Pays d’Aix Natation (PAN), France, formed a lifetime bond during two wonderful summer weeks. During the first week PAN visited Santa Clara and during the second week our athletes made an exciting trip to Provence, France. This international exchange is the third for the US Synchro’s ICE program and the first the for SCA and PAN.

June 21, 2018
Nikki Dzurko and Camryn Carrasco represents Santa Clara at Primorje Synchro Cup in Croatia

Nikki Dzurko and Camryn Carrasco are teaming up to compete in Primorje Synchro Cup, an
international Synchronized swimming competition held in Rijeka, Croatia, June 21-22, 2018. Nikki is USA National Champion in all events (Combo, Team, Duet and Solo) and Camryn is USA National Champion in Team and Combo and USA National Silver medalist in Duet and Bronze medalist in Solo. Both athletes will do one Technical routine, free routine in solo and duet, and compete in Figures as well as.

May 8, 2018
The Santa Clara Aquamaids
Come and join us for a demonstration of the 2018’s Season of Winning Performances. Special guest stars Bill May and Kanako Spendlove and other members of Cirque du Soleil.

Free admission! Please sign up for the show here.

After the show, we will have a “try it” session for boys and girls ages 5-10 so bring your swimsuit and towels and jump into the fun after the show! Interested in Synchro? Check out our lessons and summer camps!

Sign up for the show at EventBrite!

July 27, 2017
Two Gold at FINA World Championships for Bill and Kanako

Bill May and Kanako Spendlove, representing Team USA, win Bronze medals in the Mixed Duet Technical and Free portions of the Synchronized Swimming competition at the FINA World Championships. Bill and Kanako is coached by Santa Clara Aquamaids’ head coach Chris Carver.

Congratulations!

More details can be found here:

Bill May/Kanako Spendlove Win Mixed Duet Technical Bronze At Synchro Swimming World Championships

Twice As Nice: Bill May And Kanako Spendlove Win Second Bronze At Synchro World Championships

July 25, 2017
Synchro Sisters

Olympic Channel documented our friendship and rivalry with Walnut Creek Aquanuts in Synchro Sisters. Without our synchro sisters, we would not have been where we are today.