ATB has named its annual swim meet in honour of our founder, Ted Roach. The 2023 Ted Roach Memorial SYC Meet, our 46th annual, was held on Sunday, January 29/23.

Training Schedule

Mondays: 8:30 pm - 9:45 pm
Wednesdays: 6:00 pm - 7:15 pm
Sundays: 10:00 am - 11:30 am

Mondays: 7:45 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesdays: 7:45 pm - 9:00 pm


This year was the 1st for the newly rebranded 2023 Ted Roach Memorial annual swim meet, held on Sunday, January 29th. Click here for results.

We’ve added a full bio, profile and entry to the Aquatic Hall of Fame for one of our past coaches, Patty Thompson. What an interesting story! A former Canadian Olympian, a coach, and a Lake Ontario swimmer. Read more

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Team Business

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Meet Package & Results

The Alderwood Teddy Bares annually host the longest running swim meet in Ontario and the only short course yards meet in the province. Races are 10 percent shorter than at other meets and at least 33% more exciting! Lots of chances to set Ontario records, lots of great food, and we have a new bell to announce our bell prize heats!

ATB Records

All our team records are available here, completely searchable!

Team Awards

Various members of the Alderwood Teddy Bares have received awards of all sorts over the many years of the team’s existence. These awards range from the Mountbatten Medal to winning age group at the Boston Marathon to our annual Sports Day awards to our team awards awarded annually.

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CDN records
World records

Team Awards 2019 Season


Best Teammate

Awarded to a member nominated by members of the team who is admired for their efforts and achievements, who has contributed in a way or ways that has supported or positively represented the team over the year.



Best Effort Female

Awarded to a female member of the team who over the year showed the best effort in her training as well as competition.



Best Effort Male

Awarded to a male member of the team who over the year showed the best effort in his training as well as competition.


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Latest News

Ted Roach — 45th Annual Teddy Bares Meet

Margot Wheeler wrote an article for the Etobicoke Guardian about our celebration with the Teddy Bares’ founder, Ted Roach, of the Alderwood Teddy Bares 45th annual swim meet. Click here to read full pdf. An article on our club swim meet was also published in the February 2020 of snapd.

Christmas Party 2019

Carrie, Ethel, and Margot celebrating another Christmas in the Erley kitchen. Every year the team gets together to celebrate together…over food of course!

Bryon — Ironman Quebec

In June (2019), Bryon Slade competed in Ironman 70.3 in Quebec. More photos can be found in our photo gallery.

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