National Development Program ID Teams

The Swimming Canada National Development Team Program focuses on the identification and development of talent for the purpose of progression to the Senior National Team and International podium success. ID Teams are determined by long course performances only for the purposes of recognition, reward and potential programming opportunities.

Target Groups:
Four Age Categories will be recognized for each gender.

As of December 31st, 2024:

Female 16 years (2008) Male 17 years (2007)
15 years (2009) 16 years (2008)
14 years (2010) 15 years (2009)
13 years (2011) 14 years (2010)

The following points describe the procedures and conditions wherein “ID” Teams are determined:

  • Swimming Canada National Development Program ID Teams will be named based only on Long Course performances, at Swimming Canada recognized sanctioned swim meets, in the identified peak performance window.
  • Only swimmers able to represent Canada in accordance with the eligibility rules set out by World Aquatics (Part 1 – 3.1.1) and Swimming Canada’s Rules (Part 1 – 5.1.1) will be considered eligible to be named to the Swimming Canada ID Team.
  • Where a Swimmer is a Canadian citizen permanently residing outside of Canada, they must be registered directly with Swimming Canada or with a Swimming Canada registered swim club in accordance with Swimming Canada eligibility rules (Part 1 – or

1. Spring Selection
ID Teams will be named in May based on LC performances  achieved during the Spring peak performance window – March – May 2024.

2. Summer additions
Swimmers will be added to the ID Teams based on LC performances achieved during the Summer peak performance window – July – August 2024.

NOTE – Swimmers named to the Swimming Canada National Development Program ID Team will receive a T-shirt, cap and certificate of recognition.

NOTE – Being named to an “ID Team” does not automatically qualify a swimmer for selected National Development Team Program initiatives.

NOTE – These ID times are not to be considered the official Swimming Canada On Track Times, because there are ages identified outside of the official On Track age range.

Name Resource
ID-Team-2023 Spring with summer performance additions - females ID-Team-2023-Spring-with-summer-additions-females-for-web.pdf
ID-Team-2023 Spring with summer performance additions - males ID-Team-2023-Spring-with-summer-additions-males-for-web.pdf
ID-Team-2023 Summer Additions - females ID-Team-2023-Summer-Additions-for-web-females-2.pdf
ID-Team-2023 Summer Additions - males ID-Team-2023-Summer-Additions-for-web-males.pdf
ID Team Times 2024 ID-Team-Times-Jan-19-2024.pdf