Note:  Your Coach may recommend additional mandatory equipment, based on your group.

Basic List for Training:

  • Well-fitting training swim suit. No trunks or board shorts.
  • 2 pairs of well-fitted goggles
  • 2 training caps to replace broken ones
  • Well-fitted fins – bring thin socks when purchasing.
  • A pair of thin socks with which to use fins to avoid abrasions and blisters
  • Pull buoy
  • Hockey puck
  • Kick board
  • Swim/Net Bag to carry the equipment

Basic List for Meets: 

  • Racing suit (provided by Club once annually)
  • At least 2 club caps for competitions (one is provided by the Club annually)
  • 2 pairs of well-fitted goggles
  • 1 or 2 club t-shirts (one is provided by the Club annually)
  • Navy pants or shorts or warm track suit

Where to buy?

Though you can purchase the above equipment at any swimming store, here are some options available to you “close to home”:

  • Bill, from Swimmer’s Choice Aquatics Supplies.  Bill is often available at the Pickering Recreation Centre, during the Club’s regular retail hours.  You can contact Bill at
  • Team Aquatics Supply, located at the Toronto Pan Am Centre.  Club members are eligible to a discount via the “Shark Card” (available under the Member’s Section).