Fun at the Mel Zajac Jr. Swim Meet! | June 2-4

VANCOUVER,BC- Mel Zajack Jr. Swim Meet 2022 (Rich Lam Photos)

The UBC Aquatic Centre gears up for the 58th Annual Mel Zajac Jr. International Swim Meet!

While the UBC Aquatic Centre takes a temporary facility programming break to host this prestigious event, we are inviting all members of our community to connect into the excitement. Join us for an exciting time as we highlight all activities happening during this prestigious event!

1. Get Your Tickets Now

Don’t miss out on the action, get your tickets here (only $12 per session)! Secure your spot to witness world-class swimmers compete, it’s an event you won’t want to miss.

2. Star Swimmers in the Spotlight

Get ready to cheer for your UBC Thunderbirds in their home pool as they take on the thrilling challenge alongside Canadian swimming sensations Maggie Mac Neil and Josh Liendo, who will be headlining the Mel Zajac Jr. International Swim Meet. These incredible athletes have made waves in the swimming world, and you’ll have the opportunity to witness their extraordinary skills up close. Check out this Swim Swam article and this UBC article to learn more about their incredible journeys to the top, as well as other inspiring swimmers who will be making a splash at the event.

3. 50/50 Draw

While the swimmers compete for victory, you can test your luck with the Mel Zajac Jr. International Swim Meet 50/50 Draw. Purchase your tickets here for a chance to win exciting prizes. Not only will you support the development of youth swimming, but you might also walk away with a pocket full of cash. It’s a win-win!

4. Autograph Session

Mark your calendars for a special autograph session with swimming superstars Maggie Mac Neil and Josh Liendo:

  • Josh Liendo will be at the MacInnes Field on Friday, June 2, from 3:30 to 4:30PM.
  • Maggie MacNeil will be at the MacInnes Field on Saturday, June 3 from 3 to 4PM.

Meet us there for a chance to meet these incredible athletes, grab their autographs, and maybe even snap a selfie with them. It’s a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity you won’t want to miss!


5. Stay Informed and Get Involved

For more information, volunteer opportunities, live results, and everything else you need to know about and during the event, visit the official website. Stay up to date with the latest updates, schedules, and exciting highlights. Short on time? We’ve compiled a summary post detailing all the essential information about the event and its impact on our facility operations here. Check it out!


The 58th Annual Mel Zajac Jr. International Swim Meet is happening this weekend at the UBC Aquatic Centre, and we want you to be part of the excitement. Let’s dive into an unforgettable experience at the Mel Zajac Jr. International Swim Meet together!