September 20, 2018

The Meraquas ended the 2018 season in July with spectacular results in Oxford, Ohio, at the 2018 Junior Olympic Championships. Notable mentions: 4th place 18-19 team 8th place 16-19 combo 10th place 13-15 team 6th place 13-15 combo 10th place 12 and Under team Congratulations also to Deborah Lee and Venice Shoda who were selected…

September 8, 2017

2017 Synchro Clinic was hosted by Meraquas of Irvine with a world-renowned synchronized swimming choreographer, Stephan Miermont!! Participated swimmers got to do a very special training for the upcoming new season and covered: flexibility/extension strength training swimming and propulsion skills figures acting (body expression) routine swimming lifts

July 14, 2017

The U.S. Junior Olympic Synchronized Swimming Championships, the largest synchro event in North America, concluded late Saturday night, July 8, 2017 with numerous champions in the 16-17 and 18-19 divisions. More than 900 swimmers from across the country competed July 1-8 at Riverside Aquatics Complex. The Meraquas of Irvine took the Gold in the team…

September 20, 2016

The Meraquas closed out the year representing the USA in grand style with Coach Irene Hawes traveling to Brazil to judge the synchronized swimming events at the 2016 Olympics in Rio, and Deborah L and Niki S traveling to Puerto Rico to participate in the UANA Pan America Synchronized Swimming Championships.  Both their teams took…

April 12, 2016

Great job Meraquas and Coaches Candy and Irene! * 13-15 team (Ariel, Brooklyn, Donna, Kenzie, Makena, Sophie): 15th * 13-15 Solo (Niki S): 16th * Jr Duet (Emma T & Niki S): 19th * Sr Solo (Kellan): 11th * Sr Duet (Kellan & Nikki J): 8th * USA Synchro Names National Teams * Full results 

February 26, 2016

The Meraquas of Irvine synchronized swimming team will host the West Zone Junior/Senior and 13-15 Age Group Synchronized Swimming Championships March 10, 2016 through March 13, 2016, at the William Woollett Aquatics Center (4601 Walnut Ave., Irvine, CA).  This is an exciting opportunity for the public to come watch some of the best synchro talent in what…

December 16, 2015

Coach Irene Hawes has a busy summer ahead in 2016 – she will be judging synchronized swimming events for the United States at the Rio Olympics!  You can read about her fascinating journey in the sport on our new Coaches page.  Congratulations, Coach Irene;, (Duet events will be Aug 14-16, and team events will be…