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…

August 30, 2015

The 2015-16 season has started!  Swimmers interested in trying out synchronized swimming classes or team should contact Head Coach Candy Hipp for more information.

July 14, 2015

The Meraquas of Irvine finished the 2014-15 season at the top of their game at the United States Junior Olympics held in Greensboro, North Carolina. Between June 26-July 4, 2015, twenty-four team members competed in individual figures, solos, duets, and team routines. The 12 & Under Age Group team of Brooklyn Guan, Mackenzie Hicks, Donna…