Established in 1923 as a swim club the Meraloma Club was originally named the Mermaid Athletic Club before adding canadian football, rugby union and other sports. With the inclusion of new sports came the development of a new name. By taking "Mer" from the original Mermaids name and adding "al" from alpha, "om" from omega (the first and last letters of the Greek alphabet) and "a" from "always" that was interpreted to mean "Mermaids, first, last and always". Thus, the Mermaid Athletic Club became the Meraloma Club. The Rugby Section of the Meraloma Club has had tremendous success, both on a team, & individual level, with numerous premiership titles for the club. Players for the Meraloma's also compete at both the Provincial & National Levels.
The Meraloma's most recent Rounsefell Cup win came in 2009. The team also managed to make it to the 2011 B.C. Rugby Premier League final but eventually lost out to Castaway Wanderers RFC by a score of 20-3.