Kelly Kryczka began synchronized swimming at the Calgary Glencoe Club and then moved on to train with the Calgary Aquabelles. In 1977, she was on the team that won the Junior Canadian Championships and she also won gold in solo and duet competitions. Kelly Kryczka swam with the silver medal team at the Nationals and Pan American Games in 1979 in senior competitions. She and Helen Vanderburg earned gold in duet at the Nationals, silver at the Pan American Games, and gold at the World Championship at the Federation Internationale De Natation Amateur Cup in 1979. Kelly Kryczka won the solo and duet events at the Canadian Championship in 1980.
- 1984 - Silver medal at the Summer Olympic Games in Los Angeles.
- 1996 - Inducted into the Olympic Hall of Fame in 1996.