Latest Newsletter - 30 September

Senior Squad – School Holiday Training

Training continues as normal over the school holidays, except for the following training sessions which have had to be cancelled due to coaches being unavailable.

From Friday 3rd October to Tuesday 7th October morning session (cancelled)

Training will resume Tuesday 7th October from 6:00pm – 8.00pm.

Junior Squads Training

All junior squads will commence training on Tuesday 14th October with all squads asked to attend the first weeks training sessions at 4.30pm so that swimmers can be assessed and assigned to squads.

Relay for Life – Raffle Tickets

Please make sure that all raffle books and monies are returned to a committee member this week so that tickets can be included in the raffle draw on the 11th October during the relay for life event. If you would like more raffle books to sell – please contact Phillipa Weltner.

There are still a couple of places left in the clubs relay for life teams. If you want to be involved either as a team member or just as a guest on the night – please contact Jutta Scholefield ASAP.

Club Merchandise

The club is currently placing orders for more bathers, T-shirts and swim caps. These orders will take up to 6 weeks to arrive. Please see Kylie Van Laarhoven if you would like to put some merchandise on hold. The arrival of gear will be advertised in this newsletter, so keep an eye out so you do not miss out.

All swimmers will receive a club bucket hat upon registration. These are kept in the club cabinet and can be passed out by coaches upon request.

There are plenty of Club T-shirts available, so if you are interested in these, notify Kylie.

Club Night

This season’s first club night and time trials will be held on Tuesday 21st October and will commence at 4:30pm for all swimmers and incorporate a 1hr specialist training session, time trials and pizza dinner.

All swimmers will participate in their assigned club night teams and are required to bring at least one adult helper to assist with time keeping and set up/pack up duties.

Time trial events will be available for swimmers at all levels, including kickboard events for Urchins and Dolphin swimmers, and stretching out to 100m events for Senior squad swimmers.

Leigh Creek Carnival

Please note that the Leigh Creek Carnival this year is being held on the 1st November. If you are interested in competing at this event, please contact Verona Niemann. Nominations close on the 3rd October – and must be completed on entry cards available from Verona. Get in quick so you do not miss out. This is a great carnival!

Any swimmers requiring times for their nomination cards should organise this with their coach either before or after training.

Club Website

A big thankyou to Yvette Mooney who has updated our club website. You will notice there is a calendar which includes all carnivals, training sessions and social events for the season, as well as copies of the weekly newsletter and club info sheets. Please take the time to look around the photo gallery and if you have any photos from previous seasons get them to Yvette who will add them to the gallery.


If you are looking for more information or would like to contact the committee, please start with the club’s website or contact a committee member using the following email addresses. - General enquiries – Account enquiries – Coaching & Training enquiries – Club merchandise orders