Feb 19

TRAINING CANCELLATIONS

Feb 22

GOOD LUCK : 2018 NSW Country Championships

Feb 14

MESSAGE FROM SWIMMING ACT

There will be a briefing session for swimmers new to swimming competitions on Sunday 4 March at the AIS pool (prior to the Development Meet).  This session is open to any youngster (and their parents) who is unfamiliar with what to do at a swimming carnival. Participants will be guided through what to do prior to their race as well as having an opportunity to practice racing.
 
The information session will run from 8:30am to 9:30am.
 
Please send an email to Lorraine at lwuth@hups.net  if you and your youngster intend to come to this information session and include the youngsters name and age. This will help with organising the session.

Feb 11

NEWSLETTER : February Edition

You can view February’s edition of the Newsletter by clicking on this link : FEBRUARY 2018 NEWSLETTER

Feb 11

MEET REPORT : Queanbeyan Twilight Carnival

We had 6 Sharks compete at the Queanbeyan Leagues Swimming Club Twilight Carnival held at the Queanbeyan Pool on Friday and Saturday evenings, 9 & 10 February 2018.  It was a fantastic meet with amazing rainbows, stunning sunsets, numerous medals and PBs achieved.  CONGRATULATIONS and WELL DONE Liam, Olivia H, Jonah, Jake N, Isabel and CharlotteTHANK YOU Coach Jasmine for your mentoring and support throughout the meet and THANK YOU to Isabel’s Mum Kelly, who represented our Club in an officiating role (Marshalling) and to the parents who volunteered for time keeping.


LIAM competed in four events, including:-

  • Boys 10 Years & Under 50m LC Backstroke, achieving 4th Place;
  • Boys 10 Years & Under 100m LC Butterfly;
  • Boys 10 Years & Under 100m LC Freestyle, achieving 4th Place; and
  • Boys 10 &ears & Under 50m LC Freestyle, achieving 5th Place.

OLIVIA H competed in five events, including:-

  • Girls 15 Years & Over 50m LC Freestyle, achieving a BRONZE MEDAL;
  • Girls 15 Years & Over 50m LC Butterfly, achieving a BRONZE MEDAL with a 3.92 second PB
  • Girls 15 Years & Over 400m LC Freestyle, achieving a GOLD MEDAL with a HUGE 7.71 second PB;
  • Girls 15 Years & Over 100m LC Freestyle, achieving a BRONZE MEDAL with a 2.30 second PB; and
  • Girls 15 Years & Over 50m LC Freestyle, achieving a SILVER MEDAL;

JONAH competed in three events with a 100% PB RATE, including:-

  • Boys 13-14 Years 50m LC Backstroke for the first time, entering on his Short Course time, achieving a BRONZE MEDAL with a 1.23 second PB;
  • Boys 13-14 Years 50m LC Breaststroke for the first time, entering on his Short Course time, achieving a BRONZE MEDAL with a HUGE 6.02 second PB; and
  • Boys 13-14 Years 50m LC Freestyle for the first time, entering on his Short Course time, achieving 6th Place with a 1.92 second PB.

JAKE N competed in four events, including:-

  • Boys 13-14 Years 50m LC Freestyle, achieving a BRONZE MEDAL with a 0.11 second PB;
  • Boys 13-14 Years 200m LC Individual Medley, achieving 4th Place;
  • Boys 13-14 Years 50m LC Breaststroke, achieving 7th Place with a 0.46 second PB; and
  • Boys 13-14 Years 100m LC Breaststroke, achieving a GOLD MEDAL with a 1.0 second PB.

ISABEL competed in six events, including:-

  • Girls 11-12 Years 50m LC Freestyle achieving 9th Place with a 2.29 second PB;
  • Girls 11-12 Years 100m LC Backstroke, achieving 8th Place with a 0.54 second PB;
  • Girls 11-12 Years 200m LC Individual Medley, achieving a GOLD MEDAL;
  • Girls 11-12 Years 50m LC Breaststroke, achieving 8th Place with a 1.19 second PB;
  • Girls 11-12 Years 100m LC Freestyle, achieving 12th Place with a 1.53 second PB; and
  • Girls 11-12 Years 100m LC Breaststroke, achieving 6th Place with an ENORMOUS 12.99 second PB.

CHARLOTTE competed in two events, including:-

  • Girls 10 Years & Under 50m LC Breaststroke, achieving a BRONZE MEDAL; and
  • Girls 10 Years & Under 50m LC Breaststroke, achieving a SILVER MEDAL with a 0.37 second PB.

Feb 06

MEET REPORT : 2018 ACT Relay Championships

It was fantastic to see so many Sharks compete in the 2018 ACT Relay Championships on Sunday, 4 February at the Tuggeranong Pool.  CONGRATULATIONS to all our teams, you were great representatives of our Club and we are very proud of your efforts.  THANK YOU Coach Jasmine for your assistance throughout the meet and THANK YOU Race Secretary Claire for organising our Club’s relay teams.


  • Girls 15 & Over 4x50m SC Freestyle Relay Team members: Jasmine T, Olivia H, Sophia L and Jessica Lee – achieved 4th PlaceCongratulations
  • Girls 13-14 Years 4 x 50m SC Freestyle Relay Team members: Natasha, Tessa, Ella and Elsa – Achieved 8th PlaceCongratulations
  • Boys 11-12 Years 4 x 50m SC Freestyle Relay Team members:f Eric, James, Oliver and Kurt – Achieved a BRONZE MEDALCongratulations
  • Girls 11-12 Years 4 x 50m SC Freestyle Relay Team members: of Jessica L, Imogen, Caitlin and Kiara – Achieved 6th PlaceCongratulations
  • Mixed 9-10 Years 4 x 50m SC Freestyle Relay Team members: Charlotte, Olivia G, Lewis and Libby – Achieved 11th PlaceCongratulations
  • Mixed 9-10 Years 4 x 50m SC Freestyle Relay Team members: of Kevin, Genevieve, Quinn and Liam – Achieved 6th PlaceCongratulations
  • Girls 15 & Over 4x50m SC Medley Relay Team members: Jessica Lee, Jasmine T, Sophia and Olivia H – Achieved 4th PlaceCongratulations
  • Girls 13-14 Years 4 x 50m SC Medley Relay Team members: Natasha, Tessa, Elsa and Ella – Achieved 9th PlaceCongratulations
  • Boys 11-12 Years 4 x 50m SC Medley Relay Team members:f Kurt, Eric, James and Oliver – Achieved a BRONZE MEDALCongratulations
  • Girls 11-12 Years 4 x 50m SC Medley Relay Team members: Caitlin, Jessica L, Imogen and Kiara – Achieved 7th PlaceCongratulations
  • Mixed 9-10 Years 4 x 50m SC Medley Relay Team was made up of Lewis, Olivia G, Charlotte and Genevieve (apologies, results not available as yet, however Well Done and Congratulations)
  • Mixed 9-10 Years 4 x 50m SC Medley Relay Team was made up of Kevin, Libby, Liam and Quinn (apologies, results not available as yet, however Well Done and Congratulations)

Feb 06

MEET REPORT : Speedo Sprint Series (Heats)

We had a fantastic turnout at the Speedo Sprint Series Heats with 18 amazing Sharks competing at the Tuggeranong Pool on Sunday, 4 February 2018.  CONGRATULATIONS and WELL DONE  Liam, Oliver, Quinn, Olivia G, Lewis, Ella, Hugh, Jessica, Kurt, Kiara, Genevieve, James, Libby, Imogen, Caitlin, Gabriel, Joshua and CharlotteTHANK YOU Coach Jasmine for your mentoring and support throughout the day.


LIAM competed in all four events:-

  • Boys 10 Years 50m Breaststroke, achieving 8th Place;
  • Boys 10 Years 50m Backstroke, achieving 12th Place‘;
  • Boys 10 Years 50m Butterfly, achieving 7th Place with a 2.71 second PB; and
  • Boys 10 Years 50m Freestyle, achieving 8th Place with a 0.43 second PB.

OLIVER competed in three events with a 100% PB Rate:-

  • Boys 12 Years 50m Breaststroke, achieving 9th Place with a 2.47 second PB
  • Boys 12 Years 50m Backstroke, achieving 6th Place with a 0.61 second PB; and
  • Boys 12 Years 50m Freestyle, achieving 8th Place with a 0.11 second PB.

QUINN competed in three events with a 100% PB Rate:-

  • Boys 10 Years 50m Breaststroke, achieving 11th Place with a 2.15 second PB;
  • Boys 10 Years 50m Backstroke, achieving 9th Place with a 3.44 second PB; and
  • Boys 10 Years 50m Freestyle, achieving 9th Place with a 2.96 second PB.

OLIVIA G competed in three events:-

  • Girls 9 Years 50m Breaststroke for the first time, achieving 11th Place;
  • Girls 9 Years 50m Backstroke for the first time, achieving 12th Place; and
  • Girls 9 Years 50m Freestyle for the first time, achieving 13th Place.

LEWIS competed in three events:-

  • Boys 8 Years & Under 50m Breaststroke, achieving 2nd Place, with a 4.08 second PB;
  • Boys 8 Years & Under 50m Backstroke, achieving 2nd Place; and
  • Boys 8 Years & Under 50m Freestyle, achieving 2nd Place with a 2.50 second PB.

ELLA competed in three events:-

  • Girls 11 Years 50m Breaststroke for the first time, achieving 19th Place;
  • Girls 11 Years 50m Backstroke for the first time, achieving 20th Place; and
  • Girls 11 Years 50m Freestyle for the first time, achieving 19th Place.

HUGH competed in three events:-

  • Boys 11 Years 50m Breaststroke for the first time, achieving 9th Place;
  • Boys 11 Years 50m Backstroke for the first time, achieving 10th Place; and
  • Boys 11 Years 50m Freestyle for the first time, achieving 12th Place.

JESSICA competed in all events with a 100% PB Rate:-

  • Girls 11 Years 50m Breaststroke, achieving 1st Place with a 4.63 second PB;
  • Girls 11 Years 50m Backstroke, achieving 3rd Place with a 1.96 second PB;
  • Girls 11 Years 50m Butterfly, achieving 4th Place with a 1.06 second PB; and
  • Girls 11 Years 50m Freestyle, achieving 3rd Place with a 0.47 second PB.

KURT competed in three events:-

  • Boys 11 Years 50m Breaststroke, achieving 1st Place;
  • Boys 11 Years 50m Butterfly, achieving 2nd Place with a 0.29 second PB; and
  • Boys 11 Years 50m Freestyle, achieving 1st Place.

KIARA competed in three events:-

  • Girls 12 Years 50m Breaststroke, achieving 2nd Place;
  • Girls 12 Years 50m Butterfly, achieving 4th Place; and
  • Girls 12 Years 50m Freestyle, achieving 4th Place.

GENEVIEVE competed in two events with a 100% PB Rate:-

  • Girls 9 Years 50m Backstroke, achieving 3rd Place with a 4.31 second PB; and
  • Girls 9 Years 50m Freestyle, achieving 8th Place with a 0.69 second PB.

JAMES competed in three events:-

  • Boys 11 Years 50m Backstroke, achieving 5th Place;
  • Boys 11 Years 50m Butterfly, achieving 5th Place; and
  • Boys 11 Years 50m Freestyle, achieving 6th Place.

LIBBY competed in all four events:-

  • Girls 9 Years 50m Breaststroke, achieving 10th Place;
  • Girls 9 Years 50m Backstroke, achieving 8th Place with a 0.66 second PB;
  • Girls 9 Years 50m Butterfly, achieving 10th Place; and
  • Girls 9 Years 50m Freestyle, achieving 9th Place.

IMOGEN competed in all four events:-

  • Girls 11 Years 50m Breaststroke, achieving 16th Place with a 0.83 second PB;
  • Girls 11 Years 50m Backstroke, achieving 17th Place with a 1.36 second PB;
  • Girls 11 Years 50m Butterfly, achieving 13th Place; and
  • Girls 11 Years 50m Freestyle, achieving 15th Place.

CAITLIN competed in all four events with a 100% PB Rate:-

  • Girls 11 Years 50m Breaststroke, achieving 14th Place with a 4.50 second PB;
  • Girls 11 Years 50m Backstroke, achieving 12th Place with a 1.25 second PB;
  • Girls 11 Years 50m Butterfly, achieving 8th Place with a 1.62 second PB; and
  • Girls 11 Years 50m Freestyle, achieving 13th Place with a 2.07 second PB.

GABRIEL competed in three events:-

  • Boys 10 Years 50m Breaststroke, achieving 14th Place;
  • Boys 10 Years 50m Backstroke, achieving 13th Place with a HUGE 5.18 second PB; and
  • Boys 10 Years 50m Freestyle, achieving 14th Place.

JOSHUA competed in three events:-

  • Boys 10 Years 50m Breaststroke;
  • Boys 10 Years 50m Backstroke, achieving 14th Place with a 2.61 second PB; and
  • Boys 10 Years 50m Freestyle, achieving 15th Place with a 1.70 second PB.

CHARLOTTE competed in all four events:-

  • Girls 9 Years 50m Breaststroke for the first time, achieving 1st Place;
  • Girls 9 Years 50m Backstroke, achieving 11th Place;
  • Girls 9 Years 50m Butterfly, achieving 11th Place; and
  • Girls 9 Years 50m Freestyle, achieving 11th Place.

 

Jan 30

MEET REPORT : 2018 NSW Country Regionals – Goulburn

We had 7 Sharks compete at the 2018 NSW Country Regionals held in Goulburn on Saturday and Sunday, 27 & 28 January 2018.  CONGRATULATIONS and WELL DONE Liam, Jarrod, Sophia, Jake N, Libby, Ben and Imogen and THANK YOU Coach Maddie for your mentoring and support.

LIAM competed in 4 events, including:-

  • Boys 10 Years 100m Butterfly for the first time achieving 4th Place;
  • Boys 10 Years 50m Backstroke, achieving 10th Place;
  • Boys 10 Years 100m Breaststroke, achieving 5th Place; and
  • Boys 10 Years 50m Freestyle, achieving 12th Place.

JARROD competed in 1 event:-

  • Men 15 & Overs 800m Freestyle, achieving a GOLD MEDAL with a PB.

SOPHIA competed in 4 events, including:-

  • Girls 13 Years 200m Freestyle, achieving 3rd Place;
  • Girls 13 Years 50m Butterfly, achieving 6th Place;
  • Girls 13 Years 200m Individual Medley, achieving a BRONZE MEDAL; and
  • Girls 14 Years & Under 800m Freestyle, achieving 1st Place.

JAKE N competed in 6 events, including

  • Boys 14 Years 200m Breaststroke, achieving a GOLD MEDAL with a PB;
  • Boys 14 Years 100m Backstroke, achieving a BRONZE MEDAL with a PB;
  • Boys 14 Years 200m Individual Medley, achieving 6th Place with a PB;
  • Boys 14 Years 50m Breaststroke, achieving a SILVER MEDAL;
  • Boys 14 Years 100m Breaststroke, achieving a BRONZE MEDAL with a PB; and
  • Boys 14 Years 50m Freestyle, achieving 4th Place.

LIBBY competed in 3 events, including:-

  • Girls 9 Years & Under 50m Butterfly, achieving a BRONZE MEDAL;
  • Girls 9 Years & Under 100m Freestyle, achieving 4th Place with a HUGE PB;
  • Girls 9 Years & Under 50m Breaststroke, achieving 5th Place;
  • Girls 9 Years & Under 50m Backstroke, achieving 4th Place with a PB; and
  • Girls 9 Years & Under 50m Freestyle, achieving 6th Place with a PB.

BEN completed in 6 events, including:-

  • Men 15 Years & Over 50m Butterfly MC, achieving a GOLD MEDAL with a PB;
  • Men 15 Years & Over 50m Breaststroke MC, achieving a GOLD MEDAL;
  • Men 15 Years & Over 400m Freestyle MC, achieving a GOLD MEDAL;
  • Men 15 Years & Over 50m Backstroke MC, achieving a GOLD MEDAL;
  • Men 15 Years & Over 50m Freestyle MC, achieving a GOLD MEDAL; and
  • Men 15 Years & Over 50m Breaststroke, achieving a GOLD MEDAL.

IMOGEN competed in

  • Girls 11 Years 50m Butterfly, achieving 9th Place with a PB;
  • Girls 11 Years 100m Freestyle, achieving 11th Place;
  • Girls 11 Years 50m Breaststroke, achieving 11th Place with a PB;
  • Girls 11 Years 50m Backstroke, achieving 9th Place; and
  • Girls 11 Years 50m Freestyle, achieving 12th Place with a PB.

Jan 30

MEET REPORT : Narooma LC Development Meet

We had 2 Sharks compete at the 2018 Narooma LC Development Meet held in Narooma on Saturday, 20 January 2018CONGRATULATIONS and WELL DONE James and Genevieve.

JAMES competed in 4 events, including:-

  • Boys 11-12 Years 50m Freestyle achieving 2nd Place;
  • Boys 11-12 Years 50m Butterfly, achieving 2nd Place;
  • Boys 11-12 Years 100m Backstroke, achieving 1st Place; and
  • Boys 11-12 Years 50m Backstroke, achieving 1st Place.

GENEVIEVE competed in 4 events, including:-

  • Girls 10 & Under 50m Freestyle, achieving 3rd Place with a 0.67 second PB;
  • Girls 10 & Under 25m Butterfly, achieving 1st Place with a 0.51 second PB;
  • Girls 10 & Under 100m Backstroke, achieving 1st Place; and
  • Girls 10 & Under 50m Backstroke, achieving 1st Place.

Jan 22

MEET REPORT : 2018 NSW State Open Championships

Ben was our only Shark to compete in the 2018 NSW State Open Championships held in Sydney on Friday, Saturday & Sunday, 19-21 January 2018.  CONGRATULATIONS and WELL DONE Ben!

BEN competed in 7 events, including:-

  •  Mens 10&O 50 Freestyle MC, placing in the Top 20 at 20th Place;
  • Mens 10&O 200 Individual Medley MC, placing in the Top 20 at 13th Place;
  • Mens 10&O 100m Butterfly MC, placing in the Top 20 at 12th Place with a 1.64 second PB;
  • Mens 10&O 400m Freestyle MC, placing 7th Place in the Heats; and placing in the TOP 10 at 7th Place in the FINALS;
  • Mens 10&O 100m Backstroke MC, placing in the TOP 10 at 10th Place with a 1.25 second PB;
  • Mens 10&O 100m Freestyle MC, placing in the Top 20 at 14th Place; and
  • Mens 10&O 100m Breaststroke MC, placing in the Top 20 at 11th Place.

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