There has been a change to Saturday’s training schedule. Please note below: –
Note: There is no training this Saturday (4/7/2015)
Swimmers and Parents, Greg Ward, Manager of Active Leisure Centre Erindale, has kindly offered a great promotion to all our families. Please print off the flyer (Click here : WODEN SWIM CLUB PROMO) and take advantage of this fantastic deal. As well as this fantastic deal, you will also be able to purchase a book …View full post
Swimmers and Parents,
Greg Ward, Manager of Active Leisure Centre Erindale, has kindly offered a great promotion to all our families. Please print off the flyer (Click here : WODEN SWIM CLUB PROMO) and take advantage of this fantastic deal.
As well as this fantastic deal, you will also be able to purchase a book of twenty (20) tickets which provide discounts to pool entry. Usuaully, it is a requirement that each family member obtains their own book of 20, however, we have been given the exclusive offer of being able to share the booklet between family members. (Each family must have their own booklet).
Once again, we would like to thank Greg and the Active Leisure Centre for their generosity. We hope to see all our members take advantage of these great offers.
As always, please don’t hesitate in forwarding any enquiries you may have to the Executive Committee.
CONGRATULATIONS to the following Woden Sharks who have been selected to participate in either the Swimming ACT A, B or C Squad.
To qualify, the swimmer must have been eligible to compete at:
The list of squad activities include:
Congratulations to our Woden Sharks that have been selected.
Thank you Katie, Patrick D, Patrick H, Patrick C, Hugh, Jarrod, Jasmine, Alexis, Ben, Mason, Svetlana, Amy, Tessa, Kurt, Imogen, Natasha, Luke, Nicholas, Joel and Emily for participating in this month’s Club Night. It was fantastic to see the new faces. Thank you also to Amanda, Ethan and the many parents who helped out with time keeping, marshalling and starting.
The Relay event this month was won by the team made up of Mason, Jasmine, Luke, Patrick C, Imogen and Natasha. Loads of fun was had by all. Great swimming, great competition, Great Night!
Congratulations to Jarrod and Amanda who were awarded their Club Captains badges. If you have a question or suggestion and you don’t know who to see, please don’t be shy … go see Jarrod or Amanda. They are more than happy to help, and if they can’t, they will notify someone who can.
As the Tuggeranong Pool will be closed over the next couple of months, our Club Night Organiser is contemplating other activities the club can do. If you have any suggestions, please send an email to this link : Club Night Co-ordinator or or go to our website’s suggestion/feedback page at the link : FEEDBACK.
Our future club night events will be posted on the Website. Please check regularly.
[notice]ATTENTION: GOLD & SILVER SWIMMERS & PARENTS[/notice]
After careful consideration and discussions with Coach Bill, the training schedule for Gold and Silver Squads, over the closure period of the Tuggeranong Pool, have been changed.
The morning sessions will now start at 5:30am (finishing at 7:00am) at the Erindale Pool, starting Wednesday morning, 1 July 2015.
Swimming programs for Gold and Silver Squads will be tailored by Coach Bill ensuring each swimmer reaches their potential, maximizing the time available.
Please don’t hesitate in forwarding any enquiries to the Executive Committee.
We had a fantastic team of 13 swimmers at the Ginninderra Winter Shout Course Meet on the weekend including Yaroslav, Mason, Jasmine, Luke, Nicholas, Kiara, Jake, Ethan, Jess L, Jarrod, Patrick H, Oliver and Alexis. Fantastic because 10 of our amazing swimmers achieved an astounding 100% PB rate with the other 3 sharks swimming PBs and racing to their current times. Every single swimmer should be extremely proud of their efforts, well done!
Congratulations to the following Woden Sharks for breaking Woden Swim Club Records:-
With the Country Championships being held in Sydney in early July and State Championships scheduled for late August, nearly all of our swimmers qualified or requalified to compete. Great Swimming!
Well done to all who competed. We are so very, very proud of every single one of you!
Our club has been successful in gaining support from the Rebel Sports “Support Your Sport Program”. Under this program, the club can earn 5% of your purchases as instore credit to spend on our sports program.
All you need to do is join the Rebel Active Program, using the cards that have been supplied to us. We will start handing out these cards via the coaches. If you don’t receive a card, please let us know by email at this link Rebel Active and we will get one to you as soon as possible.
Once you have your card and are ready to make a purchase at Rebel Sports, please advise the checkout operator that you would like to set up the card and nominate Woden Swim Club as your preferred club. An instruction sheet will also be provided to assist you.
If you already have a card, there is no need to replace it. All you need to do is let them know you would like to link it to “Woden Swim Club”.
Once your card is set up, swipe it with every purchase. You will receive access to great member prices, deals and other initiatives and the club will receive a 5% credit.
Thank you for your support.
To run our Club efficiently, an up-to-date list of ALL our members’ details are required. All information will be kept confidential and will only be used for Woden Valley Swim Club purposes.
[notice]Could ALL MEMBERS please complete the form below by 30 June 2015.[/notice]
Thank you in advance for your assistance.
[warning]If you are experiencing problems submitting this form, please send an email to this link:
The Australian Youth Performance Squad (YPS) is an exciting initiative designed to reward swimmers aged 13-18 for their performances in the pool. The YPS is an extension of the Junior Excellence program which recognises and rewards 9-13 year olds. Similar to Junior Excellence, YPS rewards swimmers for achieving particular time standards set by Swimming Australia.
Congratulations to the following YPS recipients:
YPS qualifiers will receive special recognition by way of:
(NB: Pack will be distributed to recipients once received.)
The Australian Junior Excellence Program (JX), recognises, rewards and encourages junior swimmers who, through their development of aquatic skills and fitness, achieve a high standard of swimming excellence. Under the program, swimmers aged from 9 to 13 years, who accomplish times set by Swimming Australia, qualify at Gold, Silver, Bronze or Green standard, depending on their best performance/s during the season. Australia is one of the top swimming nations in the world and by achieving the Green, Bronze, Silver or Gold JX standard, junior swimmers are on the pathway to international success.
Congratulations to the following JX recipients:
Recipients will receive special recognition by way of:
(NB: Pack will be distributed to recipients once received.)
Alexis was our only competitor at the Winter Distance Meet held last Sunday, 14 June 2015. She competed in the Mixed 11 & Over 800m Freestyle event, placing 1st and achieved a huge short course PB of over 19 seconds. Well done Alexis!
INTRODUCING OUR NEW CLUB CAPTAINS!
Jarrod Lee and Amanda Joyner have been selected as the 2015-2016 Woden Valley Swim Club Captains.
Congratulations Jarrod and Amanda!
The Committee would like to thank all members who voted and to all nominees. A big thank you must also go to the outgoing captains, Patrick Dixon and Nadine Lowey for their contributions over the past year.
Woden had 12 competitors attend the Swimming ACT 2015 Winter Development Meet hosted by Cruiz on Sunday 14 June 2015. They included Emily, Patrick C, Amy, Patrick H, Kurt, Kiara, Nicholas, Luke, Ben, Jasmine, Mason and Yaroslav. There was once again some great swimming and some massive PBs achieved. You should all be very proud of yourselves.
Well done to all who competed. We are very proud of you and all your efforts on the day.