Jul 27

DON’T FORGET TO ENTER : CLUB NIGHT : Friday, 29 July 2016

CLUB NIGHT July 2016

Please have entries submitted by 7:00pm, Wednesday, 27 July, 2016.

Entries can be submitted online; OR downloaded, printed and handed to your Coach on pool deck.

Warm up commences at 5:00pm; Racing starts at 6:00pm sharp.  See you all there!

If you experience difficulties submitting this form when using your own email address (particularly “hotmail” addresses), PLEASE use insert the following email address instead:  submit@wodenswimclub.org.au

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Or download: JULY 2016 Club Night Entry Card

Jul 26

MEET REPORT : Cruiz Development Meet

We had 10 Sharks compete at the Development Meet held at the AIS on Sunday, 24 July including Tessa, Emily, Patrick C, Amy, Olivia, Maddison, Kurt, Nicholas, Imogen, and Natasha.  Fantastic swimming everyone!!

  • Tessa achieved a 1.28 second PB in her 50m Freestyle; and competed in the 100m SC Breaststroke for the first time.
  • Emily achieved 1st Place with a 2.71 second PB in her 50m Freestyle; 1st Place with a 2.74 second PB in her 50m Butterfly; 3rd Place in her 50m Breaststroke; and competed in the 50m SC Backstroke for the first time and achieved 2nd Place.
  • Patrick C achieved 1st Place with a 0.53 second PB in his 50m Freestyle; 1st Place with a 0.74 second PB in his 50m Butterfly; 1st Place in his 50m Breaststroke; 2nd Place with a 0.74 second PB in his 100m Individual Medley; and 3rd Place with a 1.11 second PB in his 50m Backstroke.
  • Amy achieved 1st Place with a 1.41 second PB in her 50m Freestyle; 2nd Place with a HUGE 12.42 second PB in her 50m Breaststroke; 1st Place in her 50m Backstroke; 2nd Place in her 50m Butterfly; and competed in the 100m SC Individual Medley for the first time and achieved 2nd Place.
  • Olivia achieved 1st Place with a HUGE 5.26 second PB in her 100m Freestyle; 2nd Place with a 2.09 second PB in her 50m Freestyle; 2nd Place with a 1.11 second PB in her 50m Breaststroke; and competed in the 100m SC Individual Medley for the first time and achieved 1st Place.
  • Maddison achieved 2nd Place in her 100m Freestyle; 3rd Place with a 0.32 second PB in her 50m Freestyle; and competed in the 200m SC Freestyle for the first time and achieved 1st Place.
  • Kurt competed in the 200m SC Freestyle for the first time and achieved 1st Place.
  • Nicholas achieved 1st Place in his 50m Backstroke; 1st Place in his 200m Breaststroke; 1st Place with a 0.03 second PB in his 50m Freestyle; 1st Place with a 3.22 second PB in his 200m Individual Medley; and 2nd Place in his 50m Breaststroke.
  • Imogen achieved a 0.38 second PB in her 50m Breaststroke; a 3.02 second PB in her 50m Butterfly; a 1.86 second PB in her 100m Individual Medley; and 3rd Place in her 50m Freestyle.
  • Natasha achieved 1st Place in her 50m Butterfly; 2nd Place in her 100m Backstroke; and 2nd Place in her 50m Freestyle.

Jul 26

MEET REPORT : 14&Over Meet

We had 3 Sharks compete at the 14&Over Meet held at the AIS on Sunday, 24 July 2016 including Emma, Patrick H and Alexis.

  • Emma achieved 1st Place in the 200m Butterfly and 2nd Place in the 200m Breaststroke. 
  • Patrick H achieved 1st Place in the 100m Butterfly; 1st Place in the 50m Freestyle; and 1st Place in the 200m Individual Medley.
  • Alexis competed in 50m Butterfly and 100m Individual Medley.

Jul 26

MEET REPORT : Distance Meet

We had 3 Sharks compete at the Distance Meet held at the AIS on Sunday, 24 July.  Emma competed in the 800m Freestyle; and Jarrod and Ethan competed in the 400m Individual Medley with Ethan placing 3rd.  

Jul 22

CLUB NIGHT : Friday, 29 July 2016

CLUB NIGHT July 2016

Please have entries submitted by 7:00pm, Wednesday, 27 July, 2016.

Entries can be submitted online; OR downloaded, printed and handed to your Coach on pool deck.

Warm up commences at 5:00pm; Racing starts at 6:00pm sharp.  See you all there!

If you experience difficulties submitting this form when using your own email address (particularly “hotmail” addresses), PLEASE use insert the following email address instead:  submit@wodenswimclub.org.au

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Or download: JULY 2016 Club Night Entry Card

Jul 20

GOOD LUCK KATIE : Trisome Games, Florence Italy

Katie Senior

Our very own Katie (Catherine Senior) who trains with Bronze Squad is competing for Australia at the Trisome Games being held in Florence, Italy.

On the 15th July 2016, hundreds of athletes with Down syndrome arrived in Florence Italy for the Trisome Games.   This is a multi-coded event which includes swimming, athletics, table tennis, futsal, judo, tennis and gymnastics. A total number of 207 swimmers from 30 countries will be participating in the swimming championships.  The participating countries are Albania, Australia, Brazil, Canada, Costa Rica,  Croatia, Denmark, Egypt,  Estonia, Finland, France, Great Britain, Hong Kong, Iceland, India, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Macau, Mexico, Portuga, Romania, Russia, Slovenia, South, Africa, Spain, Sweden, Turkey, United States America and  Venezuela. Swimming competition started on the 17th July.

So far, Katie has competed in the 100m Backstroke; 50m Freestyle; 100m Freestyle and 50m Butterfly and still has the 50m Backstroke; 50m Breaststroke; and the 200m Individual Medley to go.

Good Luck Katie, we wish you all the best!!!

Jul 11

CONGRATULATIONS : 2016 Junior Excellence Program Recipients

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 16 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:

GREEN

  • Tessa Chancellor
  • Benjamin Stokes
  • Imogen Stokes
  • Andy Xie

BRONZE

  • Patrick Couper
  • Amy Gasnier
  • Jackson Holdway
  • Patrick Howard
  • Sam Owens

SILVER

  • Alexis Cross
  • Nicholas Odgers
  • Jasmine Thornton
  • Eric Wong

GOLD

  • Oliver Holdway
  • Jarrod Lee
  • Jessica Lee
  • Kurt Linder
  • Ethan Lowey
  • Jake Mackie
  • Kiara Mackie
  • Mason Thornton
  • Yaroslav Zharkov

Recipients will receive special recognition by way of: 

  • Publication of their name on the Swimming NSW and Swimming Australia websites
  • A JX prize pack including a cap, poster and certificate.

(NB: Pack will be distributed to recipients once received.)

Jul 04

MEET REPORT : 2016 NSW SC Country Championships

We had 13 amazing Sharks compete at the 2016 NSW SC Country Championships held in Sydney on July 2 & 3, 2016 including Alexis, Emma, Oliver, Amanda, Jarrod, Jessica, Kurt, Ethan, Jake, Kiara, Nicholas, Jasmine and Mason.  Our Sharks competed at such a high standard and were fantastic competitors.  

To put the Championships into perspective, there were over 800 competitors from 76 swimming clubs across New South Wales and out of the 56 team rankings, our amazing team of Sharks finished 16th on the point score and 16th on the medal tally, which is a fantastic result.  It was an amazing weekend and all our Sharks should be extremely proud of their efforts.   Thank you Coach Steve, and Congratulations to you all for your wonderful achievements throughout this championship meet.

Alexis competed in 3 individual events (and 2 relays), including:-

  • 15&O 100m Butterfly, placing 38th overall; with a PB in the 50m split;
  • 15&O 200m Individual Medley, placing 15th overall; and
  • 15&O 200m Freestyle, placing 15th overall.

Emma competed in 5 individual events, including:-

  • 15&O 400m Freestyle, winning BRONZE!!!;
  • 15&O 100m Butterfly, placing 17th;
  • 15 &O 200m Butterfly, winning BRONZE!!!;
  • 15&O 200m Freestyle, placing in the TOP 10 at 5th Place; and
  • Open 800m Freestyle, winning BRONZE!!! and is the new 17yo Girls Woden SC Record Holder (previously held since 28/08/04).

Oliver competed in 6 individual events (and 2 relays), including:-

  • 13-14yo 50m Freestyle, with a 0.56 second PB, placing 25th;
  • Open 50m Breaststroke, with a 0.14 second PB, placing 48th;
  • 13-14yo 200m Individual Medley, with a 1.57 second PB, placing 25th; and a PB in his 50m Butterfly split;
  • 13-14yo 200m Freestyle, placing 24th;
  • 13yo 100m Breaststroke, placing in the TOP 10 at 6th place; and
  • 13yo 100m Freestyle, with a 0.31 second PB, placing in the TOP 10 at 8th Place.

Amanda competed in 2 relays, including:-

  • 15&O 4x100m Freestyle Relay, placing in the TOP 10 at 7th Place; and
  • 15&O 4x100m Medley Relay, placing in the TOP 10 at 7th Place.

Jarrod competed in 6 individual events with a 100% PB Rate, including:-

  • 15&O 100m Butterfly, with a 1.26 second PB, placing 19th; and qualifying for 2016 NSW State Open SC Championships;
  • 15&O 200m Individual Medley, with a 1.92 second PB, placing 13th;
  • 15&O 100m Backstroke, with a 1.05 second PB, placing 17th;
  • 15&O 400m Individual Medley, with a 2.42 second PB, placing in the TOP 10 at 9th Place;
  •  15&O 100m Freestyle, with a 0.62 second PB, placing 22nd; and qualifying for 2016 NSW State Open SC Championships;
  • 15&O 200m Backstroke, with a 3.06 second PB, placing in the TOP 10 at 5th Place.

Jessica competed in 7 individual events (and 2 relays), including:-

  • 13-14yo 200m Backstroke, with a 1.37 second PB, placing 14th overall;
  • 13-14yo 50m Freestyle, with a 0.69 second PB, placing 37th overall;
  • 13yo 100m Butterfly, with a 1.24 second PB, placing in the TOP 10 at 5th Place;
  • 13yo 100m Backstroke, with a 0.60 second PB, placing in the TOP 10 at 10th Place;
  • 13-14yo 200m Individual Medley, with a 1.27 second PB, placing 12th;
  • 13-14yo 200m Freestyle, placing 17th; and
  • 13yo 100m Freestyle, with a 1.18 second PB, placing in the TOP 10 at 10th place.

Kurt competed in his first Country Championships in 4 individual events including:-

  • 10&U 50m Freestyle, with a 0.80 second PB, placing 26th overall;
  • 10&U 100m Backstroke, with a 0.38 second PB, placing 12th overall;
  • 10&U 100m Breaststroke, placing 21st overall; and
  • 10&U 100m Freestyle, with a 0.83 second PB, placing 24th.

Ethan competed in 6 individual events (and 2 relays) with a 100% PB Rate, including:-

  • 13-14yo 200m Backstroke, with a 2.60 second PB, winning GOLD!!!;
  • 13-14yo 400m Individual Medley, with a 4.19 second PB, winning GOLD!!!;
  • 14yo 100m Backstroke, with a 0.44 second PB, winning BRONZE!!!;
  • 13-14yo 200m Individual Medley with a 1.10 second PB, winning GOLD!!!; and a PB in his 50m Butterfly split;
  • 14yo 100m Breaststroke, with a 1.35 second PB, placing in the TOP 10 at 4th Place; and a PB in his 50m split;
  • 13-14yo 200m Breaststroke, with a 3.15 second PB, winning BRONZE!!!;
  • PB in his 50m Backstroke split of the Mens 13-14yo 4x50m Medley Relay.

Jake competed in 6 individual events (and 2 relays), including:-

  • 13-14yo 200m Backstroke, with a 1.20 second PB, placing 25th;
  • Open 50m Breaststroke, with a 0.35 second PB, placing 44th;
  • 13yo 100m Backstroke, placing 12th;
  • 13-14yo 200m Individual Medley, with a 0.27 second PB, placing 17th;
  • 13yo 100m Breaststroke, winning BRONZE!!!; and
  • 13-14yo 200m Breaststroke, with a 0.04 second PB, placing in the TOP 10 at 10th Place.

Kiara competed in 4 individual events, including:-

  • 11yo 100m Butterfly;
  • 11yo 100m Breaststroke, with a 2.80 second PB, placing 16th; and a PB in her 50m split;
  • 11&U 50m Backstroke, with a 0.94 second PB, placing 31st; and
  • 11&U 50m Butterfly, with a 0.36 second PB, placing 27th.

Nicholas competed in his first Short Course Country Championships in 2 individual events, including:-

  • 12yo 100m Backstroke, placing 24th; and
  • 12yo 100m Breaststroke.

Jasmine competed in 4 individual events (and 2 relays), including:-

  • 15&O 50m Freestyle placing 67th;
  • 15&O 50m Breaststroke, placing 31st;
  • 15&O 100m Breaststroke, placing 29th; and
  • 15&O 100m Freestyle.

Mason competed in 7 individual events (and 2 relays) with a 100% PB Rate, including:-

  • 13-14yo 50m Freestyle, with a 0.45 second PB, placing in the TOP 10 at 9th Place;
  • Open 50m Breaststroke, with a 0.86 second PB, placing 60th overall;
  • 14yo 100m Backstroke, with a 2.54 second PB, placing 12th overall;
  • 13-14yo 200m Individual Medley, with a 4.14 second PB, placing 15th overall; and a PB in his 50m Butterfly split;
  • Open 50m Backstroke, with a 0.82 second PB, placing 34th overall;
  • 14yo 100m Breaststroke, with a 1.59 second PB, placing 16th overall;
  • 14yo 100m Freestyle, with a 1.90 second PB, placing in the TOP 10 at 9th place and qualifying for NSW State Age Championships.

The Mens 13-14yo 4x50m Freestyle Relay was made up of Ethan, Oliver, Jake and Mason.  The team improved on their entry time by 3.56 seconds, swam a fantastic race and won BRONZE!!!

The Mens 13-14yo 4x50m Medley Relay was made up of Ethan (Backstroke); Jake (Breaststroke); Oliver (Butterfly) and Mason (Freestyle).  The team improved on their entry time by a whopping 10.02 seconds and gave us a very exciting and voice-destroying race, placing 3rd in their heat.  Unfortunately another team in a previous heat had a faster time, knocking our boys to 4th Place, placing them in the TOP 10.

The Womens 15&O 4x100m Freestyle Relay was made up of Jessica, Jasmine, Alexis and Amanda.  The team improved on their entry time by 0.29 seconds, placing in the TOP 10 at 7th Place.

The Womens 15&O 4x100m Medley Relay was made up of Jessica (Backstroke); Jasmine (Breaststroke); Alexis (Butterfly) and Amanda (Freestyle), placing in the TOP 10 at 7th Place.

Jun 30

NEWSLETTER : June Edition

You can view June’s edition of the Newsletter by clicking on this link : June 2016 Newsletter

Jun 28

WODEN 2016/2017 CLUB CAPTAINS

INTRODUCING OUR NEW CLUB CAPTAINS!

Jasmine Thornton, Amanda Joyner and Ben Stokes have been selected as the 2016-2017 Woden Valley Swim Club Captains.Woden 2016 2017 Club Captains

Congratulations Jasmine, Ben 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 2015-2016 captains, Jarrod Lee and Amanda Joyner for their contributions over the past year.

Jun 28

MEET REPORT : Woden Development Meet & Distance Meet

We had 20 Sharks compete at the Woden Development Meet held at the AIS on Sunday, 26 June 2016 including: Tessa, Emily, Patrick C, Alexis, Olivia, Brooke, Maddison, Kurt, Jake, Kiara, Nicholas, Katie S, Alexey, Imogen, Natasha, Rebecca, Eric, Andy, Angela and Yaroslav.  Oliver’s little brother Lewis also competed at the meet.  Everyone should be very proud of their efforts on the day as there were some fantastic results including:

  • Tessa achieved a 1.54 second PB in her 50m Backstroke; a 0.33 second PB in her 50m Breaststroke and a HUGE 11.53 second PB in her 50m Butterfly.
    • Emily achieved 2nd Place with a 0.47 second PB in her 25m Backstroke; 1st Place with a 2.36 second PB in her 50m Freestyle; 3rd Place in her 50m Breaststroke and 2nd Place in her 50m Butterfly.
  • Patrick C achieved 2nd Place with a 4.14 second PB in his 100m Breaststroke; 1st Place in his 50m Freestyle; 1st Place with a 1.19 second PB in his 50m Breaststroke; 1st Place in his 100m Individual Medley; and 1st Place with a 1.08 second PB in his 50m Butterfly.
  • Alexis achieved 1st Place with an enormous 57.75 second PB in her 200m Butterfly.
  • Olivia competed in her first SC 50m Freestyle; 50m Breaststroke placing 3rd; and 100m Freestyle placing 1st.
  • Brooke competed in her first SC 100m Breaststroke placing 1st; achieved 1st Place with a 0.87 second PB in her 50m Backstroke; 1st Place with a 0.33 second PB in her 100m Backstroke and competed in her first SC 50m Breaststroke placing 2nd.
  • Maddison achieved a 0.74 second PB in her 50m Backstroke; 2nd Place in her 50m Freestyle and 2nd Place in her 100m Freestyle.
  • Kurt competed in his first SC 200m Individual Medley and 100m Butterfly placing 1st in both.
  • Jake achieved 1st Place with a HUGE 6.56 second PB in his 100m Butterfly; and 1st Place with a HUGE 9.09 second PB in his 100m Individual Medley.  Jake was our only Shark in the Distance Meet and competed for the first time in the 400m SC Individual Medley and achieved 3rd Place.   Well done Jake!
  • Kiara competed in her first SC 200m Breaststroke placing 1st; achieved 3rd Place with a 3.39 second PB in her 100m Individual Medley; and 1st Place in her 200m Freestyle.
  • Nicholas achieved 1st Place with a 0.08 second PB in his 50m Backstroke; 1st Place in his 200m Breaststroke; 2nd Place with a 0.17 second PB in his 50m Freestyle; 1st Place in his 50m Breaststroke; and 3rd Place with a 4.16 second PB in his 50m Butterfly.
  • Katie S achieved 3rd Place in her 100m Backstroke.
  • Alexey achieved 1st Place with a 0.37 second PB in his 50m Backstroke; 1st Place with a 2.59 second PB in his 50m Freestyle and competed in his first SC 25m Breaststroke.
  • Imogen achieved 2nd Place with a HUGE 5.29 second PB in her 50m Backstroke; 1st Place in her 50m Freestyle; a 3.02 second PB in her 50m Breaststroke; and a 4.30 second PB in her 100m Individual Medley.
  • Natasha achieved 3rd Place with a 3.97 second PB in her 50m Backstroke; 2nd Place with a HUGE 8.50 second PB in her 100m Backstroke; 3rd Place with a 1.85 second PB in her 50m Breaststroke; and 3rd Place with a HUGE 5.72 second PB in her 50m Butterfly.
  • Rebecca competed in her first SC 50m Backstroke and 50m Freestyle and achieved 3rd Place in both; 3rd Place in her 50m Breaststroke; 1st Place with a HUGE 5.60 second PB in her 25m Butterfly.
  • Eric achieved 3rd Place with a 3.22 second PB in his 50m Backstroke; 3rd Place with a 0.70 second PB in his 50m Freestyle; 1st Place with a 1.36 second PB in his 50m Breaststroke; 2nd Place with a 3.55 second PB in his 100m Individual Medley and 2nd Place in his 50m Butterfly.
  • Andy achieved 1st Place with a 0.88 second PB in his 50m Backstroke; 3rd Place in his 50m Freestyle and 3rd Place in his 50m Breaststroke.
  • Angela competed in her first SC 50m Freestyle and 50m Breaststroke.
  • Yaroslav competed in his first SC 200m Backstroke placing 1st and is now the new 10yo Boys Woden Record Holder for this event.
  • Lewis (Oliver’s little brother) competed in his very first sc meet and achieved 2nd Place in his 25m Backstroke; 2nd Place in his 25m Breaststroke; and 2nd Place in his 25m Freestyle.  Well done Lewis!!

Jun 28

THANKYOU : Woden Development Meet

On Sunday (26 June 2016), we held our annual Development Meet at the AIS.  The meet saw many of our swimmers reach personal goals (Meet Report coming soon), and the day was enjoyed by all.  Of course, a successful meet would not have been possible without the army of volunteers who contributed.  We would like to thank every one of you who helped out, not only on Sunday, but in the lead up to the meet. 

To our very own Vice President, Marcus Stokes, who was the Meet Director … Thank you! 

To the officials from all the ACT District clubs, the Woden parents and committee members who volunteered their time and helped out throughout the day … Thank you!

A special Thank you to our wonderful Catering Crew and to those who donated the ample supply of food … we certainly didn’t go without!!!

To the Woden Sharks who helped make the day such a success, whether you were doing a fantastic job as the announcer, being a recorder, a runner, a lap counter, or feeding the officials, coaches and timekeepers … Thankyou! Thankyou! Thankyou!  We are very proud of all your efforts.

Every one of you make this club what it is …… Fantastic!!!

And finally, Thank you to JARROD KILLEY, member of the Australian Dolphins who gave up his time to meet the kids on Sunday.  The kids (and parents) enjoyed meeting, chatting and getting Jarrod’s autograph.  It was a pleasure meeting Jarrod and we wish him all the very best in his future swimming career.

Jun 24

SPEEDY RECOVERY BEN!!

Ben Speedy Recovery

Jun 24

MEET REPORT : Ginninderra Qualifying Meet

We had 16 sharks compete at the winter short course carnival held at the AIS on Saturday and Sunday, 18 & 19 June including Alexis, Oliver, Patrick H, Brooke, Amanda, Jarrod, Jessica, Kurt, Ethan, Jake, Kiara, Nicholas, Ben, Jasmine, Mason and Yaroslav.  Well done to everyone that competed, we are very proud of all your achievements.  Some fantastic results included:

  • Oliver achieved a 100% PB rate winning SILVER with a 1.30 second PB in his 100m Breaststroke qualifying for NSW State Age Championships; a 0.56 second PB in his 50m Freestyle; a 2.52 second PB in his 200m Individual Medley; a 2.32 second PB in his 100m Freestyle; a 1.70 second PB in his 50m Breaststroke and a 5.38 second PB n his 200m Freestyle.
  • Patrick H achieved a 100% PB rate with a 0.76 second PB in his 50m Freestyle qualifying for NSW Country SC Championships; a HUGE 10.44 second PB in his 200m Individual Medley; a 1.52 second PB in his 50m Butterfly qualifying for NSW Country SC Championships; a 1.69 second PB in his 100m Butterfly qualifying for NSW Country SC Championships; a 2.12 second PB in his 100m Freestyle; a 2.82 second PB in his 100m Individual Medley; and a 2.61 second PB in his 200m Freestyle.
  • Brooke achieved a 6.81 second PB in her 400m Freestyle; a 0.11 second PB in her 50m Butterfly; a HUGE 14.09 second in her 400m Individual Medley; a 0.5 second PB in her 100m Butterfly; and a 0.53 second PB in her 100m Freestyle.
  • Jarrod won SILVER with a 2.56 second PB in his 400m Individual Medley; placed 4th with a 1.36 second PB in his 200m Backstroke and placed 4th with a 0.77 second PB in his 200m Freestyle.
  • Jessica achieved a 100% PB rate with a 2.66 second PB in her 100m Breaststroke; a 2.13 PB in her 200m Individual Medley qualifying for NSW State Age SC Championships; a HUGE 8.24 second PB in her 200m Backstroke qualifying for NSW State Age SC Championships; and a 3.43 second PB in her 200m Freestyle qualifying for NSW State Age SC Championships.
  • Kurt achieved a 1.33 second PB in his 100m Freestyle qualifying for NSW Country SC Championships.
  • Ethan won GOLD in his 100m Breaststroke; BRONZE in his 200m Breaststroke; 4th place in his 400m Individual Medley with a 1.58 second PB and a HUGE 5.89 second PB in his 200m Freestyle qualifying for NSW State Age SC Championships.
  • Jake won GOLD with a 2.52 second PB in his 100m Breaststroke; achieved a 1.72 second PB in his 100m Freestyle; and won SILVER with a 2.99 second PB in his 100m Backstroke.
  • Kiara achieved a HUGE 9.8 second PB in her 100m Breaststroke qualifying for NSW Country SC Championships; a 0.10 second PB in her 50m Freestyle; a 0.51 second PB in her 100m Butterfly; and a HUGE 7.65 second PB in her 200m Freestyle.
  • Nicholas 6 PBs out of 7 events including a 1.43 second PB in his 50m Backstroke; a 3.69 second PB in his 100m Breaststroke qualifying for NSW Country SC Championships; a 0.27 second PB in his 50m Freestyle; a HUGE 18.60 second PB in his 200m Breaststroke; a 1.49 second PB in his 100m Backstroke qualifying for NSW Country SC Championships; and a 3.07 second PB in his 50m Breaststroke.
  • Ben achieved a 0.68 second PB in his 50m Backstroke; a 0.83 second PB in his 50m Freestyle qualifying for the 2016 Hancock Prospecting Australian SC Swimming Championships; a 0.49 second PB in his 50m Butterfly; and a HUGE 15.71 second PB in his 100m Butterfly.
  • Jasmine achieved a 0.62 second PB in her 50m Backstroke.
  • Mason achieved a 1.37 second PB in his 50m Backstroke qualifying for NSW Country SC Championships; a 0.30 second PB in his 100m Breaststroke; won BRONZE with a 1.29 second PB in his 50m Freestyle qualifying for NSW State Age SC Championships; a 0.13 second PB in his 50m Butterfly; a 2.11 second PB placing 4th in his 100m Freestyle; and a 1.97 second PB in his 100m Individual Medley.
  • Yaroslav won GOLD with a 4.55 second PB in his 100m Breaststroke; won GOLD with a 0.17 second PB in his 50m Freestyle; achieved a HUGE 13.57 second PB in his 200m Individual Medley; won SILVER with a 0.93 second PB in his 50m Butterfly; won BRONZE with a 5.74 second PB in his 100m Butterfly; won SILVER with a 2.62 second PB in his 100m Freestyle; won SILVER with a 3.02 second PB in his 100m Backstroke; and achieved a 3.80 second PB in his 200m Freestyle.

Jun 03

CLUB NIGHT : Friday, 24 June 2016

CLUB NIGHT June 2016

Please have entries submitted by 7:00pm, Wednesday, 22 June, 2016.

Entries can be submitted online; OR downloaded, printed and handed to your Coach on pool deck.

Warm up commences at 5:00pm; Racing starts at 6:00pm sharp.  See you all there!

If you experience difficulties submitting this form when using your own email address (particularly “hotmail” addresses), PLEASE use insert the following email address instead:  submit@wodenswimclub.org.au

Competitor's Name (required)

Your Email (required)

Events (You may choose up to 5 events)

 

Or download: CLUB NIGHT ENTRY FORM

Jun 03

NEWSLETTER : May Edition

You can view May’s edition of the Newsletter by clicking on this link : May 2016 Newsletter

May 31

CLUB NIGHT : 27 May 2016

We had 15 Sharks compete at Club Night last Friday including Alexey, Angela, Emily, Eric, Jakayla, Jasmin B, Jessica R, Katie S, Natasha, Oliver, Patrick C, Patrick D, Rebecca, Tessa and Yaroslav, as well as our little Sharks: Ivan and Lewis.

Congratulations to Natasha who received this month’s Certificate of Achievement, which is awarded to the person with the best participation skills for the month.

Congratulations also to Oliver’s little brother, Lewis, who won the Club Night Raffle.  This raffle has been introduced by our new Club Night Coordinators, Tomica and Stuart, in which all club night participants are entered.

This month’s relay was won by Patrick D’s team, congratulations.

Thank you to our Sharks: Jarrod, Jess L, Ethan, Amanda and to Hugh and all the parents who helped out on the night.

And finally, a huge thank you to our outgoing Club Night Coordinator, Ian Coppell.  Thank you for your personal commitment and expertise in preparing, organising and running our Club Nights, and for your contributions, time and efforts through serving on our committee. Thank you so much!

Well done everybody, hope to see you all again at the next club night which will be on Friday, 24 June 2016.

May 31

AGM : 2016/2017 Committee Members : THANKYOU!!!

Thanks to everyone who came along to our Annual General Meeting which was held on Thursday, 19 May 2016.  We congratulate the following people who were elected, and look forward to your energy and enthusiasm throughout the year ahead:

  • President : Cindy Mackie
  • Vice President : Marcus Stokes
  • Secretary : Daniel Joyner
  • Treasurer : Jim Dixon
  • Race Secretary : Claire Nally
  • Registrar : Lisa Thornton
  • Club Night Organisers : Stuart Couper & Tomica Gnjec
  • Property Officer : Felicity McDonald
  • Public Officer : Daniel Joyner
  • Webmaster : Lisa Thornton
  • Meet Director/Competitions Committee Representative : Marcus Stokes
  • Awards Coordinator : Kate Odgers
  • Swimming ACT Delegate : Marcus Stokes
  • Member Protection Information Officer : Lisa Thornton

New members are welcome throughout the year.  Below is a list of vacant committee positions in which we would love to fill and would appreciate any member stepping up to the task.  If you OR a group of you are able to fill a position, please contact Dan at secretary@wodenswimclub.org.au.

  • Catering Coordinator
  • Publicity Officer

A big thank you to our outgoing Club Night Coordinator, Ian Coppell.  Thank you so much for all the time and effort you have put into, not only the position of Club Night Coordinator, but as a committee member in general.  Thank you!!

May 30

MEET REPORT : Vikings Qualifying Meet SC – 28/29 May 2016

We had 12 Sharks compete at the Tuggeranong Vikings Qualifying Meet held over the weekend of 28 & 29 May, 2016.  Congratulations Alexis, Emma, Brooke, Amanda, Jarrod, Jessica, Kurt, Ethan, Jake, Kiara, Nicholas and Benjamin.  Some fantastic achievements to note:

  • Alexis competed in the Womens 200m Breaststroke event in honour of Novocastrian swimmer Jade Frith.
  • Emma won BRONZE in the Womens 400m Freestyle and GOLD in the Womens 200m Butterfly.
  • Brooke achieved a PB in the Womens 15yrs & Over 200m Individual Medley and a PB the Womens 100m Individual Medley.
  • Amanda achieved a PB in the Womens 200m Freestyle; and after a long break from competition, qualified for NSW Country SC Championships in the: 100m Backstroke; 200m Freestyle; 100m Individual Medley; and 100m Freestyle.
  • Jarrod competed in 6 events and achieved a 100% PB rate; won BRONZE in the Mens 200m Butterfly; won BRONZE in the Mens 100m Individual Medley; and won BRONZE in the Mens 15&O 100m Freestyle.
  • Jessica competed in 7 events and achieved a 100% PB rate; and won BRONZE in the Womens 13yo 100m Butterfly.
  • Kurt competed in 8 events and achieved a 100% PB rate; and won BRONZE in the Mens 10yrs & Under 100m Breaststroke qualifying for NSW Country SC Championships; and won SILVER in the Mens 10yrs & Under 100m Backstroke.
  • Ethan achieved a PB and won SILVER in the Mens 14yo 100m Butterfly; a PB and won BRONZE in the Mens 14yo 50m Freestyle; a PB and won GOLD in the Mens 14yo 200m Individual Medley; won SILVER in the Mens 200m Breaststroke; a PB and won SILVER in the Mens 14yo 100m Backstroke; won GOLD in the Mens 14yo 100m Breaststroke; and a PB and won BRONZE in the Mens 14yo 100m Freestyle.
  • Jake competed in 3 events and achieved a 100% PB rate.
  • Kiara competed in 6 events and achieved a 100% PB rate; qualifying for NSW Country SC Championships in both the 50m Butterfly and 50m Backstroke.
  • Nicholas achieved a PB in the Mens 12yo 200m Individual Medley; a PB in the Mens 12yo 100m Freestyle; and a PB in the Mens 12yo 100m Breaststroke.
  • Ben achieved a PB in the Mens 50m Breaststroke; a PB in the Mens 15yrs & Over 200m Individual Medley; a PB in the Mens 200m Freestyle; a PB in the Mens 50m Butterfly; and a PB in the Mens 15yrs & Over 100m Freestyle.

CONGRATULATIONS TO ALL OUR SHARKS!!!

May 21

2016 SWIMMING ACT PRESENTATION NIGHT : Congratulations

The 2016 Swimming ACT Presentation Night was held at the Hellenic Club last night, Friday 20 May 2016.

A huge congratulations goes to:-

  • Katie S for taking out the Multi-Class Female Age Champion award
  • Ben for taking out the Multi-Class Male Age Champion award
  • Emma for taking out the 17yo Girls Champion award
  • Jarrod for taking out the 14yo Boys Champion award
  • Yaroslav for taking out the 9yo Boys Champion award
  • Nicholas for being the 2015 Kippax Winter Series Development Division Male Top Point Scorer Winner
  • Marcus, our Vice President who took out the Volunteer of the Month (August 2015) award
  • Alexis’s Mum, Cathy who took out the 2015-2016 Volunteer of the Year award.

Below are the certificate recipients for the Kippax Development and Intermediate Pointscorers. (If you weren’t there on the night, you will receive your certificate in the next couple of weeks). 

Congratulations to you all!

 

2015 WINTER

DEVELOPMENT SERIES POINTSCORE

2015-2016 SUMMER

DEVELOPMENT SERIES POINTSCORE

DEVELOPMENT BOYS

DEVELOPMENT BOYS

11yrs Boys – 1st: Nicholas; 6th: Patrick C

13yrs & Over Boys – 5th: Benjamin

9yrs Boys – 2nd : Eric

12yrs Boys – 12th: Andy

DEVELOPMENT GIRLS

DEVELOPMENT GIRLS
8yrs & Under Girls – 5th : Emily

9yrs Girls – 6th: Imogen

10yrs Girls – 10th: Amy; 32nd: Tessa

11yrs Girls – 19th: Natasha

13yrs & Over Girls – 13th: Katie S; 20th: Maddison

8yrs & Under Girls – 15th : Emily

9yrs Girls – 1st: Imogen; 18th: Rebecca; 21st: Lilliana

10yrs Girls – 14th: Tessa; 26th: Amy

11yrs Girls – 4th: Natasha

12yrs Girls – 12th : Annabella

13yrs & Over Girls – 4th: Maddison; 16th: Olivia

INTERMEDIATE BOYS

INTERMEDIATE BOYS

9yrs Boys – 6th: Yaroslav; 7th: Kurt

13yrs & Over Boys – 11th: Patrick H; 21st: Mason; 23rd: Jake

9yrs Boys – 4th: Kurt; 9th: Yaroslav

11yrs Boys – 3rd: Nicholas; 5th: Patrick C

13yrs & Over Boys – 4th: Benjamin

INTERMEDIATE GIRLS

10yrs Girls – 6th: Kiara

12yrs Girls – 17th: Jessica

13yrs & Over Girls – 28th: Jasmine T

 

 

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