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Apr 06

ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING : Thursday, 26 May 2017 @ 7:00pm

The 2017 Annual General Meeting (AGM) of Woden Valley Swimming Club Inc. will be held on Friday, 26 May 2017 at 7:00pm at the Tuggeranong Leisure Centre Creche. The order of business will be: Opening of Meeting Acceptance of Minutes from 2016 AGM The Annual Report and Financial Statements Election of Officials, Committees and Sub-Committees …

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Apr 23

CLUB NIGHT : Friday, 28 April 2017

OUR NEXT CLUB NIGHT FOR 2017 IS ON FRIDAY, 28 APRIL. Warm Up is from 5:00pm with Events starting at 6:00pm Sharp!!   It is expected that ALL MEMBERS try and make the effort to participate.   Please fill in the Entry Form below. (If you have trouble submitting this form online, it may be because our website …

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Apr 05

MEET REPORT : ACT Relay Championships

              Finally …. we have the results from the ACT Relay Championships that were held at the AIS on Sunday, 19 March 2017. We had the following teams compete at the ACT Relay Championships:- Boys 11-12yo 200m Freestyle Relay Team A included Kurt, Nicholas, Patrick C and Yaroslav who …

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Apr 12

FAREWELL: Nick & Family

Today will be Nick’s last training session before he and his family head off to Bangkok for at least 2 years. (Tomorrow, Thursday, is Nick’s 13th Birthday …. HAPPY BIRTHDAY!!). The school Nick will be going to has its own swimming club, and has 3 pools including two 25m pools, one of which is equipped with …

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Mar 29


Yaroslav was our only Shark competing with the ACT Team at the James Brophy Inter-district Invitational Meet held at the AIS on Sunday, 26 March 2017.  Yaroslav competed in 4 individual events including the Boys 10yo 50m LC:- Breaststroke, achieving GOLD; Butterfly, achieving GOLD; Freestyle, achieving GOLD; and Backstroke, achieving SILVER. Yaroslav was also part of …

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Mar 31

CLUB NIGHT : 24 March 2017

What a wonderful first Club Night for 2017! A big welcome to our new Sharks and families, and to those who couldn’t make it – we missed you and hope to see you at the next one. To the 36 swim participants and their families – thank you for your all energy, efforts and support …

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Mar 21

MEET REPORT : ACT Summer Distance Series Meet #4

Benjamin St was our only Shark at the 2016-17 ACT Summer Distance Meet #4 held at the AIS on Sunday, 19 March 2017.  Ben competed in the Mixed 11&O 400m Individual Medley and achieved 2nd Place with a fantastic 4.84 second PB.  Ben is now the new NSW MC State record holder for this event. …

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Mar 13

MEET REPORT : 2017 Speedo Sprints Finals

We had 8 fantastic Sharks compete with the ACT Team at the 2017 Speedo Sprint Series Finals at SOPAC in Sydney on Sunday, 12 March 2017.  Congratulations Emily, Lillian, Amy, Kevin, Eric, Patrick C, Kurt and Yaroslav. Emily competed in 2 events including the Girls 8yo 50m Backstroke and 50m Butterfly. Lillian competed in 1 individual …

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Mar 20

MEET REPORT : Development Meet Summer Series Meet 4

We had 20 amazing Sharks compete at the Development Meet held at the AIS on Sunday, 19 March 2017 including Jakayla, Tessa, Jack, Oliver, Quinn, Jake N, Libby, Madeline, Nicholas, Katie P, Alexey, Benjamin Sto, Imogen, Lillian, Natasha, Andrew, Sarah, Eric, Kevin and Angela.  All our Sharks were great competitors, Well Done and Congratulations on all …

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Mar 11


Mar 09

UPCOMING MEETS : Sunday, 19 March 2017

Don’t forget to keep an eye on the UPCOMING MEETS section on our website (right hand column). On Sunday, 19 March 2017, we have:- the Queanbeyan Development Meet #4 in the morning (our first for 2017 and our last long course one for this season); followed by the ACT Relay Championships; (in which our coaches are …

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Mar 07

ATTENTION ALL MEMBERS : Training Equipment

Unfortunately, a number of member’s swimming kick bags have been compromised.  Please make sure you have your own training equipment.  Equipment required is per the table below. DO NOT take items from other member’s bags.   Blue Squad Drink Bottle Goggles (plus a spare pair) Cap (plus a spare) Kickboard Pullbouy Training Fins/Flippers Bronze Squad …

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Feb 28

MEET REPORT : 2017 NSW LC Country Championships

We had 13 Sharks including Emma G, Jarrod, Jessica, Kurt, Ethan, Jake M, Kiara, Nicholas, Benjamin St, Will, Jasmine, Eric and Yaroslav compete at the 2017 NSW LC Country Championships, held at SOPAC, Sydney on Friday, 24th through to Sunday, 26th February 2017.  Unfortunately, Amy became ill and was unable to compete, however I am …

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Mar 06

MEET REPORT : 2017 NSW State Open Championships

Ben St was our only Shark who competed at the 2017 NSW State Open Championships held in Sydney from Friday through to Sunday, 3-5 March 2017. Ben competed in 6 MC events and finished in the Top 20 in all of them, including the 200m Individual Medley; 50m Freestyle; 100m Butterfly;  400m Freestyle, where he did …

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Feb 14

SwimMate : The Australian swim meet and results app

Swimming NSW, in conjunction with Another PB, are proud to announce the release of our new meet and results app Swim Mate! Australian-owned and developed, SwimMate was designed by people who understand swimming in Australia. Download SwimMate for FREE from the App Store just in time for State Age championships so you can make sure you never miss …

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Feb 12

MEET REPORT : Queanbeyan Twilight Carnival

We had 10 Sharks compete at the Queanbeyan Twilight Carnival held on Friday and Saturday, 10 & 11 February 2017 including Emily, Patrick, Olivia, Brooke, Nicholas, Benjamin S, Imogen, Lillian and new members Ben S and Will. In spite of the temperatures soaring 39 degrees on Friday evening and 41 degrees on Saturday evening, our Sharks …

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Feb 09

MEET REPORT : 2017 ACT LC Championships

We had a great team of Sharks compete at the ACT Championships/Speedo Sprints at the AIS on the 3rd, 4th & 5th of February, 2017 including: Emily, Patrick, Amy, Emma G, Olivia, Brooke, Jarrod, Jessica, Kurt, Ethan, Jake M, Kiara, Jake N, Libby, Nicholas, Ben, Imogen, Lillian, Jasmine T, Natasha, Rebecca, Eric, Kevin and Yaroslav. …

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Feb 02

Swimming ACT Development Meet Survey

Swimming ACT currently holds four Development Meets each swimming season (Summer and Winter).  Last year SACT trialled two new approaches to structuring Development Meets, with the primary aim being to reduce the duration/timeline of the meets for swimmers and their families.  The trial was designed and overseen and by the SACT Competitions Committee. Swimming ACT …

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Apr 03

NEWSLETTER : March Edition

You can view March’s edition of the Newsletter by clicking on this link : March 2017 Newsletter

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