Category Archive: News

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 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 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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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 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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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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Mar 01

NEWSLETTER : February Edition

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

Jan 31

NEWSLETTER : January Edition

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

Jan 30

ATTENTION MEMBERS : Chickenpox Alert

We have recently received notification that one of our members has been diagnosed with chickenpox. Please be aware of the symptoms for chickenpox which usually begins with: Fever Fatigue Loss of appetite Followed by a generalised rash a day or so later and starts as itchy red spots but rapidly progresses to blisters. A person is …

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Jan 02

CONGRATULATIONS : 2016 Raffle Winners

CONGRATULATIONS to the following Woden 2016 Raffle Winners: 1st Prize – Three pairs of sunglasses; Value $600; Donated by ACT Optical Tuggeranong CONGRATULATIONS: P OWENS 2nd Prize – Rebel Sports voucher; Value $400 CONGRATULATIONS : C NALLY 3rd Prize – Sun and Skin Care range; Value $150; Donated by Woden Dermatology CONGRATULATIONS : M SMITH …

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Dec 30

WELCOME : Coach Madeleine Fleming (Maddie)

We would like to welcome Madeleine (Maddie) Fleming to the Woden Team.  Maddie is taking on the shared Role of Bronze Coach with Amanda Joyner.  Both coaches will be continually mentored by our Head Coach Steve. Message from Coach Maddie:   As a former swimmer myself, I am excited to return to the club as a member …

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Dec 20

MEET REPORT : 2016 NSW State Open and Age Open Water Championships

Emma G competed at the 2016 NSW State Open and Age Open Water Championships at the Sydney International Regatta Centre on Monday, 19 December and Tuesday, 20 December 2016.  Emma competed in both the Womens 18yo 5000m Freestyle and the Womens 17-18yo 10,000m Freestyle events.  CONGRATULATIONS EMMA, for achieving the SILVER MEDAL in the 5000m …

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Dec 20

MEET REPORT : 2016-17 NSW 13-18 Years State Age Championships

We had 4 amazing Sharks, Emma G, Jarrod, Jessica L and Ethan, compete at the 2016-17 NSW 13-18 Years State Age Championships held in Sydney from Monday, 12 December through to Saturday, 17 December 2016. To put these Championships into perspective, there were 1283 competitors from 128 swimming clubs across New South Wales.  Our Sharks …

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Dec 13

MEET REPORT : Tumut Qualifying Carnival

We had 3 Sharks including Benjamin S, Imogen and Lillian compete at the Tumut Qualifying Carnival held in Tumut on Sunday, 4 December 2016. Benjamin competed in the:- 400m Individual Medley, achieving 2nd Place; 200m Indiidual Medley, achieving 2nd Place; 200m Freestyle, achieving 4th Place; 50m Backstroke, achieving 1st Place; 50m Butterfly, achieving 1st Place; …

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