2019 – 2020 Sign-On

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Awards Structure Review

A significant review of the club’s awards structure was conducted throughout winter to ensure that it is inclusive and recognises both participation and performance. Changes include: (a) awarding towels throughout the season (improvement award); (b) awarding Age Champion for performance over all championships; (c) introducing another Coaches award (participation); (d) breaking up the sprint championships Read More …

Keeping High School Aged Swimmers Involved

As a part of our Strategic Plan a sub-committee was established last season to develop strategies for “retaining high school aged swimmers”.  The Management Committee has considered the recommendations of the sub-committee and has worked throughout the winter to begin to implement positive change. The most obvious change is to the squads.  The Competition Squad Read More …

Most recently refurbished pool in Bracken Ridge!

The club with the assistance of Federal, State and Local Government has been able to invest significantly in the facility.   These improvements over the last  twenty-four (24) months have included: new lights; gas heaters; pool blankets; total refurbishment of the change rooms; competition lane ropes; repainting of the buildings;  and a complete refurbishment of both Read More …

New Timing Equipment

The club has invested $7,000 in Dolphin Semi-Automated Timing equipment during winter ready for use this season.  This equipment will provide more accurate times and reduce the number of volunteers required to run each meet.  It also familiarises families with the very equipment used at many meets conducted throughout the year. Members will be fully Read More …

Season 2019 -2020

Spring has sprung, so it’s time to get your togs on! First up, I am pleased to introduce your Club Management Committee for the 2019/20 season: President – Darryl Conroy (Swim School) Vice-President – Damian Campbell (Revenue and Development) Secretary – Donna Brown Treasurer – Andrew McDonald Management Members – Abby Harvey (Retail), Megan Kay Read More …