Updated training schedules for Easter Holidays and Term 2 are now available and can be accessed under the “resources” tab on our website. Then select subheading “timetables”.
Join us this Thursday at 6pm – Poolside at the Willoughby Leisure Centre, when The Mayor of Willoughby Mayor Gail Giles-Gidney and Coach Paul Hardman will be presenting our new State representatives with their named caps and National uniforms to swimmers who represented Willoughby at The National Open Water Swimming Championships as well as swimmers about to compete at The National Age Swimming Championships in Brisbane from April 16-23.
Official Club Night will be held this Friday – March 31. Warm up is at 6pm, racing commencing at 6.30pm.
Alan and Joevy will be hosting the BBQ for the evening. Thank you Alan and Joevy!
We hope to see as many of you as possible on Friday night for a fun night of racing.
On 5th February, 16 Willoughby swimmers ventured to PLC Aquatic Centre for the SMNE Speedo Sprint Heats. Our swimmers were: Toby Brandon-Cooper, Ruby Fitzgerald, Sienna Fitzgerald, Lauren Gibson, Matilda Hancock, Jett Ho, Millie Hole, Remy Lennon, Angus Miller, Josh Miller, Rachel Montford, Stella Morgan, Bailey Screen, Cooper Screen, Jayden Screen and Henry Whitwell. Well done to you all. Based on results, Remy, Josh, Bailey and Sienna were selected for the SMNE Area team to compete at the Finals on March 12 at SOPAC.
From our first ever participation at NSW Speedo Finals in 2011, SMNE Area has performed well and placed either 2nd or 3rd each year.
In 2017, the SMNE Area Team finished at the top of the point score. This is a fabulous achievement indeed! Remy and Bailey are to be congratulated for their tremendous effort at this event, both boys narrowly missing out on a medal – with 4th placings in the 11 years boys 50 Backstroke and 10 years boys 50 Breaststroke. Congratulations also to Josh and Sienna who also swam well in their finals events.
Congratulations to all of our Willoughby Swim Club 2017 Speedo Sprint swimmers.
For all Speedo sprints heats and finals results, please see our club results page, located under the competition tab of our website.
Our clubs fundraising BBQ will be held this Sunday from 9am-5pm at Bunnings Artarmon. Please contact Marianne Urth if you are able to volunteer to assist with a two-hour shift to help us. This is an important fundraising event for our club, so any help our members are able to offer on the day would be greatly appreciated.
Official Club Night this Friday night (March 3). Warm up at 6pm – racing commences at 6.30pm. Mary Robertson will also be selling some club merchandise at never to be repeated prices – cozzies in smaller sizes, as well as club Jerseys and shorts
Costumes: $5 Shorts: $15 Jerseys: $15
CASH SALES ONLY
Mary will also have club swim caps for sale – $15 ea
Our first club night for 2017 will be held this Friday evening – February 10. Warm up commences at 6pm with racing commencing from 6.30pm. We look forward to seeing as many swimmers there as possible.
Training schedule for term 1 2017 can be downloaded HERE
Congratulations to our 13-18-year-old swimmers who competed at NSW State Age Championships this week at SOPAC. It was a very big week filled with lots of effort from each and every one of our swimmers, resulting in many PB’s and loads of finals and 2017 national qualifying times.
Top 10 placings in NSW for Willoughby achieved by;
Amanda Crowe 7th Girls 16 years 100 Free, 8th Girls 16 50 Free, 5th Girls 200 IM
Marie Doyle 8th Girls 16 years 200 back
Eleni Gorgas 5th Girls 16 400 IM, 5th Girls 16 200 Breast, 7th Girls 16 200 IM, 9th Girls 16 800m Free, 6th Girls 16 200 back
Issabella Stening 8th Girls 17-18 100 Fly, 10th Girls 17-18 200 Fly
Angela Tremain 9th Girls 15 200 Back
Gabriel Lim 8th Boys 13 200 Back, 8th Boys 13 100 Free, 9th Boys 13 50 Free, 7th Boys 13 100 Back
Callum Lowe-Griffiths 9th Boys 17-18 100 Back, 10th Boys 17-18 400 IM, 10th Boys 17-18 200 Free, 6th Boys 17-18 200 Back
Hamish Robertson 10th Boys 13 200 Back
For full results please visit our competition results page
Congratulations to our seven junior swimmers who represented Willoughby at 12 & Under NSW State Age Championships on December 9 & 10, 2016 – Sasha, Angus, Bailey, Josh, Remy, Sam and Santi. You all represented your club exceptionally well and there were lots of PB’s recorded.
Special congratulations to top ten place-getters:
* Bailey Screen 10th in 10 yr boys 100m breast
* Sam Jones 8th in 11 yr boys 50m free
* Remy Lennon, 6th in 10 yr boys 100m back
* Remy Lennon, 6th 10 yr boys 100m fly