912, 2019

Sydney Swimmers News December Issue

As we're now into December, I thought it was timely to repost this great photo from last summer of Coach Bart and the Victoria Park squad on a Fun Friday session. It definitely feels like summer has arrived early, with all the smoky skies and warm days. A dreadful time for many in NSW with all the bushfires. [...]

110, 2019

Sydney Swimmers News November Issue

The Drummoyne squads are back in full swing and we've had a few swimmers return from winter hibernation to Victoria Park Pool too. Now's the time to get back into it with the warmer weather. It's not long until the Narrabeen ocean swim on Sunday, 2nd November and a favourite for Sydney Swimmers, Balmain on 17th November. The ocean [...]

110, 2019

The Too Cans proved you Can Too!

They did it! The Too Cans (Lizzie, Grant, Kim, Glenda and John) swam the English Channel in 14hrs 34 minutes. The conditions were tough and challenging. The team started their swim at 2.00am and finished later in the day on the 19th September. A spectacular effort, followed by many at home into the early hours of the following morning. They also raised $30,000 [...]

1909, 2019

25m Club!

A huge congratulations to Kenny who recently swam his first 25m. Kenny started classes with us last year, but then took a break earlier this year and returned a few months ago. We're thrilled to see how well he has progressed from Beginner to Beginner 2. We look forward to seeing [...]

1909, 2019

Spring Has Arrived!

As some of you may recall from the last newsletter, I've been away overseas. Winter is normally when I take my holidays and I usually squeeze a swim in. This time I decided to up the ante and took on the Thames Marathon, a 14km swim down the some of the [...]

609, 2019

Treading Water Intensive

Develop your confidence in deepwater, learn how to tread water and become more water safe in our Saturday afternoon class, Treading Water Intensive. Join Instructor Evtim and his 60 minute class, where he will teach you how to tread water with the correct technique. You'll get to hang out in the [...]

509, 2019

SwimFit every Saturday

There's nothing like 'have a chat kick' at the end of a SwimFit session. Run every Saturday morning, this 60 minute session will help you increase your distance, build your speed, get you swim fit as well as help you learn how to use all the swimming equipment and prepare you [...]

509, 2019

Autopay and 2019/2020 Fees

The new fees take effect from this Sunday, 8th September. Go online to MindBody or call the office now on 0431 571 161 if you'd like to purchase a class or lesson pack at the current rates. You'll notice we have introduced an additional function, autopay, to our class packs. This [...]

3008, 2019

Jervis Bay Long Course Weekend!

The  Long Course Weekend Jervis Bay is coming up on 16th-17th November 2019. There's a range of swim events, 4km, 2km and 1km. This has to be one of the most picturesque parts of NSW, perfect for a getaway weekend. If you're keen, we've been offered the discount code: JB19OD10. For more [...]

2908, 2019

Fathers Day Swimwear Sale

With Father's Day just around the corner, we've got the perfect gift idea, a piece of Sydney Swimmers classy swimwear. We've got these swimmers on sale! They'll make the perfect gift for the male swimmer in your life. We've got all sizes. For just $35, (reduced from $60) you get a beautifully made costume [...]

2908, 2019

We’re still swimming at Balmoral!

We all know how cold it has been this winter, yet our Open Water Training swimmers have kept swimming through. Well done everyone! You are absolute stars!! They're taking advantage of the glorious conditions and the water clarity which comes with winter. If you're keen to get the jump on summer and join the group, [...]

208, 2019


At the start of this month I attended the AUSTSWIM state conference with many swim instructors and business owners. These conferences provide a great way for us to keep our skills fresh, share knowledge and connect with others in the industry. Congratulations AUSTSWIM on your 40 years serving the aquatics industry! [...]

108, 2019

Starts & Turns Masterclass

Do you feel like the time has arrived to learn how to dive and tumble turn? In this masterclass you will learn how to use the walls effectively, to start and finish an event to reduce your times. Starts & Turns Masterclass  Date: Saturday, 31st August Time: 3.30pm - 5.00pm Location: Ian Thorpe Aquatic Centre, Ultimo Coach: Mickaela Mate Prerequisite: You must be [...]

108, 2019

Breaststroke Masterclass

Want to learn how to swim breaststroke correctly? This technically challenging stroke is often seen as the easiest stroke to master, but in fact it is the hardest to swim proficiently.  Breaststroke Masterclass  Date: Saturday, 10th August Time: 3.30pm - 5.00pm  Location: Ian Thorpe Aquatic Centre, Ultimo Coach: Mickaela Mate Prerequisite: You must be able to swim 50m freestyle Fee: $50 with multi packs available.  [...]

108, 2019

Advanced Stars!

These pictures show you what determination can do. The photo on the left is Marcella after she'd just swum her first 100m. She wasn't confident when she started but she took it steady and easy, learning it's not all about speed, but rather commitment and belief. She surprised herself and made [...]

108, 2019

More for the 25m Club!

It's great to see so these swimmers persevering through winter to hit their 25m goal. A huge shout out and congratulations to Hemi, Rudolf, Zen and Niko. They've all moved up to Beginner 2. The first 25m is the hardest. The next step is 50m and the Intermediate level. Well done [...]

108, 2019

More for the 50m Club!

A loud, enormous congratulations to Maria, Stewart and Julien on joining the 50m Club. They all recently swam their first 50m proficiently in freestyle. A huge milestone! They've progressed to the Intermediate level and I'm sure we'll see some of them at SwimFit very soon! Such a fantastic effort everyone!!