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2406, 2021

Different Strokes Swimming Newsletter June 24th

Heron Island and COVID Updates JUNE 24TH ISSUE Hi Everyone, Unfortunately, as I'm sure you are all aware, Sydney is now under increased COVID-19 restrictions for the next few days. As a result, we are back to wearing masks in the indoor areas of all facilities except when swimming, or teaching. As [...]

2406, 2021

Heron Island Swim – Sydney Swimmers Newsletter June 20th

Back from Heron! JUNE 20th ISSUE We're back from Heron Island! What a sensational trip with a great group, full of fabulous swimming on a quiet Queensland island during Sydney winter. What more could you ask for. We were so lucky during the week there to see such a vast array [...]

605, 2021

NSW Police Swim Test

Did you know we offer NSW Police Swim Test? As an accredited silver AUSTSWIM provider, we are not only authorised to conduct NSW Police Swim Tests, but we can also provide the training required to complete the Aquatic Rescue Sequence. The requirements of the Aquatic Rescue Sequence are as follows: – [...]

2701, 2021

News from Sydney Swimmers

We’re back! We’re happy to announce that we're back with squads and Open Water Training. If you haven't already been this month, we can’t wait to see you and help you look and feel your best! We're here to assist you in getting cracking on some of your 2021 New Year's [...]

1612, 2020

DSS Newsletter – December 15th

    *|MC_PREVIEW_TEXT|*   Newsletters moving to MindBody in 2021 Interview with Pat Christmas Hours Gift Cards Available Online Introductory Ocean Class 2021 Lightning Surf Course January Holiday on the Sapphire Coast View this email in your browser DECEMBER 15TH ISSUE Hi Everyone, As the year is drawing to a close I can't [...]

1612, 2020

SS Newsletter – Summer is Here!

Hi Everyone, A huge congratulations to our swimmer, Kim Cook, who took out 6th place in her category (Solo Female Under 50) of the Sri Chinmoy National Capital Swim (10km) in Canberra on the weekend, swimming without a wetsuit (see photo above!). Apparently the conditions were particularly challenging with many swimmers [...]

1612, 2020

DSS Newsletter November 27th

Hi Everyone, I can feel the pace has picked up as we head towards the end of what has been an unbelievable year. 2020 will definitely be the year to remember, won't it? We're aware many of our swimmers will be in Sydney over the January holiday period, so we have [...]

2011, 2020

It’s Ocean Swimming Time!

Hi Everyone, About this time of the year we would all be starting to focus on which open water events we'd be entering and the training would begin. This year the calendar is sparsely populated with one or two major events and the rest are parked - the impact of COVID. [...]

1611, 2020

DSS December Events

Hi Everyone, The Festive Season is coming up fast; it's only six weeks until Christmas, four weeks until Hanukkah, four weeks until Dhanu Sankranti and six weeks until Geeta Jayanti. I imagine for many these festivals will be treated slightly differently this year, with the current travel restrictions in place. We're [...]

511, 2020

Meet our New Instructors!

Hi Everyone, I'm so delighted to welcome two new instructors to our team - Jelena and Diana. You will see them teaching at the City of Sydney pools and you can find their class details in MindBody. Take a look further down the newsletter to learn a bit more about each of them. Over the coming weeks we will profile each of our instructors [...]

2610, 2020

Squads Regrouping for Summer

Hi Everyone, A huge welcome back to our "comeback" swimmers, David, Barbara, Laura, Victor, Liz, Gabby, Annabella, Sam, Mel, Shayne, Glenda and Paolo. It's great to see you all back at training. A big, warm Sydney Swimmers welcome to our newest swimmers too; Kanya, Vienna, Baiba, Sinclair, Sabine, Matthew and Caitlin. [...]

1510, 2020

New Classes Added!

Hi Everyone, I'm delighted to see so many of you back at classes. We've even had people contact us who attended classes years ago, some back in 2016! Swimmers who want to get their swimming back on track and ready for summer. The increase in new swimmers and those returning to [...]

110, 2020

Squad Training Update

Hi Everyone, It great to see so many swimmers returning to, or embarking on, their squad training journey. As the weather gets warmer and a number of events return, I expect we will see more swimmers gravitate back to training. We continue our vigilance against the Coronavirus to ensure our swimmers, [...]

2909, 2020

Swimming Update!

Hi Everyone, What wonderful weather we're having right now. I just love these spring days, such a perfect time of the year for swimming. I gather I'm not the only one as I see many of our swimmers back at classes or at the pool, which is just fabulous. I'm delighted [...]

1509, 2020

Squad Equipment

We require all swimmers to bring their own squad equipment to Squad and SwimFit sessions. This includes goggles, swimmers, swim cap, towel, flippers, pull-buoy and a kick board if you have one. Please note that while we once occasionally lent equipment, we can no longer do so due to COVID-19 concerns. [...]

1708, 2020

Squads are back!

Hi Everyone, It's great to be back at Victoria Park Pool and training again. I have to admit it is hard after 20 weeks away from a structured squad program, although it has to be said ...it is good to be back in the saddle. I'm super impressed with those who've [...]

1708, 2020

Classes are Back!

Hi Everyone, We're into our second week of classes now at the City of Sydney Pools. I can't tell you how much we enjoy being back teaching and helping non-swimmers become swimmers, and swimmers become even better swimmers. The team and I truly love our work. As in our previous newsletter [...]

607, 2020

Squad Training Update

Hi Everyone, I know some of you are itching to get back into training at the pool, even in winter! It feels like it has been forever, doesn't it. Well it has... sixteen long weeks in fact. We miss you and we can't get back into it! We have been advised [...]

607, 2020

We miss you!

Hi Everyone, Gosh, how the team and I miss you. It's been sixteen long weeks since we were last at the pools teaching swimming! Thankfully this week we started back at Auburn Ruth Everuss Aquatic Centre with Private Lessons on Wednesdays and Thursdays. These will expand into other days and the [...]

306, 2020

Swimming in the time of COVID-19

During this COVID-19 lockdown many swimmers have struggled, very much like fish out of water. The pools were all closed, even those at the ocean. There was a hush on social media when the call went out, “Does anyone know which beaches are open for swimming?” The silence was deafening. Many [...]

106, 2020

Sydney Swimmers May Newsletter

Hi Everyone, It's been a while since we last spoke. I hope you've been keeping well and safe during this strange and surreal period, taking the time to pause and rest during the lockdown. If you have been part of the essential services teams who have been supporting us all, a [...]

1405, 2020

DSS May 2020 Newsletter

Hi Everyone, It has been a while since we last spoke. I hope you're keeping well and safe during these challenging times. If you have been in lockdown like me, you have probably had your ups and downs. I hope you've at least managed to rest and spend time with those [...]

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