Welcome to Tawa Swimming Club
16 February 2017
Good luck to our 13 juniors competing in the inaugural All Stars Zone Junior Festival in Wellington this weekend. Our swimmers are Briana Trewern, Joel Florance, Hannah Reid, Lily Thomason, Charlotte Gibbs, Nathan Wong, Angue Mudie, Gavin Moon, Jack Singer, Anna Comeskey, Alex Keegan, Naomi Cooper and Phoebe Riddle.
15 February 2017
Please find the February (2) newsletter here.
24 January 2017
Please find the January/February Club newsletter here.
Congratulations to our 14 medallists, and to a further 15 top 10 place getters, as at the completion of Swimming Wellington Summer Championships! Tawa holds 40 medals, with 14 Golds spread across 7 different medallists. Congratulations to Jenna Rolston-Larking setting a new Wellington Record for 12 years 100 Fly, swimming next to Olympian Helena Gasson. Jenna swam a 1.07.08 on Monday morning in preliminaries. Congrats also to Chelsea Parker and Joel Crampton - their selection in the All Stars Zonal 15 and Under team competing in Auckland on 11 February was announced on Monday morning.
Top 10 place getters (those who are not also medallists) include Max Wong, Nathan Wong, Alexander Keegan, Tyler Florance, Shavendra Somaweera, Naomi Cooper, Wynter Tickle, Gavin Moon, Joshua Keegan, Ruby Hikuroa, Amy Teekman, Lily-Anne Meyler, Cerys Lewis, Lucy Singer, Jack Singer.
20 January 2017
Good luck to our 44 swimmers competing at Swimming Wellington Summer Championships this long weekend!
15 January 2017
Happy New Year! Junior and Senior camps are in their last day today. This coming week, Future Stars and up are mostly back to the regular timetable. Remember this Friday (20/01) and Saturday (21/01) are training blackouts for Wellington Summer Champs.
22 December 2016
SW Summer Champs merchandise, early bird rates close 11 January. SW Summer Champs entries, closing date 15 January.
Have a great Christmas and New Year break!
15 December 2016
BBQ and Pool Fun night tonight 6.15pm-7.30pm. All members welcome. $1 per sausage.
Congratulations to our Club members who were recognised at the annual Swimming Wellington Awards ceremony in November – Mary Fisher (Billie Fitzsimmons Trophy, Swimmer of the Year, Swimmer with a Disability), Andrew Evans (Volunteer Coach of the Year) and Veronica Gould (Honours Award). Fantastic work, and recognition for it. A full awards list is available here https://wellington.swimming.org.nz/article.php?group_id=1361
December Club newsletter
15 November 2016
All training tonight is cancelled - the driving conditions are dangerous. Please stay home and pass the message to other swimmers.
14 November 2016
Tawa Pool is open today, following the earthquake last night. Training is as usual this evening.
13 November 2016
Good luck to the more than 60 Tawa swimmers at the Gold Coast meet at Tawa Pool tonight! Lots of chocolate to be consumed with PBs. Here is the November Club newsletter.
16 October 2016
Congratulations to Joel Crampton on his medal swim at NZ Short Course Championships during the school holdiays. Joel achieved a Bronze in 200Fly. Many of our other swimmers recorded excellent swims too with lots of PBs.
Labour Weekend - There is no swimming on Saturday or Monday.
October Club newsletter.
26 September 2016
Good luck to our team of 12 swimmers heading to Auckland next week (2-6 October) to compete in the New Zealand Short Course Championships! We are proud of your efforts and know you will represent us well. Our swimmers are Joel, Justin, Sarah, Katie H, Cerys, Lachlan, Chelsea, Louis, Shavendra, Katie T, Danika and Elisia.
School holiday timetable: No swimming for Club Night/Afternoon sessions or Rebels/Vipers.Training recommences Monday 10 October.
Future Stars, Rising Stars, Junior Development, Development and Performance squads have training during the first week of school holidays, then a 2-week training blackout. Training recommences Monday 17 October.
Wow! Go Mary! From NZ Herald, 10 Sept - Vision impaired swimmer Mary Fisher led the way for New Zealand, not only winning gold in the women's 100m backstroke S11 but also doing it in a world record time of 1:17.96m, winning by more than two seconds.
September Club newsletter.
Swimming Wellington has released the 2017 Calendar, availble on the Meet Information page.
Congratulations, and thanks for all your efforts, our 2 new Regional Inspectors of Turns (IOTs) - Chris Gianos and Clyde Rolston - and new National IOT Greg Cooper. Chris, Clyde and Greg were assessed for these qualifications at the recent SW Wellington Winter Champs. Thanks also to Hugh Allan, who supports and mentors our Technical Officials.
Wellington Winter Champs
Medal table at completion of 6 sessions. Tawa placed 5th overall and 5th in 12&Under. Congratulations to all our medal winners! And well done to all the swimmers who PB'd too.
|Joel Crampton||14yrs 200Back
|Elisia Wong||13yrs 200Breast||
|Shavendra Somaweera||16-17yrs 200Breast||16-17yrs 100Breast||2|
|Matthew Cooper||12yrs 100IM
|Renee Luo||12yrs 50Breast||1|
|Danika Viskovic||12-13yrs 400IM
|Chelsea Parker||15yrs 50Breast