Busy time ahead for young swim­mers

Hills Gazette (Kalamunda) - - SPORT -

SWIM­MERS from Guild­ford and Kalamunda Dis­tricts Swim­ming Club have been train­ing hard over the win­ter short course season.

They have at­tended five meets over the season with swim­mers win­ning a huge tally of medals – 95 gold, 85 sil­ver and 73 bronze over­all and achiev­ing a 554 per­sonal bests.

The next few weeks are go­ing to be busy for the club; this week­end, swim­mers aged 12 and over swim at the State Short Course Cham­pi­onships at HBF Sta­dium.

The fol­low­ing week­end is their an­nual ju­nior qual­i­fy­ing meet at Dar­ling Range Sports Col­lege.

Next on the swim­ming cal­en­dar for the club will be the Ju­nior State Short Course Cham­pi­onships for swim­mers aged 12 and un­der on Septem­ber 23-24 again at HBF Sta­dium.

The club has been in the Kalamunda community for more than 50 years, with the head coach Brett Tongue be­ing in­volved with the club for most of his life – in­clud­ing more than 26 years as a coach.

The club’s ethos is one of a strong fam­ily and community in­volve­ment and it has seen strong growth in re­cent years with com­pet­i­tive mem­ber­ship now at more than 200 swim­mers.

Mem­bers of the suc­cess­ful club.

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