Winter Swim Club is back!

Some great news for our fitness in a challenging environment!

NSW Health has permitted Drummoyne Swimming Club to resume its Winter Swim Club programme, provided that it maintains strong social-isolation rules.

As all public swimming pools are currently closed, swimming is restricted to large mud puddles in otherwise unused rain-soaked park land.

All puddles will need to be at least 4 meters apart and race distances will be confined to 1.5m a lap.

The winner of the 4 x 1.5m long distance event will be presented with the Geribo Mud Chocolate Cup.

All swimmers will be required to liberally apply full-body sanitiser before each race. We have been kindly donated a large supply of toilet paper to clean up after the meet.

Meets will commence in May once the curve has started to flatten, as it would be foolhardy to start sooner.

We look forward to seeing you there. For all enquiries, please contact Duncan Tryon via email at racesecretary@drummoyneswimclub.com.au

Support the Club’s sponsors!

Drummoyne Swimming Club is extremely fortunate to have the generous support of the local business community, including the sponsors listed below.

Now, more than ever, it’s time for us to reciprocate their generosity by supporting their businesses through the challenging economic times ahead of us all.

While it may be difficult to take advantage of their services in current circumstances, consider ways in which you can support their businesses such as recommendations to friends or advance purchases of vouchers.

Thank you again to all of our sponsors for your kind support and we hope to partner again with you next season.

Drummoyne Swimming Club is proudly sponsored by the following businesses:

Gold Sponsors

The Canada Bay Club in Five Dock has generously donated funds towards the Club’s squad instructors, equipment and essential running costs.

Enjoy a family night out with the best burgers in Australia at Ribs’n’Burgers

Veeva Property Group

The end of year trophies are sponsored by Veeva Property Group.

Silver Sponsors

Enjoy a family night out at Epic Pizza

Business Donors

The following businesses have kindly donated products and services to support the club:

Fred Congdon 50m Butterfly Handicap – Final

The results of the final for the Fred Congdon 50m Butterfly Handicap held on 14 March 2020 were as follows:

ID Name Position
1457 Toby HANSEN 1
1504 Noah HALE 2
1114 Kate SVOBODA 3
1512 Casey VAN LOO 4
1395 Michael KERR 5
1215 Kristen MAGUIRE 5

Winner: Toby HANSEN

 

Tom Williams 50m Freestyle Handicap – Finals

The results of the finals for the Tom Williams 50m Freestyle Handicap held on 29 February 2020 were as follows:

Men’s Final

ID Name Position
1469 Tony VAN SCHAIK 1
1501 Cohen VAN LOO 2
1515 Fletcher WILLIAMS 3
1115 Marcus SVOBODA 4
1486 John NICHOLS 5
1505 Oscar HALE 6
91 Adam CHRISTODOULOU 7

Winner: Tony VAN SCHAIK

 

Women’s Final

ID Name Position
1494 Charlotte ALLAN 1
1309 Ziani VIOLA 2
674 Cara PARKER 3
1143 Eve DOOLAN 4
1211 Mary-Lou DOOLAN 5
1425 Laura TAMBASCO 6

Winner: Charlotte ALLAN

 

Drummoyne Wins 5 Gold Medals in Battle!

Some tremendous individual performances saw Drummoyne Swimming Club swimmers win 5 Age Group Championships at the 2020 Battle on the Bay, together with another seven top 3 positions.

Congratulations to our individual medal winners Andrew Sharpe, Audrey Allan, Christian Taylor, Gabrielle Perkins, Hayden Howard, Isabelle Kerr, Jacob Johnstone, Kellen Parker, Lily Borozan, Mary-Lou Doolan, Skye Lewis, Will Howard and Ziani Viola for their impressive all-round swimming results.

All of our Drummoyne swimmers clubbed together to achieve the second highest point score across the four competing clubs, with the highest average point score going to Leichhardt Swimming Club, crowning them as winners of the 2020 Battle on the Bay Club trophy.

The highlights of the evening were the relay events at the end of the carnival, with Drummoyne dominating in the 11-12 and 13-14 year old mixed 4x50m relays and narrowly missing out by a split second in an exhilarating 10x50m that chopped and changed with every lap!

The full results of the 2020 Battle on the Bay are available here.

A big thank you to Leichhardt Swimming Club for successfully hosting this year’s event with entries for 289 swimmers. It’s gratifying to see the on-going success of the carnival in its 11th year, after it was initiated and first hosted by Drummoyne Swimming Club in 2010.

We look forward to taking up the battle again next year, which Ashfield has tentatively offered to host in their brand new swimming facility, which is currently under construction and due to open in August 2020.