Men’s Night Out – Reminder

A reminder that our Men’s Night Out is on tomorrow night at the Drummoyne Sailing Club. It’s a perfect opportunity to welcome our new members and connect with existing members over a drink and a meal:

All members over 18 years of age are welcome. Click “Going” on Facebook or contact Tim Doolan on president@drummoyneswimclub.com.au if you can make it along.

We hope to see many of you there for an enjoyable night.

Club Merchandise

If you’re looking for the perfect gift for Christmas or if you just need new swimmers, look no further than Drummoyne Swimming Club’s merchandise range. From swimmers to backpacks, hats to t-shirts we’ve got what you need to deck yourself out in stylish club threads.

To check out the full merchandise range click here.

If you would like to place a merchandise order email Club Secretary Sophie: secretary@drummoyneswimclub.com.au

Big Handicaps Power Swimmers To Push To The End

It was a sunny morning down on pool deck last Saturday and it was time for the final of the Geoff Roper 200m Freestyle Handicap race.

With an 86 second handicap between lanes 1 and 2 and even more for the other 4 swimmers, it was going to be a tough ask to win from a lane other than 1. Once all swimmers finally entered the water, it was clear it was going to be a close race. Swimmers gave it all they got with all of them swimming the last lap together. Swimmers crept up and it was eventually Samuel Eastwood in lane 1 who took out the trophy! Congratulations Samuel!

It was a fantastic effort from all the finalists and a special shout out goes to Andrew Sharpe who with a 133 second handicap from lane 6, made up massive ground and delivered an incredible swim. Never has it been so close from the most handicapped swimmer!

Congratulations all swimmers!



Kids Squads

Just a reminder that kids squads are on Tuesday and Thursday mornings down at the pool. Squads are coached by life members Lynette Brown and Phil Hayward on Tuesday mornings while former club captain Will Taylor takes the lead on Thursdays.

All junior members of the club are welcome and squads are free – just pay pool entry.

When: Tuesday & Thursday mornings
Time: 5:45am – 7:00am
Where: Drummoyne Swimming Pool – Lanes 1 & 2

A reminder that adult squads are also running on Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays.

For information on squads click here.

This Saturday’s Events

There’s another big morning of swimming coming up this weekend, including a special presentation to the winner of the George Wheaton BBB trophy by the Wheaton family! 

The program for Saturday 24 November 2018 is as follows:

Sprint– 

  • 100m Freestyle Special Events – Week 1
  • 100m Freestyle Handicap
  • 50m, 30m and 20m Freestyle Handicap

This is the first week of a six week series during the season for the 100m Freestyle Special Event trophies, which are awarded to the overall winners  in the following categories:

  • Molly Wark (Girls) U/10 (8 and 9 year olds)
  • Les Henry (Boys) U/10 (8 and 9 year olds)
  • Women’s 35 and Over
  • Men’s 35 and Over

If you are in one of the above age groups and haven’t yet swum a 100m Freestyle, you can swim a 100m Freestyle Time Trial this Saturday and receive 1 point towards the series score.

Trophy Event– Finals for George Wheaton 50m BBB (Handicap). Finalists include:

Sienna LUCASBreaststroke
Ellen FANNINGBreaststroke
James SIMMONSBreaststroke
Cara PARKERBreaststroke
Steve LUCASBreaststroke
Gabrielle PERKINSBackstroke
Bronson RONANButterfly
Ethan PARKERButterfly

Form Stroke– 50m Backstroke Championship
30m and 20m Backstroke Handicap

Long Distance– 400m Freestyle Handicap
200m, 4x30m and 4x20m Freestyle Handicap

Time Trials for each Handicap race event will be available and held after that event.

Your 2018-19 Club Captains

Congratulations to Cara Parker and Joseph Colley on being elected Girls’ and Boys’ Club Captains for the 2018-19 season! 

We thank you for volunteering your time to assist in running the Club on Saturday mornings and look forward to you both leading the Club to victory in this season’s Battle on the Bay Swimming Carnival!

The names, roles and photos of our Club Committee members and Captains can be found here.

Geoff Roper 200m Freestyle Handicap – Final

The results of the final for the Geoff Roper 200m Freestyle Handicap held on 17 November 2018 were as follows:

ID Name Position
1315 Samuel EASTWOOD 1
1191 Matthew SVOBODA 2
850 Andrew SHARPE 3
1242 Lily BOROZAN 4
1027 Gabrielle PERKINS 5
1243 Elise BOROZAN 6

Winner: Samuel EASTWOOD

Men’s Night Out

Following on from the success of the Ladies Night Out, we would like to invite the men of the Club to have a night out too. The night is a perfect opportunity to welcome our new members and connect with existing members over a drink and a meal.

Details:

Date: Wednesday 21st November 2018

Venue: Drummoyne Sailing Club Bistro Area

Time: 7:30pm

All members over 18 years of age are welcome. Contact Tim Doolan on president@drummoyneswimclub.com.au if you can make it along.

We hope to see many of you there for an enjoyable night.

Fees and Trophies

Just a reminder to all members that Club fees need to be paid ASAP. All  members from last season will have received an email with a link to renew their fees. If you didn’t receive the email or are new to the Club and need help with the process please read the joining information here or contact our Club Registrar, Michael Donnellan on registrar@drummoyneswimclub.com.au or mobile 0422 453322.

Also it is essential that any members with Perpetual Trophies from last season return them. If you could bring your trophies to the Club house on Saturday morning that would be greatly appreciated.