2009 Australia Day Annual Carnival – Bexley Swimming Centre

BSC Rockdale Swimming Club Inc will be holding its Australia Day Annual Carnival on Saturday 24th January 2009, in association with Rockdale City Council.

This swim meet offers 50m events in the 8-13 years age groups, which makes it an ideal lead-up to the Speedo Sprint Series.

For a copy of the race program, visit the

BSC Rockdale Swimming Club web site.

Entries close at 5pm on 21st January 2009.

Five Dock Rotary 200m Individual Medley Handicap

The results for the Final of the Five Dock Rotary 200m Individual Medley Handicap, held on 6 December 2008 were as follows:

ID Name Adjusted Qualifying Time
1090 Daniel Corbett 251
884 Craig Gilkes 226
283 Frances Christodoulou 214
202 Evan Christodoulou 190
632 James Simmons 180

Winner: Daniel Corbett

2008 Pacific School Games – Canberra

Congratulations to Bernadette Flannery and Jack Slater for outstanding performances in the 2008 Pacific School Games in Canberra in the week ended 6 December 2008.

Bernadette won a gold medal in the Mixed 200m Medley Relay, a bronze medal in the Girls 50m Breaststroke and finished 4th in the Mixed 200m Freestyle Relay.

Jack shaved one second off his personal best time in the 100m Breaststroke, finishing up a credible 14th against extremely stiff competition.

Geoff Roper 200m Freestyle Handicap

The results for the Final of the Geoff Roper 200m Freestyle Handicap held on 22 November 2008 were as follows:

Member Race Number Name Adjusted Qualifying Time
902 Maddison Tilyard 243
1176 Tim Hay 215
884 Craig Gilkes 194
885 Lucinda Gilkes 185
634 Douglas McFarlane 172
261 Jack Brooks 164
632 James Simmons 153

Winner: Lucinda Gilkes.

Swim Like the Stars!

Do you want to ‘Swim Like the Stars’?

19-23 January 2009 The Southport School, Gold Coast, Qld

Swim Like the Stars‘ is a new, nationally recognised swim camp organised by swimming’s governing body, Swimming Australia.

Swim Like the Stars‘  is the ONLY camp of its kind open to the general public, which is endorsed by Swimming Australia. This pioneering swim camp will feature world class coaching, state of the art facilities, full accommodation, meals and special appearances by Australian Swim Team members.

The 4 day camps is for swimmers aged 12 years or older (as at 1 Jan 2009) and have achieved the minimum performance standards outlined below. This is to ensure the swimmer has the necessary ability to participate in the camp and to assist with training group allocations.

Stroke Time
50 FS 36.00
100 FS 1:19.00
200 FS 2:45.00
400 FS 5:45.00
50 BK 45.00
100 BK 1:32.00
50 BRS 50.00
100 BRS 1:46.00
50 BF 41.00
100 BF 1:35.00
200 IM 3:07.00

For more information, visit Swim Like the Stars or visit www.swimming.org.au