2017 Tasmania Trip

 

On September 8th this year 17 brave swimmers, two coaches and two team managers flew to Hobart for the 2017 Tasmanian Short Course Championships. All the swimmers had worked very hard to be selected and train in preparation for this competition. The competition ran over a weekend requiring swimmers to remain both physically and mentally focused for the entire two days. The athletes all demonstrated high levels of performance with all our members achieving PB's in at least one event.

A number of swimmers used Tasmania as an extra incentive to develop their capacity. The successes in Hobart proved to be a sign of things to come as four of the swimmers achieved Victorian State sprint and Victorian State Short course qualifying times which they had never done before. Most importantly all swimmers who attended had a wonderful time both in and out of the pool and have said they would definitely take the trip again.

 

New Head Coach

  The Committee and I are thrilled to announce the appointment of Ashley Delaney to the role of Head Coach at Northcote YMCA Swimming Club.  Ashley was previously Head Coach at Ivanhoe Neons Swimming Club and has been looking for an opportunity to lead a club that, in his words, "has the promise to... Read More

2018 Victorian State Sprint Qualifiers

Congratulations to the following swimmers who have qualified for the Victorian State SprintChampionships coming up on 18th - 19th November 2017. All these swimmers have worked very hardboth physically and mentally to achieve the fastest times they possibly could to achieve Read More

Metro All Junior 2016 Meet Report

Metro All Junior 2016 Meet Report The Metro All Juniors have finished off for another year and the Northcote Swimming Club can look back on the 2016 competition with some fantastic swims! Congratulations to Tim Ingram coming first in the boys 14 year old 50 backstroke (30.60 seconds)... Read More

Northcote Represented at Tasmanian Short Course Championships

On Friday September 9th, a team of swimmers travelled by plane to Tasmania to compete in the Tasmanian Short Course Championships. These swimmers had be preparing for this competition over the past 5 months and it was finally time to put all that hard work and commitment to swimming some... Read More

Metro North Age Championships - Meet Report

Long Course season got off to a great start on Sunday with Northcote swimmers representing at Metro North Age Championships. There were a few swimmers at their first external meet, and it was great to see the more experienced swimmers practicing dives alongside them and offering advice and encouragement as they... Read More

Northcote Swimmers Achieve Lifesaving Awards

Northcote Swimmers Achieve Lifesaving Awards During the Term 1 school holidays, the club held a lifesaving program which helped provide swimmers with a wide range of valuable lifesaving techniques and knowledge, with all swimmers achieving a Bronze Star or Bronze Medallion award. The lifesaving course, run... Read More

Success at Metro North All Juniors Heats

Last Saturday, a large group of swimmers represented Northcote at the first stage of the All Junior competition on Saturday. It was great to see some of our newer swimmers representing the club at an external meet, with a lot of PBs being swum on the day. An amazing 12... Read More

Term 1 Holiday Lifesaving Program now available

NSLSC Term 1 2016 Holiday Lifesaving Program We are offering a Lifesaving program for interested swimmers in the upcoming Term 1 school holidays. This program is available for swimmers aged 12 and over and will run in the second week of the school holidays from Tuesday April 5th to... Read More

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