Speedo Sprint Series Entries

Looking for a fun, friendly and fast paced activity this summer?

Come and take part in the 2020 Speedo Sprint Series.

The Speedo Sprint Series caters for girls and boys aged between 8-13 years in 50m Freestyle, Breaststroke, Backstroke and Butterfly events and is a great way to have fun and learn new skills in a friendly environment.

Due to it's timing, the meet, along with the Merrylands SwimFest, also provides good practice for School Swimming Carnivals. All club members aged from 8 to 13 are encouraged to enter.

This year's meet will be held on Saturday, 1st February, 2020 at Blacktown Aquatic Centre.

If you have not attended a meet before and would like some more information or help on entering, just ask one of the Club Committee Members.

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NSW State Age Championships

Merrylands will be represented by 2 swimmers at the NSW State Age Championships which will be held at the Sydney Olympic Park Aquatic Centre from Friday, 13th to Wednesday 18th December, 2019.

Our team consists of:

Vanessa Ozols
  50m Freestyle MC Day 2
  100m Breaststroke MC Day 3
  100m Backstroke MC Day 4
Alison Johnston
  50m Freestyle Day 2


Congratulations to both Vanessa and Alison for qualifying and we wish them well for the meet.

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Training Cancelled - Tuesday, 10th December, 2019

Merrylands Swimming Centre is closed and Swimming Training for all squads for Tuesday, 10th December has been cancelled due to the poor air quality caused by bushfires.

Swimmers who usually attend training for one of these sessions may choose to attend an alternate session, subject to space.

If you would like to attend an alternate session, please email squad@merrylandsasc.asn.au to let us know which session you would like to attend and we will confirm availability.

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Training Update - Bushfire Smoke

Smoke from bushfires is affecting the Sydney area and may impact our ability to hold training sessions.

Please check the website for updates on whether sessions are on before leaving for the pool each day.

If sessions are cancelled, an update will be posted on the website by 3:30pm on that day.

Training Cancelled - Thursday, 5th December, 2019

Swimming Training for all squads for Thursday, 5th December has been cancelled due to the poor air quality caused by bushfires.

Swimmers who usually attend training for one of these sessions may choose to attend an alternate session, subject to space.

If you would like to attend an alternate session, please email squad@merrylandsasc.asn.au to let us know which session you would like to attend and we will confirm availability.

Club Races & Training - Saturday, 7th December

Club Races and Training on Saturday, 7th December are expected to go ahead as planned. Entries close 8pm tonight.

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Training Cancelled - Wednesday Afternoon, Thursday Morning

Swimming Training for all squads at the following times has been cancelled due to the poor air quality caused by bushfires:

  • Wednesday, 4th December, 2019 (afternoon)
  • Thursday, 5th December, 2019 (morning)

Swimmers who usually attend training for one of these sessions may choose to attend an alternate session, subject to space.

If you would like to attend an alternate session, please email squad@merrylandsasc.asn.au to let us know which session you would like to attend and we will confirm availability.

Thursday Afternoon Training - 5th December

Check the website for updates on whether training will be held on Thursday Afternoon. Advice will be provided on the site by 3:30pm.

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Metropolitan Results

Alison Johnston swam a season best time at the NSW Metropolitan Championships yesterday.

Swimming in the Open 50m Freestyle, Alison finished in 28.89, her fastest time so far this season. A great result as she prepares for the State Age Championships in two weeks time.

Congratulations to Alison on her swim.