Get 50% off Squad Fees

Bring a friend to training who enrols and pays their fees before 12th October, 2015 and you could receive 50% off your November Squad Fees.

Conditions:

  1. The friend must be a new swimmer who has not previously been a member of the squad.
  2. The friend must enrol in the squad, pay their October Squad Fees and pay their Club Membership prior to 12th October, 2015.
  3. The referring swimmer must have enrolled in the squad for October 2015, paid their fees by the due date, paid their club membership and not have a current outstanding balance as at 12th October, 2015.
  4. For a referring family, discounts will be applied to the family member with the lowest fees first.
  5. A single discount is available for each referring swimmer.
  6. Merrylands Swimming Squad reserves the right to end the offer prior to 12th October, 2015.
  7. To claim your discount, you must contact the squad via email prior to 19th October with the details of the swimmer you have referred.

Training Returns to Merrylands

Training will return to Merrylands Swimming Centre on Monday, 28th September, 2015.

Training Fees have increased slightly this season, however swimmers who complete their enrolment forms before Saturday, 26th September* will receive an additional $5 discount per swimmer on their October Fees. The remaining 3 days of Training in September will also be treated as part of October for the purpose of calculating fees. So swimmers who did not train during September may start training as soon as we return to Merrylands without incurring any extra cost. Squad Fees are available on the Fees page.

The provisional Training Schedules are on the Training Schedule page. The Training Schedule will be finalised on September 27th based on the enrolments received. A minimum of 4 swimmers must enrol in any given session for it to go ahead after this date. Some times may change based on the enrolments received.

All swimmers will need to complete enrolment forms for the new season. These forms must be completed online on the Squad Enrolment page.
When completing the enrolment form, you will need to login to the website. If you have forgotten your login details, or have not logged in before, you can retrieve them here.

All squad members must also register as members of Merrylands Amateur Swimming Club for the 2015/2016 swimming season.

Please remember when paying via EFT to use the Reference provided during the enrolment process.

* The additional $5 discount will only apply to swimmers who pay their fees by the due date and do not have a current outstanding balance.

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Winter Training

Training moves to Guildford Pool on Monday, 30th March.

The Draft Training Schedule is now available.

Due to the limited lane space available, there will be changes made to some of the training session times, and there will be no training sessions on Saturday mornings.

All swimmers who intend on training during winter must complete the Training Enrolment Form by Saturday, 28th March so that we can determine at what time sessions will be held.

Swimmers who do not complete this form will not be permitted to commence training without contacting the club's coach, Peter Johnston first. This is so he can determine if there is space available in the swimmer's group.

Session times may change based on the number of enrolments received. Sessions will require a minimum of 4 enrolments to go ahead. The final training times for each group will be published on the Training Schedule page on Sunday, 29th March.

If you will not be training during winter, please let us know as soon as possible by email or SMS.

Training Breaks

The squads will have their annual training breaks at the following times:
  • National Masters Team, Masters Squad, Adult Squad, Teen Squad: 6th April - 19th April
  • All other squads: July*
* There will be separate arrangements for Metropolitan Short Course & State Short Course qualifiers. These will be advised to the swimmers concerned.

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Summer Holiday Training Times

Our last training session for 2014 will be held on Wednesday, 24th December.

The Novice and Junior Squads will start at their usual time of 4:15pm. The Senior & Age Squads will also start at 4:15pm which will enable these squads to finish at 6:00pm.

Training will resume on Saturday, 3rd January, 2015.

Any changes to Training Times during January will be listed on the Training Schedule page here before the end of December.

Our Christmas Party will be held on Saturday, 20th December in conjunction with the Club Races from 7am. All squad members are encouraged to attend for the BBQ breakfast, club races and novelty events. We would love to see you there.

The Coaching Staff hope you have enjoyed the first few months of the Summer Season, have a Merry Christmas and keep training hard as school carnivals and the Merrylands SwimFest approach,

Peter, Rachel, Sarah & Ian

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Training Returns to Merrylands

Training will return to Merrylands Swimming Centre on Monday, 29th September, 2014.

The remaining 2 days of Training in September will be treated as part of October for the purpose of calculating fees. So swimmers who did not train during September may start training as soon as we return to Merrylands without incuring any extra cost.

The provisional October Training Schedules are on the Training Schedule page. The October Training Schedule will be finalised on October 5th based on the enrolments received. A minimum of 4 swimmers must enrol in any given session for it to go ahead after this date. Some times may change based on the enrolments received.

All swimmers will need to complete enrolment forms for the new season. These forms must be completed online on the Squad Enrolment page.
When completing the enrolment form, you will need to login to the website. If you have forgotten your login details, or have not logged in before, you can retrieve them here.

All squad members must also register as members of Merrylands Amateur Swimming Club for the 2014/2015 swimming season.

Some Training Fees have increased slightly this season, however, most have remained unchanged. Squad Fees are available on the Fees page.

Please remember when paying via EFT to use the Reference provided during the enrolment process.

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Winter Training

The club has secured lane space for training while Merrylands is closed for the winter. Most sessions will be held at the Guildford Swimming Centre, with some sessions held at Toongabbie.

Training will commence at Guildford on Monday, 31st March. The Draft Training Schedule is currently available and lists which sessions will be held at which pool.

Due to the limited lane space available, there will be changes made to some of the training session times. There are also some special arrangements for the swimmers competing at the State and National Masters Championships in April.

All swimmers who intend on training during winter must complete the Training Enrolment Form on our website by Saturday, 29th March so that we can determine at what time sessions will be held.

Swimmers who do not complete this form will not be permitted to commence training without contacting the club's coach, Peter Johnston first. This is so he can determine if there is space available in the swimmer's group.

Some session times and locations may change based on the number of enrolments received. The final training times for each group will be published on the Training Schedule page on Sunday, 30th March.

If you will not be training during winter, please let us know as soon as possible by email or SMS.

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  • Training Enrolment Form
  • Training Schedule
  • Summer Holiday Training Times

    Our last training session for 2013 will be held on Tuesday, 24th December.

    The Novice and Junior Squads will start at their usual time (4:30pm & 4:15pm). The Senior & Age Squads will start at 4:15pm and the Masters, Adult and Teen Squads will start at 4:45pm. This will enable these squads to finish at 6:00pm. There will be no Land Training on this date.

    Training will resume on Saturday, 4th January. There will be some training sessions between Christmas and New Year for our State swimmers.

    Training Times during January will be modified to allow us to take advantage of the later closing time of the pool and to avoid some of the heat and crowds if it is hot. Session times are listed on the Training Schedule page here.

    The normal training times will resume on Monday, 3rd February, 2014.

    Our Christmas Party will be held on Saturday, 21st December in conjunction with the Club Races from 7am. All squad members are encouraged to attend for the BBQ breakfast, club races and novelty events. We would love to see you there.

    The Coaching Staff hope you have enjoyed the first few months of the Summer Season, have a Merry Christmas and keep training hard as school carnivals and the Merrylands SwimFest approach,

    Peter, Rachel, Sarah & Ian

    See Also
  • Training Schedule
  • Training Returns to Merrylands

    Training will return to Merrylands Swimming Centre on Tuesday, 1st October, 2013.

    There have been some changes to the Squad Program for this year, the most obvious being changes to some of the groups and their names. There have also been changes to the Information & Conditions for the squads. Information on the Squad Structure can be found on the Squad Structure page.

    In most cases, swimmers have been transitioned to the following groups:

    Old Squad New Squad
    Dolphins Novice Squad
    Swordfish Junior Squad
    Sharks Development Squad
    Junior Squad Age Squad
    Senior Squad Senior Squad
    Masters Squad Masters Squad
    Adult Squad Adult Squad

    The provisional October Training Schedules are on the Training Schedule page. The October Training Schedule will be finalised on September 30th based on the enrolment forms received. A minimum of 4 swimmers must enrol in any given session for it to go ahead. Some times may change based on the enrolments received.

    All swimmers will need to complete enrolment forms for the new season. These forms must be completed online on the Squad Enrolment page.
    When completing the enrolment form, you will need to login to the club website. If you have forgotten your login details, or have not logged in before, you can retrieve them here.

    All squad members must also register as members of Merrylands Amateur Swimming Club for the 2013/2014 swimming season.

    Training Fees have increased slightly this season, however, if you pay your fees via EFT you will receive a discount. Squad Fees are available on the Fees page.

    All swimmers paying via EFT must use the Reference provided during the enrolment process.

    See Also
  • Squad Enrolment
  • Training Schedule
  • Training Fees
  • Squad Structure
  • Winter Training

    The club has secured lane space for training at Guildford Pool while Merrylands is closed for the winter. Training will commence at Guildford on Tuesday, 2nd April.

    Due to limited lane space available at Guildford Pool, there will be changes made to some of the training session times. Please note that during Winter there will also be no sessions on Saturdays.

    Swimmers who intend on training during winter must complete the Winter Training Enrolment Form on our website before Wednesday, 27th March so that we can determine at what time sessions will be held.

    Swimmers who do not complete this form will not be permitted to commence training without contacting the club's coach, Peter Johnston first. This is so he can determine if there is space available in the swimmer's group.

    The training times for each group will be published on the Training Schedule page on Sunday, 31st March.

    If you will not be training at Guildford, please let us know as soon as possible by email or SMS.

    See Also
  • Winter Training Enrolment Form

  • Training Schedule
  • January School Holiday Training Times

    Training recommences on Wednesday, 2nd January, 2013.

    Training sessions during the School Holidays will be held slightly later in the afternoons. If you are going away during the holidays please let us know when you will be away.

    Session times are listed on the Training Schedule page here.

    The normal training times will resume on Saturday, 2nd February, 2013.

    See Also
  • Training Schedule