Issue 17, 2019/2020

Metro South West Area Junior Long Course Championships

We have a strong team of 11 swimmers competing at the MSW Area Junior Championships this weekend. Good luck to all of our swimmers and may the Whale be with you all.

Merrylands SwimFest & Masters Meets – Saturday 22nd February, 2020

Entries for the Merrylands SwimFest and Masters Meets have now closed. Planning of the meets now increases and we appreciate your help on the day for these meets as they are the major meets we hold during the season.

Club Photo – Saturday 21st March, 2020

We are planning to take the club photo on Saturday 21st March, 2020. This will be taken immediately after club races. We ask that you wear your club uniform on the day and we would welcome all club members participating in this event.

Club Uniform

For all club uniform orders visit the online shop.
If you have any questions about club uniform items please see the Property Officer (Margaret Edwards).

Whales Tales Online

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Swimming NSW e-newsletter

Would you like to receive the weekly Swimming NSW Club e-newsletter. This is emailed by Swimming NSW every Friday and provides up-to-date information across the broader swimming community in NSW. To subscribe to the e-newsletter and to read previous editions of the e-newsletter go to the Swimming NSW website.

Technical Officials e-newsletter

Now that we have a large number of accredited technical officials, it is important to stay up-to-date with officials information and swimming rules. Swimming NSW publish a bi-monthly e-newsletter for Technical Officials and this is automatically emailed to all accredited technical officials. If you are not receiving this e-newsletter you can access the editions on the Swimming NSW website.

Swim League 2020

Registrations for Swimming NSW's newest and exciting swimming competition are now open. Swim League 2020 runs from 2nd May 2020 to 30th August 2020 and is open to anyone who would like to compete in a collegiate style competition series. Swimmers participate in teams (not clubs) and compete in 3 – 5 swims per competition. Registrations close on 29th February, 2020. If you would like more information about Swim League 2020 see the Swim League website.

Swimming NSW and ReachOut

Swimming NSW and ReachOut are joining forces to provide swimming communities across NSW with access to practical support, tools and tips to help young people tackle mental health issues. Swimming NSW is also supporting ReachOut’s Laps for Life. This event encourages everyone to swim laps in the month of March to raise money in support of young people when it comes to mental health. If you would like more information about ReachOut or the Laps for Life event see the Swimming NSW website.

Trophy Return

Please return any perpetual trophy’s you have from last season to the club room.

Upcoming Events




MASC 200metre IM (Senior)

Saturday 15th February


MSW Junior Area C/Ships

Saturday 15th February & Sunday 16th February


MASC 400metre Freestyle (Open)

Saturday 22nd February

Thursday 20th February

Merrylands Masters Meet

Saturday 22nd February


Merrylands SwimFest

Saturday 22nd February


MASC 50metre Backstroke

25metre & 200metre (Open)

Saturday 29th February

Thursday 27th February

NSW Speedo Sprint Series Finals

Saturday 29th February


MASC 200metre Freestyle (Senior)

Saturday 7th March

Thursday 5th March

SNSW Junior Metropolitan C/Ships

Saturday 7th March &

Sunday 8th March


SNSW State Open C/Ships

Friday 13th March &

Sunday 15th March


Whales Challenge # 3

Saturday 14th March

Thursday 12th March

MASC 1500metre Freestyle (Open)

Saturday 21st March

Thursday 19th March

MSW Sprint Meet

Saturday 21st March


MASC 400metre Freestyle (Senior))

Saturday 28th March

Thursday 26th March

End of season Breakfast

Saturday 28th March


SNSW Junior State C/Ships

Saturday 28th March &

Sunday 29th March


Club AGM

Monday 25th May


Annual Presentation

Saturday 30th May



We again thank our major sponsors who provide fantastic support to our club. If you know of a business or organisation who may be interested in providing sponsorship or support to our club please let Graham know.

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