NACSC open water national team of Lucas Bentley (15) & Jack Hanrahan(15) plus NACSC JX open water team of Ethan Bleasdale (12); Bethany Mavin (14); Michael Payne (16) & Monique Wilson (15) will be on Brighton Beach, Adelaide SA over the Australia Day long weekend. The athletes will train on Friday and Saturday with Head Coach, Jackie Barck to acclimatise themselves to the local beach conditions then compete on Sunday in their 5klm or 2.5klm events.
~WE WISH OUR NACSC ATHLETES THE VERY BEST OF GOOD FORTUNE IN THEIR OCEAN SWIMS AND LOOK FORWARD TO SEEING PHOTOGRAPHS & HEARING OF THEIR RESULTS~
GOOD LUCK TO THE FOLLOWING NEPEAN AQUATIC CENTRE SWIM CLUB REPRESENTATIVES WHO WILL BE COMPETING AT THE SYDNEY INTERNATIONAL REGATTA CENTRE (SIRC), PENRITH ON SUNDAY, 9TH DECEMBER IN THE NSW OPEN WATER CHAMPIONSHIPS :-
5KLM AGE CHAMPIONSHIPS
BETHANY MAVIN 14 YEARS
MONIQUE WILSON 15 YEARS
LUCAS BENTLEY 15 YEARS
JACK HANRAHAN 15 YEARS
MICHAEL PAYNE 15 YEARS
The team have been training well together in the specialist distance sessions. They will be striving to achieve medal status in their individual age group and/or national age qualifying times.
JX 11-13YEARS 2.5KLM EVENT
CHLOE KIMMINGS 12 YEARS
ANIQUE PANTAZAKOS 13 YEARS
KIANI SLAUGHTER 12 YEARS
ETHAN BLEASDALE 11 YEARS
JACOB MAMO 13 YEARS
It would be wonderful to see some of the NACSC club members walking along the banks of the regatta centre to wave our banner and cheer the team on – so check your personal calendars and see if you can make yourself available. Our JX competitors set off at 9am and the 5klm events are scheduled to commence from 10.30am….jb
VOLUNTEERS REQUIRED – major fundraising event
Nutrition Station OPEN WATER SWIM - Hosted by Nepean Aquatic Centre Swim Club Inc.
Telopea Target Meet Information
Congratulations to our JX Legend
Congratulations to NACSC representative swimmer, Lauren Wolsey, who has been awarded JX Legend status for 2017/2018. Well earned Lauren.
Note: JX packs have not yet arrived from the Swimming Australia contract agents.
Members will be notified upon delivery and a suitable presentation opportunity scheduled shortly thereafter.
2019 Hancock Prospecting Australian Championships
Date: 07 April 2019 to 12 April 2019
Venue South Australian Aquatic and Leisure Centre,
443 Morphett Rd, Oaklands Park SA 5046
ENTRY DETAILS ARE YET TO BE CONFIRMED
2019 Australian AGE Championships
Date: 15 April 2019 to 22 April 2019
Venue South Australian Aquatic and Leisure Centre,
443 Morphett Rd, Oaklands Park SA 5046
*Qualifying times have been released.
NOTE: Australian AGE Championships will feature and promote
· All Australian Championship Events, including the new Olympic Events – Men’s 800m Freestyle, Women’s 1500m Freestyle and the Mixed Medley Relay
· Differing starting age bands for females and males due to the differences in maturation between genders. The competition age bands will be:
o Females – 13yrs, 14yrs, 15yrs and 16yrs
o Males – 14yrs, 15yrs, 16yrs and 17yrs.
· For 2019 swimmers whose birthday falls between both the Open and Age Championships and are too young for open but too old for age will swim the Open Championships provided they achieve the age QT's. (Male 19/21 Female 17/20).
· Age bands will not change for Multi Class Swimmers
RESULTS - 2018 NACSCI SC Qualifying Meet
It was a brilliant day on Sunday 19th August when we held our annual Short Course event at SOPAC. Many thanks to all the volunteers, helpers, sponsors, coaches and organisers of what ended up a fantastic day. But most of all well done to the Nepean Aquatic Athletes that represented our club so well and shone with their swimming prowess. NACSC had a total of 71 athletes entered over 378 individual entries and 5 x relay teams. We had approx 30 NS for events and thanks to those who pre-advised of non competing for various reasons. Our athletes competed in 315 events and amassed a total of 183 PB's against entered times. Of those 315 events our athletes featured in the Top 10 places 227 times. We led the field against the other 66 Teams participating at our meet, taking home a substantial 86 Medals - 39 x GOLD, 22 x SILVER and 25 x BRONZE. For detailed breakdown please see attached file.
Congratulations and well done to all
Nepean Aquatic Centre SC
NACSC Meet - 19th August - SOPAC
Just a reminder to all that if you have not yet entered our Short Course Qualifying meet on Sunday 19th August you should do so as soon as possible as it is proving popular and the entry limit is getting close
Programme on website and as per link below
MSW SC Qualifying Meet - August 11th
Please note this meet is now closed. However MSW have advised that you may still be able to enter races by emailing direct to Kathy Thompson - firstname.lastname@example.org
Requests should include the following:
She will let each person know if there is spare lanes to enter.
GOOD LUCK TO THE FOLLOWING N.A.C.S.C. REPRESENTATIVES COMPETING AT THE NSW METROPOLITAN SHORT COURSE CHAMPIONSHIPS THIS WEEKEND @ SOPAC :-
Luke Ahern (14); Jordan Amies (13); Jack Benson (16); Nathaniel Brissett (11); Coral Bullard (16); Charlotte Forti (14); Jack Hanrahan (15); Lucienne Heffernan (10); Teagan Hinds (11); Chloe Kimmings (11); Kira McInerney (16); Oliver Nekic (10); Isabella Ryan (22); Abbey Slaughter (17); Kiani Slaughter (11); Ryan Slaughter (14); Oskar Staniucha (15); Arianne Thomas (14) &Lauren Wolsey (16).
CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR NINETEEN (19) REPRESENTATIVES ON ACHIEVING THEIR RESPECTIVE EVENT QUALIFYING TIMES. WE HAVE REPRESENTATIVES IN SEVENTY SEVEN (77) EVENTS OVER THE THREE (3) DAYS. I AM AWARE THAT THERE ARE MANY TOP 10 AND MEDAL POSSIBILITIES AMOUNGST THE TEAM AND ALL GOING TO PLAN, THESE WILL COME TO FRUITION.
ATHLETES ARE REMINDED TO RACE HARD AND DO THE RIGHT THINGS WITH STRETCHING, MASSAGE, RECOVERY, NUTRITION AND HYDRATION OVER THE FINAL FEW DAYS LEADING INTO THE MEET AND DURING THE MEET TO GIVE YOURSELVES EVERY OPPORTUNITY TO EXCELL AND ACHIEVE YOUR INDIVIDUAL GOALS.
I EXPECT OUR SWIMMERS TO BE NOTICED WHEN THEY ARE LEADING OUT IN FRONT AND DISPLAYING THE RACING SKILLS THAT THEY HAVE BEEN PRACTISING IN TRAINING. SITTING TOGETHER AND CHEERING FROM THE STANDS FOR ALL COMPETITORS WOULD BE WELL RECEIVED.
SWIMMERS SHOULD EACH CHECK ON WARM UP ARRANGEMENTS FOR THEIR EVENTS WITH JB PRIOR TO FRIDAY. Note: The timeline has been released by Swimming NSW and is accessible on the swimming nsw website.
SWIMMERS TO PLEASE ENSURE THAT YOU ATTEND WITH THE FOLLOWING GEAR FOR WARM UP :-
· Fins, Skipping Rope & Roller
· Representative NACSC Shirt / Black Shorts or Pants
· Representative NACSC Swimming Cap
· NACSC marshalling bag with a full drink bottle and healthy pre-event snack
I SUGGEST THAT YOU EACH MAKE ARRANGEMENTS TO OBTAIN A SPARE CAP FROM DAVE MCAULEY. I WILL ENDEAVOUR TO TAKE SOME GROUP PHOTOS DURING THE MEET.
ABBEY SLAUGHTER AND I WILL ATTEND THE NSW STS INDUCTION DAY & INITIATION MEETING AT NSWIS ON FRIDAY, 20TH JULY PRIOR TO THE COMMENCEMENT OF THE METROPOLITAN CHAMPIONSHIPS.GOOD LUCK TO ALL …………MAKE YOURSELF PROUD !! ……………jb
1. SMSW National A Squad Selection
Attached is the SMSW National A squad details - list of swimmers, forms to be completed and invitation letter.
Congratulations to the following NACSC representatives:-
NOTE: THE CORRECT DATES FOR THE CAMP ARE FRIDAY 14 – SUNDAY 16 SEPTEMBER 2018
Swimmers should be advised that replies are being taken from Monday July 16 and it is the first 40 replies that will be accepted by MSW for a position on camp.
Message from JB:
CLUB NIGHTS. Welcome to new members. It is great to see attendance has been in excess of 70 swimmers on most evenings. It is great to be at our own home base in the warm – it makes for a pleasant evening of competition.
Parents are requested to kindly assist with timekeeping duties and also making sure that swimmers respect the following rules:-
Attend the Call Room in a timely manner – as per the marshalling board to avoid being withdrawn from any event;
Remain quiet in the Call Room and marshal promptly when called
Lanes 1 & 2 are not open for any recreational swimming nor for warm up / swim down
The rinse off pooldeck showers are not to be used between events. Swimmers are requested to observe restrictions to minimise water waste. Change rooms should be accessed for showering following the conclusion of the final event by each individual swimmer. Personal bags and belongings are not be to left in the changerooms prior to or during club night
Please keep the reception area free of people and bags except to visit the friendly folk at the hotdog and hot chocolate stand.
he reception is staffed and the on duty receptionist holds a responsible position with duties to be performed. The receptionist is available to answer questions in relation to the centre activities and for any purchases by our members or kayak trainers. Otherwise, any interruptions should be minimal. NAC business telephone calls are often received and therefore, noise levels need to be kept to a minimum in this area.
There is no access for NACSC members behind the reception desk.
Dave McCauley will have a table reserved to answer any uniform enquiries from club members and Winter club night fees ($30 per swimmer) can be paid to Rita Hall or Jodie Wilson who will also be located near the reserved table.
$50 lucky numbers have been well received and some members have been very happy to walk away with their winnings ……. Congratulations to our latest three winners :- Isabella Ryan (no. 32) Ashlee & Mackenzie Capili (sharing no. 46) Zac Wallace (no. 14) ……Who will it be next week ??? - Have your $2-00 at the ready – You have to be in it to win it !
Congratulations to our newly voted 2018-2019 Club Captains Jack Hanrahan and Abbey Slaughter. Our Vice Captain is Sarah Keenahan who will be called upon to assist on any occasion where either Club Captain may be unavailable to fulfil their duties. The first duty of the newly elected captains is to plan a Club Captains’ outing ………..so, stay tuned for the invitation to be sent out to all current registered swimming members. Dates and details should be released following an agreement at the June NACSC general meeting.
Looking forward to some excellent racing by our representatives at the Metro South West Championships next weekend following week 6 of club night. There will be some new faces in the team which is great. Swimmers should remember to wear the black cap ; black with teal NACSC shirt & black pants. Swimmers have been requested to confirm their relay team selections by return email to Race Secretary, Simone Brissett to enable alternative swimmers to be notified if they are required. Final relay teams will be posted upon confirmation. Sit together in the stands under the NACSC banner and support everyone as we strive to win the pointscore.
SMSW DEVELOPMENT PLAN AND CALENDAR
The SMSW Development Plan and Calendar 2018 have been finalised and have been posted on NACSC website for reference by members - To locate the MSW development plan and finalised calendar, refer: Development Tab.
CONGRATULATIONS TO THE FOLLOWING NEPEAN AQUATIC CENTRE SWIM CLUB REPRESENTATIVES WHO HAVE BEEN ACKNOWLEDGED FOR THEIR ACHIEVEMENTS IN 2017/2018! UPON DELIVERY FROM SWIMMING AUSTRALIA, THE AWARDS WILL BE PRESENTED TO THE RECIPIENTS AT THE FIRST AVAILABLE CLUB NIGHT OPPORTUNITY
2018 Short Course Qualifying Meet - Sunday 19th August - important information!
SMSW Target and Achievers Squad Selection
SMSW Novice Squad Letter and Swimmers List