The Connacht short course swimming championships took place on the 4th and 5th November with G.S.C swimmers having an fantastic weekend achieving multiple personal best times and amassing an impressive 56 podium finishes.
GSC’s younger generation swimmers made a BIG splash at their first Development (B/C) Graded meet of the season hosted by Tuam SC on Saturday 28th October, achieving multiple personal best swims, podium finishes and “A” Grade times.
This year’s SWIMMER OF THE YEAR awards will be held in the GALWAY BAY HOTEL on November 17th at 7.30pm. Party food will be served and ALL Galway SC members (and their families) are welcome to attend this night in recognition of the achievements of our swimmers throughout the year
We are proud to present this season’s Galway Swimming Club’s Team Captains,
Joseph Doorly and Isabelle Gibbs
Dinner ideas for young competitive swimmers May 11, 2016 Swim Parents To keep finding dinner ideas to help support young swimmers can be difficult. Also, what sort of dinner your child needs will largely...
To keep coming up with healthy lunchbox ideas for kids everyday is difficult enough, but when your children are competitive swimmers you add a new dimension to the problem.
One thing swim parents soon learn to live with is higher shopping bills. Swimmers are renowned for having huge appetites. A good breakfast will set them up for the day, so what you need are a few breakfast ideas for your young swimmers
Following our recent A.G.M. there has been some new members on your committee, here’s the full list of your committee together with their phone numbers and emails.
Ask any parent of a teenager and they probably have a colourful story of just what happens to the fridge when their sons and daughters arrive home from a hard day at school. Perhaps they have been asked to pack more into the lunchbox, or they notice the sly bowl of cereal consumed after dinner. Add to that the considerable load that many adolescents are put under in organised sport, and you can see that it can be quite a job to fuel a teenager, let alone a teenage athlete……..
We know that nutrition plays a critical role in performance in the pool, just as important a factor as your sleeping habits. If you consider yourself as the finely tuned machine that you are then you know that putting low grade fuel into a high performance machine means you are short-changing your potential.
Click on the link to see the full list of results for all the swimmers that took part in the Minor Schools Gala 2017 which took place recently in Athlone. Well done to all involved.
Don’t forget that the clocks FALL BACK by one hour this Saturday (Yippee)
We would like to welcome and thank Fiona Silke who has taken over the role and responsibility of the PIA. Fiona can be contacted at 087 917 46 52
Galway Swimming Club are delighted to host another OPEN assessment / trials on November 4th 2017 between 1.30pm-2.30pm in Kingfisher Club, NUIG. These trials are free to everyone, simply email the name, date of brith and standard of swimming achieved by the child to be assessed to firstname.lastname@example.org