Busy start to swim season

WINGHAM Swimming Club 2013/14 season has so far been one of busy, busy activities.

Prior to Christmas the annual Wingham Pool Pride relay was held in true festive spirit.

At the end of the mayhem Wingham Rural Fire Service emerged the winners with bragging rights for the next 12 months.

Wingham Beefeaters ate up the competition to lift the intermediate trophy, Taj and Tallulah Greaves, Jordanna and Shyanna Wardrop.

The man in the red suit capped off a great night. Rumour has it second clubs are in training for this years event.

The appointment by the YMCA of swimming coaches Jeremy and Stacey Wardrop has seen tremendous improvement in the swimmers who have utilised this service with several swimmers obtaining success at both Swimming North Coast and Regional Country carnivals.

Shyanna Wardrop and Jordan Moscatt have qualified to represent Wingham Swimming Club at the State Age Championships to be swum at Sydney Olympic Park on January 17. Swimmers are reminded that nominations are due for the Speedo Sprints Series at Kempsey and qualifying carnival at Wauchope on February 1 and 8 respectively. The Gloucester Development Carnival is also a great day out which over the years has proved to be successful for Wingham Swimmers.

Wingham swimming club members await marshalling for their events at the club night. New members are more than welcome to come and join in the fun atmosphere at the club nights

Wingham swimming club members await marshalling for their events at the club night. New members are more than welcome to come and join in the fun atmosphere at the club nights

Left to right Wingham Swimming Club members Jordan Moscatt and Shyanna Wardrop have qualified for the 10 y/o 50m freestyle and the u/12 freestyle respectively NSW State Age Championships to be held at the Sydney Olympic Park Aquatic Centre.

Left to right Wingham Swimming Club members Jordan Moscatt and Shyanna Wardrop have qualified for the 10 y/o 50m freestyle and the u/12 freestyle respectively NSW State Age Championships to be held at the Sydney Olympic Park Aquatic Centre.

Back row left to right Taj Greaves, Jordanna Wardrop, Shyanna Wardrop, Tallulah Greaves (second 800m free regional champs). Front row Isabella Deas, Jordan Moscatt and Nathaniel Deas all successful Wingham swimmers at recent carnivals.

Back row left to right Taj Greaves, Jordanna Wardrop, Shyanna Wardrop, Tallulah Greaves (second 800m free regional champs). Front row Isabella Deas, Jordan Moscatt and Nathaniel Deas all successful Wingham swimmers at recent carnivals.