GS Aquatics FAQ. Got Questions? We’ve Got Answers!
No, the GS Aquatics Swim Club membership cost pays for your child/ren to race each Tuesday night for the entire season.
All children who attend club nights must have in attendance a parent, responsible for their supervision. If a parent is unable to attend, arrangements must be made for another responsible person to accept the supervision of the child concerned.
GS Aquatics Swim club is all about preparing children for swimming events. It may be a learning curve the first few times, but they quickly get the hang of it and learn by watching the more experienced swimmers.
The swim events are announced by the Club Night MC. The MC calls swimmers to ‘Marshalling’ for each race. Swimmers are to be seated in the grandstand and listen to MC for marshalling calls. Marshalling occurs at the far end of the grandstand (Good Shepherd College end).
The swimmers names will be called for each event and asked to be seated in the marshalling area awaiting their event.
If your children are only racing at club level on a Tuesday night no it is not compulsory for them to wear GS Aquatics Swim Club merchandise. If your children race at external meets for GS Aquatics Swim Club, the club merchandise is the preferred apparel to identify them as a proud GS Aquatics Swim Club member.
Nothing is compulsory (apart from having fun), each member is able to nominate the week prior which events they wish to take part in.
GS Swim Club caters for younger children with 12.5 events. As their confidence and ability increases they can then proceed to 25mtr events.
Nominations are entered through the Swim Central portal on the Swimming QLD website.
Ideally we encourage members to nominate through Swim Central, before ‘Close of Nominations’ each week.
Club night is not compulsory. We love it when our members can swim, however understand they are not always able to make it due to illness, work and family commitments.
In the event of extreme weather conditions such as torrential rain, thunder and/or lightening, club is generally cancelled, however we have created Twitter and Facebook accounts so we can post if club night has been cancelled.
50mtr and 100mtr events have a qualifying time for each of the strokes which need to be met consistently to allow the swimmer to progress to these events.
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Membership to GS Aquatics includes free competitive swimming at every GS Swim Club night and for minimal additional costs the ability to swim at external swim meets with other clubs.
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