SWIMMERS from Guildford and Kalamunda Districts Swimming Club have been training hard over the winter short course season.
They have attended five meets over the season with swimmers winning a huge tally of medals – 95 gold, 85 silver and 73 bronze overall and achieving a 554 personal bests.
The next few weeks are going to be busy for the club; this weekend, swimmers aged 12 and over will be swimming at the State Short Course Championships at HBF Stadium.
The following weekend of September 9-10 will be their annual junior qualifying meet at Darling Range Sports College.
This meet is the major fundraiser for the club, with more than 250 swimmers from around the State coming to compete.
Next on the swimming calendar for the club will be the Junior State Short Course Championships for swimmers aged 12 and under on September 23-24 again at HBF Stadium.
The club has been in the Kalamunda community for more than 50 years, with the head coach Brett Tongue being involved with the club for most of his life – including more than 26 years as a coach.
The club’s ethos is one of a strong family and community involvement and it has seen strong growth in recent years with competitive membership now at more than 200 swimmers.