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Swimming

​The swimming season commences Term 1 Week 1 to Term 1 Week 6.

MIC

Contact the Swimming Master in Charge if you have any questions.

Uniform

Swimmers must wear the school swimwear and cap, available from the Uniform Shop:

  • boys swimwear
  • girls swimwear
  • swimming cap
  • swimming polo

All swimmers should wear their swimming shirt to each meet.

Levy

The levy covers buses to some meets, training equipment, coach apparel, administration costs, coach gifts, QGSSSA/GPS afternoon tea and trophies.

Boys - $85 (2017)

Girls - $65 (2017)

Dates and Venues (2017)

​Dates​​Event​Venue
​Sunday 17 January​Swimming Camp​Runaway Bay Super Sports Centre
​Friday 27 January​Battle of the Sexes Meet​Musgrave Park Pool
​Friday 3 February​GPS Nudgee College Meet​Nudgee College Pool
​Friday 3 February​QGSSSA Somerville House Meet​Somerville House Pool
​Friday 10 February​GPS Brisbane Boys College School MeetSomerville House Pool
​Friday 10 February​QGSSSA BSHS/Moreton Bay Meet​Moreton Bay College
​Wednesday 15 February​Brisbane State High School Interhouse Carnival​Fortitude Valley Pool
​Friday 17 February​GPS Gregory Terrace Meet​​Centenary Pool, Spring Hill
​Friday 17 February​QGSSSA St Margaret's/CC MeetValley Pool
​Friday 24 February​GPS Brisbane State High School Meet​Brisbane Aquatic Centre, Chandler
​Friday 24 February​QGSSSA St Peter's Lutheran School Meet​St Peter's Lutheran School Pool
​Wednesday 1 March​​QGSSSA Swimming Championships​Brisbane Aquatic Centre, Chandler
​Friday 3 March​GPS Swimming Championships​Brisbane Aquatic Centre, Chandler

The Brisbane State High School Interhouse Carnival and spectating at GPS and QGSSSA Championships are official events counted towards minimum pocket requirements.

Swimming Camp

For information about the Year 7 to 12 boys' and girls' swimming camp held at the Runaway Bay Super Sports Centre before the commencement of the school year, please contact the MIC.

Transport

Boys - A bus will be provided for the Nudgee College and Centenary Pool meets as well as the GPS Championships. Transport to and from all other invitational meets within Brisbane is the responsibility of parents.

Girls - A bus will be provided for the Moreton Bay College Meet (to and from), SPLC Meet (to only), GPS Championships as well as the QGSSSA Championships.  Transport to and from all other invitational meets within Brisbane is the responsibility of parents.

TeamApp

We are using a smartphone app to facilitate easier communication between coaching staff, swimmers and parents. TeamApp is designed for use on smartphones (android and iPhone), iPads and iPods, and can also be viewed online. It is free to download and does not incur a membership fee.

TeamApp keeps member contact details private and students cannot communicate with each other through the app.

To download, go to Team App:

  1. Sign-up using your name, date of birth and email address. You'll be sent an email to confirm your registration.
  2. Search for BSHS Boys Swimming or BSHS Girls Swimming and request access to the group players, coaches, or parents (whichever applies to you).
  3. Once your request is approved you will be able to see news and upcoming BSHS Boys or Girls Swimming events.

Training

Boys - Training begins in Term 1 Week 1

  • When - Tuesday 3.15pm; Wednesday 7.00am (compulsory session), Thursday 3.15pm
  • Where - Musgrave Park Pool
  • Cost - Included in Levy

Girls - Training begins in Term 1 Week 1

  • When - Monday, Tuesday, Thursday 7.00am
  • Where - Musgrave Park Pool
  • Cost - $3 - Monday and Tuesday; Thursday - included in Levy

Wednesday morning (boys) and Thursday morning (girls) sessions are compulsory for all swimmers.  These sessions are followed by a sausage sizzle for all swimmers in attendance.

Note: Students must attend a minimum of 15 training sessions. However swimmers who train with outside clubs must attend at least 5 school training sessions and show written evidence from their club of their regular club training. Students involved in other extra curricular school sporting activities that run concurrently with the swimming season must attend at least 10 training sessions with the swimming team. ​Please advise your MIC or your commitments.

Sub-committee

Meetings are held on a fortnightly basis during the swimming season and occasionally throughout the year. For further information about the sub-committee please contact your swimming MIC.

End of Season Celebration

The combined Swimming Dinner will be held on Wednesday 29 March at the Olympic Taverna, 50 Cansdale Street, Yeronga from 6.00pm - 9.00pm. Tickets are $40 and can be purchased from the school at the B Block Finance Counter by 4.00pm Friday 24 March.