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Swimming

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The GPS Swimming season runs from Friday 29 January until Friday 5 March 2021.

The QGSSSA Swimming season runs from Friday 29 January until Wednesday 3 March 2021.

Compulsory registration and consent

Parents and guardians are required to complete the online registration and consent for their child via the school website.

Please complete the online web form including each sport that your child may undertake for the year. The web form generates a school consent form which is to be completed, signed and placed in the tray on the counter in the Extra-Curricular Office in D101.

Team App for coaches, swimmers and parents

State High Swimming is using a smartphone app as the main means of communication between coaching staff, swimmers and parents.

Team App keeps member contact details private and no members can communicate with each other through the app.

To download, go to https://teamapp.com/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' or and request access to the group which applies to you.
  3. Once your request is approved, you will be able to see news and upcoming BSHS Girls or Boys Swimming events on your device or by checking your emails.
  4. Please note that turning on push notifications on the app allows you not to miss important posts as they are made, however, this can be switched off at any time.

Levy

Swimmer must pay an annual levy for buses to some meets, training equipment, administration costs, coach gifts, QGSSSA/GPS catering, awards dinner trophies and prizes.

  • 2021 Girls Levy: $TBA
  • 2021 Boys Levy: $175

Dates and training (2021)

Dates​Swimmers Involved
EventVenue

Sunday 17 –
Tuesday 19 January

​QGSSSA & GPS

Swimming Camp

Runaway Bay Super Sports Centre

Friday 29 January

​QGSSSA

Brisbane State High School 

Musgrave Park Pool

Friday 29 January

​GPS

Anglican Church Grammar School Meet

Churchie  

Friday  5 February

​QGSSSA

Moreton Bay College

MBC

Friday  5 February
GPS ​TBA
​TBA

Friday 12 February

QGSSSA 

All Hallows

Musgrave Park Pool 

​Friday 12 February 

GPS 

Ipswich Grammar School

Ipswich Grammar School

Wednesday 17 February

​QGSSSA & GPS

Brisbane State High School Interhouse Carnival

Musgrave Park Pool

Friday 19 February

QGSSSA

Brisbane State High School 
Musgrave Park Pool

Friday 19 February

GPS

Anglican Church Grammar School Meet
Brisbane Aquatic Centre, Chandler

Friday 26 February

​QGSSSA

St Peters Lutheran College

St Peters Lutheran College

Friday 26 February

​GPS

Brisbane State High School

Brisbane Aquatic Centre, Chandler

Wednesday 3 March

​QGSSSA

QGSSSA Swimming Championships

Brisbane Aquatic Centre, Chandler

Friday 5 March

​GPS

GPS Swimming Championships

Brisbane Aquatic Centre, Chandler

Please refer to Sport this Week for up-to-date information on times and venues.

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

Training

QGSSSA Swimming

​Day / Time
Venue
​Transport / Notes

Monday mornings

(non-compulsory)

7:00am – 8:15am

Musgrave Park Pool

Swimmers are required to pay $3.50 & sign the attendance list near the entry of the pool.  

Wednesday mornings

(compulsory)

7:00am – 8:15am

Musgrave Park Pool 

 Swimmers are required to sign the attendance list near the entry of the pool. A light breakfast will be provided.

Please refer to Team App for communication regarding Swimming training.

GPS Swimming

​Day / Time
Venue
Transport / Notes

Tuesday mornings
(compulsory)

7:00am – 8:15am

Musgrave Park Pool 

Swimmers are expected to sign the attendance list at the counter on arrival at the pool. Breakfast will be provided at school.

Thursday mornings

(non-compulsory)

7:00am – 8:15am

Musgrave Park Pool 

​Swimmers are expected to sign the attendance list at the counter on arrival at the pool. 

Please refer to Team App for communication regarding Swimming training.

Swimming Camp

A charter bus will transport swimmers and staff to and from the camp departing and returning to Edmondstone Street school gate. For information about the Year 7 to 12 boys and girls Swimming Camp held at the Runaway Bay Super Sports Centre, please contact the Extra-Curricular Office on (07) 3291 4235 between 8:00am and 4:00pm before of the end of Term 4, 2021.

Season transport

QGSSSA Swimming 

Non-return charter buses will be provided to St Peter's Lutheran College.  A return charter bus will take swimmers to and from the Moreton Bay Meet, the GPS Championships as well as the QGSSSA Championships. Transport to and from all other meets within Brisbane is the responsibility of parents and guardians.

GPS Swimming

A charter bus will be provided for the Anglican Church Grammar School & Ipswich Grammar School meets, GPS Championships and QGSSSA Championships. Transport to and from all other invitational meets within Brisbane is the responsibility of parents and guardians.

Uniform

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

All swimmers should wear their swimming polo shirt to and from each meet.

Volunteers

Swimming is run by volunteers. To help with set up, training, BBQs or coaching, please contact the Master in Charge.

End of season awards presentation

A combined end of season presentation dinner is held for QGSSSA and GPS Swimming. Details regarding confirmed venue and ticket availability will be advised once the season begins. Tickets are sold at the B Block Finance Counter and must be purchased by the closing date to enable catering numbers to be finalised. Once ticket sales are closed no further tickets will be available for purchase.

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Last reviewed 23 February 2021
Last updated 23 February 2021