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Swimming

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The GPS Swimming season runs from Friday 31 January until Friday 6 March 2020.

The QGSSSA Swimming season runs from Friday 31January until Wednesday 4 March 2020.

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.

  • 2020 Girls Levy: TBA
  • 2020 Boys Levy: TBA

Dates and Training (2020)

Dates​Swimmers Involved
EventVenue

Sunday 19 –
Tuesday 21 January

​QGSSSA & GPS

Swimming Camp

Runaway Bay Super Sports Centre

Friday 31 January

​QGSSSA

Somerville House Meet

Somerville House Pool 

Friday 7 February

​GPS

St Joseph's Nudgee College Meet

Nudgee College 

Friday 7 February

​QGSSSA

Brisbane Girls Grammar Meet 

Centenary Pool, Spring Hill 

Friday 14 February

GPS

The Southport School Meet 

Brisbane Aquatic Centre, Chandler

​Friday 14 February 

​QGSSSA

St Margaret's/Clayfield College Meet

​Fortitude Valley Pool

Tuesday 18 February

​QGSSSA & GPS

Brisbane State High School Interhouse Carnival

Fortitude Valley Pool

Friday 21 February

​GPS

Anglican Church Grammar School Meet

Brisbane Aquatic Centre, Chandler

Friday 21 February

​QGSSSA

Brisbane State High School Time Trial  

QUT Gardens Point

Friday 28 February

​GPS

Brisbane State High School Meet

Brisbane Aquatic Centre, Chandler

Friday 28 February

​QGSSSA

St Peter's Lutheran College Meet 

St Peter's Lutheran College 

Wednesday 4 March

​QGSSSA

QGSSSA Swimming Championships

Brisbane Aquatic Centre, Chandler

Friday 6 March

​GPS

GPS Swimming Championships

Brisbane Aquatic Centre, Chandler

​Monday 16 March

​QGSSA & GPS

End of Season Awards Presentation

Details to be advised upon commencement of season

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

6:30am – 8:00am

​QUT

Students are to walk to school. A light breakfast will be provided.

Wednesday mornings

6:30am – 8:00am

​QUT

Students are to walk to school. 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)

6:30am – 8:15am

​Yeronga

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

Thursday mornings

(non-compulsory)

6:30am – 8:15am


​Yeronga

​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, 2019.

Season Transport

QGSSSA Swimming 

Non-return charter buses will be provided to Centenary Pool, Valley Pool and to St Peter's Lutheran College.  A return charter bus will take swimmers to and from 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 from Yeronga Park Pool to school on both Tuesday and Thursday mornings. Buses will also be provided for the Nudgee College Meet, 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 06 July 2020
Last updated 06 July 2020