Swimming

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The swimming and water polo programs are available for students in Years 7-12.  The programs provide a unique opportunity for talented swimmers to effectively combine academic and sporting excellence.

What does the program entail?

  • 4 hours per week developing their skills including pool and fitness sessions.  Included in the 4 hours is the highly regarded Athlete Development Program incorporating a focus on diet, nutrition, sports medicine courses, psychology, recovery and rehabilitation, coaching and refereeing
  • Opportunities to compete in SSWA Competitions such as the Schools Colleges Relays
  • Opportunities to compete in SwimmingWA events
  • Specialised skill development
  • Individual programs for swimmers
  • Interschool water polo competitions
  • Strength and conditioning programs
  • Performance skills
  • Health and fitness management
  • Skills development in both practical and the theoretical aspects of swimming
  • Skill development and expert Water Polo coaching
  • Sport science education including underwater filming and analysis
  • Strength and conditioning instruction
  • Fitness Assessment twice a year in conjunction with Western Australia’s leading University Sports Science Program

What does the program provide?

  • Individual stroke development
  • Video analysis
  • Race preparation
  • Strategies and Tactics of swimming
  • RLSSA Bronze Star and Bronze Medallion training
  • Access to indoor facility for year round training
  • Welfare and academic support for the talented athlete
  • Swimming/water polo specific fitness assessment

What has the Program Achieved?

  • Numerous students have represented Western Australia in the Australian Schools Swimming Championships and Western Australian Water Polo Teams
  • Arafura Games Darwin 2001, 2003, 2007, 2009, numerous medallists, record breakers and the only Australian school to participate in the games
  • A Grade SSWA Championships (The only school East of Perth in A Grade), Top 3 finisher 2007, 2008 & 2009 (10 records broken and numerous individual champions)
  • Numerous State Schools Water Polo championship titles
  • GoldMedallists Schoolsand Colleges Relays

How does the program link to Association/Community/Club Swimming?

All students are expected to participate in club training with their own coaches. This program is designed to complement what is provided at each swimmers individual club training and reinforce and support each student’s individual needs. Underwater footage and biomechanical analysis will be made available to individual club coaches.

Who is the coach?

Gavranich Peter
Peter Gavranich
Swimming Program Coordinator
  • Royal Life Saving Society Australia Aquatic Trainer
  • Bronze Licence Swimming Coach
  • Elite Junior Swimming Squad at Guildford and Kalamunda Districts Swimming Club

College Facilities

The Sports Academy facilities include:

250 seat indoor stadium

250 seat indoor stadium

25m indoor heated pool

25m indoor heated pool

Strength and conditioning centre

Strength and conditioning centre

Seminar room

Seminar room

PLEASE NOTE:

Swimmers/water polo players/triatheletes are welcome from all clubs and are not directed to belong to any particular club.

Water Polo and Triatheletes who wish to improve their swimming ability are encouraged to apply.

How Can I Enrol My Child Into The Swimming Program?

Parents wishing to enrol their child into one of our programs are required to submit an Application for Enrolment.  Please ensure copies of relevant documentation (as listed on the Application for Enrolment) are provided at the time of submission.

Please visit our Enrolment page for further information or to download the Application for Enrolment.

 

Contact Us

Ph:  (08) 9453 0100
Fx:  (08) 9453 1464

Absentees:  (08) 9453 0135
Enrolments:  (08) 9453 0139
Fees & Charges:  (08) 9453 0114

117 Berkshire Rd
Forrestfield  WA  6058

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