Latest News 3rd July 2018

Another week in paradise, long may it continue.

The news this week…….

Reminder Long Course Training

Reminder of the opportunity for all Comp and Graded squads to attend long course training at Stirling on 18th August.  The session will run from 4pm until 8 pm.  Land based training and team building followed by 2 hours pool session.  The training will be run with Brian as coach.  A bus will be organised based on the amount of swimmers interested. Please let Susan Johnston know of any interest by texting 07910057538.  Thanks to those who have replied already.  Cost of bus will be sent when final numbers are in.  Closing date of 16th July for anyone interested in attending, thank you.

Summer holiday

Holiday allocation for individual swimmers will soon be available on the club website.  This details holidays as informed via recent campaign to ensure swimmers have enough downtime over summer and to arrange adequate coaching cover.  For those swimmers who were unable to submit holiday dates, dates have been arranged when best coaching cover is available.  If there are any queries regarding the holiday allocation please direct these to Claire Gray on 07866747095.

Many thanks to all who responded to the call for this information, it has proved invaluable in formulating a plan going forward.


Please ensure correct fees are paid for swimmers according to the squad they are swimming in.  As squad moves will be announced in the near future, changes to direct debit will come into effect 1st August 2018.  Thank you in advance.  Fees are as follows:

Comp 3 £60.40/month
Comp 2 £54.10/month
Comp 1 £47.90/month
Graded £44.80/month
Skills 3  £40.60/month
Skills 2  £38.50/month
Skills 1  £29.20/month
Transition £18.80/month.


Graded GYM Sunday 8th July NOW 5-6pm with Comp 2 (NOT 6-7pm)
This is due to the quieter sessions expected during the holiday period as well as due to cover requirements


Good luck to all of the Westies attending the Scottish Summer Meet in Aberdeen between Friday 13th July and Sunday 15th July. We have a massive contingent of 18 swimmers making the trip north which is fantastic. They will be competing in 66 events across the weekend. A big good luck to Carl Barrett, Kirsten Barrett, Kara MacDonald, Niamh Reid, Hannah Thomson, Sam Bisset, Michael Irwin, Bradley McGurk, Sam Millar, Daniel Murray, Nicole Chandler, Jack Jardine, Craig MacDonald, Murrin Markwick, Hamish McFarlane, , Isla Walker, Angus Johnston and Mackenzie Markwick.

And finally……….

No email next week, having a well deserved week off, next email 18th July. Until then…………