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February 10, 2022

Although were are unable to swim in the Navy Pool, there are groups meeting up at Narrow Neck beach for social sea swims. The banter is great and the post-swim coffee is worth the early rise. Come along, link up with a group and jump in the ocean with us. There is a group for most...


Hi members and parents of members, We’d love to see you all at the AGM on Weds, 24th June at 7.15pm. It’s being held upstairs at The Patriot. Come and hear what the latest is on the pool and the club. Have your say, catch up with other members and enjoy nibbles and drinks on ...


Our swimmers have had a rough time of it this year. After months of enduring no swimming at beaches or  pools during the COCVID-19 lockdown period, wider Auckland has been hit with a severe water shortage! Unfortunately that means that until water use restrictions are eased, we are unable to use the Navy Pool. Hang...


Masters – some dates for your diary: North Island Masters Short Course Championships 2019:  Whakatane Masters Club is hosting this event on 20th and 21st September.  The closest motel is One88 on Commerce, located about 200metres from the Aquatic Centre.  Online entries are open on the Swimming NZ website using MyPage.              ...


So the Navy pool is closed for a week –  that’s no excuse to pause your training! Here are some alternatives: Start with my favourite, Birkenhead Pool: 33m, outdoor, heated. Entrance $7.30. Winter opening hours  6am to 10am, then 3.30pm to 7pm Free coaching in one lane Monday and Weds between 06:00 and 08:00 a.m....


We are a small community based swim club situated within the Devonport Naval Base. We currently have a part-time position available for a swim coach / instructor to work with a small team coaching 10-18 year olds and master swimmers. Swim sessions are flexible with 8 hours offered consisting of 2x 1 hour morning sessions...


A date has been set for the The 2019 Cheltenham Swim

 ! It is Saturday, March  9th at 9.30am Unlike the North Head Classic, there is just one course, a 2.2km route from Narrow Neck Beach around the coast to Cheltenham Beach, in front of Balmain Reserve. It’s one of the last races of the...



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