The Somerset Swim Club provides a fun and happy environment for all to pursue their love of swimming, at whatever the level they aspire. The Club is fortunate to have exceptional facilities, a terrific coaching staff and very supportive families.
Somerset Swim Club is open to both Somerset and non-Somerset families. Members range in age from under five to over 70! The Swim Club is an avenue for swimmers to compete at both intra-club (recreational) and interclub (competitive) meets.
In addition to the Swimming Club, the Somerset Swim Academy provides a strong programme open to the public that caters for all swimmers from Learn to Swim, development of juniors and seniors and Masters swimming.
The Swimming Academy with three heated pools and has a fully qualified and experienced coaching team under Head Coach, Forrest Butcher, including former Olympic Champion, Ashley Callus who leads the High Performance programme.
We welcome you to the club and look forward to meeting you on the pool deck Swim Club Committee
Competitions are graded to allow swimmers to compete at an appropriate level with the view of improving themselves. We’d love you to join the club and invite you to view our handbook in the resources section on this page to view more information.
Somerset had over 30 swimmers competing at the Queensland State Short Course Championships with some outstanding performances. The event was held in Brisbane last weekend from Friday 16 August to Sunday 18 August.
The Somerset Swim Club Presentation evening was held on Saturday 4 May and celebrated all levels of achievement throughout the Swim Club in the 2018/2019 season. With over 120 in attendance, this year was the first night to be held at Somerset, in the Ray Dining room.
Over the Easter School Holidays, the Australian Open and Age Championships were held in Adelaide. This is the elite level of competition for swimming and although Somerset had a couple of athletes who couldn’t attend, our representation by those that attended was excellent.
We welcome new members to the Somerset Swimming Club. At whatever level you aspire to as a swimmer, you will find our Club welcoming and supportive.
Club Nights are held during the first and fourth school terms. Each Club Night provides the opportunity to swim some or all four strokes in the following distances: 25m, 50m and 100m.
During the season there are many meets at which swimmers can compete. External competitions provide a great way for swimmers to gain competitive practice and work towards personal bests.
The Somerset Swim Club is proud of all our swimmers and their achievements. The past 2017-2018 season was another great year for the Swim Club with many highlight. Details of our swimmer's achievements can be found in the Team App. At the Clubs’ presentation evening, the following major awards were presented: