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.
I 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.
Two Somerset Swim Club members have successfully swum their way onto the 2018 Australian Commonwealth Games Team. James Roberts and Ben Treffers joined several other swimmers to represent the Club at trials last month.
The Queensland State Sprint Championships were held this past weekend in Brisbane covering both Saturday 17 and Sunday 18 February. Somerset Swim Club had 29 swimmers compete over the course of the weekend with some very strong results across the board and a few outstanding performances.
Marches and war cries officially opened the morning’s proceedings for the Lower Years Swimming Carnival. Sounds from Years 1 and 2 bellowed across the pool deck on Tuesday 7 November, in preparation for the Inter-house battle.
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 season 2016/2017 was another great year for the Swim Club with many highlights, many of these being listed below. At the Clubs’ presentation evening, the following major awards were presented: