A small team of young swimmers from the Garioch Amateur Swimming Club competed at the Buckie Age Group 24th April to 25th April. The team included William Walker, Victoria Allan, Molly Carlier, Clara Douglas, Matthew Smith, Josephine Laing, Peter Holmes, Hamish Cooper, Findlay Douglas, Nicole Mowat, Haillie Wilson, Hazel Johnston, Jessica Thomson Abbey Freer and Owen Robinson. Although no medals were gained there were some impressive PB’s. Hamish with a 52 sec PB for 400m IM, Peter with a 20 sec PB for 400m IM taking 4th place, Matthew with a 24 and 25 sec PB for 400m IM and 400m free, Nicole with a 22 sec PB for 400m free. All the swimmers achieved PB’s on nearly every stroke so it was a huge success.
Garioch Amateur Swimming Club sent a group of swimmers to the Scottish National Age Group Championships (SNAGS) which were held over four days 8th – 11th April at Tollcross, Glasgow. The team included Andrew Bryce, Thomas Holmes, Alastair Miley, Joseph Miley, Greig Rennie, David Smith, William Walker, Orla Adams, Hannah Craig, Jemma Grant, Emily Jones, Lois Milne, Sarah Smith and Phoebe Whitehead who had all qualified to swim at this prestigious meet. Hamish Cooper, Peter Holmes, Matthew Smith, Nicole Mowat and Haillie Wilson also travelled down to compete in the Relay events.