Jessica Thomson (Westhill Academy) and Shannon Crawford (Kemnay Academy) were Garioch’s representatives at the Scottish Schools Swimming Championships at Dollan Aqua Centre, East Kilbride.
A club mini gala was held at Inverurie Swimming Pool giving the up and coming youngsters the chance to shine. The performances were certainly polished, which is a testament to the hard work and coaching that goes on at the lower end of the club. For some of the swimmers it was the first time that they had competed at distances over 50 metres, but they all held their own.
Westhill Swimming Club hosted the 2013 Scottish Amateur Swimming Junior Meet with Garioch being well represented in a variety of age group events. There were a number of excellent swims, not only from the older and more established swimmers, but also by the less experienced competitors.
Five Garioch swimmers left the snow and ice of Inverurie for warmer Barcelona climes to compete in the Catalonian Open.
Garioch’s youngest swimmers were in fine form on Sunday 13th January in the Dyce mini-meet at Northfield swimming pool, taking third place overall out of twenty teams and producing some first class individual performances. It was an excellent team effort, given the relatively small group representing the club, and one that all the swimmers should be proud of. Of particular note were the following: The Dyce Mini's