Scottish Figure Competition – 23 March 2019

The club took 17 age group swimmers to the Scottish Figure Competition on Saturday in the RCP in Edinburgh. We entered technical routines for the first time in a long while, and there was a technical team section for the first time ever.

The 12&unders, 13-15s and Juniors took part in individual figure / element sections and the Juniors also competed in the open technical routines. Continue reading

Club Figure Competition 2019

We had another great Club Figure Competition, with almost all members of the club competing. We are also very grateful to all our volunteers from the club who took up roles as clerks, scorers and Team Managers, and to our guest judges, Irene and Linda, for helping ensure another successful event. Continue reading

Swim England National Age Groups 2019

Following the change in the synchro calendar the Swim England NAGs 2019 were held just over three months after the 2018 competition. In 2018 Edinburgh swimmers were part of a Synchro Caledonia team that competed. This year Synchro Caledonia is focused on skills days so Edinburgh took a team to the competition in Manchester instead. Continue reading

Figure grade assessment day February 2019

Edinburgh Synchro sent 18 swimmers to the first Figure grade assessment day of 2019 and they all performed really well. Congratulations to the 15 swimmers who passed:

Grade One – Lois, Nicole and Orla
Grade Two – Shonagh
Grade Three – Ellie, Madeline, Olivia, Rose F and Rose M
Grade Four – Anya and Mae (Mae passed with a Silver)
Grade Five – Baylee, Freya, Jessie and Kiku

Thanks to all the judges and officials who gave up their time to put on the assessment day.

Paul made Life Member of the club

At the AGM it was announced that Paul Bannon was to be made a Life Member of the club for his tireless work over the last ten years. Claire caught up with Paul on Wednesday to present him with a quaich to commemorate the event. Congratulations Paul and thank you for all you have done for the club.