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Interdistrict squad claims third place overall (28/02/2016)

Swimmers from Central Victoria have put their talent on display in Melbourne finishing in third place in the Swimming Victoria Country Interdistrict Competition. This result was an improvement ovedr last year's result for Central Victoria Swimming at the annual competition for country Victoria’s best swimmers held at the Melbourne Sports and Aquatic Centre.

Pitted against the best swimmers across regional Victoria the representative squad of forty-two did the District proud with stellar performances in Freestyle, Backstroke, Breaststroke and Butterfly as well as Freestyle and Medley relays.

Standout swimmers for the Central Victoria squad were Bendigo East’s brother and sister combination of Cameron Jordan and Kate Jordan. Both won Gold in the Breaststroke events while Kangaroo Flat’s Sebastian Wood won Gold in the Backstroke and Silver in the Butterfly.

Other place getters in the individual events were Bendigo East’s Matthew Baxter and Halena Morgan with Silver in the 11-12 year old Breaststroke, Bailey Harriden Bronze in the 15-16 Freestyle, Layla Day Silver in the 11-12 Backstroke and Bronze in the Butterfly, Emily Evans Bronze in the 13-14 Freestyle and Backstoke, James Kealy Silver in the 11-12 Freestyle and Backstroke. Echuca’s Nash Ramage won Silver in the 10/under Butterfly and Bronze in the Breaststroke, Bernard Uys Bronze in the 13-14 Freestyle and South Gisborne’s Darcy Smith Bronze in the 10/under Freestyle and Breaststroke.

The excitement of the relays also delivered success with the 13-14 Boys Medley which featured Bendigo East’s Harry Downing and Cameron Jordan, Echuca’s Bernard Uys and Kangaroo Flat’s Sebastian Wood teaming up to win Gold. South Gisborne’s Zac McCormick was added to the team for the 13-14 Boys Freestyle Relay to claim Silver. Joining in the celebrations the 15-16 Girls Medley relay claimed Bronze with Gisborne Thunder’s Brooke Williams, Bendigo East’s Emma Hindson and Bendigo Hawks Grace Beckmans and Alia Melgin-Hill teaming up. The 10/under boys Freestyle relay of Bendigo Hawks Jordy Martin, Bendigo East’s Lincoln McKern, Gisborne Thunder’s Campbell Baker and Echuca’s Nash Ramage claimed Bronze.

The 10/under girls Freestyle and Medley relay team of Bendigo East’s Ella Downing and Somaiya Harriden, Castlemaine’s Claire Hamilton and South Gisborne’s Darcy Smith claimed Silver in both events. Bronze was the reward for the Girls 11-12 Medley relay team of East’s Layla Day, Halena Morgan joined with Gisborne Thunder’s Izabella Crawford and Echuca’s Maia Uys.

The Open 4 x 100 metre Medley relays also enjoyed success. The Mens team of Bendigo East’s Bailey Harriden, Cameron Jordan, Torsten Lau and Kangaroo Flat’s Sebastian Wood claimed a Bronze. The Freestyle relay team was also successful. With Echuca’s Bernard Uys in the team a Bronze medal was the prize. The Womens team of Bendigo East’s Layla Day, Emily Evans and Kate Jordan, joined by Gisborne Thunder’s Emma Pendlebury, claimed Silver. With the inclusion of Gisborne Thunder’s Laura O’Meara the Women's Freestyle team replicated the Medley team's success with second place and a Silver medal.

The District’s swimmers will again be willing to put their skill on show at his weekend’s Central District Championships held on Sunday 6th March at the Bendigo East Pool starting at 10am.


Juniors excel at Country 7-10 Comp (07/11/2015)

For the fifth straight year the young swimmers from Central Victoria have put their talent on display in Melbourne finishing in second place in the Swimming Victoria Country 7-10 Encouragement Competition. For many of the swimmers it was the first time that they have had a chance to perform on the big stage at the Melbourne Sports and Aquatic Centre.

Pitted against the best 7 to 10 years old across regional Victoria the representative squad of 37 did the District proud with stellar performances in Freestyle, Backstroke, Breaststroke and Butterfly as well as Freestyle and Medley relays.

Standout swimmers amongst the boys for the Central Victoria squad were Echuca’s Nash Ramage and Angus Watson. Nine year old Nash won Gold in the Backstroke, Breaststroke and Freestyle and Silver in the Butterfly while seven year old Angus tokk the Gold in Backstroke and Freestyle and the Silver in the Breaststroke.

Amongst the girls Bendigo East swimmers Lily-May Kirby and Lacey Wilkie stood out with eight year old Lily-May winning Gold in Freestyle, Silver in Butterfly and Bronze in Backstroke. Club mate seven year old Lacey took home the Silver in Backstroke and Freestyle.

Other standout performances were by Bendigo East’s Aimee McMahon winning the ten year old girls Butterfly, Echuca’s Milly Ross finishing third in the nine year old girls Breaststroke with South Gisborne’s Darcy Smith also third in the ten year old Freestyle.

The excitement of the relays also finished in success with the ten year old girls freestyle relay which featured Maryborough’s Emmerson Wood, Bendigo East’s Somaiya Harriden and Ella Downing and South Gisborne's Darcy Smith teaming up to win Silver. Joining in the celebrations the nine year old Girls freestyle relay claimed Bronze with Echuca’s Emma Judd and Milly Ross teaming up with Castlemaine’s Megan Wilson and Gisborne Thunder’s Kiera Cooper. The eight year old girls freestyle relay team of Lily-May Kirby, Mia O’Keefe, Charlotte Matthews and Trea Harkin stood on the podium for a well deserved Silver medal. The nine year old boys freestyle relay featuring East’s Hunter Boswell and Jedd O’Keefe joined Echuca’s Branden Batey and Nash Ramage claimed second place.

In the Medley relays the ten year old girls finished third with East’s Claudia Mountjoy and Ella Downing teaming with Maryborough’s Emmerson Wood and South Gisborne’s Darcy Smith. Once again the nine year old boys team of Boswell, O' Kkeefe and Batey and Ramage claimed Silver. In the final relay the Mixed seven and eight year old Medley relay the team of Lily-May Kirby, Angus Watson, Charlotte Matthews and Dempsey Smith put in a very strong performance to finish in the Bronze medal position and herald the coming of yet another outstanding performance in 2016.

The squad's Head Coach, Geoff Smalley of South Gisborne, guided the swimmers in the pool while Nicole Judd of Echuca and Kris Ellery of Bendigo East provided him with tremendous support as Team Managers. All agreed that the performances of their young charges in the pool and the way in which they represented the District on the day were exemplary. The future of swimming is as bright as ever in Central Victoria. 

2015 710 Squad

Central Victoria Swimming Annual General Meeting (31/05/2015)
The Annual General Meeting for Central Victoria Swimming Inc.will be held at the Bendigo Hawks clubrooms in Napier St, Eaglehawk on Sunday June 14 2015. The meeting will start at 10:00am sharp.

As is the usual practice all positions will be vacated. Nominations for positions will be presented and a vote taken to elect each new officer for the 2015-16 season.

The District Secretary has forwarded to each Club a copy of the Agenda and copies of Nomination Forms for the Office Bearers and other District-appointed positions. For your convenience those same forms can be found here.

2015 AGM Agenda, 2015 Office Bearer Nomination Form, 2015 District Appointment Nomination Form


District 15 to host the 2016 Country Championships (16/01/2015)
Central Central Victoria Swimming Inc., the peak body for competitive swimming in central Victoria, has successfully bid to run the 2016 Swimming Victoria Country Long Course Swimming Championships. With the full support of the City of Greater Bendigo this prestigious event will be held at the Bendigo Aquatic Centre over the 15th, 16th and 17th of January 2016.

A large contingent of more than 700 of regional Victoria's best young swimmers will come to Bendigo to compete. They'll be supported by over 2000 family, friends, clubmates, coaches and officials. Hosting an event of this size and calibre in Bendigo will bring huge benefits to all parts of central Victoria.

The stunning logo for the Championships was created by graphic design students studying at Bendigo TAFE. Four excellent designs were submitted to the Championships organising committee for consideration with the winning design being the one created by Jessica Credlin, Alex Neale and Matthew Martin.

The design captures the feirce competition that will be driving the swimmers to perform at their best as well as the support and comraderie amongst clubmates and rivals alike that will be on display across the three-day carnival.

All the details of the Championships can be found at www.cvs.org.au/2016Countries or by clicking on the logo at the top of this page.


Val Campbell awarded Life Membership of District 15 (16/11/2014)
At the Bendigo East Sprint Meet in front of an audience of over 200 people Bendigo East's Val Campbell was honoured with Life Membership of District 15 by President, Greg Smith. Presenting the award, Smith gave the audience some insight into Val's outstanding contribution to swimming  and the youth of our District.

"Val joined the Bendigo East Swimming Club as a parent in 1967/68, starting coaching in 1974. Since then she
has been a regular fixture poolside at Bendigo East Swimming Club (BESC) training sessions making an enormous contribution to the success and sustainability of the BESC and District swimming.

She is always there for the young swimmers, in particular, still coaches most nights of the week and attends swim meets on weekends throughout the year. Val is a Bronze certified coach and leads the Development squad of over 40 swimmers within the Club. Her other achievements include:-

- helping start swimming lessons for the deaf in Bendigo in the 1980s.
- receiving a national coaching recognition award from the Australian Coaching Council in 1994.
- receiving  an Australian Sports Medal for her services to swimming in 2000.
- awarded Life Membership of Bendigo East Swimming Club.
 

Val wrote a history of the BESC and pool which can be found in the Bendigo library and the State Library of Victoria.

I think you'll all agree that Val is a worthy recipient of this Life Membership award."



Youngsters do it again at MSAC (08/11/2014)
For the fourth consecutive year the young swimmers of Central Victoria have put their talent on display in Melbourne finishing in second place at the Swimming Victoria Country 7-10 Encouragement Competition.
Pitted against the best 7 to 10 years olds in regional Victoria the representative squad of 47 swimmers did the District proud with stellar performances in Freestyle, Backstroke, Breaststroke and Butterfly as well as Freestyle and Medley relays. For many of the athletes it was their first opportunity to perform “on the big stage” at the Melbourne Sports and Aquatic Centre.

Stand out swimmers amongst the boys for the Central Victoria Swimming squad were Echuca’s Nash Ramage and Maryborough's Matthew Baxter. Eight year-old Ramage took home the Gold in the Freestyle, Backstroke and Breaststroke events while Baxter showed great consistency in all four strokes finishing fourth in each of the events for ten year-olds.

Amongst the girls, Darcy Smith of the South Gisborne Sharks finished with a second in the 9 year-old 50m freestyle and two fourths in the Backstroke and Butterfly events.  Bendigo East’s Maggie Skewes picked up the Bronze in the ten year-old Butterfly and had Top Ten finishes in Backstroke, Breaststroke and Freestyle. Skewes' club-mate Imogen Wassing beat the field to win Gold in the ten year-old Breaststroke event.

The relay events can always be guaranteed to generate excitement at any swim meet. For the the Central Victoria squad the nine year-old Girls Freestyle relay was no exception. From the stands the squad wildly cheered home Maryborough's Emmerson Wood, South Gisborne's Darcy Smith and East's Somaiya Harriden and Ella Downing into the Gold medal position.

Keeping the excitement going the squad won Silver in the eight year-old Girls Freestyle relay (Amy Jacobson, Keira Cooper, Emma Judd, Milly Ross), Silver in the eight year-old Boys Freestyle relay (Nash Ramage, Brendan Batey, Issac Watson, William Freeman), Bronze in the ten-year-old Girls Freestyle relay (Ashtyn Wright, Imogen Wassing, Zalli Lau, Maggie Skewes).

The excellent performances in the Medley relays underlined the command of each swimming discipline that the youngsters have already developed. Silver was won by the Girls ten year-old team of Imogen Wassing, Ashtyn Wright, Zalli Lau and Maggie Skewes. Jake Lyons, Charlie Whitsed, Matthew Baxter and
Lachlan Watson matched the girls with a Silver in the Boys Medley relay while the nine year-old Girls team of Emmerson Wood, Darcy Smith, Claudia Mountjoy and Ella Downing took Bronze.

South Gisborne Sharks head coach Geoff Smalley guided the swimmers in the pool. He was assisted by Team Managers Nicole Judd of Echuca and Mike Wassing of Bendigo East. All agreed that the performances of their young charges in the pool and the way in which they represented the District on the day were exemplary. The future of swimming is as bright as ever in Central Victoria.


2014 SV Regional Development Day a huge success (29/10/2014)

On Saturday 18 October, the Central District Regional Development Day was held at Eaglehawk. The day was a great success for the region and included both educational and practical development sessions presented by elite athletes, guest speakers and leading Victorian coaches and officials. 150 participants came together at the Peter Krenz Leisure Centre at Eaglehawk for the day, which was a fantastic turnout.

The swimmers attended sessions presented by Linley Frame on “Be Your Best You”. These workshops touched on a number of important issues that swimmers face such as: self-worth/self-esteem, goal setting for swimming and school, communication with your coach and competing and dealing with pressure and social media, just to name a few.The day was enhanced with three sessions in the pool with leading Victorian coach Brad Harris who delivered the sessions with his trademark enthusiasm. Brad provided helpful tips and feedback to all swimmers, aged from 7 to 40, who were very appreciative of the guidance he provided. Local coaches also had the opportunity to work alongside Brad and develop their skills.


Swimmers and parents attended a “Good Nutrition” education session, presented by sports nutritionist, Brooke Devin. The session helped parents and swimmers to understand that by improving their diet for training and competition, their performance in the pool will also improve. They also were able to gather an insight into how to look after their bodies from local Physiotherapist, Colin Faulkner. Colin described various exercises that would assist the swimmers to prevent future injuries.

In addition to the swimming stream, the day also provided a development opportunity for current and aspiring officials, administrators and volunteers. Workshops included, Introduction to Officiating, Turns & Strokes, Marshalling, Check Starting, Infraction Reports, Starter, Growing Your Club and the first President’s forum for the year. The Regional Development Day gives regional Technical Officials the opportunity to attend a number of workshops over one day and makes the process of obtaining their NOP accreditations a little less overwhelming. All Technical Officials who attended the sessions appreciated the work and dedication from a group of our most experienced officials, led by Margaret Lang and Chief Referee, Joffre Charles.


District 15 President, Greg Smith, ran sessions for parents and club officials which provided an introduction to setting up and using the Omega SAT system in conjunction with Meet Manager. He also ran an introductory session focussing on the key features of the Team Manager program. The presentations for each of those sessions can be found on the Resources page.

The Central District Regional Development Day overall, was a great success for the region and swimming in Victoria. We were overwhelmed by the number of swimmers, coaches, officials, administrators, committee members and volunteers who attended and would like to thank those involved in the planning of the day. I would particularly like to thank Sharon Rich and Shu-hwei Freundt of SV for all the hard work they put in to make the day a success.

PS. Sharon's son, Lachlan, worked very hard on the day too!!


Distirct Country 7-10 Squad announced (5/10/2014)
The District selection committee is pleased to announce the squad that will represent Central Victoria at the 2014 SV Country 7-10 Competition. Congratulations to all those who were successful in securing a place in the sqaud and thank you to all those who nominated but were not successful. Next year might be your year! Best of luck to everyone competing.

The Team Managers on the day will be Mike Wassing of Bendigo East and Nicole Judd of Echuca. Please report to Mike or Nocole immediately upon your arrival at MSAC.  The coach for the day will be Geoff Smalley of South Gisborne. Many thanks to Mike, Nicole and Geoff for giving up your time to support our future swimming stars at this important Meet.


2014 SV Regional Development Day to be held in Bendigo (07/09/2014)
Swimming Victoria, in conjunction with Central Victoria Swimming, will he holding a Regional Development Day at the Peter Krenz Leisure Centre in Eaglehawk on Saturday October 18th.

The day will be a fantastic opportunity for all members of the swimming community to enhance their skills and broaden their knowledge about all things swimming. There will be sessions for swimmers (both in and out of the pool), workshops for Officials and would-be officials, opportunities for parents to learn how to become more involved in their child's career in swimming and new skills to be learned by Club administrators.

Running the sessions will be some of the best people that Australian swimming has to offer including a surprise guest speaker and a chance to grab an autograph or a photo with an Australian swimming star.

The day will be free of charge to all attendees. Keep an eye on the SV website for further details.

Central District Regional Development Day flyer

Qualifying times for Central Victoria Championships announced (03/09/2014)
The Qualifying Times for the 2015 District Championships have been released. The times are largely unchanged from last season. Entry times will be validated against the results that are in the CVS Performance Database. Qualifying swims must have been completed at a CVS Approved Meet since January 1st 2014. A list of CVS Approved Meets and the new QTs can be found on the Resources page.

Nominations for  the SV Country 7-10 Encouragemant squad are being called (03/09/2014)
The time has come for our young swimmers to test themselves against the best in country Victoria. Central Victoria Swimming will be sending a representative squad to the Melbourne Sports and Aquatic Centre on Saturday 8th November to compete at the 2014 SV Country 7-10 Encouragement Meet. The squad will be comprised of the best six swimmers in each age group and gender with freestyle and medley relay teams being made up swimmers who together have the lowest aggregate time.

This is a fantastic opportunity for our young swimmers to be inspired by competing at the best venue in Victoria - the same place where all of Australia's champion swimmers have competed! In the past three seasons the District 15 squad has finished in second place overall. Let's keep the record going and send the best possible team we can.

Please speak to your Club Secretary if you wish to nominate. Nominations from each Club must be collated by the Club Secretary and forwarded to the District Secretary by no later than 1st October.

New District committee elected (25/05/2014)
At today's Central Victoria Swimming Inc. Annual General Meeting the Executive Committee for the 2014-15 season was elected. All other General Committee positions were filled by a good cross-section of the District's affiliated clubs.

The District will be led by President Greg Smith (Bendigo Hawks). He will be supported by Hayden Stewart (Maryborough) as vice-President, Ash Hindson (Bendigo East) as Secretary and Heather Parsons (Castlemaine) as Treasurer. The Chief Referee of the District will be Margaret Lang (Maryborough).

Updated contact details for District representatives will be posted shortly on this website.

New Records: At the AGM, the District Records Officer presented certificates for the Records broken during the season. In a year of exceptional performances, 28 Boys Long Course records, 40 Boys Short Course records, 28 Girls Long Course records and 56 Girls Short Course records were broken. Sixteen new records were set at the District Championships held in March. A full list of all current District and District Championships records can be found on the Records page of this website.

The next District meeting will be held after Round 2 of the Bendigo Hawks' Eaglehawk Winter Series on August 10th. All are welcome to attend.

Annual General Meeting (04/05/2014)
Central Victoria Swimming Inc. will hold its 2014 Annual General Meeting on Sunday May 25th in the Bendigo Hawks clubrooms at the Peter Krenz Leisure Centre, Napier St, Eaglehawk. The meeting will commence at 10:00am sharp. All are welcome.

2014 Central Victoria Swimming Annual General Meeting Agenda

2014 Country Interdistrict Competition (03/03/2014)
Read the report of fantastic effort at the 2014 Country Interdistrict Competition by our Head Coach, Geoff Smalley.

Margaret Lang receives the Herb Jeffery Award (01/03/2014)
District 15's Chief Referee, Mrs Margaret Lang, has been recognised by Swimming Victoria and her peers at the 2014 SV Country Swimming Championships.

Margaret is the 2014 recipient of the prestigious Herb Jeffrery Award.

Instituted in 1985, the award recognises outstanding service to country swimming over a period of at least 20 years.

Across each season we see first-hand Margaret's dedication and
commitment to our sport and know that she is truly a worthy
recipient.

Margaret joins along list of District 15 winners of the award including Allan Monaghan, Tony Rodda, Tom Henderson, Franz Cadell, Wally Stables, Coral Evely, Margaret Cadell and Isabel Stables.

Congratulations and thank you, Margaret, from everyone in District 15!

2014 Country All Junior Qualifying Meet (16/02/2014)
172 swimmers from across Central Victoria competed fiercely for a place in next month's SV Country All Junior Finals today at the Bert Graham Pool in Bendigo East. The All Junior competition is open to all swimmers 14/under, whether a Club squad member or not. Swimmers contest each stroke over 50 metres.

In each of the sixty events, the best five swimmers have advanced to the Semi-finals, to be held at the Melbourne Sports and Aquatic Centre on March 22. At that meet they will battle against many of the best swimmers from across regional Victoria with the best ten in each event moving through to the Finals on March 23.

In all, ninety-seven swimmers from today's competition have qualified to advance to the next round. Congratulations to all of those swimmers who made the squad and also to those who put in their best effort but were not successful on this occassion.

2014 SV Country All Junior Semi-final competitors - District 15

More information about the Semi-finals and Finals can be found on the Competitions page.

2014 Country Inter-district squad selected (07/02/2014)
The squad to represent Central Victoria Swimming at this year's SV Country Inter-district Competitoon has been selected. Twenty-seven swimmers from seven clubs have made the grade to battle with the best country swimmers at the Melbourne Sports and Aquatic Centre on February 22. Congratulations to all the swimmers who have made the squad and thank you to all those who nimnated to represent District 15.

 - Central Victoria Swimming squad - by name
 - Central Victoria Swimming squad - by event

2014 SV State Age Championships (19/12/2013)
Central Victoria's best young swimmers were in fine form at last week's Victorian State Age Swimming Championships, held at the Melbourne Sports and Aquatic Centre. Up against the best swimmers from 110 Victorian, interstate and international clubs the young country swimmers more than held their own over the grueling six-day program of morning Heats and evening Finals.

The Central Victoria district was represented by forty-five swimmers in squads from Bendigo East, Bendigo Hawks, Echuca and Gisborne. All swimmers has to meet or better the tough qualifying times set by Swimming Victoria to gain entry into the Championships.

Amongst the finalists over the week were East's Kate Jordan (100m Breaststroke, 100m Butterfly, 200m Butterfly, 200m Individual Medley), Jarrod Slot (400m Individual Medley), Matthew Slot (1500m Freestyle, 400m Individual Medley, 200m Breaststroke), Isabella Symons (100m Butterfly, 100m Backstroke, 200m Butterfly, 200m Individual Medley), Kiara Verbeek (100m Breaststroke) and Jacob Waller (100 Freestyle, 200 Individual Medley).

Flying the flag for the Hawks squad in the evenings were Emily Evans (100m Butterfly, 200m Backstroke), Bailey Harriden (100m Butterfly), Callum Moloney (50m Freestyle), Angus Verbeek (200m Individual Medley, 200m Backstroke, 100m Freestyle, 50m Freestyle, 100m Backstroke, 400m Individual Medley, 200m Breaststroke) and Olivia Wright (200m Butterfly, 100m Freestyle, 200m Freestyle, 100m Butterfly, 800m Freestyle, 50m Freestyle, 200m Individual Medley, 400m Freestyle, 400m Individual Medley).

Echuca's squad was represented in the Finals by Joshua Kennedy (200m Backstroke, 200m Butterfly, 100m Freestyle, 50m Freestyle, 400m Freestyle, 100m Backstroke, 400m Individual Medley, 200m Freestyle). Darcy Frew was the best performed swimmer from Gisborne improving on the Championships qualifying time in four of the five events in which he competed.

The stand-out individual swimmer was Echuca's Kennedy who stood on the podium six times, four times as the best Victorian. The Hawks Verbeek joined Kennedy on the dais on two occasions with the Central Victorian boys finishing 1 & 2 in the Boys 14yo 100m Backstroke Final. East's Symons finished second in the 200m Butterfly final, just a fingernail (0.02 seconds) behind New Zealand's Kaitlyn Tippett. She took home a gold medal as the first Victorian to finish.

Many other swimmers represented their Club's in relay events across the program with all events being swum in the evenings as Finals.

After six days of top-class swimming the Bendigo Hawks finished in 28th place, Echuca in 29th place and Bendigo East in 37th place. A great effort in a quality field. Central Victoria is poised to be well represented again at next month's Swimming Victoria Country Championships to be held in Wodonga over the Australia Day long-weekend with the Hawks finishing the State Championships as the 4th best Victorian country club, Echuca 5th and Bendigo East 7th.


District 7-10 Squad announced (22/10/2013)
The District selection committee is pleased to announce the squad that will represent Central Victoria at next month's 2013 SV Country 7-10 Encouragement Competition. The meet will be held at the Melbourne Sports and Aquatic Centre (MSAC) on Saturday November 9th.

For many of our young swimmers this will be their first opportunity to compete at Victoria's premier swimming venue. Hopefully it will be the first of countless visits over a long and distinguished career.

Letters of congratulations should be received in the post shortly. Please take particular care to read the letter closely as it will contain many important details about the day. As a member of a District representative squad you are obliged to wear the District polo shirt at all times while at MSAC and the District swim cap when competing. Club uniforms and apparel are not permitted.  For all first time representative swimmers the District swim cap will be provided free of charge and the Polo shirt will be provided at a price heavily subsidised by the District. Please ensure that you speak to your Club Secretary to arrange for the purchase of a properly sized Polo shirt.

Once again, congratulations to all the successful candidates and best of luck on the day Above all, enjoy the experience!!

2013 SV Country 7-10 Encouragment Squad - by name

2013 SV Country 7-10 Encouragment Squad - by event


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About Central Victoria Swimming

Central Victoria Swimming Inc. is Swimming Victoria's District 15. Stretching from Gisborne in the the south to Echuca in the north, this is a large District comprising eleven clubs across a geographical region that is roughly aligned with the Loddon and Campaspe river valleys.

The Clubs that form District 15 are:-

Bendigo East, Bendigo Hawks Aquatic, Castlemaine, Echuca, Gisborne Thunder, Kangaroo Flat, Maryborough, Rochester, South Gisborne Sharks and Tongala.

Representative teams always compete at important Swim Meets such as the SV 7-10 Country Encouragement Meet, SV Country Inter-district Competition and the SV Country All Junior Competition.

The Central Victoria Championships are held each year in February. All District 15 clubs are eligible to compete with trophies being awarded to the Clubs with the highest Boys, Girls and Overall aggregate points as well as the best performed 13/U and 14/O swimmers.