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While this shouldn't impact our Bayside swimmers, please read the following and ensure that you're following all protocols and restrictions for the safety of everyone. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Following Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews’ announcements yesterday afternoon on the lockdown of COVID-19 hotspots, Swimming Victoria have worked through how this affects the current return to swimming process. Stage three restrictions have gone into effect in 10 postcode areas on 11.59 PM on Wednesday, 1 July 2020 and remain in place through to Wednesday, 29 July 2020. Swimming Victoria reiterates that as per the...

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SV Competitions: Competitions Update (30-06-2020) Due to the current situation our sport and wider swimming community are facing in response to COVID-19, Swimming Victoria has made the decision to postpone the commencement of the 2020/21 Competition season. All short course competitions scheduled to begin in August will now begin in November 2020. Further details on specific competition dates will be communicated to all members in the coming weeks.

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Just addressing some general communication from people about swimming restarting. We're all super excited to be back today and it's wonderful to see the kid's happy faces at the pool. I just want to remind people though that we're one of the very few clubs in Australia to be back in the pool. That's a reminder that what we have as part of Bayside Swimming Club is special and is a luxury at this stage. Here at Bayside Swimming Club we're working hand in hand with some top-end coaches from...

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Good Morning Everyone, It’s with great excitement that we let you know, that training will commence on TUESDAY JUNE 2nd Bayside Swimming Club has been working feverishly in the background on a fair and equitable solution to getting our swimmers back in the water ASAP. Thank you to everyone for all their work behind the scenes. There have been mountains of paper work required by the Australia Government in order for us to be able to start in a safe environment for all. Bayside Swimming Club are one of the...

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Dear Bayside Swimming Club Members, Following the easing of the Stage 3 restrictions relating to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, Swimming Australia has mandated a number of steps be undertaken by each Swimming Club prior to return to training. As a club, Bayside Swimming Club is working very hard to ensure that we take all necessary steps to protect both our members and the public at large. As per our President's -Belinda Wilson- news feed from Tuesday evening, we are currently working to get some sessions underway in the pool. In...

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Thank you all for attending our club meeting via Zoom on Monday night. The club survey has now been emailed to members, and we look forward to seeing all of the responses.

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A really good Webinar from Gold Class Swimming. Worth looking at, and free online. Goes for 40minutes. Actually info doesn't start until about 4 minutes. Slides start at about 5mins in. https://www.goldclassswimming.com/parenting-competitive-swimmers-through-the-current-environment-replay/

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During this challenging time of social distancing and isolation we hope all of our swimmers are still keeping fit and healthy. If you don’t have the dryland programs previously emailed to swimmers, the link can be found here. The following info was provided with the dryland program: CEED Online Injury Rehab – Please see attached document for further information on our partnership with CEED Online Injury Rehab. This is a dynamic and innovative approach to injury management with special deals for Bayside squad members. For more information please contact Chris...

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The official Bio Island Australian Junior Excellence results for the 2019-2020 season are here! Swimming Australia is delighted to release the results of the program’s 13,656 participants, which recognises their performances, encourages their development and ultimately aims to inspire the next generation of competitive swimmers. Delivered in conjunction with all states and territories, the national Bio Island Australian JX program – which awards gold, silver, bronze and blue standards based on times – continues to be one of the largest recognition programs in the sport. A BIG CONGRATULATIONS TO THE...

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While there will be some changes to the operation of the Mentone Grammar facility, please know that Bayside Swimming Club is not ending. We are alive and well. We are going through change, and sometimes change is a good thing. I can confirm that Bayside Swimming Club will continue the discussion with the school to lease the current Bayside Aquatics facility for squad training. The way in which the new model will operate will be the subject of these discussions with the School. This will include discussions around the way...