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Congratulations to the Our Lady’s Bower swim team who excelled at the recent Connacht Schools Swim Gala in Athlone Regional Sports Centre, taking home six gold medals, one silver, and three bronze. Two swimmers also qualified for the Connacht Interpro squad based on their performance.
Swim Ireland (SI) is delighted to announce the return of Swim for a Mile Challenge to Westmeath from May 18-33. The initiative challenges members of the public to compete in national events to swim a mile. SI will provide a free training programme, advice, and motivation for all who take on the challenge. This year’s Athlone challenge will be hosted at Athlone Regional Sports Centre.
For the first time ever, RTÉ’s Operation Transformation is teaming up with Swim Ireland to bring National Swim Day to the public tomorrow, Saturday February 1.
Michael Ring TD, Minister of State for Tourism and Sport visited Leisureland last week on the invitation of Leisureland’s board of directors. His visit to the Salthill facility was dual-purpose. Firstly, the minister wanted to see first hand the new improvements to Leisureland’s pool plant facilities, which were upgraded recently, aided by the provision of a substantial grant from the ministers department.
The fifth annual Corrib Open Sea Swim in Salthill will take place this year on June 30.
Laser Swimming Club is celebrating its recent award as Connacht Club of the Year 2012.
The 2011 Santa Swim in aid of The Carers Association and St Michael’s House, is set to take place this weekend, Saturday November 12 and Sunday November 13 in swimming pools nationwide, including on Westmeath at Mullingar Swimming Pool.
The second Lough Mask swim takes place this Sunday September 5 and again will prove a tough challenge and a great goal for swimmers from throughout the country. The swim will start on the shores of Lough Mask outside Paddy’s bar in Gortmor, Tourmakeady, at 1pm sharp, the swimmers will swim diagonally across the lake passing Devenish Island on the way to Cushlough bay some 8k away. Last year strong winds and big swells made the going tough for the swimmers and kayakers, with just 14 of the 25 swimmers braving the conditions to make it across. This year the change in direction should suit the prevailing winds from the southwest which are normally prominent at that time of year.
Koolkidz will give your child the opportunity to participate in a wide variety of activities each day over a week-long camp which will take place in Breaffy GAA Club at various dates over the summer from 9am to 3pm sharp (Castlebar Pool pick-up Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday).