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Tuggeranong Masters Swim 9km Sri Chinmoy National Capital Swim

By 14 December, 2013

Tuggeranong Masters Swimmers competed in the 9km Sri Chinmoy National Capital swim on December 1 with a couple of their members doing the whole 9km solo.
The swim commences from the boom at Scrivener Dam, and transitions through Weston Park West (near the miniature train), Yarralumla Bay, Commonwealth Park (behind Questacon) and finishes at Grevillea Park.
Two [...]

Tuggeranong Masters Swimmers Win NSW Short Course Championships

By 10 November, 2013

The NSW Short Course Championships were held at CISAC on the 19/20 October 2013 and Tuggeranong Masters Swimming ACT proved again to be a powerful force in NSW Masters Swimming and showed they can mix it with the big Sydney Clubs gaining first place in the overall Pointscore and also taking out the Relay trophy.
It [...]

Two Tuggeranong Masters Swimmers Reach a Million Metres.

By 3 November, 2013

Two members of Tuggeranong Masters Swimming ACT were presented with their Million Metre Awards at the recent Masters Swimming NSW Short Course Championships at the Canberra International Sports and Aquatic Centre.
Cecelia Kaye and Caroline Makin both became a members of the Million Metres Club in May 2013. The Vorgee Million Metre Awards acknowledge progress from [...]

Tuggeranong Swimmers do well in Australian Masters Games

By 28 October, 2013

Three Tuggeranong Vikings swimmers teamed up with participants from other NSW clubs and had a fantastic time at the 14th Australian Masters Games in Geelong, Victoria.
The Games has over 50 sports and over 8000 people participating with the highlight being attending the opening ceremony with participants from all sports represented. But despite [...]

Masters Swimmer Reaches a Million Metres.

By 10 August, 2013

Anne Smyth, Head Coach of Tuggeranong Masters Swimming Club became a member of the Million Metres Club in April 2013. Anne was presented with the award at the NSW State Relay Championships on 21 July 2013.
The Vorgee Million Metre Awards acknowledge progress from the “learn to swim” beginner to the distance swimmer. These awards are [...]

Two Prestigious Awards to Tuggeranong Masters Swimming ACT

By 21 May, 2013

Tuggeranong Masters Swimming ACT has been announced the Masters Swimming NSW (Incorporating ACT) 2012 Club of the Year at the Annual General Meeting held on Saturday 18 May 2013, at Sydney Olympic Park. Roger Dietrich was also awarded the Gary Stutsel Award for having contributed the most to the advancement of Masters Swimming in NSW [...]

Molonglo Masters Swimming for a Good Cause.

By 4 May, 2013

Queanbeyan based masters swimming club, Molonglo Water Dragons are swimming for a good cause this weekend in the Canberra 24 hour MS Megaswim at the Australian Institute of Sport Aquatic Centre.
The team named the Molonglo Masters and Apprentices has so far raised nearly $4000 of the more than $110,000 that has currently been raised for [...]

Tuggeranong Masters Swimmers Set National Stage Alight.

By 29 April, 2013

27 Tuggeranong Masters Swimmers competed in the 38th Masters Swimming Australia National Championships held at Sydney Olympic Park Aquatic Centre from 17 -20 April 2013.
Our club had a fantastic meet with many individual personal best times and truckloads of Gold, Silver and Bronze medals brought back to Canberra. Tuggeranong finished fifth out of 96 [...]

Tuggeranong Masters Swimmer Reaches a Million Metres.

By 13 April, 2013

David Bale of the Tuggeranong Masters Swimming Club joined the Million Metres Club in August 2012 and was presented with his certificate and t-shirt in March 2013 at the State Long Course Championships.
The million metre award is sponsored by Vorgee and is a Masters Swimming Australia national initiative that acknowledges progress from the “learn to [...]

Medals Galore for Tuggeranong Masters at State LC Championships

By 8 April, 2013

Fifteen swimmers travelled to Blacktown Aquatic Centre in Sydney’s West to the NSW State Long Course Championships on 24 March 2013 for a great day of swimming and camaraderie.
The weather at Blacktown was fine and sunny which was a bit different to the last couple of meets, however this meet was indoors and the last [...]

Super Swim Weekend for Tuggeranong Masters

By 12 March, 2013

Tuggeranong Masters Swimming Club will be holding a super swim weekend next weekend 16th and 17th March as part of swimmers preparations for the National Championships which are being held at Sydney Olympic Park on 17th – 20th April. However it is not specifically for those competing in Sydney, as other members and visitors are [...]

Tuggeranong Masters Swimmer Smashes 25 Year Old NSW State Record.

By 3 March, 2013

Caroline Makin of the Tuggeranong Masters Swimming Club has smashed 34 seconds from the 400m butterfly NSW State Record in the 45-49 age group which has been held for nearly 25 years.
The record was set on Saturday March 2, 2013 at the Gordon Fetterplace Aquatic Centre in Campbelltown NSW. The previous record was held by [...]

Tuggeranong Masters Swimmers Preparing for Big Year

By 4 January, 2013

Tuggeranong Masters Swimmers are fired up and ready to go for the new year!!!
First training session is this SUNDAY 6th Jan at Tuggeranong pool and Endurance 1000 also starts this Saturday at 10.30 am. So come along and start the New Year with a good hit out swim!
## Regular lake swims are planned – [...]

Tuggeranong Viking Masters Swimmers Medal at Wagga Wagga.

By 7 December, 2012

On a brilliant sunny late Spring Saturday 24 November 2012, two Tuggeranong Vikings Masters swimmers triumphed in the annual RSL Ramp to Ramp Open Water swim at Lake Albert, Wagga Wagga.
Both were in the 40-49 female category, Nicolee Martin took gold and Kristen Leydon bronze from seven swimmers in their category, with 27 swimmers taking [...]

Nine Tuggeranong Vikings Masters Swimmers, Eighteen Swims, Eighteen Medals, NSW State Record ‘Smashed” and Meet Win.

By 27 November, 2012

Tuggeranong Vikings Masters Swimmers brought home a medal for every swim in the NSW State Long Distance Championships on Sunday November 25 at Blacktown Aquatic Centre and Anne Smyth severely ‘smashed’ a NSW State Record in the 400m Long Course Butterfly. The Vikings also won the meet ahead of all the Sydney Clubs.
Anne Smyth has [...]

Tuggeranong Vikings Masters Swimmers Preparing for NSW Long Distance Championships.

By 18 November, 2012

Nine members of the Tuggeranong Vikings Masters Swimming Club will travel to Blacktown Aquatic Centre in Sydney’s west to compete in the NSW Long Distance Championships next Sunday November 25.
It is expected that members will do quite well at this meet with some unusual events to be held which will present a challenge to the [...]

Tuggeranong Masters Swimmers bring home 39 medals in NSW Short Course Championships.

By 27 October, 2012

A strong team of twelve Tuggeranong Vikings swimmers competed in the NSW Short Course Championships at the Peninsula Leisure Centre at Woy Woy on the weekend of 20th & 21st October bringing home a haul of 39 medals.
Swimmer of the meet for the Vikings was Atsuko McGowan who won 3 gold and 2 silver medals [...]

Tuggeranong Masters Swimmers Rampage at Alice Springs Games.

By 23 October, 2012

The Alice Springs Masters Games were held 13-20th October 2012 at the Alice Springs Aquatic and Leisure Centre, with five of our mighty Vikings Masters Swimmers representing.
This was an inaugural event which was held at the new 25m indoor pool, therefore all first placings created records for the events. Relays and the 1500m Freestyle were [...]

Masters Waterpolo

By 11 October, 2010

Hi everyone, welcome to Monday!
Does anyone know of a waterpolo club in Canberra that has a female masters team? 
Am interested in playing but would prefer to play with women around my own age (approx 40) than with a group of teenagers.
Thanks!

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