About Swimming

The district organises competitions and training for East District swimmers and two open swimming competitions each year; the East District open (May / June) and the Edinburgh International swim meet (March).

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Open Water

Open water swimming takes place in outdoor bodies of water such as oceans, bays, lakes, rivers, canals and reservoirs. The activity has grown in popularity in recent years.

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Masters swimming is a special class of competitive swimming and is for swimmers 25 years or older. They compete within age groups of 5 years.

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Diving is made up of many different styles and techniques. It involves a display of perfectly formed body positions while plunging into a pool of water.

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Water Polo

Water Polo is a team watersport. The playing team consists of six field players and one goalkeeper. The winner of the game is the team that scores the most goals.

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Can you imagine swimming for up to five minutes while performing acrobatics, holding your breath, looking graceful and having to keep in time to the music or your fellow athletes?

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Good Luck to the University of Edinburgh Students heading to the 2018 Commonwealth Games

on Wednesday, 14 March 2018.

Send off

Representing four countries, students from the University of Edinburgh head off to the Commonwealth Games 2018. Good luck!

Notes from the February 2018 Delegates' Meeting

on Tuesday, 13 March 2018.

Now online

Notes from the February 2018 Delegates' Meeting are now available online at http://www.sasaeastdistrict.org.uk/structure/current-minutes A complete version will be issued shortly