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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University of Edinburgh Swim Team's Rio "send-off" party

on Friday, 22 July 2016.

Yvette Man-Yi Kong & Nick Quinn

University of Edinburgh Swim Team and staff giving a "send-off" party to Yvette Man-Yi Kong representing Hong Kong and Nick Quinn representing Ireland in the forthcoming Olympic Games.  Best wishes to both swimmers.

While you may be planning your holiday, we are planning the ED Age Groups

on Sunday, 17 July 2016.

Notes for Coaches and Clubs

The swim committee has reviewed the ED age group programme and changes may be found at http://www.sasaeastdistrict.org.uk/swimming/competitions/age-group

Updated East District Handbook

on Thursday, 14 July 2016.

Now with East District Information

The updated 2016 East District Handbook can now be found at http://www.sasaeastdistrict.org.uk/structure/handbook