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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Congratulations to Margaret Somerville, the New SASA President

on Saturday, 25 February 2017.

At the SASA AGM 25th February 2017

Congratulations to Margaret Somerville, L D D , the new SASA President.  Margaret was persented with the chain of office by Elizabeth (Liz) Stewart, the outgoing president.

Good luck Margaret, enjoy your term of office

More Medal winners' pictures

on Thursday, 23 February 2017.

East District Age Groups R3

More pictures of medal winners from EDAGs R3 at http://www.sasaeastdistrict.org.uk/swimming/picture-gallery

Tickets now available for the Edinburgh International Swim Meet

on Wednesday, 22 February 2017.


Tickets for the Edinburgh International Swim  Meet are on sale now until midnight on the 3rd March 2017.  Go to https://eism.org.uk/tickets-shop/