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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Warm up times for East District Age Groups Round 3

on Tuesday, 24 January 2017.

Royal Commonwealth Pool

Warm Up and revised starting times

Friday 3rd February 2017
Session 9
Warm up 1500 to 1550 for a 1600 start

Saturday 4th February 2017

Session 10
Warm up 0800 to 0850 for an 0900 start

Session 11
Warm up 1215 to 1305 for a 1315 start

Session 12
Warm up 1600 to 1625 for a 1630 start

Sunday 5th February 2017

Session 13
Warm up 0800 to 0850 for an 0900 start

Session 14
Warm up 1215 to 1305 for a 1315 start

Session 15
Warm up 1600 to 1625 for a 1630 start

Swimmers should warm up to suit their race schedule. The main pool and the diving pool are both available for warm up. The Diving pool will be available all day.

Sad News

on Sunday, 22 January 2017.

David Grieve

We regret to announce that Former 1930ASC stalwart, Scottish internationalist, father of former DWPC players David Jr and Gavin Grieve has passed away.

His funeral is at Warriston Crematorium on Tuesday 24 Jan at 9.30am. There is a function at 10.30 at the Village Hotel, 140 Crewe Rd S, Edinburgh EH4 2NY.

If anyone wants to attend the function please let David Jr or Gavin know


on Tuesday, 17 January 2017.

Sunday 15th January 2017

For photographs of the boys' 200m breaststroke go to http://www.sasaeastdistrict.org.uk/swimming/picture-gallery