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 The Bobby Greenlees Trophy winners

on Saturday, 16 February 2019.

Coacfhes of the Best Boy and Best Girl at the East District Age Groups

The Bob Greenlees Memorial Awards will be made annually to the coaches of the Swimmers who win the Andrew Taylor Trophies for achieving the highest FINA points for an individual swim by a boy and a girl in the youngest age group at the East District Age Group Championships.

Jamie Ward and Laura Durrán Suja (coaches of Zach Slater and James BurnettMusselburgh and Warrender ) and Dougie Hopkins and Fiona Donald  (coaches of Mia MacLeod - SwimIT)

Congratulations to you all y felicidades Laura, te extrañaremos!

Beth Johnston presented with an East District Quaich

on Saturday, 16 February 2019.

At the East District Age Group Finals

Congratulations to Beth Johnston of Galashiels on being presented with an East District Quaich in recognition of her selection for the 2018 Commonwealth Games.  Beth's Quaich was presented by International Technical Official, Susan Liddle.  Well done Beth

Photos of SASA East District's Best Boy and Best Girl 2018/2019

on Wednesday, 13 February 2019.

East District Age Group Championships