About Swimming

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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Artistic

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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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James Heatly receives the John and Margaret Bell Award from SASA President Colin Kennedy

on Sunday, 05 December 2021.

Also presented The Certificate of Commendation for National Diving Coach Jen Leeming

SASA President Colin Kennedy presented @JamesHeatly with the John and Margaret Bell award, as well as a Certificate of Commendation for National Diving Coach Jen Leeming.

James received the John and Margaret Bell Award as the diver who did the most to enhance the prestige of Scottish Diving this year, whilst Jen achieved her certificate for giving outstanding service to Scottish Swimming in her role of National Diving Coach

Congratulations to Carnegie Swimming Club, Scottish Swimming Club of the Year

on Sunday, 28 November 2021.

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Congratulations to Carnegie Swimming Club, Scottish Swimming Club of the Year 2021!

East District Distance Time Trial - Extended

on Friday, 19 November 2021.

30th January 2022

The Meet information is now available for the East District Distance Time Trial - Extended to be held on 30th January 2022 at Mercait Gait, Prestonpans. This is to provide an opportunity for swimmers to gain entry times for future East District meets. There are no finals or awards. Priority will be given to those swimmers oversubscribed from the November 2021 Meet.

All swimmers must be aged 12 or over at 31 December 2021 and registered members of SASA, training with a club affiliated to Scottish Swimming at the time of the competition.

 

 

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