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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Calling East District Swimming Coaches

on Friday, 22 March 2019.

Wayne Goldsmith Coaching session

East District swim committee has invited Wayne Goldsmith to run a coaching session and workshop, based at the RCP from 4:00pm onwards on Wednesday 24 April. The event is offered at no charge to clubs in the East District. Further details on how to apply to take part will be sent out soon.

What do points mean? In this case - cheques!

on Tuesday, 19 March 2019.

EISM top athletes receive their prize winning cheques

Congratulation to the top athletes at the 2019 EISM as they collect their prize money cheques at the end of a brilliant weekend of competition

Goodbye Andrew McRoberts, thank you and good luck

on Tuesday, 19 March 2019.

Andrew McRoberts retires from active service

Senior referee and meet referee, Andrew McRoberts, retired from STO duties at the end of the 2019 Edinburgh International swim meet. Thank you for your work and happy travelling