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Scottish Swimming Youth Gold Squad year kicks off in Aberdeen

27 August 2015

The Scottish Swimming Youth Gold Squad year kicks off this weekend with a two-day camp in Aberdeen (29-30 August 2015)..

Open Water Swimming at Loch Lomond

20 August 2015

If you enjoyed the excitement of the Scottish National Open Water Swimming Championships last weekend at Loch Venachar and you’re looking for something to do over the next few weekends, head down to Loch Lomond to watch some more open water racing.

North Sea Cup (1998+) - Water Polo Team Selection

19 August 2015

Congratulations to the following Water Polo Players who will represent Scotland at the Junior (1998+) North Sea Cup which is being held this year in Copenhagen from 26-27 September 2015. They will play matches against Demark, Ireland and Wales.

2015/16 Swimming/Para and Diving Squad Selections now published

18 August 2015

Please note the Squad selections for the 2015/16 season have now been published and are available to view in the following section – Compete/Swimming/National Squads

Great Scottish Swim to incorporate National Championships

17 August 2015

Scottish national one-mile open water event to become part of elite programme Scottish Swimming have announced that the national one mile open water championship race will take place at this years Great Scottish Swim in Loch Lomond, 29 August. The race will be part of the elite competition which will see some of the world’s best open water swimmers, compete against Scotland’s top home grown talent, in one of the country’s most iconic settings. The Great Scottish Swim is Scotland’s biggest open water swim with over 2000 people taking part across the day, in a range of distances from a beginners half-mile challenge, all the way up to a gruelling 5k “half-marathon” swim.

Craig McLean Announced as Youth Team Scotland Flagbearer

17 August 2015

With just 20 days to go until the fifth Commonwealth Youth Games get underway in Samoa, Commonwealth Games Scotland (CGS) has named Craig McLean from swimming as the flagbearer for Youth Team Scotland. Craig will have the honour of carrying the saltire into the Opening Ceremony, which takes place in the athletics stadium at the Apia Park Sports Complex in Samoa on 5 September 2015.

Learn to Swim Framework Provides a Lifetime of Opportunities

13 August 2015

Learning to swim is one of the greatest opportunities a parent can offer their child and Scottish Swimming’s new National Framework is a fun, progressive programme for swimming, which will be rolled out in North Lanarkshire, North Ayrshire, Aberdeen and Livingston in August.

Furniss reflects on ‘tremendous’ World Championships

12 August 2015

The British Swimming Team signed off from their most successful World Championship campaign with a total of nine medals including five golds and two world records.

Scottish Swimming seeks Regional Swimming Development Manager & Workforce Developement Manager

12 August 2015

As one of Scotland’s most successful sports governing bodies, Scottish Swimming is seeking to appoint an ambitious individual with the vision and expertise to cover Moray and the Highlands and Islands of Scotland, implementing and developing the governing body swimming development programmes. Scottish Swimming is also seeking a Workforce Development Manager (secondment opportunity considered) to lead on the management of an effective teacher and coach development system.

Medley men strike British record to close 2015 Worlds

10 August 2015

The British men’s 4x100m Medley Relay quartet were narrowly denied a fairytale ending as they finished fourth on the final day of the Kazan 2015 World Championships.