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Eight Olympians and a world class coach were in the West Kimberley as part of the BHP Billiton Aquatic Super Series.
Premier Colin Barnett today welcomed some of the biggest names in Australian swimming to Perth ahead of the BHP Billiton Aquatic Super Series, which starts on Friday.
Aquatic Sports Strategic Facility Plan November 2012
Inclusive sport and recreation case study.
A high demand for places in the annual First National Kimberley Lake Argyle Swim has forced organisers to increase the event's capacity by 87 per cent and cap numbers at 117 swimmers.
Four swimmers from Broome braved the Rottnest Channel Swim this year, the team completing the feat in 4.56 hours.
Your chance to spend an afternoon with Australia’s swimming elite.
The 2011–2012 SWA Open and Age LC Championships are shaping up to be a thrilling five days of swimming with Australian swim team members including Blair Evans, Eamon Sullivan and Matt Abood, as well as international swimmers from Sweden and Japan set to take part in the Championship event at Challenge Stadium.
In partnership with the Geraldton Sporting Aboriginal Corporation, the Department of Sport and Recreation (DSR) ran a Bronze Medallion Course at Karalundi, a remote community 60 kilometres East of Meekatharra.
Reigning Women’s State Open Water Champion Brooke Wilson will face her strongest challenge yet when she goes up against her training partner and recent SEA Games gold medallist Heidi Gan at this weekend’s Swimming WA State Open Water Championships.
Swimming in Western Australia is getting people excited about the summer season.
Contact details for SynchroWA Inc.
Commonwealth Games gold medallist Blair Evans has topped off a sensational 2010/2011 swimming season by claiming the 2011 Vorgee WA Swimmer of the Year award.
On an overcast day of 19 degrees in the Pilbara, the community of Tom Price welcomed another cool change – its new pool. The official opening by Irene, wife of the late Vic Hayton whom the pool has been named after, took place on Friday 6 May 2011.
Western Australia will host the 2012 Australian Open Water Championships in the lead up to next year’s London Olympic Games following a successful bid for the event by Swimming WA.
A race record of 67 swimmers from across Australia headed to the East Kimberley and the pristine waters of Lake Argyle to compete in the Lake Argyle Swim in April.
A new Trust for Public Land study of the park system of Denver shows that the city's parks generate considerable economic value - both to the local government and to Denver residents. The different economic values stem from seven different measurable factors provided by the parks - clean air, clean water, tourism, direct use, health, property value, and community cohesion. (The Trust for Public Land, US)
Rotorua Aquatic Centre has become the first swimming facility in New Zealand to achieve Qualmark's prestigious Enviro-Gold Award, which recognises the country's highest standards in environmental practice. (Rotorua District Council, NZ)
Coaches, athletes and medical personnel are seeking guidelines on the ways to reduce the risk of illness in athletes preparing for high level competition. The aim of this article is to outline some strategies for reducing the problems of illness and infection in athletes. (Canadian sport Centre Ontario)
The Olympic Delivery Authority (ODA) has started testing the Aquatics Centre, the venue that will host Swimming and Diving events during the London 2012 Games. (London 2012)
Kay Cox of Masters Swimming WA was awarded the National Official of the Year award for 2008.
Contact details for Rottnest Channel Swim Association
Contact details for Masters Swimming WA
Contact details for Swimming
Department sport and recreation consultant
There’s plenty for the Peel community to look forward to in the New Year. Here’s a taste of what you can expect.
Swimming is one of Western Australia’s most popular activities. It is suitable for most people and provides a range
of health benefits.
Swimming is an individual and team aquatic sport which is included in Olympic and other international level competitions. The four competitive strokes are the butterfly, backstroke, breaststroke and freestyle. At international level, swimming is governed by the rules of Federation Internationale to Nationale Amateur (FINA).
The Department of Sport and Recreation (DSR) supports the enjoyment of water-based sport and recreation activities in a safe manner. The department has committed to the WA Water Safety Framework 2004-2007 with its purpose to achieve coordination and collaboration among government and non-government agencies for the improved strategic management of water safety in Western Australia.
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