Aer Lingus Swim Club Swim Meet Update

Swim Meet competitor swimming breastroke

Dear All,

Swim Meet update, please note. We’ve adjusted the timing of Saturday evening’s event May 3rd to commence warm ups at 15.00 instead of the original 17.30.

Swim Meet Catering Arrangments

We’ve secured catering options with Kyle’s Cafe who will open on Sunday 4th May at 08.00 for the swim meet and will do a breakfast menu, lunch,half portion meals and children’s menu including pasta meals for our swimmers, they will also supply fresh fruit options.

Car Parking at the Swim Meet

We will be assisted in parking facilities at the swim meet courtesy of DAA. We hope to supply every car with a dashboard ticket display for the duration of the swim meet.

Swim Meet Raffle

Swimmer Pádraig (Paddy) Schäler smiling at Trinity College DublinWe will be running the raffle with some of the proceeds going to the Paddy Schäler appeal. Paddy swam with Trinity College Dublin until last year. He was hit by a vehicle while on his bike in the USA. He remains in a coma since that day.

We hope that parents  will make a special effort in donating spot prizes for this raffle please.

Best Regards and we hope you enjoy the swim meet from all on the Committee

Swim Training and Keeping the Buzz!

We’re delighted to welcome a guest blog from Julia Galan, Director of Swimspire. Some of you already know Julia from the team’s successful participation at a previous meet in Neuchatel, Switzerland in 2010.

Swimmers Training Juice

Finding the motivation to go to swim training on a daily basis can be difficult. This goes for competitive swimmers at any age or level.

All too often swimmers will begin to burn out and start to consider the sport in terms of a burden  or a ticket through college. Perhaps just a means to an end.

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