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New Coach

Hi All,

as of recent - Alex Ray is our new coach.



NASU-Registration 2009/2010

Dear Parents

Herewith a friendly reminder of the details regarding REGISTRATION with
NASU:

(i) The current swimming season ends on 30 April 2009 and swimmers and
officials have to
   re-register for the season 2009/2010, which starts on 1 May 2009.

(ii) A swimmer has to be registered at least 14 days prior to date of gala.

(iii) Registration fee: N$170,00 per swimmer and N$ 15,00 per official.

(iv)  NASU forms are available at clubhouse.

(v) Please submit registration fee WITH form to Georgine or Anita.

Please take note the first gala of the new swimming season is Short Course
Gala 3 set
For 5-6 June 2009. Swimmers wish to compete at this gala therefore have to
registered
With NASU by the latest 22 May 2009.

Your co-operation is highly appreciated.

Yours in swimming
Georgine

FUN DAY – Club TIME TRIALS



MARLINS SWIMMING CLUB
MEMBER OF NASU TEL. 236289 a/h
P.O. BOX 3135
WINDHOEK, Namibia




INVITATION

FUN DAY – Club TIME TRIALS


ORGANISING CLUB: Marlins Swimming Club

VENUE:
Marlins Pool

DATE / TIME:
Tuesday 28 April 2009, 15:00

The pool will be available for warm-up as from 14:00


Events: 25m Freestyle
25m Backstroke
25m FUN event: pool noodle race – for non-swimmers
Kicking with board – for non-swimmers
25m Breaststroke
25m Butterfly

Age-groups: 8 & under
9/10
11/12
13/14
15/16
17 & over

  • N$15 per swimmer (N$5 discount if you bring a friend)
  • Friday 24 April 2009


        Yours in Swimming,
        Anita Vermeulen
        081 128 9078

        Gala

        Dear Parents and Swimmers
         
        the club is hosting gala on Friday and Saturday
         
         
        Even if you do not swim , the club would really appreciate your input.
        As always we need cakes and Helpers to sell them.
        On Friday afternoon
        Saturday morning
         
        Please give Gerda or Marion a call
         
         
        Please call
        Gerda
        0811287989
         
        Marion
        0812977648

        Summer Triathlon


         
         

         
        Iron Kids / Kids of Steele, Sizzling Summer Triathlon 2nd Event!!
                                                       
                                     DATE:                 27 March 2009
                                                                 
        VENUE:              MARLINS CLUB HOUSE, Tennis Street, Olympia
         
         
        TIME:                  T-REX Todds (swims less than 25m à 3+ up to 7years)
        Entries @ 4pm, START 4:30 pm
         
        Iron Kids, Kids of Steele (7years + up to 19 years)
             !!  Entries @ 4pm only Till 4:30 pm,
        (NB! If you will be late, & cannot enter before 4:30pm,
        let us know by email or sms. 
        We will Pre Enter you, so that you can only quickly pay & receive your number before you Start.)
        START 5:00pm (in heats: U8 first)
         
                  Entry Fee:      1. T-Rex Triathlon Group –     N$ 10 –  
              2. T-Rex Members:                  N$ 10 –
                                           3. T-Rex Training Tribe /        N$ 20 –
              4. Marlins Members:               N$ 20 –
                                           5. Day Participants:                N$ 30 –
         
        Distances:                                                 Swim:                  Bike:                             Run:
         
        ·        T-Rex Todds                                         10m                     1km                             100m
         
        o   (IRON KIDS 5 – 12)  
        ·        8 & Under (5 to 8 years old)              50m (2 laps)     1,3km (1x Lap        400m (1 x Lap)
        Gravel Road)
        ·        10 & Under (9+10 years old)             75m (3 laps)      2,6km (2x Laps) 800m (2 x Laps)
        (Tarred Road)
        ·        12 & Under (11 + 12 years old)         100m (4 laps)    3.9km (3x Laps)    1200m (3 x Laps)
        (Tarred Road)
         
        ·        (KIDS OF STEEL 13 – 19)
         
        ·        13-15 (Junior B)                                 200m                   8km (2x Big laps,      1600m (1x Big lap
        +1x small Lap)                    (+1x Small lap)
        ·        16-19 (Junior A)                                 200m                   8km   (2x Big laps,  1600m (1x Big lap    
        +1x small Lap)         (+1x Small lap)
         
        Explanation of the Cycle (Slide 2) & Run (Slide 1) Routes:
         
        U8 – Cycle out of Bike Park /Canoe Club gate at Yellow/Black Arrow,
        Turn Left & cycle around the outskirts of the Municipal Swimming pool,
        on the Gravel road, till where the Cones block the road, then they cycle through the open Field,
        following the cones back to the Canoe Club Yard. (Red arrows on the Map/slide 2)
         
        Run: They will then leave their bikes in the Bike park /Canoe Club, run out through the crowd barrier & straight (orange arrows on the slide 1) at the Marlins pool Wall, they turn slight right & run across to the thatched roofed sheds. They run past all the sheds, in front of the sheds. Turn left & run past the Big Municipal swim pool, up to the yellow lamp post, around it and down across to the Marlins Club’s Wall.
        They run down the wall, (green Arrows on slide 1) Up to the Time Keeper & shout their Nr.
         
        U 10 - Cycle out of Bike Park /Canoe Club gate at Yellow/Black Arrow,
          Turn Left onto the Tarred road & cycle around the outskirts of the Municipal Swimming pool, up to the   
          Nursery, first street left again, left again past the nursery & straight to the Canoe Club. On the First   
          Lap, keep going straight & complete a 2nd lap. After the 2nd Lap, Turn Left @ the
          Marshal into the Canoe Club Gate again  (green Arrows on slide 2)
         
        -Run (2 Laps) : They will then leave their bikes in the Bike park /Canoe Club, run out through the crowd barrier & straight (orange arrows on the slide 1) at the Marlins pool Wall, they turn slight right & run across to the thatched roofed sheds. They run past all the sheds, in front of the sheds. Turn left & run past the Big Municipal swim pool, up to the yellow lamp post, around it and down across to the Marlins Club’s Wall.Only when it’s their final lap. (green Arrows on slide 1)
        Otherwise they run from the Lamp Post, straight down & across to the 1st shed again, to complete another Lap. (Red Arrows on Slide 1)
         
        U 12 - Cycle out of Bike Park /Canoe Club gate at Yellow/Black Arrow,
          Turn Left onto the Tarred road & cycle around the outskirts of the Municipal Swimming pool, up to the   
          Nursery, first street left again, left again past the nursery & straight to the Canoe Club. On the First &  
          2nd Lap, keep going straight & complete 3 laps. After the 3rd Lap, Turn Left @ the
          Marshal into the Canoe Club Gate again (green Arrows on slide 2)
         
        -Run (3 Laps) : They will then leave their bikes in the Bike park /Canoe Club, run out through the crowd barrier & straight (orange arrows on the slide 1) at the Marlins pool Wall, they turn slight right & run across to the thatched roofed sheds. They run past all the sheds, in front of the sheds. Turn left & run past the Big Municipal swim pool, up to the yellow lamp post, around it and down across to the Marlins Club’s Wall.Only when it’s their final lap. (green Arrows on slide 1)
        Otherwise they run from the Lamp Post, straight down & across to the 1st shed again, to complete another Lap. (Red Arrows on Slide 1)
         
        Junior A & B -
                  - Cycle out of Bike Park /Canoe Club gate at Yellow/Black Arrow,
          Turn Left onto the Tarred road & cycle around the outskirts of the Municipal Swimming pool, up to the   
                    Nursery, first street left again, left again past the nursery (green Arrows on slide 2),
        THEN turn RIGHT @ the Marshal (Orange Arrows on Slide 2), ride up the Street to the end, follow the slipway Left, go through the Drift (of the river) & turn Left again into Sean Mcbride str.
        Go straight past Tennis Str. & start the small loop again (green Arrows on slide 2),
          Do the Big lap for a 2nd time (Orange Arrows on Slide 2), Go straight past Tennis Str. & start the small   
          loop again for the 3rd time (green Arrows on slide 2), After the 3rd small loop, Turn Left @ the
          Marshal into the Canoe Club Gate again (green Arrows on slide 2)
         
        -         Run (1x Big lap + 1x Small Lap) :
        They will leave their bikes in the Bike park /Canoe Club, run out through the Canoe Club Gate, as they Cycled. Run 1x Around the Nursery Loop (green Arrows on slide 2), turn Left @ the Marshal to the Canoe Club Gate again, into the Bike Park.
        Run through the Bike Park, & through the crowd barrier to the Municipal pool & straight (orange arrows on the slide 1) at the Marlins pool Wall, they turn slight right & run across to the thatched roofed sheds. (Red Arrows on Slide 1)
        They run past all the sheds, in front of the sheds. Turn left & run past the Big Municipal swim pool, up to the yellow lamp post, around it and down across to the Marlins Club’s Wall.
        It’s their final lap. (green Arrows on slide 1)