M&B Mini Graded Meet
Sunday 19th October 2014
Drumchapel Swimming Pool, 199 Drumry Road East, Glasgow, G15 8NS
Session One, warm-up 9.00am for 10.00am start
Session Two, warm-up 1.30pm for 2.15pm start
Forms for this meet have been distributed to coaches for Junior Foundation, JD1 and JD2. Please check with your coach if you do not receive your form at the next training session.
This form along with your payment should reach the entry secretary no later than:
Midday, Monday 29th September 2014
Please do not return the form or payment to your coach
Scotstoun Leisure Centre
Saturday 27th September 2014
Warm up 7am, start 7.15am, finish 8.45am (approx).
The club will be running Time Trials from 7am until 8.45am at Scotstoun Leisure Centre.
This will provide a competitive opportunity for swimmers to get timed for the first time or to improve their times in order to gain entry to more competitions.
Due to limitations on lane space it is open to all swimmers in Junior Foundation, Junior Development 1 & 2 and Club Squads only, unless otherwise advised by your coach.
Swimmers in these squads from all COGST pools i.e. Bellahouston, Scotstoun, Maryhill, Drumchapel, Springburn, Gorbals, Tollcross may come along.
We will be running a variety of events.
Your Coach will tell you which events you should swim, but to get the most benefit from Time Trials, please swim events which you do not have a current up to date time for. You can swim three events.
We will be running more Time Trials throughout the season when we will cover other strokes and distances.
All swimmers should bring a spare towel and T shirt to dry off and keep warm between swims.
COGST will be competing in the inaugural Scottish National Team Championships on 27th September at Tollcross.
Tickets are free, but you need to apply here. Come along and support your team mates.
Details from Scottish Swimming below:
As a THANK YOU for all the support you have shown our athletes over the Commonwealth Games we would like to invite you to attend our inaugural Scottish National Team Championships free of charge.
Come along on 27 September 2014 and experience the atmosphere of Tollcross International Swimming Centre as Scotland's top swimming clubs, including some of our very own Commonwealth Games athletes, race against each other to be named Top Club.
This is a free but ticketed event, to make sure you get your space book a ticket on: scottishteamchamps.eventbrite.co.uk
Support the athletes using #TEAM14 on Social Media
There is no parking at the venue and limited parking in the area around the venue. For the best information on getting to the event via public transport visit www.travelinescotland.com
Doors Open: 11am (11:30am start)
Further information about the event:
The top teams have been invited to participate in these Championships based on thier performances in the Team Competitions at the 2014 National Championships and National Age Group Championships. More information can be found in the Meet Information.
Session 1 will comprise the Junior Team Championships, where swimmers aged 16 years and under representing the top Scottish teams from the 2014 National Age Group Championships will compete against each other for the title of Scottish Junior Team Champions.
In Session 2 swimmers representing the top Scottish teams from the 2014 National Championships will compete for the title of Scottish Open Team Champions.
The events will be as follows:
50m Freestyle, Backstroke, Butterfly, Breaststroke
100m Freestyle, Backstroke, Butterfly, Breaststroke
200m Freestyle, Backstroke, Butterfly, Breaststroke, Individual Medley
400m Freestyle, Individual Medley
4x50m Freestyle Team
4x50m Medley Team
Session 1: Junior Team Championships Warm Up: 10;30 Start: 11:30
Session 2: Open Team Championships Warm Up: 14:00 Start: 15:00
The City of Glasgow Swim Team (COGST) was formed in 1993 and now has over 300 members . Progression is by group and age; the youngest members being 5-7 year olds within the Junior Foundation squads through to the most experienced members in the Senior Performance and Senior Club groups.
The aim of the club is to provide a swim programme recognised for excellence to swimmers of all levels and the opportunity for every swimmer with the desire and commitment to progress from novice to champion. Membership of COGST is available to any child in the community who has the capability and desire to swim competitively.
A Management Committee comprising an Executive Committee (President, Vice President, Secretary and Treasurer) and other Committee members ensure the aims and objectives of the club are met.