18 / MAR.
  • Kardina Pool / SJC Geelong
  • All day
SJC House Swimming Carnival

IMPORTANT INFORMATION
• All Year 9, 10, 11 and 12 classes will run as normal periods 1-6.
• Year 9 elite swimmers in the U/14 age group will be bused to the pool after Homeroom.
• Year 10, 11 & 12 swimmers will only be those who nominate or are selected to swim in the afternoon finals by their Houses prior to the day. These boys will be bused to the pool at 11.50am.

All swimmers who win or place in the finals will qualify for the ACC squad and will be expected to represent the College at MSAC on Wednesday 30 March from 10:00am - 4:00pm.

PROGRAM FOR THE DAY.
8:50am - 9:00am Homeroom
9:00am - 9:15am - All Years 7 & 8 and Year 9 U/14 elite swimmers bused to the pool
11.50am - All U/15, U/16, U/17 & SNR elite swimmers bused to the pool
12.20pm - Inter-house competition 2 pools
2.45pm - Presentations
3.00pm – Students return on buses to the College.

AGE GROUPS:

Ages are taken from 31 December 2022. I.e. the oldest you will be this year, is the age group you are under. (Under 12s will swim in the U/13 age group). 

MAXIMUM PARTICIPATION: It is expected that all students in Years 7-9 participate in the 25m trials across the pool. Not everyone is an elite swimmer, but you all can have a go and earn some points for your house towards winning the Adam Bryant House Shield!
NON-SWIMMERS: Must have a parental note in their diary

UNIFORM:

Full P.E. uniform, with House polo shirt & College shorts and hat.

Swimming - all appropriate shorts are allowed.
BACKPACKS: Students are advised not to bring a school backpack on the day to avoid bag mix ups. Students should bring a bag they can easily identify. Students are not to bring valuables as security is limited.
LUNCH: Students should bring their own food & drinks as canteen service is limited.
BUSES TO AND FROM THE POOL: All swimmers will be bused to and from the pool from school. Students will return in time for normal buses and pick up.
SUNSCREEN: Please bring and apply sunscreen. SLIP SLOP SLAP!
DIVING POOL: For safety, no flips or somersaults. Only dives and jumps allowed.

Don’t bring or use noise making devices, electronic games, phones, or valuables as your belongings can’t be properly supervised. No ball games. The toddlers pool is not to be used. Students are not to draw inappropriate markings on themselves.