What is GPS Swimming?

Posted on August 25, 2014 by


The Great Public Schools’ Association of Queensland Inc. (commonly referred to as the GPS) was established to promote and conduct various forms of activities between member schools with a view to fostering a spirit of fellowship, sound educational practice and mutual support and assistance among schools.

The GPS Schools which are members of the Association include:

    • Anglican Church Grammar School;
    • Brisbane Boys’ College;
    • Brisbane Grammar School;
    • Brisbane State High School;
    • St Joseph’s College – Gregory Terrace;
    • Ipswich Grammar School;
    • St Joseph’s Nudgee College;
    • The Southport School;
    • Toowoomba Grammar School;

Fifteen GPS inter-school sports and activities are included in the annual program :
Basketball, Chess, Cricket, Cross Country, Debating, Football, Gymnastics, Music, Rowing, Rugby Union, Sailing, Swimming, Tennis, Track & Field, and Volleyball.

Brisbane Grammar School students wishing to participate as part of the GPS swimming program are asked to complete a number of training sessions throughout Term 4 and 1 of each year.

The final BGS Team is selected from swimmers performances achieved at a various Qualification Events conducted throughout the year.