What is GPS Swimming?

Posted on August 25, 2014 by

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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.