Welcome to Term 1 – 2015

Posted on January 22, 2015 by

Welcome to Term 1 … the busiest time of the year for the BGS Swimming Program.

Please see important information below;

QUT Gardens Point
The BGS Swimming Program has secured the exclusive use of a new 8 lane, indoor heated 50m pool, located at the Queensland University of Technology – Gardens Point Campus. Both the GPS Swimming Team and the Swimming Club athletes will utilize this facility as part of their preparation for the various upcoming competitions.

The Brisbane Grammar Swimming Program is the only swimming program in QLD to boast both and indoor 8 lane 50m AND indoor 10 lane 25m pool.

Indoor = No Sunburn, No Weather Cancellations, Great Temperature!!

More information about our training venues here


The BGS Swimming Program provides transport to and from various external venues, for BGS Students. External venues like QUT and the Chandler Aquatic Centre act as a host for training or competition activities.

Please click the link below for the transport options available to BGS Students during the period 28 January – 8 March 2015.

Transport Information Here


Training Times
A complete training time guide is available via the links below for the period 28 January – 8 March;

Brisbane Grammar School Students
GPS Swimmers years 5-12 – click here for training times

BGS Swimming Club
Lushy’s Squads – click here for training times

Jan, Jess’s, Cedric and Harry’s Squads – click here for training times


Upcoming Competitions
There are a number of competition available to all members of the BGS Swimming Community, including this weekend at the Valley Pool.

Thank you to 60+ athletes that registered for this event, including most of the BGS year 5, 6 and 7 students, who have been attending the swimming clinic this week.

All information relating to this event is available at the link below. I encourage ALL parents to check to see what events their swimmers have been entered into and what time their event is scheduled for.

Commercial Qualifying Meet – Valley Pool
Saturday, 24 January 2015
Information Here


BGS Students – competitions
There is an expectation for Brisbane Grammar School Students to attend Friday Night Lead-up Meets. Attendance at these meets provides swimmers with times that will be used for selection of the Brisbane Grammar School Team competing at the GPS Swimming Championships

Please click here for a full GPS Event Schedule
Please click here for more information about Leadup Meets

BGS Swimming Club – competitions
There are many opportunities for swimming club members to compete in term 1.
There is an expectation for swimmers to compete and represent the BGS Swimming Program if meet prerequisites are met.

Please click here for a full BGS Swimming Club Competition Event Schedule


Coaching Fees
Invoices for Term 1 Coaching Fees will be emailed shortly.
Please make your payment within 7 days.
More information about the coaching fees associated with the term 1 period can be located here.
Brisbane Grammar School students are except from coaching fees.