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Welcome to SEPTEMBER!
Put away your winter clothes and join us as we
‘Swim into Spring’.

MSV has just launched its new exciting ‘Swim into Spring’ campaign which also coincided with the opening of the new 2016/17 membership season. For more info about both please check out the next news item.
September is going to be a very exciting month with the MSV LC Relay Championships on the 25 September (registrations close 11th September so get in quick – see link below) and our first #swimintospring event - the Freestyle Stroke Correction Clinic with Brad Harris at Warrnambool 24 – 25 September.
And October is shaping up to be another busy month with the start of another #swimintospring event - the Kick Start Adult Swim Program 10 October - 16 November, then there is the Kyabram Long Distance Meet on the 15 – 16 October and the Glamourhead Sharks Interclub Swim Meet and Trifle Competition coming up on the 22 October.

Last but not least, keep 10 December free for the MSV 40th Birthday Party. We hope you enjoy the MSV news update.

Swim into Spring – the new season has started. You can renew or join with a 4 or 16 month membership now. 12 month memberships will open on December 1st. Want to join/renew or recommend joining to your friends then check out MSV's website.
Masters Swimming Australia has launched Swim into Spring to raise awareness of Masters Swimming clubs around Australia. We encourage you to support your local clubs by promoting their events and using the #swimintospring hashtag in your social media post and to share our posts as well.  Swim into Spring events being run by MSV include the Freestyle stroke correction clinics in Warrnambool Sept 24 and 25, a Kick Start series starting in October (see below links for more information) as well as two Open Water Swim clinics in November and December. These are gradually being added to the event calendar and will be advertised on Facebook once the event is live on the website.

Upcoming Meets & Events

Freestyle Stroke Correction Clinic
 24 - 25 September
Warrnambool
#swimintospring
More Information
Kick Start Adult Swim Program
10 Oct - 16 Nov
MSAC
#swimintospring
More Information
MSV LC Relay Championships
Sunday 25 September
MSAC
Ind rego's close 11 Sept
More Information
Glamourhead Sharks Interclub Swim Meet
Saturday 22 October
Richmond Aquatic Centre
More Information
Kyabram Long Distance Meet
15-16 October
Echuca
 
More information
 Cousins T&T 
Great Victorian Swim Series 
2016/17 
Ocean Swims
More information

 

More meets & events:

2016 Swim Series

The next and fifth event in the MSA 2016 National Swim Series is the SA Short Course State Cup at the 
SA State Aquatic & Leisure Centre 11 September. The Vics are doing really well so far with 64 women and 71 Men in the Top 10 across the age groups. Out of the age groups Vic has 6 women and 8 men sitting at 1st place. Well done everyone. You can go into the Swim Series progressive results through the Results Portal to see who they are.

WOW Open water registrations are open
This event incorporates both the Victorian Open Water Championships (open to Swimming Victoria and Masters Swimming Victoria members) and the WOW Challenge (open to the general public). WOW Open water is conducted by Williamstown Swimming and Life Saving Club and Swimming Victoria. Swimmers of all ages and abilities will have the opportunity to choose from a range of swim distances. To register or find out more info click here

Coaching Course new date. 
A new date has been set for MSV's Club Coach Course: October 23 Sunday 
We highly encourage any expressions of interest to come forward now, as courses are limited yet very valuable. Contact MSV for more information

2017 National Championships

The 42nd Masters Swimming Australia Championships will be hosted by Queensland.  The event will take place at the Gold Coast Aquatic Centre, Southport from 8 - 11 March 2017. Lots of information is already available - visit MSQ's wesbite for details, including the brochure and a very exciting program.

Rip Race

First FREE open-water training session for those who want swim across The Rip this season will be held on the 29 October at Middle Brighton Pier. There will also be groups on the following dates: 26 November (Brighton), 24 December (Half Moon Bay) and 14 January (Brighton). To let them know if you are interested contact them via info@riprace.com.au or visit the website
 


Masters Swimming Victoria is turning a fun and fit FORTY, so we thought we'd invite you to come and celebrate this special milestone with us. 

Saturday 10 December
The Pavillion
Arts Centre Melbourne


More information available here

 

IST Travel Options - FINA 2017 Masters World Championships
International Sports Tours
(IST) have organised complete Travel Packages for every FINA Masters since Morocco in 1998, and the 17th FINA World Masters will be staged in the beautiful Eastern European city of Budapest, Hungary in 2017  will be no different. 

Want to know more

CLUB NEWS:

The Doncaster Dolphins were very busy at the
MSV SC Championships
last month and set lots of new records
(well done everyone)  
To read more about what has been happening at the Dolphins click here

News from the Glamourhood –
Goodbye Winter, Hello Glams’ Meet
 
What has been happening at the Glamourheads, lots as always. October will be no different with their 2016 Interclub Swim Meet, and of course their wonderful Trifle Competition AND Ross Wallis' Novelty Relay. 
And now read more about what they have been doing click here
Club Information
- VicHealth Club Grants
From 22nd August, clubs may be eligible to apply for VicHealth's Active Club Grants. For more information, visit VicHealth's website

- MSV General Meeting
The 2016 MSV General Meeting will be held September 13th (Please note the date change, no longer the 20th). 

- And most importantly - remember to 'Swim into Spring'
 
Drum roll please.. Introducing - TEAM APP!

Are you sick and tired of emails filling up your inbox? Need a new way to communicate?
The Management Committee in conjunction with our club representatives, have looked at feedback from our members and have created an account with Teamapp. This is a new way to communicate directly with you, our members.
More info here!
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