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Welcome to the June 7th edition of Club News!

Club News is designed to help Club Contacts stay updated with events, resources and important information relevant to their club and its members.  Club News will be delivered directly to your inbox fortnightly on a Friday.

We hope that you find this information useful and if you feel it is relevant to other committee members or your swimming community, please feel free to forward this on or share relevant articles on social media.

Clubs and Regions Invited to Affiliate for 2019-2020 Season

Clubs and Regions have now been invited to affiliate with Swimming Queensland for the 2019-2020 season.

Affiliation is the first step to get everything going for the new season. If you haven’t received your invitation, click here to view.
Affiliation is a three step process:
Step 1
Completion of the online affiliation form here.

Step 2
Payment of the affiliation invoice (which has been emailed to your Treasurer).

Step 3
Completion of the Entity Checklist to update all details in Swim Central for the new season. View checklist here.
An affiliation confirmation email will be sent once all three steps have been completed and we have confirmed no fees are outstanding.
Please note, if the affiliation process has not been completed before 1 July, access to Swim Central will be impacted for your Club until steps 1 and 2 of the process have been completed.

View the affiliation invitation

New Season Membership Fees

Membership fees for the 2019-2020 season have now been set.
You can view the fees for each region by clicking on the button below or heading to our website here!

These membership fees include the Swimming Australia, Swimming Queensland and your Region's membership fee components.

Please note, we will provide details on how to complete the membership renewal process through Swim Central at our upcoming training sessions and through detailed resources - please ensure you do not action anything in Swim Central just yet.

View membership fees

2019 Speedo Short Course Preparation Meet - Event Information

Find out all you need to know about the 2019 Speedo Short Course Preparation Meet
Entries are now open in Swim Central for our first meet of the season; the 2019 Speedo Short Course Preparation Meet!
Nominate through Swim Central using our handy graphical guide pictured below or using this step by step guide.
Head to our website to view our meet information booklet, including the qualifying times, program of events, event details and entry procedures. Our event page will also be updated with the entry list, timeline and live results links as the information becomes available.
To help you beat the crowds at the gate, online tickets will also be available shortly through Ticketbooth. Don’t forget if you do purchase online you can simply bring your tickets (printed or electronic) straight to the online tickets counter at the event.

Keep an eye on this page for all the event details!

Inclusion & diversity at your Club

Swimming Queensland is committed to a swimming-for-all philosophy by creating opportunities for all Queenslanders to participate in our sport. We encourage clubs to provide a safe, fun an inclusive environment for people of all ages, abilities, skill levels and backgrounds.

Creating an inclusive club enables individuals to experience the water in a safe and fun environment and provides important learning experience that benefit the entire community by:

  • Providing safer water-aware clubs and schools;
  • Fostering health and fitness;
  • Developing swimming competition opportunities;
  • Creating family orientated activities;
  • Facilitating community cohesion and more social engagement.
We have information for how clubs can create a more inclusive environment for their members on our website here. In addition to this, Play By The Rules have a great range of resources and articles to help your club.
View Play By The Rules website


Look what's just about to dive into the SQ Swim Shop!!!
The brand new Speedo LZR Pure Intent & Pure Valor are coming in an all new colour - Phoenix Red!

Call us today on (07) 3245 3907 to make sure you're one of the first to get your hands on these beauties! They're surely not going to last long!

Don't forget!
SQ Members receive 10% off all full-priced items everyday!
Click here to view all current LZR Racing Suits

Upcoming SQ Events

2019 Speedo Short Course Preparation Meet
13-14 July 2019, Brisbane Aquatic Centre
2019 McDonald’s Queensland Short Course Championships
16-18 August 2019, Brisbane Aquatic Centre

2019 Medal Shots Long Course Preparation Meet
5-6 October 2019, Brisbane Aquatic Centre

2019 McDonald's Open Water Championships
19 October 2019, Lake Kawana

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