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New Season 2021/22

Club training starts Monday 30th August 2021

We can’t wait to to get back! Club membership and payment details will be emailed to members in the coming weeks. Registration must be completed before athletes can return. See new schedule below.

Information has been sent to Performance Squad athletes, who return Monday 16th August.

Coaching queries to Helen at bluefin.headcoach@gmail.com, all other queries to Christine at bluefin.secretary@gmail.com.

Term Dates

Skills, Development, Competitive and Endurance Squads

Total: 38 weeks

Term One: 15 weeks
Monday 30th August to Sunday 12th December

Term Two: 14 weeks
Monday 3rd January to Sunday 10th April

Term Three: 9 weeks
Monday 25th April to Sunday 26th June

Performance Squad

Total: 50 weeks

Term One: 20 weeks
Monday 16th August to Thursday 30th December

Term Two: 15 weeks
Monday 3rd January to Saturday 16th April

Term Three: 15 weeks
Monday 18th April to Sunday 30th July

(All dates and training times are subject to change)

NOTICE OF AGM 2021

The Bluefin Swimming Club Annual General Meeting (AGM) will be held on Wednesday 08th September at 7pm sharp.  Members will be sent an email invitation to join the AGM via ZOOM video conference.

The AGM is an extremely important date in our calendar and represents an ideal opportunity for parents to express their views and to contribute to the decision-making process of the club. Every swimmer should be represented at the meeting by at least one parent/guardian. 

A number of important elections will take place, including elections to committee and other roles that support the work of the committee.

We are looking for nominations on committee for the following positions. Please forward all nominations for committee, naming proposer and seconder to the Club Secretary on or before Wednesday September 01st  (week before).
–  Chairperson
–  Vice-Chairperson
–  Secretary
–  Vice-Secretary
–  Vice-Treasurer
–  CCO Child Welfare Officer
–  Assistant Registration Officer

We encourage all parents to consider putting their name forward for one of the roles to support the committee. Please forward any motion for consideration, naming proposer and seconder to the Club Secretary on or before Wednesday August 25th.
 – Parent-in-Attendance Secretary
– Education Officer
– Club Public Relations Officer (website, press releases)
– Assistant Gala Secretary
– Special Activities Coordinator

Motions must be received on, or before, Wednesday August 25th, by the Club Secretary at bluefin.secretary@gmail.com

Agenda

1.  Introduction
2.  Chairperson’s Report
3.  Minutes of the last AGM
4.  Apologies
5.  Chairman’s Report
6.  Treasurer’s Report and Financial Statements for year to
7.  Head Coach Report
8.  Elections of officers and committee
9.  Notices of Motion/s
10. All other business

Regional Squad Programme 2021/22

Applications for the 2021/22 Regional Skills Academy, Development Stage 1 and Development Stage 2 will go live at 9am on Friday 6th August and close at 11:59pm on Thursday 26th August 2021.

The programme is directed at male athletes born 2010 to 1999 and female athletes born 2010 to 2000.

Please click here to see full details.

You can access the application portal via the Swim Ireland website HERE.

If you are unsure of your login details, please contact Christine for your athlete’s username, or contact Swim Ireland Membership at membership@swimireland.ie

Queries to andrewreid@swimireland.ie

Final revised PIA Roster July

New PIA Roster for July updated July 11.07.2021

Please see below the revised PIA roster for July and take note of your dates.

Training will NOT proceed without a Parent in Attendance (PIA).
Please remember to complete your online screening form before 7pm the night before your session. If you’re unable to attend, it is your responsibility to organise a replacement. Do not assume that another parent will attend.