Welcome to the Wharenui Sports Centre, the home of the Wharenui
Swim Club in the heart of Christchurch.
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The Wharenui Swim Club is one of the largest swim clubs in New
Zealand with a proud history of swimming successes and
innovations. Our team spirit is found throughout all levels of
the club, from the "Learn to Swim" programme up to the top
You can also learn to swim at Wharenui. We offer special
baby/infant/pre-school swimming lessons as well as classes for
school children (including holiday programmes) and adults.
The Wharenui Swimming Club, one of the oldest swimming clubs in
New Zealand has turned out both Commonwealth and Olympic
champions. If you aspire to achieving goals in swimming, the
Wharenui Swimming Club, which has been built on years of
tradition and excellence is the place to be. Qualified and
dedicated coaches will help you achieve your goals. You can
compete locally, nationally or internationally. Or join the
Masters Swimming Club programme keep fit and improve your
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WELCOME TO 2014! We really hope you all had a relaxing, fun break over Christmas.
We are still in the planning phase for 2014 but have some information that you will all be happy to hear about.....
Training for this Saturday 15 February 2014 as follows -
- This is aimed at all u12 and u14 players, but u16 can come along to help out.
- Jellie Park
- All to arrive at 2.30pm, James to do warm up with some dryland at 2.40pm, then compulsory swim training(at least 10 lengths).
- Then into sports pool on dot of 3.00pm for skills/ practice game.
We have only one hour so there is no time at all for any mucking about. Sorry about the short notice but we have only been advised there is pool space available
last night. This is a free club day for juniors 3.00pm to 4.00pm. Just pay pool entry.
Pool time is at a premium at the moment so we must make the most of every opportunity - we will need to be strict with our behaviour at the pool as it is
very difficult to manage large numbers who are mucking about, it is a noisy place and it is hard on the coaches when thay are having to keep asking people to focus.
Please make sure you think about this.....
Attached is a DRAFT copy of the year ahead for Canterbury ,
NZ polo so you have an idea of when and what may be ahead.
Also attached is Panpacs information. If you would like to be considered you must
register your interest as per the letter. There will be further information in the next week or so.
We look forward to seeing as many of you on Saturday as possible.
We hope to have this regular Saturday slot but I will confirm this.
We seek a mature person to work with the team at Wharenui. Hours of work Monday, Wednesday, Friday 6am - 9am, finishing times can be flexible.
To apply you must have:
- Current Lifeguard Award
- Current First Aid Certificate
Please send CV to email@example.com
Congratulations to the following on their selection in the U16 National team. Click here for more information on the travel arrangements and costs.
- Seb Van Harselaar
- Zac Clark
- Michael Knopick
- James Hamilton
- Fionnbharr Hyland
- Michael Newton
- Jackson Olds
- Ellis Lawrence
- Ben McMahon
- Ethan Clements
- Bradford Shortland
- Coach: Rory Hamilton
- Manager: Sharon Olds
Wharenui Swim Club are sending 2 of our top swimmers
(Matthew Hutchins 100/200 free and William Campbell 100/200
fly and our Head Coach (Martin Harris) to Australia for the
Trans Tasman Tri Series 2012, along with other top
developing talent from around New Zealand. The team is made
up of 12 boys and 12 girls (Click
for more details on the team). This is a two yearly
event and alternates between being held in NZ and Australia.
Meets take place in
- Canberra 2nd and 3rd July
- Wagga Wagga 4th and 5th July
- Melbourne 6th and 7th July
The 2012 Trans Tasman competition is a development
competition for swimmers under 18 years old. The competition
will be conducted over four venues in Australia and provide
racing opportunities against some of Australiaâ€™s top
You can follow the progress here or get live results
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