Cronulla Sharks Swimming Club

 

 

How to Join

On this page you'll find everything you need to know about our Club and how our activities are run. 

Membership

Our annual membership is $10 for swimmers and non-swimmers Membership covers the swimming year (summer and winter seasons) - 1st March to 28th February.  To access the membership form please click HERE.

Signing On

Our Race Secretary & Chief Handicapper will enter swimmers into races. 

CLUB RACES START AT 7:45 PM SHARP EVERY TUESDAY NIGHT,  IT IS IMPORTANT THAT YOU SIGN-ON BEFORE 7:30pm.  

Pool Entry

Club entry on Tuesday Nights Friday is $5 for everyone (swimmers and non-swimmers) and you pay the entry to the Treasurer at Handicappers Table.  The entry fee goes towards covering the cost of supporting the clubs operating costs for pool hire, end of year trophies.

GENERAL SWIMMING RULES

The swimming year runs from the beginning of March until the end of February the next year and consists of Winter Season ( March to August inclusive ) and Summer Season ( September to February inclusive).

The closing time of entries for each swim night is 7:30pm and or shall be at the discretion of the Race Committee.
Form stroke swimming is permitted in all events. Random lanes shall be allocated by the Handicapper for all events. A member may nominate for both the sprint races each night, e.g. 25 and 50 metre events, but can nominate for only one (1) of the distance races, e.g. a 100 or 200 or 400 metre event.

HANDICAPS
For all handicap races held, a varying "blow time" shall be applied to these races. The race distances and applicable blow times are as follows:-
25 metres 0.5 seconds
50 metres 1.0 seconds
100 metres 2.0 seconds
200 metres 4.0 seconds
400 metres 8.0 seconds

A Monthly Pointscore shall consist of not less than three (3) weeks and not more than four (4) weeks.
Points allocated for events are as follows:-
4 points for 1st
3 points for 2nd
2 points for 3rd
1 point for all other swimmers.