A number of swimmers have expressed an interest in competing in the Ocean Swim Series held off Takapuna Beach on Saturday 31 March 2012. With the abilities of swimmers in the club, we feel targetting either the Give It A Go’ 300m Ocean Swim or the ‘Step It Up’ 1000m Ocean Swim would be the best two options depending on confidence and swimming capability.
Entering the event would be solely up to the individual, and Northcote Swimming Club would not take any responsibility for ensuring suitability for entry, or safety whilst competing. The decision to enter has to be made by the individual, or by the parents/guardians of the swimmer depending on their age.
However Ryan Archer, our Head Coach, would be able to provide a reasonable assessment of your child's ability and whether they were up to swimming the required distance. We would also look to have more "distance" oriented sessions in Term 1 2012 to assist with fitness.
We are also looking to hold 1 - 2 training sessions at the beach prior to the event to further assist new entrants.