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30-May-2012 Glenalmond Summer Swim Camp
I can now confirm details of the summer swim camp at Glenalmond in July for Sharks & Orcas swimmers which will be run by Sheppard Swim School. The swim camp will be on 23rd July 2012 - 25th July 2012 (3 days) from 9.30am - 3.30pm. The cost of the 3 day swim camp will be:- 30.00 per swimmer (bring your own packed lunch) or 45.00 per swimmer (cooked lunch with salad bar, drink and dessert) We are hiring a bus to transport all the kids to Glenalmond and back each day. The total cost of the bus hire is 600 and we are hoping to fundraise within the next 4-6 weeks to try and raise this money. I hope you will be able to support us in all our fundraising events. The closing date for interest and payment is 6th June 2012. Please speak to Carol Millar or Stewart Maxwell or check the Members Forum for more details.
30-May-2012 Carnegie Mini Meet
The Club's annual Mini Meet will be held on Sunday the 10th of June at the Carnegie centre. If anyone would like to volunteer their help on the day please speak to Andra Laird.
30-May-2012 Fuerteventura 2013 Fundraising
The Club are planning to hold a race night in September in aid of the Feurteventura 2013 performance swim camp. Please speak to Sharon Bowman if you have any ideas for the night.
30-May-2012 Squad Fees
Notification of squad fee increases are now available on the Members Forum and become effective from 1st June 2012.
08-Apr-2012 Good Luck Stefan
Carnegie swimmer Stefan Hoggan is in Sheffield this weekend competing at the British Disability Championships hoping to achive a qualifying time for this years Paralympics in London. Stefan has had solid swims so far in his 50m & 100m Free but has his strongest event today in the 100m Fly. Lets Go Stefan.
08-Apr-2012 Carnegie Claim 4th Position at SNAGs
20 Carnegie swimmers from the Performance squads competed at the Scottish National Age Groups from 31st March to 4th April 2012 at Sunderland Aquatic Centre. There were some brilliant performances throughout the meet with Carnegie swimmers helping the Club take 4th position overall in the team event against some very strong composite clubs. Mark Szaranek claimed an award for Top 16yrs and under Male Performance for his 400 Free swim, an excellent achievement. There were also many East District and Scottish Age group records broken by our talented swimmers. Well done to everyone who took part.
04-Mar-2012 Lifetime bests galore at East District Challenge meet
A small team of Carnegie swimmers from the Junior Development up to the Performance squads competed at the East District Challenge meet held at FIPRE Glenrothes over the weekend of 3rd and 4th March 2012. See link for full meet report.
01-Mar-2012 Dunfermline and West Fife Sports Awards 2011
Carnegie Swimming Club nominees pick up four awards at the annual ceremony held on Wednesday 29th February at the Glen Pavilion.
See link for full details.
14-Feb-2012 Bobby Greenlees
It is with great sadness that we have learnt of the passing of Bobby Greenlees who died yesterday after a spell of illness. Bobby, from Lochgelly, was 80 last October. Bobby was a real gentleman and the swimming world has lost a big character and lovely man. Our thoughts are with his family at this difficult time
06-Feb-2012 Carnegie SC Triumph at East District Age Group Championships
Winning the Solripe Cup and beating our close rivals Warrender Bath Club is a massive achievement for a club of our size.
See meet report for full details.
22-Jan-2012 Carnegie SC runners up in Spring Graded Meet at CLC
Yet another successful meet for Carnegie Swimming Clubs youngsters, this time at the Carnegie Spring Graded Meet held at the newly refurbished Carnegie Leisure Centre over the weekend on 21st/22nd January.
See meet report for full details.
07-Dec-2011 Carnegie Swimmers Shine at East District Age Groups
Extending their lead over Edinburgh rivals and defending champions Warrender Bath Club by 2pts.
See meet report for full details.
04-Dec-2011 New Photo Gallery Added - Mitchell Trophy
157 new photographs taken at the Mitchell Trophy, Inverness on 12/13 November added to the Gallery page.
24-Oct-2011 New Photo Gallery Added - Inter Counties
45 new photographs taken at the Inter Counties Championships, Sheffield added to the Gallery page.
18-Sep-2011 Young swimmers on form at the Carnegie Mini Meet
A small team of 14 young Carnegie swimmers competed at the annual Carnegie Mini meet at FIPRE Glenrothes and there were some
outstanding performances. See gala report for full details.
05-Sep-2011 Carnegie swimmers in great form at Dunedin Challenge
Some superb performances with Craig McLean and Sarah Donnelly winning top boy/girl awards. Craig also broke 11 meet records, 6 ED and 4 Scotttish Age Group records. See gala report for full details.
12-Jun-2011 Carnegie top team at Incas Distance meet  
See gala report for full details
03-Jun-2011 Revised training timetable now in operation  
See TRAINING page on website for full details
28-May-2011 Carnegie take best club award at DASC sprint gala  
See gala report for full details.
26-May-2011 Carnegie swimmers selected by Scotland (South & East) team
Fantastic news as we have learned that 6 Carnegie swimmers have been selected by the Scotland ( South & East ) team to compete for them at this years UK School games.

The competition this year will be held at Ponds Forge, Sheffield from the 1st-4th September.

The swimmers selected are :

Myles Hershaw
Blair Hershaw
Lewis Kirby
Craig Bowman
Rachael O'Donnell
Chelsea Lawson


Well done everyone on your selection!!!!
23-May-2011  Medal Blitz for Carnegie Youngsters at Sunderland
See gala report for full details.
08-Mar-2011  Club AGM Notification
The Club AGM will take place on Wednesday 30th March 2011, 7.00pm at Cowdenbath Leisure Centre, Cowdenbeath.  The committee which represents you as a member/parent and looks after the interests of the club and its members is formally appointed at this AGM and all are invited to attend in support.  The notification, agenda and Nominations of Officers in relation to the AGM came be found on the Admin Page
31-Jan-2011  Training Sheets Updated
The training sheets for both Tulliallan and Stirling NSA have been updated with some changes to days, sessions etc. Check the Training page for full details.
31-Jan-2011  Updated Timetable Begins
The updated timetable begins from today, Monday the 31st January 2011. Full details of the new timetable are on the Training page and our Members Forum.
17-Jan-2011  Training Information This Weekend
Due to the Stirling & LDD meets both being on this weekend there is no Saturday session at Tulliallan on Saturday the 22nd for Orcas & Jnr Development squads. This session will be used by the Performance squad as there is no Stirling NSA session this week.
17-Jan-2011  Updated Training Timetable
Our main training timetable has been updated slightly due to some additional pooltime acquired and to ensure sessions are properly covered by our coaches. The updated timetable is now on the main Training page of the website and the Squad section on our Members Forum. Please read it carefully to see any changes to your squads sessions. The new timetable will come into affect on Monday the 31st January 2011 although changes to Friday sessions for some squads begin this Friday the 21st.
17-Jan-2011  Carnegie Swimmers Perform Well At Burns Meet
A small group of Carnegie swimmers travelled down to Sheffield last weekend for the Burns Meet which involved some of Britains top swimmers including Becky Adlington, Liam Tancock & Fran Halsall. Head Coach John Szaranek was pleased with his swimmers efforts particularly coming so soon after last weekends superb Scottish Short Course displays. It shows that all the hard work over the festive period really was worthwhile.
11-Jan-2011  Superb Displays At Scottish Short Course
There were some amazing displays from Carnegie swimmers at last weekends National Short Course in Tollcross. Mark Szaranek, Rachael O'Donnell and Chelsea Lawson had top individual performances and both our boys and girls relay teams won all 6 National Junior titles, some in new record times, an amazing achievement. The teams consisted of Chelsea, Rachael, Zoe Mitchell, Sam Caulfield and Ellie Brisbane for the girls, Mark, Lewis Kirby, Craig Bowman and Blair Hershaw for the boys. A full report will be on our competition page soon. Head Coach John Szaranek was rightly proud of all his swimmers, well done to all who competed for Carnegie.
04-Jan-2011  Training Info
The Clubs normal training programme will commence from Thursday 6th January. Please check on the Members Forum regularly for all the latest updates. There will be no training over the weekend for the Performance squad who are all involved at Tollcross.
04-Jan-2011  Thank You
A special thank you to everyone at Bowhill Swimming Pool, Tulliallan Police College & Dollar Academy for giving us pooltime over the festive period to put together a comprehensive training programme for the Carnegie swimmers competing at the Scottish Short Course this weekend.
04-Jan-2011  Happy New Year
Best Wishes for 2011 from everyone involved with Carnegie Swimming Club.
02-Dec-2010  East District Championships - POSTPONED
The East District Championships at FIRPE on the weekend of the 4th and 5th December 2010 have been POSTPONED due to the severe weather conditions.  New dates will be identified and passed on.
17-Nov-2010  New Club Kit
Now available are a black and white TYR Bag with Carnegie Swimming Club Logo on top flap and a Speedo LZR Racer Towel with Carnegie Swimming Club Logo on it.
See the members forum for details on how to order which will close on 30th November 2010.
17-Nov-2010  Presentation Night
I think everyone would agree that the presentation night was a great success. A big thank you must go out to all those who helped organise the night and run it so smoothly.
A fantastic night, great people and a good venue all made it a memourable evening.
02-Nov-2010  Tollcross Gala - Thank You
Well done and thank you to everyone who attended and helped out at the Winter Meet at Tollcross.  Your assistance was greatly appreciated and help to make the whole gala run smoothly.
02-Nov-2010  Presentation Night - Last chance for tickets!
Tickets for the Presentation Night need to be purchased by this Sunday 7th November as
we need to supply numbers to the venue.  If you have not got them yet or want more then get a move on and see your squad rep as soon as possible.
14-Oct-2010  Fundraising Info
Tombola items are needed please for the Carnegie Mini Meet on the 21st November and are to be handed to either Squad Reps or Sharon Bowman. Also a reminder that all items for the Christmas hamper for the Carnegie Winter Meet are to be handed to Yvonne McElwee, Squad Reps or Sharon no later than 24th October.
11-Oct-2010  Presentation Night Tickets
Tickets for this years Presentation Night on Saturday the 13th November have to be purchased from Carnegie Squad Reps by Friday the 5th of November so we can confirm numbers to the Glen Pavilion management. Over 130 tickets have been sold already but the more the merrier !
11-Oct-2010  Fife Championships Success
A strong Carnegie team of around 60 swimmers comfortably retained the Don Trophy at yesterdays Fife Championships at FIPRE. Well done to all the swimmers who took part and produced some great performances.
05-Oct-2010  Stirling NSA Training Sat 9th Oct
Training at Stirling this Saturday 9th for the Performance & Performance Development Squads is at the slightly earlier time of 3:30-5:30pm and it will be reduced to 6x25m lanes this week.
05-Oct-2010  Fife Championships Warm Up Times
The warm up times for this Sundays Fife Championships are as follows:
Morning - warm up 0900 IM events (100 for 10s+under, 200 for 11s+)
Afternoon - warm up 1230 50s events (all 4 strokes)
Evening - Warm up 1600 Finals of 50s events from the afternoon session.
Can all swimmers be on poolside at least 15 mins before warm up to allow coaches to marshall them.
05-Oct-2010  Well Done Robbie
Well done to City Of Glasgow swimmer Robbie Renwick who has just taken Scotlands first Gold medal in the Mens 200m Free in Delhi.
05-Oct-2010  Well Done Kathryn
Ex Carnegie swimmer Kathryn Johnstone has just finished in 7th position in the final of the Womens 50m Breaststroke in Delhi this afternoon. This is a superb achievement for Kathryn in her first senior international competition and we are all really proud of her. Kathryn now swims at Edinburgh University under the guidance of Head Coach Chris Jones.
29-Sep-2010  Technical Officials
We need to provide Technical Officials for the East District Time Trial at FIPRE this weekend. If you can help out please respond to Colin Hershaw's message on our Members Forum.
29-Sep-2010  Leave A Message For The Scottish Squad In Delhi
Leave a message of support for the Scottish Team. All teams need support and here is the chance for you to show yours. If you want to send a message to the Scottish Team or individual athletes in the team then you can do it via the Scottish Swimming website. Remember ex Carnegie swimmer Kathryn Johnstone is competing and everyone at Carnegie wishes her and the rest of the Scottish Squad, all the best.
27-Sep-2010  Technical Official Workshops
Please note that the following workshops will be taking place in October. Spaces are still available for the workshops and anyone wishing to take part should contact Ralph Payne at RalphP26@aol.com
Judge 1 Wednesday 13 October, Auchterderran Church Hall, Cardenden, 6.45pm - 8.00pm.
Judge 1 Intermediate Wednesday 13 October, Auchterderran Church Hall, 8.00pm - 9.00pm.
24-Sep-2010  Special Guest At Presentation Night
Ex Canadian Olympic swimmer and top GB & Scottish Coach Gary Vandermeulen will attend our Presentation Night on Saturday the 13th November to present trophies to some of our prizewinners.
24-Sep-2010  Competition Calendar Updated
The Carnegie competition calendar for 2010-2011 season has been updated slightly. This is available to view on the Competition page.
23-Sep-2010  Nick Gillingham Talks At Carnegie Winter Meet
Clubs, we are pleased to announce that Nick Gillingham MBE will be giving two talks on Saturday October 30th at the Carnegie Winter Meet. Please find information poster attached. Tickets for the two talks, 'The Role Model Affect' (8am sharp) and 'Handling Pressure' (12noon) are available on the day but cheaper to buy in advance. Tickets in advance for a combination of both talks are £15.00 for adults. Children are invited to the second talk, 'Handling Pressure' and in advance these tickets are £5.00. To advance book email: info@sheppardswimschool.co.uk
Nick Gillingham Poster
21-Sep-2010  Carnegie Club Championships
Well done to all the Carnegie swimmers who took part in the Club Championships last Sunday at FIPRE. There were lots of good performances from the swimmers. Thanks to all the parents who helped officiate on the day and to everyone who showed up to support the Club.
21-Sep-2010  October Swim Camp
The attached document has infomation on Sheppard Swim Schools' October Camps with Gary Vandermeulen.
Sheppard Swim Camp
16-Sep-2010  Carnegie Winter Meet Entries
There is less than a week to go for entries to our Long Course Winter Meet at Tollcross on 30th Oct. All Carnegie swimmers from Junior Development Squad up should be entering this meet. Please check with your squad coach if you are unsure which events to enter.
16-Sep-2010  Stirling NSA Training
The training sheet for Stirling NSA has been updated with a few changes. This is on the Training page of the website & the Members Forum.
15-Sep-2010  Programme For Club Championships
The final programme for this Sundays Club Championships at FIPRE is now on the Competition page and additional details are on the Members Forum. Entry is free so bring friends and family along to support the swimmers. The start time is 2pm and estimated finish time is 6pm.
15-Sep-2010  Carnegie Gala Calander
The Club have issued a Gala Calander for the 2010-2011 season and this can be seen on the Competition page and Members Forum.
13-Sep-2010  Tickets Now Available For Presentation Night
Tickets for this years Presentation Night / Disco / Buffet are now available from your Squad Reps priced £5 each and will also be available at the Club Championships at FIPRE on Sun 19th September. This years event will be held on Saturday the 13th November in the Main Hall at The Glen Pavilion in Dunfermline. Please feel free to invite along family & friends as the venue can hold up to 300 people.The Club will be part funding this event with money raised from our next Bags 2 Schools collection which is on Wednesday the 17th November, so please collect as much as you can this time.
13-Sep-2010  Geordie Wotherspoon Meet
Congratulations to the young Carnegie team that finished in 3rd position overall at last Sundays Geordie Wotherspoon Gala. Orcas Squad Coach Jane Milroy said there were lots of good individual and relay performances from the novice swimmers so well done everyone. Full report to follow.
08-Sep-2010  Dunedin Meet Report
A meet report for last weekends Dunedin gala is now on the Competition page of the website and the Members Forum.
07-Sep-2010  2010 Presentation Night
This years Presentation Night event has been confirmed as Saturday the 13th November in the Main Hall at the Glen Pavilion in Dunfermline. Details of ticket prices will be available soon.
06-Sep-2010  Stirling Training Saturday 11th Sept
The Stirling NSA session will be split this Saturday 11th. There are 2 lanes available from 4-6pm for the Performance Development swimmers and the Performance swimmers will train from 6-8pm.
06-Sep-2010  Carnegie Swimmers Dominate Dunedin Meet
Well done to all the Carnegie swimmers who competed at the Dunedin meet at the weekend. There were lots of medals won and personal best times posted. A full report will be available soon.
02-Sep-2010  UK Schools Games Starts Tomorrow
Carnegie swimmers Chelsea Lawson, Rachael O'Donnell, Blair Hershaw and Mark Szaranek travel down to the North East tomorrow for the 2010 UK Schools Games at Sunderland. The swimmers have been selected to represent the Scotland South & East Team, good luck guys! A one hour highlights programme will be broadcast on Saturday 18th September 07.00am till 08.00am and on Channel 4+1 from 08.00am till 09.00am.
02-Sep-2010  Slight Change To Training Timetable
The main training timetable has been updated to show a slightly earlier finish at Dollar on Monday and Thursdays. Swimmers have to be out of the changing rooms by 6:50pm for the next group coming in and parents must be there at this time to collect them.
30-Aug-2010  Great Afternoon At Elie
Thanks to everyone who turned up at Elie yesterday and made it such an enjoyable day. Around 40 swimmers and 3 big kids John, Gary & Ally, enjoyed the kayaks and the inflatable banana and thankfully the weather stayed fine. Thanks to the guys at Elie Watersports who made the afternoon run smoothly and ensured everyone had a go and also to all the parents who helped out at the BBQ afterwards.
26-Aug-2010  FINS Graded Meet Report
The meet report from the FINS gala last weekend is now on the Competition page.
24-Aug-2010  Fun Afternoon For Performance Squads
A fun afternoon for swimmers from both the Performance & Performance Development Squads has been arranged for this Sunday the 29th August at Elie beach. Ally has arranged to hire a speedboat with inflatable banana and some kayaks for the kids from 12 o'clock in the afternoon. We will also have a BBQ on the beach. This is a well done and thank you to all the Carnegie swimmers who competed for the Club at the SNAG's in April but all swimmers from these Squads can come along. Please check the Members Forum for full details.
23-Aug-2010  New Training Timetable Begins
The new training timetable will take effect from today. Please check regularly on the Members Forum for any changes to training.
23-Aug-2010  Great Meet For Rodgie
The final day at Sunderland saw Carnegie swimmer Craig Rodgie take Silver in the 100m Back to add to his 4 Gold medals over the course of the meet at the British Gas Nationals. Well done from everyone at Carnegie Craig.
20-Aug-2010  Gold No2 For Rodgie
Last night saw Gold medal number 2 for Carnegie swimmer Craig Rodgie at the British Gas ASA National Championships in Sunderland. Craig went into the final of the 100m Free in fastest position and despite being just outside his personal best time he took the Gold medal in the S14 category with 802 points with a time of 59.56, another great effort from Craig.
19-Aug-2010  Gold For Rodgie At British Nationals
The opening day at Sunderland for the British Gas ASA Championships saw a great start for Carnegie swimmer Craig Rodgie. 20 year old Craig from Dalgety Bay won the Gold medal in the MD 50m Free in a new personal best time of 27.01. A great start to the competition, well done Craig.
17-Aug-2010  Carnegie Dominate Fife League
We have been issued with the total points for the 4 Fife League meets this year and our combined Boys & Girls teams amassed a huge points total and well deserved overall victory. The Top 3 Final Standings were: 1st Carnegie 2406 pts - 2nd Fins 1145 pts - 3rd Steprock 722 pts. Well done again to all who competed and thanks to everyone for their support. All swimmers who took part in the Fife Leagues will receive an award at this years Presentation Night ( details of which will be issued soon ). Full details will be posted on the Results section of our Members Forum.
17-Aug-2010  Carnegie Swimmer Selected For Scottish Triathlon Squad
Congratulations to Carnegie swimmer Calum Ferguson who has just been selected by TriathlonScotland to go the British Youth Championships as part of the Performance Team. 15 year old Calum from Alva, will travel with the rest of the squad to Parc Bryn Bach in Wales on Sunday 19th September, good luck Calum and well done on your selection.
16-Aug-2010  Car Sharing
A topic has been started on the Training section of the Members Forum for people who are having difficulty getting transport to some of the new training venues. If anyone has transport problems or who can help someone else out then please reply to the Forum message with details.
16-Aug-2010  Land Training Resumes Tonight
Land training at Dunfermline High School resumes tonight, Monday 16th August for Performance Development & Junior Development Squads from 18:00-19:30pm.
11-Aug-2010  Club Championship Information
This years Carnegie Club Championships take place on Sunday 19th Sept at FIPRE. Warm up 2:00pm, gala starts 2:45 and due to end at 5:45. This year the club champs is OPT IN. If you don't enter you won't be swimming! Entries have to be in via the Members Forum by 6pm, Wed 8th September. There are full details of the events on our Members Forum.
11-Aug-2010  Chanel 4 To Show UK Schools Games Highlights
Anne O'Donnell has informed us that Channel 4 are planning to show a highlights programme of this years UK School Games at which we have 4 swimmers competing, Rachael O'Donnell, Chelsea Lawson, Blair Hershaw & Mark Szaranek will all compete for Scotland South & East. The one hour highlights programme will be broadcast on Saturday 18th September from 07:00am till 08:00am and on Channel 4+1 from 08:00am till 09:00am.To get the support of a major broadcaster like Channel 4 is fantastic for the event. The Sainsbury's UK School Games feature the next generation of sporting stars, at some of the best sporting venues the UK has to offer. Hopefully all our swimmers make it onto the telly !
11-Aug-2010  Training Resumes For Performance Squad
Training will resume tonight, Wed 11th Aug for Performance 1 & 2 and Performance Development 1 Squad at Cowdenbeath from 6-8.30pm.
09-Aug-2010  Bags 2 School Collection
Another date has been fixed for a fundraising Bags 2 School collection, it is Wednesday the 17th November. All bags must be handed in to Karen by Sunday the 14th November.
09-Aug-2010  Update To Main Training Timetable
In order to retain the Beginners lessons the Club have tweaked the main training timetable which is now showing on the main Training page of the website and the Members Forum. The Beginners will now go into the main pool at Cowdenbeath on a Saturday evening alongside Jennifer's Sharks from 6.30-7.30pm and the Orcas and Junior Development Squads will move through to Tulliallan from 4-6pm. Full details of when the Beginners lessons resume will be communicated as soon as possible.
30-Jul-2010  Day 3 At Sheffield
Mark Szaranek has qualified comfortably for the final this evening of the boys 14 yrs 400m Free. Lewis Kirby has just swam an excellent personal best time of 2:19.02 in the 200m Backstroke, taking nearly a full second off his entry time, well done Lewis.
29-Jul-2010  Hat-Trick For Mark On Day 2
Mark Szaranek has won Gold in all three of his finals this evening taking the 14yr old British Titles in the 200m Fly, 100m Free & 200m IM and smashing his own Scottish National Age Group Records in all three as well, an incredible effort. Mark Started the evening off with a Gold in the 200m Fly in a time of 2:07.39 winning by almost 2 seconds. He then took Gold in the 100m Free in a time of 53.68 and rounded the evening off by leading the pack by nearly 3 seconds winning Gold in the 200m IM in a time of 2:08.60, another Scottish Record and just outside the British Age Group Record. That's 4 Gold's out of 4 so far for him, a superb feat, well done Mark. Mark is in action again tomorrow in the 400m Free and Lewis Kirby competes in the 200m Backstroke, good luck boys.
29-Jul-2010  Day 2 At Sheffield
Mark Szaranek has qualified comfortably for all three finals this evening in the boys 14 yrs 200m Fly, 100m Free & 200m IM. Good Luck tonight Mark we're all behind you !
28-Jul-2010  Great End To Day 1 At Sheffield
Mark Szaranek takes Gold in the final of the boys 14 yrs 100m Backstroke at the British National Age Groups in Sheffield last night. Mark finished first in a time of 1:00.65 which is a new Scottish National Age Group record. There were also good performances from Lewis Kirby and Zoe Mitchell in the 100m Backstroke and 1500m Free.
27-Jun-2010  Good Luck Carnegie Swimmers
I'm sure everyone will join me in wishing good luck to the Carnegie swimmers who start travelling down to Sheffield from today for the British Age Group and Youth Championships which take place over the next 3 weeks.Lewis Kirby, Zoe Mitchell, Mark Szaranek, Chelsea Lawson, Rachael O'Donnell, Catriona Laird and Craig Rodgie will start heading off down South from today. Sammy Macmillan and Roisin Donnelly also qualified but have decided not to travel due to injury or illness. Best wishes to you all from everyone at Carnegie.
25-Jul-2010  International Open Water Success
While holidaying in the Turks & Caicos Islands in the Carribean, Isla McLeod secured Carnegie's first international open water title winning the overall female in the 1 mile 'Race for the Conch'.
Further details, pics, news reports in the forum.
07-Jul-2010  Start Back Dates After Summer
Please check the sheets on the Forum and the main Training page for details of all the squads and the days and training venues they return to after the summer holidays.
07-Jul-2010  Slight Change To Stirling NSA Timetable
A few more dates have been added to our training schedule at Stirling NSA and the sheet has been updated on the main Training page.
06-Jul-2010  Performance Development Squad Summer Break
This Saturday the 10th July will be the last day of training for the Performance Development Squad before their summer break. They will finish up after the Stirling NSA session from 4-6pm and will resume on Wednesday 11th August at Cowdenbeath 6-8.30pm. Have a nice break!
06-Jul-2010  Performance Squad Summer Training Programme
A training programme for the Performance Squad and the swimmers who will be competing at this years British is now available to view on the Training section and the Members Forum. This timetable will resume after our exit from HMS Caledonia this Saturday the 10th July and take us up to the start of the British at the beginning of August and the Summer break for the Performance Squad. Please read the programme carefully and check the Forum for full details of these sessions.
05-Jul-2010  New Training Timetable
The new Carnegie training timetable is now available to view on the Training section and the Members Forum. There are also lists of dates that squads will resume after the summer holidays and squad training lists for Tuesday nights after summer as some squads will be sharing pools. Please read lists and timetable carefully to see what changes have been made to your squad.
02-Jul-2010  Dunfermline Press Article
The Dunfermline Press have run the story this week of HMS Caley and their decision to withdraw access to the local clubs who use their facilities. Two local MSP's have given us their support to try and reverse the naval base's decision which stops our access from Saturday 10th July 2010. There are already a few interesting comments from people on the Dunfermline Press website. If you have any strong views on this subject please go online.
02-Jul-2010  New Timetable Update
The new training timetable, which we have been forced to formulate after the decision by HMS Caley to refuse all clubs access to their facilities, is almost ready to be shown to the committee for their approval and then issued to all our members. This will hopefully take place sometime next week. Summer shutdown and start back dates may change with the new timetable and more details of this will be on our Members Forum soon.
30-Jun-2010  Meeting On New Timetable
There is a meeting tonight with Carnegie President Gary Watson and the coaching staff to get a new timetable organised following the decision by HMS Caledonia to no longer allow our Club to train there. This will have a big impact on not only Carnegie but the other clubs who also used the facility but we are hopeful a decent timetable can be arranged for our swimmers. We will inform you as soon as possible on any outcome.
30-Jun-2010  Carnegie Swimmers Perform Well At Scottish Open
There were lots of good performances from the Carnegie Swimmers at the Scottish Open & Age Group Championships at Tollcross in Glasgow last week. The event also incorporated the Delhi 2010 Commonwealth Games qualifying trials and was attended by top swimmers from the whole of Britain including Rebecca Adlington and Hannah Miley. Head Coach John Szaranek was rightly pleased with the effort shown from all the Carnegie swimmers. Well done everyone.
21-Jun-2010  Good Luck Carnegie Swimmers Just a reminder for everyone that most of our Performance squad swimmers will be involved throughout this week in the Scottish Open & Age Group Championships at Tollcross in Glasgow. The event starts tomorrow morning and runs thru till Sunday night and will feature some of British swimmings biggest names. I'm sure you will all join me in wishing all of our swimmers and coaches the very best of luck for a successful meet
21-Jun-2010  British Masters 2010 Update
'The British Masters and Senior Age Group Long Course Championships were held at Tollcross, Glasgow this weekend. The Carnegie Masters who took part were in great form and produced some stunning swims. It proved to be a fantastic weekend and the culmination of many weeks of dedication and hard training. Amongst the individual medals and record breaking performances was a European Masters record for the 4 x 100m Free relay. Well done everyone! Full list of results to follow.
18-Jun-2010  HMS Caley Fair
This Sunday 20th July is the Bi-Annual Fair at HMS CALEDONIA. The aim of the Fair is to raise money for local & military charities. The main recipients this year are the Mary Leishman Foundation & CHAS. A family fun day including stalls, displays, vintage bus rides, music from the Band of HM Marines Scotland, a free fall parachute display, culminating with the presentation of the Queens Colours to the Sea Cadets by Fife's Lord Lieutenant. It is free to enter and takes place from 10am till 4pm..
18-Jun-2010  Advance Notification Of Stirling NSA Car Park
We have been sent the following information regarding the car park closure at Stirling on Saturday the 10th July: We are hosting a Big Fun Run on the above date and therefore require to close the car park at the sports centre / swimming pool from the Friday evening. It will be closed until approx. 6.00pm on the Saturday. Only disabled users will be allowed access when it is closed. Please use alternative car parking at the top of the hill (at the main University building) or at the University residences. .
18-Jun-2010  Good Luck Carnegie Masters Swimmers
Good luck to all the Carnegie Masters swimmers who will be involved in the British Gas Masters and Senior Age Group Championships 2010 which begins today for 3 days at Tollcross in Glasgow. The squad have been training hard so hopefully it will be another successful competition for them.
14-Jun-2010  Carnegie Long Course Winter Meet
Full details of the Carnegie Long Course Winter Meet at Tollcross, Glasgow on Sat & Sun the 30th / 31st October are now available. Prize money for the sprint events has been increased this year. See attached document for all the meet information which is also available on Swimscotland website..
Carnegie LC Winter Meet
14-Jun-2010  Free Coaching Sessions In Summer For Carnegie Swimmers
Carnegie Coaches John Kirby and Gary Hallam are undertaking a UKCC L2 course at the NSA Stirling (18th - 25th July). As part of this course, the organisers are looking for volunteer swimmers to undertake a "free coaching" session(s). They are seeking swimmers from the ability range of the Orcas, Junior Development and Performance Development 2 squads. If any swimmers are interested, please complete the attached document and email Gary Hallam by Friday 25th June at the latest, who will then forward them on to the organisers. If you have any questions contact Gary or the course organisers direct. Many thanks in advance.
UKCC Free Coaching Info
14-Jun-2010  Fife League Round Up
Well done to all the Carnegie swimmers who competed in the final Fife League / Novice League of the year on Sat 12th at FIPRE. There were many superb swims and new personal best times achieved and Ally was delighted with the commitment shown by everyone. Thanks also to the parents for their support. The final points will be available and posted soon.
14-Jun-2010  Training Info
The latest training information for this weekend leading into the Scottish Open has been posted on the Members Forum. Please check it carefully for any changes to your squad's training.
03-Jun-2010  Fundraising
The latest Bags 2 School fundraising collection has raised £240 for the Club. A big thank you to everyone who helped out with this.
01-Jun-2010  Squad Name Changes
Just to inform you that there have been a couple of squad name changes in the younger squads and the training timetable has been updated to show these changes. A / B squad will now be know as the Sharks and C / D squad will now be known as the Orcas.
01-Jun-2010  Carnegie 2nd At City Of Sunderland Meet
A big well done to all the swimmers who travelled down to Sunderland at the weekend and who helped us to take 2nd place in the Top Club rankings behind City Of Newcastle. There were great swims across the board in every age group. Thanks to all the parents who travelled down to support us and to all those who helped officiate.
26-May-2010  Time Trial
Thanks to all the people who helped arrange and run the time trial that was held at FIPRE last night, Tuesday 25th May, in order for swimmers to attain Bronze Squad times they needed.
26-May-2010  Training Info
Please remember that training at Tulliallan this Saturday 29th May has been cancelled and Junior Development, C & D squads will now train at Stirling NSA from 4-6pm. Performance swimmers not away to Sunderland can also attend this session.
25-May-2010  DASC Meet Report
The attached document has the report from last Saturdays action at the DASC annual mini sprint at FIPRE. It was a fine performance from the young Carnegie team who were eventually just pipped to the Top Team trophy by Alloa. A special mention must go to 11 year old Carnegie swimmers Sophie Ross and Sarah Carstairs who shared the Top Girl title. Also winning Top Girl in the 10 year old age group for Carnegie was Megan McGhee. Well done girls and thanks to those who competed for the Club.
DASC Meet Report 2010
24-May-2010  Updated Sunderland Itinerary
Please check the Members Forum as soon as possible for the updated itinerary for Sunderland from Brenda Kirby. The minibuses will now be leaving Inverkeithing Park & Ride at 2pm sharp.
24-May-2010  June Fife League Swims
The attached document has the updated list of Carnegie swimmers who will compete at the final Fife League meet on Saturday 12th June 2010. If anyone cannot attend would you please get in touch with your squad coach as soon as possible.
June Fife League Swims
21-May-2010  Scottish Open Entries
Can swimmers please put their entries in for the Scottish Open on the Members Forum as soon as possible. The closing date for entries is next Wednesday the 22nd May.
21-May-2010  HMS Caley Closing For Bank Holiday
Just to inform you that due to the upcoming bank holiday weekend our session on Monday 31st May for Perf Dev 2 and Jnr Dev squads has been cancelled between 4-6pm.
21-May-2010  Stirling Training Info
Just a quick reminder that due to the Scottish Silver Squad training session at Stirling this week our session has been cancelled between 4-6pm. The Stirling session next Saturday 29th is open to swimmers who are not away competing at the Sunderland meet.
21-May-2010  Training Info
Just a quick reminder that due to the DASC gala tomorrow, Sat 22nd May, training at Tulliallan has been cancelled between 4-6pm. Good luck to all the Carnegie swimmers competing at the DASC meet.
18-May-2010  Stirling NSA Dates Confirmed
We have now confirmed our long course training at Stirling until June 2011 and the list with dates, times and available lanes is now posted on the Training section of the Forum. Many thanks to Gillian Barber and Karen McKilligan for their hard work in arranging this.
18-May-2010  Sunderland Draft Itinerary
Brenda Kirby has issued a draft itinerary for Sunderland which is on the General section of the Members Forum. Please read it carefully and let Brenda know if you can leave earlier if needed.
18-May-2010  Carnegie Summer Shutdown Dates
The dates for the summer shutdown of all Carnegie squads has been put up on the Members Forum. Please check it carefully.
18-May-2010  Fife League Meet 3
Well done to all the Carnegie swimmers who competed at the 3rd Fife League and Novice League Meets on Sunday 16th May. There were lots of good performances and personal best swims.
13-May-2010  Carnegie Swimmers Selected For UK Schools Games
Congratulations to Chelsea Lawson, Rachael O'Donnell, Blair Hershaw and Mark Szaranek who have been selected to represent the Scotland South & East Team at the forthcoming UK Schools Games at Sunderland in September. Well done guys!
13-May-2010  Fife League Meet 3 Programme
The organisers of this Sundays Fife Leagues & Novice Leagues are having difficulty printing off large amounts of programmes so have issued the programme for people to print off themselves. The Fife League programme can be seen below :
Fife League Meet 3 Programme
13-May-2010  Fife Novice League Meet 3 Programme
The organisers of this Sundays Fife Leagues & Novice Leagues are having difficulty printing off large amounts of programmes so have issued the programme for people to print off themselves. The Novice League programme can be seen below :
Fife Novice League Meet 3 Programme
10-May-2010  Haddington Total Swimmer Meet
Full results from Haddington Session 2 below :
Haddington Total Swimmer Session 2
10-May-2010  Haddington Total Swimmer Meet
Something a bit different yesterday at the Haddington Total Swimmer Meet in Prestonpans where a huge squad of 39 Carnegie swimmers from Junior Development to Performance, travelled through to compete for the Club. There were Meet & District records galore smashed by Carnegie swimmers Chelsea Lawson, Craig Bowman, Rachael O'Donnell & Mark Szaranek and all the swimmers enjoyed the atmosphere and the afternoon dancing !! Our thanks go to host club Haddington for an enjoyable day. Results from Session 1 can be seen below :
Haddington Total Swimmer Session 1
06-May-2010  New Training Timetable Issued
With our return to HMS Caledonia confirmed the training timetable has been updated on the Training page of the website and issued on the Members Forum. Please read it carefully for any changes to your current training.
04-May-2010  City Of Glasgow Meet Report
A good weekend for Carnegie swimmers at the Glasgow Long Course meet last weekend 1st & 2nd May at Tollcross swimming pool. Well done to all those who competed for the Club.
City Of Glasgow Meet Report
04-May-2010  Incas Distance Meet Report
A successful weekend for Carnegie swimmers at the Incas Distance meet last weekend 1st & 2nd May at Kircaldy swimming pool. Well done to all those who competed for the Club.
Incas Distance Meet Report
04-May-2010  HMS Caledonia Re-opens
Training resumes tonight at HMS Caley after the closure for urgent repairs. See the Members Forum for squad breakdown. A new training timetable will be issued very soon.
28-Apr-2010  Training Update
There is training available this weekend for various squads despite our attendance at the Incas Distance Meet & the COGST Long Course Meet. Details have been issued on the Members Forum.
28-Apr-2010  AGM Reminder
Just a quick reminder that the Carnegie AGM is tonight, Wed 28th April at Cowdenbeath Leisure Centre from 6:30pm. Please make every effort to attend.
26-Apr-2010  Falkirk Otters Meet Report
A successful weekend for Carnegie youngsters at the Falkirk Otters annual meet on Saturday 24th April at Larkhall swimming pool. Well done to all those who competed for the Club.
Falkirk Otters Meet Report
23-Apr-2010  May Fife League Swims
The attached document has the updated list of Carnegie swimmers who will compete at the third Fife League meet on Sunday 16th May 2010. If anyone cannot attend would you please get in touch with your squad coach as soon as possible. Swims may be moved around at short notice for people to gain District Squad times
May Fife League Swims
23-Apr-2010  COGST Long Course Draft Programme
The attached document has the draft programme for the City Of Glasgow Swim Team meet at Tollcross on the 1st & 2nd of May.
COGST Draft
19-Apr-2010  Pictures From Fife Leagues
A link has been added onto the Squads section of our Members Forum which will open up the pictures taken by Steve Adam at yesterdays Fife Leagues. They open up in Steve's Picasa site and from there you can edit and download them if you wish. Many thanks to Steve for his hard work.
19-Apr-2010  April Fife League Results
The attached document has the full results for last Sundays Fife League swims at FIPRE.
April Fife League Results
19-Apr-2010  April Novice League Results
The attached document has the full results for last Sundays Novice League swims at FIPRE.
April Novice League Results
08-Apr-2010  Good Start To SNAG's
It looks like it has been a good first morning at Tollcross with lots of Carnegie swimmers qualifying for the Finals tonight, many if whom will be in the centre lanes and hopefully battling for medals. Keep in touch with the action with live updates on the SwimScotland website.
08-Apr-2010  Good Luck :- )
Good luck to all the Carnegie swimmers who will represent the Club over the next few days at the Scottish National Age Groups at Tollcross Leisure Centre in Glasgow. Everyone has worked hard during the last year in the build up to this meet and we know you will all do your best. It's also been a year since John Szaranek has been Head Coach with the Club which continues to go from strength to strength. Happy Anniversary John !
06-Apr-2010  Incas Distance Meet
The acceptances for the above meet are now on our Competition page and will be on our Forum shortly. We need to provide officials for this meet so if anyone is willing to help then please put your name down on the Forum.
05-Apr-2010  April Fife League Swims
The attached document has the updated list of Carnegie swimmers who will compete at the second Fife League meet on Sunday 18th April 2010. If anyone cannot attend would you please get in touch with your squad coach as soon as possible. Swims may be moved around at short notice for people to gain Bronze Squad times
April Fife League Teams
05-Apr-2010  March Newsletter
The attached document is the monthly newsletter from John Kirby and Gary Hallam for the Clubs' younger Squad swimmers.
March Newsletter
02-Apr-2010  Sad News
The Club were saddened to hear news that City Of Glasgow Head Coach Eileen Adams had passed away this week. Eileen was responsible for the development of many top class Scottish swimmers in recent years including Robbie Renwick and she will be sorely missed in the swimming community. Our thoughts are with her family and all those involved at City Of Glasgow at this difficult time.
02-Apr-2010  Sad News
The Club were saddened to hear of the passing of Drew Young, the former Glenrothes Coach. The funeral of Drew will be held today at Kircaldy crematorium at 3pm. Our thoughts are with his family at this time.
30-Mar-2010  Carnegie Mini Meet
Our Mini Meet this year will be held at FIPRE on Sunday the 21st November.
30-Mar-2010  Carnegie Winter Meet At Tollcross
The Club has managed to secure Tollcross Leisure Centre in Glasgow for a 2 day long course meet this year for our Winter Meet. This meet will take place on the 30th and 31st October and will be either 4 or 5 sessions. Times and sessions will be confirmed soon.
30-Mar-2010  Carnegie Club Championships
We would like to issue some gala dates for your diaries kicking off with the Carnegie Club Championships, which this year will take place on Sunday 19th September at FIPRE from 2-6pm.
30-Mar-2010  AGM 2010
The Carnegie Swimming Club’s Annual General Meeting will take place on Wednesday 28th April 2010 6.30pm at Cowdenbeath Leisure Centre, Cowdenbeath. Please make every effort to attend as this is your chance to have your say in how the Club is managed. Full details are on the Admin section with links to the Agenda & Nomination of Officers.
29-Mar-2010  Carnegie Top Club At Warrender Junior Meet
The attached document has the report for the Warrender Junior Meet which took place on 27th / 28th March at FIPRE. There were lots of great swims with medals and pb's achieved to secure Carnegie as Top Club. Well done to all who competed and thanks to John Kirby and Gary Hallam for looking after the swimmers.
Warrender Junior Meet Report
24-Mar-2010  Membership Fees & SASA Fees
I have been asked to remind you that the Club fees and the SASA fees need to be paid today at the latest. If payment is not made then swimmers will NOT be allowed in the water as they will not be insured.
24-Mar-2010  March Fife League Results
The attached document has the full results for last Sundays Fife League swims at FIPRE.
March Fife League Results
24-Mar-2010  March Novice League Results
The attached document has the full results for last Sundays Novice League swims at FIPRE.
March Novice League Results
23-Mar-2010  Stirling Training
Training at Stirling NSA is limited to 2 lanes this Saturday 27th so a decision will be made by John as to who should attend this session. Info will be out soon.
23-Mar-2010  Tulliallan Training
Training is on as normal for all squads who attend this Friday the 26th, but there is no training on Sunday afternoon the 28th as lots of swimmers will be at the Warrender Meet.
23-Mar-2010  Scottish National Open 22nd - 27th June
The meet info is now available for the Scottish Open long course in June at Tollcross. This event will also incorporate the trials for the Commonwealth Games in Delhi. The meet info is on our Forum.
23-Mar-2010  Fife Leagues / Novice League
Well done to all the Carnegie swimmers who represented the Club last Sunday at the Fife Leagues & Novice League. There were lots of great performances from our squads and a great team spirit. We will get the swims for April sorted out soon and posted on the Members Forum.
16-Mar-2010  SNAG's Acceptances
The attached document has the acceptances for this years Scottish National Age groups in Tollcross from the 8th-11th of April.
SNAG's Acceptances
10-Mar-2010  Fife League Teams Update
The attached document has the updated list of Carnegie swimmers who will compete at the first Fife League meet on March 21st 2010. If anyone cannot attend would you please get in touch with your squad coach as soon as possible. Swims may be moved around at short notice for people to gain Bronze Squad times
March Fife League Teams
10-Mar-2010  Fife Leagues 2010 Duty Club Requirements
The attached document has the information on the requirements for the duty club at this years Fife Leagues.
Fife Leagues 2010 Duty Club Requirements
10-Mar-2010  Fife Leagues 2010 Club Duty Rota
The attached document has the information on the Club duty rota for this years Fife Leagues. Carnegie are on duty at the Fife Championships on Sunday 10th October.
Fife Leagues 2010 Duty Rota
10-Mar-2010  Carnegie Club Kit
The order form for our new club kit has been ammended and is now on the training section of the website and our Forum. We will be placing another order very soon. Please send your forms to Eddie Barber or hand them to your squad rep.
10-Mar-2010  Annual Membership Fees
The attached document has the information on the Carnegie membership fees & SASA fees for 2010. The fees are now due and must be paid by March 24th. If they are not paid by this time then swimmers are not insured and will not be allowed to train. Fees can be given to squad reps or committee members.
Membership & SASA Fees 2010
09-Mar-2010  Temporary Timetable Update
The latest temporary timetable, due to the prolonged Caley closure, has been updated to show the Sunday morning session with Gary Vandermeulen for the Performance Development squad as well giving this squad training time on Wednesday nights at Cowdenbeath. This has been done to boost the Performance Development squads' pooltime as they have been hardest hit by the Caley closure.
Temporary Timetable Update
08-Mar-2010  Stirling Training
Training at Stirling this Saturday 13th is at the later time of 6-8pm.
08-Mar-2010  East District Success
We managed to push Warrender all the way at the final weekend but they came out deserved winners and well done to them. Carnegie swimmers performed superbly across all the age groups to ensure we finished in a close second position. Well done to all who competed for the Club but special mention to top perfomers Craig Bowman, Rachael O'Donnell & Mark Szaranek for winning the Top Boy / Top Girl awards in their own age groups. There were East District and Scottish National Age group records galore broken at the weekend and most from our swimmers. Chelsea Lawson was also superb as were the boys 14/15 years relay teams which contained Mark Szaranek, Keiran Watson, Lewis Kirby and Myles and Blair Hershaw.
08-Mar-2010  Training Update
The Club have managed to secure a Sunday morning training session for the Performance Development Squad with world class coach Gary Vandermeulen at his Perthshire base. See Members Forum for full details.
05-Mar-2010  Good Luck Carnegie Swimmers
Good luck to all of our swimmers who are involved this weekend at the East District Finals. Hopefully we can push Warrender all the way in the battle for the Solripe Trophy for best Club.
05-Mar-2010  February Newsletter
The attached document is the monthly newsletter from John Kirby and Gary Hallam for the Clubs' younger Squad swimmers.
February Newsletter
03-Mar-2010  Good Luck Stefan
One of Carnegie's new recruits travels down to Ponds Forge Sheffield this weekend to compete in the DSE National Junior Championships on the 6th and 7th March. Stefan Hoggan will compete in individual events and relays for Scotland in the S9 class. Steffan has been working very hard at morning training where he is watched closely by Wendy Szaranek and although the Caley closure has limited his evening training, Head Coach John is confident he will do well. Good luck from all of us at Carnegie Stefan.
03-Mar-2010  Craig Rodgie Honoured At Scottish Swimming Awards
At last weekends Scottish Swimming Awards evening at Carnoustie, Carnegie Performance swimmer, Craig Rodgie, was awarded with the honour of Scottish Male Disability Swimmer Of The Year. This was partly down to his gold medal performance in the S14 100m backstroke at the IPC Swimming European Championships in Iceland earlier this year and his consistent performances leading up to that competition. Well done Craig, everyone at the Club are proud of your achievements.
01-Mar-2010  Carnegie Graded Meet Report
The attached document has the full report from JohnCarnegie Graded Meet. Well done to all the Carnegie swimmers who took part.
Carnegie Graded Meet Report
01-Mar-2010  Warrender Junior Meet
Acceptance sheets for the above meet are now on the Competition page and the Members Forum.
01-Mar-2010  East District Relay Teams
The attached document has the list of Carnegie swimmers who will compete in the East District relay events this weekend. John reserves the right to alter these teams as he sees fit.
East District Relay Teams
23-Feb-2010  Stirling Training
Please note there has been a mix up with the booking at Stirling this weekend so we do not have the pool booked on Saturday 27th, we have it booked on Sunday 28th from 6-8pm. John is over in Edinburgh with some of the Performance squad at this time so Ally has cancelled the Tulliallan session on Sunday 28th from 1-3pm and will take the Performance Development squad and any Performance swimmers not involved at Edinburgh Uni session. Please let Ally know if you can make this session.
23-Feb-2010  Members Forum
Please ensure that you regularly clear out your message INBOX on the Forum to ensure you receive all the latest messages and updates.
22-Feb-2010  Fife League Teams
The attached document has the list of Carnegie swimmers who will compete at the first Fife League meet on March 21st 2010. If anyone cannot attend would you please get in touch with your squad coach as soon as possible.
Fife League Teams
22-Feb-2010  Performance Squad Temporary Timetable
The attached timetable is for the Carnegie Performance squad and comes into effect from today. The Club are trying to be as flexible as possible with training during the caley closure so please speak to any of the coaches if you have any concerns.
Performance Temporary Timetable
19-Feb-2010  Temporary Timetable
The attached timetable is for the Carnegie squads from Beginners to Performance Development. We have still to complete the Performance timetable as we have to clear up some pooltime issues but we will inform you as soon as we have this done. Any short term changes to Performance will be notified by text / email. This temporary programme comes into effect from Monday 22nd Feb. Hopefully the Caley closure will be resolved quickly and we will keep you notified of any developments there.
Temporary Timetable
19-Feb-2010  Carnegie Graded Meet
Any volunteers for duties at tomorrows Graded Meet if you either let Andra know via the Forum or at FIPRE tomorrow from 8.15am. Many thanks.
16-Feb-2010  HMS Caley Closure
We have still not received any information from the base as to the extent of the problems or any timescale of a return. We will keep you informed if we hear any news but we are still searching for alternate pooltime to tide us over. Keep an eye on the Forum for last minute changes to training.
16-Feb-2010  Thanks
The Club would like to thank Russell Kidd, the sports facilities manager at Dollar Academy for all his efforts last week when we were searching for pooltime in the lead up to the Edinburgh International. This could lead to a permanent slot at this great training facility & the Club is extremely grateful.
16-Feb-2010  Edinburgh International
Well done to all the Carnegie swimmers who competed at Tollcross last weekend. There were lots of good performances, top 3 finishes and personal best times set.
16-Feb-2010  Carnegie Graded Meet
The Club is still looking for volunteers for duties at this Saturdays Graded Meet at Glenrothes. If you would like to assist please get in touch via the Members Forum.
16-Feb-2010  North Ayrshire 200 Meet Report
The attached report is from John Kirby and gives details of the Carnegie youngsters trip to North Ayrshire last weekend. Well done to all who travelled and thanks to John for his effort.
North Ayrshire 200 Meet Report
11-Feb-2010  Training Information
The Club has secured pooltime tonight at Dollar Academy school for the Performance squad from 5-6.30pm.
Also tonight there is a session at Bowhill for the Perfomance Development squad from 8.30-10pm.
There is possibly a session available for C, D & Jnr Dev squads at Tulliallan Police College tomorrow night from 7-9pm, but we will confirm this later.
11-Feb-2010  Edinburgh International Information
The attached document from Brian Gilchrist the East District Convenor has important information regarding the running of this weekends meet at Tollcross. It has details of warm ups, session start times and withdrawals.
Edinburgh International Information
10-Feb-2010  HMS Caley Update
Latest information we have is that the Caley will be closed all this week, including this weekend, until the damage to the roof has been inspected. The Club are trying to source alternative training pooltime for all squads affected and we will inform you as soon as we can of any developments. Please keep checking the Members Forum for information.
10-Feb-2010  East District Success
It was a very successful 3rd weekend at the East Districts with a host of medals won, records broken and personal best times smashed. Carnegie ended up with a superb 54 points to Warrenders 66 over the weekend to keep us in the hunt for the Solripe trophy going into the final weekend in March which should be very exiting. Amongst the many top performances were a Scottish Age Group record for Mark Szaranek in the boys 14/15yrs 200m IM and an East District record for Rachael O'Donnell in the girls 12/13yrs 200m IM. Well done to all the Carnegie swimmers who competed over the weekend. A full report will appear soon.
04-Feb-2010  East District Warm Up Times
The attached document shows the revised times for this weekends East District Championships. The original sheet had incorrect times for Session 11 on Sunday morning.
East District Warm Up Times
04-Feb-2010  January Newsletter
The attached document is the monthly newsletter from John Kirby and Gary Hallam for the Clubs' younger Squad swimmers.
January Newsletter
04-Feb-2010  New Training Timetable
As from next Monday 8th February, the following training timetable will come into effect. Some changes have been made to maximise existing pooltime whilst trying to reduce overcrowding at certain times.
Updated training Timetable
04-Feb-2010  Top Squad Breakdown
The following training squads have been created for the new timetable which is shown above.
Performance Training Squads
02-Feb-2010  Edinburgh International Draft Programme
The draft programmes, per session, for the above meet are now available on our Competition page and Members Forum.
01-Feb-2010  Scottish Schools
Lots of great performances, personal best times and medals from Carnegie swimmers at the Scottish Schools finals in Glasgow at the weekend. Well done to all who competed.
01-Feb-2010  Edinburgh International Meet Acceptances
Acceptances for this meet are now on the Competition page
01-Feb-2010  Sheppard Swim School Camps
Details of this years Easter & Summer swim camps with Gary Vandermeulen & the Sheppard Swim School.
Swim Camps
01-Feb-2010  East District Warm Up Times
Please read the following document for details of this weekends warm up times
East District Warm Up Times
29-Jan-2010  Performance Swim Camp 2010
Details of the proposed October swim camp for Performance swimmers to Majorca are on the Members Forum.
29-Jan-2010  Scottish Schools
Good luck to all the Carnegie swimmers who are competing this weekend at the Scottish Schools Champioships at Tollcross in Glasgow.
28-Jan-2010  East District Rule Changes
Please read the following document issued by the East District convener with regard to the new rulings on swimsuits and an item on necklaces / wristbands etc.
East District Rule Changes
28-Jan-2010  Carnegie Graded Meet
Acceptance sheets for our Graded Meet on the 20th February can be viewed on the Competition page and Members Forum.
26-Jan-2010  HMS Caledonia Pass Update
The pass application form for over 18 members has been updated on the Admin section of the website. The cost of the pass has also gone up to £5.
26-Jan-2010  Morning Training
Morning training resumes at Bowhill Pool from tomorrow the 27th Jan.
26-Jan-2010  Training Update
Due to most of the Performance Squad being at the Scottish Schools in Tollcross this Saturday the 30th, the training time at HMS Caley from 10am-12pm will be used by C, D & Jnr Dev Squads and be taken by John Kirby and Gary Hallam. Any Performance swimmers not at Tollcross can train also.
25-Jan-2010  HMS Caledonia Pass Update
We have been informed that from the 1st Feb 2010, under 18s will no longer require a pass to gain entry to the base, they can be escorted in by a parent (not necessarily their own) who has a valid pass.
25-Jan-2010  Stirling Junior Meet Update
Great weekend of swimming at Stirling from the group of 22 swimmers who travelled through to the new Peak venue on the 23rd & 24th. Most of the swimmers achieved personal best times and many made finals and won medals. Full meet report is available on Competition page.
25-Jan-2010  LDD Meet Update
Good day for Carnegie youngsters at the LDD Meet at Whitburn on Saturday 23rd. Many of the novice swimmers perfomed well and got to meet GB swimmer Andrew Hunter who demonstrated the events signed caps and posed for photos with the kids who all had a great day. The full meet report is on our Competition page.
22-Dec-2009  Scottish Short Course Final Results
The final points totals have been issued for last weekends Scottish Short Course Championships at Tollcross and Carnegie finished superbly in 7th position overall. The Womens / Girls team stood out finishing in 3rd position overall and our young Men's / Boys team finished in 17th position overall. This is a fantastic result for the Club which continues to go from strength to strength. Results are in attached file.
Short Course Results
20-Jan-2010  Training News
There are only 2 lanes available this Saturday night the 23rd at Stirling NSA so training is only available for the Performance Squad swimmers. Caley training is on as normal for the Perf Development swimmers not involved at the Stirling Junior Meet.
19-Jan-2010  Scottish Short Course
A superb weekend for Carnegie swimmers at the Scottish Short Course Meet at Tollcross