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Swimming

Introduction

Swimming at Auckland Grammar School consists of a school competition for all students and interschool and national competitions for competitive swimmers.

The School’s Swimming Sports Championships is held at Lagoon Leisure Centre in Panmure, where students from all levels compete for various trophies and medals. With the completion of the new outdoor pool later in 2022, the annual Swimming Sports will now be able to held on campus.

At the National meet in Wellington in 2019, the nerves got the better of 2022 Captain of Swimming Luke Hair and he unfortunately false started on his final. But he was able to move forward from that and is proud to captain the squad this year. He spoke to Headmaster’s Heritage Committee member Joshua Fisher about what is next for the squad and how the new swimming pool complex will change things for future generations of students – watch the full interview below.

General Information

Terms played: All year

Game days:

  • Auckland Grammar School Swimming Sports
  • Zonal Qualifications
  • Champion of Champions
  • Auckland Secondary Schools Individual Championships
  • New Zealand Secondary Schools Championships

Practice times: Own individual training in clubs/squads

Costs:

  • Local events $5 for bus, out of Auckland costs vary
  • $10 Grammar swim cap
  • Travel and accommodation for Nationals

Equipment: Togs, goggles and swim cap

Registration: Beginning of Term 1 – date will be announced, so listen for the notice in assembly

The Master in Charge of Swimming is Mr Potaka. Students are able to speak to him in the Science department during the School day or contact him via email.