Welcome to the New Farm Kingfishers Swimming Club! The New Farm Kingfishers Swimming Club (Kingfishers) is a sub-committee of the New Farm State School P&C and is operated by volunteer parents.
The Club is open to all members of the community enrolled, or eligible to enrol, in Prep to Year 6 and can swim 5 metres unaided.
The objectives of the Club are to provide:
Swim club nights are held on Monday’s (excluding public holidays) from 5:45PM and usually finish by 7:00PM.
The swim club season is split into two terms over summer (Term 4 / Term 1), with swimmer registration required at the beginning of Term 4 and again at the beginning of Term 1.
The 2022/23 season dates are summarised in below.
Swim events will commence at 5:45pm as follows:
Junior ½ Lap Events – We offer a non-timed half-lap event for junior swimmers wishing to participate in the club night, that can’t complete one full lap unassisted.
Kickboard Event – To encourage our younger swimmers to transition from half-lap events to 1-lap events, we also offer a non-timed 18m (1 lap) event, where swimmers use a kickboard and practice their freestyle stroke and kick technique until they build their confidence and ability to swim the 1-lap events unassisted.
Time Trials – includes 18m (1 lap) time trial, 36m (2 lap) time trial, and 72m (4 lap) time trial events in the following order:
For more information refer to our handbook (see below).
The New Farm Kingfishers Swimming Club (Kingfishers) is a sub-committee of the New Farm State School P&C and is operated by volunteer parents.
For the swim club to run, we need parent involvement. so if you want your little Kingfisher to soar through the water on Monday nights, please fill in the application form below.
If you require any further information in relation to Kingfishers, please contact us via email firstname.lastname@example.org
Student registration to join the New Farm Kingfishers swim club.
For detailed information on the Kingfishers Swim Club, download the handbook. The season schedule is also available on the School and P&C events calendar.
The timing system software utilised by Kingfishers to manage the swim meets has been purchased from “Swimmingly”. The ‘SwimminglyFan’ App can be downloaded free from the App Store and is suitable for both iPhone and Android devices.