PARENTS – COACHES MEETINGS Sat 24th and Sun 25th September

Parents of JUNIOR SQUAD You are requested to attend a meeting on Saturday 24th September, to commence at 5.15pm, in Ballyfermot Sports and Fitness Centre.  This is an important meeting for parents to understand the Training programme for the year, and what is expected of swimmers and their parents.  Please make every effort to attend. Parents of TRANSITION and SENIOR SQUADS You are requested to attend a meeting on Sunday 25thSeptember, to commence at 3.30pm, in Ballyfermot Sports and Fitness Centre.  This is an important meeting for parents to understand the Training programme for the year, and what is expected of swimmers and their parents.  Please make every effort to attend.

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Trials – Thursday 4th August – 7.30pm – Ballyfermot

Viking Swimming Club will hold trials for new Members on Thursday 4th August, at 7.30pm, at Ballyfermot Sports and Fitness Centre. Trials will be for Minnows and Swimming Club.  If you are interested in attending please contact the following collins.paul.d@gmail.com  and  beshannon@hotmail.com “Minnows” is a teaching class that will help to improve and develop swimmers from 8 years of age, who are currently swimming lengths.  Swimmers should have an understanding of the 4 swimming strokes, Freestyle, Backstroke, Breaststroke and Butterfly.  Our Minnows class takes place on Tuesday evenings in Stewarts Sports Centre. Some swimmers may be offered Swimming Club membership.  Our Junior Squad training takes place on Thursday evenings and Saturday evenings in Ballyfermot. We look forward to seeing you on the 4th August in Ballyfermot.  

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Viking Minnows Trials Tuesday 12th April

We will be holding Trials for our Minnows Teaching Classes on Tuesday 12th April, 5.45pm, in Stewarts Leisure Centre. “Minnows” is a teaching class that will help to improve and develop swimmers from 8 years of age, who are currently swimming lengths.  Swimmers should have an understanding of the 4 swimming strokes, Freestyle, Backstroke, Breaststroke and Butterfly. Please contact us via the CONTACT US page on our website, www.vikingsc.com if you are interested in attending the Trials.  

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Clubmark Award achieved by Viking SC

We are delighted to announce that Viking SC have been awarded the Clubmark Award by Swim Ireland! The overall aim of the Clubmark scheme is to support, recognise and reward Swim Ireland affiliated clubs by providing them with a national roadmap that will help them to develop their services and ultimately achieve the highest of club standards. Following successful completion of the programme, Clubmark SI will act as a mark of quality for participating clubs. It is open to all Aquatics clubs who are currently registered with Swim Ireland. In particular and most importantly the accreditation programme focuses upon attaining and keeping pace with best practice if not leading in areas of best practice with cutting edge ideas. The Clubmark Programme is Swim Ireland’s toolkit to monitor the standards of all clubs throughout Ireland across the following key areas: Membership Club Governance and Administration Activities Club Development and Planning Communication,

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Viking Club Membership Trials 16th January

We will be holding Club Membership Trials on Saturday 16th January at 5.45pm, in Ballyfermot Sports and Fitness Centre. Swimmers should be at least 9 years of age, and be proficient in the 4 swimming strokes.  Successful applicants will join our Junior Squad, which trains on Thursday and Saturday evenings, times are on our website www.vikingsc.com If you are interested in attending, please contact us via the “Contact Us” page on our website.

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