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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Ian Daly Swim A Mile Saturday 28th March

PLEASE RETURN COMPLETED SPONSORSHIP CARDS AT TRAINING SESSIONS BETWEEN THURSDAY 9TH AND SATURDAY 11TH. Once again, Viking Swimming Club are proud to support the Ian Daly Swim A Mile with a Smile fundraiser.  Ian’s family have had a long association with our club, Brian and Laura have served on the committee, and his sister Emer swam with us for many years.  Ian died of a brain tumour in 2003, at the age of 11.  The Swim A Mile was set up to raise funds for Crumlin Children’s Hospital and The Barrettstown Camp.  We would ask all members to support this very worthy cause. Senior Squad members are invited to swim at 12pm on Saturday 28th March, in the NAC.  Sponsorship cards and swim hats will be available at all training sessions this week.  Senior swimmers can also complete the Swim A Mile at their training session on Saturday 4th April. Junior Squad members

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Fundraiser – Clothing Collection Sat Dec 13th

MANY THANKS TO ALL WHO BROUGHT CLOTHES FOR THE FUNDRAISER ON SATURDAY, WE WILL CONTINUR TO COLLECT AT TRAINING SESSIONS THIS WEEK. Once again we are asking for your help to raise funds, with the intention of subsidising Swim Hats and Tee-shirts for our swimmers. The Clothing Collection is an easy fundraiser, it helps clear out your wardrobes!!  All re-usable items of Childrens, Ladies and Mens clothing are accepted, including re-usable shoes.  Items not accepted are underwear, bedlinen and soiled or unusable clothes. Please bring your used clothes, folded and bagged, along to Senior training on Saturday morning, 13th December, or to Junior training on Saturday evening. Thank you for your support!

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