Gala dates for Brechin Beavers

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Brechin Beavers Amateur Swimming Club has a busy year ahead of it, with various different competitions over the coming year.

The swimmers have just competed in their first club mini gala of the year.

On Monday, January 31, the children kicked off the swimming year with the first of five mini galas which take place at Brechin High School’s swimming pool.

During the 2011 mini-gala series the swimmers compete for points with a trophy for the swimmer finishing at the top.

Points can be gained for every swim. If the swimmer gains a personal best time they earn themselves 50 points.

Finishing first gains the swimmer 40 points, second place receives 30 points, thirds gets 20 points and coming fourth gains the swimmer ten points.

The dates for the next four mini-galas are as follows:- Monday, March 28, warm up at 5.15 pm to start at 5.30 pm; Monday, June 27, warm up at 5.15 pm to start at 5.30 pm; Thursday, November 10, warm up at 7.05 pm to start at 7.20 pm; Thursday, December 8, warm up at 7.05 pm to start at 7.20 pm.

The club will also be competing in the second division.

Dates for these are as follows:- Saturday, February 26, at Montrose. Warm up 4.30 pm to start at 5 pm; Saturday, May 7, at Arbroath. Warm up 5.30 pm to start at 6 pm; Saturday, June 11, at the Olympia. Warm up 5.30 to start at 6 pm; Saturday, September 17 at Arbroath. Warm up 5.30 pm to start at 6 pm.

The club has just started an adult lane swimming evening on Wednesday’s from 8 pm to 9 pm at Brechin High School.

The Brechin Beavers are also always keen to have new children to join the club.

For more information contact Gareth McClure on 01356 626401.