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School and the Pool

One of the most difficult tasks is often striking the balance between sports and school. Training and competitions quickly fill up the schedules of our teenage athletes and they are forced to juggle their time. The good news is with a bit of organisation and planning they can optimise their time and be successful at both.

Click on the links below to read some really helpful advice from current swimmers who have managed to do both - study and swim well.

Swimming Through VCE 

Weekly & Yearly Planners

2018 promises to be a busy and exciting year! It’s important to plan ahead so you know when you have meets coming up, what your educational/work commitments are, and if there are any conflicts:


2018 Weekly Planner      2018 Yearly Intergrated Planner


Nutrition for your School Day

A swimmers lunchbox, filled with the right foods, will assist them completing their recovery adequately and continue their preparation for the afternoon session. Like all other aspects of a swimmers training nutrition the swimming nutrition jigsaw is critical throughout the school day. 

What's in your lunch Box? Helping junior swimmers tackle their school day!


Elite Athlete Friendly Universities (EAFU) + Elite Athlete Entry and Scholarships

Many Australian Universities now offer elite athlete entry and sports scholarships to support both education and sporting pursuits.

The guiding principles of the EAFU include:

 If you are applying for a Elite Athlete support - a letter can be provided documenting your swimming performances, your involvement in our Pathway Program and your training load. Please email requests to linley.frame@vic.swimming.org.au


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