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0141 287 5447
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Cathie will be out of office from 1st August for 1 week.

Victoria Milburn

Please note that from this week onwards the Tuesday early morning session at Tollcross will not be on now that Scotstoun has reopened.

The following sessions below are available to the Club and Masters groups

Monday 05:15-07:00am at Scotstoun
Wed 05:15-07:00am at Scotstoun
Friday 05:15-07:00am at Scotstoun

Tuesday 7-8:30pm at Tollcross
Wed 5-6:30pm at Gorbals
Thurs 7-8:30pm at Tollcross

Moureen McDonald

Scotstoun pool will reopen to the public from Monday 17th of July after being closed to carry out essential work to the swimming pool and to install a new electronic self-serve entry system which will be rolling out across all Glasgow Life venues in the near future.

The new entry system will allow users to enter the building to use the facilities more efficiently whilst still logging in for classes or to use the gym or pool facilities. 

All City of Glasgow swimmers using the Scotstoun pool facilities on a regular basis will be issued with entry cards to allow them to navigate through the electronic gates on arrival for their training sessions. Squad coaches will issue the cards from next Tuesday 18 th of July to the relevant squad members. Wrist bands will be available if preferred for a small cost at the pool reception if anyone wishes to purchase.

Any swimmers that don’t receive their cards will still be able to enter the building at present as a Glasgow Life staff member will be available at the entry point to assist.

Please contact your squad coach if you do not receive your entry card.

Moureen McDonald

When: Friday 8th September

Where: Tollcross International Swim Centre

Time: 7.00pm – 11.00pm

Cost: £7.50 per person - All Registered COGST Swimmers go FREE

This event is open to all COGST Swimmers, parents, family & friends
Come along and join us in recognising the achievements of our members and meeting old friends and making new friends.

The doors will open at 6.30pm and the Evening will start promptly at 7.00pm. There will be a Disco / Ceilidh, Raffle and Hot Buffett during the night.

All under 18’s must be accompanied by an Adult.

Please register your interest on www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/cogst-annual-ceilidhdisco-and-awards-evening-tickets-34948265202

All payments to be made to: Mrs H Campbell Sort Code: 09-01-28 Account No: 12718772

Summer training programme sessions for Week beginning 17th of July 2017

Monday 05:15-7:15am Tollcross
Monday 17:00-19:00 Springburn

Tuesday 17:00-19:00 Tollcross
Wed 05:15-07:15 Tollcross

Thurs 17:00-19:00 Tollcross

Friday 05:15-07:15 Tollcross
Friday 17:00-19:00 Gorbals
Sat 07:00-09:00 Tollcross

Please check the web regularly for further training updates.

Over the next two weeks the Junior Performance East and West squads will be continuing to train together as one one group until the final session before the summer break on Saturday 29th July.

The West programme will return fully to Scotstoun from Monday 21st of August at the previously programmed training days and times.
Any West swimmers that have difficulties attending the joint Junior Performance sessions up to the summer break can attend the Development 2 West sessions listed below.

Please note the Friday session may not be available when the Development 2 squads attend their training camp from 28thJuly.

Monday am Scotstoun. 05:15-07:00
Monday pm Drumchapel 17:00-19:00
Thurs pm Scotstoun 19:00-20:30
Friday pm Drumchapel 17:00-19:00

Moureen McDonald

Summer training programme sessions for Week beginning 17th of July 2017

Monday 05:15-7:15am Tollcross
Monday 17:00-19:00 Springburn

Tuesday 17:00-19:00 Tollcross
Wed 05:15-07:15 Tollcross

Thurs 17:00-19:00 Tollcross

Friday 05:15-07:15 Tollcross
Friday 17:00-19:00 Gorbals
Sat 07:00-09:00 Tollcross

Please check the web regularly for further training updates.

Moureen McDonald

Over the next few weeks up until the Junior Performance squads summer break which will run from the final session on Saturday 29th of July and recommence on Monday 21stAugust the East and West squads will be training together to allow for competition and annual leave cover.

The training plan for the next few weeks will be mainly based at Tollcross but we will also be training some sessions at Springburn and Gorbals. Please make sure that you check the web regularly over this period as there may be some changes to training as and when required.

Further training updates will be added over the next few weeks.

Moureen McDonald

Week Beginning 3rd July          
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
5.15-07.15   5.15-07.15   05.15-07.00 07:00-09:00
Tollcross   Tollcross   Tollcross Tollcross
    Land on Poolside      
17:00-19:00 17.00-19.00   17.00-19.00 17.00-19.00  
Springburn Tollcross   Tollcross Tollcross  
           
Week Beginning 10th July          
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
5.15-07.15   5.15-07.15   05.15-07.00 07:00-09:00
Tollcross   Tollcross   Tollcross Tollcross
    Land on Poolside      
17:00-19:00 17.00-19.00   17.00-19.00 17.00-19.00  
Springburn Tollcross   Tollcross Gorbals  
           

"My daughter Sophie Cameron lost her brand new speedo fastskin in Saturday evenings finals,it was sitting on railings beside the diving boards near the end of session and disappeared!please could you ask all your swimmers who raced in finals on Saturday if they maybe picked it up by mistake as Sophie is distraught over losing it,if someone could get back to me I would really appreciate it,
Thanks
Rod Cameron"

Can everyone who was at the Scottish Summer Meet in Edinburgh on Saturday please check your bags in case you have picked up this fastskin by mistake. If you find it please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Cathie will be in the office 10-2 on Tuesday 27th June and not at club night.

Victoria Milburn

Swimmers attending for training sessions must arrive promptly on time for training and report to the squad coach on poolside.
When public sessions are running swimmers must not enter the public session prior to or after a training session.
Swimmers must also ensure that they are behaving in an appropriate manner as they are representing City of Glasgow Swim Team.

Moureen McDonald

waterpoloTuesday 18th July and Tuesday 25th July
7:00pm-8:30pm Tollcross International Swimming Centre

Water Polo matches are played in swimming pools with two teams, each with seven players (six outfield player and a goalkeeper) and six substitutes. The concept is very similar to football - there are goals at each end of the pool and the winner is the team who has scored most by the full time whistle. Play is divided into quarters, each eight minutes in duration. Water Polo is a physically demanding game - nobody is allowed to touch the bottom while the game is in play and players can cover around three kilometres in a match.

All members aged 10-17 years old are welcome to come along to the taster sessions.

Please sign up for the sessions by emailing: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

The orders from SNAGS have arrived and can be collected from Gillian Bryce at Tollcross on Tuesday evening (27th June).

Gillian Bryce

Please note that the club shop will close on 30/6/17 and reopen on the 1/8/17 at 6pm.

donnieWe’re saddened to hear today of the death of Donnie MacLean, former President of COGST.

Donnie and his late wife Kay were both very active and popular volunteers with our club for many years.

Our thoughts are with their daughters, Ruth and Sarah, both former COGST swimmers.

Update: Donnie's funeral is Monday 19th at 12.15 in St John's Renfield Church, in Kelvindale.

Please accept our sincere apologies to swimmers and parents who travelled to the session at Tollcross this morning (Monday 19th June) where facility staff did not open up the building until nearly 6am. Apologies again for the inconvenience.

Danielle Brayson

donnieWe’re saddened to hear today of the death of Donnie MacLean, former President of COGST.

Donnie and his late wife Kay were both very active and popular volunteers with our club for many years.

Our thoughts are with their daughters, Ruth and Sarah, both former COGST swimmers.

Update: Donnie's funeral is Monday 19th at 12.15 in St John's Renfield Church, in Kelvindale.

As agreed at the agm on 1st June, training fees are increasing as follows:

Elite Performance - £5 per month.
All other squads - £4 per month.

Can all member please update your standing order for Monthly Training Fees (from 1st July 2017)

Elite Performance £55
Senior Performance £50
Junior Performance  £46
Masters £30
Club £22
Junior Development 2 £36
Junior Development 1 £30
Junior Foundation £25

 

If you have any queries please contact Cathie Robertson on 0141 287 5447 or e-mail; This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

COGST Management Committee

Just a reminder to all mini league swimmers, that mini league training will be on tomorrow Tuesday the 6th of June from 7pm until 8.30pm at Tollcross.

Could I also remind all parents that any swimmer travelling on the bus MUST complete a consent form before the bus leaves or they will be unable to travel with the team.

Lastly could all swimmers who are travelling back on the bus please bring £3.50 for our annual trip to McDonalds.

Jamie McKinley

COGST members Katie Shanahan and Serena Iheagwaram were part of the Scotland Youth Development Squad team that won the top team trophy this weekend at the Oporto International Open Meet in Portugal.

Both girls won individual bronze medals, Shanahan for her effort in the 400m IM and Iheagwaram for her performance in the 200m Butterfly. In addition, Shanahan set new Scottish Age Group records for 12 years long course swims in the 100m Backstroke, 200m Backstroke and 400m IM.

Katie Serena Oporto 2017

COGST coach Danielle Brayson was part of the coaching staff in Portugal.

Well done girls and also to the whole team!

Ian Wright