Samantha Lee - Capital Swim Club 20/09/2016 07:03am

Five golds in the pool from Capital Swim Club's / Lyall Bay Surf Life Saving Club's Samantha Lee has firmly secured her the honour of having the single best performance of any Kiwi surf lifesaving athlete at a world championship event. She was just one of our clubbies that took part in the Interclub competition at #Rescue2016 that just concluded in The Netherlands. Congratulations to them all on their outstanding performances. Read more

Emma Robinson and Club Fundraiser #1 – It’s A Wrap 07/09/2016 08:31pm

Over 80 club swimmers converged at the Wellington Regional Aquatic Centre (WRAC) to attend their usual Wednesday evening training lessons – with a difference! Supported by Head Coach Gary Hollywood, his coaching team and senior squad swimmers, our very own and most current Olympian, Emma Robinson, returned from Rio to give back to the Club by putting our swimmers through their paces in a fun, learning, and energetic manner. Watching poolside were also various media journalists from the Dominion Post, Stuff, Cook Strait News, and club parents.

Days later, Emma was back in front of over 60 Club members and swimmers at our new base, theHub, where she delivered an up-close and personal slideshow of her personal journey towards the Rio Olympics 2016. Emma’s laidback and at times,... more

Emma Robinson fundraiser – Raffle and Silent Auction Winners 07/09/2016 08:14pm

Congratulations to parent Matiu Julian for winning a signed Rio Olympic polo shirt donated by Olympian Emma Robinson, and modelled by Coach Aidan Withington at our recent fundraising clinics for Emma and our club swimmers.

Congratulations to all prize-winners!

Thank you to everyone who purchased tickets and got behind supporting the first of a series of long-term club fundraising activities! 

And a huge thank you to the amazing sponsors and club members who kindly donated the listed raffle and silent auction items.  Please support these... more

Great finals day for Capital kids at AIMS games 07/09/2016 08:06pm

Our 6 swimmers gave it their all during finals day at AIMS games and between them won two silver and one bronze medals with many top 10 finishes and personal best time swum. It was full on with little recovery time between races but we all hung in their to the very end, leaving the pool just before 9pm…

Sum Sum led out the All Blacks 07/09/2016 08:02pm