Swimming & Waterpolo

The University of Galway Swimming, Waterpolo, and Lifesaving club caters for all levels of swimmers, from those learning to swim, to those competing in national and international competitions. Training takes place every day during the weekday.

Universty of Galway Swimming, Waterpolo & Lifesaving Club caters for Swimmers of all skill levels. From the individual who has never set foot in a pool before to the international medal holder. The club is set up in three branches. Swimming, Waterpolo & Lifesaving. All train in the Kingfisher complex on the University grounds. Swimming: Train towards the Swimming Intervarsity competition. Waterpolo: Train towards the Waterpolo Intervarsity competition. Lifesaving: Run courses which train people to be pool lifeguards and the likes, also train towards the Lifesaving Intervarsity competition.

History

2012:Swimming: Won Men's Intervarsities, Waterpolo: Won Men's IntervarsitiesLifesaving: Won Intervasities...2012 was a good year for us!

2014: Water-Polo: 2nd in the Men's Intervarsities, Life-Saving: Won Intervarsities

2017: Achieved 82% podium finishes in NUIG Invitational Gala.

2018: Competed at University of Limerick's Invitional Gala. Women's relay team won both the Medley and Freestyle

2019: NUIG Girls Finished 3rd, NUIG 1st in Lifesaving

2020: NUIG Girls Finished 2nd place, with a 2 point difference between 1st and 2nd. NUIG Swimming best result to date. 

2022: In Intervarsities 2022,  NUIG Girls Finished in 1st place and NUIG Boys Finished in 3rd place. NUIG overall finished 2nd. This is NUIG's best result to date and we hope to continue this success in the very near future !!

Achievements

2019: NUIG Girls Finished 3rd, NUIG 1st in Lifesaving

2020: NUIG Girls Finished 2nd place, with a 2 point difference between 1st and 2nd. NUIG Swimming best result to date. 

2022: In Intervarsities 2022,  NUIG Girls Finished in 1st place and NUIG Boys Finished in 3rd place. NUIG overall finished 2nd. This is NUIG's best result to date and we hope to continue this success in the very near future !!

Meetings

All training takes place in the college swimming pool (Kingfisher) 

Provincial Session Times 


Monday

8.00-9.30pm Racing Squad

9.30-10.30pm Fitness Squad 

Tuesday

7.00-8.30am Racing Squad

Wednesday

7.00-8.30am Racing Squad

Thursday

7.00-8.30am Racing Squad 
9.30-10.30pm Fitness Squad 

Friday

7.00-8.30am Racing Squad 

Contact Us

Contact us on our Instagram @uniofgalwayswimclub or on our email swimming@clubs.nuigalway.ie

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Swimming & Waterpolo
The University of Galway Swimming, Waterpolo, and Lifesaving club caters for all levels of swimmers, from those learning to swim, to those competing in national and international competitions. Training takes place every day during the weekday.

Committee Members
Co-Captain:Conor Smyth
Welfare Officer:Molly Dunlop
Secretary:Ailbhe Mulhall
OCM:Cara Lamb
OCM:Rebekah McManus
Treasurer:Robin Pfeiffer
Lifesaving Captain:Mark Tobin
Co-Captain:Stuart Anthony Vaughan
Co-Captain:Leah Smith
PRO:Liadan Hanley
OCM:Aoife O'Connell
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