The Royal Lifesaving National Drowning Report
The Royal Lifesaving National Drowning Report was released yesterday, and unfortunately the news is not good. 291 people died as a result of drowning in Australia in the 2016/17 financial year – a 3% increase on the 282 drowning deaths in the previous period. 32% drowning deaths occurred in NSW, the highest state percentage nationwide. […]
It’s heating up – what can we learn from last summer?
I love summer, especially after the long cold winter we have just experienced, however, last summer was horrific in terms of drowning statistics. From December 10th 2016 to January 3rd 2017, 22 people died in drowning accidents in NSW alone – that’s nearly 1 person per day. The drownings did not discriminate, occurring across a […]
And the winners of our Fathers Day competition are………
Winner – Kirby Warbrick Runner Up – Huma Sayed 3rd – Samantha Kenny Participation prizes – Amanda Wendt and Kane Fuessel Congratulations to all of our winners – enjoy your prizes from Wet’n’Wild, NAC and Revive at Atmosphere!
NAC send reps to State Swimming Championships!
Congratulations to the swimmers and coaches who have been selected to represent NSW at the 2017 Swimming Australia State Teams SC Championships, including Nepean Aquatic Centre Swim Clubs very own Abbey Slaughter and Jackie Barck! The team will leave Sydney on Wednesday 20th September and compete from Friday – Sunday (22nd – 24th September) at […]
NAC Squad members win PVSF Awards!
Congratulations to NAC Swim Club and NAC Swim Squads members Sarah Keenahan and Jack Benson who were recognised for their achievements on Friday night at the Penrith Valley Sports Foundation awards. Sarah was awarded the All Abilities Athlete Award and Jack won the Rising Star Award for their excellent results in the pool over the […]
Spring is nearly here – let’s make Spring SAFER.
With the warmer weather on it’s way, it’s time to talk about safety. Safer Swimming is really at the heart of everything that we do. Even 1 unnecessary drowning death is 1 too many. Last summer was, quite simply, horrific, with an unprecedented amount of drownings, especially in NSW, across a range of ages, genders, […]
Penrith Panthers is delighted to announce the club’s iconic home ground in Penrith will soon be known as Panthers Stadium.
Following a successful naming rights partnership with Pepper Money over the last three years, the Panthers Group has elected to retain the venue’s naming rights moving forward. The transition from Pepper Stadium to Panthers Stadium will officially occur on January 1, 2018. Panthers Group Chairman Dave O’Neill said the decision is considered a major investment […]
Fathers Day Competition! Calling all Dads!
Want to WIN some great prizes this Fathers Day? Enter our competition! How to enter: Eligible Entrants must send a photo or video of themselves with their child, via the Nepean Swim mobile apps ‘Swim Cam’, via email to email@example.com, or via Facebook message, during the Competition Period – 18th August until 4th September. Alternatively, […]
Help local Junior Diving talent Jade Sweeney get to the Commonwealth Games trials!
Local girl and former Nepean Swim and Fitness Learn To Swim student Jade Sweeney continues to make her mark on the International Junior Diving scene, representing both NSW and Australia is recent months. Since our last post, Jade became the NSW CIS 15 years Springboard champion and the NSW CIS 15-16 years Platform champion, the […]
What can we learn from last summer?
I love summer, especially after the long cold winter we have just experienced, however, last summer was horrific in terms of drowning statistics. From December 10th 2016 to January 3rd 2017, 22 people died drowning accidents in NSW alone – that’s nearly 1 person per day. The drownings did not discriminate, occurring across a range […]