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Swim Australia awards top swim schools

Swim Australia awards top swim schools
June 5, 2013

The best of Swim Australia's 600 registered swim schools have been recognised by awards presented at the recent 15th Annual Swim Australia Dinner, held on the Gold Coast.

Swim Australia Chief Executive Ross Gage explained "the awards dinner provided the perfect opportunity for Swim Australia Swim Schools to showcase their industry excellence, over the past 12 months across a range of diverse categories."

Hosted by Swim Australia Media Manager and former swimmer, Jasmin Forsyth (nee Geisel), the 170 guests were treated to special appearances by Olympic gold medallists, and world record holders, Libby Trickett (nee Lenton) and Jodie Notting (nee Henry).

Gage adds "while these awards only singled out a small number of our registered swim schools, the reality is, we're proud to say each and every one of our swim schools helps to save lives every day, and ensure kids are SAFER when in and around water."

The following individuals and swim schools were awarded:

Outstanding Supporters Award

Julia Ham
EnergyAustralia
Vorgee
Australian Unity
Zodiac
Nivea

Outstanding Community Service Awards - supported by Australian Unity, included:

Emma Lawrence
Tracey Ayton
McKeon Swim School
Blue Dolphin Swim Centre
Paul Sadler Swimland
Pat Taylor

Best Swim School Printed Material
Aqualogan

Best Swim School Promotion
Shawn's Swim School

Best Swim School SwimSAFER Promotion supported by EnergyAustralia
Sue Pryor Swim School

Best Swim School Newsletter
Fairholme Aquatics Swim School

Best Swim School Pathways Promotion
Swimsations @ Lismore and Goonellabah

Best Swim School Website
Blue Dolphin Swim Centre

Best Swim School Team Builder supported by Vorgee
Blue Dolphin Swim Centre

Best Swim School Marketing
Paul Sadler Swimland

Most Environmentally Friendly Swim School supported by Zodiac
Healthways Swim School

Swim Australia is the leading national authority on learn-to-swim and water safety, and aims to permanently reduce drowning deaths, by providing leading edge programs rich in vital physical skills, and practical teachings, in a nurturing and supportive, educational environment.

31st August 2012 - AQUALOGAN AND LAWRIE LAWRENCE PARTNER TO HELP PREVENT CHILD DROWNING 

13th August 2012 - SWIM AUSTRALIA LAUNCHES ACCREDITATION INITIATIVE FOR AUSTRALIAN SWIM SCHOOLS

4th May 2012 - AQUALOGAN PROGRAM WINS NATIONAL AWARDS

1st September 2010 - INTERNATIONAL RECOGNITION FOR ASCTA CHIEF EXECUTIVE 

9th April 2010 - SWIM AUSTRALIA LAUNCHES NEW COURSES FOR TEENS AND ADULTS


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