Wanda Pool Rescue team

23/05/2018

Calling all nippers interested in joining the 2018 Wanda Pool Rescue team.
 
Pool rescue is a surf sports discipline where competitors test their rescue skills in the pool with events such as manikin tows, obstacle swims and tube swims carrying patients.
 
Each year, Wanda puts together a team to compete in the:

Pool rescue is open to u11 to Opens/Masters. Age groups are based on 2017/18 season – so all our 2017/18 season u11, u12, u13 and u14 nippers can join up.

HOW TO GET INVOLVED

Come along to the Wanda training starting Friday 25 May.
  • Engadine Pool
  • Friday's 4.30pm-6.00pm
  • Sunday's 8.00am-9.30am
Blake McCrindle is Wanda’s Pool Rescue Head Coach.
There is no cost involved in training, but you will need to pay pool entry fees.
Bring fins, swimmers, towel, googles.
 
A few things to know:
  • Pool Rescue is for everyone – there are many different types of races and it’s not just about fast swimming. It’s a great team event – fun, lots of team spirit and good to have Wanda competitors, young and old, together
  • While all team members take part in the State titles, participation in the National titles is entirely up to you.
  • There are many team events in pool rescue, so it’s good to have a few others from your age group involved to form the teams..
 
WHAT IS POOL RESCUE?
If you’re new to pool rescue and not sure what’s involved, get the nippers to watch some of these clips
 
Look forward to seeing a big nipper group as part of Wanda's 2018 Pool Rescue team.
Any queries, email Tracey news@wandanippers.com.au
 

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