DIVING IN: West End Swimming Club is preparing for a new season. President Darren Rosolak and Colin Shields (front) with club members (from left) Tarnee Coupland, Karla Coupland, Joshua Shields, Tabor Christensen Jordan Rosolak, Windon Christensen and Ben Rosolak.
DIVING IN: West End Swimming Club is preparing for a new season. President Darren Rosolak and Colin Shields (front) with club members (from left) Tarnee Coupland, Karla Coupland, Joshua Shields, Tabor Christensen Jordan Rosolak, Windon Christensen and Ben Rosolak. Rob Williams

Still making a splash after all these years

ONE of Ipswich's longest-running swimming clubs is gearing up for a new season, focusing on its traditional values.

The West End Swimming Club has been operating since the 1961-62 season, celebrating its 50th-year milestone a few seasons ago.

"We're definitely more on the social side,'' club president Darren Rosolak said.

"We cater for all ages - from four-year-old swimmers to 50-year-old swimmers.

"We're hoping to get some new families along.

"We have a few competitive swimmers but mostly it's to get the kids in the water and have a good time.''

Swimmers compete in Monday night meetings at the Bundamba pool.

West End's new season starts on October 13 with a sign-on at 7pm.



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