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Keep up to date with the latest news and activities at Wollondilly Leisre Centre

Christmas Holiday Training 2017-2018

Silver and Fitness Squads Please keep this calendar in a safe place as there will be a few changes to the training calendar over the coming months. Pat is away for a couple of weeks and I will be attending the State Age Championships with our swimmers in December. All training times will be as normal. Our last session for the year will be on Friday the 22nd of December and will be our traditional Christmas Fun Set for Bronze and Silver Squads. ... Read more

Swimming Club – Summer 2014/15

Open to all swimmers It's summer registration time and you’re invited! Summer carnival season is here, Get ready for your school swimming carnivals More than 80 families are currently involved throughout 2013-2014 and are looking forward to the Summer Season with the Club. Based at the Wollondilly Community Leisure Centre Picton Swimming Club offers a fantastic opportunity for everyone to become involved in swimming. The club has a focus to introduce new members to swimming and help them achieve their goals, whether that is swimming for leisure or ... Read more

Squad Times for Christmas 2013

Squad Times for Christmas 2013 Automatic Debits will not be charged on the 23rd December (for the 2 week period). You will be charged as normal once again from the 6th January. Let us know if you are going away longer than this. 3 monthly passes will be extended by two weeks. Squad Membership holders are welcome to swim anytime during the break, even when there are no squad sessions. Keep up your swimming! Read more

Masters Swimming Gold Medallist

AGE is no barrier for Picton swimmer Annie Cooke who recently returned home with five medals from the World Masters Games in Turin, Italy. The veteran swimmer was at the upper end of her 65-69 age group and defied the odds to win three gold in the 50 metre butterfly, 50 m backstroke and 100 m backstroke, a silver in the 50 m freestyle and a bronze in the 200 m backstroke. Cooke, 69, said she had produced her best competitive performance against ... Read more

What’s on in February 2013

Find out what's on as our annual crazy month is about to hit in February, here's a run down... School Swimming Carnivals [one_half]School swimming carnivals kick off on Friday the 1st of February and run all month through to the start of March. Find out when your school is booked. [divider_padding] Cost Summary Note: Learn to Swim students and Squad Swimmers must also pay pool entry during carnivals Aquatic & Gym members do not have to pay [divider_padding] Public Access Schools have exclusive use of the outdoor pool during carnival times. Lap ... Read more

Masters swimmings prepare for world title tilt

Annie & Anna off to Italy [one_half]PICTON gals Anna Barnes and Annie Cooke are double trouble when it comes to making a splash. The masters swimmers like nothing better than stretching out and leaving others in their wake. They aspire to bettering their times every chance they get. They’ll have the opportunity to do just that against the world’s best when they compete in the World Masters Swimming Championships in Riccione, Italy, from June 10 to 17.[/one_half] [one_half_last][image source_type="attachment_id" source_value="2364" align="center" width="290" height="218"] [/one_half_last] Barnes, ... Read more

Picton Pool c.1969

Historical Photos of Picton Pool We came across photos kindly lent to us by some former Picton residents who were back for a visit after moving to the UK in 1971. Do you have similar photos from the 70's and 80's? let us know as we would love to share them. Enjoy... [image title="Picton Pool 1969" align="center" width="600" height="400" quality="100"]http://www.wclc.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2011/09/PictonPool1969-A.jpg[/image] Photo 1 (Above) - This photo is taken from Wood St (Picton High side) looking back to the brand new swimming pool. Shot sometime ... Read more

Picton Pool 2002

Historical Photos from 2002 This selection of photos was taken in March 2002 - last day of the old pool, the construction crew moved in shortly after. Be sure to check out out photos from the 1960's [image align="center" width="600" height="195" quality="100"]http://www.wclc.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2011/09/PictonPool-2002-G.jpg[/image] Above - Lots of open space and green grass   [image align="center" width="600" height="192" quality="100"]http://www.wclc.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2011/09/PictonPool-2002-H1.jpg[/image] Above - From the deep end looking south   [image align="center" width="600" height="225" quality="100"]http://www.wclc.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2011/09/PictonPool-2002-I.jpg[/image] Above - The bottom half of the new outdoor pool is still original. The old gutters were cut off and replaced ... Read more