Sponsorship Opportunities

We are looking for sponsorship for our Open Water Swim Race in July. This is a great opportunity to have your company or business connected to this great sporting event. More details are available in our sponsorpship request letter here.

Clontarf U12 Team in Northside People

Be sure to pick up the current issue of the Northside People (24th June) to see a write up about the U12 (2003) team winning the Irish Cup in May. See the Sports section page 24. A big thanks to the Northside people for the article.

Clontarf Swimmers raise €690 in the Lough Key Swims

On Saturday the 20th June, three Clontarf Senior Players took part in two Open Water Races in Lough Key (Boyle). The first race was over 750 meters with Dario Fernandez coming 3rd in a time of 10.34, followed by Mike McNieve who came in 20th in a time of 12.17. Later that day they took part in a 1500 meter open water race, Dario again was up at the front coming in 8th with a time of 19.52 followed by Martin Reddington who came 15th in a time of 22.44 and then Mike McNieve came in 24th with a time of 24.09. For swimming this event a total of 690 Euros was raised for the Irish Cancer Association. Thanks to all who donated to this worthy cause and well done to all our Swimmers. Another set of great results for our Open Water Swimmers. If you wish to take part in Opens Sea Races during the summer for more information visit leinsteropensea.ie for the Leinster Open Sea swimming schedule.

Coaching Clinic by Gary O’Brien

Swim Ireland and Leinster Waterpolo have organised a coaching clinic taking Place on the 10th to the 12 of July. If interested contact Swim Ireland directly. See information on Swim Ireland website at http://www.swimireland.ie/other-water-sports/water-polo/ . Note: This course does not award a coaching qualification it is designed as a Coaching Clinic.

Another Sea Swim Win for Clontarf

Congratulations to Colm Walsh for winning the Templeogue  Sea Swim at Sea point on the 21st June with Brain Nolan coming 4th, another great result for Clontarf. Yesterday on the 20th June at the Eastern Bay Sea Swim at Low Rock Malahide, Sean Nolan came in 7th, another fantastic result. Well done to all the swimmers over the weekend.

Clontarf Win and take home team Prize in Guinness SC Sea Swim

Congratulations to Brian Nolan who won the Guinness Swimming Club Killiney Beach Sea Swim last Saturday 13th June. Clontarf also went home with the team prize, in addition to Brian the team included Colm Walsh, Dario Fernandez, Eoin Devine, Martin Reddington and Ken Turner all finishing in the points. Next race is tomorrow 20th June, Mens Race starts at 1.15pm and the Womens Race starts at 2pm at Low Rock in Malahide. Anyone registered as a Clontarf Player or Swimmer can do the Open Sea Races, come along and try a swim. See links page to go to the Leinster Open Sea website (leinsteropensea.ie) for more information about taking part.

Training Wednesday Nights

Training in Guinness Pool on Wednesday night has stopped for the Summer and will resume in early September 2015.

End of Season 4th July Family Day Out

On Saturday the 4th of July 2015 we will hold our annual end of Season Family day out for all members, The day will start with a Junior Sea Swim followed by a Senior Race, we will meet at 2.30pm sharp at the Mens Shelter along the Bull Wall. After the swim all are welcome back to the Clontarf GAA Club for a barbecue and refreshments. The Juniors will have access to the Astro Pitch at this time. We will also present the U12 Plate League Medals to the Clontarf U12 Celtic Team in addition to the Sea Swim Medals on the day.

Open Sea Swims 2015 Starting on the 6th June

The Waterpolo season has just ended and now the sea swimming season starts. Each year over 30 races are held around Dublin at different venues along the coast. We would like to encourage all players to compete in the Sea Swims this year, Juniors and Seniors. The first race takes place next Saturday the 6th June in Portmarnock, race starts on the beach for the men at 2pm and the ladies race is at  2.45pm. Have a look at the Opens Sea website, www.leinsteropensea.ie for the full calendar. You can go to the open sea website via the links page on our website. Clontarf Swimming Club has two Open Sea races in the calendar on the 25th and 26th of July, your support in these two races is important to the Club.

Sunday Training Guinness Pool

There is no Sunday morning training this Sunday 31st May 2015. Sunday training is now finished for the year and will start back early September. Wednesday night training 9-10 in Guinness will continue until further notice.