- 2015 Swimming Wellington's Long Course Summer Champs; Friday 16 January - Monday 19 January 2015
- 2015 Karori Pirates Jolly Roger 12 & U Meet; Saturday 14 February 2015
- 2014 Capital LC Classic Meet; Saturday 22 November 2014
- 2014 Mitch Tait Memorial Carnival; Sunday 30 November 2014
Keep up to date with what is coming up for the pirates by checking the website and join the pirates facebook page.
See you at the pool,
13 November 2012
Great to be back into it. I hope you all had a good break and are raring to go. Squad information meetings will be held over the next few weeks. Keep up to date with what is coming up for the pirates by checking the website and join the pirates facebook page.
See you at the pool,
15 October 2012
First day back for all squads Monday October 15th. Well done to the pirates who swam in the NZ Short Course Champs recently. Some very good results.
10 October 2012
Last day for all squads Thursday September 27th. No swimming during the school holidays. First day back for all squads Monday October 15th. Good luck to our team for the NZ Short Course Champs being held from this Sunday to next Thursday: Devlin Forsythe, Jacob Farr, Ben Tunui, Jeff Aukuso, Liam Neal, Ted Taylor, Daniel Ydegaard, Abigail Dorrington, Rachel Smart and Bridget Stewart.
Have a great break,
27 September 2012
A great finish to Wellington Winter Champs for the pirates. We finished up 3rd placed team.Congratulations to the swimmers, team managers, parents and officials. There are 2 meets to finish the season - Upper Hutt Signature Meet and NZ Short Course Champs. Last day of swimming for this term is Thursday 27 September. We are back into it again on Monday 15th October.
4 September 2012
Welcome back to Karori pool! Good luck to all our swimmers for the Wellington Winter Champs next weekend.
18 August 2012
I hope everyone had a great school holidays. From Monday 16th July we are into 4 weeks of Thorndon term schedule. I look forward to seeing everyone on deck. Please note the water is lovely and warm and all sessions are on rain or shine.
15 July 2012
Remember to look on the noticeboard and on the website for upcoming meets and other information.
24 April 2012
Well done to 15 year old Pirate Ted Taylor who had made his first NZ team for the upcoming Australian age group champs to be held in Adelaide April 18-23.
Ted's great swim in the NZ age champs in the 400 Free (4.09) qualified him as the top 15 year old boy in NZ in the FINA rankings.
Full details from the Swimming NZ website here http://www.swimmingnz.org.nz/membership/news-media/aussie-age-snz-virtual-team-announced
I am organising an exciting fast event that will be held Wednesday April 13th, with all proceeds going to Ted to assist him on his trip. Details to follow over the next few weeks.
14 March 2011
Hi all, Good luck to the Karori Pirates team which is competing at the NZ Junior National ( 12 and under) champs at Kilbirnie this weekend. The team is Aliesha Mitchell, Sarah O'Connor, Laura Stewart, George Dorrington, Jacob Farr and Thomas Watkins. Swim fast and have fun!
17 February 2011
Hi all, Happy new year. I hope you have all had a chance to relax and recharge. Into a busy period for the Pirates now. Good luck to the swimmers heading off to camp tomorrow. Enjoy the week and work hard!
Only 2 weeks until Wellington champs. Entries need to be in to Lynda ASAP. I have attached the eligibility report with swims highlighted that should be entered. This is a 4 day meet. Please discuss with me if any queries. We need all qualified Pirates to front up for this meet.
Please get onto entries,
7 January 2011
Hi all, The Christmas holiday training hours through until the end of January are attached. Please print them out and stick them on the fridge.
a.. If you are away for any of this time please let me know
b.. The squad monthly coaching fees remain the same through this period. Please ensure your AP or Internet banking goes through on January 1st
c.. All swimmers who are around ideally should be aiming to go to all their available sessions.
d.. Tigersharks and Hammerheads who have already finished school should be attending all available training sessions from this point. It's time to commit and crank it up.
Christmas Training schedules (version 2):
13 December 2010
Hi all, lot's going on for the Pirates at the moment. Make sure you are checking the noticeboard at the pool and regularly checking this site
Success in Mt Maunganui.
Great results from our team of 2 who competed at the NZ open short course champs at Baywave pool in the Mount last weekend.
Samantha Lucie Smith won Gold in the 200 Free. Beating out Cara Baker and Olympian Melissa Ingram. She also won 2 Bronze medals in the 400 and 800 Free
Angus Boyle won his first Opens medal getting a Bronze in the 200 Fly.
A great meet for us and a great sunny place to be for 5 days!
Awesome Bus trip
Well done to our huge team of young Pirates who went on the bus trip to Palmerston Nth last weekend. The day was a huge success with all swimmers having a great day and bringing home a swag of ribbons and medals! Thanks to the coaches Mark, Olivia and Amber , and to Brigitte Plunket, Fleur Nicholas and Jo Wilson for being great Managers.
Lynda has emailed you all the 2 meets coming up, The Mitch Tait meet in Masterton, and The Swim Wellington Junior meet at Kilbirnie, All Pirates are urged to support these meets. Please get your enties in, and all Seahawks, Hammerheads and Tigersharks need to sign up for the bus.
Blackbeards VS Redbeards
Due to a double booking at the pool, this Pirates meet has been postponed and will be held sometime before Christmas. Date TBA.
You have all received the information on this now. Get onto it and sign up now! We are planning a great week for all squads with a good mixture of hard work and fun. Talk to me if you need any more info, or are unsure if your camp is suitable for your swimmer.
Thanks to everyone for their support this year! Have a great Christmas. Last day of term swimming is Saturday 20th December. Into the Christmas holiday schedule from Monday 22nd December.