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Coastlands Junior Classic - new event17-10-2020
We are pleased to announce the Coastlands Junior Classic on November 28th at the Coastlands Aquatic Centre - 4pm warmup for a 4:30pm start. The meet is open to swimmers 12 years & under only and will be a great opportunity for those looking for qualifying times for Swimming Wellington Junior Champs. Entries are now open and close on 22 November. The entry fee is $8 per event. Spectators are free. Full details of the meet are on the flyer which is attached.

There will be spot prizes as well as a draw to win one of two $100 Coastlands vouchers. To enter the draw just shop at Coastlands on the day of the meet and bring your receipts along to the pool. Please note that you must present at the time of the draw to win.

This meet is being run by our club and in addition to being a great event it will also be an important fundraiser for the club so please put the date in your diaries now. If you have any questions please do ask.

New Kiwi West Meet added12-10-2020
A new meet has been added to the 2020 events calendar. This is the Kiwi West Winter Cash Meet; details can be found by following this link

Records and Results from SW SC 202021-09-2020
Swim wellington results and the records broken at that meet have been added in the relevant sections of the website. Well done to everyone who swam.

Holiday times and updated events calendar27-09-2020
Holiday session times posted to the squads page (menu > club > squads).

Full events added for 2021, see the events calendar.

Matson Trophy results04-08-2020
Matson Trophy results have been added to the results page (menu > Events, Records, etc > Results). Congratulations to all swimmiers who took part.

SW SC flyer and eligibility14-07-2020
Flyer and eligibility (as of 14th July) for the Swim Wellington Short Course Champs in September added under the events category. Please check the event details at: SW SC details

New records and results07-07-2020
New records and results sheets have been added to the respective places in the website.

Note for the CSW results sheet, the swimmers age listed is age as at 1 January 2020

Holiday training times04-07-2020
Holiday training times have been added to the squads page.

Club fees25-06-2020
Copy of the letter regarding 2020 - 2021 club related fees has been added to the documents area of the website menu > management > other documents > documents.

Club Champions - update10-05-2020
All our champions up to 13 and under added - we are just waiting on a couple more photos, before adding the rest.

Club Champions07-05-2020
Check out our Club Champions - we will highlighting the class winners on the home page and showing the whole list at Club Champions. There may be a few gaps, as we are still waiting for some photos.

COVID Updates07-05-2020
New COVID-19 announcements posted

Updated Website20-03-2020
Thanks for accessing the new version of the Raptors site. Hopefully this is an improvement on the previous one - improvements are general navigation, look and feel and responsiveness. Please note though that this site uses features that are not available under Internet Explorer - please use a modern browser (Firefox, Chrome, MS Edge, Safari) to view this site.


Please feel free to provide feedback on this update - look for the feedback form under the management sub-menu.

COVID19 - Update Re national comps17-03-2020
NAGs and DIV II cancelled. NZ Opens is currently still on, but has been postponed to June.

NZ Opens - Coronavirus Announcement15-03-2020
Dear swimming community,


As I am sure you will all agree, we are in unprecedented times with the global impact of the Covid-19 virus (Coronavirus) which is having a significant impact on people’s travel plans and the delivery of large sporting events.


The Swimming NZ team and board have been monitoring the developments daily and have been in constant communication discussing the impact of this global pandemic on our staff, athletes, volunteers and the staging of upcoming events. Information is being sourced from many different authorities including the Government, Ministry of Health, High Performance Sport NZ, Sport NZ and of course our own medical advisers.


In response to the latest developments, including the announcement late yesterday relating to the need for all inbound travellers to NZ needing to self-isolate for 14 days, we have today made the following decision relating to the Aon NZ Open Championships (Championships) due to start on 31 March:



  1. The Championships will continue as planned but we will not be allowing spectators to enter the facility.

  2. The Championships will be live streamed free-to-air on the Sky Sport Next YouTube channel.

  3. We will be holding an additional Olympic trial event in June for those athletes who are not able to compete at the Championships due to the existing inbound travel restrictions and/or are unable to trial at the pre-approved northern hemisphere events due to these being cancelled. Details of this additional Olympic trial event will be notified within the next 72 hours.

We will continue to monitor this situation daily and will update the swimming community each day at 10 am with further information.


We are also very aware that the Government will likely issue a statement over the coming days relating to the banning of large public gatherings. Depending on the threshold announced for these gatherings, this could have an impact on our ability to hold the Championships and other national events over the next few months. We will make a call on this once the Government’s position has been announced.


Once again, these are unprecedented times with information changing daily. The health, safety and well-being of our swimming community is our number one priority and we will, therefore, do all that is necessary to ensure that this is not affected.


Kind regards
Steve Johns
Swimming New Zealand CEO

New Results and Records10-03-2020
New LC records and results for the SW Tier 1 meet posted. Find them in the events section of the site under the relevant heading.

Section for board minutes17-02-2020
Board minutes now has its own section under the club management section.
Apologies, these are running a little behind at the moment, but should catch up soon.

Results Records Reports10-02-2020
New results, eligibility reports and flyers added. Details for the Woollahra Trophy updated - find these by by following the gold R

Google Photos site to download hi-res copies of photos by Peter Jencova24-01-2020
Peter has generously set up a Google Photos site so that you can get the hi-res copies of the photos he takes
This is open to all members of RSC and their families peruse and download any images they desire.
The access is as follows:
Go to Google photos
To log into the account:
User: jencapeter3@gmail.com.
Password: {Will be posted to RSC squad page]
Currently there are around 500 images available from the recent WS LC 2020.

New Camp2020 info30-11-2019
New camp information added to the site, includes the registration form that needs completing by / for the swimmers.
Go to the pop-up site for further details.

New 2020 Camp Criteria04-11-2019
Please refer to the link in the events calendar for updated criteria and registration information for the Raptors Summer Camp. Closing date for registration is 10 November.

Club Night27-10-2019
Please see the flyer for our forthcoming Club night on Sunday 1 December 2019.

This is open to all swimmers in the Tuesday night program and all squad swimmers.

There will be events for all ages and abilities.



Please note this a free Club event but you must confirm with the Race Secretary racesec@raptors.nz by 24 November if you wish to attend.



The first main pool event will start at 4.30pm, so please be ready to swim at that time.



Please come and join us for an afternoon/evening of fun.

Welcome to the new website20-10-2019
The board is pleased to present the preview of the new Raptors website.


The intent of the new site is provide a clean and simplified presentation of all Raptors relevant information, allowing current, new and prospective members to rapidly find what they are looking for. This does not mean the site will be static and unchanging, the news page will bring you regular updates and notices and there are other site elements in plan.


In the short term, please feel free to click around - let us know if you spot any mistakes or have some thoughts you'd like to share - the expectation is that domain will be re-pointed towards the middle of November; at which time new email addresses will also be launched - watch out for further updates on this.