JASI Masters currently has over 70 swimmers and the committee regrettably agreed on 6 June to close the active membership option for this year. As we have limited availability of lanes at our sessions it is important that we can accommodate our swimmers comfortably. We will start a waitlist in case we do have members that leave over the coming months. If you are interested in joining us an
JASI Masters are looking forward to hosting the South Island Short Course Champs on 10/11 September 2021 at Jellie Park. The meet will be held over three sessions - Friday night, Saturday morning and afternoon. Para entries are also very welcome for the first time ever (no entry fee for para swimmers to celebrate this occasion). There will be a social function and prizeg
There are some Sundays this year that Jellie Park is unavailable to us so we have been moved to Graham Condon. As they can only give us 4 lanes and we need 6, we have decided to book 3 lanes for 2 hours. This will mean two sessions. Graham Condon Sunday sessions due to JP unavailability 18 April - 8am top 3 lanes, 9am bottom 3 lanes 6 June - 8am bottom 3 lanes, 9am top 3 lanes
Only one more Sunday and we farewell the outdoor pool season at Jellie Park. It has been another very enjoyable summer and great to see high numbers of swimmers attending on Sundays (often 10 or more per lane). Photo of Matt Nash, our coach, with those braving the mid-teen temps today Sunday 21 March.
Members will have received notification by email of the AGM and BBQ lunch to be held on 29 November starting at 12.30pm at Ken and Jane's house, 26 Kingcraft Drive, Prebbleton. Please RSVP even if you cannot attend as apologies need to be noted in the minutes. The Club will provide meat, bread, juice etc. Please can each member bring either a dessert or salad to share. BYO drinks, chairs, picni
A few of us have been bringing books along to coffee on Sunday morning and swapping them around. Anyone is welcome to join in: if you have old books, bring them along. If you need some new reading material, help yourself. Kathryn Treeby will take home any leftovers and bring them the following week (or the next time she's there and/or remembers). Make sure to only donate books that you're happy t
The South Island Short Course Champs 2020 are to be held in Ashburton on 25 and 26 September. If you are interested, we encourage you to take part as part of the JASI team. These events are always low key and a lot of fun. You will need to ensure you have paid your annual NZ Masters registration fee $65 to be eligible to enter. Entry is via 'Fast Lane' (previously called 'My Page'):
A midwinter weekend away to Hanmer has been organised for JASI Masters members, families and friends. Swim sessions have been set up for the 25m pool at the Hanmer thermal pools at 9am on both Saturday and Sunday mornings, followed by a soak in the hot pools. A meal has also been organised for the family friendly time of 6.30pm at Saints on the Saturday night. The rest of the weekend wi
Thanks to everyone who attended the recent 'Welcome Back' breakfast following training on Sunday 28 June at Joe's Garage, Upper Riccarton. It was great to see so many keen to celebrate our return to the pool following the extended Covid-19 lockdown period. Swimmers enjoyed the opportunity to catch up and all agreed that the food was delicious.
The club is back in the pool and the first two sessions have been a great experience. Due to current restrictions, you will need to pre-book your attendance for each session. To make this easier, we have automated the booking system so that you will know immediately whether you can attend a session or not. Due to current Jellie Park policy we can only allow four swimmers per lane which brings u
We will return to our training sessions at Jellie Park on Tueseday 19th May at 6pm. You need to contact Nadia before you come to the session since we need to carefully plan the attendance. Only four swimmers per lane will be allowed. Please arrive already wearing your swimwear to reduce overcrowding in the changing rooms. Changing rooms can be used after your swim, but showers will not b