Birkirkara St. Joseph Open Water Swimming Championships 2017Entry Form and Regulations

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The Swimming Section of the Birkirkara St. Joseph Sports Club is a very active one with all year round sessions held both at the National Swimming Pool as well as in the open sea. Training, under the guidance of the Club's Head Coach, is given every Saturday morning and the sessions are split up in 3 groups each being coached at different times.

These groups include the beginners, improvers and advanced swimmers. In addition, Club members who are also members of the National Pool, are given two to three weekly session print outs.

The aim of the Club's Swimming Section is to promote the discipline of Open Water Swimming, be it Long Distance Swimming or Marathon Swimming.

The Club organises annually

  • The Birkirkara St. Joseph Open Water Swimming Championships held between June and August,
  • The Gozo-Malta Open Water Swimming Competition (5.5K) held in mid-August, and
  • The Malta-Gozo-Malta Open Water Swimming Competition (11K) held in mid-August.

The Club's Head Coach is Ms Isabelle Zarb, (Level 2 ASA UK).

The members on the Club's Swimming Board are Ms. Isabelle Zarb (Chairperson), Mr. Roberto Demicoli and Mr. Andrew Grech. This Section may be contacted on 79829391 and 99466256.

BSJ Open Water Swimming Championships 2017 - Race Four on the 12th July at Salina Starting at 6:30 p.m.

The fourth race in the Birkirkara St. Joseph Open Water Swimming Championships 2017 will be held on Wednesday 12th July 2017 at Salina starting at 6:30 p.m. (The time on the Race Regulations document has been changed). The 2-kilometre race will be held on two 1,000-metre laps.

To take part, swimmers should fill and return the race entry form and pay the race entry fee.  Swimmers who have already taken part in the previous races need not fill the entry form, but they have to inform the organisers of their presence for the second race and pay the race entry f...



BSJ Open Water Swimming Championships 2017 - Race Three - 5 July 2017 at Salina

The third race in the Birkirkara St. Joseph Open Water Swimming Championships 2017 will be held on Wednesday 5th June 2017 at Salina starting at 6:30 p.m. The 2-kilometre race will be held on two 1,000-metre laps.

To take part, swimmers should fill and return the race entry form and pay the race entry fee.  Swimmers who have already taken part in the previous races need not fill the entry form, but they have to inform the organisers of their presence for the second race and pay the race entry f...