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See Also Swimming (Centenary History Text).

Swimming Sports, Western Beach Baths, circa 1927.

The modern series of College swimming sports began with the competition held at the Western Baths in the autumn of 1910. In 1914, at the 5th sports, the feature novelty event won by A Waugh was ‘Musical Lifebuoys’ to the music of Hill’s bagpipes. Swimming became an inter-house sport when the House System was introduced in 1921.

The School withdrew from the APS swimming competition at the end of 1973 due to ‘lack of depth’ in the team. In 1974, at

Peter John Doak OAM (Olympic Swimmer)

Sander, Emil

'Tony' Strahan (National Champion)

Walter, F D

2000 McArthur

2001 Wettenhall

2002 McArthur

2003 Morrison

2004 Morrison

2005 McArthur

2006 McArthur

2007 McArthur

1910 Sewell, H. E.

1911 Richardson, R. A.

1912 Leggatt, W. W.

1913 Hawkes, T. B.

1914 McKay, E. E.

1915 Backwell, C. E.

1916 Backwell, C. E.

1917 Hawkes, T. B.

1918 Coghlan, G. E.

1919 Paterson, J. B.

1920 Russell, N. K.

1921 Griffiths, W. R.

1922 Sproat, A. D.

1923 Griffiths, D. R.

1924 Griffiths, D. R.

1925 Griffiths, A. D. F.

1926 Griffiths, A. D. F.

1927 Griffiths, A. D. F.

1928 Grimwade, P. S.

1929 Grimwade, P. S.

1930 Bartlett, M. S.

1931 Wray, L. N.

1932 McCann, P. M.

1933 Jenkins, D. V.

1934 Morgan, L. O.

1935 Macalister, J. L.

1936 Kelsall, T. H.

1937 Moreton, F. J. H.

1938 Douglas, K. S.

1939 Cosh, E. W.

1940 Just, F. P.

1941 Hyett, B. A.

1942 Charles, R. P.

1943 Spalding, N. J.

1944 Malcolm, J. B.

1945 Rowe, S. H.

1946 Sutterby, T. R.

1947 Caffrey, J. W.

1948 Bullen, A. S.

1949 Bullen, A. S.

1950 Fleming, P. G.

1951 Solomon, B. J.

1952 Solomon, B, J.

1953 Solomon, B. J.

1954 Macmillan, I. W.

1955 Skelton, I. A.

1956 Bent, G. L.

........ Wainwright, J.C.

1957 Powell, J. R.

1958 McCann, D. W. M.

1959 Strahan, A. G. R.

1960 Strahan, A. G. R.

1961 Aiton, D.

1962 Murray, P. R.

1963 Bennett, P. I.

1964 Murray, P. R.

1965 Olsen, B. R.

1966 Bigmore, J. T.

1967 Batten, D. L. H.

1968 Lindquist, D. K.

1969 Lindquist, D. K.

1970 Lindquist, G. J.

1971 Phillips, W. C.

1972 Hocking, P. I.

1973 Head, J. F.

1974 Forsyth, R. K.

1975 Forsyth, R. K.

1976 Millard, P. V.

1977 Schaller, S. A.

1978 Morton, R. G.

........ Powell, C. R.

1979 Morton, G. R.

1980 Morton, G. R.

1981 May, D. I. (Boys)

........ Barrett, L. A. (Girls)

1982 Not Listed

1983 Not Listed

1984 Not Listed

1985 Not Listed

1986 Harris, T. (Boys)

........ McCann, R. (Girls)

1987 Frame, R. (Boys)

........ Moore, S. (Girls)

1988 Frame, R. (Boys)

........ Moore, S. (Girls)

1989 Kent-Hughes, J. (Girls)

........ Mitchell, B. (Boys)

1990 Mitchell, B. (Boys)

........ Turner, A. (Girls)

1991 Shem Fitzgerald, J(Boys)

........ Turner, A. (Girls)

1992 Barrett, J. (Girls)

........ Shem Fitzgerald, J(Boys)

1993 Beckworth, A. (Boys)

........ Williamson, F. (Girls)

1994 Barrett, S. (Girls)

........ Beckworth, A. (Boys)

1995 Beckworth, D. (Girls)

........ Dimmick, M. (Boys)

1996 Collins, M. (Girls)

........ Keeble, W. (Boys)

1997 Deeath, C. (Girls)

........ Macak, A. (Boys)

1998 Ellis, G. (Boys)

......... McMillan, A. (Girls)

1999 Haylock, E. (Girls)

......... Lindquist, S. (Boys)

........ Pettigrove, S. (Boys)

2000 O’Brien, K. (Girls)

........ Pettigrove, S. (Boys)

2001 O’Brien, K. (Girls)

........ Pettigrove, S. (Boys)

2002 Byrnes, W. (Boys)

........ Collins, H. (Girls)

........ Paton, T. (Boys)

2003 Burns-Wallace, D. (Boys)

........ Pettigrove, J. (Girls)

2004 Kerney, L. (Boys)

........ Ulmer, K. (Girls)

2005 D’Altera, E. (Girls)

........ Harbison, S. (Boys)

2006 Curnow, C. (Girls)

........ Phillips, N. (Boys)

2007 Boyd, S. (Girls)

........ Foott, T. (Boys)

2008 Burns-Wallace, T. (Boys)

........ Steinfort, P. (Girls)

2009 Dalton, O. (Girls)

........ Foott, H. (Boys)

2010 Carr, E. (Girls)

........ Kershaw, J. (Boys)

2011 Murrihy, B.

........ Porter, J.

2012 Kershaw, H. (Boys)

......... Murrihy, K. (Girls)

2013 Fenton, E. (Girls)

......... Kershaw, H. (Boys)

......... Murrihy, K. (Girls)

2014 Mahony, F.

2015 Jennett, R.

........ Ng, J.

2016 Allan, B. S.

........ Day, M. L.

2017 Day, M. L.

........ Newton, B. W.

2018 Fraser, B.

........ Robinson, B.

1945-59 Not Listed

1960 Strahan, A. G. R.

1961 Aiton, D.

1962 Seward, C. G.

1963 Murray, P. R.

1964 Murray, P. R.

1965 Olsen, B. R.

1966 Menzies, S. J.

1967 Batten, D. L. H.

1968 Roydhouse, J. D.

1969 Lindquist, D. K.

1970 West, T .P.

1971 Kroger, M. D.

1972 Phillips, W. C.

1973 Morton, P.M.

1974 Millard, P. V.

1975 Millard, P. V.

1976 Millard, P. V.

1977 Wood, S. L.

1978 Powell, C. R.

1979 Barrett, S.

1980 Not Listed

1981 Bell, M. B.

1982 Read, P. A.

1983 Not Listed

1984 Not Listed

1985 Not Listed

1986 Not Listed

1987 McCann, R. (Girls)

........ Utting, J. (Girls)

1988 Not Listed

1989 Not Listed

1990 Not Listed

1991 Not Listed

1992 Barrett, J. (Girls)

1993 Williamson, F. (Girls)

1994 Not Listed

1995 Ashby, C. (Girls)

1996 Collins, M. (Girls)

1997 Deeath, C. (Girls)

1998 Strijder, A. (Girls)

1999 Claringbold, G. (Girls)

2000 McDonald, A. (Girls)

Braun, N. (Boys)

2001 Hill, A. (Girls)

Pettigrove, S. (Boys)

2002 Tomkins, C. (Girls)

Richards, J. (Boys)

2003 Bartlett, J. (Boys)

Hill, S. (Girls)

2004 Kerney, L. (Boys)

Ulmer, K. (Girls)

2005 Crowl, C. (Boys)

Sherriff, A. (Girls)

2006 Hurley, M. (Girls)

Phillips, N. (Boys)

2007 Boyd, S. (Girls)

Foott, T. (Boys)

Harbison, A (Girls)

2008 Burns-Wallace, T. (Boys)

........ Steinfort, P. (Girls)

2009 Dalton, O. (Girls)

........ Foott, H. (Boys)

2010 Guthrie, S. (Girls)

........ Kershaw, J. (Boys)

2011 Fenton, B. (Girls)

........ Murrihy, B.

........ Porter, J. (Boys)

2012 Booth, K. (Boys)

........ Drayton, L. (Girls)

........ Weetman, P. (Girls)

2013 Cunningham, W. (Boys)

........ Fenton, E. (Girls)

2014 Mahony, F. (Boys)

........ Panckridge, B. (Girls)

2015 Jennett, R.

........ Ng, J.

2016 McDonald, L.

........ Shannon, H.

2017 Day, M. L. (Girls)

........ Newton, B. W.

2018 Fraser, B.

........ Robinson, B.

Commenced in 2002. The sixth Annual Open Water Swim was held in 2007 with three schools competing – the Geelong College; Geelong Grammar School and Christian College.