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Swimming Camp 2021

The BGS Swimming Camp took place this week on-site. It’s not all laps though, with class time spent working on all aspects of swimming performance ahead of tomorrow’s tonight’s sprint meet.

Swim Camp

The 2020 BGS Swim Team has been on Camp in Queenscliff since Sunday putting in some hard yards and luckily have dodged the rain and hail. Though it may not have stopped them, especially from a visit to Adventure Park!

Swimming kicks off

The swimming season was launched in spectacular fashion this week with the Annandale function room bursting with excited BGS swimmers and their families. Thanks to the Friends of Swimming parent group, the BGS Swimming community enjoyed canapés and conversation before hearing from some key staff about the season ahead. The theme of momentum was echoed […]

Boys swim PBs at Nationals

In April, six BGS boys travelled to Brisbane to compete at the 2017 Georgina Hope Foundation Australian Age Championships. Swimming captain Julian Wilson (Year 12), Harrison Preston (Year 10), Ewan Smith, Billy Pearson, Lachie Jackett-Simpson, and Charlie Lamont (all Year 9) all competed at the Australian Age Championships. There were some stand-out performances and numerous […]

Richard Hyden

Richie left Brighton Grammar after Year 10 to move to the US with his family, finishing his schooling at Greenwich High School in Greenwich Connecticut. While at BGS, Richie was a member of the swimming and water polo teams, earning the water polo team’s Best and Fairest award three times. Richie was also a member […]

Andrew George Lauterstein

Andrew is a talented sportsman and as a junior played   in the Victorian state football team and also represented Australia at baseball. He stopped both sports at the age of 16 to concentrate on swimming. Andrew qualified for his first Australian Open team while still in Year 12 at BGS. After finishing school, and narrowly […]

Andrew talks to the FOS

Andrew Lauterstein (OB 2005) patron of the Friends of Swimming at the 2019 season launch. For more information visit our BGS Friends of Swimming page Credits: #BGSMediaClub

The power of scholarships

Today I’m excited to launch the BGS Annual Appeal. The 2017 appeal is one with a difference – but we’ll get to that. First, I’d like to share the reasoning behind the appeal. Over the past few years, BGS has established seven means-tested scholarships, giving the gift of opportunity and bringing diversity to the student […]

Breakfast Bios with Dan Canta

BGS’s very own ‘swim kid’ Dan Canta (Year 11) is certainly making waves. Dan is the youngest male ever (and only the 140th person in history) to swim the Triple Crown of open ocean swimming – the English Channel, the Catalina Channel, and the Manhattan Marathon. He’s also the subject of a new documentary, The […]