School Swimming Sports

Our annual School Swimming Sports take place in Term 1. Cambridge Middle School's Swimming Sports is going to look a little different in 2021. Due to the Cambridge Town Pool being closed for reconstruction and other local venues unable to accommodate our 700+ students, we are still going to make this opportunity available but for our competitive swimmers only.

2021 Information for competing swimmers:

WHEN: CANCELLED due to covid level 2 restrictions - swimming times will need to be taken from Club times (or a Year 7 WIMS time from 2020) for qualifying for WIMS Swimming. Thank you to those parents who had offered to support us with this event.

WHERE: Cambridge High School (entrance and parking is off Taylor Street)

GEAR: Togs, towel, swimming cap, goggles, CMS PE uniform, lunch, snacks, water bottle, CMS hat/cap, any medication needed and comfortable footwear for the walk. Students may arrive at school in their PE gear and leave school at the end of the day in their PE gear. The PE tops need to be the Cambridge Middle School PE tees and shorts need to be all black.

QUALIFYING CRITERIA: This year's Swimming Sports is only for our competitive swimmers who wish to qualify for WIMS (inter-schools) Swimming to be held in Morrinsville on Monday 15 March. 

There is no limit to the number of events a swimmer can sign up for, for our CMS Swimming Sports. However, for WIMS Swimming we're limited to the following entries:

  • 100m freestyle (1 boy and 1 girl, irrespective of year level)
  • 50m fly (1 boy and 1 girl per year level)
  • 50m freestyle, backstroke & breaststroke (3 boys and 3 girls per year level)
  • 6 x 50m championship relay (girls)
  • 6 x 50m championship relay (boys)
  • 6 x 50m non-championship relay (mixed)

EVENTS: 100m freestyle, 50m freestyle, 50m backstroke, 50m breaststroke, 50m fly, 6 x 50m relay (to be decided on the day)

Due to the short time frame of the pool availability, results will be collated in the few days after the event. Students who have qualified for WIMS Swimming will be notified by Monday 22 February.

Any questions, please email


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