Swimming is one of the longest running sports of the QGSSA, with the first Brockway Cup being contested in 1904.


Swimming at St Hilda’s is an extremely important part of sports offered at the school. Being one of only 3 core sports and includes full school participation carnivals featuring on the calendar every year for all students, from Junior School, right through to Senior School. Andrews Cup and QGSSSA endeavours to provide member schools with the opportunity to equip young women to meet and enjoy life's challenges.

Students at St Hilda’s with the desire to represent the school in swimming at the annual Andrews Cup or QGSSSA swimming competition in Term 1 of every year, are required to attending designated swim trials and team training sessions.

Training for all interested students will commence in Term 4 and continuing into Term 1 the following year. The squad selection will be based on results at the school swimming carnival, results from associated regional school swimming meets, training attendance and trial times.

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Swimming at St Hilda's

Why should you choose competitive swimming?

1. Only school sport offering year-round training, competition, and a direct pathway to representative competition.

No technical skills or speed lost to an off season. Continued opportunities to race and gauge progress with a development pathway from school swimming up to elite level performance and competition if so desired

2. Full time, highly qualified, swimming specific coaches

Fully invested, permanent coaching staff that have the knowledge, expertise and experience to develop successful swimmers

3. Convenient onsite training with no time lost to travel

Onsite training is not only convenient but means no time is lost to travel, leaving more time for homework and studies, which equals less stress. The library is also accessible before and after training.