Oceania Swimming

Oceania Swimming

Kings Swimming Donates Container’s Worth of Equipment to Let’s Swim
Living in the Pacific, far removed from large industrial countries can be a challenge when trying to stock learn to swim programs with kickboards and other swimming equipment. Not only is it difficult to get equipment to the Pacific, but the cost of equipment plus the shipping costs can be prohibitive. Let’s Swim, funded under the Pacific Sports Partnership by the Australian Government, provides s
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LET’S SWIM KEEPS IT FRESH IN MELBOURNE
While all eyes were set on the pool at the FINA World Championships in Budapest this month, Let’s Swim staff from Tonga Swimming and Fiji Swimming were huddled around a large shower curtain hanging on the wall of Swimming Australia’s board room in Melbourne while discussing their next steps for 2017 and 2018.
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VANUATU CELEBRATES FINA WORLD AQUATICS DAY WITH PINK FRIENDS
On the 8th July 2017 Vanuatu Aquatics Federation (VAF) along with the Port Vila community celebrated FINA World Aquatics Day with their first ever “Pig Paddle”. The Federation organised an Open water swimming competition for adults and a separate race for kids and a Come and Try Water Polo clinic.

Following some Vanuatu kastoms where a “real” pig is tossed in to the ocean with villagers jumping
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Wells gets top award in pioneer programme
Sport administrator and President of PNG Swimming, Elizabeth Wells received the Papua New Guinea Olympic Committee’s Best Student award in the first ever Advanced Sport Management course of the Managing Olympic Sport Organizations (MOSO) programme that was run in Port Moresby.
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Tonga Celebrates World Aquatics Day 2017
Despite the wintery weather, Pelehake Village celebrated completing their 6-week Learn to Swim Program over the weekend with a fun day and barbeque at Fua’amotu Beach. This day also marked the graduation of 5 Pelehake residents who learned to become swimming teachers under the Let’s Swim program.
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Wesley Tikiariki Roberts named Cook Islands Sportsman of the Year
The Cook Islands Aquatics Federation is a small federation located in the heart of Polynesia between Samoa and French Polynesia in the Pacific Ocean with a population of 12,000. We are one of five Pacific Countries that do not have a proper swimming pool (25m or 50m). Most of our training and coaching through our Swimming in Schools programmes is done inside the lagoons of our protected reefs.
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FINA WORLD AQUATICS DAY in PNG
The introduction of WATER POLO
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Oceania Set to Attend the first FINA Swimming for All Clinic
FINA has created a new initiative, “Swimming for All – Swimming for Life”, as a special programme to teach people from all ages, different backgrounds and capacities how to swim and to promote physical activity through swimming across the globe.
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Fiji Swimming Launches Let’s Swim in Suva
Fiji Swimming in partnership with Australian Aid, Swimming Australia, Oceania Swimming Association, Ministry of Education and Ministry of Youth and Sports is the newest organization to deliver the Pacific Sports Partnership (PSP) Let’s Swim program to address water safety prevention. With the encouragement of local government, especially the Ministry of Youth and Sports and Ministry of Education,
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Vanuatu Gets Mamas and Youth Moving
Already 2017 has been jam packed for the Vanuatu Aquatics Federation (VAF) with new and exciting aquatic programs and milestones. VAF has continued its great work in Learn to Swim throughout the communities, with numbers of youth engaged continuing to grow. Vanuatu Aquatics has been in contact with some programs in Australia which have helped VAF expand their programs to include Water Polo and aqu
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Positive Sports Coaching

OSFO have partnered with the Oceania Australia Foundation and Matt Scholes of Positive Sports Coaching to create a FREE 30 min online course that introduces Positive Sports Coaching.

This course teaches coaches how to raise the optimism, resilience and wellbeing of their athletes to enable them to reach their potential.

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OSFO Updates

2015 OSFO/ONOC GENERAL ASSEMBLIES, ASSOCIATED MEETINGS AND WORKSHOPS - GRAND PACIFIC HOTEL, SUVA FIJI - APRIL 29th - MAY 3rd.

April 30th - UNESCO meeting 

May 1st - OSFO General Assembly 9-12

              - Sports marketplace all day

May 2nd - ONOC General Assembly all day

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