Club History

Our journey so far


Club Formed

A dedicated group of parents who were tired of travelling long distance to give their children the opportunity to swim decided to form the Melton Swimming Club operating from the Melton Municipal outdoor pool from November to April.


Club Incorporation

The Melton Swimming Club becomes an incorporated association under the Victorian Associations Incorporations Act.


Affiliation with Swimming Victoria

Melton Swimming Club affiliates with Metro West District and Swimming Victoria to allow members to compete at district, state, national and international level.


Waves Leisure Centre opens

The Shire of Melton officially opens the upgraded Waves Leisure centre which to this day includes the only wave pool in the western suburbs and an 8 lane indoor 25 metre pool allowing the Club to conduct meets year round.


Alan Murray Memorial Award inaugurated

In memory of her father and one of the founding members, Alan Murray, Julie Walsh donates and awards the Alan Murray Memory Award for Best Club Person to James Wilson.


Marnix Van Den Hende Award

Marnix and his family were among the innocent victims of the MH17 tragedy in July 2014. He was an inspiration to our young swimmers and in his memory the Club presents the Marnix memorial award to the young swimmer who most reflects the same inspirational qualities.


Represent Australia at the 2015 INAS Global Games

Melton swimmer Jamie-Lee Getson and coach Robert Neilson represented the Club and Australia at the 2015 INAS Global Games in Ecuador.

The INAS Global Games is a quadrennial global, international multi-sport event organised by the International Sports Federation for Persons with Intellectual Disability (INAS).


Swimming Victoria Top Ten

Melton Swimming Club awarded 10th most successful club in Victoria in 2016.


Melton Swimming Club celebrates 40 years of operation


Melton Masters Swimming Club launched

The Melton Swimming Club affiliates with Masters Swimming Victoria to provide a pathway for members to continue in the sport they love without the need for the gruelling 5am starts and endless days of training.

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