Swimming

The aim of the Club’s Swimming Section is to promote the discipline of Open Water Swimming, irrespective of the distance which starts from short swims to Long Distance Swimming and/ or Marathon Swimming.

 

The Swimming Section of the Birkirkara St. Joseph Sports Club is a very active one with all year round sessions held both at the National Swimming Pool as well as in the open sea.

Training, under the guidance of the Club’s Head Coach Isabelle Zarb is given every Saturday morning. Groups are divided into three groups – Beginners, Improvers and Advanced, are coached at different times. In addition, Club members who are also members of the National Pool, are given two to three weekly session programmes to continue  with their training in their own time. 

The annual events the Club hosts are:-

The Birkirkara St. Joseph Open Water Swimming Championships held between June and August,

The Gozo-Malta Open Water Swimming Competition (5.5K) and the Malta-Gozo-Malta Open Water Swimming Competition (11K) which in 2022 will take place in September.

24Aug

2022 | Garmin BSJ Open Water Swimming Championships – Race 6 (4km)

Time: 17:00 Cost: €17
The 2022 Garmin Birkirkara St Joseph Open Water Swimming Championships  will be organised by the Swimming Board of Birkirkara St. Joseph Sports Club, under the auspices of the Aquatic Sports…
17Aug

2022 | Garmin BSJ Open Water Swimming Championships (Reserved for Postponement)

Time: 18:00 Cost: €15 – €75
This date is being reserved in case of any postponements happening throughout the 2022 Garmin BSJ Open Water Championships.
17Sep

2022 | Gozo-Malta Open Water Swimming Competition

Time: 07:30 Cost: €60 – €80
The Garmin BSJ Gozo-Malta Open Water Swimming Competition, organized by Birkirkara St. Joseph Sports Club, and held under the auspices of the Aquatic Sports Association of Malta, will be divided…
Isabelle Zarb
Chairperson, Swimming Section

Isabelle Zarb is the Club’s Head Coach is a qualified Level 2 ASA UK coach.  Apart from coaching, Isabelle has represented the Club in various international long distance swimming events. 

 

Race Results

(Malta) - Gozo - Malta Swimming Competition Results