Members come first!  Signing up as a Stingray gives your child…

  • 14 Friday club nights to focus on improving your personal best in a fun, friendly atmosphere.
  • 2-day end of season Club Championships carnival at our home base Samford Pool.
  • Participation at the Club's flagship event - The Bronte Barratt Shield
  • Participation in the Club presentation evening and free swim event at the Samford Pool
  • Official registration and membership with Brisbane Swimming Association, Swimming Queensland,
    Swimming Australia & the Samford Swim Club – inclusive of all insurance.
  • Eligibility to compete at all local, state and national level meets.
  • Eligibility for friendly junior development meets, A-Grade qualifying meets and Brisbane/Queensland/Australian championship events.
  • End of season club perpetual trophy with new plate added for each season of membership
  • Swimming cap and merchandise item included, depending on years of membership:

Season 1 - club shirt

Season 2 - club towel

Season 3 - club baseball cap

Season 4 - choice of new shirt, towel or cap

Season 5 - club swim jacket

Seasons 6-9 - swimming cap only

Season 10 - special trophy presentation for loyalty and dedication to the club


Club with a difference!  Additional benefits of club swimming with Samford…

  • Club night results in real time through the free Meet Mobile app on your phone or devices.
  • Family friendly and local community focussed club.
  • Fun, happy, relaxed atmosphere.
  • Friday night dinner sorted with our BBQ.
  • Encouragement of individual achievement and team spirit in abundance.
  • For fun, fitness or competition – the choice is yours!
  • Swimmers welcome from any location. No requirement to train at Samford or live in the area.
  • Suitable for all ages and abilities from our beginner Stingray Pups through to experienced elite levels.
  • We even stage regular adult races throughout the season! 
  • Supports confidence building, motivation, health and well-being with proven development benefits.
  • Exclusive access to qualified, experienced local swim coaches.  Affiliation with our Club Night Referee, Carol Bizzell, of Carol Bizzell Swim School as well as Codie Grimsey from Redfin Aquatics at the Samford Pool.


Details regarding membership costs may be found here.