History

Grangemouth Amateur Swimming Club was formed on Monday 15th September 1924.

On the 15th September 2019 we will be 95 years old with our centenary on 15th September 2024.

Our 100th year will commence on 15th September 2023.

Falkirk Herald – Saturday 20th September 1924

“SWIMMING CLUB. —A meeting of lady and gentlemen swimmers was held in the Lesser Town Hall on Monday evening. Councillor Richard Stanners presided, and after an explanation of the object of the meeting it was unanimously decided to form a club, to be named the Grangemouth Swimming Club. The following office-bearers were elected;— Presidents, Councillors Stanners and Wilkinson; vice-president, John Finlayson; secretary, Mr Ebenezer Stein, Paris Street; treasurer, Miss Fotheringham; with a committee of eight members. It was remitted to the committee to frame the rules and constitution, with bye-laws, and submit same for approval at a future meeting of the club. It was unanimously decided to apply for affiliation to the Scottish Amateur Swimming Association.”

A History of Grangemouth Swimming Club – Part 1 – 1924 -1949

Lindsay Young
Head Coach