Primary Schools Gala 2018

Location: River Park Leisure Centre, Gordon Road, Winchester, SO23 7DD.
Date: Friday 8th June 2018        Time: 08:30 – 12:00

Over the past seventeen years Winchester City Penguins Swimming Club has hosted an annual Swimming Gala for approximately 300 children from over 20 primary schools in the Winchester area. This very successful and popular event allows many young children to experience the excitement of participating in their first swimming competition. 

Schools attending

1 Twyford School
2 Otterbourne
3 Bishops Waltham
4 St Peters
5 The Pilgrims’
6 Owslebury
7 Oliver’s Battery
8 Sparsholt
9 Twyford St Mary
10 Sherborne House
11 St Swithun’s
12 John Keble
13 St Faiths
14 South Wonston
15 Winnall
16 Upham
17 Harestock
18 Western
19 All Saints
20 Colden Common
21 Scantabout
22 Kingsworthy
23 Micheldever
24 Weeke
25 St Bede
26 Stanmore
27 Princes Mead

As well as the swimmers, their parents and teachers, our invited guests will include the Mayor of Winchester and our sponsors who help with the presentation of awards to the swimmers.

Support from local businesses and organisations makes it possible to cover core event costs, and reward all participating children with a T-shirt, goody bag and certificate. There are also trophies, medals and rosettes for the top six competitors in each event.


Winchester City Penguins are grateful for the support for this exciting event from the following organisations: