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                       Calendar of Events 2017-2018 - see also "News"


               Mondays        6:15 - 7:15pm                        WSC Swimming

          Wednesdays  8:00 - 9:00pm - term-time    WSC Swimming                        

          WSC Swimming Members may also swim at all times available to

                                                                                  Galleon Club Members.

         Wednesdays    8:30-10:00pm Social Gathering, Myreside pavilion.


         NOTE - Pool open during Easter holidays with additional daytime

                      hours, but MYRESIDE closed Wednesday 28 March 2018.

                      An alternative location will b eadvised shortly.

POSTPONED: Informal Mixed Dinner (was Thursday 1st March).    

New date is Thursday 26th April  at the Merchants Golf Club.





The 2017 Golf Outing and Dinner were held on 21st August at Liberton Golf Club, organized as usual by Geoff Bulmer. The  golfers were joined by several diners for an enjoyable dinner after the game. Prizes were presented by Captain Angus Mackay.


There was a turnout of twelve members at Myreside after swimming on 20 July 2016 - all anxious to renew their subscriptions! We were happy to welcome new member "Tober" Maclachlainn (4th from right).  


4 Oct 2017 - a Free Swim & Social Evening was held at the Centre for Sport for prospective new members of the club. There was an excellent turnout. Ian McDonald, the new manager of the Centre for Sport (above) and WSC Captain, Angus Mackay welcomed all present.     See Photo Gallery 2017 for all photos of this event. 



The 2017 Mixed Dinner on 16th February at Baberton GC was organized by Geoff Bulmer with 24 members and spouses attending.  More photos are in Photo Gallery 2017

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The 2017 Ladies Dinner was held on 20th September at the Charwood Restaurant at Fairmilehead for the first time. It was organized as usual by Sheila Bulmer.


Lauchlan died peacefully at home at the age of 91 on 5th March 2018. Funeral at Mortonhall on 19th March was attended by many Watsonians and WSC members.

          Scotsman obituary - 09-02-2018.


Roger died suddenly on 23rd February 2018 at the age of 78. His well-attended funeral at Craigmillar Park Church on 8th March was attended by many WSC members.

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The 2018 Crock's Cup Race on 21st March was won by Dr Dave Scott, a new member this year. Also swimming were Alan Masson, Mike Allen, Angus Mackay and George Murray. The race was started by Geoff Bulmer who also presented Dave with the cup afterwards. More photos soon in Photo Gallery.  

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