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                  THE GALLEON POOL closed for the Christmas Holidays on Friday 18th December.


The re-opening date has been delayed due to Tier 4 and is now provisionally early February.


           For details, click on: George Watson's College - The Galleon Club (gwc.org.uk)


Existing WSC Swimming Memberships are valid until end of 2020 / renewals in January.  


There are no longer WSC sessions with reserved lanes on Mondays & Wednesdays.

Specific new procedures are in place and must be followed exactly.

These include the need to make reservations in advance and to arrive at the pool wearing your swimming costume under your outer clothing. "No-Shows" will be penalised!

The changing rooms are only available AFTER swimming but not the showers.












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The 2019 Ladies Dinner was held on 18th September at Mortonhall Golf Club, organized by Rona Ferguson.

The attendees also celebrated the upcoming 90th birthday of Jean Arkieson in October.

More photos in the Photo Gallery - 2019 Events.

1. This website is currently limited in its ability to be updated for technical reasons and news is being sent by e-mail to all members.


2. AGM: due to uncertainty of the date of re-opening of the Myreside pavilion following the fire, the WSC Annual General Meeting is delayed until we know the re-opening date. Hopefully the AGM meeting notice will be sent out in early November for a meeting later that month.

The Informal Mixed Dinner 2019 was held on 26th March at the Merchants Golf Club. Organised by Geoff Bulmer, there was an attendance of 19 including several guests. See also in Photo Gallery - 2019 Events.


Friday 8th June 2018 - the first WSC Wine Tasting, introduced by David Henderson of  Henderson Wines, was a big success with 26 people attending at Myreside. Thanks to Rona Ferguson (front left) for organizing this new event.

                                    See also Photo Gallery - 2018 Events.  




The Pavilion will be closed until further notice.

It is hoped to be re-opened by March / April 2021

with a number of improvements.


The new arrangements at the Galleon pool are working well

and several WSC members have been back to swimming regularly.


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The 2019 WSC Golf Outing & Dinner were held on 29th August at Liberton Golf Club, organised by Geoff Bulmer. There were five golfers and a total of eight for the dinner.

The winner of the golf match was Alastair Ritchie.


Full report with more photos in the Photo Gallery - 2019 Events.

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The Annual General Meeting was held on 6th Nov 2019 in the Watsonian Room at Myreside.

Congratulations to Dr. Dave Scott on his election to the committee for the first time.

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