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                            Calendar of Events for 2019 - 2020. See also "News"



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.


All WSC Swimming Members should have received a letter about this.

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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.

It is with great sadness that we record the death of Geoff Bulmer on 6th Aug 2020, peacefully at home at age 85, surrounded by his family.


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Geoff was the WSC Social Convenor for many years, organizing a large number of very successful Dinners and Golf Outings. We shall miss him very much.

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 are now 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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Former WSC member, Dr Hayden Arthurson passed away aged 81 on 30th October 2020 at ERI.


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Although not a swimmer, Hayden was an enthusiastic participant in our Golf Outings.


25th Nov 2020 - Dr Dave Scott, WSC member and current holder of the Crocks' Cup: we have just heard that Dr Dave Scott has suffered a serious stroke and is undergoing treatment in Edinburgh Royal Infirmary.

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