More than 300 students will compete over the next two weekends as the Tidal Wave Aquatics Swim club hosts two school swimming competitions at the Centre of Excellence in Macoya from 9 am on each day. On Sunday, the East-based swim club will host the East and Central Zones Schools’ swim meet which will see more than 300 students from primary and secondary schools in East and Central Trinidad compete for a variety of individual and school awards.
In the Secondary Schools’ Division, the meet is expected to provide keen competition between rivals Hillview College and Trinity College East on the boys’ side, while St Joseph’s Convent, St Joseph, Bishop’s Anstey East, and St Augustine Girls’ High School are expected to lead the field in the girls’ category.
In the co-ed category, perennial champions St Augustine Secondary is expected to face stiff competition from St George’s College. In the Primary Schools’ Division, St Xavier’s Private School and The University Prep School are expected to lead the field in the co-ed category. In the boys’ category, St Joseph’s Boys’ RC will attempt to stave off competition from the Tunapuna Boys’ RC, Tacarigua Presbyterian, and Dinsley Trincity Government Primary Schools. On the girls’ side, the Tunapuna Girls’ RC school is expected to engage in a keen rivalry with the St Joseph Girls’ RC school.
The following week, Sunday November 4, more students from secondary schools across T&T will gather for the Tidal Wave Secondary Schools’ Swim Meet. The meet is expected to renew swimming rivalries between Port-of-Spain boys’ schools St Mary’s College and Fatima College while St Joseph’s Convent San Fernando and Port-of-Spain are expected to have a tight race to the finish with Holy Name Convent and Providence Girls’ Catholic School.