Important Information Mallow Development Gala

Mallow Swans Swimming Club are looking forward to welcoming you to the Munster Development 1 Gala next Saturday 12/01/19. We are expecting large numbers for this competition, the 1st in Munster in 2019.

Please read below and see attached for some useful information for your Swimmers / Coaches & Parents.


Arriving by Car 

Parking at the Pool venue is limited to approximately 50 vehicles in total.

There is parking also at the Dunnes Stores / Gate Cinema, Underground Parking nearby (2-3 minutes walk, see attached MAP above).

MSSC would encourage car pooling to minimize difficulties finding convenient parking.


Arriving by Bus

If arriving by bus, please ensure you arrive early, as turning is difficult adjacent to the pool.




There will be very busy warm up sessions.

Full Warm up for Morning Session ONLY

Note 1: Mid-day warm up is limited to swimmers who have NOT swam in the morning. This is to allow a Break for ALL for minimum 30 minutes.

Morning Warm-Up 

20 minutes Total Boys (in first, at 9:00am)

20 Minutes Total Girls (W/U finishes at 9:40am)

Due to the numbers, the Warm up PER Swimmer, time is 10 minutes.

Please see the above Chart to see Lane & Time Slots for your Warm-Up.

Note 2: It is the responsibility of each Coach / Team Manager, to adhere to this schedule, to ensure equal access for all swimmers / clubs.



Coaches will be issued with a Gala Check in for your swimmers.

It would be greatly appreciated if you could complete your scratch sheet and return ASAP.

Late entries will not be allowed on the day. Please do not ask.


Note 3: A responsible person (Coach or Team Manager) should be named on the Scratch sheet.

Note 4: If you are currently aware of definite NO SHOWs, please inform us now, to help alleviate pressure on the day. (email below)


Shop on Site

SwimHEADZ will be on poolside for the competition for all your swimming needs.

Visit,  to view or for pre-order for collection on the day.


MSSC will also have a cafe/shop with loads of great gala food on offer.🌭🌮🍰🍮☕

There are also plenty of shops & cafe’s nearby for those who wish to explore Mallow’s highlights 😁


We look forward to welcoming you to Mallow Pool and wish all the best to your swimmers.


If you have any questions, please email to

Also, definite NO Shows, please email to, (Note 4 above)

Best Regards,
Vincent Harris,
Competitions Secretary,
Mallow Swans SC

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