Aqua Award Nominations

2023 Rainbow Connect  – 7th October 2023

2023 Aqua Awards Presentation – 7th October 2023


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What happens at Rainbow Connect:

Rainbow Connect Welcome

Keynote Speaker – Lead With Confidence – Yvonne Hilsz

11.00am Morning Tea

11.15am Aqua Awards Presentation

12.15pm Lunch

1.00pm AGM – Board and Governing Members

1.00pm Rotating Afternoon split sessions.
Keyword Sign – Tanya Jarvis: Workshop style training session. 

Round Table: Connect members move to Room 2 for a Swim The Rainbow Workshop.

2.00pm Afternoon Tea

2.15pm Rotating Afternoon split sessions repeated.

3.15pm Wrap up with CEO Phil Kinney 

3.30pm CPR Training (optional)

4.00pm Networking

Event ends


Aqua Awards

Every second year, Rainbow Club presents the prestigious Aqua Awards. Rainbow Club members reach their potential in the water with the support and encouragement of teachers, families, committee members and supporters, and many individuals devote a lot of time and energy to this goal. For many, feedback and appreciation from members is its own reward but at Rainbow Club we believe outstanding people should be recognised and promoted.

There are three categories of Rainbow Club Aqua Awards:

  • Aqua Teacher which recognises a Rainbow Club teacher who has contributed above and beyond the duties and time for which they have been paid.
  • Aqua Lead Teacher which recognises a Rainbow Club Lead teacher who has contributed above and beyond the duties and time for which they have been paid.
  • Aqua Committee Volunteer which is awarded to a Committee member, fundraiser, or anybody who has contributed in a volunteer capacity to the success of Rainbow Club at a Club level.
  • Aqua Inpool Volunteer awarded to a volunteer who helps in the pool each week during Rainbow Club lessons and does so without expecting any reward.

And the 2021 Winners are….

Lead Teacher: Taylor Dawson (Hurstville), Teacher: Jolanda Jarman (Penrith), Inpool Volunteer: Zoe Casey, Committee Volunteers: Michelle Greening (Cherrybrook) & Michael Lamb (Bondi)

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