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Beyond the Black Line for Girls Aged 12-18

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Pine Rivers State High School Pool

535 Gympie Road

Strathpine, QLD 4500

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This event is open to all girls aged 12-18. All swimming clubs are welcome to attend, and girls do not need to swimmers to attend this program.

The purpose of the program is to share experiences and normalise common issues faced by teenagers within our swimming community. Participants will gain insight into life as a swimming athlete, what to expect and how best to find their way along the pathway, as they grow and develop in the sport.

TOPICS

Dealing with race anxiety
Body image
Dealing with disapointment
Communication
Physical vs psychological development
Leading a balanced life

What makes this program special is that the presenter, Olympian Tessa Wallace, experienced these issues on her journey to becoming an international swimmer, and she will share her story.

Watch this short video to find out more about the Beyond the Black Line Program

WHO SHOULD ATTEND

This program contains generic content that is suitable for all girls, particularly girls that play sport. Examples used in the program do have a swimming focus, but the ideas generated can be applied in many situations.

The Beyond the Black Line Program is specifically designed for girls aged 13-18; but 12 year old girls with a mature approach can participate. Stictly no girls under 12 years of age can participate.

Parents are not permitted to attend this program but are invited to wait within the Pine Rivers High School pool complex if they choose to. There is no suitable space for younger children to play within the pool complex. Young children are discouraged from waiting at the pool with parents unless they remain seated beside parents.

This program is limited to 30 attendees.

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Beyond the Black Line is a free program presented by the Australian Swimmers Association. Pine Rivers Community Aquatics Club, a sub-committee of the Pine Rivers High School P&C, are hosting this program as a community service to local girls, especially swimmers. Pine Rivers Community Aquatics Club will not be promoted to participants before, during or after the event. The Club is simply providing a venue so this important information can reach girls in our local community. If you'd like to know more about Pine Rivers Community Aquatics Club, click here.

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