Wednesday, March 11, 2009

Swimming Sports

Hi Everyone,
Tomorrow is our Swimming Sports day.
Remember to pack:
Lots of cold drinks (water is best)
Healthy Lunch and snacks
Bathers and a towel
T-shirt or rash shirt to wear in the water
Spare warm clothes if the weather looks dicey
Spending money (optional)


  1. Hi Junior Crew<
    Have a great day tomorrow. We will have a sports day at an Olympic pool in June. I love to swim. It is such a good and healthy exercise. What is a rash shirt? It is fun to learn new words from you.

  2. Hi Mary Ellen,
    A rash shirt( sometimes known as a rashie) is made from fibres designed to protect your body from UV rays. We use them so that we don't have to apply sunblock to our torso.They are also used to protect your body from getting a rash when it rubs against a boogie board or the inside of a wet suit when you are swimming in the ocean. Most Australian kids and loads of adults wear a rashie when swimming. We have the highest rate of skin cancer in the world and lots of money has been poured into 'Sun Smart' education over the last 15 years. If you have them there, what do you call them?