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Olympic Swimmer – Mack Horton

Mack Horton was born on 25 April 1996 and attended Caulfield Grammar from 2000 (Kindergarten at Malvern Campus) to 2014 (Year 12 at Caulfield Campus). He was Co-Captain of Malvern Campus in 2008 and in his final year at Caulfield was Co-Captain of boys’ swimming team that won the APS premiership. He was awarded triple colours for swimming and received the Caulfield Grammarians’ Swimming Club Prize for boys at the 2014 Speech Night. Mack first represented Australia at the 2012 Junior Pan Pacific Swimming Championships in Honolulu, where he won gold in the 1500 metre freestyle in a championship record time. At the same meet, he finished second in the 400-metre freestyle and fourth in the 800-metre freestyle. Mack won five gold medals and a silver medal at the 2013 World Junior Championships ...

Aquatic & Wellbeing Centre

Mr Ashleigh Martin Principal, recently announced plans for a new Aquatic and Wellbeing Centre to be built at Caulfield Campus. The new facility will include a 50m Olympic-size indoor swimming pool showcasing innovative advances in aquatic sports technology. The new aquatic centre will include a moveable floor that can be raised and lowered to adjust the water depth to cater for different aquatic programs such as competition swimming, water polo, diving and learn-to-swim. In addition, an integrated moveable boom and pop-up pool wall allows for the flexibility and versatility to arrange the pool for various configurations and uses, increasing its capacity and use at any one time. “This will improve our ability to have multiple classes in this space and fully utilise this outstanding resource...