THE GALLEON POOL is now available to WSC members at all times that it is open to Galleon Club members. You must bring your Galleon membership card every time.


           For details, click on: George Watson's College - The Galleon Club (



There are no longer WSC sessions with reserved lanes on Mondays & Wednesdays.

Specific new procedures are in place and must be followed exactly.

These include the need to make reservations in advance using the MyWellness app or by phone and to arrive at the pool wearing your swimming costume under your outer clothing. "No-Shows" will be penalised!

The changing rooms and showers are only available AFTER swimming.











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The 2019 Ladies Dinner was held on 18th September at Mortonhall Golf Club, organized by Rona Ferguson.

The attendees also celebrated the upcoming 90th birthday of Jean Arkieson in October.

More photos in the Photo Gallery - 2019 Events.

             Watsonian Swimming Club - Committee 2021-2022
   The following committee was elected at the AGM on 8th Dec 2021.

                Captain:                    Donald Easton
                Vice-Captain:           Alan Masson  (Webmaster)
                Social Convenor:      -
                Hon. Treasurer:       Alf Cattanach
                Hon. Secretary:       Rona Ferguson
                Committee:              George Murray
                                                  Ailsa Heine
                                                  Angus Mackay
                Hon. Auditor:            Danielle Goncalves.





This website has recently been restored to use after some months of technical problems.

There is still some work to be done to check and update the content (where necessary) and this will be confirmed in due  course.

Many thanks to Marcus Heine for his invaluable expert help.

Alan Masson,  14 Jan 2022.



The 2019 WSC Golf Outing & Dinner were held on 29th August at Liberton Golf Club, organised by Geoff Bulmer. There were five golfers and a total of eight for the dinner.

The winner of the golf match was Alastair Ritchie.


Full report with more photos in the Photo Gallery - 2019 Events.


The Informal Mixed Dinner 2019 was held on 26th March at the Merchants Golf Club. Organised by Geoff Bulmer, there was an attendance of 19 including several guests. See also in Photo Gallery - 2019 Events.

Friday 8th June 2018 - the first WSC Wine Tasting, introduced by David Henderson of  Henderson Wines, was a big success with 26 people attending at Myreside. Thanks to Rona Ferguson (front left) for organizing this new event.

                                    See also Photo Gallery - 2018 Events.  

The Annual General Meeting was held on 6th Nov 2019 in the Watsonian Room at Myreside.

Congratulations to Dr. Dave Scott on his election to the committee for the first time.