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Newsletter December 2023

Dear parents and swimming members,

As the end of the year approaches, we would like to share the latest updates with you. Please especially read the message about the adjusted group allocation. This may mean that your child will be swimming at a different time starting from January 2024.

No lessons this coming Saturday, December 16!

On Saturday, December 16, there will be a life-saving and swimming rescuer diploma test. This means that there will be no swimming lessons for all other students.

Parents swim along on December 23

On December 23, we are going to do things completely differently! Every Saturday, the children are in the pool, and the parents are in the stands. But on December 23, we invite all parents to join a lesson. One parent per child. So bring your swimsuit or swim trunks and join in!

Increase in annual membership fee

Starting January 1, 2024, the annual membership fee will be increased to €45. You don't need to make any changes to your bank details yourself. The amount will be automatically debited at the end of the year.

Diploma swimming NRZ A and B

On Saturday, December 9, the diploma tests took place. A total of 13 children achieved their NRZ A diploma, and 12 children passed their NRZ B diploma.

Congratulations to all!

Diploma swimming for NRZ C

The observant viewer may have already noticed: there is no date set for the NRZ C diploma test. That's correct, it is not scheduled at this time. What we can tell you is that it will take place before the summer vacation.

New schedule of lessons from January 1, 2024

From January 1, there will be changes in the instructors and lesson hours for some groups. We would like to draw your attention to the following group allocation.

GROUP 9.00 - 9.45 uur


Duikplank NRZ A

Krystel/ Marc

Zwemmend redder 1/2


Zwemmend redder 3/4


LS 1


NRZ C / Junior Redder 1

Mirjam / Linda

Diploma NRZ A

Barbara / Joke/ Siebe







GROUP 9.45 - 10.30 uur


Lifesaver 3


Junior Redder 3/4


Junior Redder 2




Diploma NRZ B

Barbara / Soraja







Special lesson dates 2023 and 2024 until the summer vacation

  • December 16: Diploma swimming for Lifesaver and Swimming Rescuer – all other lessons will not take place.

  • December 23: Swimming lesson with parents

  • December 30: No swimming lesson

  • March 30: Free swimming

  • April 27: Pool closed, no swimming lessons

  • July 6: Diploma swimming NRZ A and NRZ B*

  • July 13: Diploma Swimming Junior Rescuer 1 through 4*

  • July 20: Free swimming

* Students eligible for the diploma test will receive a written invitation from the swim instructor.

We wish all our members and their families a wonderful holiday season and look forward to seeing everyone healthy again in January.

Warm regards,

Board of Reddingsbrigade Amstelveen

Ton Bakker

Reddingsbrigade Amstelveen

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