The time returned by any registered swimmer that betters the previous best time in any gala held with the approval of the state recognised body governing swimming will be recognised as a provincial record provided:
The swim is sanctioned by North West Swimming
The event is swum in a 25 metre or 50 metre pool
Suitably qualified officials officiated at the swim
Where a gala is swum outside of the Province, a signed form from the Chief Judge and Chief Timekeeper stating the official time set by the swimmer is t o be obtained.
A guide to which NWS records can be claimed from the various galas can be downloaded from this page.
The application form (that should be completed and submitted to the relevant person) for claiming a record can be downloaded from this page.