Girls Swimming & Diving Chronology

1916 Chicago (Hyde Park) becomes first Illinois high school to form swimming team for girls, competes against club teams.
1951 IHSA sponsors first statewide "postal" swimming meet for girls.
1974 Last "postal" swim meet conducted.
1975 IHSA holds first girls swimming and diving meet at New Trier East High School in Winnetka.
1978 Girls swimming and diving meet moved from the fall to the winter sports season for two school years (1977-78 and 1978-79).