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Training restarts - Monday 7th January 2019

Posted on 27 December, 2018 at 0:30

Please note training resumes on Monday 7th January.  However, we do have a gala on Saturday 5th January.  Please indicate your availability via facebook or the team manager as soon as possible.

Save the date - Christmas Party 1st Dec 2018

Posted on 4 November, 2018 at 6:40

This years Christmas Party will be held on Saturday 1st December - Save the date

Attention Swimmers - Annual Gala entry form 23rd & 30th June

Posted on 23 April, 2018 at 17:50

Saturday 23rd & 30th June 2018

Swimmers are now encouraged to take part in our 46th annual gala providing you are training with us and your ASA membership and fees are in place prior to the first Gala. The gala will be swum under ASA laws. Swimmers may enter in their own age groups only. Medals will be awarded at the gala to those competitors who gain 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th places in the final.


Application form must be submitted by Friday18th May - no late entries will be accepted

Application form is available from here

Easter Bingo Night! Saturday 24th March 7pm

Posted on 14 March, 2018 at 17:00

EASTER BINGO NIGHT plus raffle

Saturday 24th March  Black Swan Shepshed

Eyes down 7pm

Chip Butties included in the ticket price of £5 per head

Tickets are available from the desk poolside.


It would be great to see lots of our swimmers and mum's and dad's supporting our club.


Come and try your luck at bingo!

SSC Committee

Team Sheet Winter League Rd 2 Market Harborough

Posted on 2 February, 2018 at 16:30

Team Sheet: Winter League Round 1

Posted on 15 December, 2017 at 17:20

Team Sheet: Autumn League Round 1

Posted on 26 September, 2017 at 17:10


Team Sheet: Fowkes Trophy Gala Coalville 23rd September

Posted on 1 September, 2017 at 18:30

The Team sheet for the upcoming Fowkes Trophy Gala is now on the notice board, please indicate your availability as soon as possible.  Thank you


Team Managers Report - Diddy League Rd 3 17th June

Posted on 23 June, 2017 at 10:40

In the final Diddy Gala of 2017 we came an undeserved 5th.   We had some very strong individual wins particularly on Butterfly from Molly and Alfie. Jade produced a great swim on the backstroke to take first place. We did equally well on the relays but the boys under 11 produced a stunning performance to win their relays in commanding style – In one race more than half a length ahead.

The swimmers were all very busy in this gala, swimming more races than normal and in some cases two age groups up. Several swam more than 7 races, Sam and Alfie showed just how good they are when they raced individuals two age groups up and matched the pace of main group of swimmers each time.

The three captains who came to help the team out, unanimously agreed that the star swimmers should be given to the boys 11&U team that's Archie Bryan, Samuel Branton, Alfie Fisher and Sam Hill, for a fine team performance and being willing to swim additional events to fill in.

Thanks to Simon Sanderson, Amelia Sanderson, Simon Hill and Emma and Lee Fisher and Sheila Motyl who have supported these Diddy Galas and made your child's team swimming possible for at least the last 6 years.

As Julie and I move on from Diddy Galas, we can reflect and see that every year the club produces and group of enthusiastic swimmers who rapidly improve during this race period. It is a pleasure to witness their enjoyment, and its extra special when its coupled to a win.

Lawrence


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