Summer Elementary Gala (L4) - Accepted Entries & Inflatables!!

08 Jul 2018 (01:00 AM)
June, 15 2018
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Hi there

Just a quick reminder of the timings for Sunday's gala:

8.30am - 9am Sign In
9am - 9.30am Warm Up
9.45am  Gala Starts


Top Squad will also be running a Raffle to help fundraise for their Training Camp to Mallorca in October so we would love it if you could lend them your support and buy lots of tickets!!

We will also be selling the commemorative BSC 125 Pins.

Once the gala has finished it will take approx. 30 minutes for the Spa staff to set up the Inflatables - we hope your swimmers have lots of fun!

We are also IN NEED OF MORE OFFICIALS so please offer to help out so that the amazing times that our swimmers will achieve can be licensed!


Lindsey & Simon


Hi Everyone

Please click for the Accepted Entries. Apologies for the delay in sending these out but please check them and if anyone has any amendments that need to be made, please email lindseydavison@btinternet.com by close of play Monday 2nd July.




Given its our 125th Anniversary we (Beckenham SC and The Spa) have laid on a bit of a surprise for everyone attending Sunday's gala - once the gala has finished The Spa will be setting up the Inflatables in the main pool for us to use!  After the gala has finished it should take no more than 30 minutes for the set up of the inflatables and from then we have the pool until 2pm!

To help us gauge whether anyone will stay on for the inflatables (!!) could you also email me to advise if your child will be taking part in this extra activity?



Lindsey & Simon


A reminder that entries close shortly for the Summer Elementary Gala - please ensure your entries reach Simon by close of play Friday 15th June - thank you!


Please find attached the details relating to the Summer Elementary Gala taking place on Sunday 8th July 2018 at The Spa, Beckenham.  This Gala is open to the following squads: Dev 2, Blue, White, Bronze, Silver, Club, Gold (10/unders only) & Sprint.  

This is a licensed Level 4 Gala with no Qualifying Times - swimmers will be seeded in Squad, then YOB order - all seeding to be based on Squad as at time of closing date.  Please read all the information and conditions carefully before entering your child, making sure you are entering events that are open to them & if needs be speak with your coach.

As a reminder, Gold swimmers who are 10/Under as at 31/12/18 (so born 2008 or later) can now fully compete and be eligible for medals.

As with all our licensed galas, we need all of our officials to offer their help to ensure we meet the licensing conditions.  The format is the same as the gala held in April (morning only) so won't take up your entire day but I'm sure you'll agree is a hugely beneficial gala for our younger swimmers to compete in. The number of officials that turned up in April was really disappointing and risked us losing our licence for the event, so please can our officials offer their help & contact David Ziwa or fill in the 'help required' section of the entry form, thank you!

We are still looking for someone to coordinate helpers & manage things poolside on the day - this is not a huge role!  If you think this would be something you'd like to do, please contact us.  The club and therefore all galas, cannot run without volunteers so please offer to help out on the day (the roles that need filling during the gala are details on the entry form).

If you'd like your child to compete in this gala, please get your entries back to Simon Hartley by Friday 15th June as follows:

email to simon.x.hartley@gmail.com / post to Simon Hartley - 201 Village Way, Beckenham, BR3 3NN .

In line with the new Gala Entry Procedure all payment for entries needs to be with the club by the closing date; failure to comply with this means your child's entry will not be submitted.

  • Cheques should be made payable to Beckenham Swimming Club (not BSC) & please include the swimmer's name and 'SUEG18' on the back.
  • If you are paying by bank transfer, please REMEMBER TO USE THE NEW ACCOUNT (Sort Code: 60-02-12, Account 53746031), and please use SUEG18+Swimmer Surname as the reference.
  • In addition, please remember the £1 admin fee per swimmer/per gala to cover incremental bank fees (this is included on the entry form). 


Many thanks
Simon Hartley