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Starting 1st August to 31st August swimming session will be on our Summer timetable, now available.

URGENT NOTICE Car Park Incident Castle Vale 13th July

On Saturday 13th July at approximately 11.45 am, after the Sharks/Competitive Bronze session - we understand that when leaving the car park a Range Rover and a Vauxhall Astra scraped each other. Would the driver of the Range Rover please contact Geoff Fowler (07980 672001 email geofffowler@birminghamathtseam.co.uk) to allow us to assess the damage that was caused. A quick contact would be appreciated as Geoff is going on holiday soon

URGENT NOTICE Slight changes to the Saturday/Sunday swim sessions in July

The swimming club is running a short course to upskill our swimming teachers in July on Saturdays and Sundays and this will slightly alter the timing of the sessions for the Learn to swim and competitive bronze groups on a Saturday and those that swim at Castle Vale Pool on a Sunday.
The times are altered by 15 minutes as follows -

DatesGroupNormal timeNew time
Sunday
14th, 21st and 28th July
Learn to swim
Minnows and Snappers
1.00 - 1.45 pm1.00 - 2.00 pm
Sharks and
Competitive bronze
1.45 - 2.45 pm2.00 - 3.00 pm
Competitive silver
Junior club and Club
2.45 - 4.00 pm3.00 - 4.15 pm

Saturday
20th and 27th July
Learn to swim
Minnows and Snappers
9.45 - 10.30 am9.45 - 10.45 am
Sharks and
Competitive bronze
10.30 - 11.30 am10.45 - 11.45 am

Geoff and Jenny



Welcome to Boldmere Swimming Club Website






Boldmere SC is one of the longest established swimming clubs in the Midlands, with the largest number of active members of any sports club in the UK's second city. Currently we have over 500 members attending 17 sessions at 8 venues, with more than 150 regularly taking part in competitive swimming and water polo events.

The club was formed in the 19th century by a group of enthusiasts who swam regularly in the pools of Sutton Park (on the north eastern edge of the Birmingham conurbation) taking its name from the nearby village of Boldmere which today is one of several residential areas that make up the historic Royal Town of Sutton Coldfield.

Boldmere SC is currently one of the most successful competitive sports clubs in the Midlands, reaching the finals of the Arena National Swimming League in every year since 2009 - where its swimmers have competed successfully against other leading English swimming clubs and their Team GB swimming stars.



Help Boldmere Raise Money by using Easyfundraising


Please help the Club raise money by using the Easyfundraising website whenever you shop online

The site is very simple to use:
1) Go to https://www.easyfundraising.org.uk/causes/boldmereswimmingclub/
2) Click through to "Support this cause" and create an account
3) You don't need to provide any bank or debit/credit card details, just your name, email address and password for log in
4) Click through to the website you wish to purchase from and buy your items as normal. The cost will be the same but the club will get a donation - usually between 0.5% and 2.5% of the purchase amount.
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Gym Membership Offer for Boldmere Swimming Club Members


Unique 1 Gym (1 Reddicap Trading Estate, B75 7BU Sutton Coldfield)


Swimmers /Water Polo Players*:
- 12-18yrs - half price gym membership (£15/month) (12–16yrs cannot use the weights section but can use all cardio and HIT training and core equipment).
- 18yrs+ - reduced rate gym membership (£22.50/month) Volunteers*: - reduced rate membership (£22.50/month)
Volunteers*:
- reduced rate membership (£22.50/month)
*Membership will be verified on joining

Swim Therapy Filming / Stroke Analysis Opepertunity for Boldmere Swimming Club Members


Boldmere Swimming Club have a special arrangement with Swim Therapy to offer filming / swim stroke analysis opportunities to our competitive swimmers for a minimum of 1 session per season.

The sessions will enable the swimmer to observe what they are doing in the water & bring the filming back to implement corrective / developmental drills within their program (in communication with their head coach).

Timing this in pre to early season is ideal, so before or during the training phase over the first cycle (August to December).

These sessions will be at a specially arranged reduced rate (payment to be made at the Swim Therapy Head Office on the day of your session)

*Reduced rate* 90 minute 2 stroke session: £95-£110 (normal price: £165-00)**
*Reduced rate* 60-minute 1 stroke session: £70-£85 (normal price: £130-00)

To book your place contact the Swim Therapy Head Office on 01162325833.

** Please note those swimmers with 4 strokes to film will require 2 x 90 minute sessions

For more information on Swim Therapy visit www.swimtherapy.co.uk
Events
2019 Club Championships
28 Sep 2019 (02:00 PM) - 28 Sep 2019 (06:00 PM)
2019 Boldmere Open
15 Nov 2019 (09:00 AM) - 17 Nov 2019 (06:00 PM)
2020 WEST MIDLANDS CHAMPIONSHIPS
02 May 2020 - 03 May 2020
2020 WEST MIDLANDS CHAMPIONSHIPS
08 May 2020 - 10 May 2020