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04-Aug-2018 - SWIM ENGLAND SUMMER NATIONALS 2018 DAY 5
English Summer Nationals Day 5 WIth excitement towards two strong races today, Ella and Teagan perpared with thier normal routine, wolfed down breakfast and headed to the pool for thier warm ups. A ...
04-Aug-2018 - SWIM ENGLAND SUMMER NATIONALS 2018 DAY 4
English Summer Nationals Day 4 Fueled from the evening before, the small group of remaining swimmers woke up focused, completed some morning mobility and went about their business as usual. Some grea...
02-Aug-2018 - SWIM ENGLAND SUMMER NATIONALS 2018 DAY 3
English Summer Nationals Day 3 With no one having to be at the pool first thing as the athletes were in mid-morning heats, the team gradually woke up, headed out for wake-up walks and made their way...
02-Aug-2018 - SWIM ENGLAND SUMMER NATIONALS 2018 DAY 2
English Summer Nationals Day (In your best Georgie accent) Today in the Poole ?Brother? House, following the sunny wake-up walks the swimmers greeted coach Jan to the chorus of Stevie Wonders happy b...
01-Aug-2018 - SWIM ENGLAND SUMMER NATIONALS 2018 DAY 1
English Summer Nationals Day 1 Following the successes of the National Open Water Championships, and a training session for pool swimmers Izzy, Abbie, Jasmine, Robbie and Ella led by coach Jan, the at...
31-Jul-2018 - NATIONAL OPEN WATER CHAMPIONSHIPS 2018
National Open Water Age Group Championships 2018 The Poole contingent of National Open Water swimmers met up at a Rother Valley Country Park, the familiar venue for the National Open Water Age Group C...
30-Jul-2018 - INTRODUCING NEW MEMBERS TO THE STAR GROUPS TEACHING TEAM
Introducing New Members to the Star Groups Team The 2017/2018 season just keeps getting better and better as news gathers around the fresh group of highly professional coaches that Poole Swimming Clu...
30-Jul-2018 - BRITISH SUMMER CHAMPS 2018 DAY 6
British Summer Champs Day 6 With the athletes preparing for the Open Water Champs and English Summer Nationals meets arriving, the support for the British Champs team was strong for the final day, eve...
29-Jul-2018 - BRITISH SUMMER CHAMPS 2018 DAY 5
British Summer Champs Day 5 Day 5 started with a welcome cool breeze across Sheffield and similar to the previous day the swimmers were split into 3 wake up/ morning mobility groups. Not even the dow...
28-Jul-2018 - BRITISH SUMMER CHAMPS 2018 DAY 4
Day 4 British Summer Championships After a mini birthday celebration in the apartment for Ben the evening before, everyone surprisingly decided to then head to the land of nod relatively early. Day 4...
27-Jul-2018 - BRITISH SUMMER CHAMPS 2018 DAY 3
Day 3 British Summer Champs 2018 Today started with a little drama, where during breakfast Barry gratefully gained an impressive 12 text or calls from fellow coaches warning he had 5 minutes to hand ...
25-Jul-2018 - BRITISH SUMMER CHAMPS 2018 DAY 2
British Summer Champs 2018 Day 2 The timing for events PSC swimmers were involved in meant no one needed to be at the pool before 9am on day 2 of the competition. So, Ollie, Alan Thea and Jasmine h...
24-Jul-2018 - SOUTH WEST REGION OPEN WATER SWIMMING CHAMPIONSHIPS - 7 JULY 2018
Saturday 7 July 2018, Preston Beach, Weymouth South West Region Open Water Swimming Championships 22 PSC swimmers, family and friends headed to Preston Beach, the weather forecast hot and sunny and it...
24-Jul-2018 - BRITISH SUMMER CHAMPS 2018 DAY 1
British Summer Champs 2018 Travelling and Settling In The team arrived in the familar steel city of Sheffield two days prior to competing on a particulalry suffocating hot Sunday afternoon. After rec...
23-Jul-2018 - SOUTHERN JUNIOR LEAGUE 2018 - ROUNDS 1 and 2
Following PSC?s success as winners of last year?s Southern Junior League, it seems incredible that a year has passed and here we are again for this year?s rounds! The 2018 journey so far.... Shortly b...
20-Jul-2018 - RECORD BREAKING NUMBER QUALIFY FOR BRITISH SUMMER CHAMPS & NATIONALS FROM PSC
National Summer Meets In less than a week the excitement of the end of season summer meets start, putting our athletes and coaches to the test in a bid to gain season and personal best performances. A...
20-Jul-2018 - DORSET DEVELOPMENT MEET - 7 and 8 JULY 2018
On a glorious sunny July weekend, more than 60 Poole Swimming Club swimmers took to the water indoors at the Littledown Centre for the Dorset Development Meet. For the third year in a row, Poole Swimm...
14-Jul-2018 - A NEW CHAPTER WITH PSC FOR JACQUI
After 4 years teaching many of our PSC little fishies, Jacqui is moving on to new adventures, but fortunately for us all at the club, will continue with PSC in two new roles. We would like to acknowle...
04-Jul-2018 - TEAM BATH PRE-NATIONAL SUMMER SPECIAL - 30 JUNE & 1 JULY
It was an action packed weekend at Hengrove for the Team Bath Pre-National Summer Special Level 1 Meet - not least with the fire alarm going off during the Boys 100m fly and everyone's swift exit from...
04-Jul-2018 - REGIONAL AND NATIONAL PROGRAMME SUCCESSES!
The Club is delighted to congratulate the following swimmers from Age Performance Squad who have been selected to take part in the 2018 Regional Pathway programme: Max L ; Charlie M; Zack S; and C...
04-Jun-2018 - PERSIMMON HOMES SUPPORTS PSC IN BUILDING ON COACHES DEVELOPMENT
Persimmon Homes, the national house builder, has generously donated 1,000 to help Poole Swimming Club replace ageing equipment critical to swimmers and to fund continued professional development of c...
04-Jun-2018 - SOUTH WEST REGIONALS - FINAL ROUNDUP
For the final weekend of the 2018 South West Regional Summer Championships, it was over to Millfield for a contingent of PSC Regional Age Group Swimmers, and a selection of our Regional Youth athletes...
17-May-2018 - WINNERS OF THE PRESTIGIOUS POOLE CIVIC AWARD
At a prestigious ceremony held at Upton House in Poole on 12 May, Poole Swimming Club was honoured to accept a Borough of Poole Civic Award for voluntary service to sport and health in the local area,...
17-May-2018 - PSC BAGS GRANT FROM TESCO BAGS OF HELP FUND
Poole Swimming Club is delighted to announce that it has bagged a generous grant from the Tesco Bags of Help funding initiative which will help fund removeable starting blocks. The Club has had a phen...
14-May-2018 - SOUTH WEST REGIONALS - 12 & 13 MAY 2018
It was a busy weekend for Poole Swimming Club with usual training ongoing, several athletes competing in the annual Styles Competition at the Dolphin Centre in Poole and a select group of Age Group sw...
10-May-2018 - SOUTH WEST REGIONALS - 5-7 MAY 2018
A phenomenal and club best total of 64 swimmers from Poole Swimming Club - 34 boys and 30 girls - qualified for the South West Summer Regionals and the first weekend would commence in the sunny ocea...
18-Apr-2018 - JACOB PETERS MAKES CLUB HISTORY
Jacob Peters made Poole Swimming Club history last week at the Commonwealth Games 2018. Jacob, 17, who has been with PSC since he was 8, swam nine races in six days, reaching the finals of all three ...
03-Apr-2018 - PORTSMOUTH NORTHSEA EASTER MEET - 29 MARCH TO 1 APRIL 2018
As well as it being Easter Weekend, it was Long Course Weekend for competing Poole Swimming Club swimmers! While a number of their PSC team-mates were at Millfield TYR Invitational Meet, a group of f...
03-Apr-2018 - MILLFIELD TYR INVITATIONAL MEET - 29 MARCH TO 2 APRIL 2018
Outside, it was a somewhat rainy Easter weekend, while inside, the heat was on as PSC swimmers from Star Groups through to Youth Performance were swimming up a storm at the Millfield TYR Invitational ...
25-Mar-2018 - RUSHMOOR ROYALS DISTANCE MEET
Rushmoor Royals Distance Meet A small band of Poole Swimming Club aerobic animals headed in a rare easterly direction up the M3 to compete in reverse distance events with the aimi of setting times wit...
15-Mar-2018 - ***NEWS FLASH - JACOB PETERS***
Tune in to BBC News at 6:40pm today when Jacob Peters will feature ahead of his debut in the Commonwealth Games!
14-Mar-2018 - UBSC LEVEL 1 NATIONAL QUALIFIER - 10 & 11 MARCH 2018
The weekend of 10th and 11th March saw a selection of PSC athletes celebrating Mother's Day in style....poolside! For some, the United Bristol National Qualifier would be their first Long Course eve...
05-Mar-2018 - BRITISH CHAMPIONSHIPS 2018 DAY 4
British Championships Day 4, Final Day With a short burst of snow on the way, the final brisk walk to the pool ensued for Jasmine, Jacob, Corinne and Barry. Jacob was up in the 100m Fly and Jasmine 10...
04-Mar-2018 - BRITISH CHAMPIONSHIPS 2018 DAY 3
British Championships Day 3 The morning walk was a pleasant 20 minutes stroll with clear roads and the rocky mound of ?Arthurs Seat? to the North radiating a sunny Alpen like back drop. An immediate ...
03-Mar-2018 - BRITISH CHAMPIONSHIPS 2018 DAY 2
British Championships 2018 Day 2 The ?beast from the east? storm unfortunately did its best keeping the Collins family holed in 28 miles from Edinburgh, so near, but in times like this safety comes fi...
02-Mar-2018 - BRITISH CHAMPIONSHIPS 2018 DAY 1
British Championships/ Edinburgh International Swim Meet 2018 Poole Swimming Clubs contingent of 5 swimmers will be travelling up separately across the week to the British Champs held in-conjunction w...
08-Feb-2018 - Bournemouth University Sprint Meet
On Saturday 27th January, Bournemouth University swimming team held their inaugural Sprint gala where we welcomed teams from Portsmouth, Winchester and Reading University. The competition was aimed...
25-Jan-2018 - FLANDERS CUP, ANTWERP - 20 & 21 JANUARY 2018
Having just touched down from the TYR Pro Series in Texas, it was off to Antwerp for Coach Barry along with eight PSC swimmers for the renowned international Flanders Speedo Cup event. The Poole te...
30-Dec-2017 - CITY OF BRISTOL L2 SHORT COURSE CHRISTMAS CRACKER
Whilst Coach Barry was away in Sheffield with our Winter National qualifiers, the remainder of our top Youth and Age Group swimmers and a select group from Rising Stars put in some superb performances...
17-Dec-2017 - SWIM ENGLAND NATIONALS 2017 DAY 4
Swim England Nationals 2017 Day 4 It was back to business as normal on the poolside as Jacob and Jasmine turned up for their final day of racing. Jacob would feature in the 100m Fly and Jasmine 100m ...
15-Dec-2017 - SWIM ENGLAND WINTER NATIONALS 2017 DAY 3
Swim England Winter Nationals 2017 Day 3 This day was going to be about Drama from the off, with coach Bazza (not so) elegantly performing the splits on the icy concrete at 7am in front of the entranc...
14-Dec-2017 - SWIM ENGLAND WINTER NATIONALS 2017 DAY 2
Swim England Winter Nationals 2017 Day 2 After a busy first day, today turned out to be somewhat of a less busy affair. After an early morning discussion Ollie unfortunately had to pull out of the 40...
13-Dec-2017 - NATIONAL ARENA LEAGUE 2017 - ROUND 3 AND DORSET COUNTY RELAYS 9 & 10 DEC
Two coaches, two teams, one mission: to perform our best in the final round of the National Arena League Western Division. It was to be a nail-biting weekend of racing, particularly for Poole?s B t...
13-Dec-2017 - SWIM ENGLAND WINTER NATIONALS DAY 1
Swim England Winter Nationals 2017 Day 1 On a familiar route driving up the country through all seasons of weather, the small PSC 'hit team' of Ollie F, Jasmine M and Jacob P along with Coach Barry & ...
22-Nov-2017 - BUCS 2017 Short Course Report
BUCS Swimming Short Course November 2017 In November the Bournemouth University Swim Team took a trip up north to compete in the BUCS short course swimming nationals. 16 team members competed over num...
21-Nov-2017 - INTER COUNTY MASTERS
DORSET MASTER TEAM EARNS IMPRESSIVE 3rd PLACE A big thank you to all of you who turned to swim for Dorset in the inter-county masters yesterday. Considering we were missing so many of our regulars swi...
16-Oct-2017 - NATIONAL ARENA LEAGUE ROUND 1- A TEAM
Arena League A Team Round 1 Following morning training, a quick breakfast pit-stop and Poole Swimming Clubs A Team, hit the road heading west towards the Atlantic City Plymouth for the first round of...
28-Sep-2017 - SWIM ENGLAND SOUTH WEST RELAYS
04-Sep-2017 - JACOB PETERS AT THE FINA WORLD JUNIOR SWIMMING CHAMPIONSHIPS
06-Aug-2017 - SWIM ENGLAND SUMMER NATIONALS DAY 3
After a late finish at the pool, Day Two ended with Jasmine?s ?Last Supper? of Hunter?s chicken with sweet potatoes and green vegetables. Abbie had left earlier on in the day to join her family. On...
06-Aug-2017 - SWIM ENGLAND SUMMER NATIONALS DAY 5
With the final day in Sheffield looming, suitcases were already packed and ready for a swift getaway. The last training session had gone well on the ?rest day? so all that remained were two 800 metre ...
04-Aug-2017 - SWIM ENGLAND SUMMER NATIONALS DAY 2
Day 1 finished off with an evening meal of Spaghetti Bolognese which Annabel had prepared. Thea, Teagan and Abbie had helped out with the washing up, drying and tidying away. Jasmine for the first tim...
03-Aug-2017 - SWIM ENGLAND SUMMER NATIONALS DAY 1
Following an evening meal of creamed chicken with rice and green vegetables lovingly prepared by Annabel and her team of helpers (Teagan as sous chef, Thea as chief washer upper and Jasmine and Abbie ...
02-Aug-2017 - SWIM ENGLAND SOUTH WEST ZAGREB GOLDEN BEAR MEET 2017
Swim England South West again sent a team of coaches, team managers and athletes to compete at the Golden Bear International Meet in Zagreb, Croatia. The team travelled out on Thursday 6 July, returni...
30-Jul-2017 - BRITISH SUMMER CHAMPS 2017 DAY 6
With out any incidents, the day 5 evening meal was prepared & cooked by Corinne, as the athletes tucked into pasta, chicken and vegetables and readied for their last day at the British Summer Champs. ...
29-Jul-2017 - BRITISH SUMMER CHAMPS 2017 DAY 5
Corinne effortlessly stepped in to the role of ?Saucier? during Day 4 to prepare a tomato and vegetable based sauce to have with meatballs and pasta cooked and presented with a Mediterranean style by ...
28-Jul-2017 - BRITISH SUMMER CHAMPS 2017 DAY 4
With the ingredients being carefully prepared by the ?Entremetier? and the ?Boucher?, (also known as Corinne), the athletes survived another evening of their coach?s cooking, with everyone tucking int...
27-Jul-2017 - BRITISH SUMMER CHAMPS 2017 DAY 3
At the end of an exciting finals session the evening before, following Thea?s tasty meal the team were bought together for one of those ?mid week team discussions? around energy levels, emotions and w...
26-Jul-2017 - BRITISH SUMMER CHAMPS 2017 DAY 2
BRITISH SUMMER CHAMPS 2017 DAY 2 After a Gordan Ramsay-esque Salmon based evening meal cooked by Coach Barry the squad were fueled and hit an early night. Jasmine and Jacob were up at 6am and walking...
25-Jul-2017 - BRITISH SUMMER CHAMPS 2017 Day 1
British Summer Champs 2017 Day 1 Review Following the squad arriving in Sheffield on Sunday, two training sessions on Monday acclimatised the swimmers and set up their week ahead in Sheffield for the ...
23-Jul-2017 - Southern Junior League Round 2 2017
Southern Junior League Round 2 The team followed their tracks from the first round and returned to Dorchester. After a confident first round win, the team had to address a few point costing mistakes,...
12-Jul-2017 - DORSET DEVELOPMENT MEET 2017
Dorset Development Meet 2017 With out County Championship Medallists, Regional Qualifiers being allowed to swim in these events and National standard swimmers completely excluded, the Dorset Developme...
29-Jun-2017 - Southern Junior League Round 1 2017
Southern Junior League Round 1 It was across to Dorchester for the clubs youngsters to compete in the first round of the clubs 2017 Southern Junior League Campaign.... Click the link below and read o...
26-Jun-2017 - ASA SOUTH WEST AND DORSET OPEN WATER CHAMPS 2017
ASA South West/ Dorset Open Water Championships. With what has become annual trepidation about the weather, which some how over the years, regardless of how sunny it is the day before always turns...