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25-Apr-2020 - Regional Qualifiers 2020
Well done to all our would be competitiors at this years Regional Championships 2020. We are very proud of all your efforts in and our of the water. You trained hard and it paid off. Brace yourselve...
22-Jan-2020 - 1500m Beds County 2020 Championships
color:="" font-size:="" style= "margin: 0px 0px 6px; font-family: system-ui, -apple-system, BlinkMacSystemFont, "> Fantastic results from Saturday nights long distance event - Beds County Championship...
14-Sep-2019 - Club of the Year - SE East Region
At the SE East Region annual council meeting this Saturday 14 th September Modernian Swimming Club was presented with the SE East region Club of the Year award. These awards are given in recognition ...
11-Aug-2019 - 5k and 10K Scottish Open Water Wins
Massive congratulations to Jamie who today 11th August 2019 won the 10K Scottish National Open Water a t Loch Venachar . Awesome swimming in challenging conditions. Yesterday (10th August) he also...
08-Aug-2019 - Nationals 2019
Nationals 2019 We had 7 national qualifiers this year. 3 swimmers (Jamie, Izzy, Tia) raced at the British Summer Championships in Glasgow, 5 swimmers (Izzy, Josh, Jack, Arabella and Orla) went to Shef...
24-Jul-2019 - British National Swimmers - Glasgow
Great 800m Fc from Tia. Probably best ever National swim for her. Having just done the ER Open Water on Sunday. She managed a negative split on the second 400m. Final time under 9.20 Izzy swam a reall...
24-Jul-2019 - British and English Nationals
Our Magnificent 7 - Bella, Josh, Jamie, Izzy, Orla and Jack to travel to National events (Plus Tia - missing from the photo as she was busy with her other sport, running). All at MSC wish them the...
17-Jul-2019 - Jamie and Tia Triumph at East Region Open Water Championships
Jamie and Tia competed at the SE East Region Open Water Championship in the 17/18 age group on Sunday 21 st July. Tia secured a Gold and Jamie a Silver in their 5k races. Their ?top 3? positions qu...
07-Jul-2019 - East Region Inter County Championships
On Sunday 7 th July Modernian Swimmers Arabella, Ben, Daniel, Eloise, Georgie, Harrison, Henry, Izzy, Jack, Jessica, Joshua, Lulu, Morgan, Nwando, Orla and Sally all travelled to Norwich UEA Sportspar...
10-Feb-2019 - BEDFORDSHIRE COUNTY CHAMPIONSHIPS 2019
Modernian SC topped the points table again for the 3 rd year running making it the Top Club 6 out of the last 7 years! Out of the most successful club in the county , Jamie McCaffray secured 2 Br...
19-Sep-2018 - Winner at the Scottish Swimming Awards
Jamie has won an award Dennis Sullivan Memorial Trophy for outstanding services to the sport during 2017-2018 and will collect this at their gala dinner on 29 th September!
19-Sep-2018 - Scottish National Open Water
Jamie is the club?s Scottish representative and following on from his inclusion in the SASA Open Water development programme, elected to race twice at this event. He won Gold in both 5km and 10km rac...
19-Sep-2018 - Swim England Summer Meet 2018
Orla Keaveney, Tia Wilson and Jack Sangster joined Josh at the SE Summer meet the following week. Josh was up first with an 100 Breast which was ok but two days later absolutely flew in 100 Free secur...
19-Sep-2018 - British Summer Nationals 2018
Joshua Bristow and Jamie McCaffray both qualified for the national competition this summer. Josh did an amazing job in 50 Breast qualifying 7 th fastest for his age group final with a huge personal b...
24-May-2018 - GOLDEN EAGLE MEET 2018
Preparations are going ahead for this years Golden Eagle Meet! Come and join us on 29th and 30th September!
25-Mar-2018 - Modernian Coaches Attend East Region Coach Development Day
The coach development day on Sunday 25th March was attended by Paulina Kret and Ollie Robinson with National Talent Team staff leading a great first session! All six counties were represented with co...
23-Mar-2018 - ASA County Talent Camps 2018
Two Modernian swimmers, Fleur Nugent and Daniel Blight, took part in the first Camp of Bedfordshire ASA County Talent Camps 2018 on the 18th March at Bedford School. This camp is the first step of th...
18-Mar-2018 - WEST NORFOLK TOP VISITING CLUB
01-Mar-2018 - British Swimming Championships 2018
British Swimming Championships 2018. My name is Joshua Bristow and I have been a member of Modernian Swimming Club since I was 10 years old. I remember qualifying for my first Bedfordshire County Cha...
04-Feb-2018 - Top Club at Counties
We had two fantastic weekends at the County Champs 2018. Both junior and senior squad swimmers continuously surprised me with more and more outstanding swims and regional times. After the successful l...
07-Nov-2017 - Top Club at Counties
Top club at County Championships followed by fantastic results at Regional Championships! We had some fantastic swims at the Bedfordshire County Championships earlier in the year, resulting in the...
07-Nov-2017 - East Region Open Water Champs 2017
East Region Open Water Championships Jamie McCaffray is the new East Region Open Water Champion 3km! He fought his way to the front as they left the start and stayed there for the entire race! He al...
07-Nov-2017 - National Success
Jamie McCaffray secured his first national medal at the Swim England National Open Water Festival Jamie McCaffray secured his first national medal at the Swim England National Open Water Festival!...
31-Oct-2017 - National Qualifiers 2017
We are delighted and proud to showcase our National Qualifiers 2017 We have Jamie, Joshua, Tia and Isabel competing at British Summer Championships and Jack, Jack, Max and Chloe competing at Swim Engl...
31-Oct-2017 - Awesome Lawson!
Aiyana Lawson, at just 14 years of age, bagged herself 7 qualification times for the recent British Swimming Championships 2015. This was a national event held in the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park at t...
31-Oct-2017 - Modernian hat trick
For the third year running Modernian swimmers have won the Top Club competition at the Bedfordshire County Championships held over two weekends in March at Inspire Luton Medal Table - 1st Golds 80 Sil...
31-Oct-2017 - 7-Up Aiyana
Having qualified for 200IM prior to the closing date, Aiyana was also able to submit entries for other events if she met the Qualifying Time. She has gone on to swim another five Qualifying Times at t...
31-Oct-2017 - Beds County Champ's
Modernian SC leads the way!! What a cracking first weekend of the Bedfordshire County Championships 2015! Modernian swimmers got off to a fabulous start! In the first event it was a 1,2,3 in the 100 B...
31-Oct-2017 - Biggleswade Open Meet
Modernian Swimming Club hit the top spot at the recent Biggleswade Open Meet. Not only winning the Visiting Top Club Trophy but both Tia Wilson and Brandon Nabarro ended the weekend as Top Boy and Top...
31-Oct-2017 - Ground Hog Day
The Groundhog meet at Norwich was a successful meet for all swimmers. The swim of the meet was from Aiyana Lawson gaining her British Championship time for April in her 200 IM. This was fol-lowed a cl...
31-Oct-2017 - ASA East Winter Regionals 2014
The recent ASA East Region Winter Championships at Inspire;Luton was a great meet for all Modernian SC Swimmers. They were all swimming on their personal best or beating their best. Gemma Trott swam a...
31-Oct-2017 - Winter Regional Champs
Ten swimmers competed last weekend at the ASA East Region Winter Short Course Championships. This was an open competition with no age groups so it was a very good opportunity for our swimmers to gain ...
08-Apr-2017 - Head Coach Appointment
Modernian SC is delighted to announce that Vicky Simpson is joining us as our new Head Coach and Ian Douglas has been appointed as the Director of Swimming. Vicky is an experienced coach having previo...
31-Oct-2016 - ASA Services to Aquatics 2016
ASA Services to Aquatics 2016 ? Awarded to Ian Douglas, Modernian SC This award is presented to an individual who regularly goes above and beyond within aquatics and without whom the sport could not c...
31-May-2016 - Junior County Record
Chloe Lence (pictured) had an amazing weekend kicking off with a Bronze and breaking a long-standing Junior county record for 800 Free! She went on to set pb?s in all of her events over the weekend an...
31-May-2016 - 2016 County Champs
Modernian swimmers return from the Bedfordshire County Championships 2016 with a huge medal and trophy haul! Swimmers in every age group were successful across every event and distance. There were 3 ...
31-May-2016 - 2016 Training Camp
Our annual training camp is underway in Hajdúszoboszló, Hungary. There are 25 MSC swimmers with their coaching and chaperone team staying near and training at a 50m pool. With two pool sessions and ...
31-May-2016 - Campaign at ASA East Region Championships 2016
Modernian SC once again punched above its weight at the regional championships! Swimmers from the club competed across two weekends in May against the top swimmers in the ASA East Region. The club fin...
31-May-2016 - Nationals 2016
Mighty success for Modernian Swimming Club! Modernian SC had 4 swimmers qualify for the National Age Group Open Water Championships held in Sheffield a few weeks ago; Chloe Lence, Jamie McCaffray and ...
31-May-2016 - Community Sport and Recreation Awards Winners 2016
Youth Volunteering Award sponsored by GBGroup ? Modernian Swimming Club Modernian Swimming Club is a community swimming club in Bedford that celebrated its 50-year anniversary in 2015. The club focuse...
31-Oct-2015 - Modernian Success at Nationals 2015
In their 50th anniversary year, 11 Modernian swimmers qualified for 50 events at National Championships this summer. Jamie McCaffray kicked off at the Scottish Summer Meet where he won Gold for 1500 F...
31-Oct-2015 - 2015 National Qualifiers
Hollywood couldn't have written this script better. In our 50th year we now have 50 National Qualifying swims, from 11 of our top swimmers !!! Well done to Aiyana, Becky, Brandon, Chloe, Jamie, Llywel...
31-Oct-2015 - East Regional's 2015
Another successful regional championships for MSC ! Improving on the medal tally from 2014 over both weekend?s of the East Region Championships held in May Modernian Sc placed 5th overall in the East ...
31-Dec-2014 - Fine medal haul for Modernian
Modernian Swimming Club?s U10 girls won an array of gold medals at the Mid Beds Open Meet. The youngsters dominated in the 50m and 200m breastroke, with Kaelah Lawson winning gold, Eloise Bailey silve...
12-Nov-2014 - East Region Youth Championships
It was a hard weekend of racing for our youth swimmers at the east region championships at the long course pool in Luton. The club managed to win two silver medals and seven bronze medals over the wee...
31-Oct-2014 - East Region Open Water Championships
Great swims from our small squad who entered the East Region Open Water Championships held last Sunday at Whitlingham in Norwich. Thunder and lightning threatened all day but held off until the last w...
05-Oct-2014 - Swimming Invitation
15-Aug-2014 - Meet your new Head Coach
This is obviously a very exciting time for the club. Some of you may not know much about myself so I thought I?d do a little introduction before we dive in at the deep end so to speak. I started coach...
31-Jul-2014 - County Report 2014 Weekend Two
Yet again I find myself using superlatives about the team and individual performances. The team performance was amazing, supporting each other individually and as a team. The racing ability of individ...
19-Jun-2014 - Charlie Wilson
Modernian SC is saddened at the news that our founder, Charlie Wilson, passed away on Thursday 19th June 2014. Charlie started his long relationship with swimming as a young lad and when he was appoin...
05-Jun-2014 - Age Group Regional Champs
The Modernian SC Age group swimmers were in action at the East Region BAGCAT Championships held at the UEA pool in Norwich. Kaelah Lawson claimed Silver in the 12 year Age Group having swum to Gold in...
31-Mar-2014 - ASA Nationals 2014
Modernian swimmers excelled in the pool, doubling the number of swimmers qualifying for Age Group Nationals to four this year and had six swimmers qualify for Youth Nationals as well. In the Age Group...
15-Mar-2014 - Zonal Success!!
Overall, the Modernian team raced well and used the long course opportunity to post a lot of seasons best times as well as long course personal bests. The junior girls found it tough after racing a me...
03-Mar-2014 - Phenomenal Success at County Championships!!
03-Mar-2014 - Youth Regional Championships
At the recent ASA East Region Youth Championships held at Inspire;Luton, Modernian SC swimmers excelled in the pool! With two Golds (Oliver Maltby 50Fly, Hayley Alcock 50Fly), five Silvers (Maltby 50B...
02-Jan-2014 - County Report 2014 - Weekend One
The whole first weekend at the Bedfordshire county championships was outstanding. The atmosphere, fast swimming and overall team cohesion is why I love swimming coaching and the sport in general. Ther...
13-Oct-2013 - Modernian Magnificent Seven at National Championships
Over the last two weeks seven swimmers from the Bedford based Modernian Swimming Club have been competing at the National Youth and Age Group Swimming Championships at the 50m Ponds Forge pool in Shef...
05-Jul-2013 - Modernians Make it 7
31-May-2013 - Bedford Sports Awards 2013
The Bedford Sports Awards 2013 celebrate and honour the amazing work carried out every day by indi-viduals and organisations across the Borough. Congratulations to Brandon Nabarro, Rhiannon McCaffray,...
19-Apr-2013 - Record Presentations - April 2013
06-Apr-2013 - Wellingborough FastWater Meet
What a cracking club gala it was on Saturday evening! There was some fast and furious swimming taking place at this local gala based on an accumulation of times from each event in each age group! Mode...
13-Feb-2013 - Junior League 2013
I had the pleasure of spending Saturday night in London at our first junior league gala of the season. This gala was always going to be a tough one as it was our first outing since being promoted as d...
05-Feb-2013 - ASA East Regional Championships 2013
The Modernian Swimming Club cemented their place as Bedfordshire?s top team with an exceptional performance at this year?s East Region Age Group Championships. The club managed to finish in sixth posi...
07-May-2012 - Bedfordshire Masters Decathlon Champion
Bedfordshire Masters use the British Swimming Masters Decathlon points to determine the top Bedfordshire Male and Female Masters Decathlon Swimmer each year, starting with the 2012 results. Our Own Ma...
01-May-2012 - Beds ASA County Championships First Weekend Report
The Bedfordshire ASA Counties take place every year and to be fair, they are not the highest level competition in the calendar. However, I always like them because we seem to rise to the challenge, sw...