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02-Oct-2026 - Swimmer breaks record at regional meet
01-Sep-2026 - Swimmer performs great at Nationals
09-Jul-2019 - IMPORTANT INFORMATION REQUIRED
Just a little reminder that the deadline to confirm your email address is today but we have some replies outstanding. If you have not already done so, please can you reply as soon as possible? Jo...
09-Jul-2019 - IMPORTANT INFORMATION REQUIRED
Just a little reminder that the deadline to confirm your email address is today but we have some replies outstanding. If you have not already done so, please can you reply as soon as possible? Jo...
05-Jul-2019 - Children's Carnival - 6 July 2019
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05-Jul-2019 - Training Time Changes - Sunday 7th July 2019
Hi, As a large number of swimmers will be at the development meet on Sunday we will be combining the JPS and SPS training sessions into one which will run from 6-7pm. There will be no SPS land tra...
04-Jul-2019 - Safeguarding & Protecting Children Course
Dear all, As part of the clubs commitment to look after the wellbeing of children, a vitally important course has been made available that will enable compliance of our mandatory obligation to the...
03-Jul-2019 - End Of Season Inflatable Session
Hi all, To say thank you for all of the hard work your swimmers have put in this season, we have organised a fun inflatable session on Sunday 14th July. To give all squads an opportunity to take...
28-Jun-2019 - Dates for your diary - Summer 2019
With a busy month ahead of us, please see below some dates for your diary: 6th / 7th July - Dorset Development meet at Littledown 6th July - Dorchester children's carnival - email to follow 20th/2...
11-Jun-2019 - 7 More Club Records Broken - What A Year We're Having!
Many congratulations to Ben Keeping and Lauren McRobbie for breaking the following records at our Summer Sprint and Junior League Round 1. Euan McPhail (age 8) 25 Butterfly 22.17 Ben Keeping (age 9) 1...
11-Jun-2019 - Congratulations to our Junior League Team
Congratulations go to the whole Junior League Team. They worked together last Saturnday evening and came out top for Round 1 with an outstanding 150 points! They completed the evening with an amazin...
10-Jun-2019 - WDSC Summer Meet Medalists
Congratulations to all everybody who swam at last weekend's Summer Open Meet! Records were broken and many medals received. The medals list is a long one - click here to see
31-May-2019 - AND ANOTHER 2 CLUB RECORDS BROKEN
Congratulations to Leon Mowlem who broke 2 club records at Plymouth Leander National Qualifier on 25 May! 50 Freestyle - 25.02 100 Freestyle - 53.71 They are there to be broken......
22-May-2019 - THURSDAY MORNING TRAINING ON
Thursday morning swimming - 6-7am. This week the session is ON but there will be no sessions on Thursday 30th May or 20th June. The numbers attending are low - to keep this session going we need ...
15-May-2019 - NEW CLUB RECORD BREAKERS!
On 11th May, our Club Performance Gala took place. This is an even open to all swimmers in each squad up to and including JPS. Many congratulations go to the following who broke Club records that ha...
03-May-2019 - Dates for your diary
As you will see from the dates below, there is a lot going on in the club at the moment so this is to let everyone know what is happening for the coming month. For those who usually train on a Mon...
02-May-2019 - Swim England South West Region Newsletter Issue 27 - May 2019
Please click here to view the May edition of the Swim England South West Region Newsletter Information such as Regionals; swim camps; England Synchro display; South West Open Water Champs in July at...
19-Apr-2019 - MORE... RECORDS BREAKERS
Following another successful weekend at the Millfield for the Exeter and Taunton Regional Qualifier we announce the following Club Record Breakers. Well done!!! They are there to be broken. The...
10-Apr-2019 - NEW CLUB KIT LAUNCH FRIDAY 12th APRIL
Please see the message from Colin b elow : Hi all, NEW CLUB KIT LAUNCH - FRIDAY NIGHT 6.30. At 1610 in the upstairs gallery. We have plenty of samples for you to try for size. I am pleased to ...
03-Apr-2019 - CLUB RECORD BREAKERS
Following another successful weekend at the Plymouth Regional Qualifier we announce the following Club Record Breakers. Well done!!! They are there to be broken. An amazing 4 Club Records Broken: H...
03-Apr-2019 - Easter Training
1610 & Bridport: No Session on Good Friday 19th April No Session on Easter Sunday 21st April No Session on Easter Monday 22nd April All other sessions during the Easter school holidays will be as norm...
28-Mar-2019 - Novice League Winners!
Round 3 of the Novice league was held tonight and our team came joint 1st with Weymouth. This result, coupled with victories in previous rounds means that WDSC are NOVICE LEAGUE CHAMPIONS! Congratula...
28-Jan-2019 - Sunday 3rd and 17th Feb Training Changes
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22-Jan-2019 - SPS Friday 25 Jan Training
Hello, Colin has asked that his SPS swimmers should bring a racing suit to the session on Friday (25th Jan) evening please. If you have an old one, this will be good enough. Thank you Cris
22-Jan-2019 - THURSDAY MORNING TRAINING
Marianne has asked that any swimmer who is going to the early morning session on Thursday (24th Jan) should know which events they are doing at the forthcoming County Champs. Marianne would like to do...
22-Jan-2019 - Information - Forth Coming Events
18-Jan-2019 - Lions Club Swim
sans="" style="color: rgb(38, 40, 42); font-family: ">We will be supporting The Lions Club again this year with their "Fun Swim" event on Saturday 2nd March. WDSC has secured the 4-5pm session and...
08-Jan-2019 - WDSC Presentation Evening
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08-Jan-2019 - Sunday 13th Jan Only - Amended Training Times
We have been advised that the main pool is double booked next Sunday 13th January, which means that we cannot start our sessions until 5.30pm. Please see below for the revised session times; Main ...
08-Jan-2019 - Club Performance Gala 19th Jan Volunteer Request
07-Dec-2018 - JPS & SPS Land Training
To J PS and SPS swimmers Most of you will be aware that the Studio at 1610 is being refitted as an interactive fitness room. This is exciting for us because we have been invited to use it for land tr...
06-Dec-2018 - Christmas Training Schedule
Here is the schedule for training over the Christmas break; Thursday 20th - NO TRAINING Friday 21st - ALL TRAINING AS NORMAL Sunday 23rd - ALL TRAINING AS NORMAL except NO LAND TRAINING ...
06-Dec-2018 - County Champs Invites
Please see email providing invitations for those swimmers who have achieved a qualifying or consideration time for the 2019 Dorset county champs. Congratulations to all these swimmers. As the champion...
12-Nov-2018 - WDSC Open Meet Raffle and Tombola Donation Please
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08-Nov-2018 - South West Region Qualifying Times 2019
Swim England South West Region Qualifying Times 2019 click here
07-Nov-2018 - Swim England South West Regional Newsletter
25-Sep-2018 - Extra Training Saturday 20 October
We have booked 3 lanes at the pool on the evening of Saturday 20th October for an extra training session. The session will be devoted to Technique, Starts and Turns and will run as; 6-7pm ALL S...
10-Sep-2018 - Thursday Morning Training
GREAT NEWS! Two of our coaches have offered to run the Thursday morning sessions for a trial period. The sessions will recommence on Thursday 13th September 6-7am. Thank you to Marianne Gerety, who wi...
03-Sep-2018 - Swim England Latest Newsletter
22-Aug-2018 - Swim England Latest Newsletter
Swim England Member Newsletter - latest edition for further Swim England news, please click link within Useful External Links and Document
21-Aug-2018 - Time Keeper and Judge 1 Training
Dear all, There are still spaces on the following advertised timekeeper/J1 courses: Dorford Saturday 1st Sept at 9.30am Wednesday 12th Sept at 6.30pm Canford Sunday 2nd Sept ...
21-Aug-2018 - Return to Training dates
Hello all, I hope that you are all enjoying the Summer break. This is a reminder that ALL MAIN POOL SQUADS will return to training this SUNDAY, 19TH AUGUST. SMALL POOL SQUADS return SUNDAY 2ND SEP...
27-Jun-2018 - THURSDAY MORNING TRAINING ON
Hello, Just a note to confirm that there IS a training session tomorrow morning 6-7am. All welcome. Cris Cris Hitchcock Club Secretary, West Dorset Swimming Club
27-Jun-2018 - SUNDAY JULY 8th TRAINING JPS & SPS joint 6-8pm
On the Sunday of the Development Meet weekend (8th July) there will be a joint training session for SPS and JPS swimmers who are not at Littledown. This will be at 6-8pm. Please note that there will b...
26-Jun-2018 - SUMMER 2018 TRAINING DATES
Here are some dates for you regards the Summer break from training; Wednesday 4th July - last Millfield training session until September Thursday 12th July - last early morning training sessio...
18-Jun-2018 - MILLFIELD TRAINING CANCELLED WED 20 JUNE
Hello, Unfortunately we will have to cancel the session at Millfield on Wednesday (20th June) because we do not have a coach available. Apologies for the inconvenience. Cris Cris Hitchcock Club S...
15-Jun-2018 - Return of Club Trophies Please
Please can all club trophies that were awarded last year be returned to the club before the end of the season (Friday 13th July). Please can you ensure that all trophies are returned in the state in...
15-Jun-2018 - Dave White - Presentation - 5th July 2018
We have taken up an offer from Dave White, an esteemed ex para swimming coach, to come and speak to club members about working with disabled swimmers. He will be coming to speak on Thursday 5th July a...
14-Jun-2018 - NO Thursday early morning training 21 June
Unfortunately Dave has work commitments for the next 2 Thursdays so we will have to cancel the early morning training sessions on Thursday 14th and 21st June. Apologies for any inconvenience.
14-Jun-2018 - Wareham Gala Saturday 16th June
Hi, Thank you to all the swimmers who have confirmed that they are able to swim at Wareham on Saturday. The doors will open at 5.20pm and warm-up is at 5.30pm. the gala will start at 6pm. Please ens...
12-Jun-2018 - SMALL POOL SWIMMERS - EXTRA TRAINING
Hello, We have got the pool booked for an extra training session on Saturday 23rd June 7-8.30pm. We would like to offer this session to our small pool swimmers for some technique training. If your sw...
12-Jun-2018 - CAKES; PASTRIES; BISCUITS & FLAPJACK APPEAL
08-Jun-2018 - CLUB RECORD BREAKER
It's not just our oldest swimmers who break club records. Following our recent performance gala we are delighted to announce that one of our 7 year old swimmers broke no less than 4 club recor...
02-Jun-2018 - Club Record Breakers and Summer National Champ entries!
At the Level 1 Plymouth meeting over the May Bank Holiday weekend 2 Club Records were broken: Henry Wyrill - 50m Backstroke Abigail Barnes - 1500m Freestyle We are very proud and delighted to tel...
02-Jun-2018 - Team Managers L1 Course
Dear All, I have been advised that there may be an opportunity to hold a Level 1 Team Managers course locally if enough people are interested. Completing the course means that you would be able t...
16-May-2018 - CLUB RECORD BREAKER
Congratulations to another Club record breaker following SW Regional Championships in Bristol last weekend: Holly Johnson broke the 100m Butterfly record twice.
16-May-2018 - 2018 South West Region Residential Swim Camp
15-May-2018 - Butterfly Master Class - 30 May
Hi, Please see below for an opportunity to attend a butterfly skills Masterclass which is being run by Barry Alldrick, Poole SC and Team GB coach. Cris Cris Hitchcock Club Secretary West Dorset Sw...
10-May-2018 - Weston Super Mare Open Water Series
THE FOLLOWING IS FOR INFORMATION ONLY. WDSC ARE UNABLE TO PROVIDE COACH, TEAM MANAGER OR ENTRY SUPPORT TO THIS EVENT BUT ENTRIES CAN BE MADE TO WESTON SUPER MARE DIRECTLY FROM THE INDIVIDUAL APPLICAN...
10-May-2018 - CLUB RECORDS BROKEN
Congratulations to Club record breakers following SW Regional Championships in Plymouth last weekend: There were 6 Club Records broken: Leon Mowlem - 100mFreestyle and 100m Butterfly (twice) H...
24-Apr-2018 - Volunteer Request - Club Performance Gala 12 May
23-Apr-2018 - Photos From Dorset Graded Meeting 22 April
Please see link below for photos from yesterday's Dorset Graded Meet. Cris From: Chris Coe [ mailto:chris@dephoto.co.uk ] Sent: 22 April 2018 22:56 To: digibbs@talktalk.net . Subject: ...
21-Apr-2018 - WDSC July Open Meet Pack
PLease find below the link to the meet pack for the July Sprint Meet Meet Pack
16-Apr-2018 - Party Time - small pool swimmers
FINAL REMINDER!! The party at Sharkys on Thursday will go ahead despite there only being a small number who have signed up. If you have forgotten to do this, please do so asap! If you would like to...
16-Apr-2018 - No Training on Sunday 22nd April (except SPS)
Next Sunday 22nd April is the date of the Dorset Graded Meet, which will take place at Dorchester Sports Centre. Because this is not due to finish until 6pm we have CANCELLED TRAINING for ALL SQUA...
16-Apr-2018 - Extra Training Regional Competitors
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09-Apr-2018 - Small Pool Time Changes - Friday Only
Please note that all Friday night small pool sessions will start 5 minutes later as from Friday 13th April 2018, so PS1, PS2 and PS3. This takes into account time spent putting the lane ropes in the ...
04-Apr-2018 - Millfield Training is ON tonight as usual 6.30-8.30pm
Milfield training is on tonight as normal, 6.30pm to 8.30pm
04-Apr-2018 - NO Thursday early morning training
Just to confirm there is no early morning training on Thursday 5 April 6.00am to 7.00am
27-Mar-2018 - Easter Training
Hello, We will be having a small break for the Easter weekend. All other sessions will continue during the holiday as usual. Good Friday - NO TRAINING Easter Sunday - NO TRAINING Easter...
14-Mar-2018 - UPDATED: WDSC Annual General Meeting
07-Mar-2018 - Disqualification Codes
The current British Swimming Disqualification Report has now been added to "Our Club", Documents at the request of some parents.
02-Mar-2018 - Synchro cancelled Sat 3rd March
Hello, 1610 will remain closed tomorrow morning therefore the usual training for our Synchro swimmers is cancelled. Please can you all spread the word if you know that there are swimmers who do no...
01-Mar-2018 - No training Friday 2nd March for obvious reasons
No training Friday 2nd March as pool not open due to adverse weather conditions. Training should resume as normal on Sunday.
28-Feb-2018 - No Thursday morning training 1 March
Due to the expected weather conditions there will be NO training tomorrow morning, 1st March. As most of the schools are shut tomorrow enjoy the lie in!
27-Feb-2018 - County Champs hats available at the front desk on Friday
04-Feb-2018 - Lions Fundraising Swim
Hello, Sadly we have had a very poor response to our appeal for small pool swimmers to take part in the Lions Club Fundraising event on Sunday 4th February 5-6pm. W e would like to form teams of up...
31-Jan-2018 - Millfield Training Sessions
Please be reminded that long course training sessions take place at Millfield on the first and third Wednesdays of each month only. So where there are five Wednesday's in the month, there will be NO ...
31-Jan-2018 - Sat 10th Feb - Extra County Champs Training Session
Hello, The last training session for all Counties swimmers will be on Saturday 10th February and will be as follows; 6 - 7.30pm Development squad, Advanced Development squad and Junior Perform...
23-Jan-2018 - Change of Sunday Training Times in February
22-Jan-2018 - County Champs 2018 - Extra Training - Sat 27 Jan
Hello, There is another training session for ALL SWIMMERS TAKING PART IN THE COUNTY CHAMPIONSHIPS ONLY on Saturday 27th January. Because there is a Novice league gala that evening, we only have ...
13-Jan-2018 - County Champs 2018 - Extra Training
Hello, Thank you to all who attended the training session on Saturday. we will be holding another session this Saturday 13th January from 6.15pm (please note slight change of start time!) The sess...
29-Dec-2017 - County Champs 2018 - Extra Training
Saturday Training - The run into Counties I think it is really important to give our swimmers the best possible chance to achieve their best times at Counties. I have arranged some additional sessions...
08-Dec-2017 - Christmas 2017 Training
CHRISTMAS SWIMMING! Friday 15th December - normal training Sunday 17th December - normal training Monday 18th December - normal training Tuesday 19th December - normal training at Do...
08-Dec-2017 - Sunday 10th Dec - bring medals
WIN A MEDAL AT THE WDSC OPEN? Please can all swimmers who took part in the WDSC Open Meet last weekend be on poolside with their club shirts and any medals/trophies that they won, at 6.50pm on Sunday ...