Black Swan Open Meets


Staines Swimming Club Open Meets - Visiting Clubs

Staines Swimming Club hosts four Black Swan Open Meets every season, at Excel Leisure Centre, Waterside Drive, Walton-on-Thames KT12 2JG.


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The meets operate in the 8 Lane 25m main pool with anti-wave lane ropes, electronic timing pads, electronic score board and a 10m X 20m warm down pool is always in operation. A 250 capacity spectator gallery provides parents with a great view of the competition and along the balcony Mail Sports are always in attendance with the latest range of swim ware and accessories. The centre hosts ample free parking, onsite cafeteria and vending machines.

We host the following meets;


Black Swan Winter Meet

Licensed Level 3 – with high upper time limits for County/Regional qualification.

50m, 100m and 200m  events on all strokes including 100m and 200m IM, held over two days with 4 sessions.

Age Groups 9/10 years, 11/12 years, 13/14 years, 15/16 years and Open, age as of day

Top Visiting Club Award

Top Boy and Top Girl Awards for each age group

Medals for top three swimmers in each age group in each event



Black Swan Valentine Meet

Licensed Level 3 - development meet ideally suited to swimmers who are working towards county standards or who have just qualified for a few county events.

50m, 100m and 200m events on all strokes including 200m IM held over 1 day with 2 sessions

Age Groups 9 years, 10 years, 11 years, 12 years, 13 years, 14 years and 15 years +

IM Skins competition at the start of session 2 - Junior 9-12 years and Senior 13 years and over with cash prizes for the top three swimmers in each category

Medals, a Rose and chocolate hearts for the top three swimmers in each age group