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James MacTavish

The Inter-County Masters Championships was one such event that saw postponement during the COVID period of 2020, and the 2021 Championships came close to following suit given the challenges pulling teams together across the six primary regions that make up South East Swimming. Thankfully, through sheer determination and passion, the Counties of Hampshire, Sussex, Kent, Surrey, Berkshire+Buckinghamshire and Oxfordshire made good on their commitments to British Masters Swimming and fielded some of their most formidable sides in a decade. For our home county, Masters swimmers were called upon from as...

Dave Lowther

We would be delighted to welcome qualified or trainee officials to help during our Christmas Open Meet on Sunday 19th December at the Quays Swimming & Diving Complex Southampton. The one day meet will run over two sessions: Session 1 - warm up 08:00, Referee's briefing 08:30, start 09:00, estimated finish 12:15 Session 2 - warm up 13:15, Referee's briefing 13:45, start 14:15, estimated finish 17:30 Each session will include a 15 minute break for both swimmers and officials. There will be car park passes and a lunch for those...

Dave Lowther

On Sunday 19th December 2021, we proudly present our CHRISTMAS OPEN MEET To be held at the Quays Swimming and Diving Complex | Southampton | SO15 1BA Our Level 3 Open Meet | 3SE211420 | Is ‘First come First Served’ providing a perfect last chance opportunity to qualify for the 2022 Hampshire County Championships due to be held in January/February Open Date for Entries: Monday 15th November 2021 at 9.00 am Age groups 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15+ (Age on day, minimum 9 years) We are offering 50m...

Dave Lowther

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Dave Lowther

SPACES AVAILABLE | Lessons are held on Wednesday & Friday evenings plus Saturday mornings during term time, at Regents Park Community College, SOUTHAMPTON We offer childrens' swimming lessons for beginners/non-swimmers; for children who wish to increase their confidence in water; and for those who wish to improve their stroke technique. All swimming lessons are taught by Swim England qualified teachers, under the Swim England Learn to Swim Programme. Class sizes are small so that each swimmer receives close attention and to encourage pupils' rapid swimming development. Our aim is to:...

Dave Lowther

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Dave Lowther

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Dave Lowther

6-7 November 2021 Medal Count: Gold 53 | Silver 36 | Bronze 18 Swimmers from Development Squad, Youth/Junior County and National Regional squad made the small journey to compete at this competition last weekend. This was another good opportunity to put the fitness and skills learnt since September to the test and of course achieve personal best performances. Likewise, it was also another opportunity to put strong times on the board towards Hampshire County Qualification. Well done, to all those swimmers that gave their best and swam well representing our...

James MacTavish

The South East Regional Masters Short Course Championships returned after its COVID-interrupted 2020 schedule with a new venue - The K2 Centre, Crawley - and a new look and feel. Whilst the Swim England protocols for safe-swimming in what is described now as the 'new normal' brought far more formality to this traditionally relaxed day of competition (whipping areas, socially distanced spectating and event a pre-event briefing for all swimmers and officials) the racing itself remained as strong and as passionate as ever, with four World, One European and Two...

James MacTavish

After a near year-and-a-half absence, the Hampshire ASA Masters County Championships finally took place for 2021 at Mountbatten Centre, Portsmouth. A solid group of fourteen Southampton Masters made the short trip down the M27 to get some much-needed race practise in ahead of what is looking to become a packed final calendar quarter for the veteran swimmers with both Regional, National and Inter-County events all lining up over the coming months. Primarily, the County Masters Championships provides a great initial stepping stone to both returning and newcomer athletes to Masters...