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Exciting news that we are able to return to swimming from 11th August 2020. Our new Covid Lead, David Lowther ([email protected]), has created the new Return To Swimming tab on the website (https://uk.teamunify.com/team/cossc/page/return-to-swimming) no need to log on to access it. All swimmers must read the guidance and complete the form before they can return to swimming. National/Regional and Senior Training will get the ball rolling next week then other squads can start during the following weeks. Watch this space for a video to show you what to expect at...

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Looking forward to returning to swimming. The Quays are aiming to open the pool on 10th August and the Jubilee Pool is due to be open on 7th September. All parents/guardians of members should have received an email with current information on 19th July. If not received please contact [email protected] All junior members wishing to return soon must complete the survey. More details about protocols and risk assessments will be available soon.

Gina Bassett CSSC MEET SECRETARY

As of 20th March, all Leisure Centres have been shut due to Covid-19 until further notice. Squad swimmers are now land training at home. Drills and updates will be on On Deck and the club Facebook group. Hopefully we will be able to return to swimming soon.

Gina Bassett CSSC MEET SECRETARY

Another excellent weekend of racing at Portsmouth for our swimmers in individual events and relays. Many PBs were achieved. Stand out performances were from Freddy Clampett who won 4 golds and qualified for the GB Championships, the men’s 4x100m freestyle relay team who won a bronze and Jess Milligan achieving two bronzes in 100m and 200m Fly. Onwards to our Spring Meet and then the Regionals!

Gina Bassett CSSC MEET SECRETARY

Building on the success from the first weekend, the 18 under 14 year old swimmers who went to Waterlooville achieved a wonderful 62 personal bests between them. Overall 47 swims were top 8 finishes with 34 swims inside the Regional Qualifying Times. Medals were won across all ages with special mention to Allie who won another 2 golds, 3 silvers and 1 bronze, Emily who won another 4 silvers and 1 bronze, Matthew who won 6 more silvers, Penny and Fraser who both won a bronze, Macey who also won...

Gina Bassett CSSC MEET SECRETARY

What a successful weekend! The results once again showed a marked improvement over the last three years' results. Out of 26 individual swims in the long distances (400IM, 400m Free, 800m Free and 1,500m Free), 23 were Personal Best Times. This is a fantastic achievement and shows how hard the swimmers have been working. Special congratulations to Allie B who won golds in 400m, 800m and 1,500m Free, Emily L who won silver in a very thrilling 400IM, Matthew L who gained a bronze in 400m Free, Fraser A and...

Gina Bassett CSSC MEET SECRETARY

Many congratulations to all the swimmers who make up our 2020 Hampshire County Team either as individuals or in the relays. 48 of our swimmers aged 10 upwards will be participating in the highly competitive Hampshire Championships at Portsmouth and Waterlooville over the coming month. We look forward to some fantastic swims: personal bests, regional qualifying times and medals. Go Team!

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Swim England has seen 2019 as its year of celebration for 150yrs of service - with Masters very much at the heart of its mantra 'Sport for Life'. Ponds Forge welcomed Britain's best veterans once again for the annual Short Course Championships....with an abundance of talent suited for its sesquicentenary (yes, I did have to Google that word!) Southampon Masters lined up with both familiar and fresh faces - standing firm against what had to be the strongest lower-age contingent that had ever descended upon the City of Steel. World...

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The South East Regional Short Course Masters was almost a non-starter for 2019. Calendar clashes with various local events and domestic club championships stretched officials across all counties, but thanks largely to some fine efforts from outgoing Swim England South East Masters Co-ordinator Geoff Stokes, enough volunteers (including competitors themselves) stepped up to grab a stopwatch and keep this important event in the discipline's diary running for another year! As far as Southampton Masters was concerned however, it was a bit of a contrasting tale. With the event opening so...

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Looking forward to welcoming swimmers to our James Moreno Level 2 meet on Sunday 29th September. Superb medals have just arrived.