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Nathaniel Rookes 25-Jun-2019

On June 22nd, over 40 swimmers, coaches & parents from across all of our squads enjoyed the hot and sunny weather by travelling to Adrenalin Quarry aqua park in Liskeard for an hour on the inflatable assault course. It was thoroughly enjoyable for all involved and entertaining for those watching on too! 

Nathaniel Rookes 03-Jun-2019

Dinnaton Swimming Club are proud to announce that two of our swimmers have qualified to represent the club in their respective national championships at the end of the season.  Jasmine D'Cunha, who qualified for 1 event at the English Championships in 2018, has achieved qualification for 2 events at the British Championships this year in the 50 breaststroke, in which she is seeded 3rd, and the 100 breaststroke, where she is seeded 9th. She will be racing against swimmers from across Britain in the 13/14 age category at Tollcross Leisure...

Nathaniel Rookes 04-Mar-2019

12 of our swimmers raced in the Devon Relay Championships, a county event attended my a host of clubs across the area. Each team completed the 4x50 fc & 4x50 medley relays. Our 10/11 combined girls team was made up of Maddy Jones, Frida Gallego-Cooper, Issy Hawling & Holly Haymes. After producing a strong swim in the medley relay, narrowing missing out on collecting a bronze medal, they rallied and achieved a fantastic silver in the front crawl event. We entered 2 teams into the combined 12/13 age group. A team made...

Nathaniel Rookes 11-Feb-2019

Yesterday saw a close to this year's Devon Championships and a good finish saw us gain a further 19 personal best times, 3 regional and 2 regional consideration times, 10 finals and a skins appearance. Finals were achieved by;  Frida Gallego-Cooper (50fc),  Maddy Jones (50fc & 100fly),  Jas D'Cunha (100fc, 50fc & 100fly ��),  Katie Cutler (100fc, 50fc & 100fly)  Cole Haigh (100IM & 50fc ��). Jas also picked up an age group �� in the 400IM and Cole placed 4th in the men's FC skins event. Across all weekends, our swimmers gained a...

Nathaniel Rookes 28-Jan-2019

12 of our swimmers ventured to Okehampton to take part in the Dartmoor Sprint Meet. From this they gained 31 personal best times, 8 medals and supported each other throughout! Some swimmers have now put themselves into a good position making Devon County Qualification a very real possibility for next year already! Jasmine Bennett came very close to achieving what would be her first Devon time in the 50 front crawl, clocking a time only 0.01secs off the county time for next year. She picked up a silver medal for...

Adrian D'Cunha 20-Jan-2019

Dinnaton Swimming Club deliver an immensely strong start to 2019 Sunday saw the the end of the second weekend of the Devon County Championships, with Dinnaton Swimming Club’s results (who are based at McCaulays Health Club, Ivybridge), firmly establishing themselves as one of the leading swimming clubs in Devon/the South West! New Head Coach Nathaniel Rookes undertook his first serious test in charge, since joining from Tavistock Swimming Club, where he had coached since 2010.  Dinnaton took 17 swimmers to the Life Centre, 8 of which made County finals.  Pick of the bunch so far was 12 year old Jasmine D’Cunha, who finalled in every one of her events, achieving 2 age group county records, with 33.98 in the...

Nathaniel Rookes 10-Jan-2019

A fantastic 17 Dinnaton SC swimmers have qualified for the 2019 Devon County Championships held at the Plymouth Life Centre, starting on Saturday 12th January. In total, these swimmers will be contesting 96 events between them, racing against members from clubs across a very competitive county with a very high standard of swimmers. Well done to all those who have achieved qualifying times to reach this level and good luck over the next few weekends!

Nathaniel Rookes 21-Dec-2018

Huge well done to our fantastic team last night who swam in a friendly team gala again Devonport & Tavistock at the Life Centre. (Most) of our swimmers were from Junior & Development squads, giving them some great experience. Good fun, teamwork, support and positive atmosphere all round, well done!