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Commonwealth Games champion Alice Tai has set her sights on repeating her achievement in 2022 as her way of paying tribute to key workers. Today marks two years to the start of the Birmingham Games and Tai has appeared in a campaign to highlight how she continued to find unique ways to train through the coronavirus lockdown period while pools were closed. Team England 2020: United, Diverse and Successful features Tai, gymnast Courtney Tulloch and basketball player Dominique Allen. Eight-time world champion Tai, who won the 100m S9 Backstroke gold...

A new date has been confirmed for the 2021 FINA World Aquatics Championships – to avoid a clash with the rearranged Olympic Games. The event was due to take place next year in Fukuoka, Japan, between 16 July and 1 August. But with the 2020 Olympic Games being postponed until 2021 due to the coronavirus crisis, the World Aquatics Championships have also been put back almost 12 months. The rescheduled Tokyo Olympic Games are taking place between 23 July and 8 August 2021. FINA has now revealed the 2021 World...

COVID-19 Issue Newsletter

23 March 2020 Dear ESC members Direct Debits I wanted to inform you that we have now suspended all direct debits and will write to you in advance when Direct Debit collections resume. As previously requested, please do not cancel your Direct Debit instruction as this will delay the process for re-activating your accounts. Easy Fundraising We are living in unprecedented times and we know it has caused great uncertainty for many of you, your family and friends. The club has a reserve of funds which will allow us to...

Well done to all our younger swimmers who attended the Camden Invitational Medley Challenge. There was some fantastic swims. Click HERE for FULL results Click HERE for ESC results

The New Online Judge 1 Course is now live online – you can begin today! What does it consist of? Judge 1 training consists of a series of on-line theory learning modules followed by a mandatory poolside experience programme. The on-line course modules you can do at your own pace. The poolside experience is supported by a local contact and by mentors on poolside. You must get a series of practical/observational competencies signed-off by referees. The process: First visit the Institute of Swimming (IoS) website https://www.swimming.org and register to create...

Alice Tai has paid tribute to the British team-mates who inspired her to continue swimming, as she was named The Sunday Times’ Disability Sportswoman of the Year. The para-swimmer added another trophy to what has been a standout year, headlined by her seven gold medals at the World Para-swimming Championships in London. Tai was also named the Athlete of the Year at the British Swimming Awards, affirming her status as one of the stars of British para-sport heading into the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo. After collecting yet another accolade...