News

Lewis Baybutt (Webmaster)

Hi All, We have now been going through the phases of our return for a short while and other elements of the club are continuing to form some sort of normality. A huge part of our club is people volunteering to allow club activities to take place. Without our dedicated volunteers we are unable to run in the smooth manner we do today. Our meets wouldn't be able to tun (in normal circumstances), our administration wouldn't get completed efficiently, team events wouldn't be carried out as smoothly and as often,...

Lewis Baybutt (Webmaster)

For months now life has not been “normal”! Washing our hands every 5 seconds and distancing ourselves from friends. It has been a very odd way of life! However, here at Maxwell we consider it important that we have tried to react positively to the challenges the virus has thrown up. Our home training program has met with fantastic support from the swimmers and even one or two parents! Equally we have managed the process of returning to the pool as carefully as possible, keeping swimmers safe but maintaining the...

Sue Ashworth (Treasurer Role)

We urgently need to increase the number of trained officials within our club. Please will you help? Why? As you know, Maxwell swimmers train to compete, and our fantastic Maxwell meets and SPLASH galas help finance our club. We don’t know how soon we will be able to run our meets again, or the exact format they will take, but we want to do all we can to enable swimmers to do what they love. Who? It’s never to early or to late to learn. Training is open to parents;...

Sue Ashworth (Treasurer Role)

The Long Course and Short Course records have been updated again for some amazing swims prior to the lockdown. Congratulations to all the new record holders shown below. We've also added the Relay Records to the Maxwell Records page, and the Open Water records will be coming soon too. Fingers crossed we will be updating all the records again very very soon. Thank you, Ernie, for all your hard work with these. NEW Poppy Baybutt F 1500 free LC O Luton 14/03/2020 18.14.56 OLD Aisling Street F 1500 free LC...

Just before our next Maxwell meet, we are updating the Club Records again. Many magnificent swims at the County Championships, and lots of records broken - see below. Congratulations all, and good luck this weekend everyone! Please also see our Club Records page for news of new Historic Records (Pre Year 2000). We are very happy to celebrate these magificent swims as we head into our fifth decade! NEW Gracie Hudson F 400IM SC 14 ONB Counties 26/01/2020 5.07.37 OLD Ruth Bridgman F 400IM SC 14 ONB Counties 22/01/2012 5.11.59...

The Club Records have been updated again. These take us upto the County Championships, when we expect lots more records to be broken!. The next update will be after the County Championships. Congratulations to Charlie, Jake, Sam, Poppy, Rowan and Hannah. And a big thank you to Ernie for keeping the records updated. To see the Club Records, and find out how to claim a record, please click here. The records broken since the last update in November are as follows: