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Sue Ashworth (Treasurer Role)

https://www.crowdfunder.co.uk/maxwell-swim-club-covid-19-fundraiser Hi all, I would like to extend a massive thank you to all who attended the quiz on Sunday, and to Quizmaster Pete who worked so hard. The quiz itself raised a fantastic £145 and we hope you all had a great night! Congratulations to our winners the ‘Cheetahs not Cheaters’ (are we sure?). Your trophy will be with you after Tier 4 ends! Thank you as well to all our supporters who were not at the quiz. Every donation that you have given us is getting us closer...

Lewis Baybutt

Introduction During the current climate and difficult period that is COVID-19, our fundraising committee are going above and beyond to raise funds for the club through different platforms, methods and fundraisers that are fun and engaging for our members but also anyone else who wishes to donate. We have launched a crowdfunding campaign, but we also have exciting fundraising events and initiatives planned with lots of rewards up for grabs! Crowdfunding As mentioned, we have launched a fundraising campaign via the Crowdfunder platform. Our fundraising committee have worked extremely hard...

Lewis Baybutt

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

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...