WYCOMBE DISTRICT SWIMMING CLUB

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John Reed 12-Dec-2018

The results of our first Supersplash Time Trials 18/19 are now available. This event was for our more junior swimmers and there was some great swimming. More time trials will follow in the New Year. Thank you to all the volunteers, officials and coaches who helped run the event. Click here for Supersplash Time Trial results Dec 18

Simon Shaw 12-Dec-2018

Saturday saw the third and final round of this year’s Arena League and Wycombe District’s A, B, and C teams all in action. The A team were competing at home in the Premier Division Final, whilst the B team were in Maidenhead in Division 1 West, and the C team were competing in Division 2 West league in Fleet. Premier Division The A team lined up in lane 5 competing against regular southern rivals Guildford City, City of Oxford, Bromley, Thanet, and Sevenoaks in a repoeat of last years final....

Simon Shaw 11-Dec-2018

Christmas is Coming Christmas is coming and even the swimmers get some time off. Make sure you look out for the planned training changes over the Christmas Period. With Chrustmas on aTuesday then the 18th of December will be our last Club Night and will also be our Christmas special.  Come along and enjoy the fun, see below for details The next full Club night will be on the 8th January but please see the training changes on the link to see when you can train. Planned Changes Let it Snow ...

Simon Shaw 02-Dec-2018

Arena League Final Round Saturday 8th December sees the six best swimming clubs in the South East of England competing in a head to head gala at Wycombe Leisure Centre for the title of Arena League South Champions.  The winners will have a guaranteed place in the National Final to be held in Cardiff in April 2019 and a chance to crowned National Champions. Hosts Wycombe take on the previous year’s winners Guildford and teams from Oxford, Bromley, Thanet and Sevenoaks. The event consists of 50 races combining team relays...

Simon Shaw 01-Dec-2018

Website Update We have now switched our website to the new look content management system provide by Team Unify.  We have been trialing the system over the last few months with Team Unify and we now believe the website is sufficiently developed to go live.  The system is designed to be responsive to the platform on which you are viewing it.  The site should scale to your phone or tablet, but we havent been able to test it on every brower and there are some features that are still in devlopment by Team Unify....

Simon Shaw 27-Oct-2018

Success at Swim England Masters' Nationals The last weekend of the half term break brings the Masters' Season to a close with the SE Masters National Championships at Ponds Forge in Sheffield. Seven Masters took part and the statistics speak for themselves: Personal bests - 29 out of the 39 individual swims were PBs, many of which were lifetime bests. Club records - 7 Club records were broken Relays - 4 relays were swum and all were placed in the top 10, and the Mixed 4x200 160+ won silver. Individual medals: 7...

Simon Shaw 16-Sep-2018

WDSC Dominate at South Berks & Buckinghamshire Masters County Championships On Sunday 16th September 24 WDSC Masters competed at the Berks and South Bucks Seniors and Masters County Championships in Maidenhead. For some it was their first time swimming as a Senior with the Masters, and they all seemed to enjoy the experience - a big shout out to Lara Reed, Connor Lewis and Alex Ahern for braving it! And thanks to Amy Barton and Ami Pantridge for continuing to swim with us as Seniors.  For some it was the first time...

Simon Shaw 12-Sep-2018

10 WDSC Masters headed for the beautiful country of Slovenia for the European Aquatics Championships Championship, which took place in the outdoor pool in Kranj, and at Lake Bled, between 1st and 9th September. This is the first time in the club’s history that so many of our masters have been to such a large international championship; taking part in 32 individual events and 3 relays. As always we had a great team spirit, supporting each other in every event raced (the cow bell and flags ensured we made our presence felt!!) as well...

Simon Shaw 15-Aug-2018

Lena ETU Champion WDSC Master Lena Poulton won GOLD at the ETU Sprint Triathlon Championships at the Strathclyde Country Park last Saturday in the F45-49 age-group. Exiting first out of the water, Lena was untouchable on the bike and run, storming to an impressive victory. The course is a real favourite with the elites and it was easy to see why; the very un-Scottish weather was also a bonus. The 750m swim in the lake was straightforward enough, but the 3-lap hilly 20km bike leg was a challenge, with one particularly steep...

Simon Shaw 29-Jul-2018

Dear Members We are pleased to announce that Jordan Welch will become the Lead Junior Coach on 30th July, when he starts on a full time basis with us. In this role, Jordan will lead the Junior Competitive Squad and the Potential Two Squad. He will also oversee the training of the Potential Three and Platinum Academy Squads in conjunction with our Assistant Junior Coach, George Longhurst.  The club has made the difficult but essential decision to appoint a new coach to the role of Lead Junior Coach as coach James Cameron...