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Tony Woodward

Dear swimmers and parents, It’s lovely to see so many of you back in the pool and it was lovely to see so many take up the August sessions at Crosfields School. From a coaching prospective, it’s great to be back by the pool where we belong. Due to the current climate we find ourselves in, we have had to make slight adjustments to the squad structure and I want to give you an update on some of the changes. Janet Hopkins has now stepped down from teaching Cruiser and...

Steph Holland

Guidance for swimmers at Brockhurst This is for Curisers squard - our swimming lessons are not yet starting back we are hoping to get these up and running in October. You must book all your sessions online to ensure we do not exceed our capacities for sessions. Your swimmer must not enter the school until at least 10 minutes before the session commences, there is limited space for swimmers to wait poolside. Before the session Do not go to a training venue if you currently have any illness symptoms or...

Steph Holland

Dear all, Please see the details for reregistering for swimming this 20/21 season. This process needs to be completed by 15th September. No swimmer will be allowed to swim after this date if they are not registered. As previously advised squad fees will be taken on 16th September for the month of September, then reverting to the 1st of the month, so 1 October for October. Masters and Youth please note: Apologies, but there was an error in the details for Masters and Youth, we realised that you were actually...

Steph Holland

Guidance for swimmers at Northcroft You must book all your sessions online to ensure we do not exceed our capacities for sessions. Your swimmer must not enter the centre until at least 10 minutes before their session commences, there is no space for swimmers to wait poolside and we need a smooth changeover between sessions. Before the session Do not go to a training venue if you currently have any illness symptoms or have been in contact with a known Covid-19 case in the last 14 days or are self-isolating...

Steph Holland

Guidance for swimmers at Kennet You must book all your sessions online to ensure we do not exceed our capacities for sessions. Your swimmer must not enter the centre until at least 10 minutes before their session commences, there is no space for swimmers to wait poolside and we need a smooth changeover between sessions. Before the session Do not go to a training venue if you currently have any illness symptoms or have been in contact with a known Covid-19 case in the last 14 days or are self-isolating...

Steph Holland

Dear all We are delighted to say that we can start training back on our main Leisure Centre Pools from 1 September. We will be commencing with a maximum of 6 swimmers in each lane and sessions will be taught from both ends, with lanes 1, 3 and 5 being taught from one end and 2, 4 and 6 from the other end, to allow safe social distancing during briefings and resting. The teaching programme return is still being worked through and currently we hope to get back to lessons...

Steph Holland

Dear all, After the sad news last week we had to share about our pools not opening we are pleased to say that we have now managed to secure some pool time in August at Crosfield School in Reading. Information on this has been provided to those that registered to swim in August previously. If you did not register but are now interested please see the details below. Otherwise we will be back in contact with all members when we have further information about our normal pools opening. Best wishes...

Tony Woodward

Day Two in the BSBASA County Championships at Wycombe today and once again NDSC swimmers produced some great pereformances in the pool. Today we added another TEN medals to yesterdays seven. Jamie Leach (200 IM, 200 Fs and 100 Brst) and Kaleb Fox-Jones (50 Bk) collected Gold medals and added County Champions titles to their list with Can Tugcetin (100 Brst) and Charlotte Brown, Eloise Wade (both 50 Brst) and Kostia Riabya (50 Bk) winning Silver medals. Bronze medals went to Georgia Humphreys, Freya Barlow (both 200 Bk) and Chris...

Tony Woodward

Today, we had a very good start to this years County Championships with the club picking up SEVEN medals on day one. New County Champions with four gold medals between them are Jamie Leach (200 Brst and 400 Fs), Can Tugcetin (200 Brst) and Kaleb Fox-Jones (100 Bk). We also collected three silver medals from Chris Emberlin (100 Bk), Livvy Bevan (50 Fs) and Jamie Leach (50 Fly). Other finalists came included Eloise Wade, Freya Barlow and Izzy Fox all swimming in the 100 Fly along with Kostia Riabya and...

Stuart & Sarah Bosley

NEWBURY’S swimmers have finished the season in spectacular style with five youngsters qualifying for the national championships. Can Tugcetin and Freya Barlow both qualified for the British National Championships – the first Newbury swimmers to do so since the qualifying format changed – while Can, Abigail Holland and Kaleb Fox-Jones qualified for the English Nationals and Olivia Bevan for the Welsh Nationals. Can competed in the 100m breaststroke and the 200m breaststroke events at the British competition in Glasgow last week. He then had a few days rest before heading...