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After many years of planning a Masters section of the club, the committee are delighted to welcome 12 new Masters swimmers to Woking to kick-start a long-awaited Masters section. The 12 swimmers consist of a group of truly amazing, committed competitive swimmers, triathletes and open water swimmers, many of whom have shone on the National and International stage with some British, European and indeed World Record holders amongst them. Whilst at this stage, the squad will be capped to 12 swimmers, the club is looking to expand to a full...

Catherine Ferguson

Woking Swimming Club Alumna, Anna Maine (21), talks about her early days as a swimmer at Woking, her balance of other sports and rise to represent England at the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games in Australia. Q: Anna, You were a member of WSC since the age of 6? What are your earliest memories of swimming at the club? My earliest memory was swimming in the 12.5m pool with Chris, building up my technique from the age of 8. Q: You slowly gained swimming success first at Diddys, Club Champs,...

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Our coaches are looking forward to welcoming you back! Well done to all of our swimmers for surviving being out of the water for so long! Today's cold and snowy (!) April morning has already seen our first session taking place and we would like to thank everyone for their patience in getting back into our pools. It's been a long time coming! Enjoy being back in the water, we can't wait to see you all again...

Catherine Ferguson

The British Swimming Olympic selection trials, originally to take place at the iconic London Aquatics Centre at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park in 2020, will now take place some 12 months later than originally planned, and is now scheduled for 14-18 April 2021. Due to the ongoing COVID restrictions, continued uncertainty around the exact timetable of easing of lockdown, and in recognition that relatively few swimmers are back in training, the meet was scaled back, with the ultimate focus being senior selections for international competition later this year including the Tokyo...

Catherine Ferguson

Good luck to Hannah Russell at the British Para-swimming International Meet (BSIM) WPS World Series that starts today and will be a key event for Paralympic selection. Hannah, a past WSC swimmer, is a British Paralympic swimmer competing in S12 classification events. In 2012, she became British S12 champion in the 100m backstroke and qualified for the 2012 Summer Paralympic Games, where she won a silver in the 400m freestyle and a bronze in the 100m butterfly. In the 2016 Summer Paralympic Games she won the gold medal in the...

Catherine Ferguson

Woking Swimming Club Alumna, Alice Reeves-Turner (22), shares her journey from WSC swimmer to Sport Journalist interviewing Adam Peaty! Read Alice's full Bio on our Alumni page here: LINK Alice, how did you get into journalism and sports media? In my second year of university, I began to look at ways in which I could combine my love of sports with my English degree. I got in contact with Swim England, British Swimming and Swimming World Magazine, and began to do volunteer work for all three; this involved writing a...

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New Members' Trials Night Date: To be confirmed on application Venue: Goldsworth Primary School, Woking Age range: Children born between January 2012 and December 2015 (view options for other ages) Our upcoming Trials Night is for children who are interested in competitive swimming and is used to offer places in our swim squads during our Summer Term - register here. 2015 born are expected to be able to swim basic front crawl and backstroke. 2012 born must be able to swim good front crawl, backstroke and breaststroke. Click here for...

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Sadly we couldn't hold our Fun Night this year (some of the Committee and Coaches will have been relieved!), but it's always been an event that's full of a lot of fun, laughter and cheating!! To help bring back some memories, we've put together a collection of some of our old Fun Night photos for you below: 2019 Photos 2018 Photos 2015 Photos 2014 Photos

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Woking is very proud of all of our senior swimmers, with many continuing their passion for swimming to university and beyond. With the help of these swimmers we've now created a WSC Alumni page under the "Club" dropdown on our Navigation Bar to show what they studied at University, their swim team details, and their individual Bio pages for extra information which the swimmers have provided us with. The new Alumni page will continue to be updated as and when we receive new details from our swimmers, so please keep...

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A huge congratulations and good luck to both Finlay Tattersdill and Ollie Zalaf who leave our senior squad and head off to University this month. Both Ollie and Finlay have been with the club from a very early age, working their way up through the squads, competing for over 12 years for Woking at our many club galas and were an integral part of our annual Arena team. Both achieved great team and individual success at both County and Regional level throughout their careers, along with teaching our younger swimmers....