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Woking Swimming Club swimmers have gained further success over the recent period with three more swimmers achieving selection onto development camps and programmes. Congratulations to swimmers, coaches and the club on its continued ability to produce young athletes that manage to achieve these spots. Surrey County Development Camp on 14th November Ryan Turner Alexander Cox England Next Generation programme Michael Gar Ryan and Alex have shown great attitude towards racing over the last 4 months to earn their spots on the Surrey County Camp. Keep it up boys. Michael has...

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Last Saturday, October 9th, saw Woking Swimming Club back in the Premier League of the National Arena League and we were at home for the first round. This is the number one competition for galas in England and we are part of it. There is a different format for this year, with many clubs bouncing back after the COVID-19 period. We had a number of late withdrawals due to positive tests and illness, which included one swimmer during the meet, but everyone adapted quickly and got through it. We had...

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At the recent South East Short Course Regional Masters Championships held at the K2 Crawley on 2nd October, our Masters swimmers put in some fantastic performances. Our congratulations go to Hannah Kitchen, Michelle Ware, Mike Hodgson, Kim Ballantine and Richard Hope on their achievements – 13 first places between them. Click here to view the Results Everyone associated with the club would also like to wish all those competing at the forthcoming Masters National Short Course championships in Sheffield at the end of this month, all the very best for...

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The Qualifying Times, Key Dates and Venues for the 2022 Surrey Age Group Championships have been released. Full details are available on the Surrey County ASA website and a summary can be seen below. Make sure you put the dates in your diaries! Dates and Locations 5th - 6th February - Surrey Sports Park (50m) - Events TBC 19th - 20th February - London Aquatic Centre (50m) - All 50m events and all relays 5th - 6th March - Surrey Sports Park (50m) - Events TBC Key Dates Closing date...

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Following on from our recent post, congratulating a number of our swimmers on Training camp and Development Programme selection, we have now heard the fantastic news about Sophie K being selected for Phase 1 of the Swim England National Event Camp Programme 2021-22. This National Event Camp provides swimmers with a selection of technical, soft skill and inspirational workshops to further develop their competitive swimming skills at a higher and more professional level. This is an amazing achievement and well done Sophie!!

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On Sunday 19th September 2021, Woking sent 15 swimmers aged from 9-12 years to the Alan Higgs Centre in Coventry, to compete in the 1st National Arena Junior Swimming League Final. Woking had previously competed in 3 rounds over the summer months to qualify in 6th place for the 1st National Final out of over 150 clubs. Events being swum include 50m freestyle, 50m backstroke, 50m butterfly, 50m breaststroke and a variety of 4x50m mixed relays (2 girls and 2 boys), finishing off with a 6x50m Freestyle squadron relay (1...

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After a year of ups, downs and uncertainty, a number of Woking Swimming Club swimmers still managed to achieve results throughout the period. Some of these results have placed a number swimmers on Training camps and Programmes which provide opportunities to help develop their swimming over the next 12 months. We would like to congratulate these swimmers who have continued the strong history that Woking Swimming Club has had at placing swimmers on camps over the years. These swimmers have been selected for the efforts at the Surrey County Gala...

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New Members' Trials Night Date: Friday 22nd October 2021 Venue: Goldsworth Primary School, Woking Age range: Children born between July 2012 and June 2016 (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 for the second half of our Autumn Term - register here. 2016 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....

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NEW IN - WSC Onesies! Irene has a couple of Samples of our new WSC Onesies at home if you wish to see them: Kids £28.00 Adults £42.00 The Onesies can be got hold of fairly easily and will be good for the coming cold winter nights. They can be named as well, for the same price, and come in Navy with our WSC logo on the front. Photos of the Onesies are shown in this post. Please contact Irene if you would like to buy one. WSC Hoodies It's...

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Congratulations to WSC Masters swimmers Hannah Kitchen and Richard Hope who were crowned champions in the GB Masters Open Water Championship over 3km. Hannah and Richard travelled to Pontypool, Wales on Saturday 4th September to participate in the Swim Wales Challenge Series: Welsh National Championship at Llandegfedd Lake that incorporated the GB Masters Open Water Championships. Both were required to complete three laps of the 1km course, with a separate men’s and women’s race round the same course, leaving 5 minutes apart. Hannah and Richard won their respective age groups...