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Our latest King of the Pool (KOTP) event took place on Sunday 6th June for our younger swimmers in TG7 and TG8. A big well done goes to all of our swimmers and congratulations goes to the overall KOTP winners who are shown below: 50 Free - Francesca Johnson 50 Back - Ella Rooke 50 Breast - Aris Rusen 25 Fly - Harry Crook The full results of the events can be viewed at the link below: KING OF THE POOL RESULTS (page 1 - individual times, page 2 -...

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Woking are ranked in 8th place nationally after Round One of The National Arena Junior League 2021 and a huge congratulations goes to all those involved! ROUND 1 LEAGUE TABLE We wish all of our Junior Swimmers the very best for fast swimming in Round 2 which will take place between 14th and 20th June. If you would like more information on how this league works, please take a look at The National Arena Junior League post that we wrote earlier in May.

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New Members' Trials Night Date: Friday 9th July 2021 Venue: TBC (in Woking) Age range: Children born between April 2012 and March 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 during 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. Click here for more details...

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For those that aren't already aware, and didn't get the chance to swim in the first series, Level X Racing allows swimmers to complete time-trials at their own pools, with results being collated across clubs and displayed on leaderboards when the series concludes. The latest virtual series runs between 12th April and 22nd August, with the over 18s/Masters edition opening on 17th May. Now that our under 18 swimmers have had sufficient training behind them we'll be running a series of Level X events which, for TG3 and TG5, already...

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The National Arena Junior Swimming League launched this year, with over 150 clubs competing across the UK & Ireland, and we're taking part! The league is for swimmers aged 9-12 years as at 31st December 2021 and aged at least 9 years old on the day. Events being swum include 50m freestyle, 50m backstroke, 50m butterfly, 50m breastroke and a variety of mixed relays (2 girls and 2 boys). Not all events will have to be swum on the same day, but they have to be within the time windows...

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The Surrey County Age Group event is being held during the Summer term, with individual clubs running the Surrey events short course in their own pool under Swim England Level X conditions. There will be no 1500m or 800m events, but there will be a 100 IM. As events will be swum under Level X conditions, all swims will also appear in the rankings for Level X Racing Series 2 which takes place from 12th April to 22nd August 2021. Starting with the 50s and 100 IM for selected squads,...

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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...

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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...