St Ives Swimming Club

A Competitive Cambridgeshire Swimming Club 

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Liz Taylor

Six St Ives swimmers competed at the first big Regional Championship post lockdown weekend of 6th November. Cathy , Chloe, Tom, Ciara and Amy seen in the photo plus William all competed at the Luton Olympic Pool in the East Region (Cambs, Beds, Herts, Essex, Suffolk and Norfolk) swimming championships. All the athletes swam superbly with many lifetime best swims achieved in Breastroke, Frontcrawl and butterfly from distances of 50m to 400m. William won Bronze in the 50m frontcrawl race for the S14 disability class which was a great achievement...

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Cathy, one of our Senior swimmers, represented SISC at British National Swimming Championships at Ponds Forge, Sheffield, weekend of 30th October. Cathy swam superbly well and won 2 Silvers for the 100 Backstroke & 400 Front crawl events and 1 Bronze Medal for the 200 Front crawl event, at the National Championships.

Liz Taylor

On Sunday 17 October 38 St Ives Swimmers competed against clubs such as March Marlins, City of Peterborough, Ely, St Neots, Wisbech, Chatteris etc in the first Club Open meet since the beginning of the pandemic. Many of our young swimmers competed for the first time at a multi-club gala and they swam superbly, posting many lifetime best swims and winning many medals to boot. Probably even more important was interacting and engaging in healthy competition against peers from outside their own club which adds a new and more dynamic...

Liz Taylor

Saturday 2nd October was the first of our Time Trials at St Ives Swimming Club. Swimmers from all squads took part in a Level 4 meet, to gain new and up to date licensed times. For some of our swimmers this is the first time they have competed in a licensed meet and others were glad to get the chance to gain new times! Swimmers supported each other as parents were not allowed to spectate. Times have been displayed on the website and SISC board on the balcony. Thank you...

Liz Taylor

Last weekend it was great to have some of our swimmers compete in their first event of 2021. Swim England East Region, the counties of Cambridgeshire, Bedfordshire, Suffolk, Essex, Hertfordshire and Norfolk ran a Festival of Swimming event at the London Olympic Pool to get the best of the Regions talent back swimming at a competitive level so soon after Team GB's swimming success at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. St Ives Swimming Club participated with, Luke Tunstall, Chloe Butler, Cathryn Thomson, Josh Marshall, Will Coleman, James Quinn. Oliver Dickson and...

Liz Taylor

We are back in the pool! Thanks to all Covid Volunteers, Committe and Coaches - we are back in the pool and welcome our over 18's from the 17th May! Flounders, swimming lessons have started for our higher level swimmers, we will do everything possible to get all Flounders back by September!

Liz Taylor

Yesterday was the last night of swimming for 2020 and in what has been a tough year for everyone, I am incredibly grateful to all involved at SISC. Coaches: Andy, Val and Will for being on poolside making it fun and bringing swimmers back to fitness. Dale, Clive, Paul and Sophie for being patient – we hope to see you all back on poolside soon. “The Covid-Gang” Kate, Zoe and Claire – for being adaptable and reactive to all government restrictions thrown at us. One Leisure: All One Leisure staff...

Liz Taylor

Training is currently suspended due to Lockdown Please see an email sent on the 7th November with regard to an update on training and fees. Hope to see you soon at the beginnning of December

Liz Taylor

We are delighted to see swimmers back in the pool! We have had a great start to our Return to Swimming. Swimmers have all listened and adapted to the new way of getting in and out of the Leisure Centre. They have worked hard in the pool and we have seen plenty of smiles! I just wanted to say a huge thank you to the Covid Team at SISC, Kate, Claire, Zoe and Will. The time spent preparing everything really showed as our first sessions ran very smoothly. We are...

Liz Taylor

Swim England As you are aware under Swim England guidance, all indoor or outdoor, private or commercial swimming pools remain closed. Open water is permitted however please refer to Swim England guidance before you consider this. https://www.swimming.org/swimengland/coronavirus-faqs-answered/ We are eagerly awaiting guidance from Swimming England and the Government, as to when and how we can return to swimming. This will be released on Monday 15th June, and we are anticipating there being information released in the press as well. We will be working as a committee to get swimmers back...