News

Barry Alldrick

We would like to congratulate the following 3 Swimmers for their Club Record-Breaking Performances at the South West Regional Championships. We are proud of all our swimmers for a fantastic return to this competition. Updated Records Can Be Viewed Here: Poole Swimming Club - Club Records (teamunify.com) Remember, if you would like to claim a CLub Record send an email to [email protected] Your Record Breakers: Jes: 50m Backstroke and Equalling 100m Fly Age Group Record Halle: 50m Breast-stroke, Age Group Record Robbie 50m Backstroke, Senior Club Long Course Record

Barry Alldrick

Record-Breaking Form in 2022 It's back to record-breaking form for Poole Swimming Club athletes, with 23 Age Group Records being broken so far in 2022. In addition, 8 Senior Long Course Club Records were broken at the British Swimming Championships, with 3 of them doubling up as Dorset County Senior Long Course Records, Age Group Record Breakers so far in 2022 It was with beaming pride that coaches Jacob and Phil, watched Polina K’s record-breaking form seeing her break Club Age Group Records on a massive10 occasions so far this...

Barry Alldrick

Ryan In Euro Cup Success Ryan S, recently represented British Triathlon in the European Junior Cup - World Triathalon, held in Quarteira in Portugal and in a race that showed determination and hard work pays off, we are proud of his performance. Here is how the race went. In a stacked field, Ryan was first out of the water in an impressive time of 9mins-40secs. The first transition went well and Ryan stayed within the leading pack on the bike leg which took 30mins-37 secs. A decent second transition saw...

Barry Alldrick

Poole Swimming Club Launches New Speed Awards The future of Poole Swimming Club is looking bright, as rising stars across the Swimskills, Competitive SKills and County Academy are set to arrive home with not just beaming smiles, but some fancy certificates showing which speed awards they have received. Whether swimmers choose to show their certificates off during school assemblies, pin on their walls or place them in an awards file the coaching team is delighted to launch the initial phase of our new PSC Pathway Programme, which is the culmination...

Barry Alldrick

Dear Members, Please see below an amazing opportunity to complete a local challenge and support the British Heart Foundation (with a discount code to)... Become a BHF Champion this July and swim 1.4 miles between Bournemouth and Boscombe Piers in one of Europe's biggest charity swimming events. Your willpower has never been more important to support the lives of those living with heart and circulatory diseases. Sign up today and get £5 off with the voucher code: BHF www.bhf.org.uk/how-you-can-help/events/swims/bournemouth-pier-to-pier-swim

Barry Alldrick

Jack Hops into Masters Coach Role Poole Swimming Club offers a warm welcome to Jack Hopkins who has been appointed as our new Master's Swimming Coach after a successful trial period with the club during January. Jack’s enthusiasm and passion on the poolside have been thoroughly enjoyed by the range of adults that are swimming up to 4 times per week with the club. Jack is currently studying Sports Coaching at Bournemouth University and has been teaching and coaching swim since he was 16 with local clubs, fitness, and learn...

Barry Alldrick

Coach Jan selected for UK Coaching Development Programme The Coaching Pathway team at Swim England recently nominated Jan to be included on a UK Coaching Development Programme. Jan has worked through the Swim England Pathway and has been a coach at the National Event Camp for the past two seasons. The theme of the UK Coaching programme is Talent ID & Development and runs between 17th January 2022 – 28th March 2022. Coaches from a range of sports that are working with U21 Athletes have been selected for the course...

Barry Alldrick

Dear Members We would like to wish you all an enjoyable, restful and playful Festive Period and the very best wishes for seeing in the New Year. During the Christmas break, do keep an eye on your emails and news as we send round our Digitial Awards Video to celebrate the achievements of our amazing members over the past two seasons. Merry Christmas and Happy New Year Lots of Festive Love The Coaches and Committee x

Barry Alldrick

Winchester Winter Sparkler, 2021 For the final racing opportunity of the year, a band of 29 swimmers from the Regional and National Academies headed to Winchester for the Winter Sparkler Meet. In an amazing brand new 8 lane 50m pool facility, with an all-encompassing gym, sports halls hosting multiple sports from netball to cricket, a climbing wall and many more facilities it would turn out to be an inspiring pool to race in. If anyone from the BCP council is reading this, please go and visit the centre to see...

Barry Alldrick

Swimskills Academy Gold Squad Annual ROund Brownsea Island Challenge On Sunday 12th December the Swimskills Academy Gold Squad set out to meet coach Maralyns annual round Brownsea Island Swim Challenge. The event is a fun challenge aimed at raising funds where 50% goes towards the club and 50% towards a nominated charity close to members of the squad, where this year it would be the Battens Fighters Forever chairty. You can discover more about the Hover family’s brave and courageous story and discover more about this life-limiting disease here: Batten...