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Barry Alldrick

FESTIVAL HEADLINERS ARE YOU READY!!! Poole Swimming Club will be well represented at the Southwest Festival of Swimming this weekend. The competition in the Southwest is split across two venues at Plymouth and Millfield School. With Dorset, Somerset, Wiltshire, and Gloucestershire based swimmers competing at Millfield. Then Cornwall and Devon based swimmers competing at Plymouth. Final standings will be sewn together from each venue, in each age group, following the meet to work out rankings across the Southwest. Head Coach Barry Alldrick commented: “The coaching team is so excited to...

Barry Alldrick

NATIONAL ARENA JUNIOR LEAGUE 2021: ROUND 2 Round 2 of the National Arena Junior League took place on 19th June. Following on from our success in Round 1, we raced two teams: Poole Roar and Poole Pride. We also swam a reserve team: Poole Cubs, so that as many swimmers as possible were able to race. The easing of Covid restrictions meant that we were able to swim all age groups together in one gala by arranging each team around the pool and in the viewing areas. As a result,...

Barry Alldrick

Incredible News We would like to offer a huge well deserved congratulations and are super proud to announce that we have another swimmer competing in the Tokyo Olympics. Leo McCrea aged 17 has qualified for Switzerland for the Para Olympics held in Tokyo from 24 August to 5th September 2021. Leo started his journey with Poole Swimming Club and was nurtured by coaches Kate, Maralyn and the late Jean Holland, shaping his skills with coach Becky Dowling, before joining Bournemouth Collegiate School and for sixth from attending Mount Kelly School....

Naomi McNamara

Our PSC KIT SALE was a big success over the Club Champs race weekend, raising a grand total of £168 for club funds! A big thank you to everyone who donated their outgrown kit and to everyone who supported the fundraiser on Saturday and Sunday and grabbed themselves a bargain or two in the process! We will be running another sale at the final Club Champs race day on July 18th. You can find us in the car park at Rossmore again on July 18th, if you're looking for race...

Barry Alldrick

Dear All Please the news below about the National Arena League. for new members this is the biggest inter club competition the club is part of. Those in competitive squads please save the dates:

Barry Alldrick

British Triathlon Super Series Poole SC’s Elite Triathletes, Ryan S and brothers Liam and Ryan O were flying the club's flag this weekend, in the Borwood Aquathon, which forms part of performance races and assessments that contribute towards Junior and Youth National Rankings. Ryan S and Liam O were in action in the Junior section and Ryan in the Youth section (a year younger than the top age group). The day would consist of three races to challenge the ability of competitors with different distances in each of the swim...

Secretary PooleSC

A huge thank you to ALL our swimmers who took part in our anniversary celebrations last week in our revival of the old-fashioned PLUNGE COMPETITION across our pools and in all our squads. See them in action in the video montage link below. And for the beady-eyed among you - spot the error! Who is actually showcasing the penguin sidestep? The secretary needs to go to Specsavers, cos it isn't Coach Chris. (CLUE? Initials AF!) : https://youtu.be/x-YTOwwxg6U The events took place within Covid squad bubbles, due to ongoing restrictions and...

Barry Alldrick

British Swimming Glasgow Meet 2021 This was the final preparation meet for the British Olympic team and the final opportunity for swimmers to gain qualification times. It further provided an opportunity where Junior swimmers could log times to qualify for the European Junior Team that heads out to Rome in July. Meeting the qualifying times for the meet were Catherine E and Robbie H who would make the journey from Poole with coach Barry. Jacob P would make the journey from Bath with the National Centre, and Emily C from...

Secretary PooleSC

Thank you to the lovely Sue and Diane at TESCO Fleetsbridge, who have supported our club's anniversary events this week, through Tesco's Community Fund. We are very grateful to Tesco for donating £150 towards fresh fruit, protein bars and juice cartons, which we are giving out at club training sessions across the week, to celebrate our 90th anniversary. Our club was founded on June 1st 1931! We had hoped to be able to meet as a whole team, but we have found a way to stay safe under ongoing Covid...

Secretary PooleSC

PSC Podcast! This is a historic first for our club in our 90th year. Our first ever PSC podcast recording! Thanks to Holly Harris, former PSC National qualifier for hosting and to our captains for their leadership, and for sharing their thoughts on the life skills swimmers learn through their competitive sport. Senior Captains: Ella McNamara & Robbie Hemmings Senior Vice Captains: Catherine Eland & Tom Cutbush Junior Captains: Grace Montague & Harry Cutbush Junior Vice Captains: Sully Bayliss & Scarlett Cade Honorary Captains: Lottie Vavasour, Freddie Beasley, Will Webster...