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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...

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Notice is hereby given of our PSC Annual General Meeting, to be held on Friday June 18th 2021 at 7.30pm. Due to ongoing government Covid guidance, we will again hold our AGM virtually, via Zoom, in line with our updated constitution. All fully paid-up club members, aged 16 or above on the date of the meeting, are eligible to attend. A Zoom meeting link will be sent to all eligible members nearer the time, via the Team Unify listed email contacts held on file. If an eligible swimmer's contact email...

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We are very pleased to announce news - just in - that we have permission from Crowdfunder to extend our project duration by 3 weeks! This means we can now continue sharing news of our 90th year throughout the actual anniversary date of the foundation of our club on June 1st 1931! We have some exciting plans to share with you very soon on celebrations for the JUNE 1st ANNIVERSARY for all our fantastic and loyal PSC swimmers. Watch this space for further details as well as news of our...

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(Photo credit PA Media) Duncan Goodhew is on the campaign trail today, making a plea to parents to put swimming lessons "front and centre of their priorities" as the country comes out of lockdown. PSC is right behind the 1980 British Olympic Gold Medallist in raising awareness of the 240,000 children who have missed out on learning to swim 25 metres during the pandemic and the lost 5 million swimming lessons during Covid pool closures. 2 million children haven't swum at all over the pandemic. A potential lost generation in...

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Our PSC luxury cotton T-shirts are now available in two new colourways for the summer season! GREY MARL and BLACK designs have been added to our trademark YELLOW Ts! All these items, along with our great quality hoodies and 90th year swim hats are on sale NOW via our Crowdfunder site: https://www.crowdfunder.co.uk/poole-swimming-club-90th-anniversary-appeal The stylish cut, fine weave cotton finish and quality stitching are proving popular with our supporters and swimmers alike. Available in adult sizes from Small to XXL, in grey marl and black, as well as our trademark bright...

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Today's announcement by British Swimming confirms POOLE's Jacob Peters' GB Olympic selection following his amazing time at British Trials in London last week and ends the agonising wait to see if he had done enough to make the call-up for TEAM GB! We couldn't be more thrilled to see our PSC team mate succeed and represent Poole, PSC and GB in Tokyo this summer. Everyone at the club was delighted to hear Jacob's shout-out to Poole Swimming Club and especially Coach Barry in his interview following his fantastic finals qualifying...

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Exciting new colourways have been added to our Poole Swimming Club 90th Anniversary Appeal on Crowdfunder! Our high thread-count, luxury cotton T-shirts are now available in BLACK and MARL GREY as well our trademark BRIGHT YELLOW! Our swimmers are loving their Dri-fit tops, which are perfect for quick-drying on poolside, but we are also getting great feedback on the super silky cotton finish and stylish cut on our pure cotton T-shirts. We have decided to make these available in BLACK AND MARL GREY in sizes suitable for older swimmers and...

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Thank you to everyone who has supported our 90th Anniversary project so far. We have broken through our £5000 target and we are very grateful to all our swim families and supporters for getting behind our merchandise sales and for their generous donations. Thanks also to Dorset Local Enterprise Partnership for their generous £2500 match-funding. Selling commemorative kit is apparently not a new idea for PSC. This amazing photo has been discovered in the archives, showing our Golden Jubilee merchandise display from 1981! After the costs of our 90th Year...

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As mentioned earlier, we are a club that relies heavily on our valuable staff and volunteers. To celebrate these wonderful people, we will be running a initiative in 2021, where we recognise these special people through sharing their amazing superpowers with our community. If you have any lovely stories from your experiences with these fantastic people, please do share them with us here [email protected] We would love to hear them. Assistant Head Coach Jan Hutchings On March 8th, we celebrated International Women’s Day and as a club, we send a...

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Guess who is modelling our first batch of 90th Anniversary merchandise in this photo? We have just received our first deliveries, currently being bagged and labelled, ready to be given out at training this week. TO SECURE YOUR ORDER BUY NOW ON CROWDFUNDER, via the link below! OUR SECOND BATCH IS BEING PROCESSED AT THE END OF THIS WEEK, SO MAKE SURE YOU GET YOUR ORDER IN ASAP! Our fantastic quality Hoodies, Dri-Fit Tops, T-shirts and commemorative Swim Hats are available to buy now on Crowdfunder: https://www.crowdfunder.co.uk/poole-swimming-club-90th-anniversary-appeal