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Tom Dowden

Introduction Over the last few years the club has enjoyed progressive successes at Dorset, Regional and National Open Water Swimming Championships. This season we have a few awesome new developments, including: Introduction to Open Water seminar (see Team Unify events) More Coaches More Competitions and Events Competitions and Training opened up for 10 year olds (in Rising Stars and above) A Poole Swimming Club Open Water Festival incorporating Club Championships 15th Sept 2019 Coaching Team This year we are fortunate to have Danny Symington join our coaching team. A Swim...

Tom Dowden

A quartet of Poole Swimming Club’s brightest stars will be heading north of the wall swapping the calmer Poole Bay scenery to settle next to the faster currents of the river Clyde in Glasgow where the biggest domestic meet of the year takes places from the 16h – 21st April. The British Swimming Championships. Alongside striving to be crowned the best in the British Isles, the competition provides opportunities for Senior & Junior athletes to qualify for Great British teams heading to the Senior World Championships (Gwanju), World Junior Championships...

Tom Dowden

We are pleased to announce that Jacob Dunning has been appointed lead coach of Silver Star Group. Jacob has been a member of Poole Swimming Club for nine years after being taught to swim by our very own Maralyn at Broadstone Leisure Centre. Over the last three years Jacob has achieved a brilliant amount of success and praise for his voluntary teaching and working alongside coaches in almost all of the clubs squads. These include: Winning Poole Swimming Club Young Volunteer of the Year 2018 Completion and passing of the...

Tom Dowden

REPORT: MILLFIELD & STREET SUPER SERIES 22ND – 24TH MARCH 2019 AGE GROUP SQUAD MEDAL TABLE 8 x Gold 6 x Silver 8 x Bronze There was a wealth of talent on show at the Millfield and Street Super Series meet at the weekend with some very big clubs in attendance. Our sincere thanks must go to the hosts for running a great meet. For the Age Group squads this was our first chance to experience a long course meet in the lead up to the Regional Championships in May....

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Robbie H contributed to 9 out of a 44 Medal Haul for the Youth Performance squad at the TYR Super series meet hosted jointly by Millfield and Street&District swimming clubs. He earned a medal in each of his 9 events with PBS in 8 of them. A clean sweep of Golds in the Backstroke events places him 6th Nationally in 200m, 4th in 50m and 2nd in 100m Back. A further gold was earned in the 400IM, with 3 silvers in 200m, 800m and 50m Free, and bronzes in 100m...

Tom Dowden

Poole Swimming Club Senior and Junior Short Course Records take a Tumble The 2018 short course season led to no less than 16 Senior and Junior club Records being broken by 6 different athltetes. These from some outsanding performances that we can all be proud of. Both the female and male Senior 50m Freestyle records fell, with Jacob P claiming the mens in 22.69 and Jasmine M the ladies in 25.79. Jacob P went on to claim a clean sweep of his own Butterfly records claiming a 23.08 for the...