Go Ellie!!!!!!

Well done Ellie Grant, GOLD MEDALIST this evening at the English National Championships. Ellie finished first with a personal best time in the 200m breastroke.

Amazing performance!

 

Summer Swim Training (Update)

Following the previous announcement that there will be no more training sessions after 13th August inclusive, here are initial details of the training schedule for the three weeks from Monday 14th August:

Mornings:
A and B squads and Masters
Training will take place on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, from 05:30 – 07:30 and on Saturdays, 05:30 – 08:00

Evenings:
A and B squads and Academy (aged 8+)
Training will take place as follows:

Mondays 18:00 – 20:00
Wednesdays 18:30 – 20:45
Fridays 18:00 – 20:00

CD & Masters:
Mondays 20:00-21:00
Fridays 20:00-21:15

Summer Swim Training

After today’s training (Monday 31st July), there will be no more swim sessions  from Tuesday 1st to Sunday the 13th August inclusive.
Training will start again on Monday 14th August. From then until 3rd September there will be a restricted timetable with all training at Fullwelll Cross and no sessions at Caterham. This timetable will be confirmed in due course.

Have a great summer everybody!

More Learn to Swim success

Well done to and Dean and Darcey, two members of our Learn to Swim programme who have recently made big progress with their swimming. Both Dean and Darcey passed their Stage 1 Learn to Swim Awards while Darcey also achieved the 5 metres Rainbow Award.

Keep up the good work!

Annual General Meeting

Just a reminder that the  LBRSC Annual General Meeting (AGM) will take place this evening (Wednesday 12th July) at 6.30pm in the Sam Ryan Room on the Ground Floor of Fullwell Cross Leisure Centre. This is an opportunity for parents, carers and others involved in the club to have your say in how the swimming club is run, be given an update on our performance and finances over the last 12 months and decide who will represent you on the Club Committee.
As ever we are on the look out for new Committee members. Whether you are interested  in joining to the Committee or just want to know more about what is happening in your Club, please join us this evening.

Three more Learn to Swim Stars

Not a week goes by now without emerging swim stars of the future leaving their Learn to Swim sessions with certificates. This week’s awards went to Skylar (Duckling Grade 2), Aanya and Keshuv (both Learn to Swim Grade 3). Well done all!

Annual General Meeting

This year’s LBRSC Annual General Meeting (AGM) will take place on Wednesday 12th July at 6.30pm in the Sam Ryan Room on the Ground Floor of Fullwell Cross Leisure Centre. This is an opportunity for parents, carers and others involved in the club to have your say in how the swimming club is run, be given an update on our performance and finances over the last 12 months and decide who will represent you on the Club Committee.

 We Are Looking For New Committee Members

It is vitally important that all Squads are represented on the Committee and so parents and carers of Academy and B Squad swimmers are particularly encouraged to join us and have a say in how the Club is managed. Whatever your background, whatever your experience, if you think you might want to become more involved, here is your opportunity. We have a successful and supportive Committee, but we need you to make us even better.

If you are interested in putting yourself forward or just want to know more, please do not hesitate to speak to any of the current committee members.

Whether you are able to join the Committee or just want to know more about what is happening in your Club, please join us on the 12th July.

Learn to Swim Certificate Bonanza

These 8 new swimmers who have been making rapid progress through our Learn to Swim programme. Aayush and Tom passed their Learn to Swim Stage 3, Amir achieved Stage 1 and Nial got his Stage 1 Duckling Award. Last Thursday Shamila was awarded her Stage 2 Learn to Swim certificate, while Volodymyr achieved Stage 4. Miracle achieved Duckling Grade 2 and Lucy was awarded with 2 certificates for Duckling grades 2 & 3.

Well done all and keep on improving!

October Swim Camp 2017

A weekend swim camp is being organised to take place at the National Sports Centre, Crystal Palace on the weekend of 14 and 15 October. This event is aimed at regular swimmers in A and B squad.

The programme is likely to start at 9.00 am on the Saturday and will include land training, 4 long course pool sessions and other events. It will end at 3pm on the Sunday afternoon. Accommodation will be in the Lodge on the sports centre site.

Please let your coach know as soon as possible if you want to attend.