Worcester Pool iPetition

Worcester Swimming Club are asking all clubs in the county to support the call for an 8 lane competition pool in Worcester by signing the ipetition by following the link below. Some of the clubs have sent letters of support, thank you,  but if we could get every member of every club to sign up to the petition we may have more influence over the decision makers.  We have seen the success of these types of petition with Wolverhampton and Coventry.

Secretaries- please could you circulate the link to your members

Members of the Exec – please encourage your club members to link up, it only takes a minute.

A suitable competition pool in Worcester will be of benefit to us all, imagine being able to swim your county championships in a central situation in Worcester county!

Thanks for your support

The Management Board

http://www.ipetitions.com/petition/worcester-swimming-pool

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Junior Inter County Gala – 2/2/2014

County swimmers took part in this annual gala with coaching support from Pete Carey, Alex Dallimore & Tom Naughton.
New swimmers in the County team were presented with County Badges by Trixie Pulsford MBE Past President.
Swimmers are commended on their performance and behaviour on pool side which made this an enjoyable gala
Please see result sheet and Photo.

20140202_133737Results from the gala February 2, 2014

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Haden Hill Open Meet

Entries have now been opened for the 33rd Haden Hill Annual Open Meet @ Wolverhampton Central Baths on Sunday 11th May 2014.

Entry programme and Terms and Conditions can be found on the HH website.  http://www.hadenhillswimmingclub.co.uk/

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County Entries

Check you club’s entries here and notify any amendments to swimming.secretary@swimworcestercounty.org before 3rd February 2014.

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Electronic Entry Files Available

The electronic entry files for the County Championships and the Masters 50m Freestyle are now available for download under the Competitions tab.

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Congratulations Brittany Horton

ISF World Schools Games at the Ayrton Senna Aquatic Complex in Brasilia 

Congratulations to Brittany Horton, Stourbridge Swimming Club for winning a gold medal in the 100m Backstroke, she also won 3 silver medals in the 50m Backstroke, 200m Backstroke and Medley relay.

In recognition of Brittany’s achievements she has been awarded the Founders Prize for 2013.

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Level 2 Funding Now Available

L2 funding is now available from the County.

In the first instance funding will be allocated on a one per club basis, but you may submit as many applications as you want, as money not claimed by clubs will be reallocated around the county.  The closing date for this round is 31st December 2013 and applications cannot be submitted in retrospect.  Applications must be for a named individual who has a place booked on a forthcoming Level 2 (Teaching or coaching) course.

Click here to download an application form.

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County Achievements

Trophies won by the County teams.

Three Counties Trophy    county trophy

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Sheffield 2013

An excellent weekend at Sheffield – the swimming was excellent with many personal bests – Mark lang and Ken Ho had exceptional swims. Unfortunately, however hard we tried we could not manage to stay in Division 1 for next year.

The Swimming committee congratulates all the swimmers on their performance and their behaviour over the whole weekend, it was a pleasure to be with the team.

Click here to see the results.

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3 Counties Success

Worcestershire won the 3 counties gala for the third year running, the team performed well and should be congratulated for bringing the trophy back to Worcestershire. Full results for the gala can be found here.

Worcester county took over 70 swimmers to Stafford to take part in the annual three Counties Gala (Worcester, Gloucester, Stafford). It was a  tremendous effort by all the swimmers to continually gain points over the other two counties and run out the overall winners for the third time in a row for a clear victory

New  swimmers were presented with County Badges  and all swimmers received the Three Counties Badge from Past President Marion Bench.

The team was well supported by team managers and coaches, Jill Biddle and Mark Wilmott and many parents who travelled to the Stafford Pool.

three counties 2013 winners

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