Monthly Archives: December 2016


Northampton Winter Meet

11 swimmers made the trek to Corby Pool to contest the Northampton Winter Open Level 3 meet over the weekend of 16th-18th Dec Between them, they contested 18 swims, mostly one long distance event each on the Friday night. 4 of the swims were 'new' first time swims. Of the remaining 14, 12 were pbs [...]

2016-12-20T23:52:05+00:00 December 20th, 2016|Uncategorised|


I have an update on the kit, and unfortunately it's not the news I wanted to hear. I don't know specifics of why, but it seems swimzis production in Pakistan has not sent our shipment on the plane. This does mean I will not receive any kit before Christmas. I can only imagine the frustration [...]

2017-12-08T06:17:08+00:00 December 20th, 2016|Uncategorised|

DASA County Relays

Please note: The County Relays will take place at the Arc Leisure Centre, Matlock on Sunday 26th Feb 2017. This is an opportunity for mass participation with the event allowing us to showcase our strength in depth (6 teams are allowed per age category, per event from each club). Age categories are based on DOB [...]

2016-12-20T20:57:19+00:00 December 20th, 2016|Uncategorised|

Chesterfield Open Meet

In addition to Ryan's report: 24 male & 44 female swimmers contested a massive 438 swims. 16 were 'new' first time swims of the remaining 422 swims an impressive 57% were pbs - especially when considering other recent short course meets contended. We won 21 Gold, 21 silver and 20 Bronze medals which means that [...]

2016-12-20T20:31:31+00:00 December 20th, 2016|Uncategorised|

Chesterfield Meet Report

A great weekend all round for all swimmers across all squads in all competitions! Derby owned the Chesterfield meet from the start with pretty much a swimmer in every single race and most finals; and medals and PB's flying left, right and centre! A really positive attitude amongst all swimmers and it was great to [...]

2016-12-18T18:40:14+00:00 December 18th, 2016|Uncategorised|

Winter Colour Gala 2016

Please see attached tomorrow's teams and helpers. Any helpers who can arrive at 3.30pm for a debrief that would be great! We aim to do some dive practice for our 'little' swimmers (hopefully) off the blocks during the warm up before we start. We may even try the mannequin challenge too. Thanks in advance to [...]

2016-12-17T19:50:26+00:00 December 17th, 2016|Uncategorised|

National/Elite Xmas Camp update

Hi All, We have an update to our training plan for the National and Elite squad camp. Our sessions will now run 8-10am from the 27-30th at Repton. They have ever so kindly opened their doors to us for training over the break and have staffed our sessions on their holiday time. We owe them [...]

2016-12-17T14:32:43+00:00 December 17th, 2016|Uncategorised|
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