Monthly Archives: February 2017


As if last week wasn’t good enough… we left our footprints in the water this weekend too!

City Of Derby returned to Matlock with nothing other than spectacular performances all round. Out of 449 swims, there has been 321 personal best swims – 71.5% of all races were the fastest swims ever performed by those swimmers (not including relays). What a performance in itself!!! Never ever speak negatively about a PB performance [...]

2017-12-08T06:16:55+00:00 February 26th, 2017|Uncategorised|

British Record Alert

Lewis White takes to the record scene again by breaking the Men's SCM S9 100m British Record earlier today at the Derbyshire County Championships! Lewis is the first S9 swimmer in Britain to ever break the 57 second mark in the 100 Free. His time of 56.55 bettered the previous record by a margin of 1.3 seconds! [...]

2017-02-26T19:39:07+00:00 February 26th, 2017|Uncategorised|

Junior Coaching Level 4 – February Time Trial 2017

Well done to all who helped with the Junior Coaching level 4 swimming time trials. The swimmers put in a great effort having to swim one length 3 times on each of the four strokes. Those who were unfortunate not to attend will have the opportunity to complete this next Monday in the outside lane [...]

2017-12-08T06:16:56+00:00 February 23rd, 2017|Uncategorised|

Friday – Training session alterations

Mid Dev will not be training as Rich Tomlinson wishes swimmers to rest and get an early night for the Counties! Therefore both Cool Crocs Squads (Upper & Improvers) are invited for an extra session 6.30-7.30pm (3 lanes in the gala pool - no extra cost) with Jay and Hayley.

2017-02-23T08:22:44+00:00 February 23rd, 2017|Uncategorised|

CoD Coaching Changes

The club has a few upcoming changes to the coaching staff that will be in effect as of March 1st. We are excited about the exposure this will provide for the swimmers and look forward to having these coaches continue to drive the club forward!   What you will find below is notification of our [...]

2017-12-08T06:16:56+00:00 February 22nd, 2017|Uncategorised|

Competition Deadlines

We have the following meets with forthcoming deadlines: City of Sheffield Premier Meet L1 Meet - replacing City of Liverpool (unless agreed) March 24th, 25th and 26th.  Targeted for NATIONAL SQUAD 1500m and 800m Only and ELITE SQUAD for British Qualifying times.  We will be entering this meet electronically so entry fee is £7 per [...]

2017-02-21T19:09:02+00:00 February 21st, 2017|Competitions|

Counties – Reminder of Withdrawal Procedure

Please read carefully the withdrawal procedure for the DASA County Championships, if the rules are not adhered to swimmers may be liable to being charged a fine: Competitors wanting to withdraw from championships must do so by contacting Mrs. J. Mellor on 01332 677709 or by email: before 8.30pm on Friday 24th February 2017 [...]

2017-02-21T18:44:49+00:00 February 21st, 2017|Uncategorised|

Competitions – Coaching and Pastoral care

City of Derby Swimming Club are committed to providing the highest level of coaching support and pastoral care to our swimmers at open meets and competitions. Over the past months, we have increased the number of coaches and team managers who are poolside at meets,  to ensure a high quality provision. The cost of poolside [...]

2017-02-21T18:51:25+00:00 February 21st, 2017|Competitions|
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