Monthly Archives: February 2017


Counties Weekend 1 Recap

WHAT. A. WEEKEND! City of Derby showed their strength in numbers at Matlock across all levels with not only great performances in the water, but also impeccable behaviour outside the pool setting their mark in the County and leading in style. There were hundreds of swims in heats and finals and PB's left, right and [...]

2017-12-08T06:16:56+00:00 February 20th, 2017|Uncategorised|

Berlin International Swim Meet

Swimmers attending this meet, please be advised that the final payment instalment is due by Monday 27 th February. The final cost of the trip is as estimated, £350. This is based on five entries. If you have been entered for more than five events then the additional cost is £12 per entry. As everyone's [...]

2017-02-20T11:02:46+00:00 February 20th, 2017|Uncategorised|

Training today

Today it is an opportunity for most of our younger swimmers not at counties to make use of the 25m gala pool. Due to also Queens being short of  a lifeguard we are doing the following schedule: Junior Coaching Level 1 - 4.00-4.45pm (45 min) still in teaching pool Level 2 - 4.45-5.30pm NOW in [...]

2017-02-19T08:54:39+00:00 February 19th, 2017|Uncategorised|

Team Kit at Counties

To all swimmers competing at Counties this weekend: A reminder that we must be in our new team kit! No old kit or camp shirts please. Heads up that the sports hall can be cold. Come prepared with layers to keep your muscles warm!   Let's go team!

2017-02-17T20:21:48+00:00 February 17th, 2017|Uncategorised|

Counties information for CoD members

Dear Members, An important competition for CoD is coming up this weekend! In light of the number of swimmers we have competing we are communicating a few key expectations to ensure a seamless and fun two weekends of racing for the swimmers.   Refer to the policy on withdrawals Competitors wanting to withdraw from championships [...]

2017-02-16T09:25:09+00:00 February 16th, 2017|Uncategorised|

Saturday Nemos & Cool Crocs Upper

Reminder that Cool Crocs upper will be training in the gala pool with Nemos (not at counties) the next two Saturdays 7.30-9.00am. Both squads please arrive at 7.20am for a pre-pool land work out. Nemos, remember this land training takes place EVERY Saturday.   Rich Pilcher

2017-02-15T20:52:31+00:00 February 15th, 2017|Uncategorised|

Urgent: Lifeguard Needed!!! Today

If there are any qualified lifeguards in the club we need someone to take tonight 6.30-9.00pm in the teaching pool. This is so we do not need to cancel Nemos B (6.30-7.45pm) and Cool Crocs upper (7.45-9pm). The council have a shortage of staff on rota tonight. Thanks Rich Pilcher

2017-02-15T14:56:56+00:00 February 15th, 2017|Uncategorised|

Squad Movement Reminder (Nemos/Dev1/Mid Dev)

Dear Members,   A friendly reminder of our statement at the Club Meeting in January that movements within Nemos, Dev1 and Mid Dev are set to occur after the second week of Counties. As noted earlier in the season at the AGM, movements were originally set to occur for these squads after Easter. The change in [...]

2017-02-15T13:09:56+00:00 February 15th, 2017|Uncategorised|
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