Monthly Archives: August 2017


City of Derby Swimming Club – A season in review

  Dear Members,   August marks 12 months of my time at City of Derby Swimming Club and I cannot wait to see what the next 12 months has in store. The last year has been one exciting ride as I have come to know a passionate membership and coaching team, hard-working team of volunteers, [...]

2017-12-08T06:15:59+00:00 August 6th, 2017|Uncategorised|

Sorry to yesterdays early morning swimmers :(

Apologies to everyone in Masters, Seniors, Nemos, Cool Crocs and Junior Coaching squads who were up early yesterday, but unfortunately did not get their training session. Queens are currently starting to transition some of their customers and swim programmes to a new schedule and unfortunately by mistake they missed us off the list for Saturday morning.  The [...]

2017-08-06T11:23:24+00:00 August 6th, 2017|Uncategorised|

Day 4 – English Nationals Summer Meet

Saturday saw 4 more swimmers take to the pool - mainly with a splash and dash event 50 Brs from Campbell, Libby and Connie as well as Megan's 200 FC. Connie swam a perfect swim at her first Nationals to reach the final and just missed out on bettering her time in that final, but [...]

2017-08-05T20:21:00+00:00 August 5th, 2017|Uncategorised|

Message to National Squad – It’s the end of another season!

Well... where do I start?! What a year it has been for National Squad with so many memorable moments in training and performances. There's been laughs, tears, mardy swimmers, happy swimmers, gutted swimmers, overwhelmed and speechless swimmers. All of which form a vital part of the learning process and memories that you will never forget [...]

2017-12-08T06:16:04+00:00 August 5th, 2017|Uncategorised|

Leading the Lanes 

Please find attached a flyer with information regarding the Leading the Lanes scheme for volunteers between 13 and 25 years. Note the first registration deadline is 18 August. When registering, please can you copy in Many thanks and good luck to all who participate. Leading the Lanes 2017-18

2017-08-05T11:34:13+00:00 August 5th, 2017|Uncategorised|

Nemos Squad Season Overview – 2016-17

What a great season for the Nemos squad! We've seen so many fast swim and some very hard training. It was exciting to see how the swimmers were putting their racing skills in practice. We did so many open meets like Rykneld, Grantham, Derby L3, and Chesterfield! Some Nemos swimmers were selected to represent COD [...]

2017-08-05T11:30:29+00:00 August 5th, 2017|Uncategorised|

Midland Squad dog walk reminder!

As part of challenge week with Midland Squad, swimmers, parents and their dogs are going on a walk at Formarke Reservoir this afternoon. A couple of reminders for the day: We are meeting in the car park at 2pm. If you are running late for any reason please let us know! Swimmers can be left [...]

2017-08-05T10:37:39+00:00 August 5th, 2017|Uncategorised|

Day 3 – English Nationals Summer Meet

Running out of words to describe my emotions this week as Day 3 continued to be as exciting and eventful as the first 2 days with a 100% PB rates in the heats and some phenomenal performances. Day 3 saw 4 swimmers in the heats all getting personal lifetime bests with Will in the 100fc, [...]

2017-12-08T06:16:04+00:00 August 5th, 2017|Uncategorised|

ASA Awards for the Swannicks!

I've received some fantastic news today that two of our top volunteers have achieved ASA Regional Awards. Nigel Swannick - Regional volunteer of the year Nigel has served the club in various roles on the committee over several years, most notably the arrangement and management of our open meets (including ensuring we all know our roles [...]

2017-12-08T06:16:04+00:00 August 4th, 2017|Uncategorised|

English Nationals Summer Meet – Day 2

If day 2 had any expectations from the day 1 performances, it certainly continued the momentum and feel good factor. An early PB for Megan Neave in the MC 200 IM saw her secure her place into the evening finals in a comfortable position. Michaela followed with a quick double event succession first with the [...]

2017-12-08T06:16:04+00:00 August 3rd, 2017|Uncategorised|
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