Monthly Archives: December 2017


Separation from Derventio eXcel (County Squad)

Dear all, This blog is to inform members of a significant change to our swim pathway: This week, I have written to the Derbyshire ASA (DASA) and Derventio eXcel (DX) to inform them that the City of Derby Swimming Club will exclude itself from the County Squad run by DX with immediate effect.  This reflects the [...]

2017-12-14T22:57:30+00:00 December 14th, 2017|Uncategorised|

Christmas Party Details

It's getting closer! I will be at Chesterfield both days at the weekend if you would like to purchase Xmas party tickets.  They are £6.50 each. A reminder we have a children's entertainer booked for 6.30 pm.  A special someone and his helper will be making an appearance. Awards at approximately 7.30 pm followed by a disco. Should [...]

2017-12-14T22:38:45+00:00 December 14th, 2017|Uncategorised|

Colour Gala Update – Teams

Please let me know if I have missed any swimmers off. If you know anyone who does not have access to the blog please show them the list. We need each swimmer to bring a t-shirt they can use in the pool. If you have a float, pull buoy, and fins bring them too just [...]

2017-12-13T22:46:07+00:00 December 13th, 2017|Uncategorised|

Urgent request for Officials at Matlock this weekend

Dear all, Chesterfield SC have reached out to me today for more Officials at their Open Meet this weekend (16th & 17th December 2017) at the Arc in Matlock. The Chesterfield Open Meets (Summer and Winter) have been a real favourite with our swimmers and parents for many years now, and have become target meets [...]

2017-12-12T22:41:54+00:00 December 12th, 2017|Uncategorised|

Club champs

Well despite the weather we pulled it off. A fantastic day with a great atmosphere and lots of super swims, including a lot of first time swims. A big thank you to all who volunteered their own time to help run the gala. A special mention to Nigel Swanwick, Peter Spink and Steve Layton. Their [...]

2017-12-12T11:00:02+00:00 December 12th, 2017|Uncategorised|


Due to the weather we are aiming to start today's 2nd session  as soon as we can so we can get away. We would need all swimmers here and everyone's agreement to the earlier than stated start. Current warm up is 3.30 to 4 30 which will remain if we don't have a unanimous agreement [...]

2017-12-10T11:43:08+00:00 December 10th, 2017|Uncategorised|

DASA County Championships 2018

Entries are now being accepted for the 2018 DASA County Competition. Please click on the link below for entry forms, competition rules and qualifying times: Events Schedule: Competition Rules: Qualifying times: All times must have been achieved after January 1st 2017, and must appear on Rankings to be eligible to be entered. [...]

2017-12-10T10:43:46+00:00 December 10th, 2017|Competitions|
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