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Third British Record for Lewis White – Correction

Huge Congratulations to Lewis White who Claimed his second British para swimming Record at the weekend.  Swimming at the City of Derby Level One Open Meet at Ponds Forge, he lowered the S9 200m Freestyle record with a time of 2:07.17 Lewis already holds the 100m S9 freestyle British Record which he took at the [...]

2017-12-08T06:17:03+00:00 January 19th, 2017|Uncategorised|

IMPORTANT REMINDER – Para-Swimming Training Course

Coaches and swim teachers Please see below an update on the content for the upcoming para-swimming course run by Carl Cooper on Sun 22nd Jan at 2pm at Kings Chambers. This session is open to swim teachers and coaches and should last approx 2 hours. In order to ensure that we have an appropriately sized [...]

2017-01-19T22:00:24+00:00 January 19th, 2017|Uncategorised|

Training for Disability Coaching

Attention all coaching staff! In order to further improve the very high quality of coaching provision we have at CoDerby we have been very fortunate in securing a training session for ALL coaching staff with Carl Cooper from the ASA regarding Para-Swimming. This session is provided free of charge to the club and once completed [...]

2017-01-04T19:10:03+00:00 January 4th, 2017|Events|

Arena League final round, final reminder

Huge good luck to all swimmers in the A and B teams this evening.  Let's make it a great final round. The A team are competing in the Final of the West Midlands league and a place in the National final.  They swim at the Pingles Leisure Centre, Avenue Road, Nuneaton, CV11 4LX.  Warm up [...]

2016-12-10T14:14:47+00:00 December 10th, 2016|Competitions|

Appointment Announcement – Head Coach, Mandy Bell

On behalf of the Committee of City of Derby Swimming Club I am delighted to announce the appointment of Mandy Bell as Head Coach.  Mandy joined us in September as Assistant Head Coach, supporting Mel Marshall following her return from the Rio Olympics this summer.  In this role, Mandy has already played a huge part [...]

2017-12-08T06:17:24+00:00 November 14th, 2016|Uncategorised|

Final reminders – Arena League tonight!

Here is your final reminder for our Arena League teams competing this evening. The A team is in Derby, hosting their gala at Queens Leisure Centre. Warm up is at 6:00 and start time is 6:30.  Could all helpers please arrive no later than 5:30. Meanwhile the B team travel to Stafford Leisure Centre, Lammascote [...]

2016-11-12T12:42:58+00:00 November 12th, 2016|Uncategorised|

Information for para-swimmers, classified or not classified

Any queries please contact Jo Smith at The 2016 National Para-Swimming championships on December 10/11th Entry is now live. Entry only on line via or filter Swimming on the EVENTS section of the EFDS / DSE web site make sure you download and read the entry pack (copy attached) You can check if you have done qualifying [...]

2017-12-08T06:17:24+00:00 November 2nd, 2016|Uncategorised|

ICON Derby support for City Swimmers

Congratulations to Eleanor Baldwin, Sarah Vasey, Amy Grant and Sophie Yendell, who are among some of Derby's most talented sports stars to have been inducted onto the 2016-17 ICON programme that boasts the city's summer Olympic and Paralympic medallists Adam Peaty and Lewis White as previous recipients. A total of 19 athletes have shared £2,800 [...]

2017-12-08T06:17:29+00:00 October 22nd, 2016|Uncategorised|

Launch of Huub Partnership with City of Derby Swimming Club

Today saw the formal launch of a massive new sponsorship deal and partnership for the Club with Huub Design, Derby.  To mark the occasion a group of swimmers, coaches and parents made the short walk from Queens Leisure Centre to the Huub Shop on Full Street to celebrate the launch with Huub owner Dean Jackson.  [...]

2017-12-08T06:17:29+00:00 October 22nd, 2016|Events|

Big Weekend for City of Derby at Nova Level 2 Meet!

City of Derby had a great meet this weekend, with 53 of our swimmers competing in the Nova Centurion Level 2 Short Course Meet at Harvey Hadden. 308 races for our swimmers – and a massive 92% of these were achieved within the target of 97% of PB time. The PB rate is also on [...]

2016-10-18T22:14:51+00:00 October 18th, 2016|Events|
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