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New Swimzi Kit unveiled

Great to see so many at the grand unveiling of the new kit tonight at Queens Leisure Centre.  There to help was Olympic Backstroker turned Swinzi representative Liam Tancock who mucked in with the heavy lifting but also found time to chat and pose for photographs.  Huge thanks to Liam and a special thanks also [...]

2017-12-08T06:17:35+00:00 October 16th, 2016|Uncategorised|

A memorable day

A big thank you to all those who were involved or came to support a great day for the Club at Derby Council House.  Today saw Adam Peaty presented with Freedom of the City of Derby and Awards made to Paralympic bronze medal winner Lewis White, head coach Mel Marshall and a special award to [...]

2017-12-08T06:17:35+00:00 October 9th, 2016|Uncategorised|

City Honours for Swimmers and Coaches

Today (9th October 2016) sees the award of some very special honours to Adam Peaty, Lewis White, Mel Marshall and to the Coaches of City of Derby Swimming Club by Derby City Council, following the massive successes of recent years, culminating in medal winning performances at Olympic and Paralympic games. The Mayor of Derby, Councillor [...]

2017-12-08T06:17:35+00:00 October 9th, 2016|Uncategorised|

Arena League galas – final reminders

Hi all, Here are you final reminders for the Arena league galas this evening (8th October): The A team are competing at Abbey Stadium, Reddich B97 6EJ.  Warm up is at 6:00, start time 6:30.  Please try to be there in plenty of time. The B team is hosting at Queens Leisure Centre, Derby.  Warm [...]

2016-10-08T12:16:27+00:00 October 8th, 2016|Uncategorised|

National Talent Camp for Leah West

One of our aspiring young coaches, Leah West has been successfully selected for the National Talent Camp (NTC) 2016/17 which will provide an exciting opportunity for personal and professional development in her journey as a coach. Leah heads off to a residential camp in December led by the Youth Sports Trust (YST), alongside athletes, coaches [...]

2017-12-08T06:17:35+00:00 October 7th, 2016|Uncategorised|

Judge 1 training course

We are planning on running a judges training course in November.  For anyone interested in becoming a timekeeper judge please contact Ralph Shepherd via email at Thank you

2016-10-07T21:14:10+00:00 October 7th, 2016|Uncategorised|

Congratulations diddy league team

Massive congratulation to the Diddy League team who travelled to Weston Super Mare today for the Southern Area final of the National Junior Inter League and claimed a superb fourth place to earn themselves a place in the National final of the competition. Full result:   Guildford 332 Plymouth Leander 283 Norwich 256 City of [...]

2017-12-08T06:17:40+00:00 October 2nd, 2016|Events|

Uttoxeter Celebrates Adam Peaty’s Olympic achievements

Adam Peaty took to the streets of Uttoxeter today with his family and friends in an open top bus.  The tour was organised by Uttoxeter Town Council in comemoration of his Olympic gold medal and world record breaking achievements  over the summer. Starting from Adam's family home, the bus tour took in the whole [...]

2017-12-08T06:17:40+00:00 October 1st, 2016|Events|

Date announced for City honours for Adam, Lewis and Mel

Derby City Council have announced the date for celebrating and honouring Adam Peaty, Lewis White and Mel Marshall for their great achievements in the Rio Olympics and Paralympics.  Celebrations will be held on Sunday 9th October, starting at 3:30 at the Council House. This is a great honour for the whole Club and reflects the [...]

2016-09-29T21:03:10+00:00 September 29th, 2016|Uncategorised|
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