/Steve Layton

About Steve Layton

Secretary – City of Derby Swimming Club
Team Manager

23 new Club Records!

An incredible 23 new Club Records have been broken since their inception earlier in Spring this year!   Congratulations to the following; Long Course Evie Leadbeater 9yrs 100m Backstroke 1 min 28.73 secs 13/5/2017 Evie Leadbeater 9yrs 50m Backstroke 40.69 secs 14/5/2017 Findlay Cordle 9 yrs 50m Freestyle 34.77 secs 14/5/2017 Findlay Cordle 9 yrs [...]

2017-11-01T21:00:11+00:00 November 1st, 2017|Uncategorised|

Derby Young Sportswoman of the year – Well done Libby!

The club is delighted to hear that Libby Bateman-Arkinstall has won the Derby 2017, Young Sportswoman of the Year In Libby's absence, mum and dad received the award from Mayor of Derby James Whitby, with Ross Davenport as guest of honour. Libby has also been nominated for Derby Telegraph Sports Awards Young Sportswoman of the Year. [...]

2017-12-08T06:15:42+00:00 October 29th, 2017|Uncategorised|

Top performance at Ghoul-in-the-Pool today

Wow! - Maria and team certainly did a top CoD job today at Matlock. Our young guns woke early this morning and obviously decided to leave their mark at Matlock during Belper's themed Ghoul-in-the-Pool meet. Loads of individual PB's, medals, and trophies were won, and extremely proud we won Best Visiting Club - Well done [...]

2017-12-08T06:15:42+00:00 October 28th, 2017|Competitions|

Time to return trophies for Club Champs

Please return your Club Championship trophies to either Anna Cadden or Talsa Middleton who organise our home meets. All trophies need to be returned in their boxes, and back in by Saturday, 18th November 2017 at the latest. If you struggle to meet with Anna or Talsa, then please pass to another committee member (but [...]

2017-10-28T22:12:28+00:00 October 28th, 2017|Competitions, Events|


Dear parents, To ensure we meet the Organisers requirements for tomorrows Ghoul-in-the-pool, please can we all abide strictly to the following rules: Parents to drop their swimmers off at the door to the Sports hall, but not enter the hall. Parents are not to come down to the Sports hall during the session. Swimmers must [...]

2017-10-27T19:34:15+00:00 October 27th, 2017|Uncategorised|

Greece Swim Camp – Day 7

Day 7 (Thursday): The Ring Masters grand Finale So, today is our last day of swim camp, so it goes without saying, that we're going to leave with another big challenge completed. For the last time, we're ready at 6.15am to head for the pool, for our pre pool workout. At 7am, our swimmers dive [...]

2017-12-08T06:15:42+00:00 October 27th, 2017|Uncategorised|

Derby Sportswoman of the Year – Well done Sarah!

The club is delighted to hear that Sarah Vasey has won the Derby 2017, Sportswoman of the Year Mayor of Derby James Whitby presented her with the certificate and Ross Davenport was a guest of honour. Sarah has also been nominated for Derby Telegraph Sports Awards Sportswoman of the Year. Sarah is a great role [...]

2017-12-08T06:15:42+00:00 October 27th, 2017|Uncategorised|

Greece Swim Camp – Day 6

Day 6 (Wednesday) Happy Birthday Mack! Headed for the pool for a 6.30am pre pool, together with our 4 legged "buddy", who loyally waits for our swimmers outside their rooms!  It was a fresh cool morning so our Swimmers were keen to dive & go! With 5 x 200 fly forfeits to look forward to, [...]

2017-12-08T06:15:42+00:00 October 26th, 2017|Uncategorised|

Greece Swim Camp – Day 5

Day 5 (Tuesday): Tuesday has been a very well deserved day off from the pool. After a good lie in and a late Breakfast, it was time to head to the beach. After a 10 minute coach trip, we had the beach to ourselves. Not wishing to be away from the water for too long, [...]

2017-12-08T06:15:43+00:00 October 25th, 2017|Uncategorised|

Special evening with a special friend

Last week a number of us spent a lovely evening with Mel Marshall as part of a fundraising event held at Notts County Football ground for Project Zambia. It was really good to meet up with Mel again as part of a good cause, and we never tire of hearing her CoD story... truly inspirational. [...]

2017-12-08T06:15:43+00:00 October 24th, 2017|Uncategorised|
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