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Level 1

With 1 week until our level 1 meet, we are in great need of volunteers for both days. I still need comp stewards, people for the door and H&S. Without your help to cover these positions, we will struggle to run the gala to our usual high standard. Please get in touch with any session [...]

2018-01-04T20:35:22+00:00 January 4th, 2018|Uncategorised|


Fliss will be in the gala pool tonight between 7.30 and 8.30 pm with named and unnamed hats. I will be getting National and elite from her. Bullets are from a different supplier so not yet in.

2018-01-02T17:50:01+00:00 January 2nd, 2018|Uncategorised|

Level 1

Morning everyone. Now the festive break is behind us, and we only have 356 days to Christmas, it' back to swimming. With the level 1 quickly approaching, we are looking for volunteers to assist with the running of the gala. We are looking for help with comp stewarding, medals table, the door and 2 H&S [...]

2018-01-02T09:59:01+00:00 January 2nd, 2018|Uncategorised|


Hi guys. Here is a link to the just giving page for the city of derby swimathon on 29th December. Please take the time to read about the chosen charity, perfect day foundation. This is the charity heavily supported by our former head coach Mel Marshall and superstar Adam Peaty. This swimathon is arranged by [...]

2017-12-23T08:34:09+00:00 December 23rd, 2017|Uncategorised|


Last chance to grab a bargain. I have a small swimzi, a medium zoodie, an 11/12 hoodie and 11/12 joggers. I will be at queens tonight at 7pm for 15mins if you them email me direct to secure them. Don' forget the XK coats too that Mandy had on at club champs. Last 5 of [...]

2017-12-21T12:43:21+00:00 December 21st, 2017|Uncategorised|


Hi guys. I've purchased some items of kit from swimzi that are extras. Please see below the items and price. First to get in touch and purchase gets them. Email me on cityofderbykit@gmail.com Zipped Hoodie: 1 x 11/12,                            2 x M: £35 [...]

2017-12-15T17:34:14+00:00 December 15th, 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|

Club champs

Evening everyone. With club champs this Sunday, can I take the opportunity to ask again for any raffle donations you can spare. I am donating a signed club Adam Peaty hat, and either a zoodie or hoodie in the next kit window. Also, we will be doing hot drinks and cakes in the downstairs function [...]

2017-12-08T21:50:24+00:00 December 8th, 2017|Uncategorised|

club champs 3

Last one for now. As Queens Leisure will also be open for the public to have access to the Family and teaching pool and the Gym, we have been asked to follow H&S procedures at the facility. Entry to the pool for spectators for the first session will be down the corridor between Family and [...]

2017-11-30T16:23:05+00:00 November 30th, 2017|Uncategorised|
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