John Moore from Sedgefield Swimming Clubs was named as The Northern Echo’s Local Hero 2017 at their awards ceremony in Wynyard Hall on the evening of the 7th December 2017. He earned the evening’s top accolade, as well as the Sir Bobby Robson Leading Light honour for his dedication to the club since 1982, coaching […]
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During November 2017, Swim England held a strategy weekend where various departments gave presentations on their progress to date and their plans for 2018 onwards. The presentations from the weekend can be viewed here: Swim England 2017 Strategy Weekend Presentations.
We have recently been informed by Swim England about some updates to the Time to Listen training for Welfare Officers. They have confirmed that this can be considered “one off” training and there is no requirement to re-attend the course every 3 years as previously stated. If Welfare Officers wish to attend every 3 years […]
In February 2018, the North East region will be running a number of workshops for coaches, parents / guardians and athletes at the Sunderland Aquatics Centre on a Saturday morning. To date, these will include: Saturday 17th February 2018: Nutritional Foundations for Elite Swimmers delivered by Youth Sport Nutrition (see flyer for more details: Nutritional […]
Post expires at 9:00am on Sunday February 25th, 2018
On Saturday, selected 11 year old swimmers from across the county attended the third and final Northumberland and Durham swimming training camp of 2017. The camp was held at Consett Leisure Centre and during the day, athletes participated in two pool sessions, a land based session and a nutrition workshop. The three camps held throughout […]
Newcastle Swim Team and Darlington Swimming Club are both looking for coaches to join their coaching teams. Both are looking for Age Group coaches to work with their own squad of swimmers. For more information on the roles including details of how to apply, please click here: Job Vacancies. Post expires at 2:52pm on […]
Post expires at 2:52pm on Tuesday February 20th, 2018
Ever wondered what’s involved in Open Water swimming? Swim England have produced a great document for Masters Swimmers around Open Water swimming which answers lot’s of commonly asked questions. The document is free and can be downloaded here: Masters Swimming Open Water FAQ.
Swim England have been reviewing their club membership and have decided to implement some changes which will come into effect in 2018. Renewals submission The introduction of the Online Membership System (OMS) in 2012 streamlined the administration of renewals data. This means that clubs are now submitting their renewals earlier every year. To make sure […]
Results from the 2017 North East Regional Senior / Junior Swimming Championships this weekend in Sheffield can be found here: 2017 Senior / Junior Results. The racing from championship will also be streamed live on our regional Facebook page which can be found by clicking here: North East Region Facebook page. Just a quick reminder that […]
It has recently been brought to our attention that fraudsters are now targeting clubs and that this has now reached swimming clubs. Please do take the time to read and understand this brief article and circulate it to all committee members and other volunteers. CASE 1 Recently a swimming club treasurer received an email purporting […]
At the North East Regional Age Group Championships on the weekend, John was awarded with the Northumberland and Durham’s prestigious Gray in recognition for all he has done for aquatics within the county. He also celebrated his 80th birthday and on Monday evening, the club held a surprise birthday party for him which was attended […]
Following guidance received from the BOA, Swim England have revisited their Overseas Travel Policy to include additional security recommendations. They have also taken this opportunity to review all areas of the policy to ensure it incorporates the best practice elements of the Team Manager training modules and Wavepower to make it a more inclusive policy. […]
Yesterday, a team of 24 swimmers from Northumberland and Durham competed in the National County Team Championships in Sheffield. There were a range of eye-catching individual performances from the team who were competing within Division One, with 6 first place finishes. Gateshead and Whickham’s Ryan Zhao picked up maximum points for the county in both […]
Yesterday, Yorkshire won a competitive staging of Division One of the County Team Championships to lift the title for the 15th time. The White Rose scored 456 points to defend their crown from 12 months ago, with Devon second on 435 and Lancashire third on 423. For the first time since 2002, the top five […]
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