Age Group Regionals

In action this bank holiday weekend at Corby International Pool are; James Wright, Leah Burgin-Rawson, Lewis Brown and Tegan Hulme. The swimmers are racing in the East Midlands Age Group Championships, and will be racing in a range of events during the competition.

This is the first time that James and Tegan have achieved Midland qualifications, and the second season for Leah and Lewis. Good luck to you all – enjoy & swim fast

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Bank Holiday Closure

A reminder that there is no training on the below dates due to the Bank Holiday:

Saturday 29th April 2017

Sunday 30th April 2017

Monday 1st May 2017

Training will recommence on Tuesday 2nd May 2017

Level 1 Swim Meet

Hi all,

The Derbyshire ASA have given the club swimmers a great chance to enter a Level 1 swim meet in a Long Course competition at Ponds Forge on the 20th and 21st May.

Please note those swimmers who have been asked to swim in the Diddy League should treat that as a priority over the evening session on the 20th May.

Please find a link to entry form below. Please note you must have achieved a registered ASA qualifying time within the criteria documented.

Please return entries to Rob by the 4th May.

This is a great opportunity to gain experience competing in a high level of competition.

The link to the meet pack:

http://www.derventioexcel.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2016/11/DX-1st-May-Open-Meet-entry-pack.pdf?

Please contact Rob with any queries.

Club Colour Gala

Hi all swimmers and parents,

As you may know we are holding a Club Colour Gala on the 7th May, where we can practice our skills and show the coaches what we can do. We will also be giving you the opportunity to guess how many sweets are in the jar and buy our deliciously, delightful cakes – so bring your pennies and fill your boots!

Looking forward to seeing you there Eja and Erin….

Web Result Updates

Hi all, the following items have been updated on the website;

Full coaches report for Stoke Open Meet in the results section

All individual times for swimmers at Stoke Open Meet in the Members Section

Thanks to Rob for compiling the above.

Bank Holiday Closure

There will be no training on the following dates due to the Bank Holiday closure:

Saturday 15th April 2017

Sunday 16th April 2017

Monday 18th April 2017

Training will recommence on Tuesday 19th April 2017.

 

In addition, the following closures are also in place due to the Bank Holiday:

Saturday 29th April 2017

Sunday 30th April 2017

Monday 1st May 2017

Training will recommence on Tuesday 2nd May 2017.

COSACCS Open Meet

On the 1st & 2nd April, Ilkeston swimmers attended the City of Stoke Open meet entering various events over the course of the weekend. Swimmers were posting some fast times in a very humid leisure centre and were also racing against some different competitors.

In session one there were a total of 13 pbs swimming faster than the entry time in that session. A total of ten top six placings and the following medallists’ were as follows. Gold medals; Eja Coe (50m Butterfly, 100m Breaststroke and 100m Backstroke). Bronze medals; Eja Coe (200m Freestyle), James Wright (50m Freestyle), Erica Beharall (100m Breaststroke), James Wright (100m Butterfly).

Session two after the lunch break provided much more of the same quality racing and fast swimming. A total of 9 pbs from 12 races, and seven of those races were top six finishes. Gold for Eja in the 100m Butterfly, and Bronze for; James in the 200m Freestyle and 100m Freestyle, Eve Beharall in the 100m Butterfly, and Erica Beharall in the 100m Butterfly.

Sunday – session three; the were 12 pbs during the morning events and a total of 7 top six placings. Gold medal from James (400m Freestyle). Silver medal from Erica Beharall (50m Breaststroke). Bronze medals from Erin Pickard (200m Individual Medley & 100m Freestyle), and James Wright (100m Individual Medley).

Session four; a total of 7 pbs during the afternoon with 7 top six placings. Gold for Erin Pickard (200m Backstroke). Silver for James Wright (200m Individual Medley) and also bronze in the (50m Breaststroke).

Well done swimmers, and thanks to Isobel, Liv, Kate, Jake and Leeann for their support on poolside during the weekend event.