We have secured two lanes of long course training on the 6th October, 24th November and 22nd December at Portsmouth. Training time on each day will be 7.25pm-8.45pm.
Sessions will be open for Pre-Senior, Senior and Masters swimmers initially with Juniors of there is space to.
The club is covering the cost of the pool hire and if attending swimmers will need to make their own way to the pool.
If you want to attend please confirm with Val.
The club are arranging sessions where possible whilst Medina Leisure centre is closed.
To be able to run sessions we need to confirm availability of coaches, lifeguards and available pool time. We are able to confirm the sessions below and will add more where possible. With limited availability all squads can attend all sessions below.
West Wight swimming club have kindly agreed we can attend some of their sessions – if you do attend please remember to listen to the coaches an that you may be sharing a lane with more people than normal.
Saturday 22nd September at The Heights. 6.30-8.00am.
Saturday 29th September at The Heights. 6.30-8.00am.
Saturday 6th October at The Heights. 7.00-8.30am. (Provisional in the case Medina Leisure centre is not back open)
Tuesday evenings through the closure. 6.30pm to 8.30pm at West Wight Leisure Centre.
Friday 21st September at West Wight Leisure Centre 6.30-8.30pm.
Friday 28th September at West Wight Leisure Centre 6.30-8.30pm.
For Senior and Pre-Senior Swimmers Ryde Swimming Club have sessions on Wednesday evenings at 8-9pm, and Fridays 7.30-8.30pm. Swimmers will need to pay £2 per session if attending please.
Some Sunday evening sessions will be running – this is waiting on confirmation of pool times before we can confirm.
Round 3 of the Rother League has been confirmed for Saturday 15th September.
Team sheet can be downloaded here – Round 3 Team Sheet 2018.
We need to take officials as well as swimmers / coaches so if you can referee or timekeep please let us know.
Confirmation of attendance to firstname.lastname@example.org please.
The following sessions will take place in the week before Medina Pool closes for the plant room work:
Saturday 1st am 6.30-8.30
Sunday 2nd Evening 17.00-19.00
Tuesday 4th 6.00-7.30 & 19.00-20.00 (Juniors) / 19.00-21.00 (Seniors)
Wednesday 5th 6.00-7.30
Thursday 6th 6.00-7.30
Friday 7th 19.00-21.00 (until 20.00 for Juniors)
Saturday 8th am 6.30 – 8.30
Sunday 9th evening 17.00-19.00
There will be NO junior squad training on Sunday AM. Swimmers are encouraged to attend on Saturday AM instead.
Details for sessions whilst Medina pool is shut are still being confirmed.
As we come into the Summer break please take note of the following dates.
Lessons finish the weekend of 21/22 July. These will return after the summer break on the weekend of 13th/14th October and when the planned works at Medina Leisure centre are completed. All swimmers will be contacted nearer the time confirming times / dates of the first week back.
Squad sessions will continue until Sunday 29th July.
There will be training on the mornings of Wednesdays 15th, 22nd and 29th August.
Training will start again on Saturday 1st September through to the pool closure on September 10th.
With Medina pool closed from 10th September for three weeks alternative sessions will be arranged during this month. Please keep an eye on Facebook and the website for updates.
Val will be coordinating entries for the following open meets – all information to be provided by the specified dates via email@example.com
Sept 22nd/23rd Hampshire County Open/junior meet L2 see qualifying times http://www.swimmeets.org
. Closing date to firstname.lastname@example.org by Sun 9th Sept
Sept 29th James Moreno Southampton L2 Home – City of Southampton Swimming Club
closing date to Val via email@example.com by 5th September
however this is popular so the sooner the better for entries.
Oct 7th Rushmoor Royals L3 SC meet https://uk.teamunify.com
closing date to firstname.lastname@example.org by 16th September
The Isle of Wight Champs will take place on Sunday 8th July and Sunday 15th July 2018.
Entry form for Seaclose Swimmers can be downloaded here.
Closing date for entries is Friday 29th June.
Please pay for entries via bank transfer.
Further details will follow but the provisional dates for this years events are:
Rother League Galas
Saturday 9th June, Saturday 23rd June, Saturday 15th September (final round tbc)
Isle of Wight Champs
Sunday 8th and Sunday 15th July
Sunday 28th October, Saturday 3rd November, Sunday 4th, Tuesday 6th, Friday 9th and Sunday 11th November
Isle of Wight Sprints
Sunday 9th and Sunday 16th December
Over the easter period there will be no swimming on the following dates:
No lessons on easter weekend – 31st March or 1st April. Lessons are on as normal the following weekend, 7th/8th April.
There will be NO squad sessions from Good Friday (30th) through to Friday 6th inclusive. Squads will start again as normal on Saturday 7th April.
This includes morning and evening sessions.
Happy Christmas from everyone at the swimming club.
Have a good break and see you for training / lessons after Christmas.
The Annual Awards night is Friday 12th January – keep the date free! Full details to follow shortly.