Website updates

We are currently in the process of updating the website to make it easier to find important information, and simpler to navigate round.

Look out for new sections on volunteering and other updates over the next few weeks.

Christmas Break 2018

Squads

The last squad session before the Christmas break will be on Thursday 20th December, returning on Thursday 3rd January 2019.

There is long course training on Saturday 22nd. Full details available here www.seaclosesc.co.uk/wp/index.php/long-course-training/, and if you want to attend please confirm with Val.

Lessons

The final lesson for this block this year is the 15/16 December, returning on the weekend of 5/6 January.

2018 Club Champs Results

All champs results for Seaclose Swimming Club will be available from this page when sessions are complete.

Session 1 – Sunday 28th October – 1500 Freestyle, well done all swimmers.

Session 2 – Saturday 3rd November – 50 Back, 100 Free, 200 IM, 50 Breast, 100 Fly.

Session 3 – Sunday 4th_November – 50 Free, 100 Back, 200 Free, 50 Fly, 100 Breast.

Session 4 – Tuesday_6th_November – 200 Backstroke, 100 I.M, 200 Fly

Session_5_Friday 9th_November – 400 Free, 400 I.M.

Session_6 -Sunday 11th_November  – 200 Breast, 800 Free

Great swims by all Seaclose swimmers, with over 200 PB’s for swimmers across the sessions.

Sessions during Medina Leisure Centre Closure – Updated

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.

Available Sessions

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.

Additionally

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.

 

 

 

 

September sessions – 1st to 10th Sept

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.

Summer Break 2018

As we come into the Summer break please take note of the following dates. 

Lessons

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.

Squads

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.

Isle of Wight Festival 2018 arrangements

Whilst the Isle of Wight Festival is on this coming weekend Medina Leisure centre will be closed.

The last session before the festival will be on Thursday am (21st) and starts again on Tuesday (26th)

There will be no training Friday night, and no squads or lessons on Saturday or Sunday.

On Thursday morning the festival traffic arrangements will be in place so you can only get to the pool from the Wootton direction  – https://www.iow.gov.uk/documentlibrary/download/isle-of-wight-festival-traffic-plan-map-2018 

Dates for the diary – 2018

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

Club Champs
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