British Swimming News on Twitter


Test footer
This area does not yet contain any content.
Calendar

Swimming at Warrington Swimming & Water Polo Club

For more information or questions about swimming call 07864 629920

The Warrington Swimming and Water Polo Club aims to teach swimming in a safe, child friendly environment, to develop children’s water skills and introduce them to appropriate development and competitive pathways, including young people volunteering in sport, so that swimming and its other disciplines provides a life-long skill that is fun and supports a healthy lifestyle.

Where we train?

Our swimming sessions are held at Orford Jubilee Park, on Jubilee Way, Warrington (behind the new Decathalon store) with the exception of the Friday night session which is to be held at Woolston Leisure Centre  whilst Great Sankey is being refurbished.

For forthcoming galas and club events Click here

  • Sunday 8am-9am
  • Tuesday 7pm—8pm
  • Thursday 7pm—8:30pm 
  • Friday 7pm—9.00pm (at Woolston Leisure Centre)

Latest Swimming News

                                                   MEMBERSHIP 2018

Our new online Membership system has been launched. Please logon and complete the details for you and your family as soon as possible. If you need any help then please contact the Membership Secretary.  

 

Friday
Jun152018

Upcoming Swim Clinics: Starts , Turns and Underwater Kick

Skills4Podium are running a STARTS, TURNS & UNDERWATER KICK DEVELOPMENT CAMP at Moreton Hall School, Oswestry, on Saturday 28 July 2018.

Learn how to make real improvements in your race performance in a focussed environment. Essential race skills of starting and turning will be developed with progressive drills and race simulation.

Moreton Hall is equipped with Olympic standard starting blocks and anti-wave lane lines. Skills4Podium also has access to the Backstroke Ledge.

If you would like further information please contact Paul Remmonds on paulremmonds1958@gmail.com or 07867 116 607 or please visit www.skills4podium.com for further details or see flyer here

Thursday
May102018

Interested in Open Water Swimming?

Open Water Events

As the open water season has now officially started, Swim England North West have arranged a varied line up of events. We thought we would share with you all the Open Water sessions that we have available this Spring/Summer for both swimmers & coaches.

  • Swim England North West are pleased to announce “Introduction to Open Water – Skills Sessions” for those new to the sport of Open Water on the 2nd & 9th June 2018, at Helly Hansen Water Sports Centre in Salford Quays.

All swimmers must be aged between 12 and 16 and be a member of Swim England. The session will incorporate both theory and practical sessions and include the open water environment, a safety briefing and  acclimatisation.

Details and booking can be found on the links below:

https://swimnorthwest.org/event-course/senw-introduction-to-open-water-skills-session/

https://swimnorthwest.org/event-course/senw-introduction-to-open-water-skills-session-2/

  • Swim England North West are hosting Open Water Development Days for swimmers aged 12-16 years of age  on 3rd & 10th June 2018,  at Helly Hansen Water Sports Centre in Salford Quays.  This will be by invitation only based from the 800m and 1500m rankings following the Regional Championships which finish at the end of May. The day will include two open water sessions, land training and nutrition for distance athletes.

https://swimnorthwest.org/event-course/senw-open-water-development-day/

https://swimnorthwest.org/event-course/senw-open-water-development-day-2/

  • Swim England North West and North East Open Water Festival  is being held on 16th June 2018, at Helly Hansen Water Sport Centre in Salford Quays, which will also incorporate masters and county championships for Cheshire and Lancashire. Don’t forget to send your entries in before the closing date 4th June 2018. Click the link below to download the entry form.

https://swimnorthwest.org/event-course/senw-and-sene-open-water-festival-2018/

  • Are you currently a level 2 Teacher/Coach and interested in gaining an open water qualification? Institute of Swimming  are offering the Level 2 Award in British Open Water Swimming (QCF) which allows current Swimming Coaches, Teachers or Triathlon Coaches to build on their current skills and acquire specialist knowledge in delivering open water swimming sessions. This level 2 award is backed by all four British national governing bodies for swimming; Swim England, Swim Wales, Swim Ireland, and Scottish Swimming. Further details are available on the link below:

http://www.swimming.org/ios/coaching-open-water-swimming/

  • Finally Swim England are hosting an Open Water Forum which is a free to attend on Thursday 17th May at Sports Park in Loughborough.

http://www.swimming.org/swimengland/sign-up-to-our-open-water-forum/

Please click on each of the links provided for further information or how to book onto each event. If you require any further information then please do not hesitate to contact us don’t hesitate to ask.

Wendy McNeil

Regional Club Co-ordinator

 

M 07972831850

E wendy.mcneil@swimming.org

Wednesday
May022018

Kendal Mint Gala Saturday 23rd June

Details of the upcoming Kendal Mint gala  can be found here. If you wish to enter then please speak to your coach.

Kendal Mint Gala Details

Friday
Apr202018

Whitsun Swim Clinics

Turning Potential into Performance
The coaching team led by GB international swimming coach Paul Remmonds will guide swimmers through skills, drills and practices that have helped to produce a World Champion, Olympians, European and Commonwealth finalists.

Moreton Hall School, Oswestry
Tuesday 29 May (am) | Breaststroke Master Class
Wednesday 30 May (am) | Freestyle Master Class

Merchant Taylors’ School, Crosby, Liverpool
Thursday 31 May (am) | Butterfly Master Class
Thursday 31 May (pm) | Backstroke Master Class

For further details click here or please visit: www.skills4podium.com

Thursday
Mar292018

Easter Closures

Easter Closures Swimming and Water Polo

There will be no swimming or water polo training over the Easter weekend

March

 

 

Friday

30

No swim training bank holiday Woolston

Saturday

31

No water polo training due to Easter Orford

April

 

 

Sunday

1

No swim training due to Easter Orford

Monday

2

No water polo training bank holiday Lymm