Swim England President visits Dorset Championships

  

Swim England President Richard Whitehead was a welcome visitor to this year’s Dorset County Championships where four County Records were broken during the first weekend and ten new Competition Best Times set in the age groups records over the five…

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South West School of Swimming Development

  

The annual South West School of Swimming Development residential course is to take place at Bryanston School in Blandford from 12-18 August 2018. The course is open to swimmers 11 years of age and over at 31 December 2018 and…

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South West Regional Volunteer of the Month Award

  

In support of the National Volunteers week Swim England South West has introduced the Volunteer of the Month award to recognise and promote the hard work and dedication our volunteers provide within aquatics clubs in the South West. The award can be presented…

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Success at Swim England National Awards 2017

  

The Swim England National Awards were held in the Great Hall of the University of Birmingham on Saturday 11 November. The event recognises the achievements and contributions of individuals and organisations from all areas of aquatics, and this year resulted…

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New European Masters record for David Hembrow

  

Littledown Masters’ David Hembrow has become a European Masters record holder after knocking more than half a minute off the previous European 70-74 years record set in 2009 by another British swimmer, Geoff Stokes. The 70 year old veteran of…

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2018 Affiliation Fees

  

Membership fees for 2018 have now been confirmed by our national and regional governing bodies. Swim England affiliation fees are Category 1 £9.10, Category 2 £26.40 and Category 3 £5.20. Affiliation fees for the  Swim England South West Region have…

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South West Regional Water Polo Academy trials

  

Following the demise of the centralised England Talent, the regional Water Polo Committee will continue to run an elite training pathway on behalf of Swim England via the South West Regional Water Polo Academy. The sessions will be used to…

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2017 Dorset Inter-County team announced

  

The Dorset team for the 2017 National Inter-County Team Competition has been  announced as follows. Bournemouth Collegiate: Claudia Ashford, Alex Bryant, Ella Chown, Honor Davies, Alex Palotai-Avella, Charlotte James, Ben Samuel, Christian Tai, Finn Trehane, Kayla van der Merwe. Clayesmore: Rebecca…

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Pathway to Podium

  

A revamped Talent Pathway booklet has been published which outlines Swim England plans to provide a clear route for development for swimmers aged from 11 years to international level. At the starting point are County Associations which have been asked to…

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