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Weston Super Mare Easter Open Meet

Weston Super Mare Easter Open Meet

Posted by Swim England South West on January 18th 2018

Come and join us at Hutton Moor Leisure Centre for a low level Open Meet, making it a great start to the School Easter Holiday break

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Presentation to the Swim England South West Coach of the Year

Presentation to the Swim England South West Coach of the Year

Posted by Swim England South West on January 18th 2018

On Sunday 14th January Sue Dors Presented John Spicer with his Coach of the Year Award. Congratulations John.

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Vacancy: City of Bristol Head Coach

Vacancy: City of Bristol Head Coach

Posted by Swim England South West on January 17th 2018

City of Bristol are looking to recruit a Head Coach.

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Applications for Regional Coaches and Team Managers

Applications for Regional Coaches and Team Managers

Posted by Swim England South West on January 17th 2018

ATTENTION to all coaches and Team Managers in the South West. We are recruiting for our Talent Pathway programme and welcome applications for Head Coach, Skills Coaches, Lead Team Manager and Assistant Team Managers.

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British Blind Sport 'See My Voice'

British Blind Sport 'See My Voice'

Posted by Swim England South West on January 12th 2018

See My Voice’ is a 3 year project encouraging young people (aged 11-18 years) with a visual impairment to find and access local sports volunteering roles delivering social action. With our support, we aim to provide our Young Leaders with fun and meaningful volunteering experiences that will develop invaluable leadership skills and increase confidence enhancing their future prospects. Our project officer will work with 35 young leaders annually. Throughout the project we will share project learning with our partners in order to shape their policy and increase accessibility and inclusion for people with disabilities in sport for the future.

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Wesport is seeking new Trustees

Wesport is seeking new Trustees

Posted by Swim England South West on January 12th 2018

Wesport are now recruiting for new non-executive independent Trustees to join the Wesport Trust Board. The Trustees are responsible for the overall governance of Wesport and setting the strategic direction of the organisation.

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17th Royal Navy Open Masters Meet

17th Royal Navy Open Masters Meet

Posted by Swim England South West on January 12th 2018

The 17th Royal Navy Open Masters Meet will take place at Millfield School, Somerset on Sunday 4th March 2018. The event will be swum short course in the 8 lane 25m competition pool with full electronic timing. A second 25m will be available for use as a continuous warm-up/warm-down facility throughout the competition. Free parking will be available at the venue.

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Swimathon Swim Club Challenge

Swimathon Swim Club Challenge

Posted by Swim England South West on January 12th 2018

Swimathon, the world’s biggest fundraising swim, returns once again in 2018. Over the years, Swimathon’s mission of uniting swimmers around challenges and fundraising has prompted more than 700,000 swimmers to take part at their local pool and raised more than £48 million for charitable causes. Swimathon 2018 will be returning for 2018 and will take place from Friday, April 27 – Sunday, April 29. This year, we are providing the opportunity for your Swim Club to showcase your training and compete together or against each other. On top of building team cohesion, you will be raising money for the joint charity partners of Swimathon 2018, Cancer Research UK and Marie Curie.

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Clarification of Synchronised Swimming

Clarification of Synchronised Swimming

Posted by Swim England South West on January 11th 2018

At the FINA Congress in July 2017 it was announced that there would be a change of name for Synchronised Swimming to Artistic Swimming. The Region accepts this however will remain to operate under the name of Synchronised Swimming until Swim England implement the change nationally.

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Need help writing your club risk assessments?

Need help writing your club risk assessments?

Posted by Swim England South West on January 11th 2018

The South West Region have put together this handy guide to help clubs when conducting risk assessments. In the document you will find advice and guidance along with examples, templates and frequently asked questions.

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