Archive for 2021

Devon County Masters Meet

Devon County Masters Meet

Posted by Swim England South West on July 28th 2021

The Devon County Masters Open Meet is taking place on 5 September 2021 in Plymouth.

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Festival of Swimming South West (Somerset, Dorset, Gloucester & Wiltshire 50m) 24th and 25th July 2021

Posted by Swim England South West on July 2nd 2021

Licence Number 1SW210159 Full entry details are now available for Dorset Gloucester Somerset and Wiltshire Festival of Swimming which is due to be held at Millfield on the weekend of 24th and 25th July 2021

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National Para-Swimming Engagement Day (on line via Zoom) Saturday 10th July 2021

Posted by Swim England South West on June 25th 2021

A Day with Dave We are delighted to be able to offer another in our series of Para-Swimming National Pathway Engagement days on Saturday 10th July. The day will be slightly different than before but we hope as many swimmers who attend Regional Training can attend as possible as it should be fun, interactive and informative. The swimmers will join those that are on the England Para-Swimming Talent Programme for a ‘Day with Dave’, for a workshop and land session. Dave Hill is a 2 x Paralympian in Swimming & Triathlon, a World & European Medallist, British Champion, Team GB's Youngest Athlete at the Athens 2004 Paralympics and a Top 10 Finisher in the Rio-de-Janerio 2016 Paralympic Games. Dave will discuss his career as a Para-athlete across two sports and now as a coach. He will highlight the areas that he found really useful in his development and what influenced his success. There will also be a Q&A session, so do think of questions that you think will help you. Dave will also lead athletes through a land session. Following a short break, there will be a workshop for coaches, where Dave will cover what he learnt as an athlete and a coach, what he wanted from a coach and what his influenced his coaching principles.

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Festival of Swimming South West (Devon & Cornwall 50m) 24th and 25th July 2021

Posted by Swim England South West on June 11th 2021

Licence Number 1SW210158 Full entry details are now available

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City of Bristol are Recruiting a Head Coach to Lead the Artistic Swimming Section.

City of Bristol are Recruiting a Head Coach to Lead the Artistic Swimming Section.

Posted by Swim England South West on June 9th 2021

City of Bristol Swimming Club (COB) is looking to appoint a Head Coach to lead the Artistic Swimming section of the club. City of Bristol Swimming Club prides itself on of offering a performance programme for National and International level Artistic Swimming athletes as well as a providing a high-quality community club offer for all its swimmers. The club is centered around the modern 50m pool facility at Hengrove Park Leisure Centre to provide an excellent environment for artistic swim training.

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National Volunteers Week - Day 4

National Volunteers Week - Day 4

Posted by Swim England South West on June 4th 2021

Today is day 4 of National Volunteers week. Each day this week we would like to showcase and say thanks to a different volunteer in the Region for their commitment and contribution to volunteering. Today we are hearing from our Long Serving Volunteer, Robert Margetts.

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National Volunteers Week - Day 3

National Volunteers Week - Day 3

Posted by Swim England South West on June 3rd 2021

Today is day 3 of National Volunteers week. Each day this week we would like to showcase and say thanks to a different volunteer in the Region for their commitment and contribution to volunteering. Today we are hearing from our Volunteer Champion, Sue Dors

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National Volunteers Week - Day 2

National Volunteers Week - Day 2

Posted by Swim England South West on June 2nd 2021

Today is day 2 of National Volunteers week. Each day this week we would like to showcase and say thanks to a different volunteer in the Region for their commitment and contribution to volunteering. Today we are hearing from our Youth Advisory Panel Members, Angharad Laraman and Emma Moore.

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National Volunteers Week - Day 1

National Volunteers Week - Day 1

Posted by Swim England South West on June 1st 2021

Today is day 1 of National Volunteers week. Each day this week we would like to showcase and say thanks to a different volunteer in the Region for their commitment and contribution to volunteering. Today we are hearing from our Regional President, Roger Downing.

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Swim England Requirements for Officials at Competitions

Swim England Requirements for Officials at Competitions

Posted by Swim England South West on May 26th 2021

Swim England have recently released a document which details the Officials that are required at each of the different levels of Open Meet.

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Officials Secretary Reports on her time at the British Swimming Selection Trials

Officials Secretary Reports on her time at the British Swimming Selection Trials

Posted by Swim England South West on May 25th 2021

Nicky Vause our South West Officials Secretary reports on her time Officiating recently at the British Swimming Selection Trails which were held on 14th to 18th April 2021 at the London Aquatics Centre.

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Officials Represent the South West at The British Para-Swimming International meet

Officials Represent the South West at The British Para-Swimming International meet

Posted by Swim England South West on May 25th 2021

Over the weekend of 8-11 April 2021,this meet was held at Ponds Forge International Sports Centre in Sheffield. The event incorporated the opening event of the World Para Swimming World Series and Britain's Paralympic trial meet.

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Water Polo Regional Training Academy Success

Water Polo Regional Training Academy Success

Posted by Swim England South West on May 25th 2021

Over 100 under-18 water polo players attended the two sessions of the South West's Regional Water Polo Academy at Millfield, working on a programme following the syllabus set by national coaches. An enjoyable day was had by all and it was great to be back in the pool. 

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SWR Pathway Camps

SWR Pathway Camps

Posted by Swim England South West on May 18th 2021

We are pleased to offer the opportunity to attend a Virtual Pathway Camp to all 12 yr old CAT 2 swimmers to be held on Saturday 5th June 2021

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SAVE THE DATE - South West Festival of Swimming

SAVE THE DATE - South West Festival of Swimming

Posted by Swim England South West on May 11th 2021

The South West Region are pleased to announce we will be running a Festival of Swimming on 24th and 25th July 2021.

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CALLING ALL MASTERS SWIMMERS

Posted by Swim England South West on April 22nd 2021

The Masters Working Group Chair, Jeroen Peters, has organised a 'Townhall Meeting' for Masters swimmers on 6 May starting at 7 pm

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Dursley Dolphins are Seeking a Head Coach

Dursley Dolphins are Seeking a Head Coach

Posted by Swim England South West on April 21st 2021

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a head coach to join Dursley Dolphins Swimming Club. We are a small and friendly swimming club with big aspirations. We compete in Cotswold League, open meets in the region, and county competitions. We have a vacancy due to our current head coach relocating.

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South West Officials Survey

South West Officials Survey

Posted by Swim England South West on March 31st 2021

We recently launched an Officials Survey which was sent out to over 1000 registered Officials in the South West.  The purpose of this survey was to gain an understanding of the current position Officials in the South West are in. 

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Regional Swimming Vacancies

Regional Swimming Vacancies

Posted by Swim England South West on March 31st 2021

We are currently looking to recruit into a couple roles within the Swimming Section. These are the roles of Regional Meet Organiser and Swimming Manager. 

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New SW Youth Advisory Panel

New SW Youth Advisory Panel

Posted by Swim England South West on March 30th 2021

The Swim England South West Region is looking for a keen group of six to eight young volunteers between the ages of 15-20 who are prepared to speak out about key issues or ideas they might have about their sport, volunteering or their club. The key purpose of this panel is to bring together young people from different aquatic disciplines and backgrounds to provide a youth voice for the South West Region.

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Dorset ASA 90th Anniversary

Dorset ASA 90th Anniversary

Posted by Swim England South West on March 29th 2021

Congratulations to Dorset ASA who have reached their 90th Anniversary.

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Bradford-On-Avon Swimming Coach

Bradford-On-Avon Swimming Coach

Posted by Swim England South West on March 22nd 2021

Bradford on Avon Amateur Swimming Club is recruiting for additional coaching staff! Are you a passionate and enthusiastic Level 2 swim coach looking for your next opportunity? Join our team and help drive our club forward in the next stage of its competitive journey.

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Bristol Penguins Swimming Coach/Teacher Advert

Bristol Penguins Swimming Coach/Teacher Advert

Posted by Swim England South West on March 22nd 2021

Bristol Penguin Olympic Swimming Club (Penguins) is looking to appoint a swimming coach or teacher to add to our coaching team.

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Swim England Foundation Coach Conference

Swim England Foundation Coach Conference

Posted by Swim England South West on March 16th 2021

Open to coaches and teachers, the conference will feature the chance to quiz elite athletes who will share their club experiences, top tips for attracting and retaining new members and working with parents in sport.

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Tiverton Swimming Club are Looking for a New Head Coach

Tiverton Swimming Club are Looking for a New Head Coach

Posted by Swim England South West on February 22nd 2021

This is an ideal opportunity for a level 2 or level 3 qualified Swim Coach who would like to join our coaching team and direct our swim program from 1st July. Tiverton swimming club is a family-friendly competitive swimming club based in Mid Devon, with swimmers ranging from 5 years up to a successful Masters squad.

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Swimathon Foundation Funding

Swimathon Foundation Funding

Posted by Swim England South West on February 2nd 2021

Swim England affiliated clubs are encouraged to apply for the Swimathon Foundations new round of funding which is now available.

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2021 National Para Swimming Engagement Day

2021 National Para Swimming Engagement Day

Posted by Swim England South West on January 27th 2021

This is a national day which will be held on Zoom on Sunday 7th February for athletes, club administrators and coaches. 

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2020 Annual Report

2020 Annual Report

Posted by Swim England South West on January 19th 2021

The complete 2020 Annual Report is now available to view.

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Notice of SGM

Notice of SGM

Posted by Swim England South West on January 18th 2021

The Swim England South West Region SGM regarding the resolution for incorporation will take place on 21st March at 2pm on Zoom. Invitations will be sent out to all relevant members in due course.

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