New season fast appoaching

We hope everyone has enjoyed the summer break and is raring to get back for another season on swimming.

Please remember that training commences from Tuesday 1st September.

If you have any questions, please email your coaches.

REMINDER – Club BBQ – Sunday

The club will be hosting our Summer Beach BBQ on Sunday open to all club members. Taking place at Botany Bay (Kingsgate) from 2pm, we hope to have some fun and games. It is a great way to catch up following the summer break and get to know others in the club.

We hope the weather is kind to us and look forward to seeing as many of you there.

Club champs online entry

Thank you to everyone that has entered the club championships using our new online booking system. We have received 176 swimmers entries for the Saturday championships, which is another record number.

Out of this, we have only 16 entries that have been made and not paid for, and these will be followed up this week.

Please note that moving forward we will be expecting swimmers/parents to use the new system, as cash/cheque payments will no longer be acceptable (unless in the event of website issues).  To assist anyone that has experienced troubles, we will be running various demonstrations during upcoming training sessions.

Season 2014/15 – Chairman statement

It has been a fantastic year for achievements and one that has announced the club to the swimming world. With amazing results at the recent British and ASA Nationals, it has brought a close to one of our best ever years.

This year saw our 2nd GB swimmer, Jamie O’Connor, being picked to compete in the Youth Olympics. (We wish our 1st GB swimmer, Katie Latham and her twin sister Alice, the very best as then move on to University.)

Another sign of the development of the club is how well we performed in the team events, with our first ever Kent Junior League win as well as qualifying for the South District Arena League final for the first time and then going one better and making the National B final.

Our first season as a combined club, the improvements have been beyond belief and I would like thank the efforts of the coaching teams and committee for creating a plan that should see the club continue to grow and improve long into the future.

I hope that everyone enjoys the down time during the club break and comes back in September ready to see where we can get next season.

Thank you

Scott

Club beach BBQ

Our annual beach BBQ and games will take place on Sunday 30th August at Botany Bay in Kingsgate.

Open to everyone, it is free to all club members and will commence at 2pm.

We hope to have a number of fun games and a BBQ taking place.

It is a fun event for the whole club to come together.

ASA Nationals

The club has achieved some fantastic results at the recent ASA National Champs.

A week of racing has seen the club collect 14 medals:-

  • Joshua Cowham   GOLD/SILVER
  • Sophie Waller       GOLD/SILVER/SILVER/BRONZE
  • Robin Moon          GOLD/SILVER
  • Elloise Clements   SILVER/BRONZE
  • Jordan Honour      SILVER
  • Ben Evans            BRONZE
  • Alice Latham         BRONZE
  • Girls Relay           SILVER

(Maisie Macartney, Robyn Moon, Elloise Clements, Hannah Denny)

We also had multiple other finalist swims

The team also included excellent swims from Kieran Dale, Olivia Miles, Ben Pond, Conor Lowry, Phil Kearney, Oscar Macartney, Joshua Lewis

ASA Nationals (Day 1)

The club were well represented on day 1 of the ASA Nationals with some great swims:-

  • Robyn Moon – 200m freestyle
  • Kieran Dale – 400m IM
  • Jordan Honour – 400m IM
  • Boys 17+ relay
  • Girls 14 – 16 relay

With excellent swims, Jordan, Robyn and the Girls relay took SILVER medals and Joshua claimed GOLD!

Roll on day 2

Social committee members

The clubs social committee are looking for new recruits.

Helping to organise fun social events, such as club BBQ and theme park trips etc.

Please email thanetsc@live.co.uk if you are willing to help out.

Launching the TYR deal

With our TYR deal starting in the new season, the club, TYR and Simply Swim are pleased to be hosting a showcase event on the 3rd September at Hartsdown Leisure Centre.

Starting at 4.30pm through to 7.30pm, we will be launching:-

  1. the new special club prices for TYR kit
  2. a new club warm up/team event costumes
  3. the club TYR bag
  4. the new ordering system

At the same event we will have our club embroiderer present who will be able to embroider and heat press the club kit.

Simply swim will be bringing along all the new items plus an array of training gear (goggles, hand paddles, floats etc) for you to buy at our fantastic rates. There may even be some freebies given out.

This will be a great opportunity for swimmers to buy there new season kit and save money.

British Nationals

The club has achieved some fantastic results at the recent British Summer Champs.

A week of racing has seen the club collect 8 medals:-

Maisie Macartney   GOLD/SILVER/SILVER

Max Jameson       SILVER/SILVER

Katie Latham       SILVER/SILVER/BRONZE

Other finalist swims came from Ben Evans and Alex Boyd

The team also included excellent swims from Alice Latham, Robyn Moon, Sam Crabtree, Hannah Denny, Kyri Papa-Adams and the boys relay (Oscar Macartney, Sam Crabtree, Joshua Lewis and Alex Boyd)


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