SW Regional Championships 2023
Congratulations to Nia and Phoebe who competed at the Regionals in Plymouth, unfortunately Morgan has to withdraw due to injury.
Nia competed in 9 events – 50, 100 and 200 Breaststroke, 50, 100 and 200 Butterfly, 200 and 400 IM and 800 Freestyle. Nia achieved a finals place in the 200 Butterfly and long course PB’s in her 50m and 200m Breaststroke and her 800m Freestyle.
Phoebe swam in the 50m Freestyle, Backstroke and Butterfly. Well done to both of you.
Cinderford Club Championships 2023
We are arranging this years Championships for swimmers in all groups and of all ages and abilities to be held at Monmouth School Sports Centre with races on the evenings of Saturday 11th, Sunday 12th and Sunday 19th November – so please save these dates in your diary.
The presentation evening is to be on Saturday 25th November at Oaklands in Cinderford.
Junior League Gala at Monmouth on 13 May
The latest Junior League Gala gave some different younger swimmers the opportunity of competing. We hosted the gala at Monmouth School Sports Centre and are grateful to all the volunteers on the night.
Well done to all the swimmers taking part, the final scores were Cirencester 144, Cinderford 137 and Gloucester 129 points. The next gala is at Cheltenham pool hosted by Tewkesbury on 10th June.
Land Training for County Squads
We are running sessions of Land Training for County Squad with Frazer starting on Wednesday 3 May at 6.00pm for 12 weeks with the last session on 19th July. Please make sure you are suitably attired and have plenty of water. Good luck all.
Bank Holiday Monday
Please note there will be no Swimming Club on Bank Holiday Monday 29th May. All other sessions are as normal.
Cotswold League Final 22 April 2023
Well done to all who swam for us in the 4 rounds of the Cotswold League, we are very proud of all your achievements. We hosted the finals at Pontypool and thank you to all our volunteers and officials who helped and to all the officials from the visiting Clubs.
In a very, very close and exciting final the top spot fluctuated between the teams with the final points: Bristol North 195, Brockworth 192, Wells 191 Cinderford 185, Bristol Penguins 175 and Tident 162. Well done to everyone.
Volunteers Thank You Evening
We held a social evening on Tuesday 18 April to thank all our volunteers who help at the Club. From the coaches poolside to the people selling raffle tickets and everyone in between, you are all important as the Club could not run without you. So thank you, thank you, thank you.
Junior League gala at Cirencester on 15 April 2023
Well done to all the swimmers who took part in the first Junior League gala, we were very impressed with you all. The team comprised of many of our younger and less experienced swimmers who showed great promise and commitment.
The final points were Cirencester 147, Cinderford 115, Gloucester 109 and Tewkesbury 102 points
Time Trials 24th and 27th March
Well done to EVERYONE who took part in 2 days of races, you all did brilliantly from Teaching group swimmers in their first race impressing us all with their ability, to the great spirit and competitiveness in the team races among the squad swimmers. We hope you all enjoyed the experience and look forward to repeating it in the summer.
Thank you to everyone who volunteered to help on these days, as always we cannot hold such events without you. If anyone else is interested in helping out in the future, please speak to Pam.
Junior League Galas with Gloucester City, Tewkesbury and Cirencester Swimming Clubs
This is an exciting new venture this year and will consist of swimmers aged 14 years and under from Gloucester City, Tewkesbury, Cinderford and Cirencester Swimming Clubs. There will be 4 galas, one in April, May, June and July with each Club hosting a gala.
The aims is to provide a relaxed and healthy competitive environment for developing swimmers and improve support and networking across clubs in the north of the County.
The first 3 galas will be swum as individual events with each programme being slightly different and the final gala as relays only. The dates and venues are on our calendar.