A SWIMMING coach caused a stir for a small community club, increasing numbers and helping to keep them afloat during the lean season for the pandemic. Anya Francis’ dedication as a volunteer at the Hetton Amateur Swimming Club, in Hetton-le-Hole, earned her “surprise” recognition in the Queen’s New Year’s Honors.
A SWIMMING coach has caused a stir at a small community club, increasing membership and helping to keep it afloat during the lean times of the pandemic. Anya Francis’ dedication as a volunteer at the Hetton Amateur Swimming Club, Hetton-le-Hole, earned her ‘surprise’ recognition in the Queen’s New Year Honours.
While the swimmers of the Maxwell Swim Club enjoy a well-deserved festive break, the club, which trains in Aylesbury and Buckingham, expects a great year 2022. One of its swimmers, Poppy Baybutt, has qualified for the Commonwealth Games selection trials and the club are hoping for further qualifying ahead of
The THIRSK White Horse swim team has seen fantastic accomplishments from its swimmers throughout 2021. While the swimming pool at the Thirsk and Sowerby Leisure Center was closed for the center to be refurbished, the club’s swimmers continued to train hard at various pools in the area, who found time
Members of a West Lothian swimming club have done their bit for the community by donating to an organization that helps provide children with everything they need for school. Swim-IT has collected a number of items which have been donated to The School Bank West Lothian, who say they have
The Halifax Synchronized Swimming Club, whose members say they risk losing their club if the pool goes as currently planned, have won the 2021 Swim England Artistic Swimming Virtual Combo Cup title in two categories. Team Sapphire, playing to music from around the world, won gold in Division 1 for
The Halifax Synchronized Swimming Club, whose members say they risk losing their club if the pool goes as currently planned, have won the 2021 Swim England Artistic Swimming Virtual Combo Cup title in two categories. Team Sapphire, playing to music from around the world, won Gold in Division 1 for
By Molly Magennis Australia’s first official swimming club dedicated to open water swimming has opened in Williamstown. Melbourne Open Water Swimming was officially launched by Williamstown MP Melissa Horne on December 18, where the club held shows, a raffle and a summer solstice sunset swim to celebrate. Club secretary Jason
Steven Bell Funerals, in Hart Lane, Hartlepool, has donated £165 to help the Hartlepool Swimming Club provide medals, trophies and certificates for its Learn to Swim pupils. Steven Bell said: “Swimming is a very important life skill and with us living so close to the coast it is very important
Coffs Harbor Swimming Club won the points score at the North Coast Swimming Division 1 Region Championships. COFFS Harbor Swimming Club won the points score at the North Coast Swimming Division 1 Area Championships last weekend at the Coffs Harbor War Memorial Pool. A team of 80 swimmers representing Coffs
Deepings Swimming Club returned from a road trip to Worksop for the Bassetlaw Open Meet with 32 medals, including seven gold, last weekend. The tier three competition, which started on Friday evening and ended on Sunday afternoon, saw 15 teams compete for honours, with Deepings bringing a team of 12
The herald Ellina Mhlanga, senior sports journalistHIGHLANDS Swim Club coach Macalvine Makoni said they would like to see their swimmers reach great heights in the sport after successfully defending the title at the Harare Senior Championships. The club came out on top in the championships held at the Les Brown
CARNEGIE Swimming Club celebrates its “fantastic recognition” after being named Scottish Swimming Club of the Year for 2021. On Sunday, the sport’s governing body announced that despite stiff competition from fellow contenders Bon Accord Thistle ASC and Ythan ASC, they had received the prestigious award. The club’s swimmers, who competed
Twenty-six swimmers from Deepings Swimming Club came away with medals in a thrilling open competition at Spalding last weekend. Hosted by the South Lincs Competitive Swimming Club, Deepings took on a sizeable team of 40, many of whom were competing in their first open competition. The team showed courage and
Shane Ryan. Published: Wed 1 Dec 2021, 11:44 Last update: Wed 1 Dec 2021, 11:46 Long-established local swimming club Mullingar Jets will host Irish Olympian Shane Ryan at the Annebrook House Hotel on Friday December 3 (6:45-8pm). The club, in motion for nearly 40 years, celebrate recent successes at regional