Last Sunday, THE Lord Mayor visited a get to know each other social event and water-themed games day hosted by the City of Bradford Swimming Club, as they welcomed swimmers and families from their new artistic swimming division.
The afternoon was also used to celebrate the achievements of the past few months as the artistic teams, under their new Bradford City badge, and the elite swimming club have enjoyed recent successes.
The artistic swimming teams competed nationally at the London Aquatic Center in the Olympic pool and were ranked tenth in the country, including as national champions in the 15 and under category.
Additionally, six swimmers from the City of Bradford Swimming Club qualified and competed in the National Summer Championships and British Summer Championships held at Ponds Forge in Sheffield and they also won numerous medals at events they attended during the season.
The artistic swimming division is looking to welcome more club members from September as they begin choreographing routines for their new teams for next season. Any juniors who are proficient swimmers and wish to join a beginners course can message the Head Coach, Charlotte Hughes, via their City of Bradford Artistic Swimming Facebook page.
Bradford area swimming clubs, including Bingley, Bradford, Bradford Dolphins and Ilkley, feed into the Bradford City Swimming Club, and they are also always on the lookout for new competitive swimmers to join their team. elite.
As a keen athlete himself, the Lord Mayor expressed his pride in the club and congratulated them on their dedication and results this year, wishing both disciplines good luck in the season ahead.