Sainsburys Active Kids Vouchers

Sainsburys Active Kids Vouchers have launched again and the club will be collecting these at Greenbank Leisure Centre

A collection box will be available soon so please save those vouchers as they can help the club in obtaining additional equipment.

Swim21 Essential Accreditation

Swadlincote Swimming Club is pleased to announce that it has just successfully been re-accredited as a

Swim21 Essential Club.

PrintSwim21 Club Accreditation is the ASA’s Club Development model – a planning tool, based on the principles of Long Term Athlete Development, enabling clubs to help athletes, teachers, coaches and administrators to achieve their full potential. It focuses particularly on the needs of athletes – striving to provide them with the best possible support and environment.

Clubmark is a cross-sport quality accreditation for clubs with junior sections, and signifies the Club’s commitment to being a safe, effective and child-friendly sports club.

 

clubmark logo (Oct 2014)Swim21 is recognised by Sport England as a Clubmark accredited scheme and therefore Swadlincote Swimming Club automatically receive Clubmark status.

Thanks to everyone who helped in achieving this accrediation, especially to the Coaching Staff and Committee members.

 

Jonathan Crofts

Welfare Officer – Mel Wells

Mel Wells is now the Club Welfare Officer.

Mel can be contacted via email – welfare@swadlincotedolphins.co.uk

Further information  regarding Child Safeguarding and associated procedures and policies can be found in the Wavepower section of the ASA website.

http://www.swimming.org/asa/clubs-and-members/safeguarding-children

Information and advice for under 16’s can be found here.

http://www.swimming.org/asa/clubs-and-members/under-16s-advice/

 

 

Swimmer Absence Notification

If a swimmer is not able to attend one of their allocated swimming sessions please can you let us know – whether in advance or soon after.

Preferably use the email address:

 

absence@swadlincotedolphins.co.uk

Please include the swimmers name– their group – the date of the session – the reason for absence.

 

 

Many reasons for absence are logged as attendance with notes as they are beyond the swimmers control rather than just didn’t want to show up. Relevant absence reasons included are:

Illness – Injury – School commitment – Exams – School/College visits – family holidays

Information Desk. Got a Question? Need some Help?

 

A Central Point of Contact is available for Swimmers and Parents of Swadlincote Swimming Club.

On Sunday’s, someone from the Committee will be available at Greenbank Leisure Centre between 5pm and 8pm. A sign will be placed on a table so you know who to approach with your queries. So if you need help with something just ask.

Alternatively any questions can be asked via the Contact Form on this website and a response will be given as quickly as possible.

 

ASA Fees for 2017

Please find information on the ASA Fees for this year in the Members Area

Permanent link to this article: http://www.swadlincotedolphins.co.uk/2017/02/asa-fees-for-2017/

Additional Session for Junior Dolphins (9-12) 25th Feb

The session is now for an hour from 18:30-19:30 so please arrive by 18:15 for registration before getting changed for a prompt 18:30 start

As there are several Junior Dolphin galas coming up we are holding an extra 1 ½ hour training session

AT GREENBANK LEISURE CENTRE
ON SATURDAY FEBRURY 25th
TIME 18:30-19:30

Give your swimmer a chance to:
• Improve their skills
• Learn critical gala rules
• Gain confidence in galas

The Session with include such skills as:
• Sprints
• Dives
• Takeovers
• Starts and Finishes

Each swimmer will swim front crawl and one or two of their choice

To cover the cost of the pool we are having to charge £2 for each swimmer payable at the time

Permanent link to this article: http://www.swadlincotedolphins.co.uk/2017/02/additional-session-for-junior-dolphins-9-12/

City of Derby Open Meet

The City of Derby Open Meet entries form is available in the members area of the website.

Closing date for entries is 12th February

Permanent link to this article: http://www.swadlincotedolphins.co.uk/2017/02/city-of-derby-open-meet-3/

Cheadle Open Trophy Result

The times from last nights Trophy Gala at Cheadle are now available on the results page in the members area

All the swimmers demonstrated great process skills throughout the night.  Thanks to all the coaches, volunteers and parents that attended

Permanent link to this article: http://www.swadlincotedolphins.co.uk/2017/01/cheadle-open-trophy-result/

Cheadle Gala 27th Jan

The team sheet for the Cheadle Open Trophy Gala this Saturday 27th Jan is now available in the members area here

Directions can be find in the Events on the right or here

Please see the Greenbank notice board to confirm availability

Permanent link to this article: http://www.swadlincotedolphins.co.uk/2017/01/cheadle-gala-27th-jan/

Updated Club Records

After the New Year and Award party last Saturday the Club Records have been updated in the members area to include the 2016 Club Championships

They can be viewed being logging into the members area under the Club Records page here

Permanent link to this article: http://www.swadlincotedolphins.co.uk/2017/01/updated-club-records/

Chesterfield Open Results

Results from the Chesterfield Open are available in the Members area on the results page

Permanent link to this article: http://www.swadlincotedolphins.co.uk/2016/12/chesterfield-open-results/

Gala Results and Team Sheets in the Members Area

Please check the members area for updates on Results from last weekend Arena League and Leicester League Gala!

There is also the teamsheet for Winter League Round 1 on 7th Jan 2017.  Please check this and confirm availability at Greenbank

Permanent link to this article: http://www.swadlincotedolphins.co.uk/2016/12/gala-results-in-the-members-area/

Derbyshire 2017 County Youth and Age Group Championships

The entry pack for the Derbyshire 2017 County Youth and Age Group Championships is now available in the members area

The closing date for entries is 8th January 2017

Permanent link to this article: http://www.swadlincotedolphins.co.uk/2016/12/derbyshire-2017-county-youth-and-age-group-championships/

Corporate Rate Gym Membership and reduced rate Badminton

As part of the membership of Swadlincote swimming club you are now entitled to Coparate Gym Membership and reduced rate Badminton. Please see attached posters.

 

SSC-Corporate Gym Membership

SSC-Badminton-no-srings

Permanent link to this article: http://www.swadlincotedolphins.co.uk/2016/11/corporate-rate-gym-membership-and-reduced-rate-badminton/

South Derbyshire – Sports Coach of the Year 2016

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It is with great pride we would like to announce that Swadlincote Swimming Clubs very own head coach David Pycroft has won South Derbyshire Sports Coach of the Year for 2016.

This is a fabulous achievement and is in recognition of the time, effort and commitment that David puts into the swimmers and the club.

David will be attending an awards ceremony in October in honor of this award.

The club would like to congratulate David on this excellent achievement and under the coaching leadership of David we look forward to achieving even greater things in 2017.

Well done Mr. Pycroft and thank you for everything you do for the swimmers and the club.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.swadlincotedolphins.co.uk/2016/09/south-derbyshire-sports-coach-of-the-year-2016/

Swim21 Essential Accreditation

Swadlincote Swimming Club is pleased to announce that it has just successfully been re-accredited as a

Swim21 Essential Club.

PrintSwim21 Club Accreditation is the ASA’s Club Development model – a planning tool, based on the principles of Long Term Athlete Development, enabling clubs to help athletes, teachers, coaches and administrators to achieve their full potential. It focuses particularly on the needs of athletes – striving to provide them with the best possible support and environment.

Clubmark is a cross-sport quality accreditation for clubs with junior sections, and signifies the Club’s commitment to being a safe, effective and child-friendly sports club.

 

clubmark logo (Oct 2014)Swim21 is recognised by Sport England as a Clubmark accredited scheme and therefore Swadlincote Swimming Club automatically receive Clubmark status.

Thanks to everyone who helped in achieving this accrediation, especially to the Coaching Staff and Committee members.

 

Jonathan Crofts

Permanent link to this article: http://www.swadlincotedolphins.co.uk/2016/06/swim21essential-accreditation/

Make Cheques Payable to………

Although we are commonly known as Swadlincote Dolphins, please note that all cheques submitted for Gala’s/Events, Club Merchandise and Swim Camp Payments etc, must be made payable to Swadlincote Swimming Club.

Some cheques containing Swadlincote Dolphins have been refused by the bank and those submitted will be returned, replacement payments will be required immediately.

Many Thanks

Permanent link to this article: http://www.swadlincotedolphins.co.uk/2013/10/make-cheques-payable-to/