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Bank holiday weekend was the start of the South West Summer Championships. Held at Plymouth, there were six swimmers from Paignton. On Saturday all six swimmers were in action in the 50m Fly. Emma made the final and finished seventh. Jess  and Adam placed 13th. Jake and Alec recorded times either side of 30s and … … Continue reading

Williams Shield Gala 2018

Two teams were entered in this years Williams Shield gala, where Paignton’s 12 and under swimmers were pitted against those from Brixham, Oddicombe, Newton Abbot and Torquay Leander. The event gave many of the swimmers in Paignton B-team their first taste of competitive swimming and they all rose to the occasion, with plenty of exciting … … Continue reading

Devon Development and Devon Sprint forms

Forms now available. All eligible squad swimmers are expected to enter these events. Please see Derek  Kevin Jane or Jan for forms.

Club 50m sprint meet

Forms for the 50m Sprint champs on 26th May are available and below, entries close Friday 4th May. 50m champs entry form 2018

Williams shield Gala

There will be no training this Wednesday at Torbay Leisure centre due to this gala please check if you are swimming in either of the teams. Team lists have been emailed and are posted on the notice board.

Two Counties professional photos

Follow the link below for some great photos of our swimmers taken at the recent Two Counties open meet. They are password protected, so please message Nicky Hawkins via Facebook if you would like to see them. Warning – there are quite a lot to scroll through, but they are organised via event, so you … … Continue reading

Two Counties Open Meet

25 Paignton swimmers entered the Two Counties open meet hosted in Plymouth by Dinnaton and Caradon Swimming clubs over the weekend of 14th/15th April. This is the second year this event has run and it is proving to be an exceptionally well organised and friendly meet. The inclusion of “hot heats” added an extra element … … Continue reading
Strong Swims at Long Course Meets

Strong Swims at Long Course Meets

Sam Alden, Luca Hailey, Finn and Flo Hadley made the trip to Hengrove for the Level 1 National Qualifier meet in March.  Sam swam over half a second PB in the 50 butterfly, Finn swam three events achieving a big PB in the 50 freestyle, Flo swam a solid 50 breaststroke finishing in 5th place … … Continue reading
Spring Swim at Plymouth

Spring Swim at Plymouth

Paignton swimmers were at the Plymouth Leander Spring Meet last weekend to welcome in British Summer Time. In all there were 19 squad members participating and it proved to be a very successful two days of competition with lots of medals and PBs. The meet got off to a great start on Saturday with victories … … Continue reading

Devon county inter-club – a strong Paignton peformance

Paignton swimmers secured a well-earned 3rd place in this year’s inter-club competition. This was a real achievement, particularly as the majority of the 18 strong team were in the lower tier of each age group. Well done to all and we look forward to next year’s event!
Devon County Interclub Championship Success

Devon County Interclub Championship Success

Well done to the Paignton team on their success at the Devon County  Interclub Championships held in Plymouth this afternoon. Fantastic racing from all the Paignton swimmers kept the club in contention throughout the competition. Some great relays brought Paignton home in third place – narrowly behind Royal Devonport. There was vocal support from the … … Continue reading

Devon County Long Distance Events: 3 great swims

Alice Brown, Harry Joiner and Alec Farquharson achieved fantastic results at the long course distance events on February 24th at Plymouth Life Centre. Making her debut in the 800m, Alice swam a 30 second PB to come 5th in the girls 12 year age group. In the 1500m, Harry Joiner also knocked 30 seconds off … … Continue reading

Devon championships 2018

Congratulations to all our swimmers who competed in this year’s county championships. Fantastic results!

Thank you to our sponsors

The club would like to say a massive thank you to DCE Holne R&D Ltd Precision Engineering of Kingsbridge who have kindly sponsored all of the coaches, officials and helpers’ t-shirts.  It was lovely to see all the team looking particularly smart in the recent galas we have attended. We are also extremely grateful to … … Continue reading

Fundraising with Proswimwear

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Devon Championships 3rd weekend

The final weekend of the Devon County Championship saw further successes for Paignton swimmers.   On Saturday, in the men’s 100IM, four swimmers made finals: Nathan Apps came 5th (10/11 years),  Finn Hadley came 7th (12 years) and Ed Brown picked up a bronze medal (14 years). Adam Reed made the Championship final and Jordan … … Continue reading

Devon County Championship – 2nd weekend

Days 3 and 4 of the Devon County Championship proved to be another successful weekend for Paignton Swimming Club, with a number of swimmers gaining PB’s and making Age Group and Championship Finals.  On Saturday, in the men’s 100m backstroke age group finals, Luca Hailey came 5th (13 years), Harry Joiner 7th (14 years) and … … Continue reading

Junior captains appointed

Congratulations to Megan Kendall and Harry Joiner who have been appointed Junior Club Captains. We know you’ll do a great job!

Devon Championships & Age groups 2018

19 Paignton swimmers made a real impact on the first weekend of the Devon County Championships in Plymouth. Every single swimmer achieved a PB in their events and most made the finals. In the age groups, Adam Reed won silver in the 100m free and bronze in the 50m back, with Harriette Lewcock winning bronze … … Continue reading

Open Meets for your Calendar

With the Devons not yet started now is the time to be planning for the Developments and the Regionals. Kevin has identified four open meets between the end of the Devons and the start of the Regionals for swimmers to consider. Kevin recommends that any regional swimmers should attend at least two long course meets. … … Continue reading

Club party and annual awards night

Trophies and dancing shoes were polished for another great night at the club’s annual party. Many thanks to all the organisers, presenters and fundraisers who made the occasion such a success.  

Club Secondary Age Group Gala

Friday 12th February 2018. Entry form below or available on Club nights.   Entry is for swimmers who did not attain a:- First, Second, or Third place in that particular stroke in the Club  Sprint Championships Finals November 2017. i.e. if  1st, 2ndor 3rd   in Freestyle    you cannot enter Freestyle The aided races are for … … Continue reading

Freezing dip January 1st 2018

At least 25 “dippers” turned out this New Year’s Day. Don’t let that sunshine fool you: it was still pretty chilly!

Monthly Fees

Happy New year, New monthly standing order rates are below. They have also been emailed out. Please remember that your previous Standing Order should have finished in December 2017. Your New standing Order should be set up to start in February 2018, for 11 months, last payment in December. Monthly fees sign2018

Distance Events winners and record holders

Updated record holders and distance events winners. Note this is an A0 document print at your own risk. Distancewinnersyear (2)

Arena league division one final: Paignton rise to the occasion

On Saturday 9th December, Paignton made the long trip to Newport for the Western division 1 final of the National Arena Swimming League. In Kevin’s words, “There were loads of great performances and everyone really rose to the occasion, but I think for me, the 11 & under girls were brilliant in the f/c relay, … … Continue reading

Distance Results 2017

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Full Middle Distance Results

Updated for all middle distance events, inc 200m & 400m Freestyle events mid results17

Raise money for the club whilst shopping

Did you know that whenever you buy anything online – from your weekly shop to your annual holiday – you could be collecting free donations for Paignton Swimming Club? There are over 3,000 shops and sites on board ready to make a donation, including Amazon, John Lewis, Aviva, thetrainline and Sainsbury’s – it doesn’t cost … … Continue reading

Championships Finals 2017 Results

Champ results 2017.doc

Club Chair’s Annual Report 2017

This has been another good year for both the swimming and water polo sections of the club. We have had swimmers and water polo players represent their county, region and country as well as competing on an individual basis at each of these levels as well. Well done to all those who have competed and … … Continue reading

Club Championships Results

Club Championships Results results now added for Heats 200m Back 200m Breast 200m Fly mid results17 Club Championships Heats 2017
Emma Wins Gold at English Masters

Emma Wins Gold at English Masters

Emma Bickley made the long journey to Ponds Forge, Sheffield to swim at the Swim England Masters National Championships. Over the long weekend Emma, participating in the 18-24 age group, swam in 8 races and finishing on the podium in 4.  Her best result was gold in 100m Backstroke and she was narrowly beaten to … … Continue reading

Land Warm Up For Swimmers

An effective swimming specific warm up is vital if you want your swimmers to perform to their best in the pool. We have worked with British Swimming to produce a guide to pre-pool routines for swimmers aged approximately 12 to 16. The warm ups should be performed in the order: Raise Mobilise Activate Prime Swimmers … … Continue reading
Paignton Win Scott Ormsby

Paignton Win Scott Ormsby

Paignton successfully recaptured the Scott Ormsby trophy at the end of September. The team held off a strong challenge from Newton Abbot to win the gala held in Newton Abbot. Although Paignton led throughout the competition it was only in the final few relays that Paignton began to dominate,  ending with a comfortable victory. Great … … Continue reading

Well done Adam, a fantastic swim!

At the recent Swim England National Summer Championships, Adam Reed competed in the 50m butterfly where he reached the finals with a personal best time of 26.44.  In the final Adam came 4th again swimming another personal best time of 26.24, narrowly missing 3rd place by 0.02.  Well done Adam, a fantastic swim!
Paignton Swim To Cup Victory

Paignton Swim To Cup Victory

Paignton had two teams in the final round of the Cornwall & Devon Summer Swimming League. Paignton B were in the ‘C’ Final and Paignton A were in the ‘A’ Final. Going into the finals Paignton A were in first place with 483 points ahead of Devonport A with 470 points. Also in the ‘A’ … … Continue reading

Paignton secure 3rd place in Devon inter-club gala

Another fantastic performance from Paignton on Saturday 17th June, when we came a very close second to Exeter at this year’s inter-club gala. Plenty of great individual swims were followed by some closely fought relays.

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Click here to see the Equipment List swimmers need

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