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Club Captains have been selected to compete in the upcoming Home Nations Nationals in August

Club Captains have been selected to compete in the upcoming Home Nations Nationals in August

Club Captains, Emma Bickley and Adam Reed have been selected to compete in the upcoming Home Nations Nationals in August. Emma will be competing in the English Nationals at Ponds Forge, Sheffield in the 50m...

50m Sprints results

Results 50m sprints 2018

Developments and sprints

Firstly my apologies for the delay, my fault.   I have attached the warm ups for Developments and Sprints and club help for the first weekend. I have also attached the volunteer register and...
Paignton in Action at Plymouth

Paignton in Action at Plymouth

Paignton A  were competing in the CDSSL at Plymouth on Sunday. There were many excellent swims to secure second place behind Exeter. There were 33 points separating the two teams with Exeter taking victory...
Bag Pack Brings Home the Bacon for Paignton

Bag Pack Brings Home the Bacon for Paignton

On Saturday, Sainsbury’s in Paignton was the scene for the club’s first bag pack. In just two hours club members raised an amazing £316.51 as they packed bags for shoppers. Emma Ashford commented on...

Leah and Hayden’s brush with a swimming superstar

Look who the Browns bumped into at Gordano services? Only swimming legend, Adam Peaty. You can just about see that famous tattoo behind Hayden’s head. Anyone jealous? Yes me!  
Brixham 50m Gala

Brixham 50m Gala

Clubs participating: Brixham, Oddicombe, Paignton, Torquay, Totnes 104 competitors Fastest heat 30.00 Fastest time 27.62 30 individual winners 4 clubs with individual winners Most Fina points for individual 1853 Highest Fina points in individual...

A record number of Paignton’s younger swimmers qualified for the South West Regional Age-Group Championships this year and competed at Hengrove and Millfield over two weekends. Amy H, Finn, Izzy B, Joe and Nicole...


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...

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...

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...

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...
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...
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...

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...
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...

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...

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...

Fundraising with Proswimwear

A reminder to please use the link below when shopping with Proswimwear. This will help raise further funds for the club: https://www.proswimwear.co.uk/swim-clubs/swim-clubs-p/paignton-swimming-club.html

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...

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...

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...

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...

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 ...

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...

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...

Distance Results 2017

Long Distance results17
We need your help!

We need your help!

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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...

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...

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...

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...
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...

Buying a lottery ticket raises funds for our Club

Buy a Torbay lottery ticket from via the link below and not only will you have a chance of winning but you will help raise much needed funding for the swimming club Torbay Lottery...
Click here to see the Equipment List swimmers need

Click here to see the Equipment List swimmers need

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