The final of this year’s Cornwall and Devon Summer Swimming League on took place on July 8th at Plymouth Life Centre, with Paignton A lying in 3rd place behind Exeter and Devonport A. Thanks to some very strong swims in both the relays and the individual events, the team edged ahead of Devonport to … … Continue reading
Paignton Swimming Club successfully retained the Scott Ormsby trophy in a thrilling competition on July 7th. The gala took place at the outdoor pool in Kingsteignton, on a beautiful summer’s evening. The sun made it quite difficult to see at times, but despite this Paignton managed to hold off strong competition from Newton Abbot. This … … Continue reading
It has been a busy month for Paignton masters swimmers, with appearances in the British Masters and Devon County Masters and Seniors Championships both being held in Plymouth. In the British Masters Senior age group Emma won gold in the 100m backstroke, along with silver in the 50m fly and two bronze medals in the … … Continue reading
The snow seems a long way away now, with this gala, postponed from March, finally being swum on a very warm summer’s day. Paignton fielded a strong team, including B and C teams in the girls’ 12-13 age group, and were rewarded with multiple medals. This was the first time some of the younger swimmers … … Continue reading
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The popular Level 3 Sprint Meet run by Exeter is being held at the Plymouth Life Centre on Sunday September 23rd. This is an excellent opportunity for swimmers to gain experience of competition and gain entry times for the Devon County Championships in January. Please note that there are upper time limits so check that … … Continue reading
Devon Development Galas By Emily Hadley: “As team manager I can say that all the children who attended the developments were fantastic ambassadors for the club. Their behaviour was exemplary from start to finish with everyone displaying great sportsmanship, impeccable manners and good support to their team mates. There were many excellent PBs achieved across … … Continue reading
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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 backstroke event, whilst Adam will be competing in the Welsh Nationals in the events of 50m free, 50m fly, 100m fly, … … Continue reading
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 coaches passes sheets. Please complete and send to me as i do not have copies of any from earlier in the … … Continue reading
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 in most races and Paignton often in second. All swimmers can be pleased with their efforts. Head Coach Kevin was delighted … … Continue reading
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 the ‘awesome swimmers who participated and supported the event’. Shoppers were so impressed by the positive attitude, politeness and good humour … … Continue reading
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!
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 race 456 Winners of skins events: Ed Brown Harriette Lewcock DQs Boys Girls Free 2 1 Breast 9 11 IM 11 … … Continue reading
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 all made their their debuts with strong swims across a range of events. Amy B, Ed and Isobel B, Harriette and … … Continue reading
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
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
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
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
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
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
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!
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
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
Congratulations to all our swimmers who competed in this year’s county championships. Fantastic results!
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
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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
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
Congratulations to Megan Kendall and Harry Joiner who have been appointed Junior Club Captains. We know you’ll do a great job!
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
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
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.
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
At least 25 “dippers” turned out this New Year’s Day. Don’t let that sunshine fool you: it was still pretty chilly!
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
Updated record holders and distance events winners. Note this is an A0 document print at your own risk. Distancewinnersyear (2)
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
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Updated for all middle distance events, inc 200m & 400m Freestyle events mid results17
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
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 results now added for Heats 200m Back 200m Breast 200m Fly mid results17 Club Championships Heats 2017
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
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 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
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