Learn to swim (The small pool swimmers)
Last session Friday 26th July (fun session) return on Friday 6th September
Last session Sunday 28th July return on Sunday 1st September
Learn to Compete & Competition Squad
Last session Friday 26th July (fun session) return on Wednesday 4th September
Development for Competition Squad
Last session Sunday 28th July – return on Wednesday 4th September
Last session Sunday 28th July – return on Monday 12th August – Sessions during August will run in conjunction with the Performance Squad for 1 hour on Monday, Wednesday and Friday 6.30pm-7.30pm.
Return to normal training times on Monday 2nd September.
Last session Saturday 27th July (Kelly) – return on Monday 12th August – Sessions during August will be Monday, Wednesday and Friday 6.30pm-8.30pm.There will be no Tuesdays or Thursdays at Brixham nor Kelly College on a Saturday. Return to normal training times on Monday 2nd September.
Paignton teamed up with Totnes swimming club to compete in this event at the Plymouth Life Centre at the end of June. Competitors arrived from near and a far with ages ranging from 16 years to 80 plus!!!
All walked away with several medals and some Pbs
Sam and Adam took four golds respectively, Emma took a gold, two silvers and a bronze …. and Jane took 2 golds.
Thanks to our 3 officials who helped make this a great event for young and old alike.
On Sunday 7th July 6 swimmers Nathan Apps, Amy Best, Alice Brown, Edward Brown, Isobel Brown and Alex Worth made the trip to Gloucester to compete in the Regional Fast 5 competition, this involved 50m sprints on each of the strokes and the 100I/M, after a lot of excellent fast swimming from all 6 swimmers both Edward Brown and Amy Best came away with 3rd place in the 15 yrs age group for the combined overall points total, well done to all the swimmers.
Please see Jan Alden for tickets. Only £5 each.
Saturday 27th July from 6.30-8.30.
Five swimmers from Paignton competed over two weekends at Hengrove and Millfield. Nathan Apps, Alice and Isobel Brown, Finn Hadley and Harriette Lewcock all produced excellent swims, with numerous long course PBs between them. Harriette qualified for the finals in the 13 years 100 back and 50 backstroke, achieving further PBs and coming 4th and 5th in each. A great achievement in a level 1 competition. Well done to all our swimmers.
Seven Paignton swimmers qualified to compete in the South West Regional Championships at Plymouth Life Centre over the Bank holiday weekend. Adam Reed, Ed Brown, Harry Joiner, Amy Best, Jess Bickley and first time qualifiers Callum Hodge and Alex Worth all produced excellent swims with numerous long course PB’s. A great achievement – well done swimmers!
Next it’s the turn of our Age Group qualifiers; Finn Hadley, Nathan Apps, Isobel Brown, Alice Brown and Harriette Lewcock who will be competing over the next couple of weekends at Hengrove and Millfield. Wishing them all the very best – photos and report to follow !
Paignton swimmers had a busy week kicking off with the William Shield on Wednesday night. Again it was a hard fought gala against the local clubs of Newton Abbot, Brixham and Torquay Leander with both Paignton and Newton Abbot fielding B teams. Some fast swimming from both Paignton’s A and B teams resulted in Paignton winning back the Shield from Newton Abbot by 8 points! Fantastic result – well done to all the swimmers. A huge thank you to all the poolside helpers and officials.
Paignton – 121 points
Newton Abbot – 113 points
Brixham – 81 points
Torquay Leander – 68 points