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Issue 9 - Nov 2013

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Issue 4 - Jun 2012

Issue 3 - Apr 2012

Issue 2 - Mar 2012

Issue 1 - Oct 2011

 MILLFIELD SCHOOL POOL TRAINING TIMES

Most Improved Swimmer Awards (Members section)

WSMSC Easter Meet 2014

Results page

 

 Water Polo Team Merchandise

Welcome to the Website of Weston-super-Mare Swimming Club, the home of Competitive, Non Competitive Swimming and Water Polo in the Weston-super-Mare Area. The Club is affiliated to ASA South West region and Somerset ASA. Our home pool is Hutton Moor Leisure Centre. There are also training sessions at Millfield School and Churchill Sports Centre and Sidcot School.

WSMSC supports Mary's Charity

Mary was an inspiration to everyone whose life she touched, particularly those who watched her fight this destructive illness with incredible positivity and at such a young age ...

Please see this page for more

Latest News

New WSMSC 2015 Calendars

Thank you to everyone who pre-ordered calendars at Launch Night. We are advised that these should be with us in the week commencing 15th December. The advance order price is 7. We will have a dozen or so copies available to purchase for 10 for those who didn't pre-order or wish to order extras. Cheques payable to "WSMSC" or cash (correct money please).

 

New Team photos online

Nico quickly uploaded individual photos to the Swimzoom site (click on the WSMSC gallery). He has now uploaded a lot of fantastic team/squad photos to the same gallery. A password is required to access all of the photos, this password is available from our members pages - access details for our members pages were included in the handouts provided during launch night (if you don't know how to access these pages, please ask one of the committee members who will help).

 

South Zonal Championships 2015

Information for this Level 1 event is now available via the Fixtures page.

  

Arena League B Final - Saturday 13th December

Can swimmers/parents please check the noticeboard and tick swimmers' availability as a matter of urgency.  This is a prestigious final and we need to take the strongest possible team down to Dorchester. The coach leaves Hutton Moor at 3pm; full details are on the noticeboard.  

 

Christmas Fun Gala and Party

Tuesday 23rd December at Hutton Moor - please sign up on the board.  There will be no charge for this.  On the foody front, it will be a bring and share event, with drinks supplied. A food sign-up sheet will be posted on the board next week.

 

County Qualifying Times

The recently published Somerset County and ASA South West Region Championship Qualifying Times can be found via this Somerset ASA News Article

 

WSMSC Club Championships - Results

A huge thank you to everybody who helped towards preparing and staging this year's club championships - it was a huge team effort. We hope everyone enjoyed the event. Full results are now available from the Results page.

WSMSC is extremely grateful to Philip Fisher of Parklands Financial Services for sponsoring the event.

 

Vacant Role - Volunteers Needed

The position of Marketing/Communications Officer remains unfilled again - could you write up some gala/match reports about our wonderful swimmers/polo players and send to the press?  This need not be a committee role.  Please speak to one of the committee if you could help to publicise the great things that are going on at our club.

 

Fixtures - More Volunteers Requested

Lynne Stanbury and Roxie Chapman have kindly agreed to continue as fixtures secretaries but would appreciate having more help.  Anyone interested in finding out more about this, please speak to Lynne/Roxie or to one of the committee members. Thank you

 

  

Notices

Calling all WSMSC Officials

Look the part when officiating at your next Gala ! We now stock WSMSC Official white tops at the club shop available for 7. 

Order your top with Leanne or Jon, or pop over to the club shop on a Tuesday.

 

Winter Season Competitions

Please see this notice for information and Coach recommendations for Winter season competitions.

 

ASA Aquazone online

Phase 1 of the online magazine for ASA Category 2 members aged 9-15 is now live, offering a news feed, interviews, competitions and more.

For details and how to sign up, please see this notice from the ASA (PDF).

 

Payments for Galas

Where the club supports a gala and entries are invited from WSMSC swimmers, cheques should be made out to "WSMSC" please and not to the club hosting the gala. It is the norm that cheques are only banked either once full acceptance has been received that we have got our swimmers into the meet or at the time of the meet itself. We don't bank cheques at the time you submit your entry in case of rejections/scratches.

 

Somerset ASA News

A section has been added at the end of this page to show the latest news from the Somerset ASA web site (News page).

 

PB List

The Club's Management Committee have produced a new PB List policy which can be viewed here.

For individual updates to the PB List in line with the policy above, please email pblist@weston-super-mare-swimming-club.co.uk

 

Sets for school swimming

Millie has created training sets for club swimmers in school years 5/6 that go swimming with their school and need something more challenging than the leisure centre teacher/school teacher can provide.  This is available on the Squads page.

 

VIDEO STROKE ANALYSIS

Over the coming months the clubs coaches will be videoing swimmers to help them improve their stroke technique, turns and starts.

Video analysis is being used by more and more clubs as an aid to coaching and teaching as it allows the swimmer to see exactly what they are doing correctly and incorrectly.

If you would rather that your child is not videoed you should email Rachel Aldington to let her know, if you have any queries on this please email the club chairman, Giles Moroney.
 

Land Training Schedule

Schedule September to December 2014

 

Somerset ASA News


Web Site News

If any site user encounters problem with the site, please email details including the address of the page, what error occurs, together with details of the browser, operating system and device being used to the Web Administrator, Mark Eveleigh. for investigation.

 

Last update: 13 December 2014

 

 

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FUNDRAISING THE EASY WAY!

Please see Newsletter 4 for details of how you can help WSMSC raise 5000 every year just by internet searching and shopping - at no extra cost or hassle to yourself. Please get online and register as a supporter of Weston-Super-Mare Swimming Club, then click Find & Remind to get an immediate 50p towards club funds to paste easyfundraising into your toolbar. Then, log into your easy account each time you go online and conduct internet searches via easysearch.org.uk (based on yahoo, bing and ask) instead of google and earn us 0.5 pence for every completed search (don't panic into thinking it's not working - the stats on searching take a couple of weeks to show in the club and your individual account). Please ask friends and relations to follow us also, and get them to click on Find & Remind. If you're logged into your easyfundraising account, any retailer who offers donations to causes like ours (there are thousands, like Amazon, Argos, Expedia, ebay, Tesco, etc, etc) will automatically make the donation to us - just do what you normally do, but via easysearch.org.uk

The opportunities that this presents for the club are massive - so long as we all buy into it (metaphorically speaking, as it doesn't cost a penny). Please join and then get searching! Thank you.  MA.