Welcome to the official website for the Winsford Swimming Club. Here you will find all you need from our swimming lessons, squad training schedules, open meets, all about us to club news. Get in touch by visiting our contacts page and one of our volunteers will be only to willing to help with your enquiry.
13 MAY - NWR YOUTH CHAMPS
Nine swimmers went to the Youth Champs, held at Manchester. They achieved PB's, finals and British National times. Read full report in News.
13 MAY - WINSFORD TIME TRIAL AND DEVELOPMENT MEET VOLUNTEERS
A big thank you to all teh volunteers for teh time trial on saturday - whether we used you or not, without volunteers like yourselves, we cannot run these events. With that in mind, if you haven't already done so, please contact us to help with the Development Meet at Winsford on 6th July.
11 MAY - SUMMER DEVELOPMENT MEET
Winsford swimmers if you havent already sent in your club entry from this years Winsford Summer Development Meet please do so asap before the club cut off date.
11 MAY - ARENA CARBON PRO REMOVED FROM SALE
This week saw the removal from sale of the Arena Carbon Pro, but it is still legal to use this in all uk competitions. - British Swimming and the ASA advise officials FINA bylaw BL 8.1 only applies to Olympic Games and FINA events. There is no requirement for officials to check that costumes are on the approved FINA list. Bylaws BL 8.2 and BL 8.3 cover our requirement for design and material. A suit check will only be made if a World or European record is being claimed.
10 MAY - NWR AGE DRAFT PROGRAMME
see gala updates page
6 MAY - COACH REPORT ON WREXHAM
Winsford SC took an army of 25 swimmers across the border to the Wrexham L2 Spring Meet over the weekend of4th & 5th May. Everybody was in very high spirit after the success of the previous weekends swimming action in Macclesfield. With the Regional Youth Championships going on in Manchester the squad of swimmers at Wrexham were predominantly Junior and Age Group swimmers with a sprinkling of experience mixed into the team. Read news page for full report.
6 MAY - DEVELOPMENT MEET CLUB ENTRY FILE AVAILABLE
All visiting clubs meet programme and hytek file is now available, open meets page.
6 MAY - CATH ANKERS ENTRIES ARE IN
You will glad to know we have got our club entries in for Cath Ankers just in time, as the day after the meet was closed due to maximum reached for entires.
2 MAY - HERE IS THE NWR YOUTH AND AGE CHAMPS SWIMMERS 2013
2 MAY - TSQUAD A
There will be no swim training on the Saturday 11th May, as we are holding a time trial for swimmers in development squad and to test the equipment for our up and coming gala.
2 MAY - WIGAN STARTER MEET
From meet organiser - Well what can I say the response to this gala has been overwhelming and sadly I have had to reject a few clubs. Hopefully they will be able to join us next year to make this a larger event across two days. Winsford swimmers all got in see gala updates page.
1 MAY - SATELLITES COACH REPORT
Over the weekend of April 27th & 28th, 27 swimmers from Winsford SC did battle at Macclesfield swimming pool in search of some fast racing and some blood. For many of our age group swimmers this was our last chance to gain those all important Regional Age Group Qualifying times and for all swimmers to race hard, fast and most importantly to win! Our swimmers turned up full of energy and drive for the weekends racing action and they did not disappoint. (full report News page).
Winsford swim club came second Top Visiting Club, narrow been being pipped by Warrington, great achievement.
28 APR - 50M TRAINING VOLUNTEER HAS COME FORWARD
Claire Brown has kindly come forward to help organise future 50m Training schedules. Thank you.
26 APR - WINSFORD 4TH SUMMER DEVELOPMENT MEET - 6TH JULY
Swimmers this years details are available now on our meets page, entry form and details will be sent our shortly. This is a hugely popular meet, clubs who visited us last year, were very impressed and their swimmers even gave excellent feedback, all in all a great day of swimming to be had. Please note earlier start time from previous years.
To all clubs wishing to visit us this year, programme available on our meets page, hytek file to be available soon. Which will also appear on our meets page for download.
25 APR - 50M TRAINING VOLUNTEER
After many years of service to organising the 50m Training for Comp A, B and Development Squad, Jane Wilmer is stepping down, we thank her very much for all the work she did for this. Jane has said she will have no problem in showing and giving guidance to a new volunteer who takes over this role. So i am now asking if there is a willing volunteer to come forward and help the club with this role. Drop me an email.
25 APR - NORTH DIVISION BUSINESS MANAGER
Just to let you know that the new Division Business Manager – NORTH has been named today as Chris Rinder. Chris’s responsibilities will be for the North East and North West Regions as well as delivering the ASA Strategy around Getting People Swimming. Chris is familiar with the North West as he previously worked in the region as the Senior County Swimming Co-Ordinator and also the County Swimming Co-ordinator for Cumbria.
15 APR - BRISTOL MEET NEWS
A small group of Winsford Swimmers took the long trip down to Bristol to compete in the City of Bristol first Level 1 long course meet at their new 10 lane 50m pool. Read full report from coach on News page.
15 APR - LESSONS SCHEDULE
New lesson schedule available on club lessons page.
15 APR - OPEN WATER CHAMPIONSHIPS
ASA North West Region Open Water Championships will take place on Sunday 30th June 2013 at Salford Quays. This year the championships will also combine the Cheshire County WPSA and Lancashire County WPSA Open Water Championships. further information please visit - http://www.swimnorthwest.org/OpenWater/files/2013/NWR_2013OW_Conditions.pdf entry form - http://www.swimming.org/NorthWest/disciplines/asa-north-west-region-open-water-championships/
1 APR - SUMMER DEV MEET HELPERS - YOUR CLUB NEEDS YOU
We are hosting a development gala on the 6th of July. It is a great opportunity for our younger swimmers to test themselves against the best. It's also a good way to promote our club in the region and raise money too. It doesn't run itself though, we need volunteers please. Jobs range from behind the scenes organisation: we have a small committee who are meeting to plan and plot, to on the day officials; timekeepers and marshals and also help in other areas on the day, selling raffle tickets and programmes, helping out with catering for officials and volunteers and lots lots more. Please contact any of the gala committee if you are interested or leave details at club desk.
28 MAR - NWR AGE GROUP INFORMATION
Updated information can now be found on the website for the NWR Age Groups visit website
28 MAR - YOUNG SWIMMER GAINS 17 MEDALS AT CHESHIRES
Read News page.
25 MAR - CHESHIRE CHAMPS REPORT
Visit News page for full details
If there are any parents interested in volunteering within the club, to help in any way please contact Neil Hawkins at email@example.com