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- Both tonight's Dippers sessions are cancelled due to pool problems. Back to normal on Thursday.
- After a successful Tadpoles gala presentation of prizes will take place after sessions on Tuesday 21st and Saturday 25th October
- Saturday 31st May session is OFF. The next Saturday morning session will be 7th June. Tuesday and Thursday sessions are unaffected.
Sputniks Gala Series
The Sputnik Series for 2015 will take place on the following dates: 31st January, 28th February, 21st March, 25th April. Entry forms and information can be found on the fixtures page of the website.
This is a great introductory level gala and gives swimmers a great opportunity to experience competitive swimming combined with the fun of a competing in a team situation.
Each of the galas in the series is entered separately so if you cannot make one of the dates that is OK you can still take part in the others.
One word of advice – the entry fee is a fixed price regardless of number of events you are competing in – so it is better value to go in for as many races as you can.
Please return completed entry forms via the usual routes – hand in to Andy at any club session or post them in the postbox by the notice board at the leisure centre. Entries need to be submitted by 17th January 2015, in order that we can get all entries to Satellites by the 21st January deadline.
The Christmas shut down
The dates below are the last sessions before the Christmas break and the first sessions back
|Tuesday||16th December 2014||6th January 2015|
|Thursday||18th December 2014||8th January 2015|
|Saturday||20th December 2014||10th January 2015|
Saturday Sessions up to Christmas & Time Trials Reminder
Please see here for the schedule for the remaining Saturday sessions up to Christmas and a reminder that Sat 13th December will be time trials day.
Congratulations to all those swimmers who took part in this years Tadpoles Gala. Pictured below are some of the 20 strong Dippers team with their medals, including Alex Archer with his Top Boy trophy.
Well done to Hannah James on successfully completing her Level 1 Swimming Teacher qualification. Hannah has swam with Dippers from a young age and more recently has volunteered as a Saturday morning session pool helper.
Tadpoles Trophy Presentation
We have quite a few awards to present following another successful Tadpoles Gala! Presentation of awards will take place at the end of the sessions on both Tuesday 21st Oct and Saturday 25th Oct. To make sure you receive your awards, please make sure you attend on one of these days.
Summer Training - Update
There is a change to the summer swimming sessions announcement below. There will be NO SATURDAY SESSIONS during the summer.
So the only Dippers swimming during the Summer holidays will be on Tuesday evenings 12th, 19th and 26th August at 7-15pm, 8pm and 9pm
Have a great summer
Time Trials – 19th & 22nd July
We will be holding time trials for swimmers on Sat 19th and Tues 22nd July. Please make sure you attend one of these sessions as these are essential in allowing us to asses your progress. Results will be posted on the website on the Fixtures page.
Saturday sessions – these will continue throughout the summer. These sessions will be open to all Dippers for the summer period (not just those who normally come on Saturdays). For more information please click here.
Tuesday sessions – the 7-15pm, 8pm and 9pm sessions will continue throughout the summer apart from a 2 week shutdown from 28th July to 10th August. These sessions will also be open to all Saturday morning swimmers.
Thursday sessions – these will not take place at all over the summer.
For more information please click here.