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- The ASA are recruiting for their National Youth Forum & National Volunteer Forums. If you’re 16+ visit http://t.co/xGL6ODrV64
- Good luck to all swimmers taking part in tonight's Sputnik Gala
- 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
A big well done to everyone who competed in the two Tadpoles galas held 12th and 26th Sept at Stockport Grand Central Pool.
We had our largest team so far! Everyone performed really well and many produced new personal best times.
Thanks very much to all the parent volunteers who provided our team’s poolside management and lane timing duties.
The Poynton Dippers Annual Club Championship Gala is on Saturday 10th October 2015: 4-15pmmeet for 4.30pm warm up and 5 pm start (TBC) . The exact finish time will be dependent on the number of entrants and therefore races.
The rules are that a swimmer may enter all events in his/her age group. The more events you enter the more you will get out of the evening, don’t limit your chances by entering only one event.
We want all members to compete. This is the highlight of Dippers year in which we want everyone to be involved and enjoy.
Entry is £1.50 for each event but if you enter all five events the entry fee will be £5 total
Warm up 4.30pm, gala commencing at 5.00 pm
Qualification details and parameters for each discipline are set out below. Note your age is calculated as being your age at the end of year (31/12/14) and not your age on 10th Oct.
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|Age (On 31.12.2013)||Birth Year||Stroke||Lengths (20 metre pool)|
|Girls& Boys||Under 9||2006 & later||All strokes||1|
|15 & over||1999 & earlier||All Strokes||5|
An application form has been e-mailed for your attention. There are also blank forms on the notice board at the leisure centre.
Please return your entry to the club by Saturday 27th September 2015. You can return it in three ways.
- Leave your form and entry fee with the coaches at your next session.
- email your completed form by return. Your entry fee can be left in the register at your next session. Email address Events@poyntondippers.com
- Post your entry form in the Dippers postbox outside the changing rooms at the leisure centre (Do not post any payment)
Mums and Dads are needed also to help with starting, organising and timekeeping. Will volunteers please confirm their availability in advance by letting Alistair, Andy or a coach know?
Trophy-holders need to return trophies to club by 3rd September. A list of last years trophy holders are on the notice-board. Trophies need to be returned fully engraved and polished.
As usual, if you have any questions then let me know.
We look forward to seeing you all on the night.
All a quick reminder that we have the Tadpoles Swimming Gala’s starting this weekend.
Gala 1 Saturday 12th September 2015
Gala 2 Saturday 26th September 2015
at GRAND CENTRAL POOL STOCKPORT
Please meet at 1615 to be at poolside for 1630.
Hope you all have a great swim meet.
Good luck to two of our Saturday coaches, Hannah James and Megan Wakeling who start university in September. Both Hannah and Megan have been members of the club for many years since starting swimming as young children. We wish them well and hope to see them back from time to time when their studies allow.
We plan to raise money for Ollie’s Army by Swimming the Channel.
This event will take place on Sunday 12th July at the Poynton Leisure centre 1000-1600.
If you are interested to take part please add your name to the sheet on the notice board, with a timeslot you would like to Swim in. Alternatively please drop us an Email with when you would like to take part.
Here is the link to the just giving website to get some of your friends and family to sponsor you for this great cause.
Mavis Wallis Gala
Congratulations to everyone who took part in the Mavis Wallis Gala on Saturday.
Some great swims and fantastic attitude from everyone in the Dippers team!
Sputniks – Round 4
Can all swimmers taking part in tonight’s final Sputniks gala please be on poolside by 4.45pm.
Easter Training Dates
The swimming club will be taking a break for Easter. The final session and first session back dates are shown below. Have a great Easter!
|Tuesday||31st March||21st April|
|Thursday||2nd April||23rd April|
|Saturday||28th March||18th April|