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
         Day
         Finish
      Re-start
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.

Tadpoles Success

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.
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Congratulations Hannah

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.

orange ice lolly with a missing bite over whiteDates & Info for                Summer Sessions

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.