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Top swimmers and Top Club for a second year in a row!

THIRTY Boston Amateur Swimming Club swimmers travelled to Coventry to take part in the annual Graham Sykes Open Meet. The Meet gave some swimmers the opportunity to compete in a 50m pool for the first time and is one of only a handful of 50m pools in the Midlands area.

The meet had added significance with the City of Coventry Swimming Club and other Midlands based organisations currently campaigning to keep the pool open as it has been earmarked for closure. This latest meet could possibly be the last to take place at the pool, which for the last few years has hosted the Midlands Regional Championships.

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Club Championship results now available

The full results from today’s Summer Club Championships are now available online. We have had a few technical issues with the online hosting but all should now be resolved.

The results also include the Sharks and Silvers 25m Races.

Well done to all who took part today, thanks to all those who came and watched and supported all our swimmers, and to those who baked cakes and brought prizes! Also massive thank you to all our loyal helpers, volunteers and officials for giving your time and effort to make sure these events take place!

Summer Club Championships – Sunday 20th July 2014

A reminder that the Boston Amateur Swimming Club Summer Championships will be held on Sunday 20th July in the Training Pool.

The morning session’s warm-up is 9.00am, and we will see boys/girls 50m Breast, boys/girls 50m Fly and boys 100m Individual Medley races. The Sharks/Silvers 25m Breast and Butterfly races will also take place during the am session.

In the afternoon, warm-up will be at 1.30pm, with the boys/girls 50m Backstroke and boys/girls 50m Freestyle events, girls 100m Individual Medley and the Sharks/Silvers 25m Back and Freestyle races.

Don’t forget, the Club will be running a number of fundraising stalls including cakes and raffle. If you can support this by supplying prizes and/or cakes it would be gratefully appreciated. Kit will also be available to purchase on the day. We also plan to have a barbecue over the lunch break – fingers crossed that the weather is in our favour!

All training scheduled to take place on Sunday in the Training Pool has been cancelled.

Look forward to seeing you all there on Sunday!

Latest newsletter now available online.

Many of you will have received a hard-copy of the latest newsletter, however it is now ready to download from the website.

It contains important information about training times (when we break-up and restart), new fees for the 2014/15 season and an appeal for nominations to join the Committee.

This year, our AGM will take place on Friday 24th October and a number of positions are eligible for election. These are Chairman, Gala & Officials Secretary, Minutes Secretary, Open Meet Secretary and Fundraising Officer. If you would like to nominate someone, or are interested in standing, please speak to Stuart Beagles.

To download a copy, plesae click here.

Anglian League win and Midlands Disability medals for Connor

TWO teams from Boston Amateur Swimming Club were back in action in the Anglian League competition.

The Boston A team were in action at Thetford looking to continue their domination of the 2014 competition, while Boston B travelled to Whittlesey near Peterborough.

Over at Thetford, Boston A got off to a good start, with race wins coming in the first six events from Charlize Arundell (girls Open 100m IM), Chloe Baldry (girls 15/u 100m Butterfly), Thomas Liddy (boys 13/u 100m Free) and Aliesha Bower (girls 13/u 100m Free) and by the end of the 10th event, Boston were four points ahead of Thetford Dolphins.

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Results from the Long Distance Championships

It’s been day one of the Club’s Long Distance Championships.

The Results are now available. Well done to everyone who took part.

Next week, the Club will host the Summer Club Championships – with races for swimmers from Sharks/Silvers upwards.

Don’t forget, we still need raffle/tombola prizes and cakes for the cake stall – there will also be a barbecue! Hope to see you all next week.

Can you support an online petition to save Coventry swimming pool?

Last weekend, our swimmers competed at the 50m pool in Coventry. For the last two seasons, Boston Amateur Swimming Club has been Top Club at the Graham Sykes Open Meet.

We have been asked by the City of Coventry Swimming Club if our members will support a petition to save the 50m pool in Coventry, which is due for closure. For more details and to add your name to the petition, please click here.