Boston Open Meet 2015

The 10th Annual Boston Amateur Swimming Club Open Meet will take place on Saturday 3rd and Sunday 4th January 2015. The meet is a Licensed Level 3 meet (License number 3EM150022) and will take place at the Meres Leisure Centre, Grantham.

More details are available by clicking on the Boston Open Meet 2015 page – The event schedule is found here.

For further details please contact us.

Advanced warning – road closure affecting Deepings Open Meet

The Club has been notified that the level crossing at Deepings St Nicholas on the A1175 will be closed all weekend.

This may effect journey times to the meet so plan your journey ahead and allow yourself plenty of time to get to the Deepings Leisure Centre.

 

Change to training times – 4th/5th October

Due to several swimmers competing in the Deepings Open Meet next weekend, there will be a couple of changes to training times on Saturday and Sunday.

On Saturday 4th October, there will be no Performance training from 12pm until 2pm. Instead any remaining squad swimmers not competing will train with Development/Seniors and Club from 11am until 12 noon.

On Sunday 5th October, the Performance/Development/Seniors session will be an hour from 1pm until 2pm.

Warm-ups for the session at Deepings are now available on the Deepings Swimming Club website. Session 1 and 2 on Saturday will be 1.30pm and 5.00pm starts, while Session 3, 4 and 5 on the Sunday, the warm-ups will be 8.30am, 1.00pm and 5.30pm.

Boston stay top of the league in Fenland competition

The new season has started for Boston Amateur Swimming Club and the club’s young swimmers started where they left off with an emphatic win in the Fenland League competition.

Going into the fifth round, Boston was sitting top of the league, one point ahead of Wisbech and two points ahead of City of Peterborough A. The swimmers travelled to Bedford, where St Neots Swans hosted the Lincolnshire team, Chatteris and Bottisham.

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2014/15 Membership Fees now due

memberhipAnnual membership for all swimmers from Silver Squad upwards, including pay-as-you-go Masters, is now due. The fee for 2014/15 is £17.50.

You are also reminded that Standing Orders needed to be changed from September 1st. If you haven’t already done this, please change the fees with your bank and pay the shortfall as soon as possible. Charges can be found at http://bostonasc.wordpress.com/about/charges-201213/

Winter Club Championship Forms now available

The 2014 Winter Club Championships entry forms are now available.

This year, the Championships will be held over two weekends – 1st, 2nd, 8th and 9th November – with the opportunity for our squad swimmers to compete in 100m, 200m and 400m races. Sharks and Silver squad swimmers also get a taste of competitive swimming with 25m races in all strokes and a 50m Freestyle event.

Due to a change in ASA conditions, no squad swimmer under the age of 10 years will be able to compete in 100m events other than 100m Individual Medley.

The competitions will start at 11am on the first three days, however the start time for the 9th November will be 1pm.

For further details and entry forms, please visit the Winter Club Championship page on the website.

Reminder – Nominations due for Committee Members

In accordance with our Club Rules, nominations are required in writing for all positions up for election this year by September 10th. Nominations cannot be made at the AGM which is being held on October 24th.

Positions to be elected are as follows:

  • Chairman (currently Pete Hockerston);
  • Minutes Secretary (currently Lisa Sydenham);
  • Gala & Minutes Secretary (currently Paul Hart co-opted);
  • Open Meet Secretary (vacant)
  • Fundraising Officer (currently Margaret Chambers)

Nomination form available here

All nominations must be signed by the proposer, the seconder and the nominee confirming they are prepared to stand. All nominations should be returned to the Secretary – Stuart Beagles, The Forge, Frithville Road, Sibsey, PE22 0SP.

10th Boston Open Meet 2015

The 10th Annual Boston Amateur Swimming Club Open Meet will take place on Saturday 3rd and Sunday 4th January 2015. The meet is a Licensed Level 3 meet (License number 3EM150022) and will take place at the Meres Leisure Centre, Grantham.

More details are available by clicking on the Boston Open Meet 2015 page – The event schedule is found here.

For further details please contact us.