NOW FULL – Boston Open Meet

Boston Amateur Swimming Club’s 12th Open Meet will take place on Saturday 19th and Sunday 20th November 2016. This Meet is now full, any entries received on approx. the 18th July or later will not be accepted.

The meet is a Licensed Level 3 meet (License number 3EM161367) and will take place at the Meres Leisure Centre, Grantham.

As in previous years, we are also looking for sponsorship of each of the 30 individual events, which will be named after the sponsoring company, organisation or individual. We are also looking for Sponsors for the Open Meet. If you would like to have an informal chat about this please don’t hesitate to speak to Pete Hockerston (Chairman), Katy Roberts (Treasurer) or Sheli Scott (Open Meet Secretary) or email bostonswimingclubweb@gmail.com

Category 2 membership now due

All Competitive Swimmers, ie those who enter and compete in Open Meets, are advised that Category 2 Membership fees are now due.

Fees for 2017 is £20. Anyone who competes in Open Meets, including those new to competitive swimming, need to pay these fees in order for you to swim and gain qualification times. You will not be able to attend Meets if you are not registered to this level.

Deadline for payment is 28th February 2017 and all monies should be passed to Katy Roberts (Treasurer and Membership Secretary) by this time.

Any new swimmers to competition will need to declare a country of representation. Please speak to Katy about this.

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Merry Christmas!

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Confirmation of warm-up times for Northampton

Please note the following warm-up times for this weekend’s Northampton Winter Festival.

  • Session 1 – warm up 4.45pm, start 5.30pm
  • Session 2 – warm up 7.45am, start 9.00am
  • Session 3 – warm up 1.15pm, start 2.30pm
  • Session 4 – warm up 7.45am, start 9.00am
  • Session 5 – warm up 1.15pm, start 2.30pm

Also Performance/seniors will now train on Saturday morning with Development at 9.15am. 

Many thanks.

2017 East Midland Qualifying Times now available

The 2017 East Midland Regional Championships qualifying times and schedules are now available. The competition will again be held over the two Bank Holiday weekends in April/May.

The first weekend will be for the younger competitors aged between 11 and 13 (age as of 31st December 2017) and will be held at the Corby East Midlands International Pool on Saturday 29th and Sunday 30th April.

The second weekend, for competitors aged 14, 15, 16 and 17 and over on 31st December, will take place at Ponds Forge, Sheffield on 27th, 28th and 29th May 2017. The 800m and 1500m for all ages 11/12 yrs upwards will also be held on 29th May 2017.

The Qualifying Times are available on our website, and full details about the Championships can be found here.

 

New training times from January and festive schedule now available

Two new timetables are now available online to cover the timeperiod from 24th December 2016 onwards.

There will be a reduced timetable over the Christmas Period, with the new timetable coming into play from Tuesday 3rd January 2017. Please note, gym will not restart until Tuesday 17th January 2017.

For more details visit the Training Times page.

Gym cancelled tonight 

Apologies for the short notice, however Development/Seniors gym is cancelled tonight due to illness.

Please share as much as possible.

Christmas raffle tickets now on sale

The Club will be running a Christmas raffle to raise funds and tickets are now available.

Tickets will be available at all training sessions at a price of £1 per strip. A list of prizes is on the Club’s noticeboard in the Training Pool.

For more details speak to the Club’s Fundraising Officer Michele Ingamells.