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

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.

County and Named Hats

We will be putting an order in for named swim hats in the next week to arrive in time for the Lincolnshire ASA County Championships in January.

If you would like a Counties 2017 hat, or a named hat, please put your name on the list on the notice board and what name you would like on the hat. Please note, the longer the name, the smaller the text.

The cost of a hat is £7.50, subject to hats not increasing in cost when ordered. Money will be required before hat is ordered. Last day for orders is 6th December 2016. Money to Pete Hockerston or Katy Roberts.


Boston Open Meet 2016 results service

There will be a live Results service in operation over the weekend available here.

A QR code is printed in the programme to scan direct to your mobile device and you can select either a Mobile or Full Screen view from the drop-down menu to help with viewing the results.



Boston Open Meet warm-up times & training changes

As it is the Boston Open Meet this weekend, there will be no Performance, Seniors or Development squad training on Saturday.

Warm-ups for this weekend’s event are as follows:

  • Session 1 – 11.15am Saturday
  • Session 2 – 4.15pm (approx) Saturday
  • Session 3 – 9am Sunday
  • Session 4 – 2pm (approx) Sunday

We look forward to seeing you all at the Meres Leisure Centre, Trent Road, Grantham, NG31 7XQ this weekend.

Officials desperately needed

The Boston Open Meet takes place this weekend and we are in desperate need for officials from J1 Trainees upwards so that the meet can go ahead.

Unfortunately due to unforeseen circumstances some of our usual Officials are now unable to attend. If you are able to help, please email Paul Hart at; Sheli Scott on or Katy Roberts at

All help is gratefully received.


Officials session cancelled

Apologies, but we’ve just been notified that the Officials session planned for this evening has been postponed.

We will let you know of dates and times of further sessions.

Apologies for any inconvenience caused.

Withdrawals for Boston Open Meet

If coaches are aware of withdrawals to Boston Open Meet please can you let us know as soon as possible, preferably by Friday 18th November at the latest.

You can do this by emailing with the completed  Boston Open Meet Withdrawals sheet.

Any on the day withdrawals must be made by coaches or the club representative at the start of the warm-up in each session. Completed forms should be given to the meet promotor or meet recorder via the computer desk.

Your assistance with this is greatly appreciated due to the number of swimmers we have entered in this Meet.