The British Swimming ITC operating out of the University Swimming Pool starts Monday 1 December 2008. We have had our pool time at the university confirmed up till Christmas. A new training timetable for the whole club will be issued in December as soon as it is confirmed.
Wednesday, 26 November 2008
Sunday, 23 November 2008
Please note the following meet has been missed out on the Gala Entry form
February 7-8 City of
If you are available for this meet, please make a note on your gala entry form indicating this.
Check that your name is on this list, if you are not on the list but want to compete at the Club Championships on December 6th, You will need to inform the Programme Convenor Anne Wilson on email@example.com , last day for acceptance of entries is November 27 – the program will be fixed after that and no late entries will be accepted.
Saturday, 22 November 2008
Stirling Swimming is a growing, ambitions and competitive swimming club. It aims to encourage as many young swimmers to participate and achieve in the sport. We now have over 100 swimmers with several regularly competing at district and national level.
The Open meet in January is an important the Key event for fundraising however with the increasing costs of pool time, coaching staff and galas to steal a tag line
“ Every little helps”
The club are in the process of attracting sponsorship from within the
Sponsorship can take many different forms including:-
ü Sponsoring a race at the Open meet ( From £25 per race)
ü Sponsoring a trophy at Open meet (From £100)
Contact Stuart Ogg: firstname.lastname@example.org
Contact Stuart Ogg: email@example.com
Thursday, 20 November 2008
Wednesday, 19 November 2008
Other nominees who were honoured at the ceremony were :
· Martin Cremin who was nominated in the young sport person of the year category
· Blair Prentice who was nominated in the service to local sport category
· Scott Nelson who was nominated in the coach of the year category
· Tod Cooper who was nominated in the senior sport person of the year category
The club can be proud of this award, it is a testemony to the hard work done by all in the club, swimmers, coaches and volunteers.
Friday, 14 November 2008
Please note the meet calendar has now been updated with dates upto June 2009. You will soon receive your gala entry sheet, make sure you return it in a timely manner to ensure you are entered into the appropriate meets next year.
Check out the meet calendar here
Thursday, 13 November 2008
Wednesday, 12 November 2008
Stirling Swimming Club had its largest number of swimmers qualify for the Central gala this weekend with over 50 making the trip to Grangemouth. It was a successful day for the club with 43 individual medals won plus 5 relay teams making the podium. Many of the younger swimmers were attending their first gala and not only collected personal best times but were very much part of the team who achieved second place just losing out to Grangemouth for best overall club.
In the 10 and Under Boys Angus Cameron was joint runner up after medalling in each race. He was joined by Hamish Lang, Ian Shilladay and Cameron Harris in the relay event and although they missed out on a medal all swam well in a tough race. In the girls events in the same age group Ella Shilladay also had a fantastic day collecting four medals in pb times. In the backstroke Anastarsia Moffat had a superb swim coming from a slow heat to unexpectedly win a bronze medal with a 7 second pb time. Not wanting to be outdone twin sister Amarialla reduced her breaststroke time by 5 seconds then teamed up with Anastarsia, Ella and Beth Gallacher to achieve a great silver medal in the relay.
The 11/12 Boys saw Scott MacArthur win 3 medals in a tough age group whilst Jack Matthewson swam superbly in the breaststroke to cut his entry time by 14 seconds and Logan Henderson reduced his 200m Freestyle pb by 10 seconds. Kayrine Kelly performed to her usual high standard with four medals and was joint winner of the overall age group trophy. Also in this age group Nicola Allan had a great 200m freestyle swim and Rebecca Millar significantly reduced her breaststroke pb time.
The 13/14 year old boy’s events were particularly tough for the
The 15 years and above
Like their 13/14 team mates
The final event of the day was the mixed relay with the club’s fastest male and female freestyle swimmers from each age group taking on the other clubs. Anastarsia then Angus led off for
Tuesday, 11 November 2008
The following items were left by
Blue and yellow Swimathon towel
Blue and pink spotty towel
Pink towel with yellow trim
Black Nike sleeveless t-shirt
To claim any of these, please contact Fionna McKenna - Fionna.McKenna@lineone.net
Friday, 7 November 2008
Thursday, 6 November 2008
The club now has a mobile phone to be used as the main contact point during galas, it will be held by the coach or team manager attending the gala.
This number should be used (preferably by text):
- To let the club know of any last minute withdrawals, either on the evening before or on the day of a gala
- To let the club know if you are running late for a gala, but do not want to be withdrawn
- For any contact required with the team manager/coach on poolside during a gala.
Please do not use this number for any other club contact, it will only be switched on in the evening prior to and during a gala. Use the normal contacts from the website for any other purposes.
Number: 07599 281201
Wednesday, 5 November 2008
Stirling Swimming needs two more volunteers to man the doors on sunday afternoon.
Contact Anne Wilson for any of the above. firstname.lastname@example.org
Tuesday, 4 November 2008
As a Club we would like to apologise to those swimmers who handed in their gala forms but did not get entered into the Central Gala. Unfortunately our system for collecting and recording which swimmers should be registered for which galas has shown a weakness. Firstly we would like to assure all swimmers that we will introduce procedures to allow them to personally check that their gala form has been received and recorded. After the deadline for submitting gala forms we will post the registered swimmers/galas on the Club website and also on the University noticeboard, to allow everyone to double check. We appreciate that no system is water tight. Over the last 4 years the Club has endeavoured to gradually improve the gala entry process to ensure that all its swimmers are entered into the appropriate meets allowing them to compete as much as possible throughout the year. Our current procedure, although it has shown flaws this time, has allowed a much larger number of swimmers to enter galas than we have had before, having said that once again the Club offers its sincere apologies to those swimmers affected by this recent problem.
President Stirling Swimming
Kick Test results from October 4 are finally available in the members area, sorry for the delay, it took some time to get them typed up you can find them in Club Members Area
This is a reminder to those who are attending the
Date: Saturday November 8
Warm Up: 09.30 – 10.10am for Start 10.25am
Finish approx 2pm
Please find the meet format summary below
12yrs/U 9.30 - 9.50am
13/14yrs, 15/16yrs, 17/19yrs 9.50 - 10.10am
Session Start 10.25am
Event 1 12/U 50m Backstroke Girls/Boys
Event 2 13/14yrs, 15/16yrs, 17/19yrs 100m Backstroke Girls
Event 3 13/14yrs, 15/16yrs, 17/19yrs 100m Backstroke Boys
Event 4 12/U 50m Butterfly Girls/Boys
Event 5 13/14yrs, 15/16yrs, 17/19yrs 100m Butterfly Girls
Event 6 13/14yrs, 15/16yrs, 17/19yrs 100m Butterfly Boys
Presentations for events 1 -6
Event 7 12/U 50m Breaststroke Girls/Boys
Event 8 13/14yrs, 15/16yrs, 17/19yrs 100m Breaststroke Girls
Event 9 13/14yrs, 15/16yrs, 17/19yrs 100m Breaststroke Boys
Event 10 12/U 50m Freestyle Girls/Boys
Event 11 13/14yrs, 15/16yrs, 17/19yrs 100m Freestyle Girls
Event 12 13/14yrs, 15/16yrs, 17/19yrs 100m Freestyle Boys
Event 13 12/U 4 X 50m Freestyle Relay Girls
Event 14 12/U 4 X 50m Freestyle Relay Boys
Presentations for events 7 â€“ 14 & Top Primary School
Event 15 13/14yrs, 15/16yrs, 17/19yrs 200m Backstroke Girls
Event 16 13/14yrs, 15/16yrs, 17/19yrs 200m Backstroke Boys
Event 17 13/14yrs, 15/16yrs, 17/19yrs 200m Butterfly Girls
Event 18 13/14yrs, 15/16yrs, 17/19yrs 200m Butterfly Boys
Event 19 13/14yrs, 15/16yrs, 17/19yrs 200 Individual Medley Girls/Boys
Event 20 OPEN 400m Freestyle Girls/Boys
Presentations for events 15 - 20
Event 21 13/14yrs, 15/16yrs, 17/19yrs 200m Breaststroke Girls
Event 22 13/14yrs, 15/16yrs, 17/19yrs 200m Breaststroke Boys
Event 23 13/14yrs, 15/16yrs, 17/19yrs 200m Freestyle Girls
Event 24 13/14yrs, 15/16yrs, 17/19yrs 200m Freestyle Boys
Event 25 OPEN 400 Individual Medley Girls/Boys
Presentations for events 21 -25 & Top Secondary School
Monday, 3 November 2008
We need volunteers to help officiate at the club championships. If you can help out please let Anne Wilson email@example.com know. If anyone hasn't done anything like this before and would like to give it a try, please contact Anne and let her know your interest. It doesn't matter if you haven't done anything like this before; this may be a great way to find out what is involved before you take it any further and a great way to get to meet some more parents