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  • 18 March 2018

    Snow? What snow!
    Very well done to the 10 Performance Squad and 4 Sigma Squad swimmers who braved the
    conditions this morning to make it to training.

    At last!... Southampton SC 
    have refunded us our entry fees for the cancelled meet on 3 March.
    I have already refunded some of you.
    If you are due a refund I need an email with your bank details please.

    Surrey Age Group Spring meet
    Many thanks to the 20 swimmers who entered.
    All enrties have been accepted.
    See list here.
    I shall send out more details to those taking part soon.

    Plea for help at above event from Jules Burvill
    I am e-mailing with a plea for help regarding the 2018 Surrey Spring Meet.  Please could I ask for your help with contacting parents attending this years meet on 7th, 8th,14th & 15th April to request their much needed help during the event?  
    I have attached a form, for willing parents to complete showing their availability.  Such roles include marshalling, serving refreshments poolside, issuing ribbons to swimmers, helping with the paperwork on the day, distributing results etc. etc.  
    Jules Burvill 
    Surrey County ASA  | Non technical co-ordinator

    Cranleigh Meet 10 June 2018
    This meet is now closed.
    Many thanks to the 37 Box Hill swimmers who entered the event.
    Check the list here and let me know of any omissions, typos or incorrect DOB.
    I am still awaiting several entry fee payments.
    I shall email those who have not paid separately.

    Training this week 
    As per planner - Planner here.
    Please note that on Saturday 24 we currently unsure if GHS is available.
    Check the Planner nearer the time.

    In the training pool this week
    Butterfly Skills & Drills to include turns.

    Change to Downsend training time on Saturday's
    After Easter Alpha Squad a Sigma Squad training time will move to 3.45pm-4.45pm.
    Competitive Swimming PERFORMANCE Awards
    The award scheme is designed to motivate and reward achievements of swimmers at any age or level.
    Through the scheme swimmers can collect badges and certificates when they have successfully achieved the required time standard
    for a stroke and distance.
    Follow this link for more information.

    Dates for your diary:
    Surrey Age Group Spring meet - Sat 7 & Sun 8 April - Sat 14 & Sun 15 April. CLOSED
    Club Championships 19 May 2018 - entry form available soon.
    Leatherhead Meet 24 June - entry form available very soon.
    Club Championships 24 November 2018 - Plenty of time.

    Letter from Diane Gamble Surrey Officials Training Coordinator
    I am writing to you as the representatives of your clubs regarding Swimming Officials' training sessions which I propose to hold in the near future.
    Please can you advertise amongst your parents and ask them to contact me to reserve their place on the course. All candidates must be registered with 'Swim England - The ASA' prior to beginning a training course.
    Please note that for JUDGE LEVEL 1, both sessions must be attended.
    The cost for all courses is £8.00 per person, payable on the night, preferably by cheque payable to 'Swim England (The ASA)'. 
    Session 1 - Thursday 19th April 2018
    Session 2 - Thursday 3rd May 2018
    Both sessions must be attended. 
    Session 1 will be an introduction to officiating and cover Timekeeper and Chief Timekeeper. 
    Session 2 covers Inspector of Turns and Chief Inspector of Turns, and a few other aspects of officiating.
    Wednesday 28th March 2018
    Please contact me separately to arrange a convenient date. Prospective candidates must be qualified as a Judge Level 2 and be completing their post J2 experiences.
    All Courses will be held in the Sports and Conference Centre at Whitgift School, South Croydon, CR2 6YT, starting at 19:30.
    Each session will take approximately 90 minutes.
    I attach the registration form for all courses. These can be completed by all candidates and brought along on the night, or completed and emailed to me in advance. Either way, it is essential that people contact me to reserve their place.
    Many thanks,
    Diane Gamble
    Officials Training Coordinator
    Surrey County ASA

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