Club News 

  • August 2019

    Summer closure 19 August-03 September
    Take a break!
    Swimming is a demanding sport. To avoid burn out, swimmers, coaches and parents need a complete break to switch off and recharge batteries.
    Taking a break leads to renewed enthusiasm when it is time to return to full training in September.
    Many believe you may lose something during a break in training when in fact the opposite is true, refreshed minds and bodies.
    Have confidence in the system and do not get sucked into the belief that more is best. A balanced approach leads to injury free, motivated and happy swimmers. 
    So, take a break!

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    Sunday 01 September

    A very warm welcome to all newly promoted Sharks to Alpha Squad swimmers.
    The journey starts here.

    Payment of training fees
    Training fees are due on 02 of each month.
    Please ensure any Standing Order payments are set up to reach our account by that date.

    Deben meet "The Challenge"
    BIG Congratulations to the 12 swimmers who have been
    selected to attend the Deben meet on Saturday 09 November 2019.
    See the 12 selected swimmers HERE

    13 October 2019 Cranleigh meet - Entry form HERE. Closing 12 September.
    23 & 24 November 2019 Atlantis (Horsham) meet - Entry form HERE. Closing 19 September.

    2020 County qualifying times - Available HERE
    Times to have been swum on or after: 25 February 2019
    Swimmers who have currently (as at 30 June) qualified HERE -  age will show as at 31 December 2020.

    How much do YOU need to improve to qualify for 2020 County Championships?
    All Box Hill swimmers aged 10 and over on 31 December 2020 can check here. 
    Times showing are from all swims since 25 February 2019.

    • Swimmers age will show as at 31 December 2020.
    • Youngest age for County Championships is 10 years.
    • Q denotes already qualified.
    • - sign next to time means improvement needed to qualify for respective event.
    • S = Short Course (25m pool) L - Long Course (50m pool)
    • F - ignore this letter.
    • 100m Individual medley (IM) time will not show as there is no event in 2020.
    • No event/time showing means swimmer has not competed in this event.

    Road closure - St Teresa's until September
    Beech Avenue access from Guildford Road (A246) Effingham Junction is closed. However if you enter Beech Avenue from this location after 150m you will see High Barn Road on your left. This road will lead to the back entrance of St Teresa's. High Barn Road is single track with passing places.
    Entrance to St Teresa’s can also be accessed via Critten Lane which is off Crocknorth Road (RH5 6SX). Critten Lane joins Beech Avenue and you will see Entrance to St Teresa’s on your right.
    Please allow plenty of time to arrive.

    In the training pool this week 

    Caoches choice

    Training this week - Tickover 
    Planner HERE - Please check very carefully.

    Teachers helper required next term
    Sunday morning 9.00am-11.00am at Ripley Court must be aged 12 or older.

    email Bryndís if you are interested.

    Dates for your diary 2019
    28 & 29 September - Crawley Long Course meet at K2 - CLOSED
    13 October - Cranleigh meet - Entry form HERE. Closing 12 September.
    09 November - Deben SC meet (Ipswich) - Invitation only. 
    07 November - Fast Water Sprint event at GHS (date TBC)
    16 November - Winter Club Championships - Plenty of time.
    23 & 24 November - Atlantis (Horsham) meet - Entry form HERE. Closing 19 September.
    15 December - Sutton & Cheam Splash & Dash meet - Entry form available soon.
    21 & 22 December - Redhill & Reigate Long Course meet at K2 Crawley - 
    Entry form available soon.
    31 December - Closing date for 2020 County Championships.

    Dates for your diary 2020
    25 & 26 January Surrey Age Group galas 1 & 2 at SSP
    08 & 09 February Surrey Age Group galas 3 & 4 at Crystal Palace NSC
    29 February & 01 March  Surrey Age Group galas 5 & 6 at LAC

    16  May Summer Club Championships - Plenty of time.

    Competing at a swim meet?
    Guidelines for swimmers at meets - REVISED. - All meet entrants and parents should read this.

    Club Kit website link
    For the immediate future the link on the website will be disabled.

    Swim hat ordering
    Order your replacement swim hats here
    Delivery at your nominated training session.
    Competitive Swimming PERFORMANCE Awards- updated 02 July 2019.
    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.
    More info - Follow this link

    NEW Training times for SEPTEMBER 2019 
    HERE - Please take note of the start times.

    Do you have the correct training equipment?
    Check HERE 

    28 & 29 September Crawley Long Course meet at K2 
    REVISED List of swimmers entered HERE - Please check carefully and let me know of any errors.

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