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Club Newsletter March 2015
Easter Weekend Closures
The Grammar School
session tonight 1st April and next week 8th April have
been cancelled due to the school being
closed for Easter.
Good Friday - There will be NO training at the University on Friday 3rd April.
Easter Sunday - There will be NO training at Welbeck or Loughborough Leisure Centre on Sunday 5th April.
Training will commence back on Tuesday 7th April 2015 at the normal training times and locations
To view the photo gallery of swimmers during the recent Age Group galas click on the news tab and select
COL Open Meet
City of Leicester
are hosting a Development Open meet on 6th and 13th June at Braunstone Leisure
This gala is open to 10-13 year olds (age on 31st December 2015) and starts at 5.30pm similar to our internal club galas
This is an ideal opportunity for all swimmers as there are only upper limit times, this means you can't be faster than the times presented within the pack.
Please find information pack here and entry form for LTSC swimmers here, this should be returned to Fiona by 14th April at £5 per race
If you are new member please see information here regarding membership and monthly fees. Membership forms need to be returned to Lisa Harrison who will be in the upstairs café area of Loughborough Leisure Centre from 6.30pm on the last Thursday of every month. Alternatively email the form to Lisa at email@example.com
Age Groups & County Champs 2015
Please check the link below for ALL gala warm up times as the schedule still has TBC for gala start times and they do differ in timings.
http://www.leicestershireasa.org/swimming/events - look for ALL GALAS > click on INFORMATION FOR SWIMMERS, SPECTATORS & COACHES
The hoodie printing company (Fine Designs) will be at Braunstone on 21st& 22nd March for those of you wishing to purchase any hoodies or t-shirts printed while you wait with swimmers names and County Age Group details ..... bring some extra money!!!
Sessions 1 & 2 of the 2015 Leicestershire County Champs on Friday 27th February saw a great start for Loughborough Town swimmers.
Girls 800m Freestyle.
Peta Jarvis claimed Bronze in 14yr.
Alex West claimed Silver in 15yrs
PB’s for Abbie Ruddle , Eleanor Capell and Katie West
Boys 1500m Freestyle
Sandy Jarvis claimed Bronze in 12yrs
Bradley Capell claimed Silver in 16yrs
William Bell claimed Gold in 13yrs. William was crowned the Junior County Champion and the Open County Champion. He is also the new 1500 Junior County record holder beating the existing record by 23 seconds.
A big well done to everyone and good luck to all
our swimmers taking part next weekend.
Rugby SC Open Meet
A few swimmers from LTSC will be attending the Rugby Swimming Club Open Meet on Saturday 25th April ONLY. This is a Grade 3 meet so the majority of our swimmers should be able to enter if they wish to do so. The entry form can be found at www.rugbyswimmingclub.co.uk under Rugby Open 2015 Info Pack. Closing date for this is 28th March 2015 and must be signed by a LTSC coach before posting. Be quick to send your entries off directly to them as instructed on the entry form.
Lisa and Kieron Harrison will be poolside helpers on the Saturday (all day) only.
Masters Open Meets
Calverton and Bingham Masters Open Meet – 19th April 2015
Hucknall Leisure Centre, Linby Road ,Nottingham ,NG15 7TX
(Near to Junction 27 of the M1)
form can be downloaded via www.cabsc.co.uk
Closing date 22nd March 2015
East Midlands Challenge Gala – 26th April 2015
Leicestershire’s team will be sent out by Lauren, if anyone would like to swim but currently doesn’t receive details please let Fiona know and she can give Lauren your details.
Midland Masters Championships 2015 – 15th ,16th and 17thMay 2015
Newbold Comyn, Royal Leamington Spa
form and Schedule can be found at www.icklepeoplesoftware.co.uk
Closing date 18th April 2015.
Etwall Eagles Masters are holding their 11th Masters Open Meet on Saturday 28th November 2015 at Queens Leisure Centre ,Derby.Please go to the following link for the entry form –
or you can enter online - www.icklepeoplesoftware.co.uk. Closing date is 31st October 2015 "first come first serve” basis.
If you would like to take part in any relays please let Fiona know which ones.
Congratulations and well done to Katie West and William Bell who were both chosen to represent Leicestershire at the Bedfordshire ASA Junior Inter-Counties on Sunday 8th February at Luton's Inspire 50m pool. This was Katie and Williams’ first time representing the Leicestershire Junior Inter-Counties squad, swimming in individual events and relays. They competed against other teams from Essex, Hertfordshire, Lincolnshire, Suffolk and Bedfordshire.
Leicestershire came 4th overall with a result of 257 points missing out on 3rd place by only 3 points.
The winning team was Essex with 307.5 points for the second time in a row.
LTSC Onesies are now available click here.
The arrangement for swimming hats will follow.
Loughborough Town Swimming Club is pleased to announce the appointment of Jim West as Head Coach.
Over the past few years Jim has demonstrate a great commitment and enthusiasm to improve our swimmers. During this time Jim has also demonstrated an ability to develop himself into a coach capable of leading the Club’s overall coaching and training programme. With the support of the current coaches and the planned recruitment of an assistant coach we are looking to improve the quality of our training programme with aim helping current and future swimmers reach their full potential.
Jim said on his appointment "I am honoured to be offered the opportunity to be selected for this position and look forward to working closely with all the coaches and supporting volunteers, and together I believe we can guide the club forward to a very successful future. We already have a strong foundation that will enable us to develop Loughborough Town Swimming Club into one of the leading clubs supporting the regional pathway in Leicestershire. I am excited at this challenging opportunity, and would welcome any suggestions from anyone connected with the club.”
I congratulate Jim on his well-earned appointment and trust you will lend your support to Jim and the rest of the coaching team.
Steve Conway (Chair)
Last Updated 01 April 2015