We’ve recently been distributing information sheets with intructions on how to add your swimmers to your Chester-le-Street ASC account. If you have not yet signed up, you must do so as soon as possible.
Signing up and connecting your swimmers is important because;
It allows you to enter galas online, including our club Christmas Gala
Allows us to keep in touch with you by email about your squads
Enables you to update;
Your swimmer’s information
Your swimmer’s medical information
Your swimmer’s photography permissions
Allows you to see attendance as a percentage for each of your swimmers.
Add emergency contact details
Renew your membership online
We’re also currently working on new features which will enable you to
Finally we have confirmation of our return to pool!
12th April is when we shall be returning to pool training. Details will follow with regard to times and sessions but we are expecting to have the same pool time and arrangements as our last sessions. When we have this confirmed another email will be sent.
Crossfit will return to the CrossFit centre, however metafit will remain online.
For anyone who did not renew their membership could you please email ASAP if your swimmer is returning to pool so their membership can be reinstated with the ASA.
The renewal period is open from Thursday 31 December 2020 to Monday 25 January 2021. The renewal process is simple and straightforward. Please ensure you and your swimmers read the code of conducts before moving onto the next section.
This year, as well as letting you pay your renewal fees as part of your next direct debit payment, we’re also providing the option to pay by credit or debit card (we accept Visa, MasterCard and American Express and also support Apple Pay and Google Pay). Simply choose how you want to pay when you reach the membership fees page.
Durham County Council are provisionally saying that the leisure centre will reopen on 2 December, with our club returning on Thursday 3 December.
There will however be further meetings between the club and Durham County Council to discuss any matters relating to the impact of Tier 3 on training.
Squads that include metafit as part of their land training plan will continue to do these sessions online. These sessions are available at;
10:00 on Sundays
17:30 on Tuesdays
17:30 on Thursdays
The Tuesday and Thursday metafit sessions are optional extras, kindly being provided to us by Bunny for free while training remains online. These will only run while metafit is carried out online.
CrossFit will return to the CrossFit centre as normal.
Members over the age of 11 must wear a face covering on arrival at the leisure centre and must wear these in all communal areas. All swimmers must arrive “beach ready”.
poolside drying is recommended after sessions as limited availability of changing rooms is expected. There is no access to showers.
Parents must complete the Swim England Return to Training and Risk Awareness forms on the membership system before we return. Please do this as soon as possible because we need to review your Return to Training form. Coaches can see whether you have completed these forms on squad registers and will refuse entry to those who have not completed them.
Level X is an exciting new racing series from Swim England which allows you to compete against swimmers from other clubs. You’ll be racing for time against members from other clubs for a place on the Level X leaderboards.
Entries are now open via the galas section of the membership system.
At Chester-le-Street ASC, our schedule is as follows;
Saturday 31 October
Saturday 7 November
Saturday 21 November
Saturday 28 November
Saturday 12 December
On each day, subject to demand and so that we can meet COVID-19 rules, we will split members into two groups with one group swimming at 07:00 until 09:00 and another at 15:00 until 17:30.