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2023 Summer Shutdown

Not long now and summer holidays will be upon us, the club has always closed for 2 weeks to allow swimmers parents and coaches to relax, reflect on the previous swimming year and prepare the upcoming year, it also allows…

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Summer holiday period

Coaches have decided not to have a two week shutdown during this years school holidays. We will however, during August, be cancelling Monday Wednesday and Friday mornings and Monday nights at Castleview. Crossfit and Metafit will be going ahead as…

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Level X – Series 2

3pm warm up 3.20pm start £2 per event closing dates 7 days prior to the event Enter online. June 5th events 200 free 50 fly 50 free 100 back 100 fly June 19th 200 breast 50 back 50 breast 100…

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Morning Training

From May 17th all weekday morning training sessions will start at 06:00 to 07:30. Monday, Wednesday and Friday. Please arrrive at 05:50 so swimmers are in the water for 06:00. Anyone needing to leave the water early must email coaches…

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Swim England statement on training in groups after lockdown restrictions eased

Swim England has issued the following statement after the coronavirus lockdown was further eased by the Government. A spokesperson for the recognised national governing body said: “Swim England is seeking clarity from Government as to the extent of the easing…

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2020 Regional Short Course Swimming Championships Cancelled

The North East Regional Swimming Championships due to be held at Ponds Forge, Sheffield on the 7 & 8 November 2020 have been cancelled. A Swim England Leadership Group statement reads: Dear Regional Chairs, Swimming Managers and Licensing Officers, As…

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Swimming training suspended

Following a change in the advice given by Swim England, Durham County Council have announced the closure of Chester-le-Street Leisure Centre from tonight to both the public and clubs that use its facilities. Gateshead MBC has also closed Birtley Swimming…

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Session cancellations due to Northumberland and Durham Championships

Due to Northumberland and Durham Championships there will be no training on 1st and 15th February at Chester-le-Street There will also be no training on Sunday 2nd and 16th February at Birtley Pool, anyone still wanting to train on the…

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Summer meets qualifying window announced

The Qualifying Window for the British Summer Championships and the Home Nation Summer Meets will open on Friday 13th March 2020 and run through to Sunday 10th May 2020. Entry to the key end of season events is by invitation…

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Metafit cancellations over Christmas

The final metafit session before Christmas will be on Friday 13 December with sessions resuming on Friday 10 January.