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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.

Pool closure due to repairs

Durham County Council have informed us that the pools at Chester-le-Street will need to be closed for repairs in December. The main pool will be closed 9 – 15 December inclusive and the small pool will be closed 9 –…

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Kick League, Thursday 10 October

Fastest times for 5x200m Freestyle kick on 5 minutes. Kick League takes place on the second Thursday of every month. Thomas – 2.53 Harry – 3.02 Blake – 3.08 Lauren – 3.10 Millie – 3.17 Jacob – 3.17 Jessica W…

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Session cancellations

There will be no training at Chester-le-Street pool (both main and small pool) on Sunday 13th October due to Durham hosting their gala there.

Changes to B3 training sessions

With immediate effect, the Tuesday night session will be 18:30 – 20:30 to allow 30 minutes diving practice off the blocks at the beginning.