Notices

City of Leeds S.C. New Year Meet 2019

The City of Leeds S.C. New Year Meet 2019 is on Saturday, 5th January until Sunday, 6th January at the Aquatic Centre, John Charles Centre For Sport, Leeds.

Details can be found on the age group competitions page.

Closing date is Friday, 30th November. Anyone interested contact Séamus Daly as soon as possible.
NOTE: Anyone representing Colne ASC in competition must adhere to its Competition Policy.

Rotherham Metro ASC A/B Graded Long Course Meet 2019

The Rotherham Metro ASC A/B Graded Long Course Meet 2019 is on Saturday, 19th January until Sunday, 20th January at the Ponds Forge International Sports Centre, Sheffield.

Details can be found on the age group competitions page.

Closing date is Thursday, 22nd November. Anyone interested contact Séamus Daly as soon as possible.
NOTE: Anyone representing Colne ASC in competition must adhere to its Competition Policy.

Trophies Need Returning

Can those swimmers that won trophies at last years Championship Gala please return them in a CLEAN state before this years gala starts.

If the trophy is damaged, we need it back sooner, so that it can be repaired.

Please return trophies to Joan Croxall or Soo Warner.

Championship Gala

The Championship Galas are on Monday, 19th and Thursday, 22nd November. The warm-up starts at 6:50pm with the gala starting between 7:00pm and 7:10pm.

Entry forms are available for this years Club Championship Gala, the Spot-On Competition, the Betty Petty Style Trophy and the Christmas Sprint Gala and can be downloaded from the forms page.

But it is easier to use the on-line entry for Boys and Girls

Championship Gala - Helpers Required

We would like volunteers to offer their services to the desk before the start of the Gala on Thursday, 22nd. You may not be required but your offer will be appreciated.

We require the following:
  • 6 Time Keepers
  • At least 2 team organisers/chaperones
  • At least 1 marshall
  • At least 2 turn judges
No experience is necessary, but must be patient with the kids all wanting to know if they are swimming.

Clipboards, pens, stopwatches and drinks will be provided.

NOTE: If we don't have enough people helping, then we will struggle to hold this gala.

Spot-On Competition

The Spot-On competition is open to ALL, that means parents and teachers as well as swimmers. The aim of the competition is to swim two lengths in the time you say you are going to do, and the nearest person to their time, wins!.

There are cash prizes of £20, £10 & £5 for 1st, 2nd and 3rd. Entries cost £1. The race will take place in the second Gala as Event 13 on Thursday, 22nd November.

Christmas Sprint Gala

The Christmas Sprint Gala is on Thursday, 6th December.
The warm-up starts at 6:50pm with the gala starting between 7:00pm and 7:10pm.
Everyone will do a single length of the pool for each of the four strokes.
There are age groups up from 6 years of age to the 16 plus age group.

Also there is the Parents/Teachers Christmas Sprint Challenge where they only have to do a single length (25m) using any stroke. They can do the other strokes if they are able.

The last event of the evening will be the Parent and Child Relay, one for Ladies and another for Gents. If there is only one child, they can swim twice.

So there are no excuses not to swim.

This competition is open to ALL members of the Club and INCLUDES parents and teachers.

The online entry for the sprint gala is open just click here
Alternatively you can download the forms from here

Directions Page

There is a Directions page which list all the pools that we visit, plus a few others. The directions are from the Pendle Leisure Centre using a link to Google Maps. Postcodes for the various pools have now been added.

Click here for details.....

Lane Assignments

The current lane assignments for Monday and Thursday night are:

Monday Night Lanes
Thursday Night Lanes
Small Pool Classes

Lanes last updated: 11th November 2018

Headlines

Swim England National Masters Championships 2018

Masters swimmer and Club Chairman, Philip Croxall was competing in the 45 to 49 years age group for the last time.

He finished all five of his events with a season's best as he finished 12th in the 200m Individual Medley, 15th in the 100m Individual Medley, 7th in the 200m Freestyle, 8th in the 200m Breaststroke and 14th in the 100m Breaststroke.

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Friendly League

It was a close contest between Burnley Bobcats and Colne in the home fixture at Pendle Leisure Centre, before Colne won 16 of the final 21 races.

8th October: Darwen cancelled the gala due to being unable to raise a team.

27th September: Colne win by 11 against Burnley Bobcats after being level at half way.

13th September: Colne win by 7 points after close contest against Great Harwood.

27th June: Colne win by 2 points away against Burnley Bobcats.

21st May: Colne win convincingly away at Darwen.

30th April: Colne win comfortably away at Accrington.

16th April: Colne lose away to Great Harwood Otters.

12th March: Colne win big at home to Accrington.

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Swim England North East Region Masters Championships 2018

On Sunday, 23rd September, two members of the Colne ASC Masters team travelled to the Hydro pool in Harrogate.

Tony Catterall (70-74) finished 1st in 50m Breaststroke, 200m Individual Medley, 200m Breaststroke, 400m Freestyle, 100m Breaststroke, 100m Individual Medley and 100m Freestyle, and 2nd in the 200m Freestyle, 100m Backstroke and 50m Backstroke.

Philip Croxall (45-49) finished 1st in the 200m Breaststroke and 100m Individual Medley, and 2nd in the 200m Freestyle and 400m Freestyle.

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Rotherham Metro September A/B Graded Meet 2018

On Saturday, 22nd September, two girls from Colne ASC travelled to the Ponds Forge International Sports Centre in Sheffield.

Swimming in the 14 year old age group was Mia Dodman who finished with four B Graded times with 2nd in the 200m Freestyle, 8th in the 50m Butterfly, 6th in the 50m Freestyle and 6th in the 50m Backstroke.

Swimming in the 13 year age group was Saskia Daly, who finished with two A Grade times with 8th in the 50m Freestyle and 9th in the 100m Freestyle. She had a further three B Graded times with 1st in the 50m Butterfly, 7th in the 50m Backstroke and 4th in the 50m Breaststroke.

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Lancashire County Masters Championships

Two members of the Colne ASC Masters team travelled to the Palatine Leisure Centre in Blackpool to take part in the Lancashire County Masters Championships 2018.

Philip Croxall swimming the 45 to 49 years age group won all his events as he competed in the 200m Freestyle, 200m Backstroke, 200m Breaststroke and 200m Individual Medley.

Tony Catterall swimming in the 70 to 74 years age group also won all of his events as completed in the 100m Individual Medley, 50m Backstroke, 100m Breaststroke, 800m Freestyle, 200m Breaststroke, 100m Freestyle and 200m Individual Medley.

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Cheshire County 2018 Sprint and 400m Freestyle & IM Championships

On the afternoon of Saturday, 14th July, one member of the Colne ASC Masters team travelled to the Grand Central Pool in Stockport for the Cheshire County Masters Sprint & 400m Freestyle & IM Championships 2018.

Philip Croxall competing in the 45 to 49 years age group finished 3rd in the 50m Backstroke, the 100m Individual Medley, the 50m Butterfly and the 50m Freestyle, and was 5th in the 50m Breaststroke.

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Cherry Wilkinson Memorial Age Group Gala for June 2018

There was a low turn out of swimmers for the January Age Group Gala with 18 boys and 19 girls participating. Half of the swimmers managed to do all four strokes, which makes them eligible for the January age groups most improved swimmer.

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The Most Improved Swimmers for June are Niall Metcalfe (15.44%) and Amelia Redfern (10.09%).
Their awards will be presented week beginning Monday, 2nd July.

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Friendly League

It was a close contest between Burnley Bobcats and Colne in the away fixture at Padiham Leisure Centre, with Colne just winning.

27th June: Colne win by 2 points away against Burnley Bobcats

21st May: Colne win convincingly away at Darwen

30th April: Colne win comfortably away at Accrington.

16th April: Colne lose away to Great Harwood Otters.

12th March: Colne win big at home to Accrington.

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Inter-Association Gala

Colne had a single representative in the North Lancs team at the Inter-Association Gala held at the Palatine Leisure Centre in Blackpool. Charlotte Leigh was swimming in 14 years age group in both the 100m and 200m Breaststroke events.

Charlotte finished 6th in the 200m Breaststroke in 2:55.76 and 6th in the 100m Breaststroke in 1:21.16.

The North Lancs finished in 3rd place with 1301.5 points behind winners Liverpool and District on 1558 points and Manchester and District on 1364.5 points. Cumbria finished in 4th place with 1059 points.

Yorkshire Masters Championships 2018

On Saturday, 12th May, the Yorkshire Swimming Association's Masters and Senior Age Groups Championships 2018 were held at the John Charles Centre for Sport in Leeds.

There was a solitary representative from the Colne ASC Masters Team taking part. Philip Croxall was swimming in the 45 to 49 years age group and was taking part in his first competition since the World Masters Championships held back in August 2017.

Philip finished 1st in 100m Butterfly, 2nd in 100m Backstroke and 100m Breaststroke, and was 4th in 100m Freestyle.

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Club Captains

Before the start of the first Friendly League Fixture of the season, the Club Captains were presented with their t-shirts.

The Senior Captains for 2018 are Lewis Fenwick and Eleanor Fuggle.

The Junior Captains for 2018 are Kian Noon and Emily Fenwick.

Cherry Wilkinson Memorial Age Group Gala for January 2018

There was a healthy turn out of swimmers for the January Age Group Gala with 26 boys and 26 girls participating. The majority of the swimmers managed to do all four strokes, which makes them eligible for the June age groups.

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The Most Improved Swimmers for January are Daniel Warner (19.65%) and Sapphire Allko (9.40%).
Their awards will be presented week beginning Monday, 5th February.

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Rotherham Metro January A/B Graded Meet 2018

There were three members of Colne ASC competing in the Rotherham Metro ASC January A/B Graded Meet 2018 at the Ponds Forge International Sports Centre, Sheffield.

Amelia Redfern competing in the 9 years age group finished with a best of 7th in the 50m Butterfly which equated to B Grade of 4th place.

Saskia Daly competing in the 13 years age group finished with a best of an A Graded 5th in both the 50m and 100m Freestyle events.

Mia Dodman also competing in the 13 years age group finished with a best of an A Graded 6th in the 200m Freestyle.

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Harrogate DSC Janus A/B Graded Meet 2018

On the first weekend of the year, three swimmers from Colne ASC travelled to Harrogate for the Harrogate District Swimming Clubs’ Janus A/B Graded Meet 2018.

Amelia Redfern swimming in the 9 years age group in her first age group competition finished with a best of 3rd in the B Graded 50m Freestyle.

Saskia Daly swimming in the 13 years age group finished with a best result of 3rd in the A Graded 50m Freestyle.

Mia Dodman swimming in the 13 years age group finished with a best result of 5th in the A Graded 50m Butterfly and a 1st in the B Graded 100m Freestyle.

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Session Status

Monday 19th NovemberLarge Pool18:50 21:00Main Club SessionNo LessonsChampionship Gala No. 1
Thursday 22nd NovemberSmall Pool18:15 19:15LearnersNormal
Thursday 22nd NovemberLarge Pool18:50 21:00Main Club SessionNo LessonsChampionship Gala No. 2
Saturday 24th NovemberLarge Pool08:00 09:00Masters SessionNormal
Sunday 25th NovemberLarge Pool08:00 09:00Masters SessionNormal
Monday 26th NovemberLarge Pool18:50 21:00Main Club SessionNormal
Thursday 29th NovemberSmall Pool18:15 19:15LearnersNormal
Thursday 29th NovemberLarge Pool18:50 21:00Main Club SessionNormal

List of Club Sessions


Coming Soon

For a full list of events view the diary

Monday, 19th November 2018:
1st Championship Gala (Entry Form) On-line Entry Boys or Girls is tonight!

Thursday, 22nd November 2018:
There are 3 days until 2nd Championship Gala (Entry Form) On-line Entry Boys or Girls

Wednesday, 5th December 2018:
There are 16 days until next Committee Meeting at the Pendle Leisure Centre

Thursday, 6th December 2018:
There are 17 days until Christmas Sprint Gala (Entry Form) On-line Entry

Saturday, 15th December 2018:
There are 26 days until Annual Presentation and Disco at Nelson Cricket Club. Doors Open 7:00pm

Thursday, 7th February 2019:
There are 80 days until next Swimming Club Trials for entry to Swimming Club.