Notices

Club Trip Survey

We put a survey on both Twitter and Facebook to guage opinion on a Club trip at the end of June. The choices were between Chill Factore and Lightwater Valley.

The were a total of 24 votes cast and the results are:
  • 9 votes for Chill Factore
  • 15 votes for Lightwater Valley

This means that we will be organising a trip to Lightwater Valley.
More details to follow...

Pendle Twinning Association - Creil Gala - CANCELLED

We have been invited to take part in a gala in Creil (France) and are looking for about 7 swimmers aged between 12 and 17. Plus 1 to 2 adults to caperone the children.

The trip will take place from Friday, 13th July until Monday, 16th July.

Please see Mrs Croxall if you are interested.


Unfortunately this trip has been cancelled as the French cannot sort out the funding for the event. There is hope that it will go ahead in 2019.

New Club Hoodies

We are now taking orders for the new Club Hoodies. There are Purple with a Heather Grey lining.

PRICES: Childrens £13
  Adults £18

This is inclusive of Logos and your name printed on the back.

Click here for details of sizes.

Please order your new Club Hoodie at a Club session.

Friendly League Fixture

You can view the team sheet for the Friendly League fixture away at Accrington on Monday, 30th April here

There is no coach for this league fixture. The warm-up starts at 7:15pm for 7:30pm start at the Hyndburn Sports Centre.

The postcode for Hyndburn Sports Centre is BB5 4EP. Click here for directions
NOTE: Anyone selected to represent Colne ASC in competition must adhere to its Competition Policy.

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 February 2018

Headlines

Friendly League

In the first away fixture of the season, Colne lose to Great Harwood after losing all the backstroke races.

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

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

Click here for results.....

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.

Click here for results.....

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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Poolside Presentations

At the last Club session of 2017, the Two Alberts Trophy for Services to the Club was presented to Steve Craig. Then Rauri Sweeney received his trophy for the Boys Junior Championship.

A final presentation was made to Jenny Cocker from Young Carers Contact for Burnley, Pendle and Rosendale who received a cheque for £800. The presentation was done by teacher Mark Turner and swimmers Saskia Daly, Mia Dodman and Rachel Leigh.

Annual Presentation

It was a cold damp night on Saturday, 16th December as Colne ASC held their Annual Presentation and Disco at the Nelson Cricket Club.

The special awards of the Bramhill Memorial Trophy and the John Dobbin Memorial Trophy were to be presented to Jaycub Watson and Luke Chew respectively, but unfortunately they weren't there. Then the Two Alberts Trophy for Services to the Club was to be presented to Steve Craig, who unfortunately was unable to attend. These presentations are to be made on a Club night this coming week.

This was followed by presentation of the Betty Petty Style Trophy. This year the girls winner was Mia Dodman and the boys was Thomas Holgate.

The winners from the Championship Gala were then presented their trophies, including a special word from June Foulkes regarding the Laura Foulkes Memorial Trophy.

The trophies for the age group winners from the Christmas Sprint Gala were then presented and this included the winners from the Ladies and Gents Parent and Child Relays. There was only a solitary record broken, and that was by Eleanor Fuggle in the 15 year old girls 25m Freestyle. She set a new mark of 13.69 to beat the old record of 14.28 set by Charlotte Beech back in 2009.

Finally at the end the winner of the Spot-On competition was named, with Jack Nevison in 3rd winning £5, Mia Dodman in second with £10, and the winner who received £20 was Kian Noon, who got within 0.08 of a second of his time. He submitted 35.83 and did 35.91.

Finally all the trophy winners and medalists gathered for a group photo before the buffet was opened. Then the DJ got the party started.

Click here for results of Spot-On.....

Christmas Sprint Gala

There were a total of 26 girls and 21 boys who participated in the Christmas Sprint Gala, with two ladies and three gentlemen in the Parent and Child Relay.

There was only one record broken and that was by Eleanor Fuggle in the 15 year old girls freestyle event. Eleanor took 13.69 seconds to cover the 25m of the pool, eclipsing Charlotte Beech's time on 14.28 from 2009.

The age group winners will be presented with their trophies at the Club's Annual Presentation on Saturday, 16th December at the Nelson Cricket Club.

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Championship Gala Part Two

There were no records broken over the course of the evening.

There were 15 winners of the 24 trophies on offer with Charlotte Leigh, Daniel Fuggle and Lewis Fenwick each winning three events. With two wins a peice for Dominica Taylor and Max Harper.

Winning a single trophy were Amelia Redfearn, Eleanor Fuggle, Ethan Meggison, Kian Noon, Mia Dodman, Nicole Baxter, Olivia Taylor, Rachel Leigh, Ryan Burnett and Saskia Daly.

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Championship Gala Part One

There were no records broken over the course of the evening.

There were 15 winners of the 24 trophies on offer with Charlotte Leigh winning four events, followed by Jack Middleton on 3 wins. With Eleanor Fuggle, Eleanor Holgate, Daniel Fuggle and Lewis Fenwick winning two trophies apiece.

Also winning a single trophy were Dominica Taylor, Henry Manning, Isabelle Taylor, Jamie Higginbottom, Joshua Robinson, Kyran Denton, Matilda Critchley, Nicole Baxter and Ruairi Sweeney.

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Betty Petty Style Competition

There were a total of 27 children (11 boys and 16 girls) competing in the second part of the Betty Petty Style Competition. They were judged over two lengths their start, stroke, turn and finish for backstroke, breaststroke and frontcrawl.

The results for the 27 swimmers will be announced at the Annual Presentation on Saturday, 16th December at the Nelson Cricket Club.",

Friendly League

Colne lose in a close contest against Accrington at Pendle Lesiure Centre.

23rd October: Colne lose to Accrington at home.

9th October: Colne beat Great Harwood at home.

27th September: Colne lose to Burnley Bobcats away.

11th September: Colne beat Darwen away

17th July: Colne lose away at Great Harwood

12th June: Colne beat Burnley Bobcats at home.

22nd May: Colne beat Darwen at home.

24th April: Colne lose away to Accrington.

Click here for results.....

Sponsored Swim

There were 46 people who did the sponsored swim on Monday, 16th October and Thursday, 19th October. The total amount of lengths each swimmer did can be viewed here.

A big thanks to all those who took part.

Marl Team Cup 2017

On Saturday, 30th September a team of eight girls along with three chaperones, headed off to Manchester Airport for their first leg of a German adventure. Soon they were all on board a flight to Marl in Germany.

The eight were Caitlin Harper, Grace Barker, Saskia Daly, Mia Dodman, Charlotte Leigh, Eleanor Fuggle, Rachel Leigh and Eleanor Root. They were escorted by Lindsey Harper, Jo Brown, and Liz Leigh.

So on Sunday, 1st October, representing Pendle's Twinning Association, the Colne ASC girls were taking on their counterparts from Marl and Creil, to compete in the Marl Team Cup, which was organised by the City Sports Association in Marl.

The teams competing along with Colne ASC were l'équipe de natation de la ville de Creil (Creil Swim Team, France) and the German teams of Bitterfelder Schwimmverein 1990 (swimming club) I and II, SC Coesfeld, Schwimmverein Haltern, and SG SSF Marl-Hüls I and II.

Between them the girls acheived 52 points as Colne finished 6th of the eigth teams. The winners were Bitterfelder Schwimmverein 1990 e.V. I who attained 160 points.

Click here for full write up.....

Rotherham Metro September A/B Graded Meet

Two girls from Colne ASC travelled to the Ponds Forge International Sports Centre, Sheffield on Saturday, 23rd September to compete in the Rotherham Metro September A/B Graded Meet.

Saskia Daly swimming in the 12 years age group finished 6th in the 50m and 100m Freestyle events, was 10th in the 50m Breaststroke and 13th in the 50m Butterfly.

Mia Dodman swimming in the 13 years age group finished 13th in the 200m Freestyle, 15th in the 50m Freestyle and 50m Backstroke, and was 17th in both 50m butterfly and 100m Individual Medley events.

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World Masters Championships 2017

17th FINA World Masters Championships held in Budapest, Hungary. Philip Croxall swimming in 45-49 years age group.

15th August: 51st out of 99 100m Breaststroke 1:22.73
17th August: 49th out of 79 200m Individual Medley 2:43.84
19th August: 40th out of 61 200m Breaststroke 3:06.15
20th August: 26th out of 45 400m Freestyle 5:11.10

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Full Results are published on the official Results page.

Cherry Wilkinson Memorial Age Group Gala for June

The times for the June age group gala can be viewed here.

The Most Improved Swimmers for June are Ethan Meggison and Dominica Taylor.

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British Masters and Senior Age Group Championships

From Friday 16th June until Sunday 18th June there were hundreds of swimmers who travelled north to the sunny city of Aberdeen to take part in three days of competition at the British Masters and Senior Age Group Championships (50m) 2017. Amongst them were two swimmers from the Colne ASC Masters. Tony Catterall in the 70 to 74 years age group and Philip Croxall in the 45 to 49 years age group.

Tony finished first in the 1500m Freestyle, the 400m Freestyle, the 200m Backstroke and the 800m Freestyle, was second in the 400m Individual Medley and third in the 200m Individual Medley.

Philip finished third in the 200m Freestyle, the 200m Individual Medley, the 400m Freestyle and the 800m Freestyle, was 4th in the 200m Breaststroke and fifth in the 100m Breaststroke.

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Yorkshire SA Open Masters and Senior Age Group Championships 2017

On Saturday, 13th May, three members of the Colne ASC Masters Team travelled to the John Charles Centre for Sport in Leeds for the Yorkshire SA Open Masters and Senior Age Group Championships 2017.

Swimming in the 70 to 74 years age group Tony Catterall finished 1st in the 100m Backstroke and the 50m Backstoke, 2nd in the 200m Individual Medley and the 400m Freestyle, 3rd in the 200m Freestyle and 4th in the 100m Individual Medley.

Swimming in the 50 to 54 years age group Stephen Tyler finished 1st in the 50m Breaststroke, 2nd in the 100m Breaststroke and 4th in the 400m Freestyle.

Swimming in the 45 to 49 years age group Philip Croxall finished 1st in the 200m Individual Medley and the 100m Breaststroke, 2nd in the 100m Individual Medley and 4th in the 50m Breaststroke.

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Rotherham Metro Springtime Long Course Open Meet 2017

On the weekend of 6th and 7th May, there were two swimmers from Colne ASC that took part in the Rotherham Metro Springtime Long Course Open Meet 2017 held at the Ponds Forge International Sports Centre in Sheffield.

Saskia Daley swimming in the 12 years age group finished 8th in the 50m Freestyle, 9th in the 50m Butterfly and the 100m Freestyle, 25th in the 50m Breaststroke and 26th in the 50m Backstroke.

Mia Dodman swimming in the 13 years age group finished 14th in the 100m Backstroke, 18th in the 200m Freestyle, 20th in the 50m Butterfly and the 100m Freestyle, 22nd in the 50m Backstroke and 23rd in the 50m Freestyle.

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March Madness Meet 2017

There were two swimmers from Colne ASC taking part in the City of Sheffield Swim Squads' March Madness Meet 2017. This was a level 3 meet held at the Ponds Forge International Sports Centre in Sheffield.

Both Saskia Daly and Mia Dodman were swimming in a very competitive 11 and 12 years age group.

Saskia finished 15th in the 50m and 100m Freestyle events, 21st in the 50m Butterfly, 44th in the 50m Breaststroke and 58th in the 50m Backstroke.

Mia finished 16th in the 100m Freestyle, 24th in the 100m Backstoke, 29th in the 50m Butterfly, 31st in the 50m Backstroke and 53rd in the 50m Freestyle.

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North West Region Masters Championships

Two members of the Colne ASC Masters Team travelled to the Palatine Leisure Centre in Blackpool for the ASA North West Region Masters Championships 2017.

Swimming in the 45 to 49 years age group was Philip Croxall who finished 1st in the 800m Freestyle, 200m Backstroke, 400m Freestyle and 200m Freestyle and was 2nd in the 200m Individual Medley and 200m Breaststroke events.

Tony Catterall swimming in the 70 to 74 years age group finished 1st in the 50m Backstroke, 100m Individual Medley, 100m Breaststroke, 50m Breaststroke, 100m Backstroke and the 200m Breaststroke, and was 2nd in the 800m and 400m Freestyle events.

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Lancashire County Championships

The Championships were held at the Manchester Aquatics Centre on the weekends of 28th/29th January and the 4th/5th February.

Saskia Daly swimming in the 13 years age group finished 38th in the 50m Freestyle.

Miranda Bower swimming in the 17 years age group finished 3rd in the 200m Breaststroke, 10th in the 100m Backstroke, 39th in the 100m Freestyle and 3rd in the heats of the 50m Breaststroke and 4th in the final. She was also 19th in the 50m Freestyle, 10th in the 50m Backstroke and 2nd in the heats of the 100m Breaststroke in which she was 3rd in the Final.

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Cherry Wilkinson Memorial Age Group Gala for January

The times for the January age group gala can be viewed here.

The Most Improved Swimmers for January will be announced on Monday, 30th January.


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Session Status

Friday 27th AprilLarge Pool19:00 20:00Training GroupNormal
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Sunday 6th MayLarge Pool08:00 09:00Masters SessionNormal
Monday 7th MayLarge Pool18:50 21:00Main Club SessionNo LessonsBank Holiday Monday

List of Club Sessions


Coming Soon

For a full list of events view the diary

Monday, 30th April 2018:
There are 3 days until Friendly League Fixture Away at Accrington. Hyndburn Sports Centre

Wednesday, 2nd May 2018:
There are 5 days until next Committee Meeting at the Pendle Lesiure Centre

Thursday, 3rd May 2018:
There are 6 days until next Swimming Club Trials for entry to Swimming Club.

Monday, 7th May 2018:
There is No Swimming Club due to Bank Holiday Monday in 10 days

Monday, 21st May 2018:
There are 24 days until Friendly League Fixture Away at Darwen. Darwen Leisure Centre

Monday, 28th May 2018:
There is No Swimming Club due to Bank Holiday Monday in 31 days

Wednesday, 27th June 2018:
There are 61 days until Friendly League Fixture Away at Burnley Bobcats. Padiham Sports Centre

Thursday, 28th June 2018:
There are 62 days until Cherry Wilkinson Memorial Age Group Gala for June

Monday, 27th August 2018:
There is No Swimming Club due to Bank Holiday Monday in 122 days

Thursday, 13th September 2018:
There are 139 days until Friendly League Fixture Home to Great Harwood