Notices

Small Pool Cancelled

The small pool classes on Thursday, 30th May have been cancelled due to the half-term holidays.

The large pool lessons will be on as normal.

Outdoor Elements Club Trip

We are organising a social event for all members and their families to Outdoor Elements. This event will take place on Saturday, 29th June. The Club will not be providing transport as Outdoor Elements is based just outside Simonstone. The intention that everyone meets up at 9:15am so that we are ready for 9:30am. There will be a full day of activities which will end at 4:00pm. Drinks will be provided by the centre, but you can bring your own. They will also provide sandwiches should you so wish at a cost of £2.50.

There will be five activities to take part in, each will have an instructor to show you what to do.

Kit List Please dress for the forecasted weather, taking into account the suggestions below:
Do Wear Layers of clothing that you donít mind getting dirty (it is cooler in the woodland). Trainers / old shoes / walking boots you donít mind getting wet, dirty and scuffed. Waterproof jacket and trousers. A long sleeved top. Full length trousers such as tracksuit bottoms / combats / leggings. Sun hat and sun protection cream. Insect repellant.
Do NOT Wear Jewellery / watches, shorts, jeans, skirts, heeled shoes or your best stuff.

The price per person is £10. See Joan Croxall during Club sessions if you want a place booking.

If you want to arrange to meet at Pendle Leisure Centre on Saturday, 29th June, to travel in fewer vehicles, make sure that you leave it on the upper car park. If you park nearer to the building, then your car will be locked in.

For further information about Outdoor Elements visit their website:
https://outdoorelements.co.uk/

No Swimming Club

There will be no Swimming Club on Bank Holiday Monday, 27th May. This is due to the Pendle Leisure Centre being closed on Public Holidays.

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.

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Lane Assignments

The current lane assignments for Monday and Thursday night are:

Monday Night Lanes
Thursday Night Lanes
Small Pool Classes

Lanes last updated: 24th March 2019

Headlines

Friendly League

It was a close contest between Accrington and Colne in the away fixture at Hyndburn Leisure Centre, but was Colne that prevailed to win by a meer 6 points.

20th May: Colne win a close contest away against Accrington.

27th March: Colne just beat Burnley in a close contest at Padiham.

11th March: Colne win a close contest at home to Accrington.

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Scottish Masters Championships 2019

The Scottish Masters Championships (25m) 2019 took place in the Royal Commonwealth Pool, Edinburgh on Friday, 19th and Saturday, 20th April. Philip Croxall (50-54) finished 1st in the 200m Breaststroke, 2nd in the 400m Freestyle, 3rd in the 200m Individual Medley, 200m Freestyle and 50m Breaststroke, and was 4th in 200m Backstroke, 100m Individual Medley and 50m Freestyle.

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Swim England North West Region Masters Championships 2019

The Masters Championships for the Swim England North West Region were held at the Palatine Leisure Centre, Blackpool on Saturday, 23rd February. There were just two members of the Colne ASC Masters Team in attendance.

Swimming in the 50 to 54 years age group for the first time, Club Chairman Philip Croxall finished 1st in the 100m Backstroke, 2nd in the 100m Breaststroke and the 50m Breaststroke, 3rd in the 100m Butterfly, 4th in the 100m Individual Medley, the 50m Backstroke and the 100m Freestyle, 5th in the 50m Freestyle, and 6th in the 50m Butterfly

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

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Friendly League AGM

It was announced that Colne ASC had won the 2018 Friendly League season.

The format of the league has been changed again. The 16 years and under age group has been dropped, the 12 and under age group has now become the 13 years and under, and the 14 years and under age group has now become the 15 years and under.

The first fixture of the new season will take place on Monday, 11th March when we take on Accrington at the Pendle Leisure Centre.

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Cherry Wilkinson Memorial Age Group Gala for January

There were a total of 19 boys and 34 girls who participated in the Cherry Wilkinson Memorial Age Group Gala for January

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Of all the swimmers who swam there was only one boy and one girl who qualified for the Most Improved Swimmer award. They were Thomas Holgate with a 3.13% improvement and Isabella Taylor with a 3.05% improvement.

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Annual Presentation

It was a cold, dark, wet and windynight on Saturday, 15th 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 Declan Higginbottom and Gracie Adamson respectively.

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.

This was followed by presentation of the Betty Petty Style Trophy. This year the girls winner was Saskia Daly and the boys was Ben Middleton.

Finally at the end the winner of the Spot-On competition was named, with Kian Noon in 3rd winning £5, Charlotte Leigh in second with £10, and the winner who received £20 was Eleanor Fuggle, who got within 0.06 of a second of her time. She submitted 31.25 and did 31.31.

Then the Two Alberts Trophy for Services to the Club was to be presented to Cara Taylor.

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

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Christmas Sprint Gala 2018

There were two individual and one relay record broken over the course of the evening, with Eleanor Fuggle setting new record times in the 16 years and over 25m Backstroke (16.28) and 25m Butterfly (15.06) events. There was also a new record for the Ladies Parent and Child race, with George Collins and his mum Jackie set a new mark of 36.66.

The age group winners were for the boys: Sam Sharp (6), Luke Chew (7), Daniel Warner (9), Jack Middleton (10), Eesa Hussain (11), Kian Noon (12), Jack Nevison (13) and Philip Croxall (16+).

The girls winners were: Zoe Blackadder (5), Isla Bracewell (7), Lily Hutchinson (8), Dominica Taylor (9), Ermita Balnyte (10), Isabelle Taylor (11), Emily Fenwick (12), Caitlin Harper and Eden Hughes (13), Saskia Daly and Mia Dodman (14) and Eleanor Fuggle (16+).

The winners of the Parent and Child races were Oliver Jackson and his Grandad Mark and George Collins and his mum Jackie.

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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 Jack Nevison winning five of them. Charlotte Leigh and Lewis Fenwick both won three trophies, with Matilda Critchley winning two.

Winning a single trophy were Amelia Redfearn, Caitlin Harper, Charlie Pomfret, Eden Hughes, Eleanor Fuggle, Ermita Balnyte, George Collins, Jack Middleton, Luke Chew, Mia Dodman and Saskia Daly.

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Championship Gala Part One

There was a single record broken over the course of the evening as Charlotte Leigh took almost 4 seconds of the old time for the Girls SC Taylor Shield 11 years and over 100m Breaststroke.

There were 13 separate winners across the 24 events with Jack Nevison winning the most with four, with Jack Middleton just behind with three trophy wins. There were six swimmers winning two trophies apiece, namely, Caitlin Harper, Charlotte Leigh, Eleanor Fuggle, Ermita Balnyte, James Henderson and Ruairi Sweeney. The remaining winners were Alicia Higginbottom, Amelia Redfearn, Kian Noon, Lily Hutchinson and Saskia Daly.

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Betty Petty Style Competition

There were a total of 34 children (17 boys and 17 girls) competing in 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 34 swimmers will be announced at the Annual Presentation on Saturday, 15th December at the Nelson Cricket Club.",

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 Clubsí 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

Sunday 26th MayLarge Pool08:00 09:00Masters SessionNormal
Monday 27th MayLarge Pool18:50 21:00Main Club SessionNo LessonsBank Holiday Monday
Thursday 30th MaySmall Pool18:15 19:15LearnersNo LessonsHalf-Term Holidays
Thursday 30th MayLarge Pool18:50 21:00Main Club SessionNormal
Saturday 1st JuneLarge Pool08:00 09:00Masters SessionNormal
Sunday 2nd JuneLarge Pool08:00 09:00Masters SessionNormal
Monday 3rd JuneLarge Pool18:50 21:00Main Club SessionNormal
Thursday 6th JuneSmall Pool18:15 19:15LearnersNormal
Thursday 6th JuneLarge Pool18:50 21:00Main Club SessionNormal

List of Club Sessions


Coming Soon

For a full list of events view the diary

Monday, 27th May 2019:
There is No Swimming Club due to Bank Holiday Monday tomorrow

Thursday, 30th May 2019:
There are 4 days until No Small Pool Classes due to the Half-Term Holidays

Wednesday, 5th June 2019:
There are 10 days until next Committee Meeting at the Pendle Leisure Centre

Thursday, 6th June 2019:
There are 11 days until next Swimming Club Trials for entry to Swimming Club.

Thursday, 27th June 2019:
There are 32 days until Cherry Wilkinson Memorial Age Group Gala for June

Saturday, 29th June 2019:
There are 34 days until Club Trip to Outdoor Elements near Simonstone.

Monday, 26th August 2019:
There is No Swimming Club due to Bank Holiday Monday in 92 days

Monday, 9th September 2019:
There are 106 days until Friendly League Fixture Home to Burnley Bobcats. Warm-up 7:00pm

Thursday, 26th September 2019:
There are 123 days until Friendly League Fixture Home to Great Harwood. Warm-up 7:00pm

Monday, 7th October 2019:
There are 134 days until Sponsored Swim (One Lane).