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Head Coach:

Phil Melhuish

 

Contact us at:

Ynysawdre Swimming Pool

Heol yr Ysgol

Ynysawdre

Bridgend CF32 9EL

Phone: 0300 012 1223 option 8

E-Mail: swimming@bridgendcounty.co.uk

Assistant Coach:

Kerry Dobbin

BCSS have selected the Coral Beach Resort and Training Centre,  Paphos, Cyprus for their warm weather overseas February 2015 training camp again this year.   The staff would like to thank Sports Abroad and the Cyprus Tourist Board for their help and assistance in making the camp possible.

BRIDGEND COUNTY SWIM SQUAD TRAINING CAMP 2015

CLUB BULLETIN BOARD (Last updated 28th October 2014)

 

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Upcoming Competitions…

 

Details are now available on the Events & Competitions page for:

 

Bridgend Club Championships 27/28th September & 1/2nd November

 

Saturday 1st November will be at Ynysawdre Pool 4:30 w/up

Sunday 2nd November will be at Pyle 3:30 w/up

 

Cardiff Welsh Capital Open Meet 14-16 November 2014 *confirmed entries available*

 

SEW Sub Regional Meet 29 & 30 November 2014

 

Swim Wales Short Course Championships 19—22nd December 2014

 

 

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Arena League 2014…..

 

Details of round 2 draw of the Arena League:

 

North Cornwall Dragons (Hosts)

Bridgend

Plymouth Leander

Swim Swansea

Poole SC

West Wilts Force 5

 

Venue: Hutton Moor on Saturday 8th November— 2pm.  Check notice board for leaving time of the bus. 

 

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Competition Calendar for 2014/15 Now Published — see link on                 Events & Competition Page

 

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Results from the Swim Wales Summers Nationals and ASA Age & Youth Nationals are now available on the results page.  Click here for list of medalists.  Well done all who took part.  Keep up the hard work.

 

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New Squads from April 28 2014…….

 

Click here for revised squad list members effective from 28 April 2014.  The consideration standards and requirements for selection can be found here.  Could all parents/guardians please ensure that the correct fees are paid in accordance with the fee schedule which can be found below.  To avoid any embarrassment please check you are paying the correct amount as checks to standing orders are made regularly.

If you have any queries regarding any of the squad movements please speak to Phil or Kerry.

 

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Training sessions at Ynysawdre pool…...the club have been requested to remind all swimmers across all squads that changing bags and kit bags should not be left in the changing cubicles or alongside the training pool during their session as it is causing a hazard for those using the small pool.  Please either use the lockers within the changing area or bags should be stored neatly in the alcoves in front of the seating area adjacent to the main pool.

 

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REGISTRATION AND MEMBERSHIP

PLEASE CLICK HERE FOR NEW JOINER FORM (IN MICROSOFT WORD FORMAT)WHICH NEEDS TO BE COMPLETED AND RETURNED TO YOUR COACH.  FURTHER MEMBERSHIP PAPERWORK WILL THEN BE ISSUED TO YOU INCLUDING THE SWIM WALES MEMBERSHIP APPLICATION FORM WHICH IS REQUIRED TO BE COMPLETED BY ALL NEW MEMBERS.  FOR A PDF VERSION OF THE CLUB MEMBERSHIP APPLICATION FORM TO PRINT AND SCAN PLEASE CLICK HERE.

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Membership Fee Increase...

Membership fees have increased effective from 1st December 2012.  Click here for notice of new fees.  Could all members assist by arranging to amend their standing order with their bank.

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For individual squad training times see Squad Structure page.

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The results from the club championships (1st weekend)and Greater Gwent Fastwater Meet are now available in the Results section.

 

CHANGES TO TRAINING TIMES

 

Please check regularly the schedule of dates/cancellations for Saturday training and Tuesday gym sessions which are found under the Squad link pages.

 

 

FRIDAY PENCOED LINK SQUAD CANCELLATIONS -

 

CLICK HERE FOR SCHEDULE OF CANCELLATIONS up to January 2105

Link to Skills on Friday 31st October Is cancelled for the club championships on Saturday 1st november

 

No training for performance or competitive skills on Saturday 1st november

 

As from Sunday 05 October 2014 Competitive Skills will train on sundays in pyle pool.  This is due to halo needing the ynysawdre pool time for mainstream swimming lessons.

 

Training will be from 4-6pm