Caerphilly County Swim Squad Website

Caerphilly County Swim Squad has nearly 90 members and is in the South East Wales Region of the WASA. We have 3 squads and train most nights at various locations. Click the links above to view information pages, view our news articles below or select a category to the right for news archives.

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Sponsor Swim – well done all- just keep swimming !!


Almost every swimmer over the last two weeks have taken part in the sponsor swim to raise money for swimmers to attend the British Nationals in Glasgow during Easter.

Lewis Edwards and Josh Hodgson both swam over the weekend, and both had personal best times in their swims, Lewis Edwards reaching the finals in his classification for the 100 Free and 200 IM.

Both swimmers gave 100% and produced great times, CCSS are proud of your achievements – the final total is yet to be counted, we will update you soon – well done everyone, great team effort.

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Bag Packing

Caerphilly County Swim Squad have been given time at Ystrad Mynach Tesco, to enable us to raise funds through bag packing.

We have kindly been given Saturday 10th May – and will all assemble for 10.00 am in Ystrad Mynach Tesco – finish no later that 4 pm

As you all know it is very difficult to get bag packing dates in any superstores at the moment, so let’s not pass this great opportunity by and ensure all swimmers and parents are there to help raise as much as we can – we are looking to update our timing equipment to enable us to run our own gala’s, so in the words of the store “every little helps”

All swimmers are to wear their Caerphilly Tee shirts – there will be a list in Caerphilly, please make sure you put your name down.

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Cardiff International Open meet

All information for the Cardiff International meet  Cardiff International Open meet . The deadline is tight and there will be no late entries accepted for this meet.

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Easter Training dates

During the Easter weekend there will be no training for all squads, these will include:

Early Morning Friday 18 April: A squad
Good Friday 18 April: B1, B and C squads
Saturday Morning 19 April: A Squad
Long course Easter Sunday 20 April: A, B1 and B squads
Easter Monday 21 April: A, B1 and B

The pools will be closed Friday and Monday over the Easter period, there is also the British Nationals and Welsh Age group championships taking place during this time.

Training will start back on Tuesday 22nd of April as normal for all squads:
Heolddu: 6.30 ; 7.30 – B and C squads
Heolddu: 7.30 – 9.00 – B1 and A squads

Enjoy the Easter break !

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Urgent updates – training and sponsor swim

The pool in Caerphilly is still closed, it is being fixed today, however, the pool temperature will not be ok to train for A, B1 and B squads tonight – Wednesday 9th April.

C squad training on Friday 11th April has been cancelled, they will now do their sponsor swim on Thursday 17th April in Cefn Forest – please all make every effort to attend this session.

A, B1, B squads will do their sponsor swim on Friday 11th April, in Caerphilly all squads form 7-9 pm.  Please be ready 10 minutes early for committee members to organise the sponsor.  Please make sure you have your club t-shirts for a photograph and to keep warm.

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South East Wales No Time Gala

This weekend the South East Wales No Time Gala will take place on Saturday and Sunday afternoons at the Newport International village.

For some swimmers it will be your first competition, a few things you will need to have on poolside with you;

  • Swimming costume
  • Caerphilly Hat
  • Goggles
  • Caerphilly T-shirt (red one if not)
  • Towel/ flip-flops
  • Food and Water/squash (no energy or fizzy drinks)

Please can all swimmer please be poolside ready to start 15 minutes before the start of warm up to give coaches time to make any changes necessary No time gala Caerphilly (1) No time gala Caerphilly (1) South East Wales No Time Gala

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City of Newport spring meet 2014

City Of Newport Spring Open & Pentathlon Competition 2014

Swimmers in all squads that have times for this meet are to enter City of Newport Spring meet 2014

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