Caerphilly 2 K – June 2017

As a Club we are looking to complete the Caerphilly 2k fun run on Sunday 18th June, to raise money to purchase new equipment that is needed for the club. Everyone is welcome to take part in the run – family members, friends and supporters.  Sponsorship forms will be available.

The details for the run are as follows –Sunday 18th June 2017

Crescent Road , Caerphilly,CF83 1AB – Start time – 8.45am-11 am

The Caerphilly 10K is set to return for the fourth consecutive year on Sunday 18th June along with the Team Challenge and the Caerphilly 2k. There will be many activities throughout the day too for you to enjoy with your family.

If you are interested in completing the 2K fun run, Please let a member of the committee know before Wednesday 31st may as we have to complete the return entrants by Wednesday 7th June 2017. Please note: there is a minimum age of 8 to enter.

 

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Swimathon 2017

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April 17th a Team of 40 swimmers from all squads took part in the Marie Curie Swimathon, covering a distance of 5km.  All swimmers completed the whole distance that collectively took 4 hours.

There was a cake and tea sale in the cafeteria that raised over £100.00 to add to the monies raised by the swimmers for a very good cause.  Can all swimmers please let me know how much their individual total so I can let James Arthur from Heolddu know the final total.

A big thanks you to parents that helped to count all the laps swam, and to all the swimmers for taking part – a great Team effort, Da iawn pawb!

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Training Easter holidays

There will be no training on the following days over the Easter holidays for all squads

Tuesday 11th April – Heolddu – no training for all squads

Friday 14th April – Caerphilly – no training for all squads

Monday 17th April – Caerphilly – no training for all squads

All other training sessions remain the same.

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No Time Gala – Warm up times and confirmed swims

Can all swimmers please be poolside ready to warm up 15 minutes prior to the start of warm up.  All swimmers are to arrive and leave in club kit, and a club tee shirt is to be worn on poolside.  South East Wales No Time Gala 2017

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A squad training weekend – 1 & 2 April, 2017

CCSS have arranged for A squad to have a weekend of land training and swimming to help build on the swimming programme – this will take place on Saturday and Sunday mornings :

Saturday Morning 1st April, 07:15 – 12:00

07:15 – 09:00                      Swimming training

09:00 – 09:30                      Change and food

09:30 – 10:30                      Strength and Conditioning session

10: 45 – 11:45                     Spin session

Sunday Morning 2nd April, 08:00 – 10:00

08:00 – 10:00                      Long Course training

For the Saturday morning session, you will need to bring your swimming kit as normal, together with Sports kit (Shorts, tee shirt, trainers) to be able to take part in strength and conditioning and a spare tee-shirt for the spin session.

You will also need to bring enough water for all 3 sessions and food to eat after the swimming part of the training, also something warm to wear home.

Early morning training on the Sunday is essential to gain the benefit of the land training. This is not optional for A squad swimmers, this is part of your training programme, and we are aiming to continue the strength and conditioning on a monthly basis.

Coaching Team

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FAQ for new members

Things you need to know about training, competing and club life that you may not know where to find the answer F.A.Q ? Coaches are always on hand to help answer any questions for new memebrs

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New Club Kit

The new club kit can now be bought straight from the supplier Swim Shop – Club kit is to be worn to and from competitions and on poolside, please don’t wear own clothes to competitions.

When purchasing the new kit, please don’t get any initials embroidered on until you are sure that it fits, as the supplier will not change once there are initials put on.  This can be done at TSS sport shop in Caerphilly at a discounted cost.

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