Save the date – Bag packing

A gentle reminder to all swimmers that the club have a bag packing session at Asda in Blackwood on Saturday 9th December, from 10:00 – 16:00

All swimmers will be asked to spare two hours to help raise money for the new blocks that we desperately need for training.

We will have a rota in place so all swimmers will have a specific slot to ensure that everyone helps out for a short space of time.  There will be a list of times in Caerphilly, so please ensure you put your name down .

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Caerphilly County Club Championships 2017

Caerphilly County Club Championships

Our club championship will take place this weekend at Caerphilly leisure centre. This is a chance for all club members to compete in a friendly atmosphere and for some our younger club members their first ever competition.  This is a great opportunity for all club members to support and encourage each other throughout the weekend.

All swimmers are to remain with the coaching team during the events, and not to be with parents, as poolside space is limited – and no swimmer is to leave poolside without permission.

The timings are as follows and swimmer need to be on poolside 10 minutes prior to warm up:

Friday warm up 18:15 – Friday Start 19:00

Saturday warm up 13:00 – Saturday start 13:30

Sunday warm up 13:00 – Sunday start 13:30

There will also be the opportunity to order NEW CLUB KIT – get yours at a discounted price this weekend only at the club championships.

Full club tracksuit £39.99 Club Tee shirt £18.99… Club Hoodie £22.99 Club Shorts £15.00

Full range of sample sizes will be available to try on during the weekend, with order forms – payment will be needed at time of order. Great Christmas presents, get them now at the discounted price.

There will also be a swim shop on Saturday in the café area, with a range of items to buy from costumes, goggles, fins and snorkels available.

We will be selling refreshments during the weekend of tea, coffee and bottled water during the break sessions

CCSS looks forward to seeing you all there to support all swimmers, all are welcome.

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CCSS Club Championships 2017

CCSS Club Championships will be held in Caerphilly Leisure centre on the weekend of 8/9/10 September – Every swimmer in all squads are to compete in our Club Championships.  CCSS Club Championships 2017

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Dates for summer shut down

There will only be a short shut down over the summer this year – the last date for training will be:

A Squad – Saturday 5th August – 07:15 – 09:00 am (Caerphilly)

B1 & B Squad – Friday 4th August  – 19:00 – 20:00 (Caerphilly)

C1 & C Squad – Friday 4th August – 18:00 – 19:00 (Caerphilly)

Training will start back week commencing Monday 21st August for all the respective squads for their times and venues.

A Squad – Monday 21st August – 19:30 – 21:00 (Caerphilly)

B1 & B Squad – Monday 21st – 18:30 – 19:30 (Caerphilly)

C1 & C Squad – Tuesday 22nd – 18:30 – 19:30 (Heolddu)

All swimmers and parents are reminded that this a rest period, to enable you all to have a period of recovery, relaxation and to prepare for training in September – if you are in the water, please make sure it is for a fun session and you all stay safe.

 

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Cardiff Sprint meet

Over the weekend of 15th July – CCSS took a team of swimmers from all squads to the Cardiff Sprint meet.

All swimmers that swam achieved a PB, and as a team we came away with over 37 Medals, 12 Speeding tickets and 14 swimmers made the final of the 200 IM with two swimmers winning a cash prize as top three in this event.

The swimmers supported each other during the meet, with parents and siblings also on hand to offer continued support to swimmers and coaches – truly a great team spirit was shown by everyone supporting CCSS.

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Time Keepers course

Call out to all parents and swimmers 14 and over – we need your help.

We are holding a time keepers course at Caerphilly leisure centre, Friday 23rd June from 17:30 until 20:00 – the course is free, and we need to know names – if you are interested, please can you see Briene Keigwin or Andrew Watkins

As a club we have to provide timekeepers for certain meets.  This is also an opportunity to help the club in a small way – you get free entry into meets, refreshments etc.

If you are interested, please get in touch asap.

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Swim Camp a great day

Caerphilly County Swim Squad  – SWIM CAMP

SwimPath’s Double Olympian Jemma Lowe and more Olympic swimmers attended Caerphilly Swim Club for a specialised Swim Camp on the 20th May 2017 at Caerphilly Leisure Centre. Swimmers in both sessions enjoyed perfecting skills and drills, and an opportunity to gain feedback form an Olympian.

Parents joined the swimmers in the afternoon for a session on nutrition, that was enlightening for some, educational for others, with everyone taking away something new – A big thank you to Jemma and Jay from Swimpath – diolch yn fawr.

 

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