Welsh Capital Open meet 2020

All swimmers in A, B1 and B squad with times are to enter this target meet https://caerphillycountyswimsquad.com/opens/city-of-cardiff-welsh-capital-open-meet-202/

Updates

We have a new supplier of kit :

We are pleased to let you know that we have finally agreed a new supplier for our club kit.

New T Shirt (£16), tracksuit (£36 – children and £42 adults ) and training hoodies (£21) as available from TSS Sports, 2 Bartlett Street, Caerffili, CF82 1JS – OPen Monday – Saturday 9:30 – 17:00

Plain black shorts are available which they can add the club logo, or you can take your own to have logo http://tsssports.co.uk/

 

Save the Date – 13th December 7pm – 11:30pm

We have booked the Islwyn Bowls Club, Blackwood for our annual Christmas Party for all our swimmer and family member – a disco, raffle prizes, buffet and lots of fun – please keep the evening free

Meet Calendar 2019-20

To enable swimmers to plan their competitions the meet calendar for 2019 – 20 is on the web site https://caerphillyswimclub.files.wordpress.com/2019/10/calendar-2091-20.pdf

Long Course Training

There is Long Course training on Sunday morning ,6th October for A, B1 and B squad from 08:00 – 10:00.  The normal rules apply, you have to swim your session before to train on Sunday.
Please be aware that Sunday is also the Cardiff Half Marathon and there might be some slight disruption on the roads.  I have attached a virtual map of road closures.  The road to the pool in no affected, however, there might be traffic due to other diversions.

https://www.cardiffhalfmarathon.co.uk/residents-spectators/road-closures/

Club Championships 2019

The CCSS annual Club Championships are fast approaching on the weekend of 6/7/8 September

Please make sure your forms are back asap – all swimmers are to compete.

Friday evening warm up at 6:30 start at 7 pm
Saturday warm up at 12:30 start at 13:00
Sunday warm up at 12:30 start at 13:00

If this is your first competition, don’t panic, you are not alone – we have all been there and you will be supported.

What to bring poolside – Wear your club t-shirt ( or a red one), you will need club hat, goggles, towel, drink and a small amount of food.  Do not bring kitbags, kick boards, pull buoys etc on poolside, leave these in a locker.

All swimmers are to stay with coaches during the swimming and not with parents in changing rooms or outside.  Listen to coaches and be on time for warm up.

This event is only for members of our club and will be a friendly atmosphere with parents, siblings, grandparents and swimmer all supporting each other.

There will be a small shop selling some kit and we have a lost property box, so please take a look at these.

Most importantly – enjoy the experience, learn from it and have fun

Caerphilly County Swim Squad at the Swim Wales Open Meet 2019

The Swim Wales Summer Open continues to be one of the largest open competitions in the UK, hosting over 1000 swimmers over 5 days of competition at the Wales National Pool, Swansea.

The Summer Open accommodates the invited Welsh top 16/8 swimmers after those selected to attend; and Caerphilly County Swim squad have a squad of 18 swimmers qualified to compete at this year’s meet with a full range of races from 50 Free to 800 Free , competing against some of the best swimmers in the UK. 

All members of the Club, Coaching team, Committee and supporters wish you well.  Next year we hope to have more swimmers competing at the top level.

 

CCSS Summer close down dates

Swimming will take a short break over the summer months for all swimmers, coaches and parents to rest and recharge before September. It is important that during the break swimmers are not training in the water, it is important to let the muscles time to recover – if you are in the water over the summer it is for fun!

Last session will be – Monday 5th August – B1 and A squad

Return session will be – Tuesday 27th August – A, B, B1 and C Squad

Please remember that all entry forms for the club championships have to be returned by Monday 29th July and they will take place over the weekend of 6-7-8 September and all swimmers are to enter this meet.

All outstanding trophies are to be returned ASAP.