New Water Polo opportunity for juniors

Hertford Swimming Club are introducing an all new junior water polo session on Thursdays from 7.30 to 8.00pm, at Hartham Leisure Centre, starting 6th June. This session will precede our existing adults water polo session. The session is for boys & girls from 10-15 years of age who can comfortably swim at least 100 metres … Read more

Steve Moren, Berkhamsted Club Chair

It is with deep regret that we inform you of the passing of Steve Moren, longstanding Club Chairman of Berkhamsted Swimming Club. Steve’s involvement with BSC started with his own daughters’ swimming for the club. He generously agreed to become Chairman in 2017 and his focus and dedication turned BSC around. A Book of Condolences … Read more

Swim England has published in full the findings of the independent listening research commissioned as part of its pledge to create a better future for everyone involved in aquatic sports. Read more

Annual Council Meeting 2024

The Swim England Hertfordshire Annual Council Meeting (ACM) is scheduled to take place, via Zoom, on Monday 18th March 2024 at 8pm. Elections for members of the Management Board and other post holders are due to take place at the ACM. Nomination forms for Management Board members and for other post holders can be downloaded … Read more

Wavepower: Swim England’s safeguarding policy and procedures updated

Wavepower is Swim England’s safeguarding policy and procedures document. Its aim is to ensure everyone is able to enjoy our sports and aquatic activity in a safe, positive and enjoyable environment in line with current legislation, regulations and guidance. All Swim England affiliated clubs and organisations must adopt Wavepower and the current version can be … Read more

Watford Ocean Warrior’s conquer the Channel

Watford Ocean Warrior’s, better known as Team WOW. conquered the English Channel in a time of 9:40:29. The team, made up of six swimmers from Watford SC – Will Harris, Sam Trigwell, Megan Reader, Prisha Tapre, Felipe Irvine and Barney O’Donnell all swam their way into the Club’s history on this gruelling swim raising £15,500 … Read more

Swimming Officials Dress Code

County Championships 2024 The County Championship Event Planning Committee has decided that Swim England Hertfordshire will follow the lead from Swim England regarding dress code for officials at County Championships 2024: White Swim England Hertfordshire Polo Top Black Trousers / Skirt Black footwear / training shoes Greys or other similar shades will not be acceptable. … Read more

Watford swimmers prepare for channel challenge

A group of six Watford-based teenagers are preparing to tackle high tides, low temperatures and lurking jellyfish in a cross-channel relay swim, to raise money for their local hospice charity. The crossing, which is approximately 21 miles from Dover to Cap Gris Nez, will be made by members of the team swimming one-hour legs in … Read more

Inspire Coach Mentoring Programme 2023-2024

Swim England’s Inspire Coach Mentoring programme for 2023-2024 provides a unique coach development opportunity for coaches who are predominantly working with age-group and early youth level athletes within the Swim England Talent Pathways Swimming, Para Swimming, Diving, Water Polo and Artistic Swimming. Each coach will be assigned a mentor from our Swim England National and … Read more

County Championship QT’s and considerations times published

Qualifying & Consideration Times for County Championships 2024 These times have been developed following discussions with the clubs/coaches and Swim England (England Talent Team). The following changes have been made: 1. Reintroduction the 16 year old age group 2. Times highlighted in yellow are faster than the 2023 times. This should be celebrated as it … Read more