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Ian Mackenzie installed at Swim England President

Swim England Hertforshire’s Ian Mackenzie has praised the role of volunteers in his first speech as the new Swim England President. After almost 40 years involved in voluntary roles at club, county, regional and national level, Ian said it was a ‘huge privilege’ to be named the 127th President of Swim England. He succeeds Liz

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Herts team success at National County Team Championships

Twenty-seven swimmers from eleven clubs travel to the International swimming pool Ponds Forge in Sheffield to compete in the National County Team Championships on Sunday 6th October 2019 at Ponds Forge. The County Team Champs is always a fun event where swimmers paint their faces, sometimes their bodies, and dress up in fancy dress. It

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Junior Inter County competition: success for 1 Direction approach

On 21 September Swim England Hertfordshire sent a massive 59 strong team to compete at the Junior Inter County competition at Luton. The Swimming Committee had designated this as a process meet for the swimmers and briefed the coaches to focus less on the times and more on the skills that the swimmers were executing.

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Herts Masters perform well at National Open Water Champs 2019

More than 200 swimmers entered the Swim England Open Water National Masters Championships 2019 on the 1stSeptember 2019 at Nene Park near Peterborough. Nene Park hosted the annual event for the best open water masters swimmers in the country, with 207 competitors contesting races over 2km, 3km and 5km. Seven swimmers represented Hertfordshire clubs and

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Swim England Hertfordshire volunteers recognised

At the Swim England East Region Annual Council Meeting on Saturday 14 September, two of the county’s volunteers were recognised for their long service to the sport. The Jeff Cook Salver, Swim England East Region’s highest award, was presented to Derek Milton of Welwyn Garden Swimming Club. The Jeff Cook Salver is awarded to the

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Revised conditions for County Championships and Age Group Competition

Following advice from Swim England we have revised our conditions for the County Championships and Ae Group Competition. The changes focus on the use of technical suits. The advice received is that we are not permitted to introduce restrictions on the use of these suits. The revised conditions are now available for download from the

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National Inter County Team Championship

The selection policy for the Swim England Hertfordshire team going to the National Inter County Team Championships at Ponds Forge on 6th October has been published. We have also announced the first group  of swimmers who have been selected for the team. Full details.

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Watford Swimming Club looking for Head Coach

Watford Swimming Club in Hertfordshire is looking for a new Head Coach. They are an ambitious club with an innovative outlook and we are seeking a Head Coach who is equally ambitious and innovative in their approach to both coaching and the wider Head Coach role (ie strategic development, building links across the county, the

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Super Summer Swimming for Masters

It has been and exceptionally successful summer for Masters Swimming in Hertfordshire both in the pool and in open water. There was plenty of medals brought home from the British Masters Championships in Swansea, which was held between the 14thand 16thJune 2019. There were 11 swimmers from Hertfordshire representing 6 clubs. The clubs represented were

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