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Awards presented to Watford Water Polo club players

On Tuesday 28th February at Haberdashers pool, Bryan Thompson the Swim England Hertfordshire President, attended the Watford Water Polo club training session to hand out County 1/2 Colours and pins to athletes. The awards were presented for regional team membership in the U16 Inter-Regional Competition in 2021. The players awarded pins were: Bertie Dix, Anthony

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Annual Council Meeting 2023

The Swim England Hertfordshire Annual Council Meeting (ACM) is scheduled to take place, via Zoom, on Monday 20th March 2023 at 8pm. Further details, including information on the roles of the Management Board members and the post holders, can be downloaded from the webpage. This is your opportunity to have your say and inform the

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Qualification window for 2023 British and National Summer Meets revealed

Following the successful return of the summer championships and summer meets in 2022, the competitions will provide a valuable opportunity for thousands of swimmers across the country to take part in the end of season events. The qualification window for the Championships and the respective home nation meets will be open from Friday 10 March

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GLL Sport Foundation applications open to support aquatic athletes in 2023

GLL are continuing their support of aquatic athletes in 2023 through its athlete support programme, the GLL Sport Foundations awards. Athletes from 65 areas throughout the UK are encouraged to apply for the UK’s largest independent athlete award programme which has already contributed £13m to help more than 24,000 athletes on their sporting journey. A

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Date and venue revealed for 2023 Swim England National Summer Meet

The dates for Swim England’s competitive swimming events for the end of the 2022-23 season have been revealed. Swim England’s National Summer Meet is the major highlight of the schedule and will take place at Sheffield’s Ponds Forge international pool from 2-6 August. More than 1,400 competitors from across the country took part in the

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Qualifying times and schedule released for British Masters Championships

The schedule and qualifying times for the 2023 British Masters Championships have been released ahead of the event in Sheffield. The annual championship’s return to Ponds Forge International Pool for the first time in seven years next summer after the pool missed out on hosting the event in 2020 due to the pandemic. The competition

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Calling volunteers to help deliver the best Championships

The links to both officials and volunteer roles at the Swim England County Championships 2023 is now active on the County Championship webpage. Please volunteer for as many session as can so that we can support the athletes in the county and make this a County Championships they will remember. Volunteer here

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County Championships – very important information

Please this information carefully: 1. Entries are now closed. 2. You need to order your deck passes – accreditation can be applied for later, but the number of passes you require must be ordered to facilitate invoicing. 3. County Championship hats – don’t forget to order your hats through your club. Hats are £8.25 each.

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How you can help support Swim England’s #SaveOurPools campaign

Swim England is encouraging its members, clubs, swim schools – and everyone who uses a pool, to get behind our campaign and support our efforts to ensure the Government provides additional support for swimming pools and leisure centres. These facilities are crucial parts of local communities. Not only are they the homes of our swimming,

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National Winter Championships 2022 qualification period extended

Following a review, Swim England’s Swimming Leadership Group have voted to change the qualification period for the 2022 Swim England National Winter Championships. The decision has been taken after feedback from coaches and swimmers noted that the opportunities to reach the qualification times have been severely restricted by the Covid-19 lockdown period. There was little

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Swim England running Fundraising, Sponsorship and Grant Funding webinar

The second of Swim England’s Financial Sustainability webinars takes place at 6pm on Monday 14 November. Fundraising, Sponsorship and Grant Funding will be the focus of the webinar which looks to support clubs and provide guidance during these economically challenging times. The sessions were set up following the launch of the Club Financial Toolkit back

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