The Swim England Open Water National Age Group Championships is the premiere competition for young open water swimmers in England. The Championships contain races over three distances: 2km, 3km and 5km. Age groups 12 and 13 yrs compete over 2km, 14 and 15 yrs compete over 3km, while 16, 17/18 and 19+ yrs complete the
Nathan Hughes (Hatfield SC) returns to the Unitied Kingdom as the International Junior Champion for the 10k Open Water. The 19 year old secured the European title at the LEN European Junior Open Water Swimming Championships 2019 on Saturday 3rd August in the Czech village of Racice, which is north of the country’s capital Prague.
The SE East Region Open Water (SEEROW) Championships were held on Sunday 21st July 2019 at Whitlingham Country Park (Norwich). There were a high number of entries received from 52 clubs from the Region and Hertfordshire were represented by nine swimming clubs with a total of 81 swimmers competing in the four events (3k, 1k,
Fifteen swimmers from across all synchro clubs in Herts attended the first of hopefully many Development days in the County. This was held in Cheshunt at Goffs Academy which was a great location for both land training and pool activities. We specifically aimed the session at swimmers who do not currently hold a skills grade.
Swim England Hertfordshire are sad to pass on the devastating news that Ann Huntingford, a coach and long-standing part of the club, has died at the age of 58 in a horse riding accident. Ann was part of Verulam for about 25 years. Her daughters Emily and Victoria (Tori) started swimming with Verulam at the age
After an exhausting time of exams and Regionals, the Herts team were off to our routine Regional Inter Counties. Surprisingly the travel was successful and no break downs or change of busses! We would like to thank the swimmers who gave up their time to represent their county. We displayed fast swimming all round
This year’s National showcase Synchronised Swimming event, the Combo Cup was bigger and better than ever with over a 1000 competitors from 40 clubs across the UK. It was great to have 2 clubs representing Swim England Hertfordshire. Aqualina who have attend this event since the inaugural event 3 years ago and Hatfield for their
Long serving Swim England Hertfordshire volunteers were honoured at the ACM. Mrs J O’Brien received the President’s Plate and Bryan Thompson received the Roy Rogers Memorial Trophy. Presentations were made by outgoing President Janet Warrington. Mrs J O’Brien was presented with the President’s Plate Bryan Thompson was presented with the Roy Rogers Memorial Trophy.
Saturday 22nd June saw 78 athletes come together at Stevenage Swim Centre for the 2019 Herts Synchro Championship. This event was run in parellel with an East Region event, with many of the Herts Athletes medalling at both events. Every synchro club in Herts was present which was great to see as the number of swimmers
Selection Policy The team will be selected in June of the year of competition. Swimmers will be identified for both individual and relay events from the ASA Long Course Ranking Database. Swimmers will be identified as eligible for this competition if they rank under a Hertfordshire club on the Rankings Database. Swimmers will be identified
The Swim England Hertfordshire Annual Council Meeting (ACM) will take place on Wednesday 3rd July at Welwyn Civic Centre at 8pm. This is your opportunity to have your say and inform the direction of the Swim England Hertfordshire for the next 12 months. The meeting will include the elections for members of the Management Board
Special Olympics East Herts (SOEH) hosted the 4th Spring Special Olympics Eastern Regional Swimming Competition at Hertfordshire Sports Village Hatfield on Saturday 9th March 2019. The event attracts swimmers from all over the country, and all of the athletes have a learning disability. Twelve swimmers competed as part of the SOEH Team. Janet Warrington Disability