A Swimming Master-class!

A contingent of our Master swimmers competed at the Swim England Masters National Championships 2018 at Ponds Forge, Sheffield over the weekend, securing some incredible results, including a silver and two bronzes in the relays and a silver medal for our Head of Learn to Swim, Ali Browning in the 200m Breaststroke! Exeter Masters Team from L to R - Nev King, Matt Hockin, Ian Lang, Cat Wilson and Ali Browning. Not in photo - Steve Hurley, Jamie Page and Nige Travers-Griffin Medley Relay Team - Bronze Medallists! Cat Wilson (b/k), Ian Lang (b/r), Ali Browning (Fly), Matt Hockin (F/S) Here are the results from the weekend. Well done to all of you! Relays Silver in the 120+ 4 x 200m Mixed Free

Fast Swims at our Lindsay Powell Memorial Level 2 Meet

We hosted our annual Level 2 Meet on the weekend of Saturday 20th and Sunday 21st October at the Plymouth Life Centre with great success. This was the first time that the meet has been held under its new title, being the 'Lindsay Powell Memorial Meet'. The meet was renamed in honour of Lindsay Powell, one of our coaches, who very sadly passed away in 2017. The meet was very competitive in the spirit of Lindsay’s character, but with lots of fun had along the way too. There were some excellent swims over the weekend, with the numerous clubs from across the Westcountry attending and their swimmers securing County and Regional Qualifying times, as well as getting some useful race practice earl

British Swimming Referee Qualification for Martin

We would like to announce that Martin Walters, one of our long serving committee members and Officials has qualified as a British Swimming Referee. This is a sought after qualification, which requires years of experience, to work your way through the Officials ranks from humble beginnings as a Timekeeper. Martin has dedicated himself to his training and given so much of his free time over the years. Once he was in a position of having both the necessary qualifications and experience, Martin undertook the course to become a trainee Referee. The course contains theoretical instruction and specified practical experiences. It is then followed by a formal examination to test his knowledge of the

Senior Level Certification For City Coaches

Almost a year to the day when they first received news that they were eligible to take their Level 3 certification, Exeter City Swimming Club coaches Neil Shire and Glenn Currie recieved confirmation this week that they had passed with flying colours. The Swim England Senior Coach qualification is one of the hardest certifications to obtain in swimming, requiring many hours of study per week coupled with several long trips to Loughborough, the home of Swim England, for intensive workshops. With their qualification, both Glenn and Neil raise the bar in the level of quality coaching that is available at Exeter City Swimming.

New Pool Partnership with Exeter School

Exeter City Swimming Club is delighted to announce a new partnership with Exeter School. The leading co-educational day school for 7-18 year-olds is opening the doors of its new indoor pool to enable the Club's swimmers to train there every week. Members of the Junior Performance, Competitive Fitness and Masters swimming squads will use the indoor swimming pool five days a week to train for competitions across the country. Chair of Exeter City Swimming Club Dean Drury said he was very grateful to Exeter School for the opportunity to use the pool. "It is great to be able to expand our swimming provision by linking in with Exeter School," he said. Head Coach Jo John said: "Exeter C

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