Proud Volunteer of the Year

Martin Walters was presented with his award for Swim England South West Volunteer of the Year on 8th September in Taunton. Here is the write up from the SwimWest website and the photo of Martin proudly holding his trophy. Martin Walters - Exeter City Swimming Club Martin has been involved with Exeter City Swimming Club for around 10 years. He is a knowledgeable and dependable member of its committee and has held the role of Competition secretary for 6 years. He never misses a committee meeting and is always willing to assist with new tasks and challenges. He is able to provide other club members with advice and the benefit of his knowledge and experience. He always maintains a positive o

Presentation Evening 2018 - 2019 Season

On Friday 20th September 2019 we hosted our annual Presentation Evening to celebrate our successes throughout the 2018-2019 season. It was an evening of pride, celebration and fun. Over 200 of our members attended the evening held at Exeter Racecourse, with trophies galore presented to our hard working swimmers, coaches and committee members. As well as the awards for the fastest swimmers in each event over the season, there were also awards for the most improved swimmers in each squad, highest achievers in each squad and special awards given for application, hard work and general approach to swimming and being part of Exeter City Swimming Club. A raffle was held with amazing prizes, which

Devon Open Water Championships success for our swimmers

The Devon ASA Open Water Championships were held on Saturday 7th September at Teignmouth Beach. It was a beautiful day, with near perfect sea conditions. The sea temperature was around 17 degrees which meant it would be a wetsuit swim, as per FINA rules. The Devon ASA Open Water Secretary is our own Ali Browning, so she was unable to compete this year, but alongside her fellow Open Water committee members they organised a great championships. (The first Devon Open Water Champs for a few years). Teignmouth Beach Rescue were on hand to provide water safety for the event. We had a number of ECSC swimmers competing. The senior race (17 and over) was 3K and the junior race (16 and under) was

More Open Water success for Gemma

Congratulations to Gemma Owen who finished in an impressive 3rd place in the Women's 18 to 24 years age group 5K race at the recent Open Water Masters event in Peterborough. Gemma completed her swim in a time of 1 hour, 26 minutes and 54 seconds to win her Bronze Medal. Well done Gemma!

Swim England South West Region Volunteer of the Year!

The Swim England South West Regional panel met recently to consider the various awards for outstanding volunteering and achievement in the South West Region for 2019. Our own hard working committee member, Competition Secretary and Swimming Referee, Martin Walters, has been selected to receive the Swim England South West Region Volunteer of the Year award! This is a fantastic achievement for Martin and our club, considering how many very worthy, hard-working volunteers there are at every club across the South West. Martin has been part of our hard working committee for many years and gives up a huge amount of his time to help the club, Devon County ASA and Swim England South West through hi

Let's celebrate!

On Friday 20th September 2019 at Exeter Racecourse our swimmers, families and friends celebrate our club's successes throughout the 2018/19 season. We will be presenting our trophies to our swimmers who have swum their socks off throughout the season and this is rightly an occasion to relax and enjoy the success that their hard work in training has earned them. We will also have an amazing raffle with some truly awesome prizes, where all the money from the tickets we have sold will help raise vital funds towards the club. Thanks to everyone who has donated a prize, including Sandy Cove Hotel - Berrynarbor, Swimzi, Two Seasons - Princesshay and many more! The event is strictly ticket only, b

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