After our massive successes of the last few years, two promotions in two years and winners of Premier League B Final in 2019, we recommence an Arena League journey from the Minor Division. The team is picked (see attached) and we will be heading to Connah’s Quay on 13th November, coach leaving Stretford SV at 3:15pm.
It’ll be the first time a few of the team will have competed in the Arena League and we know, like always, our team will love the event and push for the most points possible. Good luck and enjoy yourselves.
We are delighted that the Trafford Club’s can have the return of our Christmas Cracker meet this year, after a hiatus in 2020. We look forward to welcoming back competitive swimmers from local clubs from Trafford and beyond for this Level 3 gala. Entries will open on 9th November and places will be limited so will be accepted on a first-come first-served basis.
The entry pack is below.
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The four Trafford Clubs: Flixton, Altrincham, Stretford and Trafford #FAST look forward to seeing you in December.
Just a reminder, with swimmers and coaches attending the Burnley Bobcats gala this weekend, the training sessions on Saturday and Sunday morning are cancelled, but will return next week, 23rd and 24th October.
ALL training sessions in the evening this weekend will be held as normal.
Yesssssssssssssss! It was great to be back last week with a new season of Pointscore. Lots of first timers taking part, excellent times being set and a host of promotions to Silver and Gold groups.
A massive thank you to all, competitors, parents/carers , volunteers and organizers who made last weekend’s event such a success, particularly considering we were competing against the many road closures in the area due to the GM Marathon.
This is the first event we’ve held in 18 months and the first we’ve managed completely without any face-2-face conversations with members on how the event runs. For all those first time participants, we hope the messages we shared were clear and helped you all enjoy the competition.
Well done to all the swimmers setting their R1 times for season 21/22 (see below) and to all of you promoted to the next group:
Promoted from Bronze to Silver: Maude; Gabrielle; Mia; Niamh; Anna; Adele; Shogo
Promoted from Silver to Gold: Lois; Seren; Aimee; Erin; Aziza; Frederick; Jota
A brand new swimming season has started and this year, we are delighted of the return of Point Score. Six rounds of racing throughout the season for all our swimmers, to record progress in the different stroke disciplines, aiming for promotion from Bronze to Silver or Silver to Gold groups by bettering their times and achieving minimum standard times for promotion, racking up points with an aim to be the top point scorer in the season.
It’s a great event for all our members [must be a member for at least four weeks before the event] to compete with friends and each of the races are seeded to ensure swimmers with similar times are racing each other. The event is also open to Water Polo members to enter.
For new members, the £2.50 entry fee allows swimmers to complete in up to three events. To gain a promotion, two of the standard times must be beaten, one of which must be the freestyle standard time. (Standard times are posted in the rules link above.)
Tom will speak with Performance 2 group directly about entering the event this season.
After a great deal of work with SSV and TL, we are at last returning towards a consistent timetable. Having published this to members in our newsletter w/e 27 August, the Club online Diary is now updated with the session times for swimming and water polo. Let’s hope that soon, other events will be populating the agenda, both competition and social.
Thanks to Lee, Fran, Tom and Committee members for constantly striving to have pool time as close to normal throughout the last 18 months.
It was not Club Champs, due to our ongoing efforts to ensure we have social distancing as mandated at the time, but it was great to see so many happy swimmers competing against each other in their squads and setting lots of fantastic new best times.
Well done to everybody competing and a big thank you to our volunteers supporting on poolside.
Times are in the files below: