News from 17th August 2018

Congratulations to William Newton who increased his 10 Minute swim distance to 405m during a handicapped length swim with other juniors.

Congratulations also go to Elise Reader who swam 21 legths with buoyancy aids for her first 1 hour swim certificate.

Latest Fundraising News

EASYFUNDRAISING

During the first Quarter of 2018 (1st January-31st March 2018), a total of £36.42 was raised for club funds through EasyFundraising. This brings the grand total raised for us with EasyFundraising to a fantastic £918.92! Thank you. For more information, about fundraising and how you can support us, please visit https://www.easyfundraising.org.uk/causes/bedworthdsc/

 

BOROUGH LOTTERY

Since the Borough Lottery launched in April 2018, ticket sales have raised £46.00 for club funds and our supporters have won 6 free tickets into the draw. For every one or more tickets bought for the draw, between now and 25th August 2018, supporters will be entered into a prize draw, to win 2 adult and 2 concession tickets to see Aladdin at the Civic Hall in Bedworth, on 1st December 2018. So the more tickets you but the more chances you have to win. Please see the poster below for more details or visit our page at https://www.boroughlottery.co.uk/support/bedworth-disabled-swimming-club

News from 3rd August 2018

Congratulations to Olivia Fry who completed her first swimming badge NASCH 1 on 3rd August.

The NASCH Finals Gala will be held at Newbold Comyn, Leamington Spa on 3rd November.

News from 20th July 2018

On 20th July Kyle Wagstaff improved his 10 minute stamina swim to 240m for a new certificate.  (Sorry the news is a week late, I left my  clipboard at the pool -Sheila).
There is a course for poolside helpers at the Pingles on 9th September. More details later.

Get Well Soon Gurvinder

We would like to send our best wishes to Gurvinder, who is recovering at home, after a recent stay in hospital. Get well soon Gurvinder, from everyone at Bedworth Disabled Swimming Club.

Solihull Lions Disability Event 23rd June 2018

Well done to our 3 swimmers did absolutely brilliant at this event, great competition for them as they were up against some really good swimmers. All swimmers received a certificate for taking part.  Thanks to everyone who helped our team on the day.

Aidan Tully

25m freestyle = 42.40
25m backstroke = 57.31
25m breaststroke = 39.72 1st Gold
25m butterfly = 1.03.09

Phoebe Tully

25m freestyle = 25.62 3rd Bronze
25m backstroke = 30.26 3rd Bronze
25m breaststroke = 30.14 3rd Bronze
25m butterfly = 30.22 1st Gold

William Newton

25m freestyle = 21.46 pb
25m backstroke = 25.76 2nd Silver
25m breaststroke = 36.52 3rd Bronze
25m butterfly = 30.28 2nd Silver

There will be another swimming event like today in Bristol on 20th October 2018.

 

News from 22nd June 2018

Some of the swimmers tried their distance badges today with a deal of success.
So congratulations to the following:
Matthew Sloan        1000m
Drew O’Connor          400m
Quinn Woollaston and his sister Esme  200m
Please note that the hoist is still waiting for a new part to be delivered and so is out of action for now.
Good luck to William, Aidan and Phoebe who have entered the Solihull Gala tomorrow.
Sheila

News from 15th June 2018

Congratulations to Ben Allinson who swam 25m for his badge and certificate on 15th June.

The junior training lanes swam a 10 minute stamina test and the following swimmers succeeded in setting a new best distance:

Oliver Ingram          125m

Esme Woollaston  137m

Quinn Woollaston 137m

Kyle Wagstaff         150m

Elliot Morrison       218m

Daisy Brookes        362m

Phoebe Tully          370m

Well done to all, including those who didn’t quite reach their target this time.

I have information and an application form for the  Exhall Grange Re-union on 21st July. If anyone who attended the school would like one please contact me (Sheila).

Entry Form and Details of Birmingham Swimming Event

Please click on the link below for the entry form and details of the Birmingham swimming event on 23rd June 2018. The closing date for entries is 22nd June 2018.

SOLIHULL ENTRY

Nuneaton and Bedworth Community Fair