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Parents & Swimmers

Please see information in the Training Section in relation to training times changes for Easter & bank holidays 2017


BASC Quiz Night

Reminder Quiz Night Friday 31st March. For details please click.


Recent Development Gala

Results now available for this gala which took place on Saturday 4th March.  

Please check Development section under development gala 3.


PTL Gala Reminder

Next PTL gala is at home against Coleraine ASC on 18th March. Please note that the warm up is at the earlier time of 5pm with 5.30pm start.

If swimmer cannot take part please inform Geraldine by Wednesday 15th March – Let’s go Banbridge!


Club Information

 Following the recent Development Gala which took place in Lagan Valley Leisureplex on the 4th March please check the clubs competition pathway on how development galas fit in a swimmers programme.

Also please keep this calendar handy as gala’s & other competition’s are approaching fast.


Training and Club Training Session Changes

Due to Long Course training taking place swimming sessions for the senior and junior squads will change for the following days only:

  • 12th Feb 2017
  • 12th March 2017
  • 9th April 2017
  • 16th April 2017
  • 14th May 2017
  • 11th June 2017

On these days Senior Performance , Junior performance and Development squads that normally swim from 10:00-12:00 will swim 09:00-11:00 instead. This also means that there will be no land training on these dates.

Junior squads (Bronze, Silver, Gold and Platinum) that normally swim 09:00-10:00 will swim 11:00-12:00 instead.  Remember this is only for days listed above all other sessions remain the same.


PTL South Heats Saturday 11th March

This is taking place in Newry Leisure Centre. Warm up is at 6pm.

Lee Galloway will be there to look after our swimmers.

There is no transport organised so everyone has to make their own way to Newry.

There will also be a requirement for us to supply volunteers for pool side roles.


Development Gala 3 Information

Please view Development section for detailed information & directions to gala.

Please note the slight change to the start time of Session 2 as follows 

  • Session 1 – Warm Up – 9am – Start 10am
  • Session 2 – Warm Up – 2pm – Start 3pm

Please advise of any withdrawals by 12 midday on Friday 3rd March 2017.

Any updates will be posted on the Swim Ulster website.


FAO ALL PARENTS AND SWIMMERS

Due to the elections taking place next week, the leisure centre will be closed 2nd March to 4th March. This means that there will be no training on Friday 3rd or Saturday 4th. There may also be a possibility that we may not have access to the pool on Sunday 5th March but I will send out a further email nearer the time if that is the case.

We have agreed with the leisure centre to get access to the pool on Thursday 2nd for an early morning session but times are still to be finalised. Also we we only have 3 lanes and I am waiting to hear which squads will be asked to swim during this session.


Important Message

Any withdrawals from this weekends gala need to be made by lunch time tomorrow.

Can you return including entry number and event any withdrawals by 23rd February 2017 @ 9am by click here.

DW

BASC Coach


*Training Session Changes*

Due to Spring gala next week we have extended time for junior club and some session adjustments.

Sat 25th February

  • No yoga
  • Junior Club 4.15pm to 6.15pm
  • Platinum 4.15pm to 6.15pm
  • Development 5.30pm to 7pm
  • Jnr & Snr Performance 5.30pm to 7pm

Sun 26th February

  • No land training
  • All swimmers 9am to 11am
  • Junior club
  • Platinum
  • Development
  • Jnr & Snr Performance

IAGSO Qualifying Date

Following a meeting of the Swim Ireland HP Committee on Saturday 3rd December, a decision has been made to move the start of the qualification period for the IAG Championships & Summer Open to October 1st 2016.

The start of the qualification period for IAG Division 2 will remain January 1st 2017.


Club Coach of the Year

The awards just keep coming!  One of our longest serving volunteers and much respected coach, Davy Wilson,  collected the title of Club Coach of the Year at the recent ABC Council Junior Sports Awards.

Davy Wilson – Club Coach of Year

The club was also shortlisted at the Awards in the following categories:

Junior Female of the Year – Julia Knox Youth Club Team of the Year – PTL Squad