Weekly Notices: 30.03.2017

Club Information

Congratulations: Coach Connie

Congratulations to our coach Connie and her partner Chris on the safe arrival of their son Griffin.

Easy fundraising - HELP RAISE MONEY

Do you shop online? Do it through easyfundraising.org.uk and raise a free donation for Winchester City Penguins Swimming Club every time you shop!

More Information: HERE

Bullet Hats - ORDER NOW

We will shortly be placing an order for bullet caps.

Sizes: Medium (which is a very small fit) or Large.
£12 per cap
£15 per cap with name on it.

Please email your order, including size, quantity and the name to be printed on the cap (if wanted) to clubshop@wcpsc.org.uk

Orders to be in by end of March please.


WCPSC Inclusive Gala 2017: Friday 31st March

Friday 31st March, we are holding our third inclusive gala for primary school children with additional needs. This takes place at Kings school from 10.00 am-12.00 am. This is a fantastic event which gives these children the opportunity to swim at gala suited to their needs and is one of the highlights of our community programme!

Good luck to all those swimming!

Thank you to all our volunteers and our sponsors, Winchester Round Table and Kings School.

WCPSC Annual Primary Schools gala - SAVE THE DATE

The WCPSC Annual Primary Schools gala will be held on Friday 9th June and preparations are underway.   The organising team are looking for volunteers to help before and during the event.  If you are able to support this event please contact Thelma.


NEW Session for Summer Term - SIGN UP

We are pleased to announce we are introducing a new session to our existing lessons programme, on Thursdays at Kings School, beginning after Easter.”]


Easter Holiday Intensive Swimming Course - BOOK NOW

Monday 10th – Thursday 13th April and Tuesday 18th – Friday 21st April at Kings School

Our Easter themed courses are run with ASA qualified teachers working with small groups of swimmers to improve their confidence, skills and stamina, whilst having fun in the water!


Competitive Swimming

Lost Property at ATR - CLAIM NOW

There are a number of items of lost property at the ATR which need to be collected by members in the next two weeks (before the Easter holidays begin). The ATR are unable to store the club’s lost property. Any items not collected by this time will be donated to a charity shop.

ASA Performance Badges - NOW AVAILABLE

The new stock of badges have arrived from the ASA so we are now fully stocked.

They will be available for purchase this Friday 31st March at Kings 5.30-7.00pm and Thursday 6th April 6.30-7.30pm, so please check what you’ve already purchased and check PBs to see what else has been achieved.

Bring your money down to see Helen & Maddie (& maybe other helpful parents) and get yourself up to date.

We can arrange other ‘badge availability sessions’ if parents are willing to run it during and just after training sessions. If you are willing then do let Thelma have the dates that you can help so we can reach as many swimmers as possible.

Easter Timetable

There will be some changes to the squads training timetables over the school Easter Holiday period, due to changes to pool opening times.  This information will be available shortly.

Summer Closure

The summer squads club shut down dates are Monday 7th August to Sunday 20th August inclusive. The weeks commencing 1st, 21st and 28th August will also have an adapted training schedule due to summer holidays and pool changes.

More detailed info will come out closer to the time.

Open Meets

Bournemouth Spring Meet: 8th - 9th April

All entries have been accepted and this list has been emailed out to all entered swimmers.

For more information see HERE

Portsmouth Easter Meet: 13th - 16th April

Entries are closed and a list of accepted swims will be sent out as soon as it is available. If you are able to officiate please let the open meets team know or email Dave Greenaway

For more information see HERE

Portsmouth May Long Course Sprint Meet: Sunday 7th May

This meet is aimed at swimmers who will not be competing at the Regional Championships in May.  All other qualifiers for the Portsmouth Sprint Meet can enter (if unsure whether you should enter this meet please speak to your coaches at training or email kimh@wcpsc.org.uk)

This is a level 3 meet, comprising 50 and 100m of all strokes.
Entry information will be available in the next few days, either by email or on the website.

Closing date for entries 23.59h on Fri 31st March

2017 Regionals

Information about regionals, including how to enter this year, has been sent out.

Closing date is 10th April for 15/O and 17th April for 14/U.