Category: Swimming News

What’s Happening

    Hi Everyone We hope you’ve all had a fantastic Christmas and are looking forward to an even better New Year.   Here’s a quick update on what’s happening over the next few days …   Saturday 30th December.   Hatfield – Swimming 8am -10am.   Aston Leisure Centre. 100 x 100 event, 12 – 4pm. Please be at… Read more →

Thank You!

  I would like to say a HUGE thank you to everyone that provided presents for distribution to the looked after young people this Christmas. We literally managed to fill a car and car boot with presents. I’m sure they’ll all be well received and make a difference to their Christmas day. Your generosity has been heartwarming. Many thanks as… Read more →

Swimming News & Weekend Closure

  Weekend Closure Due to the GB Polo team training at Hatfield this weekend, 2nd December, we’re unfortunately closed on Saturday. In addition ( it’s that time of year) Thrybergh have their Christmas fair on, this will create a big strain on parking and facilities so we’ve made the decision not to swim. If you’re about in the afternoon take… Read more →

Nice Miles and Ice Miles (qualifiers)

Ice Mile Qualifiers… got underway today with nine swimmers completing their 7ºC, 1600m swim in glorious icy sunshine.   Carol Lord, Izzy Fisher, Graeme Flitcroft, Paul Nicholson, Charlotte Tudberry – Maider, Jacqui Hargrave, Janice Taylor, Alice Goodridge all completed their qualifying swims this morning and are now ready to train towards their ultimate ice mile goal. The wonderful Catherine Atkinson… Read more →

Black Friday Deal with SWIMZI

  We’re very happy to be able to offer you a great Black Friday deal from our friends at SWIMZI.   If you purchase the SWIMZI XK jacket ( a superb winter coat ideal for those after swim shivers) you’ll not only get 10% off the RRP but also a lovely warm bobble hat free of charge.   Just use… Read more →

Join us in the December SWIMTAG Challenge

    Not content with swimming across the English Channel earlier this year, SwimYourSwim coach Ray Smith has just completed the virtual Swimtag challenge of swimming the length of the Bosporous Channel in a record breaking 4 days (previously completed in 8 days).     The swim is 34k and just over 500 swimmers have signed up to the challenge… Read more →

SwimYourSwim Ice Milers

  Since our initial swim into the ice in 2013, Alistair and myself have had the honour and pleasure of helping winter swimmers achieve their ice mile goals here in the UK (an ice mile is one mile in open water below 5ºc wearing just one swim cap, one pair of goggles and a standard swimming costume), in fact we… Read more →