Forthcoming Events

London Swimming News Update - June 2017

London Swimming Annual Conference and Council Meeting 
The 2017 ASA London Region Annual Conference and Council Meeting will be held on Saturday 16 September 2017 at The Abbey Centre, 34 Great Smith Street, SW1P 3BU.
The event will include the presentation of the London Swimming Awards 2017.

During the meeting the following elections will take place:

  • Vice President of London Swimming;
  • Delegates from London Region to the ASA Council; and
  • Management Board Members of the ASA London Region (3 seats).

Clubs and other organisations affiliated to the region may also wish to propose motions, which include proposed changes to the Rules of London Swimming or to ASA Law, for the London Swimming Council to debate using.  They must nominate their representatives to the meeting

The Agenda for the day and the Delegate forms can be found here  

London Swimming 2017 Awards Nominations are now open
Nominations are now open for the 2017 London Swimming Awards.
There are five awards as follows:
Jeff Cook Salver
The Dave Barnes Trophy and the Flo Barnes Trophy
London Coach of the Year
Athlete of the Year
Nominations will close on 14 July 2017.
Full details and nomination forms can be found here

Club and Volunteer Research Survey
Lara Lill from Global Active will be undertaking some research over the next few months on behalf of the Region. We will update the website shortly with a survey monkey questionnaire which we encourage you to complete. We need feedback from Clubs, Volunteers, Officials and Parents.

ASA Approved courses
You can find details of Level 1, Level 2 and CPD courses being delivered across the region HERE

Funding
London Sport’s funding search tool can help sports organisations and individuals living and operating in the capital to access what funding grants and bursaries there are available – if your club is looking for funding then it is definitely worth a look here!

London Region Talent Development Camp 2017 – Trinity School Croydon
The London Region Talent Camp takes place on the 9th July, 1st October and 3rd December. 36 athletes, born in 2005 have been selected from Rankings following the Age Groups Championships held in May.A huge congratulations to all those selected. We hope you enjoy the Camp.

COACHES FORUM – WHO ARE WE AND WHAT DO WE DO?
The London Region coaches forum role is

  • To give advice and assistance to promote the development and improvement of swimming within the Region
  • To provide opportunities for senior coaches to exchange views and information
  • To provide liaison with coaches within the counties, providing views and information both from the coaches in each county to the forum and from the forum to the county coaches in each county
  • To link into Swim England/England Programmes for exchange of information and views
  • To liaise with regional swimming and development groups
  • To work towards improvement of regional championships
  • To provide general guidance and review conditions and selections for overseas camps

The current members of the forum are:

Dave Heathcock – Ealing SC – Head Coach and Chair of the Coaches Forum
Bram Montgomery – Chelsea & Westminster Head Coach
Allan Thornton- Ealing SC – Assistant Head Coach
Damien Bryan – Kingston Royals SC – Head Coach
Gary Inch – London Borough of Redbridge – Head Coach
Gary Rogers – Romford Town SC – Head Coach
John Adye – Hillingdon SC – Head Coach
Lisa Bates – LACPP – Head Coach
Martin Jurco – Leander SC – Head Coach
Matt Heathcock – Camden Swiss Cottage SC – Head Coach
Tony Beckley – Beckenham SC – Head Coach
Callum Maher-Doyle – Enfield Swim Squad – Head Coach
Kay Grimshaw – Regional Talent Representative              
If you would like to ask a question or find out further information please email london@swimming.org  and we will forward to the members of the forum to assist.

Swim England National Open Water Festival 2017
The Swim England Open Water Festival will take place on 30th and 31st July at Rother Valley. 
It will include the National Open Water Age Groups and National Open Water Masters Championships as well as a mass participation event. 
For more information, please CLICK HERE

Safeguarding & Protecting Children courses in London….
Details of courses being run by organisations such as local authorities and London Sport can be found HERE
More information about the role of Club Welfare Officer and training can be found HERE