Forthcoming Events

London Swimming Club Update - October 2017

Safeguarding Course Coming Up
The Region is currently booking further Safeguarding courses. Please keep checking details on the website as details of these courses will be available shortly.
Please note the following courses are now full
18th November & 26th November

London Swimming Annual Conference and Council Meeting 
Thank you to all those who attended our ACM on the 16th September 2017. See HERE for full details and photos of the winners as well as the Conference Report, The ACM minutes can be found HERE 

Masters Swimming Lead for London Appointment 
The Region is delighted to announce the appointment of Richard Jones from Bexley Masters SC as the Masters Swimming Lead. See HERE for further details.

London Region Winter Championships 2017 – Helpers Required 
The London Region Winter Championships 2017 are fast approaching.  As always, we cannot effectively run the championships without the help and support of clubs and parents, so we are looking for volunteers to assist us with the non-technical roles.
For further details please see HERE

Club Development Water Polo Tournaments Update 
All the players taking part in these tournaments have not played competitive Water Polo before.
The U15’s leg of these tournaments took place on the 24th of September at Whitgift School. 40 athletes from Barnet, Lewisham, Croydon B and Hillingdon Penguins took part. The U13s leg takes place on 26th November from 5.45pm, also at Whitgift School. There will be 5 teams taking part from Barnet, Lewisham, Kingston, Haringey and Hackney. These are self-funded tournaments that are promoted through London Swimming.

Regional Welfare Officer – London Swimming recruiting now
London Swimming are recruiting a Regional Welfare Officer see HERE for further details

London Region Team International Meet 2018
London Region are pleased to, once again, arrange to take a team of London Region swimmers to compete abroad in 2018. The exact location and meet details will be published once they have been confirmed and at that time the Selection Policy will also be  available. Please note a condition of selection will be that swimmers have entered and competed in the London Region Winter Championships at the LAC on 4th & 5th November 2017

London Region Swimming Coaches Forum is recruiting now !
London Swimming is looking for 4 Level 3 Coaches to join the Swimming Coaches Forum. See HERE for further details.

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

FINA RULES UPDATE
All licensed officials are required to attend formal briefing sessions regarding the rule changes as soon as possible after their implementation. It is a required module for relicensing.See HERE for sessions coming up.

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 Sport also currently have free workforce development workshops. See HERE for full details.

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

COACHES FORUM – WHO ARE WE AND WHAT DO WE DO?
London Swimming has a Coaches Forum, this forum is Coach led allowing coaches from London clubs to work together to help improve swimming within the London region. For further details and a list of the Coaches Forum members see HERE

Swim England Release Talent Pathway Booklet for 2017 – 2018
Swim England have released their 2017-2018 Talent Pathway Booklet. See HERE for further details

Swim England National Awards 2017
The 2017 National Awards will be held on 11 November at The Great Hall at the University of Birmingham and we are excited to announce that our host for the day will be Olympic diving silver medallist Leon Taylor!
Finalists will be receive their invitations shortly, but everyone is welcome to join in the celebration as tickets are now available to purchase.See HERE for further details