Somerset ASA AGM 2022
President David Beament and President Elect Neil Chambers look forward to welcoming members to our 120th Annual General Meeting on Saturday 28 May 2022 at 2 pm at Henton Village Hall, Henton, Wells BA5 1PD. A free Cream Tea will be available following the AGM to delegates who confirm by 25 May 2022 their intention to attend via the Register link. View news item with agenda, draft Development Plan and papers. It will be updated as more are received for publication.
* The Agenda has been updated on 12 May to correct an incomplete link to register. Please follow the correct link to avoid getting an error message.
|PA to Director of Sport||Swim School &
Sports Club Manager
|Lifeguards||Senior Swim School Teacher||Swim Teachers|
|Swimming Teacher||Weekday Lifeguards|
Swim England Coaching Policy Update
Swim England has made some minor changes to the Coaching Policy released earlier this year. Click here to view the updated policy, FAQs and feedback form for any issues that you want to raise about your club being compliant.
Minimum Permissible Pool Depth for Racing
Swim England has updated its guidance to align with FINA recommendations. Minimum depths for entry level activities for artistic swimming and water polo have also been amended. See what has changed here.
Spotlight on Swimming
On Your Marks
|Bath Dolphin||Bridgwater ASC|
Best wishes to competitors and everyone supporting the regional summer championships.
View stream replays, programme, results and reports where available from:
- Swim England South West Summer Championships (30 Apr, 1 & 2 May, Plymouth)
Age Groups: 23/24 Apr (Millfield), 7/8 May (Hengrove)
- Swim Wales National Championships (15 to 18 Apr, Swansea).
- Scottish National Age Group Championships (13 to 17 Apr, Glasgow)
- British Swimming Championships (5 to 10 Apr, Sheffield) Day 1, Day 2, Day 3, Day 4, Day 5, Day 6.
- Somerset ASA Championships (25m: 16 Jan, 50m: 22/23/29/30 Jan, 5/6 Feb, Millfield).
Event list by session (opens in new window).
Reports: Day 1. Day 2, Day 3, Day 4, Day 5. (Day 6 and Day 7 to follow).
Apologies for any record holder dates, names and times on the Hy-tek print outs which may have been shown incorrectly.
25 Oct 2021 news item contained the Qualifying Times, Para-Swimming Multi-Classification QTs, the Event Programme and Entry Conditions.
[If there are any newsworthy omissions in the daily reports and analysis of many thousands of swims, it is unintentional. Please let us know if you spot any].
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With a lot of Somerset clubs seeking to license their championships or running Meets, please contact us if you are ever short of officials so we can publicise any opportunities via our website and social media.
View Officials Requirements ( in effect from 11 Mar 2022) and Criteria for the Training of Officials at Licensed Meets (in effect 1 Apr 2022)
Swim England has been approached by swimming families from the Ukraine which is facing an urgent humanitarian crisis.
If you are a Swim England member who has registered for the ‘Homes for Ukraine’ scheme and are looking to be matched with a Ukrainian family, please contact Emma Griffin (Emma.Griffin@swimming.org).
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