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Somerset team at National County Team Championships 2022 Division 1
National County Team Championships 2022 D1


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Urgent Call for Officials - 14 Oct 2022 at Millfield

5 more officials are needed for a distance session on Friday evening to run as planned. View details.

Somerset County Novice Competition and Championships 2022

1 Oct 2022 - Station Road Pool, Taunton.

Somerset ASA County Novice competition and Championships 2022

Our thanks go to everyone who supported the event, our first since 2019. View results in Alyson Bashford report.

National County Teams Championships 2022

2 Oct 2022 - Ponds Forge, Sheffield

This event is one of the highlights of the short course swimming season. More great performances enabled Somerset to place 9th out of the 20 Counties competing in Division 1.

Our thanks go to the Coaches and Team Managers accompanying the team: Rachel Aldington, Pat Leaman, Jasper Lye, Neil Chambers (President) and Chris Metcalfe

View the news item with stream replay and results. View Neil's photos from the event. 

Somerset ASA Development Meet 2022

1 & 2 October 2022 at Millfield.

We are extremely grateful to our Meet team, Coaches, Team Managers, Officials, Volunteers and Parents for helping us deliver another successful Development Meet.

Download full Meet results with splits.
Individual event results from the weekend are also available to view here and by
Session 1
Session 2 
Session 3 
Session 4

Somerset ASA Swimming Championships 2023

View news item releasing Qualifying Times. Please note the 17y/o 50m Fly time is incorrect and 50m fly times are under review. An updated version will be published on receipt.

County Development Programmes

On 6 Oct we emailed to the named parent who accepted the swimmer invite, the joining instructions for both swimmer and parent for the 9 October Zoom meeting (10am start).

The earlier email we sent on 2 Oct 
- included details of the topics we will cover in the first 90 minute online session
- announced special guest Lauren Quigley, an ex-international medal winning swimmer who will be supporting this session, and
- included a letter and athlete induction pack.

Please share this news with the selected swimmers in your Clubs.


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2022/23 Somerset County Pathway Programme


The closing date for parents of a group of talented 11 Yr and 12 Yr olds to accept or decline selection invitations for a County Development Programme has now passed.

Face to Face Camp dates: 29 October 2022 and 21 May 2023 at Millfield.
Online camp dates: now 9 Oct 2022 at 10am and on 25 Feb 2023 at 10am - 1.5 hr duration each

Applications for Skills Coach roles have closed.

Please follow the CDP link.

The numbers of swimmers invited also reflects the number of Team Manager / Assistants who wish to support the Programme.


Assistant Team Manager

View details and how to apply for a remunerated Assistant Team Manager role. Apply now.

Team Manager Required

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Championships Round-Up


View stream replays, programme, results and reports where available from:

[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].




Officials are still needed to support the
- Millfield & Team Bath AS L2 SC Meet (14-16 Oct at Millfield): the distance session on Friday evening and for the final sessions on Saturday and Sunday. View news item.
- the Masters Open Meet (9 Oct at Millfield). If you can help as either Recorder or one of Officials / Timekeepers needed, please email swimsouthwest@swimming.org.

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.


Social Media and Website


Jan to Sep website comparison - 2022 vs 2019's pre-pandemic high: Unique website visitors: +3.2%. Page views: -3.5%. On 1 Oct we surpassed their respective annual totals for both 2020 and 2021. You can enjoy over 7200 articles, often with multimedia, in our news archive. In addition there are over 3300 curated videos in the library on our website which in total have racked up millions of views. You don’t have to be sick to get better.

We regularly post social media updates on Facebook and Twitter. Check what your Club is tweeting about. Thank you for sharing content on our own timelines.



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