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Three School Teams Swim the Channel

Taunton School Channel Swimmers

Congratulations to Taunton School Long Distance Swimming Club's Blue Team who finished in 12hrs 18mins, Red Team (13hrs 39mins) and White Team (14hrs 45mins 47secs) - an incredible achievement. Read more.

European Aquatics Championships 2022

Swimming: 11 to 17 Aug 2022 - Stadio del Nuoto, Rome
View live streams and results. Reports: Day 1 | Day 2 | Day 3 | Day 4

Artistic Swimming: 11 to 15 Aug - Stadio Nicola Pietrangeli, Rome
View live streams, results. and reports.

Visit Roma 2022 website.

2022/23 Somerset County Pathway Programme

Swim England’s Inspire Coach Mentoring programme for 2022-2023 provides a unique coach development opportunity for coaches who are predominantly working with age-group and early youth level athletes within the Swim England Talent Pathways for Swimming and Para Swimming. Applications for the Mentoring Programme close on 26 Aug 2022.

Don't miss out. Engage with the opportunities provided by the Somerset pathway here. Recruiting skills coaches and team managers now. View workforce induction online meeting details.

Team Manager Required

Without the support
of Team Managers from
Clubs in Somerset
these 3 County Camps
for 11 & 12 yr old
swimmers will not run.

We will be sending invites to selected swimmers later this month. If there any errors or omissions in your Club's review of Rankings, please resolve them now.

Clip: Tom McManus, Swim England Talent.

2022/23 Young Volunteer Programme

Applications are now open for the hugely beneficial programme which will be run by Swim England South West Region from October 2022 until the end of July 2023. Read more and remember to get your applications in early and by 30 Sep 2022.

Somerset ASA Development Meet 2022 (25m)


1 & 2 Oct 2022 – Millfield School, Street
Level 3 (Licence No: 3SW221540)

The Meet is open to members of clubs affiliated to Somerset ASA who are eligible to compete and registered in accordance with Swim England laws and technical rules. All competitors must be Swim England Club Compete registered prior to submitting entries. Spectators will be welcome.

Thank youView news item which includes

  • Meet Conditions, Qualifying Times and Programme of Events
  • zipped hy-tek file for Club Meet contacts
  • Officials and Volunteers sign-up links.

Please can Clubs encourage their Officials and Volunteers to offer to support the Meet. Each and every contribution is valued and appreciated. The Meet simply cannot run without your help. Thank you in anticipation.


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].




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 details of the support available for the Ukrainian swimming family from the Institute of Swimming and Swim England Charity.

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).

View information and support for Somerset households who have volunteered to sponsor Ukrainian refugees. An Enhanced DBS check will be required. Read the Disclosure & Barring Service statement.

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There are hundreds of charities on the ground working tirelessly to offer support to those who need it most. By donating to the Ukraine Humanitarian Appeal, you'll help the Disasters Emergency Committee charities provide food, water, shelter and healthcare to refugees and displaced families. Click here for details.


Social Media and Website


Jan to Jul website comparison - 2022 vs 2019's pre-pandemic high: Unique website visitors: +1.77%. Page views: -3.3%. You can enjoy over 7000 articles, often with multimedia, in our news archive. In addition there are over 3200 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.