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Last updated 20 May 2019

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North West Regional Championships Well done to Rebecca L and Beth R who competed in the 2nd weekend of this event, where Beth R came away with a bronze medal in the 50m Breaststroke.  The final weekend is next weekend, so good luck to Harvey B, Hannah C, Matthew H, Rebecca L, Erin M, Izzy O and Beth R who are taking part in this.
External Galas You can now find your swimmer’s accepted entries to external galas (as and when they are available) on our website, in the Members Area -> External Galas. Log into the website here.
Open Water Festival Swim England North West are pleased to announce that this year’s annual Open Water Championships are being held on 29th June 2019 at Salford Quays.
This competition will include:
  • 1500 Challenge
  • North West and North East Open Water Championships
  • North West and North East Masters Open Water Championships
All championship events incorporate the following County Championships; Cheshire, Lancashire, Yorkshire, Northumberland and Durham.  For full entry conditions please see here.
Early Morning Training Session Trafford have introduced an extra early morning training session for all the Trafford clubs.  All swimmers in groups D3 and above are eligible for this and an email went out last week to those groups regarding this.  Please do go along if you'd like to try it - we've had good reports from those that have already attended.
Family Fun Run An email went out last week regarding this fund-raising event that is taking place on Sunday 23rd June at 10am at Timperley Running Track - with proceeds going towards the purchase of the Dolphin system.  Please refer to the message sent out and come along to support the event.  One or several members of the same family can take part (all on one sponsorship form) and there will be refreshments and cakes on sale too (to replenish all those lost calories after the run!)   More details on our Fundraising page here
Membership Details If you have had any changes to the details you entered on your membership form on joining, change of address / contact details etc., can you please advise these to our Membership Secretary This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. so that the membership database can be updated.
Lost Property Please remember that we have introduced a Lost Property section on the website.  So, if your swimmer has lost anything during training sessions, please check this on our website or here.  If you find anything that belongs to you, please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and it will be available to collect from the desk on the following Sunday.
Contacting the Coaches If you need to contact a Coach regarding your swimmer outside of the training session times, please can you limit this contact to the Head Coach (Chris Tarry) and Assistant Head Coach (Kate Offord) only.  
Fundraising by Shopping Please consider raising funds for our club via the Easy Fundraising online service. Shopping doesn't cost you a penny more, but as you make purchases online shops make a donation to the club. All you do is register (it's good to click the "Find & Remind" button) and start shopping. Please give it a go and encourage others to do so too – it's effectively free money to benefit the members of our club! Thank you.  More information is on the website, or via the link http://www.altrinchamsc.org.uk/index.php/club-information/fundraising 
Club Kit The new kit is now available online and via the kit shop on our website.  It's Nike branded clothing with the new Club logo and an option to personalise with your swimmer's initials.  Check it out via the link  https://www.kitlocker.com/yourclub/club/other-sports/altrincham-swimming-club
Free Swimming A reminder that as a member of Altrincham Swimming Club, swimmers are entitled to free swimming at Altrincham Leisure Centre. You will need to complete a form which needs to be signed by your coach. If you need a form please let our Club Secretary know at: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Calendar For all the galas and events coming up, please click here
Club Contact For any queries or questions, please email us here

Dates for your Diary

12 May 2019 Officials "Taster" Session
18 May 2019 M & D League Team Gala
19 May 2019 Trafford Spring Meet
25 May 2019 North West Regional Championships
26 May 2019 North West Regional Championships
08 Jun 2019 Preston Summer Spectacular
09 Jun 2019 Preston Summer Spectacular
16 Jun 2019 Officials "Taster" Session


For a full schedule of events refer to the calendar

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To boost our fundraising efforts, we are holding a 5K Family Fun Run on Sunday 23rd June at Timperley Track at 10:00am.  All family members are welcome to run.  Refreshments can be purchased afterwards (all proceeds again going to Club Fundraising).

If you would like to attend the fun run, please use the sign-up form on our Fundraising page to confirm your run.

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Pointscore

The object of the Pointscore competition is for swimmers to compete against their own times on a regular basis under competition conditions. This will allow them to challenge for places in teams and prepare them for competition. They will be gaining experience of racing. Points are scored for any improvements gained and are aggregated for the purpose of making periodic and annual awards. The competition is open to all members of the club.

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