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Last updated 15 October 2019

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Another Award for ASC Hot on the heels of our Swim England North West award for Club of the Year, we've just received notification that we have been awarded the Cheshire County award for Most Improved Club.  We'll receive the award on 3rd November, so look out for it in the trophy cabinet!
Direct Debits As you know, the Club is moving from Standing Order to Direct Debits and all members have received emails regarding this.  Thank you to everyone who have completed the change so far.  If you haven't yet done this, can you please respond to the email sent to you requesting approval to set up the direct debit.
GM Autumn Meet Congratulations to all swimmers that took part in this gala over the previous two weekends.  Plenty of PBs achieved and medals as follows :
James P - 3 Golds (50m, 100m & 200m Back) and 2 Silvers (50m Free and 200m IM)
Ashley D - 1 Gold (50m Free) and 3 Silvers (100m Fly and 50m & 100m Back)
Michael W - 2 Silvers (50m Free and 100m IM) and 1 Bronze (400m Free)
Caiden H - 2 SIlvers (50m Fly and 100m Back)
Joseph W - 1 Gold (50m Back)
Matthew W - 1 Silver (400m Free)
Emily I - 1 SIlver (200m Fly)
Lachie B - 1 Bronze (50m Free)
Danny W - 1 Bronze (50m Back)
Volunteering Opportunities As always, we have several opportunities for you to get involved with the club.  At the moment, we are especially looking for a new Equipment Officer to monitor and maintain the stock levels of kit.  Huge thanks to Lana M who has done this job previously, but is now having to give this up.  Full details of what's required with this and with other volunteering within the club is on the website.  If you feel you can help with the Equipment Officer role, or any of the other positions, please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..
Plea For Help If you have swimmers competing in external galas, we would ask that you consider volunteering to be a 'chaperone' for our swimmers on poolside during the gala.  You don't need to worry about finding a seat in an overheated spectator gallery, you'll get a great view of the action and you'll be able to support your swimmer.  If you're interested, please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..
Medical Records Can you please ensure that any updates to Medical Records for swimmers are communicated to our Membership Secretary.
Safety At Training The leisure centre have spoken to one of our coaches and asked us to remind all swimmers that they must stay away from the leisure centre's gym equipment during and after land training sessions.  Could you please speak to your swimmer about this.
Timekeeping Course We have a Timekeepers course booked for Sunday 10th November.  The course will start at 5pm in the Lower Practice Hall at Altrincham Leisure Centre and will take approximately 2 hours to complete.  The course comprises an (approximate) 1 hour “classroom” session, followed by an (approximate) 1 hour poolside practical session/assessment.  After (successful) completion of the course candidates will be qualified Timekeepers and able to help a Licenced events.  There is no financial cost to candidates for attending the course but places do need to be booked - anyone wanting to attend the course should let Helen know This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. as soon as possible.
Diving Blocks We still have some of the old diving blocks, so if anyone would like to become the proud owner of one of these, in exchange for a contribution towards the Dolphin system, please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..
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.
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

19 Oct 2019 Swim Camp
19 Oct 2019 Swim Camp
20 Oct 2019 Stockport Training Cancelled
19 Oct 2019 Swim Camp
19 Oct 2019 Swim Camp
19 Oct 2019 Swim Camp
19 Oct 2019 Swim Camp
24 Oct 2019 WythenshaweTraining Cancelled
19 Oct 2019 Swim Camp
01 Nov 2019 ASC Sprint Championships 2019


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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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