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Last updated 15 July 2019

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Club Champs Well done to all those who took part in this year's Middle and Long Distance Club Champs.  We had some great PBs and Club Records and full results are available in the Members Area under Club Championships.  Special mentions go to James P who achieved 8 gold medals and 7 Club records and Rebecca L with 9 gold medals and 2 Club records.  Also to Lachie B (5 golds) and Max O (4 golds, 1 silver) - both achieved in competitive age groups - well done!
Summer BBQ This year's Summer BBQ is taking place on Friday 6th September 2019 at Bowdon Cricket Club.  There'll be a Hog Roast (with vegetarian alternative) and tickets are £8 each.  Tickets are now available on the website.
Summer Training Schedule

There will be a reduced training schedule for all groups during the summer holidays.  This has now been finalised and is available on the website here or directly here.

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.
Emails It has been brought to our attention that some of the emails being sent out by the club are going to people 'junk' mail.  Can you please make sure the following email addresses are added to your 'safe recipient' list, so that you don't miss out on any of our emails :
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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.
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.
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
 

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