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Whitchurch Wasps Swimming Club

 

Welcome to the Whitchurch Wasps Amateur Swimming Club website.

 
 

WASPS NOTICE BOARD

 
 
NOTICES


NEW WEBSITE PASSWORD
The password has been changed for the protected areas of the website.
Email enquiries@whitchurchwasps.co.uk for the new password. Please include the swimmers name in the request

LANE PROMOTIONS
Congratulations to the following swimmers that have been promoted
To ELITE 2 Ellie Winter
To CHALLENGER 1 Oliver Fox
To CHALLENGER 2 Thomas Scotcher Alfie Bray Sam Houghton Henry Davies
To IMPROVERS 1 Charlotte Wynn
To IMPROVERS 2 Luke Pierson Tom Himsworth Clara Bray Rebecca Fox
The New Lanes will commence 6th April 2015. Please ensure your donations are increased for April and note the revised swim times.

EASTER SWIMMING
There will be no land training or swimming on Good Friday 3 April or any swimming on Easter Sunday 5th April

NEW PB LIST
The latest PB list following the Crusader Gala is available to download from the Personal Bests section of the website.

FORTHCOMING OPEN GALAS
Robyn is putting an entry together for the following Galas
Wrexham Spring Meet 2/3 May This is a Level 2 Gala and suitable for Challenger 2 swimmers and above.
Cath Ankers, Wrexham Sun 7 June For Improver 1 swimmers and above.
County Development Meet 4/5 July For Improver 1 swimmers and above
Northgate PB Buster, Wolverhampton 21/22 November (tbc) - For Improver 1 swimmers and above
Wrexham Junior Spring Meet 22 November For Improver 1, Improver 2 and Challenger 2 swimmers
Please see Robyn or any of the coaches if you would like to enter any of the above galas or would like to find out more about them.

FORTHCOMING EVENTS
See the Wasps Calendar here

April
Sat 11th Crusader Gala Buxton Swimming Centre

May
Sat 2nd Wrexham Spring Meet Wrexham Waterworld
Sun 3rd Wrexham Spring Meet Wrexham Waterworld

June
Sun 7th Cath Ankers Gala Wrexham Waterworld
Sun 28th Summer BBQ Prees Cricket Club

July
Sat 4th County Development Meet Wolverhampton Central Baths
Sun 5th County Development Meet Wolverhampton Central Baths

August

September

October

November
Sat 21st Northgate PB Buster Wolverhampton Central Baths
Sun 22nd Northgate PB Buster Wolverhampton Central Baths
Sun 22nd Wrexham Junior Sprint Meet Wrexham Waterworld

December
 

LATEST NEWS

 
   
WHITCHURCH WASPS SWIMMING CLUB PARTY ON DRY LAND

Swimmers from the Wasps were all dressed up as they attended their annual presentation night. The top swimmers in the club received trophies for their achievements  over the last year. more >>

   

WHITCHURCH WASPS STUNG AT THE COUNTY CHAMPIONSHIPS

Whitchurch Wasps armature swimming club had 31 swimmers that have made the qualifying times for the county championships. The 31 swimmers qualified to compete in 373 events, over two weekends at the end of February.  more >>

   
Wasps to host Introduction Swim Camp
Whitchurch Wasps are hosting a Swim Camp from 26th - 29th May 2014 at 10am  to 11am each day.

Swimmers on the camp must at least 8years of age and be able to swim 50m unaided in at least three strokes

The cost will be 15 for the 4 days and all swimmers will receive a certificate and t-shirt.

During the camp swimmers will receive coaching from Coaches at Whitchurch Wasps on all strokes and gain an insight to the club environment and be encouraged into the club if suitable.

If you are interested please contact Rachael Hares to book a place:- email haresrachel@hotmail.com or call  07966580453


   

Another Weekend of Galas

Last weekend saw Wasps swimmers in action again. On Saturday night a team of swimmers went to Market Drayton for the 2nd round of the Crusader Gala.   more >>

   
A Weekend of Galas

On Saturday 22 March a team of swimmers travelled to Widnes for the first round of this year’s Crusader gala.  more >>

   
Congratulations - New Lane Promotions
The following swimmers that have been promoted following the recent time trials more >>
   
Wasps reflect on Another Great Season
Whitchurch Wasps celebrated another successful year in the pool with a presentation evening at Whitchurch Cricket Club on 25 January more >>
Charlotte Archdeacon  Charlotte Archdeacon Interview  
Charlotte' outstanding achievements have been recognised where she was awarded Athlete of the Week at the Buffalo State University. She is interviewed with her coach and features at around 8 minutes 55 seconds through the interview clip.
SHROPSHIRE SWIMMING
Last Sunday five swimmers (Mollie Rogers, Isabelle Moore, Sam Houghton, William Davies and Carter Lockley) all attended a Shropshire county swimming camp at Shrewsbury School  more >>
   
  WHAT A NIGHT!! - ARENA GALA FINAL Saturday 9th  November
National Arena League

What can one say? It was a fantastic evening, where on the night we were only just beaten by bigger teams more >>

   
Congratulations - New Lane Promotions
The following swimmers that have been promoted following the recent time trials  more >>
   

NORTHGATE PB BUSTER GALA

After another hard fought round in the arena league last Saturday we came away in second position, just 6 points behind Bolton. more >>
   
  EVEN CLOSER!!!!  ARENA GALA Saturday 9th  NOVEMBER
National Arena League

After another hard fought round in the arena league last Saturday we came away in second position, just 6 points behind Bolton. more >>

   
National Arena League

SOOOOO CLOSE!!!!!!   ARENA GALA Saturday 12th  October

This was a very exciting gala – at a new 8 lane pool in Huyton near Knowsley, Liverpool. To cut to the chase after more >>

   
13 October - Water Polo Training
Following the Long Term Athlete Development Plan recommended by the ASA, children benefit from the development of various athletic skills such as catching, jumping, throwing, agility, balance, speed and co-ordination amongst others  more >>

 

 
Pentathlon Starter Course
Rachel Hares is running an 8 week introductory coaching course in shooting and fencing click here for details
   
Schools Biathlon
Swim Run Biathlon competition open more >>
   
Congratulations - New Lane Promotions
The following swimmers that have been promoted following the recent time trials  more >>
   
County Sprints Sunday 7 July
Sweltering Sunday saw 20 Wasps Swimmers descend on Shrewsbury Pool for the Annual County Sprints and Relays.  more >>
   

Crusader League - Round  3 - Crewe
Sunday evening saw a team of Wasps swimmers congregating at Crewe Pool for the final round of the Crusader League.  more >>
 
Cath Ankers Gala Wrexham - 8th June 2013
A number of swimmers (16) travelled to Wrexham on Saturday to compete in the Cath Ankers Gala. For some it was their first open gala but everybody rose to the challenge more >>
   

Crusader Gala – Round 2
This saw a selection of swimmers heading off to Hazel Grove in Stockport for Round 2. Again we were against Dane Valley, Hazel Grove and Crewe. more >>
   
Fantastic Fund Raising gets over 500
A group of Wasps swimmers, parents and friends spent Saturday bag packing at Sainsbury's in Whitchurch more >>
   
17 March - New Lane Promotions

CONGRATULATIONS to the following swimmers who have gained promotion following the recent time trials more >>

 

 

Shropshire County Championships 2013 - Days 3 and 4
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Joe Evans clinches Modern Pentathlon World Cup bronze

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Shropshire County Championships 2013 - Days 1 and 2

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First Time Gala Contenders Shine at Crusader Gala – Round 1

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21 December - New Lane Promotions

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8 December - How Many Wasps Does it Take to Push a Bus?
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