WELCOME

WELCOME to the official website for Lisburn City Swimming Club.

We are a voluntary organisation based in Lisburn and run by an excellent team of professional Coaching Staff and voluntary parents. We have a wide range of activities available for all swimming abilities from Learn to Swim, Diving, Water Polo, Synchronised Swimming to Competitive Swimming at local and International level and a rapidly growing Masters section. We hope you enjoy browsing our site and find all the information you need. Use the Search facility to find particular documents. Sign up your email address in the field below to keep up-to-date with the latest news. An email will be sent automatically each time the home page is updated. Remember to keep checking all the pages of the website for calender, results and competition info. Enjoy browsing.

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Land Training Rota’s

AG1 LT DEC 2014

NJS LT DEC 2014

NS LT DEC 2014

 

 

 

 

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Supervision Rota’s

Please see below

EARLY MORNING ROTA DEC 2014

EVENING SUPERVISION DEC 2014

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Club Championships Meet Conditions

Click for further information 2015 Club Champs Meet Conditions

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Training Cancelled

There will be no training from Thursday 11th December until Sunday 14th December inclusive due to the Irish SC Champs taking place in the Leisureplex

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Christmas Training

Swimmers / Parents,

Please note that there are a limited number of sessions available over the Christmas period for training so try and make as many as you can. The following training times are:

 

Tue 23rd Dec am & pm .: training as normal for all groups

Wed 24th Dec: 8:00-10:00am  NSQ & NJS Squads only

Thu 25th – Sun 28th Dec no training

Mon 29th Dec am & pm .: training as normal

Tue 30th Dec am & pm.: training as normal

Wed 31st Dec: no training

Thu 1st Jan 2015 no training

 

Training will resume as normal for all Squads on Friday 2nd January 2015

Richard Gheel (Head Coach)

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Ulster Short Course 2014 Report

The Swim Ulster Short Course Championships were held in Lisburn from Friday 28th to Sunday 30th November 2014. 23 Ulster based Swim Teams as well as two visiting teams,one from Dublin and one from Scotland were taking part.

Lisburn City Swimming Club had 28 swimmers competing over the three days.

Friday 28th saw 19 Lisburn swimmers compete on the opening day of the meet. Out of a total of 33 individual swims, 23 swimmers made personal best times.

6 Swimmers qualified for the evening finals, Leah Bethel and Caoimhe Quinn (200 back), James Edgar, Alexander Haskins and Nathan Jennings (200 back) and Victoria Hunter (100 free).

In medal positions, Lisburn had Victoria Hunter winning Silver in the 800 free (HDW) and James Edgar winning Bronze in the 200 back.

The evening sessions also host the team relay events and on Friday Lisburn had a junior girls team entered in the Womens’ 400 metre freestyle relay. Victoria Hunter, Lauren Walker, Sarah McCracken and Leah Bethal came in 5th place overall in this open event.

The following swimmers also swam personal bests on friday; Jamie Allison, Craig Boyce, Oliver Chambers, Paul Cox, Holly Dowds, Caoli Maginess, Nadine Pollock and Lauren Walker.

Saturday 29th. 24 Lisburn swimmers swam a total of 44 individual swims with 19 of these personal bests.

8 swimmers qualified for the evening finals, Fiona Cash, Alexandra Hunter, Victoria Hunter and Hannah Watson putting up a strong Lisburn presence in the 200 fly,  Alexander Haskins (200 breast) Alexandra Hunter and Victoria Hunter (200IM) and Chloe Richards (100 back).

Medal positions today were James Edgar, Bronze in the 1500 free(HDW), Alexandra Hunter winning Silver in the 200 fly, and Victoria Hunter winning Bronze in 400 free  (HDW) and Bronze in 200 fly.

Alexander Haskins was the fastest junior male in the 200 breast making him Ulster Junior Champion in this event and winning Gold!

Also swimming their personal best times on Saturday were; Jamie Allison, Leah Bethel, Oliver Chambers, Paul Cox, Holly Dowds, Jack Fleming, Nathan Jennings, Caoli Maginess, Nadine Pollock, Caoimhe Quinn, Lauren Walker and Daniel Wiffen.

Saturday evenings relay for Lisburn was the Women’s 800 freestyle relay event. Two teams were entered, a Junior team of Leah Bethel, Victoria Hunter, Caoimhe Quinn and Lauren Walker. The Senior team competing was Fiona Cash, Alexandra Hunter, Chloe Richards and Hannah Watson. Both teams swam well, the senior girls were placed 6th overall, but it was the junior girls who took the edge, winning a Bronze medal in the open event, however as they were the fastest junior team, they  also secured the Ulster Junior Gold medal!

Sunday 30th saw the final day of competition with 26 Lisburn swimmers in action. 50 individual swims with an impressive 38 personal best times achieved today.

12 swimmers qualified for evening finals; Craig Boyce, Alexander Haskins, Nathan Jennings and Keelan Logan all showcasing Lisburns’ strength in the 200fly, Alexander Haskins and Keelan Logan (200IM), Sarah McCracken (200 breast), Victoria Hunter (100 fly), Chloe Richards (50 back and 200 free), Fiona Cash and Lauren Walker (200 free)

In Medal positions today Lisburn had Sarah McCracken winning Bronze in the 200 breast. Alexander Haskins won bronze in the 200fly, and as the fastest junior male in the 200IM heats, this secured him the Ulster Junior Gold medal, his second of the meet. Keelan Logan was the fastest junior male in the 200fly, winning the Junior Gold medal.

Personal best times were also achieved on Sunday by; Jamie Allison, Leah Bethel, Oliver Chambers, Paul Cox, Alice Cross, Holly Dowds, Jack Fleming, Caoli Maginess, Ryan McCracken, Nadine Pollock, Caoimhe Quinn, Daniel Wiffen and Nathan Wiffen.

Sunday evening saw two Lisburn teams competing in the Women’s 400 metre medley and the Mens 800 metre freestyle.

Leah Bethel, Sarah McCracken, Victoria Hunter and Lauren Walker won Silver overall in the open competition, but as the fastest Junior team entered, they also won Ulster Junior Gold!

Alexander Haskins, Nathan Jennings, Craig Boyce and (standing in at the last minute for an injured Keelan), Oliver Chambers stepped up to the mark against tough competition and finishing in 7th place overall.

Also meeting the qualifying times and swimming in this championship competition were Zoe Dickey who is  swimming well as she recovers from injury and Amy Jennings who swam at Ulster SC Championships for the first time.

The swimmers were supported at the event by Head Coach Richard Gheel, and  NJS Coach Stan Shepard.

Thank You to the parents who volunteered at the event, this support is heavily depended on by Swim Ulster for the running of the competition.

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Training Cancelled

Due to the Ulster Short Course Champs taking place, there will be no training Friday Saturday & Sunday for the following squads

Fri am 28th Nov
NSQ, NJS & Masters

Fri pm 28th Nov
AG2 5:00-6:00
NSQ 5:00-7:00

Sat am 29th Nov
NJS, NSQ & AG1 & Masters

Sun am & pm 30th Nov
AG2, Dev 1,2 & 3 & Club Training Squad

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Disability Sports NI Championships

A massive well done to four swimmers from Lisburn who competed in Disability Sports NI Championships in Bangor on Saturday 15 Nov.  They all achieved great PBs, coming home with medals and a certificate,  they thoroughly enjoyed the competition and meeting swimmers from other clubs.
 
Lucy Best, 3rd in 25m fly, 25m back and 25m free; 4th in 25m breaststroke
Ryan Brown, 3rd in 50m back and 50m free
Rory Irvine, 2nd in 25m back and 3rd in 25m free
Conor Magee, 3rd in 25m free and 4th in 25m back
Disability
 
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Water Polo Under 14s & Under 10s Mini Leagues

The schedules  for the Water Polo Under 14 league and Mini League can be viewed on the Water Polo page.  Information to players will be circulated – please let Nathan know availability.  The leagues runs over 4 Fridays, starting 21 November, with the final on 12 December.

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Training Cancelled

There will be no training Saturday 8th November due to Master’s Gala

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