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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Notification of A.G.M. 19th October 2017 at 6.00pm

Lisburn City Swimming Club A.G.M. will take place on Thursday 19th October at 6.00pm in the Derriaghy Room

Please find attached the Agenda and nomination forms for new committee members. LISBURN CITY SWIMMING CLUB AGM AGENDA 2017_2018
If you would like to help out the club by standing for the committee please fill in the nomination form along with a supporting name from another club member.
Those wishing to stand as an Officer must have two members to support their nomination. Nominations must be returned by 4th October 2017. LCSC NOMINATION FORM 2017

Nominations will be accepted at the A.G.M. if all roles not filled.

All persons holding a committee position must have completed Safeguarding Training and have and access NI. Swim Ulster are putting on numerous courses around Northern Ireland. If you would like more information please let me know.
Provisions will be put in place to allow anyone who wishes to volunteer have time to complete training and checks.

If you would like to help the club but not stand on the committee please come along to the A.G.M. and show your support.

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LCSC – Diving

IMG_1115We are pleased to announce the relaunch of our Diving programme on Thursday evenings.

Following the departure of our previous Diving coach, we have secured the services of Joan and Philip Dunlop.

Joan and Philp are both previous Divers with many years’ experience of Coaching Diving – running the very successful Diving programme in Bangor.

We are delighted to welcome them to our team and wish them every success in their efforts to develop our Diving Programme

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Swim Ulster Competition Handbook 2017-2018

Please find links to the Swim Ulster Competition Handbook 2017-2018 and Calendar 2017-2018. Swim Ulster Compeittion Handbook 2017-2018 14.9.17 & Competition Calendar 2017-2018 – 14.9.17

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Autumn Qualifying

Autumn Qualifying Gala which will be held at Lagan Valley Leisureplex from
13th to 15th October 2017.  Qualifying Gala Meet Information 2017-2018

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Calling all Water Polo Players!

IMG_0606LCSC is restarting our water polo program.

Our new Coach (Peter) will be building on the excellent work started by Nathan and is looking to expand both the numbers and skills of our players.

We are pleased to confirm that Nathan will be returning to assist in some sessions this year.

We would like to invite ALL our players to attend our sessions.

Please note – this includes any players who have transferred their registration to Cathal Brugha Water Polo Club

Younger players (approx. 12 and under) should attend the MINI POLO session.

Tuesday 8:15 – 9:00 pm

Thursday 6:00 – 6:30 pm (MINI POLO)
6:30 – 7:00pm (MAXI POLO)
Friday 6:30 – 7:15 pm

Sunday 12:00 – 1:00 pm

Any swimmers who are interested in trying Water Polo should come along to one of the sessions – our Coaches will be make sure you get a chance to try it!

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Be wary of hoax calls/contact

Swim Ireland were informed over the weekend by a club reporting a concerning incident.

A young club member was rung on their mobile phone and the caller, who said they were from one of our regions, was calling to say the young person had been ‘chosen’ to represent their club in a gala, together with a (named) friend. The caller arranged to meet the young person at a specific time, date and place. The information the caller had included the young person’s name, phone number, club and the name of one of the young person’s friends. This was a hoax call.

Attached is a brief guide to some settings – these should help point young people and their parents/guardians in the right direction.

Parental checklist for Social Media

If you have any queries please contact:

Kate Hills, MSc.
National Children’s Officer
Mobile: +353 86 8560672

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Swim Ulster, and Ballyholme Yacht Club are running an open water swim

the registration link is now live

Ballyholme Big Bay Swim 2017

DATE; SUNDAY 10TH SEPTEMBER
VENUE; BALLYHOLME YACHT CLUB, Seacliff Road, Bangor
EVENTS;
5k, 1.5k, 750m, 200m

Competitors will be chipped, except for children (u/16) entering the 200m sprint ​- children have free entry to this event​

This is open to anyone – members and non members of Swim Ulster / Ireland

Competitors to register before the event and details of that will be advertised asap. Registrations may also be possible on the day – if there are spaces available.

Participants can wear wetsuits or swimsuits

There will also be a Top Club Challenge Trophy
1 point per entry
points for top 5 in each category
i.e. 1st = 5 points, > 5th = 1 point
There will also be individual prizes for 1st,2nd,3rd in each event

Cost per event is
£10
this includes insurance and changing facilities at the Yacht Club.

BBQ food available on the day

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New Season Info – Welcome back

National Squad and National Junior Squad both starting back week beginning 21st Ausgust evening sessions only no mornings. Then week beginning 28th August mornings and evenings sessions.

All other squads back to training week beginning 4th Sept.

LCSC Timetable 2017-18

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Sarah McCracken smashed 50 Breastroke record from 1992

Sarah MaCracken smashed Sharlene Brown’s D-group 50m breast stroke record (34.73) from June 1992  an amazing new record time of 33.91 sec.

Well done Sarah for breaking the oldest record this year.  A fantastic achievement.

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Nathan Jennings beats his own 100m fly record for D-boys

Nathan Jennings swam a fantastic pb with a time of 57:75 for the 100m fly at the Irish Age group and Youth open in July, beating his old time of 58.21 and setting a new club record for D-Boys.

Well done Nathan

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