Ulster Retain Title winning Schools Interprovincial Championships

IMG_0886Lisburn members on the Ulster Squad at the interpro today
1st Ulster 195.5
2nd Leinster 151.5
3rd Connacht 114
4th Munster 96

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1500m Free record beaten By Daniel Wiffen at British Championships

Daniel Wiffen beats his old club record for the 1500m Freestyle at the British Championships last week with a time of 16:10.20.

He also claims the Ulster Junior record for this event.

Well Done Daniel.  A fantastic achievement.

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Development Gala 4 Information

Please find attached Session Report & Psych Sheet for Development Gala 4 which will
be held at Newry Leisure Centre on Sunday 7.5.17

The Session Times are as follows :

Session 1 – Warm Up 9am – Start 10am
Session 2 – Warm Up 1pm – Start 2pm

Please ensure that any withdrawals are given to your coach by 12pm on Thursday 4.5.17.

session report @ 28.4.17                               psych sheet @ 28.4.17

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Newry Open Meet Information

Please see attached an updated team entry list and session report. There have been a few scratches so please double check your entries and let your coach know if there are any changes.

Newry can accept scratches up until Friday evening.

There will be a small warm up/cool down pool available throughout the session although there will be very limited space.

updated session report entry list final

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Gold Coast Commonwealth Games

Please find attached the approved Selection Policies and Standards (Swimming and Para-Sport) for the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games 2018. These will be uploaded on the Swim Ulster and Swim Ireland websites later this week.

If you have any questions in relation to the policy please contact Andrew Reid coachulster@swimireland.ie<mailto:coachulster@swimireland.ie> and Swim Ulster will be hosting an information session on Saturday 10th June at 11.30am as part of the Performance Squad Training Day in Bangor Aurora.

Commonwealth Games Selection Policy and Standards Para-Sport 2018 (310317) Commonwealth Games Selection Policy and Standards Swimming 2018 (260417)

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Nathan Jennings breaks100m Fly record at Ulster Championships

Flying through the water at the Ulster Age Group & Youth Championships last weekend, Nathan Jennings broke the club record he set at the beginning of April with a new time of 57.94 to set a new record for the 100m Fly.

Well done Nathan.

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D-Group Boys smash 4 x 50m Medley Team Relay Record from 2011

The long standing record for the D-group boys 4 x 50 Medley Team Relay from 2011 has been smashed by Nathan Wiffen, Jamie Allison, Nathan Jennings and Daniel Wiffen with a new record time of 1:55.89 at the Ulster Age Group Championship last week end.

Well done boys – a fantastic result!

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Sports v Exams

IMG_0883Giving up sport is ‘biggest mistake students in exam year can make’

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Swim Ireland Updated Competition Pathway

The document outlines the competition structure and pathway that will be implemented in all regions from September 2017 and should be helpful to explain the different levels of competition to coaches, parents and swimmers.  Competition Pathway

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Upcoming meet information

Session report for the Newry Open meet 30th  April 2017. latest session report

Summer Meet 26th – 28th May 2017 Qualifying Meet Information 2016-2017

Down Minor Championships 24th June 2017 Down minor Championship 2017 – Meet information

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