Following the withdrawal of funding by UK Sport into Women’s Water Polo the ASA decided to commission a full review of Water Polo within England. The aim of the review was to look at all aspects of the game, from grass roots development, through the talent pathway to elite performance. The review covered the governance structure, development and talent programmes and the competition pathway.
The review was presented to the ASA Sport Governing Board and members of the water polo community on Sunday, 25th January 2015 and was well received by attendees.
Places available on a heart screening for 14-35yr olds, organised by the charity Cardiac Risk in the Young (CRY) and Stockport Metro Swim at Heaton Sports Club, Stockport on Saturday 21st February 2015, the last Saturday in the half term holiday.
45 people have signed up but they urgently need a further 35 to enable this screening to go ahead. We would be grateful if you could promote and forward to friends, other clubs, schools etc.
Calling all Master Swimmers in the region.
Start preparing now for the 2015 season and the 2016 Masters European Championships at London’s Olympic Pool.
At the FINA Congress in 2014 there were certain rules that were updated. Click the link below to access the updatred rules
The Swimathon Foundation offer grants of funding ranging from £300 to £2,500 to individuals and groups who provide opportunities for swimming and promote the sport in their local communities.
Grants are available from £300 to £2,500 to individuals and groups who provide opportunities for swimming and promote the sport in their local communities.
The foundation is passionate about encouraging people to get involved in swimming, so any innovative and sustainable project which will make swimming more accessible to the community, or get more people participating, are invited to apply.
As the grants are awarded annually, pools, individuals or community groups that have received funding from the Swimathon Foundation Community Grants Scheme in the last 12 months are not eligible to apply.
Applicants must demonstrate in their application how the funding will allow them to:
Applications will close on the 6 of March 2015 at 5pm.
Click below for the link to the information.
MBE honours announced this morning
Swimnorthwest support the School Swimming Gala held on Wednesday 19th November which saw saw children from 13 primary schools take part in the ATSA KS2 Swimming gala at the Pelican Centre in Tyldesley.
I would like to make you aware that School Swimathon 2015 registration has now opened.
Following on from the information published on the British Swimming website regarding the Summer Championships.
Swim North West through our 2014-17 Strategy is committed to achieving our aim:
“To build, develop and maintain a high quality and sustainable club infrastructure across the NorthWest region”
This investment programme is to assist our members in developing their offer to improve the quality, and sustainability of their clubs.
The focus of this funding is to invest within your club to assist with; the development of a new activity, retention of current membership or diversify the club offer. There is a limited amount of funding available and as such applications will be on a first come first served basis.