HOLIDAY TIMETABLE: The holiday timetable has been emailed to all groups, but is also available here - HOLIDAY TIMETABLE - or check out the calendar for each day.
CLUB CHAMPIONSHIPS: These start on 14th Sept, with the first distance events, going through to the 23 November for our main Club Championship Day at Hutton Moor. There is now a Club Champs page available with all the details, dates, online entry forms and rules and conditions. The online entry forms are now available so you have plenty of time to complete them. go to our CLUB CHAMPIONSHIPS page for all the info.
Thanks to the following businesses for their support of the Clevedon & Chard Open Meet – click on the link for their websites: WORKBRANDS, BAILEY OF BRISTOL, HILLFIELD VILLAGE, FINE GARDENING, INTERIOR HARMONY FLOORING, FINE & CLASSIC CARS and AQUA BATHROOMS.
Welcome to the website of Clevedon Amateur Swimming Club! We are a friendly club aiming to promote and encourage the sport of competitive swimming. Based in Clevedon in North Somerset, we are affiliated to the Somerset County ASA and the ASA South West, and are accredited to Swim21 club.
The Club operates in a friendly atmosphere which encourages its members to develop in a relaxed but committed environment. Members that show commitment will undoubtedly personally benefit from the results of their hard work, as well as having the satisfaction of being a member of a great team of friends.
We welcome swimmers of all ages and abilities. Swimmers enter into competitive swimming through our progressive squad structure. The Club holds or attends competitions for all ages and abilities. The purpose of this is to provide a natural progression for the swimmer ranging from the Club’s Novice Gala to National Competition.
- How can my child join the Club?
- How can I contact the head coach?
- What do the letters A & B mean by the swimmers times on the database?
- What does heat declared winner or HDW mean?
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Great coverage for the club in this week’s North Somerset Times. See it here – North Somerset Times (next to the back page). Our thanks to them for supporting us throughout the year and publishing our press releases. Well done once again to Amelia, Callum and Steph. Who’s joining them next year?
Callum Greenwood has debuted at the ASA National Youth Championships in strong fashion, posting a time very close to his personal best. Callum had qualified for the 50m backstroke which is swum as an open event, rather than in age group categories. Callum’s strong swim in a time of 28:65 saw him improve his ranking to 17th in the country for the 17 year olds.
To qualify alone is an amazing achievement. For Callum to cope with the nerves of his first competitive swim at this level and to improve his rankings is worthy of much praise indeed – we’re proud of you Callum!!
And Clevedon had another medallist! A bit like a number 10 bus – none for ages and then two come at once! Steph Reynolds, who moves to the University of Bath team in September, swam to a bronze medal podium position in the 200IM. This is Steph’s first medal at the Championships and was only hundredths of a second away from silver. With more races to come this week, this was an incredible start and we wish Steph all the best for the rest of the week.
Amelia Chappell made history today when, as part of the Taunton Deane Network relay team, she became National Champion along with Kayleigh Parker, Chloe Edrich and Emily Yap of Taunton Deane. Amelia swam a storming 100m butterfly leg, where she pulled away from gold medal contenders Plymouth Leander to give Taunton a massive lead going into the final 100m, which Emily Yap maintained.
A full report will follow, but this was definitely the highlight of a week which saw Amelia compete individually in the heats of the 200IM, where she improved her time and her ranking, the 100m butterfly making the final where she recorded 1:04:78 and the 200m butterfly with a pb. She has also been a important member of the Taunton Deane Network relay – swimming in the heats and final of the 4 x 100m freestyle relay, the 4 x 200m freestyle relay and culminating in the gold medal winning swim in the 4 x 100m medley relay, in the butterfly leg in a fantastic time of 1:02:72 – that’s 2 seconds faster than her pb that she set earlier in the week in the individual 100m fly!!
Our thanks go to Graham Davidson and the Taunton Deane Network for giving our swimmers this opportunity which might not otherwise have been possible.
That concludes the Age Groups and we now move onto the Youth Championships with Callum Greenwood making his debut at this level and Steph Reynolds. So keep watching the tweets from Tuesday onwards!
Matthew Brown probably got tickets for probably the most exciting session of the Commonwealth Games and saw the Men’s Medley Relay come away with Gold for England. He got to see Joe Roebuck swim too! Am sure you enjoyed it Matthew and found it an inspiration!
See a video of Matthews view of the final couple of lengths! Click on this link – Spectators view of medley relay!
Good luck to Callum, Amelia and Steph up in Sheffield! You are stars!! Enjoy!
We will keep you posted on how they are doing – keep an eye on the twitter feed on the home page! Send your messages of support to @clevedonasc and we will pass it on! We know they would love to hear from you!