Link to photos, courtesy of Lisa Kingham – COUNTY CHAMPS PHOTOS

CLEVEDON & CHARD OPEN MEET – Details for visiting clubs and entry info – click on link – C&C OPEN 2015

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.


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County Championships off to great start!

phelp-possibe-lrgThe Somerset County Championships got off to a great start for Clevedon swimmers.  These are the highlights:

2 Gold MedalsMalia Smith 9yr 100 IM / Ben Penhale 12yr 100m Butterfly.

5 Silver MedalsAmelia Chappell 15yrs 100 IM / Abigail Phipps 12yr 100m Butterfly / Ben Penhale (2) – 12yr 100 IM & 400M Free / George Leaman 16yr 100 IM / Callum Greenwood 17+yr 100 IM.

14 Bronze MedalsElla Jenkins (2) 11yr 100 IM & 100m Butterfly / Lizzie Warnes 17+yr 100 IM / Amelia Chappell (2) 15yr 100m Butterfly & 200m Back / Blayne Stanbrook (2) 10yr 50m Free & 100 IM / Ben Penhale 12yr 50m Free / Finlay Smith 15yr 50m Free / Megan Fry 11yr 400m Free / Toby Foster 10yr 400m Free / George Leaman (2) 16yr 100m Butterfly & 400m Free

JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIPGeorge Leaman Silver 100 IM and Bronze 100m Butterfly

SENIOR CHAMPIONSHIP - Callum Greenwood Bronze 100 IM.

Plus, including the medallists above, there were a total of 17 finalists with the addition of Sophie Chambers (12yrs), Elena Crossan (16 yrs), Ellie Chappell (17+ yrs), Mason Smith (12 yrs).

These are fantastic achievements and there’s more too!!  There were 116 personal best times recorded over the two days!!  AMAZING results and a great confidence boost going into the next weekend.  Bring it on!!

Congratulations to our new Level 1 Teachers

Agnes, George and Elena Level 1Congratulations to George Symonds, Agnes Gay and Elena Crossan.  All three have passed their ASA Level 1 Teachers qualification.  George completed the Young Coach Programme last year, but had to wait for his Level 1 course after his initial one was cancelled.  Agnes and Elena are on the Young Coach programme this year.

Well done guys – we’re very proud of you and wish you luck with your teaching.  We’re certainly very grateful for your help!

Four Seasons team announced

CallingAllJon Gall has announced his team for the first Four Seasons of the year – see the team sheet on our Competitions page.  This is fun and friendly team event designed to give some of our swimmers their first taste of swimming for the team!!  If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact Jon, or ask at the club desk.  Please email Jon immediately if your swimmer is on the list and not available.  Otherwise, please email Jon or tick the sheet on the board at Strode to confirm your availability and how many will travel on the coach.  Contact details on the team sheet.

Mini bounce back in 2nd round

winner4After the very closely fought 1st round, our Mini Series swimmers bounced back last night to a great victory in the 2nd round of the Mini Series, pipping close rivals Soundwell to the post by 10 points.  There were some very close races with the team supporting each and every swimmer.  Full details and results to follow.  Well done to Fran and her team of swimmers and helpers with a special thanks from Fran to the team of supporters!