Easter and Bank Holiday Pool Closures

There will be no training on the following dates due to Bank holiday closures, coaches being away at Nationals etc:

  • Friday 14th April (Good Friday)
  • Saturday 15th April (Elite)
  • Monday 17th April (Easter Monday)
  • Friday 21st April (most coaches away at Nationals)
  • Saturday 22nd April (Elite) (Fiona away at Nationals)
  • Monday 1st May (May Day Bank Holiday)

There will be training at the usual times on Tuesday 18th April (20:15 start) and Monday 24th April.

Collection Bags

Clothing collection bags are again being distributed amongst club members to request donations of unwanted items for charity which will benefit our club financially when they are weighed in.  Please see Theresa to request a bag.  The next two scheduled collection dates are Thursday 27th April 2017 and Monday 16th October 2017, so please hand any filled bags to Theresa by these dates.

The bags may be used to collect the following:

  • Good quality men’s, ladies’ and children’s clothing
  • Paired shoes (tied together or elastic band around)
  • Hats
  • Belts
  • Handbags
  • Ties
  • Soft toys

Please do NOT include any of the following:

  • Duvets, bedding, household linen
  • Pillows and cushions
  • Carpets, rugs and mats (including bath, shower and toilet mats)
  • Curtains
  • Towels
  • Soiled or wet clothing
  • School uniform
  • Corporate clothing or work wear
  • Shredded or mutilated textile  material
  • Textile off-cuts, yarns or threaded material

Thanks for supporting our club.

NW Regional Squads

Congratulations to those CoPA swimmers who took part in yesterday’s North West athlete development trials.  All of our swimmers managed to obtain a place on either the Elite or Development squads.

The following CoPA swimmers made the NW Elite Squad:

  • Daisy Rushton
  • Rhea Howard
  • Tilly Hadcock
  • Leah Meyer
  • Isabel Clayton
  • Sophie Mills
  • Olivia Mills
  • Natasha Howard

The following  CoPA swimmers made the NW Development Squad:

  • Gracie Thomas
  • Isabel Gullick
  • Evie Coupe
  • Elizabeth Brown
  • Nema Dawkins
  • Imogen Barnes

Please see this document for full details and results breakdown.  Please also look at the events page for details of NW athlete development training dates.  Coaches/parents are encouraged to come along and get involved for experience even if they haven’t got swimmers involved as this is a development opportunity for both new and existing coaches.