Rhea – Synchro Swimmer of the Year!

Congratulations go to Rhea Howard who was awarded CoPA synchronised ‘Swimmer of the Year’ at the recent CoPA Christmas display event.  Rhea’s dedication and hard work has paid off this year with her qualifying to swim solo at every competitive event she has entered, winning a number of medals and ultimately being selected for the GB Synchronised Swimming Squad.

Support CoPA this Christmas!

As Christmas approaches, you will no doubt be thinking of starting your Christmas shopping.  Please remember to support City of Preston Aquatics in your online shopping by signing up with Easy Fundraising and channelling your donations to CoPA.  This costs you absolutely nothing, but a few minutes spent setting up an account and using it each time you shop online can make a big difference to CoPA funds.  CoPA receives no external funding and exists purely through member subscriptions and any additional funds such as these which can be secured.  Please see the ‘Support CoPA‘ page for full details and help to propel CoPA onwards and upwards!

Synchro National Age Groups 2017 – Great Results for CoPA

It was a fabulous weekend for CoPA at the synchro National Age Groups Championships in Gloucester.  At this top level national competition Daisy took the podium for two silver medals!  Credible results were also achieved by Rhea, Leah and the 12 & under “Little Monsters”.   Full CoPA results below.

  • 13 – 15 Age Group (175 competitors)
    Daisy placed second in figures and second in solo for two silver medals.
    Evie placed 126th in figures
  • 15 – 18 Age Group (83 competitors)
    Rhea placed 14th in figures, 10th in solo and 8th in duet (with Leah)
    Leah placed 43rd in figures and 8th in duet (with Rhea)
  • 12 & Under Age Group (129 competitors)
    Team: The ‘Little Monsters’ finished 10th (of 17 teams)
    Figures: Natasha finished 21st, Lola 76th, Sofia 83rd, Elizabeth 98th, Rachel 104th, Immy 111th, Nema 114th, Chloe 122nd and Abby 126th.

Well done girls – on with the 2018 routines now!

Synchro – Temporary Training Times

There are some temporary adjustments to regular synchro training times to accommodate the National Age Groups Championships:

  • Sunday 19th November – no gym session but an extra hour in the pool (from 19:00 – 21:00)
  • Friday 24th – NO training due to Nationals
  • Sunday 26th – NO training due to Nationals

Training reverts to normal times from Tuesday 28th November onwards.