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|Monday: 6.00 - 8.00pm Strength and Conditioning (Zoom)||Monday: 6.00 - 8.00pm Strength and Conditioning (Zoom)|
|Tuesday: 7.15 - 9.15pm (pool) Hutton||Wednesday: 6.00 - 7.00pm (Zoom)|
|Friday: 7.30 - 9.30pm Hutton||Friday: 8.00 - 10.00pm Leyland|
|Saturday: 9.00 - 11.00am (Zoom) / 6.00 - 9.00pm Fulwood||Saturday: 9.00 - 11.00am (Zoom)|
|Sunday: 7.15 - 9.15pm Leyland ELITE SQUAD ONLY||Sunday: 7.15 - 8.15pm Leyland|
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A big ‘well done’ to all our synchro athletes who practiced for the Level X Games this evening. The following swimmers have been chosen to represent CoPA in the forthcoming competition: 12 & Under: Amarah Youth: Rachel Junior: Natasha Senior: Rhea Good luck to these athletes as they go forward to compete in the Games on behalf of CoPA.
Please note the temporary land training times via Zoom during the Coronavirus pandemic as follows. These are subject to change at short notice as the situation develops. Monday: 6.00-8.00pm Strength and Conditioning Wednesday: 6.00-8.00pm Flex, Stretch and Core Friday: 5.00-6.30pm Friday mix! Saturday: 10.00-12.00pm Strength and Conditioning Sunday: 10.00-12.00pm Flex, Stretch and Core
As we are all excited for our return to the pools, we thought it would be appropriate to share a reminder of how CoPA as a club have been keeping active and practising our skills during the lockdown. CoPA have ably substituted the weekly land and pool sessions for ‘virtual’ online training sessions, led by Fiona, every single week since lockdown began. There have been 104 Zoom sessions to date! Well done to our swimmers who have shown their mettle in these trying times and worked every bit as hard during lockdown as they did in the water! In fact, as a result of these sessions there have been some very noticeable improvements in skill and stamina amongst our swimmers which we hope can now be put to good use in routines as we return to the pool. Huge thanks go to Fiona for her time and dedication in keeping…
During this challenging time when we can’t fundraise in person and events have been cancelled, City of Preston Aquatics Swimming Club needs your help more than ever. If you’re shopping online for anything at all, please remember to go via easyfundraising to raise free donations for us. Easyfundraising has over 4,000 shops and sites which will donate to us at no extra cost to yourself, including lots of big name retailers like John Lewis, Argos, Uswitch, eBay, M&S, Just Eat, Now TV, Domino’s Pizza and Audible. All you have to do is go through the easyfundraising website or App whenever you shop online and we’ll receive a % of your spend as a free donation, at no cost to you or us. We really need all the help we can get at the moment and any funds we raise will make a big difference to us. Please remember to use…
During the Coronavirus restrictions, CoPA land training sessions by remote video conference (Zoom) will take place on the following schedule: Monday 6pm – Strength and conditioning Tuesday 4pm – Core, extension and flexibility Wednesday 6pm – Strength and conditioning Friday 4pm – Core, extension and flexibility Saturday 4pm – Strength and conditioning Sunday 10am – Core, extension and flexibility Anyone wishing to take part who is not already registered, please submit your email addresses to Paul or Fiona.
Parents, swimmers and coaches, Following the government’s guidelines set out on Monday 16 March 2020 to avoid all unnecessary social gatherings, and with a number of families already in self-isolation, the decision to cancel all training has been taken with immediate effect. Starting from tonight, Tuesday 17 March 2020. FEES From the 1st April please ensure that you have cancelled your standing order for squad fees. However, the club has other financial obligations as well as pool hire. We are asking for a nominal monthly fee of £2.50 per swimmer; we appreciate there is no swimming and therefore, this is a voluntary payment. Please help to support your club. We will keep everyone updated when we have any further information. Keep safe
CoPA’s synchro swimmers competed at the National Age Groups Championships in Manchester at the weekend with some incredible results: 12 & under figures – Chloe: 18th 13-15 figures – Natasha: 7th, Lola: 33rd, Marisa: 34th and Rachel: 112th 13-15 solo – Natasha: 5th 12 & under solo – Chloe: 10th Free team routine – CoPA team (Lola, Marisa, Natasha and Rachel): 8th There were 67 competitors in the 12 & under age group and 179 competitors in the 13-15 age group. Dependent upon their figures scores, only the top 12 swimmers qualified to swim solo. There were a total of 18 clubs swimming in the team event. We are naturally very proud of our swimmers!
Incredible results for our CoPA synchro girls today as they took part in the 2020 Swim England NW Regional Age Groupsand Championships at Palatine Pool, Blackpool! CoPA 13-15 Combination Team: (Abby, Katie, Jess, Lola, Maddie, Marisa, Natasha, Nema & Rachel) – Silver 15+ Technical Duet: Rhea, Leah & Evie (reserve) – Gold 15+ Technical Solo: Rhea – Gold, Leah – 5th 15+ Free Duet: Rhea, Leah & Evie (reserve) – Gold 15+ Free Solo: Rhea – Gold, Leah – 4th, Evie – 6th 13-15 Free Duet: Natasha & Marisa – Gold 13 – 15 Free Solo: Natasha – Bronze, Marisa – 5th 13 – 15 Figures: Natasha – Bronze, Marisa – 4th, Lola – 8th, Rachel – 17th, Abby – 19th 12U Free Solo: Chloe – Silver 12U Figures: Chloe – Gold, Emilia – 15th Great work girls! Photos and videos to follow for logged in CoPA members.
Congratulations to the following CoPA swimmers who have passed their grades today: Amarah – Grade 1 Bronze Ellie – Grade 2 Bronze Lola, Marisa and Rachel – Grade 4 Bronze Well done girls!
Hutton pool remains closed for maintenance so there will be no further training until the new year. Further information will be provided as soon as it is known. Club training will resume at all other pools, beginning 5th January, regardless of whether Hutton is operational or not by that time.