There will be no swimming on the following dates :
Friday 2nd Feb (6:00 to 8:00 pm)
Saturday 3rd Feb (8:00 to 10:00 am)
Sunday 4th Feb (8:00 to 10:00 am & 5:00 to 8:00 pm)
Friday 9th Feb (6:00 to 8:00 pm)
Saturday 10th Feb (8:00 to 10:00 am)
Sunday 11th Feb (8:00 to 10:00 am & 5:00 to 8:00 pm)
Club as normal on all other dates.
Tickets are available for the presentation evening from Sam Ramsey and Caroline Cosh-Hunt. There is limited availability due to the venue size, so when the tickets have sold out there will be no more printed, sorry.
Due to the adverse weather conditions in and around the heads of the valley area, there will be no club tonight for all groups.
There will be no training for all squads on the following date :-
Friday evening 17th November
Sunday Morning 19th November
The clubs child welfare officer – Caitlin Jehu needs to be contacted if you need to renew your DBS.
Please can you ensure you bring the following documentation:-
Proof of address x 2 (Utility bill, phone bill etc)
Photographic ID e.g driving licence, passport (Birth certificate if not passport).
Heads of the Valley Swimming club travelled to Swansea for the Swim Wales summer open meet – 31st July to the 6th August. There were 1111 competitors and 160 clubs taking part. Heads of the Valley sent 11 seniors swimmers where they gained a total of 20 medals and 33 final places.
Ben Merriman with very fierce competition gained 3 silvers in 200 back and 400 I.M ,2 Bronze medals in 200 f/c, 400 f/c, 100 back and 12 final places.
Rhiannon Rowe swam superbly coming back after a broken wrist to achieve silver in 100 and 200 Butterfly, 3rd in 400 I.M and 4 final places, In the same age group.
Madison Lovell swam amazing after a severe stomach bu to gain gold in 400 and 800 f/c, 3rd in 50 f/c and 2 final places,
Tom savage Taylor achieved 2 Bronze medals 3 final places.
Freya Watson in the 16 year age group did really well to achieved gold in 100 f/c and 100 fly, 3rd 50 fly, 2nd in 200 Butterfly and 3rd in 200I.M.
Niamh Thomas achieved 1 silver and two final places.
Sioned Collingbourne achieved 1 final place.
Other senior swimmers who competed and did loads of personal best times were:- Niamh Price, Maisy Palin, Dylan Havard and Carys Havard.
Also in the first 3 days there was also a Swim Wales open development meet where our younger swimmers did not disappoint and all swam personal best times.
Bailey Briggs showed she is going to be a force to be reckoned with.
Archie Mclain is working very hard and I am sure he will be there again next yearwith the senior team as he has some fantastic swims.
Ellie Jones also showed she can compete with the best.
Ella Rae Woods after a nervous start out swam the competition and did really well.
Chloe Hale did the club proud and at this meet we say goodbye and good luck to Chloe as she is moving to Fishguard, so the club wishes her all the best in her new home and club.
TM Files Level 2
Meet Pack – Level 2
Club Championships will take place at Ebbw Vale LC on 23rd September at 12:30 PM. This is open to all swimmers and entry forms are attached.
Closing date is 13th September. There will be no late entries taken after this date.
Please print off sheet relative to the squad you are currently swimming in.
If you have any concerns or questions please speak to the head coach or Rhian Palin.
Fun night 30th July will be the last session before summer holidays.
We will be back on 29th August straight into normal training.
Enjoy your summer on behalf of the coaching staff.