After Training on Friday 21 December 2018
Evening Training on Monday 7th January 2019
Have an enjoyable break from swimming training* and we hope Santa is good to you.
We Wish all Our Swimmers, Coaches and Parents a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.
1. Remember even if you have a few days off training you do not stop being an athlete.
2. Continue with your flexibility and some exercises at home.
3. If you can, arrange to go out with someone for a short walk or run each day.
The programme and acceptances for the Christmas Sprints are now available.
The meet has been heavily oversubscribed which has resulted in a large number of reserves and rejections. With this in mind if any swimmers find they can no longer participate can they inform their coach as soon as possible so that any reserves can be notified.
Session Four for the Annual Distance Championships took place last night. The results and final points totals are now available.
To view the Results and Points then please CLICK HERE
Congratulations to everyone who took part in this years Championships and we look forward to seeing you at the awards night which will be confirmed at a later date.
After a period of discussion, between the Head Coach, coaches and executive committee, the Head Coach has now published her Squad Structure Document. This change has also required changes to the training times of all the squads. The documents in question are available by clicking on the appropriate links below:
These changes take effect as of Sunday 02 December 2018.
Any questions should be directed to your squad coach in the first instance.
The younger members of the Cumbernauld Swimming Club made the journey to the Tollcross International Swimming Centre in Glasgow over the weekend to compete in the West District Junior Age Group Short Course Championships. The Junior Age groups are designed for swimmers between 11 and 13 years of age.
Eleven year old Madison Gallacher came well prepared for the competition and led the charge throughout the weekend. After the water had settled, she had earned herself a Gold in the 100 metre Butterfly, Silver in the 200 metre Freestyle, Bronze in both the 100 metre Breaststroke and Freestyle, a 4th place finish in the 200 metre Individual Medley and a 5th in the 200 metre Breaststroke, all in Personal Best times!!
Eva Noble, age 12, earned herself an 8th place finish with a personal best swim in the 200 metre Butterfly.
In the age 13 category, Nicole Flynn finished 4th in the 400 metre Freestyle and 5th in the 800 metre Freestyle, 2 of her 4 personal best swims over the weekend, while Beth Wilson swam her way to Finals in both the 100 metre Butterfly and Freestyle events.
Eleven year old Dylan McShane grabbed top 10 placements in both the 400 metre Freestyle and 200 metre Freestyle, the latter in a personal best time.
In the boys age 12 category, Matthew McEwan earned places in both the 200 metre Individual Medley and 100 metre Butterfly finals to go with a top 10 placement in the 20 metre Breaststroke with personal best swims in each. Jack Bath joined Matthew in the 100 metre Butterfly final with a personal best swim, and also bagged a top 10 finish in the gruelling 400 metre Individual Medley.
Seth Knox and Lewis Crosthwaite highlighted the boys Age 13 group, with Seth grabbing a 4th I the 100 metre Freestyle final and Lewis earning a place in the 100 metre Breastroke final, both with personal best times!
Many other swimmers recorded personal best times and all gained exposure to top level competition which they will be able to draw on in the future.
Keep up the good work swimmers.
Session Four of the Club Annual Distance Championships 2018 will take place on Sunday 25th November 2018.
The warm-up will start at 17:00 prompt. All swimmers taking part are asked to be on poolside by 16:45.
All swimmers participating are reminded to check in prior to the warm-up. Failure to do so may result in you being withdrawn and subsequently or not being in the correct heat.
Improvers 1 will train at their usual time.
Any swimmers not participating please inform their coach as soon as possible.
The results for the West District Short Course Championships Junior Age Group are now available on the website.
To view the results please CLICK HERE.
Swimmers from the Cumbernauld Swimming Club descended upon the Matt Busby Centre in Bellshill last Wednesday to compete in the North Lanarkshire Schools Swimming Competition. Swimmers look forward to this competition as it allows them bragging rights throughout North Lanarkshire as well as providing a vehicle to the National Schools Competition in January for those who make the grade.
Michael Flynn turned in a dominant performance in the Boys 15-16 age group, striking Gold in the 400 metre and 200 metre Freestyle events as well as the 100 and 200 metre Backcrawl events. Joining Michael on the podium in this age group were Cameron Creaney with double Gold in the 100 and 200 metre Butterfly and a Bronze in the 100 metre Freestyle, Jonathan Cameron who captured Silver in the100 metre Freestyle and a Brace of Bronze in the 100 and 200 metre Backcrawl events, Cameron Neilson with a double Silver in the 100 and 200 metre Breaststroke and Ben Brown with a Silver in the 400 metre Freestyle.
In the 13-14 year old Boys category Seth Knox turned in a dominant performance with Gold in the 100 and 200 metre Freestyle as well as the 100 metre Butterfly. Teammate Lewis Crosthwaite struck Gold in both the 200 metre Individual Medley and the 100 metre Breaststroke to go with a Bronze in the 100 metre Freestyle, while Matthew McEwan was also a triple medallist with a Gold in the 200 metre Freestyle, Silver in the 100 metre Butterfly and Bronze in the 200 metre Backstroke. Luke Johnson powered his way to Gold in the 200 metre Breaststroke while also capturing Silver in the 100 metre Freestyle.
In the Boys 12 and under category Tristan Shepherd captured Gold in bot the 50 metre Freestyle and Backcrawl as well as a Silver in the 50 metre Breaststroke. Alfie Smith Bronze in both the 50 metre Breaststroke and Butterfly and Alfie Letham grabbed a Silver in the 50 metre Butterfly.
Senior statesman Euan McDonald, competing in the 17-19 year age group, made 4 trips to the podium, swimming his way to Gold in both the 00 and 200 metre Backstroke to go with a Silver in the 100 metre Freestyle and Bronze in the 100 metre Butterfly.
The girls were equally competitive throughout the day with several noteworthy performances. Elle O’Reilly, Georgia Knox and Nicole Flynn each bagged a pair of Gold medals. Elle, swimming in the Girls age 15-16 group, struck Gold in both the 200 metre Individual Medley and the 100 metre Butterfly to go with a Silver in the 400 metre Freestyle. while Georgia captured both the 100 and 200 metre Backstroke Gold to go with a Bronze in the 200 metre Individual Medley. Nicole doubled down on the 100 metre and 200 metre Butterfly to go with a Bronze in the 200 metre Freestyle in the girls Age 13-14 group.
Kelsey Corley made 2 trips to the podium in the Age 15-16 group, capturing Bronze in both the 100 metre Freestyle and Butterfly events. Emma Jeffrey added a Gold in the 100 metre Freestyle and Claire Turriff grabbed a Silver in the 200 metre Freestyle. Hazel Lees rounded out the silverware in this age group with a Bronze medal swim in the 400 metre Individual Medley.
Beth Wilson and Hannah Liddle each made 2 trips to the medal stand in the Girls age 13-14 category. Beth swam her way to Silver medals in both the 100 metre Backstroke and Freestyle races, while Hannah powered her way to Silver in the 200 metre Backcrawl and grabbed a Bronze in the 100 metre Backcrawl.
A fantastic day for our local swimmers, many of whom qualified for the National Championships in January! Well done swimmers!
The results and points from the third session of the 2018 Distance Championships are now available on the website.
Please CLICK HERE to view the results.
The fourth and final session of this years championships will take place on Sunday 25th November. Warm-up times will be confirmed later.
Could all swimmers please note that, due to the North Lanarkshire Schools Swimming Championships taking place at Bellshill tomorrow, All Training Tomorrow Is Cancelled.