The AGM for the club will take place on Monday 5th June 2017 at Leytonstone Leisure Centre, Cathall Road. Doors 7.45 for 8pm start. This is an opportunity to find out more about the club and to see if you can help in any way. This may be taking a committee post but could also… Read More »
Swim 21 Our first big news is that the swimming Club committee has been working hard over the last year and we have gained our club accreditation, Swim 21 from the Amateur Swimming Association (ASA). This means they recognise that we have all our paperwork and procedures in place. The council required we obtain this… Read More »
Some good news just in from London Swimming – we’ve been awarded Swim 21 status. Thank you to everyone who worked so hard to achieve this and who came along to training meetings etc. We’re still waiting for our formal certificate to arrive in the post – more detail when it arrives.
There’s an open gala meet for all children at the Olympic pool in January. Forms to be filled in and returned to Chris Leonard by 1st Dec. The gala is organised by the Borough of Waltham Forest Swimming Club, will take place in the London Aquatic Centre on the Olympic Park and is on Sunday… Read More »
We are making progress towards our Swim 21 accreditation but are under some pressure, particularly from the management at Leytonstone Leisure Centre, to have this in place. Failure to achieve this will seriously jeopardise our being able to continue to use the pool at Leytonstone. In the future, Clubs without Swim 21 accreditation will probably not be able… Read More »
The ASA has launched its new Just Swim app. The aim of the app is to provide swimmers of all levels with a platform to log swims, set goals and complete challenges. It has three key sections, all of which have been developed to suit both the novice and the more experienced swimmer: Distance goals:… Read More »
Leyton SC, Mini League Champions in 2016 and there is still 1 gala to go, don’t think this has ever been done before. 2nd place in the 5th gala of the year was enough to crown us champions, we won the 1st 4. Amelia S, William and Nicholas swam in their 1st gala for the… Read More »
This year, the annual tradition of the the international gala in Ronse, Belgium takes place over the weekend of the 15th and 16th October. A lot of swimmers, as well as coaches will be travelling to Belgium on the Friday night, for a start bright and early on the Saturday morning, so there won’t be… Read More »
This is the last week of swimming before the summer break. The club will be off for three weeks, recommencing on the Tuesday August 23rd. Have a good break!
We encourage everyone to pay via a monthly Standing Order, which means we can divide the annual club membership fee into 12 equal monthly payments. You will need to set up a Standing Order through your own bank yourselves (we are not able to offer a Direct Debit facility where the Club calls for payment).… Read More »