Welcome

Verulam Amateur Swimming Club is a St Albans based club with 230 swimmers and Swim21 Accreditation at Skill Development and Teaching Levels. We run a Swim School offering learn-to-swim lessons and club training sessions for older swimmers. We pride ourselves in being a competitive, but friendly club which aims to give every swimmer the opportunity to compete at their own level. Our coaches and teachers are dedicated to get the very best from our swimmers and work alongside our team of volunteers who are responsible for the day-to-day running of the club.

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Easter Holiday timetable

Please see our Easter timetable.

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St Albans District Trials Gala 26-April-2014 – For school years 5/6

This event is organized by St.Albans District Schools Swimming Association so please return entry form to them, not to Verulam. This gala is used for selecting a team to represent St. Albans at the Herts Junior Schools Individual Champs on Friday, 16th May.
 
At : St Albans (Boys) School, Abbey Gateway, St. Albans, Hertfordshire AL3 4HB
When: Registration from 5pm, Warmup approx 5.30pm and Gala start approx 6pm.
Events: 50m Freestyle, Breaststroke, Butterfly, and Backstroke.
Full entry details including the online entry form and details of payment are on the website http://www.stassa.org.uk/2014-trials-gala-entry-details.html.
Deadline is Tuesday 22nd April.
Please remember to submit an entry time as in the previous year no times = no entry!
 
Good luck to all our year 5 & 6 swimmers
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Watford SC – Terry Davis Alternative Nationals Open 28&29-June-2014

Place: Woodside Leisure Centre Horseshoe Lane Garston WD25 7HH

Age as of 29th June 2014.

Please see schedule of events and the qualifying times and return either a boys or girls entry form to Zofia, with payment, via electronic transfer (with watford open and swimmer’s name as reference) or cheque, made payable to “Verulam ASC” ASAP. The entry fee is £5.00 per individual event.

DEADLINE IS TUESDAY 01 April. 

Clubs entering more than 8 swimmers are requested to supply at least two licensed officials for the relevant sessions. Priority will be given to parents of swimmers who offer to officiate. If you are able to help as a swimming official please indicate this on the entry form, together with your qualification and sessions available.

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Herts Counties -2014

Here is the latest version of the Herts Counties schedule of events and warm up times Please see http://www.hertsasa.org.uk/ for full documentation. Congratulations and good luck to all Verulam Counties swimmers. Please see our Hytek Stats page under the results tabs for details of events entered. Keep an eye on Herts ASA website for any changes to session times.

Latest update from Herts ASA – 50m Freestyle – Saturday 15th & Saturday 22nd @ The Venue Borehamwood. Once again there is a large entry for the 50m Freestyle. In order to accept ALL entries, we are again breaking the 50m Freestyle events into a sub-session before the rest of the session. There will be a 30 minute warm-up for those competitors entered in the 50m Freestyle, followed by the heats. This will then be followed by a 30 minute warm up for all other competitors (those NOT doing 50m Freestyle) followed by the heats of the other events and then the finals (including the 50m Freestyle final).

For live streaming from the Herts Counties on YouTube.

Link for

Saturday, 15th March, Session 2 and Session 3

Sunday, 16th March Session 5 and Session 6.

Saturday, 22 March Session 7, Session 8, Session 9

Sunday 23rd March Session 10, Session 11

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Herts Major League Round 3 Saturday 8-March-2014

Place: Furzefield Centre,  Potters Bar EN6 2BB

Time : please arrive  by 18.15 for w/up 18.30 and  start 19.00

Thank you to all who responded. The final team will be emailed out and is on the Events Page of the Verulam website. Good luck!

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Verulam AGM Sunday 9-March-2014

Please remember the Verulam AGM will take place on Sunday 9th March at 17:30 at Westminster Lodge in the studio.

This is your opportunity to have your say over how the club is run.

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Verulam One Hour Postal Swim – Update from Phoenix Group

Well done to all swimmers who took part in our annual sponsored one hour swim. We received a big thanks from Phoenix Group for Deaf Children who were thrilled to receive the donated money, currently standing at just under £850, plus gift aid. All donations will be used in full for workshops and other projects helping deaf young people to be independent in a hearing world. Any donations can still be made via the link www.justgiving.com/Verulam-Swimming-Club3

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Good luck Lucy!

Lucy Jordan-Caws has entered the DSE National Junior Disability Swimming Championships at Ponds Forge Pool, Sheffield on 1st and 2nd March.  Lucy is competing in 5 events:  50m in breast, fly, free, back and 100m IM. 
 
Lucy will also attend the Great Britain Deaf Swimming Club Championships (Long Course) in Loughborough on the 12th April. Lucy is entered for  50m for all 4 strokes and the 200m IM.
 
Congratulation and Good Luck!
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Congratulations to Ana and Eleanor

Well done to Ana Hill Lopez-Menchero and Eleanor Palmer who have been selected to swim in the 50m freestyle relay for the St Albans and District Swimming Team at HSSA Secondary Schools Inter District Gala at Watford on 21 March, 2014. Congratulations and good luck!

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February Half-Term Timetable

For those unable to go on the training camp, please see our half-term timetable.

Please note Marlborough pool on Friday 14th February is closed. All juniors are invited to attend Westminster Lodge session (starts 7:30pm) for 1 hour.

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