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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 children’s 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 swimmers 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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ASA New Competitive Structure

The ASA has released details of a new competitive structure which will include changes to county champs. From 2016 these will be held in the period 4th January – 28th February from 2016, age will be as of 31st December and the minimum age will be 10yrs in the year of competition.

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May Half-Term Timetable

Here is the holiday timetable for may half-term.

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Peanuts League

Well done to all swimmers who took part in Round 1 of the Peanuts League. Special congratulatins to all swimmers who swam club records.
Mae Briffa (8)           25m Fly
Emily Penfold (10)   25m Fly
Reece Dickson (9)    25m back
Gabriel Rosas (11) 50 free.
Thank you to all parents-volunteers and to all who came and cheer VERULAM ASC!
ROUND 2 – 06 June.  Any changes in availability please let ZOFIA know ASAP.
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Primary School Trials Gala

Congratulations to all our swimmers who swam at the Primary School Trials Gala. Special congratulations to Darcy for coming 4th in the competition for the winner of the cup, and to Isabel, Nathaniel, Libby and Ewan who were selected for the team to represent St Albans District at the Herts Primary Inter-District gala on Friday 8th May.

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ASA Eastern Regionals 2015

Congratulations and good luck to Isabel Harber, Lucy Molloy and Elena Baccas who have all qualified for their first ASA Eastern Regionals.

 

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Watford SC – Terry Davies Open Meet 27/28 June.

Swimmers who would like to enter this open meet should read the meet rules,  the schedule of events and the qualifying times  and return either a girls or a boys entry form, along with a cheque made out to “Verulam ASC”. Entries to be submitted asap, but by Wednesday 22nd April, at the latest.

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The Great Britain Long Course Nationals on 14 March

Lucy Jordan-Caws (12) swam 6 races, and won FOUR SILVER MEDALS in 13 & under age group, all with great PBs!  CONGRATULATIONS to LUCY!

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Easter Holiday Training Timetable

Here is the Easter Training Timetable

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ESSA’s Inter-Divisional Championships 27th and 28th June at Sunderland

INFO FROM http://www.hertsssa.org.uk/   the Hertfordshire Schools Swimming Association (HSSA) website. Any swimmers attending schools within East Division (including Hertfordshire) can submit an entry to be considered to represent East Division at this gala.

  • Events are a combination of 100m and 200m for the individual events (+400m IM & Free, and long distance 800m/1500m) and 4 x 100m for relays. It is an ASA level 1 Long Course meet.
  • There is 3 age categories: Juniors Yrs 7&8, Intermediate Yrs 9&10, and Seniors Yrs 11,12, &13. Ages are for the 2014/15 school year. These apply to all events except the long distance, which are Open. 
  • For full details and the entry form see the Secondary Events page.

Deadline for entries is 17th April.

PLEASE NOTE THIS IS NOT CLUB EVENT SO PLEASE REFER TO THE ABOVE WEBPAGE FOR FURTHER INFO.

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Counties 21st and 22nd March-2015

Please find below the timings for the County Championships this weekend session 7-11. Saturday 21st March
Session 7
Warm up – 08:30
Racing commences – 09:30

Session 8
Warm up (boys 50 free) NOT EARLIER THAN 12:00
Warm up (Girls & boys NOT swimming 50 free) NOT EARLIER THAN 13:00

Session 9
Warm up (girls 50 free) NOT EARLIER THAN 17:15
Warm up (boys & girls NOT swimming 50 free) NOT EARLIER THAN 18:15

Sunday 22nd March
Session 10
Warm up 08:30
Racing commences – 09:30

Session 11
Warm up NOT EARLIER THAN 13:30

Please see Herts ASA website for confirmation and order of events

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Herts Counties Sunday 15th March

Following the cancellation of Saturday’s Counties gala from session 3 due to a very cold pool, could all counties swimmers check the Herts ASA website on Sunday by 7am for further updates.

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