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 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 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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Herts County Qualification Times – 2015

Here are the 2015 Herts County Qualification Times – v1

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October Half-term timetable

Here is the October half-term timetable. Please note that there is no swimming at Marlborough pool on Friday, 24th October, but junior swimmers from this session are invited to Westminster Lodge for 7:30pm.

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Hoddesdon Open 17/18-January-2015 and Potters Bar Open 31-January-2015

The entries for the following open meets are open now. Both are level 3, so time restrictions apply and swimmers must also hold the Competitive Diving Award.

Hoddesdon SC County Qualified Open Meet 17/18 January-2015

Location: Borehamwood Swimming Pool Elstree Way, WD6 1JY

Description: http://www.hoddesdonsc.co.uk/diary/open-meets.html

Potters Bar SC Winter Open Meet 31-January-2015

Location: Furzefield Centre, Mutton Lane, Potters Bar EN63 BW

Description:http://www.pottersbarsc.co.uk/5.html

Please refer to the website links and return the entry form and cheque to coaches on poolside by 4th November.

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Preparation for competition links

Swimmers and parents, now that the competition season is well under way, please note that there are various interesting links such as guidance on nutrition and hydration under the Coach’s Notes section of our Useful Information tab on the Verulam Website.

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Club Champs 18-October-2014

Club champs takes place this Saturday for all those who have entered. Please arrive at Westminster Lodge pool to sign-in at 5:30pm for a 6:00pm warm-up and 6:30 pm start. Spectators, please remember there is a small charge which covers the cost of hiring the pool.

Thank you to all the parents who volunteered to help on the night. An email will confirm a list of helpers.

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Arena League Round 2 8-November-2014

The team for round 2 is on our events page. Please respond to coaches on poolside, rather than Teamer.

Southbury Leisure Centre, 192 Southbury Road, Enfield, Middlesex EN1 1YP.

Please arrive by 6.15pm for 6.30pm warm up and 7.00pm start.

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Climbing Wall

We have booked 2 dates for free Climbing Wall sessions at Westminster Lodge – first come first served!

Sunday 7th December from 2.30-4pm and Sunday 14th December from 2.30-4pm.

You will be able to attend your usual swimming training session afterwards.

Please let us know which date you would like to attend. If possible we would prefer Under 13s to attend on Sunday 7th December and 13s and over on Sunday 14th December.

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Trophies

Dear Parents and Swimmers,

Please return your trophies cleaned and engraved by the 1st November to Anne Tinkler.

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Good Luck to Lucy!

Lucy Jordan-Cows will compete in  the London Regional Disability Swimming Championships on the 5th October at the Aquatics Centre and in the EDFS Disability Short Course Championships in Manchester on the weekend of the 22-23 November.

Good luck Lucy!

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Hitchin Open Meet 30-November-2014

Attached are the qualifying times and   entry pack  including the entry forms and events.

Please return to  Zofia or your coach  ASAP but no later than WEDNESDAY 1 October, with a cheque payable to VERULAM ASC.  If you are waiting for a rebate from Watford Open, please calculate the difference in payment and either write a cheque for the difference or mark the entry form with the amount owing.

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Watford SC Open

To all swimmers entered for this meet, unfortunately we did not get in. Refunds will be organised.

Please look out for future open meets via Verulam email for the weekend of 29/30 November. We will need to make a quick response in order to hit deadlines for entry.

We are still waiting for confirmation on the Luton SC Open meet.

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