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Midland Championships

Click here to view the timetable for the Midland Championships.

Junior League Round 1

Well done to all swimmers at the Junior League Galas on Saturday. Both teams came 2nd.
Congratulations to A Team Stars of the Gala - Ben Harris, Phobe Williams and Grace Lee-Sinclair and the B Team Gala Stars - Alexandra Williams and Aiden Druce.

A huge thank you for all the volunteers at the B team gala at Halesowen for helping Boldmere host the event.

Ellie Simmonds returns home to Boldmere

Ellie Simmonds returned home to Boldmere this week to receive the Warwickshire County Swimmer of the Year Award to recognise her achievements in Rio - Congratulations Ellie!

Important Changes to Boldmere Swimming Club

Please click here to read about some important changes to the club that will take place in September 2017.

February 250 Club Winners

Well done to Nigel Smith and Harmandeep Gill who are the lucky winners of £50 each!

Sainsbury's Active Kids Vouchers 2017

Please collect your Sainsbury's Active Kids Vouchers and pass them on to the Club - please pass your vouchers on to anyone at the desks at Erdington or Wyndley, or to Judy Kenyon at Castle Vale.

IMPORTANT: Update to Sunday Swimming Timetable

There will be a change to the Sunday timetable for 2017 which will start from Sunday 8th January. Please see the document below for details.

New Sunday Swimming Timetable

Help Boldmere Raise Money by using Easyfundraising

Please help the Club raise money by using the Easyfundraising website whenever you shop online, especially in the run up to Christmas!

The site is very simple to use:

1) Go to www.easyfundraising.org.uk
2) In the "Search for a cause" box, type "Boldmere Swimming Club"
3) Click through to "Join Us" and create an account
4) You don't need to provide any bank or debit/credit card details, just your name, address and telephone number
5) Click through to the website you wish to purchase from and buy your items as normal. The cost will be the same but the club will get a donation - usually between 1.5% and 2.5% of the purchase amount.

There are 3,100 retailers on the site including Amazon, John Lewis, Marks & Spencer, Next, Boots, etc

Please Help Boldmere Swimming Club to Support The Pines School

The Pines School is a small local special school for children with Autism. If you have any 'preloved' toys or activities (from Happy Meal toys to scooters) that you could donate to The Pines please use 'Contact Us' above to arrange for their collection. We regret that we can not provide a new home for cuddly or stuffed toys!

Volunteers Required!

The club is currently run by a committee of swimming parents but we need more volunteers. We are looking for help with Administration of Volunteers, Communications and Fundraising. Please click HERE for more details.

Cancelled and Missed Sessions

As stated in the Membership Terms and Conditions when Boldmere Swimming Club cancels a normal session members may swim at an alternative session that week, with the prior agreement of the coach of the alternative session, if there is room in that session. Members attending an alternative session without the prior agreement of the coach of the alternative session will not be permitted to swim.

Members who miss their normal session will not usually be permitted to swim at an alternative session. In exceptional circumstances a member who misses their normal session may swim at an alternative session that week, with the prior agreement of the coach of the alternative session, if there is room in that session. Members attending an alternative session without the prior agreement of the coach of the alternative session will not be permitted to swim.

Open Meet Entry Information (Internal)

Boldmere Meets in the Near Future

Information on Meets Boldmere is planning to do in the near future HERE

UPDATE: Nuneaton Open Meet

Accepted entries for Nuneaton & Bedworth Delia Reynolds Open Meet are now available. Please can you check your entry and let nbsc_open_meets@htomail.co.uk know of any errors by 6th February. List of accepted entries HERE

Team News

Mercian League Round 1, 29th April

The team sheet for this gala has now been published on the Members' page. Please check and confirm your availability as soon as possible.

On-line Resources