Category: General Info

Kingfishers Charity Race Night – 31st May 7pm @ The Ivanhoe, Scalby Mills Road, Scarborough


Entries Open – Halloween ABC Grades Sprint Meet – Sunday 27th October @ Beverley Sports Complex

Halloween ABC Grades Sprint Meet

The gala is all 4 strokes at 50m & 100m IM It will be held at Beverley on Sunday 27th October. Details in link below:

http://www.halloweenmeet.co.uk/htms/openmeet_pack.htm

As this gala is filling up very fast so please can you email your entries to Shaun Vasey  –    openmeets@kingfishersswimmingclub.org.uk

by Sunday 5th May as this is when we are making our first enties into the system. (Entries after this date may be possible but the event may be full)

Please send your swimmers name & the races you wish to be entered into. IMPORTANT NOTE PLEASE ALSO ORDER YOUR SPECTATORS TICKETS…. PLEASE NOTE THEY MUST BE MORNING OR AFTERNOON (LOOK AT YOUR CHILDS SWIM PROGRAM FOR DETAILS) ALSO ADULT OR CHILD. THESE TICKETS CANNOT BE GUARANTEED !!

Kingfishers entries to this event can be found following this link:

http://www.halloweenmeet.co.uk/open_entrylists.php?type=swim&club=kine

Please check your swimmers entries asap & report any errors to Shaun Vasey

openmeets@kingfishersswimmingclub.org.uk

 


Swimming Pool Remains Out of Action – No Training Monday 29th April

Swimming Cancelled Today – Monday 29th April

Training tonight is cancelled due to the ongoing technical problems with the pool. Hopefully we will be back in the pool Wednesday….  🙁

 


Swimming Cancelled Today – Sunday 28th April

Swimming Cancelled Today – Sunday 28th April

Training tonight is cancelled due to technical problems with the pool, all lower development squad members will get a £3 refund included in their May payment. We will check in the morning if this also effects tomorrow nights sessions?


Kingfisher Swimmers Qualify for the North East Championships

Kingfisher Swimmers Qualify for the North East Championships Kingfishers Swimming Club

Congratulations to all of our Kingfisher swimmers & coaches who have achieved qualification times for the North East Region Swimming Championships in the Open & Age Group events to be held in Ponds Forge Sheffield & the John Charles Aquatic Centre Leeds respectively.

These championships are the pinnacle of our swimming calendar & are achieved only through the dedication & hard work of the swimmers / coaching team. Well done everyone.

Our qualifying Open Championship swimmers are: Aaron Gilson, Eliza Hammond & Izzy Vasey

Our qualifying Age Group Championship Swimmers are: Joseph Benson, Thomas Eblett, David Hope, Cory Tite, Eliza Hammond & Izzy Vasey.

Link to entries: https://swimmingresults.org/events/senerag19/entryviewer.php

Good luck to all off our swimmers the whole club will be cheering you on!! Go Go Kingo’s ….


Easter Egg Tombola – Wednesday 10th April

Your Easter egg donations are needed to make sure the tombola is a fundraising success ( held Wednesday 10th April from approx’ 6pm). Please bring to the front desk on Saturday or Sunday

Also, the raffle tickets are available @ £1 each

🐣Last year’s Easter fundraising event raised £596. 🐣

Thank you for your support….


No Swimming Easter Monday 22nd April

Please note that there will be no training on Easter Monday 22nd April. Swimming will resume Wednesday 24th April as normal.

Happy Easter 🙂

 

 

 

 


KINGFISHERS S.C. – AMAZING RESULTS AT SPRING YORKSHIRES

AMAZING RESULTS AT SPRING Yorkshires

Our intrepid group of Yorkshire swimmers made their way to Leeds and Sheffield pools over two weekends in February and brought home an amazing haul of medals, final places and Pb’s.
Competing against swimmers from all over the Yorkshire region in 44 races our guys won a very impressive 2 golds, 1 silvers and 3 bronze medals with 10 finals places in other events plus 23 personal bests and Northern Regional qualifying times.
Tommy Eblet Boys 12 years and over – 2 golds – 1500m and 800m Freestyle
Izzy Vasey Girls 12 years – 1 Silver – 50m Breaststroke and two more finals
Eliza Hammond – Girls 13 years – 1 Bronze – 50m Backstroke and one more final
David Hope 11 years – 2 Bronzes – 50m and 100m Backstroke and one more final
Joe Benson – Numerous personal bests
Grace Fox – Numerous personal bests
Cory Tite – Numerous personal bests
Well done guys you smashed it out of the park!!!!
For a seaside club with much less water time that many of the big city clubs this highlights the excellent coaching standard that goes into getting these kids to the peak condition at just the right time. Our thanks go to Jon, Kev and the rest of our great coaching and teaching teams for their ongoing commitment and planning. Not forgetting the long suffering parents who spent long, hot sticky days in both pools and several that help the coaching team on poolside as team managers


Kingfishers Easter Egg Tombola – Wed 10th April From 6:30pm

KINGFISHERS ANNUAL EASTER EGG TOMBOLA WILL TAKE PLACE ON WEDNESDAY 10th APRIL. WE NEED YOUR HELP TO MAKE THIS ANNUAL FUNDRAISER AS SUCCESSFUL AS IT HAS BEEN IN PREVIOUS YEARS, PLEASE BRING AN EASTER EGG IS TO THE FRONT DESK ANY WEDNESDAY NIGHT. IF YOU’RE IN THE SUPERMARKET AND THEY’RE ON OFFER PLEASE CONSIDER PURCHASING AT EXTRA ONE FOR THE CLUB. ALL MONEY RAISED GOES STRAIGHT BACK INTO THE CLUB FOR TRAINING AND NEW EQUIPMENT

 


Sunday Training Session Time Change – As from 24th March

Sunday Training Session Time Change

To make effective use of the Sunday sessions between 16:00 and 19:00 there is a need to slightly change the times of top squad, masters and the development programme. The club has access to a further 4 lanes which will enable more space for all squads to develop and improve.

As from 24th March
16:00-17:00
Masters Squad
Mags and Tony’s development sessions

17:00-19:00
All regular top squad swimmers, Lanes 3 up to 8 who swim with myself and Kev

Maggie has all the names from this evening so if you are unsure please PM Mags. If you have an issues regarding the change please contact the coaching team.

This is a positive change to the Sunday sessions as well as a necessity in moving the club and training program forward.

Many thanks
Jon