Category: Reports

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….  🙁


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:

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

Congratulations To Kingfishers BLDSA Junior Champion – Mads Adams

Congratulations to our impressive group of open water swimmers.

Well done Maddy Adams on collecting two trophies last Saturday night at the BDLSA swimming awards. Huge respect for swimming over 30 miles in open water competition a fantastic achievement & thoroughly well deserved.

Congratulations also goes to Tom Reynoldson and Jane Sedman who also added to the trophy cabinet.

Great preperation for their next challange “The Channel Relay”



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

2018 Kingfishers Club Championship Review

The link below will take you to our club championships review

Kingfishers Swimming Club – Championship Review

Kingfishers S.C. – SaDSA Gala Meet Results @ Scarborough Leisure Village – Sunday 25th November

Kingfishers S.C. – SaDSA Gala Meet Results

Well done to all our Kingfisher swimmers who had some fantastic swims & great results….

Link to all Results:

Kingfishers Last Winter Club Night & Fun Gala – Wednesday 19th December !!

Kingfishers Last Winter Club Night & Fun Gala – Wednesday 19th December !!

On this Night we will be holding a fun gala for all members to enter.

There will be trophies presented to the winning team members.

The teams will be made up similar to last year event with older squad swimmers looking after the younger swimmers within their teams.

Events will be original & varied but most importantly  fun!!

Please register your child’s name on the front desk so that we can plan teams in advance …..


Yorkshire Qualified Swimmers Xmas Programme

There will also be some additional sessions over Xmas for swimmers with Yorkshire Championship qualifying times. This is in preparation for February’s 2nd/3rd/23rd/24th Yorkshire Championships.

Selection will be by invitation only, qualifying swimmers will be advised by the coaching team.


  • Saturday 29th December  – 8 – 10am

  • Sunday 30th December – 4-6pm

  • Wednesday 2nd January – 7-9pm

  • Saturday 5th January – 8-10am

  • The charge per child will be £20 in total payable upfront.

All club swimmers will return on Sunday 6th Jan

Wishing You All a Merry Xmas

& a Happy New Year!!

The Committee


SADSA Gala – Kingfisher Entries – Sunday 25th Nov @ Scarborough Pool

SADSA Gala – Kingfisher Entries – Sunday 25th Nov @ Scarborough Pool

Swimmers please check your race entries:

All Swimmers


Kingfishers Club Championships – Sunday 18th November

Kingfishers Club Championships – Sunday 18th NovemberKingfishers Swimming Club

All members please note arrangements for our club championships:

Volunteers; please meet in the changing rooms at 8.30am.

Swimmers; warm up will be 9am.

Spectators; entry to balcony 8.45 am. Admision is £3 per person including children. This price includes a program.

Lunch 12.30 TIL 1.30; Volunteers will recieve lunch in function room.

Afternoon warm up 1.30 hopefully finish approx 5pm.

Swim Training Polite Reminder – Punctual Attendance

Parents & Swimmers Please Note.

Swimmers please do not attempt to access the pool if you are any more than 10 minutes late for your session. This rule is to prevent injuries as you are much more likely to be injured if you miss warm up. Each session has a 15 minute warm up incorporated into all sets by the teachers & coaches.

How important is warming up before swimming?

With swimming using large groups of muscles it is essential that you use efficient movements and maintain a low heart rate so as not to fatigue the body. … Warming up increases body temperature, which reduces the chance for muscle and tendon injuries.

How long should swimming warm up last?

At bare minimum, your warm-up period should be five minutes long. If you are practicing an intricate sport like gymnastics or ballet, you need much longer than five minutes to properly warm up. Also, when your muscles are extremely sore from a previous workout, you will need to take more time to warm up.

Please respect this rule as it is there to reduce your risk of injury.

Thank You for respecting this rule……….  Safe & Happy Swimming !!