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Scarborough Summer Meet – Final Information

Scarborough Summer Meet – Final Information

 

Good evening all,

Please find final meet information regarding this weekends Scarborough Summer Gala.

SESSION ONE FRIDAY 7th JUNE 2024

WARM-UP 7:00PM FIRST HEAT 7:30PM

PLEASE NOTE SWIMMERS AND COACHES WILL BE ALLOWED ACCESS TO THE POOL AS SOON AS THE SET UP IS COMPLETED. THE WARMUP WILL START AS SOON AS POSSIBLE THEREAFTER.

 

BOYS – ALL CLUBS – 7:00PM TO 7:12PM – SPRINTS LAST 5MINS

GIRLS – ALL CLUBS – 7:12PM TO 7:24PM – SPRINTS LAST 5MINS

 

SESSION TWO SATURDAY 8th JUNE 2024

WARM-UP 7:45AM FIRST HEAT 9:00AM

 

BOYS – 9,10,11,12 YRS – ALL CLUBS – 7:45AM TO 7:57AM – SPRINTS LAST 5MINS

GIRLS – 9,10,11YRS – ALL CLUBS – 7:57AM TO 8:09AM – SPRINTS LAST 5MINS

BOYS – 13,14,15+ YRS – ALL CLUBS – 8:09AM TO 8:21AM – SPRINTS LAST 5MINS

GIRLS – 11,12 YRS – ALL CLUBS – 8:21AM TO 8:33AM – SPRINTS LAST 5MINS

GIRLS – 14,15+ YRS – ALL CLUBS – 8:33AM TO 8:45AM – SPRINTS LAST 5MINS

 

SESSION THREE SATURDAY 8th JUNE 2024

WARM-UP 1:30 PM FIRST HEAT 2:30PM

 

GIRLS – 9,10,11 YRS – ALL CLUBS – 1:30PM TO 1:40PM – SPRINTS LAST 3MINS

BOYS – 9,10,11,12 YRS – ALL CLUBS – 1:40PM TO 1:50PM – SPRINTS LAST 3MINS

GIRLS – 12 & 13 YRS – ALL CLUBS – 1:50PM TO 2:00PM – SPRINTS LAST 3MINS

BOYS – 13,14,15+ YRS – ALL CLUBS – 2:00PM TO 2:10PM – SPRINTS LAST 3MINS

GIRLS – 14,15+ YRS – ALL CLUBS – 2:10PM TO 2:20PM – SPRINTS LAST 3MINS

 

SESSION FOUR SUNDAY 8th JUNE 2024

WARM-UP 7:45AM FIRST HEAT 9:00AM

 

GIRLS – 9,10,11 YRS – ALL CLUBS – 7:45AM TO 7:57AM – SPRINTS LAST 5MINS

BOYS – 9,10,11,12 YRS – ALL CLUBS – 7:57AM TO 8:09AM – SPRINTS LAST 5MINS

GIRLS – 12 &13 YRS – ALL CLUBS – 8:09AM TO 8:21AM – SPRINTS LAST 5MINS

BOYS – 13,14,15+ YRS – ALL CLUBS – 8:21AM TO 8:33AM – SPRINTS LAST 5MINS

GIRLS – 14 & 15 YRS – ALL CLUBS – 8:33AM TO 8:45AM – SPRINTS LAST 5MINS

 

 

SESSION FIVE SUNDAY 8th JUNE 2024

WARM-UP 1:30PM FIRST HEAT 2:30PM

 

BOYS – 9,10,11,12 YRS – ALL CLUBS – 1:30PM TO 1:40PM – SPRINTS LAST 3MINS

GIRLS 9,10,11YRS – ALL CLUBS – 1:40PM TO 1:50PM – SPRINTS LAST 3MINS

BOYS 13,14,15+ YRS – ALL CLUBS – 1:50PM TO 2:00PM – SPRINTS LAST 3MINS

GIRLS – 12 & 13 YRS – ALL CLUBS – 2:00PM TO 2:10PM – SPRINTS LAST 3MINS

GIRLS – 14 7 15+ YRS – ALL CLUBS – 2:10PM TO 2:20PM – SPRINTS LAST 3MINS

 

SHOULD THERE BE ANY REASON TO CHANGE THESE TIMES DURING THE EVENT THEY WILL BE ANNOUNCED AT THE GALA AND PUBLISHED ON SOCIAL MEDIA AS SOON AS POSSIBLE.

 

All Visiting Clubs

Please make sure the information below is communicated to your Parents, Swimmers, Team Managers and Coaches

ALL SWIMMERS BAGS TO BE STORED OFF POOLSIDE AND IN LOCKERS OR IN THE LARGE CHAMNGING ROOMS.

 

ALL SWIMMERS THAT NEED MEDICAL DEVICES OR MEDICINE SHOULD BRING A SMALL BAG THIS CAN BE STORED ON POOLSIDE WITH THE TEAM MANAGERS AND COACHING TEAM.

 

PASSES MUST BE WORN AT ALL TIMES ON POOLSIDE AND CHANGING AREAS BY COACHES AND TEAM MANAGERS.

 

COACHES AND TEAM MANAGERS PACKS WILL AT THE ENTRANCE OF THE CHANGING AREA.

 

RETURN ALL COACHES PASSES AND PACKS TO MEDAL TABLE AT THE END OF THE MEET.

 

ALL SWIMMERS MUST WEAR APPROPRIATE FOOTWEAR WHEN LEAVING POOL WETSIDE AREAS (CHANGING ROOMS AND POOLSIDE).

 

POOLSIDE WILL OPEN TO COACHES @ 7:20AM AND ALL SWIMMERS @ 7:30AM

 

ALL RUBBISH ON POOLSIDE NEEDS TO BE PUT INTO THE BAGS THAT ARE ON POOLSIDE.

 

THE CLUB WILL ACCEPT DEBIT OR CREDIT CARDS ON THE DOOR.

 

BALCONY STEP AREAS NEED TO BE CLEAR AT ALL TIMES

 

BALCONY WILL BE CLEARED AFTER SESSION 2 AND 4

 

NO PARENTS WITHIN CHANGING AREAS DURING THE SESSIONS. ANYONE NOT FOLLOWING THESE INSTUCTION MAYBE ASK TO LEAVE.

 

Finally any questions regarding logistics & swimming need to be made to the poolside coaching team & team managers.

 

Your childs race entries can be found here: Entry Lists (openmeets.co.uk)

 

Enjoy the weekend dive well & swim fast

Kind Regards

Shaun Vasey


Swim England – Keep It In Your Locker

Keep It In Your Locker – Swim England

‘Keep it in Your Locker’ aims to raise awareness of a recently-introduced element in Wavepower which prohibits the use of a mobile phone or device in changing rooms during Swim England regulated activity.

It was brought in at the beginning of 2024 as part of a revised version of Swim England’s safeguarding policy and procedures document to help protect members from instances of inappropriate photos or video footage being taken.

Swim England’s safeguarding policy and procedures document, Wavepower, can be viewed here: https://www.swimming.org/swimengland/… #SwimEngland #Wavepower


Welfare & Safe Guarding

Meet our club welfare officer Adrian Vipond

Adrian can often be found around the poolside & on the balcony.  He is around so that parents have chance to speak to him face to face if they have any concerns or issues.
If you have any concerns to discuss with Adrian but need make contact urgently you can contact him via welfare@kingfishersswimmingclub.org.uk
Kingfishers is a SwimMark Accredited Club with Swim England and Sports England.  The club follows the guidance in Wavepower for child safeguarding, the Swim England (ASA) Code of Ethics and Codes of Conduct.

Meet Hayley our Deputy Welfare Officer

 

My name is Hayley and I am the deputy Welfare Officer for Kingfishers Swimming Club. I am also a parent of three boys who swim at the club. When I’m not at the pool I can usually be found on the side of a football pitch watching the boys play for three different grassroots football teams!
I currently work for our family business in a HR capacity. I have previously worked locally as a social worker. I am often at the pool and local galas and can be approached at any time should you have any concerns or comments to make. Kingfishers will continually strive for the club to be a safe and rewarding space for all the children and young people who swim for us.

Kingfishers Safeguarding policy document can be found by clicking the link:

Kingfishers Swimming Club Safeguarding Policy

Child Power:

“Are you a young person who is concerned upset or worried ?”
 Swimline-Logo

There is a dedicated helpline for anyone wishing to raise a safeguarding or welfare called Swimline, or the Safeguarding Children Link can be found on the ‘Useful Links’ section on the home page. For information on safeguarding children and vulnerable adults in North Yorkshire, and access to free on line training, please see the following web page:

http://www.safeguardingchildren.co.uk/

The NSPCC guide to safe sports can be found here:

https://thecpsu.org.uk/download/media/2368/safe-sport-events-activities-competitions.pdf


NER Championship Spectators Tickets & Meet Details

Regional Swimming Championships (50m) 2024

UPDATED 9TH APRIL 2024
Open/Youth
Sunderland Aquatic Centre, 4th – 6th May 2024
Age Group (11-14 years)
John Charles Centre for Sport, Leeds 27th/28th April & 11th/12th May 2024
Schedule and Conditions
Full information including the schedules and conditions for both events were published on the 30th January 2024 and can be found here
Entries
The entry systems for both Championships are now available to use. Clubs can obtain a list of the current qualifiers. The list will update as more results are loaded into British Rankings.
The Open/Youth Entry System (Individual & teams) can be found here

The Age Group Entry System can be found here
Entries close at midnight on Wednesday 17th April 2024. These entries can only be made by Meet Secretary

Spectating at the Championships
We will be pre-selling the admission tickets for all days.
Tickets will be sold on a first come/first served basis until the capacity is reached. We will not be selling tickets at the venue. Tickets are priced at £10 per day, which entitles one person to spectate at the event at any one time.
As long as there is only one person in the venue per ticket they can be passed onto other parents to use. There will be no concessions except one child under 5 will be admitted when accompanying a ticket holder.
Tickets will be put on sale at 9am on Wednesday 10th April 2024.
Age Group Championship Tickets can be purchased here
Open & team Championship Tickets can be purchased here
Volunteers including Technical Officials
We welcome applications from Volunteers including Technical Officials to help deliver our Championships. Please apply by using the form here
Our Expenses Policy can be found here under ‘Regional Swimming Championships’
Poolside Passes
Last year we adopted the national Poolside Pass accreditation system which can be found here
Applicants must have loaded a photo, completed an appropriate Safeguarding Course, hold a Coaching or Team manager qualification and a DBS, with barring list check.
Club members who obtained a DBS whilst holding the post of Pool or Poolside
Helper will need to request a new DBS, with barring list check, if they are now undertaking the role as a Team Manager, Assistant Coach or Coach.
Members who have DBS with an organisation, other than Swim England, can join the update service: www.gov.uk/dbs-update-service


Scarborough Spring Splash Report

Scarborough Spring Splash Report (By Head Coach Zoe)

As well as earning enough points from all our swimmers races to put us on the top spot on the Top Club table at the Spring Splash yesterday and Saturday, some individual swimmers from Kingfishers deserve a big shout out for their positions in the Top Swimmers ranking tables from the meet. Very well done to Sami, Ella and Toby who gained 1sts in their age groups. George and Charlie Bob gained 3rd and 4th in their age group. Leah was 2nd, Zak was third in Toby’s age group and both Griff and Olly got top 10 placings as well. Sophie got a top ten placing. Bess was 3rd and Sam was 6th in their age group. Lexie and Joe got 3rds in the oldest age group and Alicia and Laila also gained top ten placings. Some brilliant swimming – well done to everyone who took part, we really enjoyed supporting you and watching you all swim! Full club results here

http://openmeets.co.uk/…/results/SM24_result_scor_kine.htm

By swimmer with times

http://openmeets.co.uk/…/results/SM24_result_swim_kine.htm

 

 


Open Water Is Back!!! Sessions start on Monday the 29th of April at 6PM in our usual spot at Wykeham lakes.

Open Water Is Back!!!

Sessions start on Monday the 29thof April at 6PM in our usual spot at Wykeham lakes.

The water will be around 8-10 degrees and our first few sessions will be dips rather than swims for most, we do encourage our younger swimmers to wait a month before coming up so the water does warm up a little and always with an adult to take care of them as they come out.

Open water training is open to all club swimmers over the age of 10 who can swim at least mile.

Please talk to Paula Ambury frontdesk@kingfishersswimmingclub.org.uk if you are in any doubt.

If new to open water please speak to Paula before attending a session.

You will need lots of warm layers for after your swim, flip flops/sliders or crocs for walking to and from the water and a dry robe or dressing gown to wear before getting in.

We also need volunteer kayakers; the club will provide the life jackets and kayaks along with biscuits and hot chocolate after the session has finished.

If you think you could help, please come down to the lake on the 29th April, park in the main car park and walk down to towards the water on your right. You will see the containers to your left and lots of blue T-shirts. The open water section work towards local sea swims, national competitions and marathon team relay swims to name just a few. Some of our swimmers just swim to clear their minds and rest themselves.

Whatever your reason please come down and see what we are all about, we look forward to seeing you.

Vicky Gough
Honorary Secretary
Kingfishers Swimming Club


2024 SADSA RIDINGS GALA – SAT 9/3/24 – 5pm warm up arrive poolside at 4:50pm

2024 SADSA RIDINGS GALA

KINGFISHERS, BRIDLINGTON, DRIFFIELD, NEW EARSWICK, SSC, SOUTH
HUNSLEY, THIRSK WHITE HORSE, RYEDALE

SAT 9/3/24 – 5pm warm up for 5:30pm start Scarborough Sports Village

Poolside Coaching Team: Zoe Naylor, Mike Draper (TBC), Charlotte Adams
Poolside Officiating Team: Simon Benson (TBC), Ben Bailey
Timekeepers x 2 – TBC – please let us know if you are willing to timekeep
Relay splits – Nicola Bailey

The team is the fastest combination of swimmers based on personal best times and recent
competitive performances, per age group, chosen in consultation with the coaching team.
Wherever possible we try to ensure that swimmers have at least two events.
Please arrive wearing swimming costumes if possible to limit use of the changing rooms.
Thank you so much to everyone who volunteers to help run our Ridings Galas
– we couldn’t run these without you.
Please can all swimmers aim to be poolside no later than 16:50 (4:50pm)
Be part of the team, have fun and support each other!
If swimmers need to leave the poolside for any reason please tell the poolside team where
you are going. Wear your club kit and cap if possible. Bring something to eat (snacks – fruit,
nuts, etc.), an extra towel, a bottle of water/plenty to drink, spare goggles and a team hat if
you have one. If you take medication please make sure you have this with you. Loads more
info here about what you might need especially if this is your first gala.
RIDINGS TEAM 9/3/24 – SCARBOROUGH 5PM WARM UP FOR 5:30PM START
GIRLS TEAM BOYS TEAM
10 & under 10 & under
Megan Stevenson Nataniel Lesiak
Poppy Kench Freddie Brown
Ella Richardson Kamsi Ochukpue
Genie Martin Matthew Eblet
Reserve: Libby Campbell Reserve: Sebastian Adamczak
12 & under 12 & under
Olivia Baker-Woodall Griff Quigley
Leah Adams Charlie Brown
Sophie Trotter Charlie-Bob Hewitt
Sofia Baloch Toby Hewitt
Zak Prior-McKie
Reserves: Maddie Hamilton Reserves: George Bisby-Owen, Oliver
Bailey
14 & under 14 & under
Callie Hammond Griff Quigley
Leah Adams Rhys Sellers
Chloe Campbell Harry Brown
Ellie Quigley Sami Baloch
Reserves: Grace Eblet, Sally Brady Reserves: Gabriel Atkinson
Open Open
Bess Naylor Matthew Hancock
Lexie Atkin Joseph Benson
Harriet Benson Aiden Hann
Eliza Hammond Sam Race
Reserves: Alicia Walls, Naomi Canning Reserves: Eric Hobkinson


2023 Club Championships Information (Wednesday 13th and Sunday 17th December)

2023 Club Championships Information – Wednesday 13th and Sunday 17th December

Please find below the programme for Club Champs on Wednesday 13th and Sunday 17th December.

This is open to all our swimmers. You can access the program of events by scanning this QR code or by following the link.

Program Link

Please note we won’t be having any printed programmes available at the events.

For assistance please contact:

General/Juniors: secretary@kingfishersswimmingclub.org.uk
Masters: masters@kingfishersswimmingclub.org.uk
Open Water: openwater@kingfishersswimmingclub.org.uk
Open Meets: openmeets@kingfishersswimmingclub.org.uk
Swim Manager and Accounts: admin@kingfishersswimmingclub.org.uk


Important Information – December Swimming Events/Timetable

Important Information – December Swimming Events/Timetable

Below is the information you need for the club champs on 13th & 17th December and the Lee Memorial Jumble Gala on 20th December.

These events are open to all our members.

For the gala on 20th December you will need to let us know in advance if you are attending so that the teams can be organised. Info on how to do this is in the attachment

Reminder that there will be no training on these dates


NO TRAINING on weekend of 24/25/26 November

NO TRAINING on weekend of 24/25/26 November

Due to the Scarborough Winter Gala open meet being held at our pool.

Good Luck to all of our swimmers who are competing