Swimming

Welcome to Swansea University Swimming Team!

The team caters for swimmers of varying ablities, from those who wish to train and race at a competitive level to those who wish to keep fit and be social. As a team our aim is to provide a platform for everyone to simply enjoy their swimming, whether that means enabling swimmers to achieve thier upmost potential, or revel in the bustling social side of the sport. 

In recent years the team has grown in both size and strength, allowing for us to enter A, B and C teams into divisions 1, 2 and 3 of the BUCS team championship respectively, as well as sending swimmer to both long and short course induvidual BUCS championships. 

TRAINING TIMES:

  • Monday: 8:00-9:30pm (3 lanes, LC, all squads)
  • Tuesday: 8.30 - 10pm (5 lanes SC, competitive squad)
  • Wednesday 12:30-1:30pm (2 lanes LC, all squads)
  • Thursday: 7:00- 8:00pm (2 lanes, SC, all squads) 
  • Friday: 7:00 - 8.30pm (3 lanes, SC, competitive squad)
  • Sunday: 12:00-1:00pm land training (Indoor track, all squads) 
  • Sunday: 7:00 - 8.30pm (3 lanes, LC, all squads)

COMMITTEE 2017 - 2018:

  • Captain: Josh Philpott 
  • Vice Captain: Matt Price 
  • Treasurer: Will Stanhope 
  • Social Sec: Alice Hartney
  • Social Sec: Matt Ritchie 
  • Media and Fundraising: Grethe Tenden 

SOCIALS:

As a team we pride ourselves on our tight nit family atmosphere and busy social calendar, with regular socials being held at our sponosor bar, peppermint, on Wednesday nights. Socials are a really great way for the whole team to bond outside of the pool and ensure a great time for everyone involved. As well as our standard Wednesday nights, we host a wide range of dry socials and fundraising/charity events through out the year. All our social events are organised by social secs Alice and Matt. 

MEMBERSHIP: 

Every student wishing to join the swim team must purchase sport swansea membership (£15) along with swimming team membership (£30) either at the freshers fayre or via Swansea students union website, in order to train and compete. Monthly training fees will be £20 for swim training, or £25 for both swim and land training. Alternaitively you can pay one off session fees on £4 a session. 

ACHIEVEMENTS:

  • BUCS division 1 finalists, 10th place 2015/16 (A team) 
  • BUCS division 1 finalists, 7th place  2016/17 (A team) 
  • BUCS division 3 finalists, 3rd place, promotion to division 2 2016/17 (B team)
  • Varsity winners 2014/15 
  • Varsity winners 2015/16 
  • Varsity winners 2016/17 
  • Gold status within Sport Swansea

QUESTIONS:

If you have any questions please come and see our friendly faces at Freshers Fayre, the dates: Monday 25th (Sept) at Bay campus and Tuesday 26th + Wednesday 27th on Singleton Campus or contact us via email: swimming@swansea-sports.co.uk

SOCIAL MEDIA: 

  • Facebook: Swansea University Swimming Team 2017-2018
  • Facebook: Swansea University Swimming News 
  • Twitter: SwanseaUniSwim 
  • Instagram: swanseauniswim 

 

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