The Accepted Entry List for this years Club Championships is now available on the website for download

Flitwick Dolphins are pleased to announce a new Partnership with:

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"We at Rapid Swimshop have a good background knowledge in competitive swimming. We have all competed competitively to a high standard and also have experience in Teaching and Coaching. With this experience, we have a good insight into what, you the swimmer and coaches require. We at Rapid Swimshop are a family run business and our aim is to offer a personal service with quality products at reasonable prices and we are proud to work with many clubs."

A little background on the people at Rapid Swim Shop - Chris, who deals with online orders, is a qualified Swimming teacher/coach and also swam at National level. His sister Becky who attends galas with their shop, swam for England in Open Water and has been on many GB camps. Elaine (who deals with administration and the shop at galas) was a qualified coach and now turns her attention to their swimwear and accessories business. 


To view all their products all you need to do is use this Hyperlink- http://www.rapidswimshop.co.uk/?Click=12 or click on the UK Online logo above.

You will benefit from a 5% discount from the published prices but you must enter the clubs unique discount code when you order (which has been emailed to you, if not please contact Sandra Grant).
The Flitwick Dolphins Swimming Club proudly announce the new Swimmer and Coach of the month award
 
Each month the FDSC Committee will consider nominations for these two categories of awards.
 
The Swimmer of the Month will be chosen by the coaching team and the Coach of the Month will be nominated by the Head Coach.
 

Swimmer of the month

This award will go to any swimmer, from any of the groups, that is consistent in training, made a significant improvement, been kind or considerate to other swimmers, shown exceptional sportsmanship at competitions, supported their fellow club members or have stood out in any way at all during the month.
 

Coach of the month

This award will go to any on the coaching team who have perhaps gone that extra distance to help swimmers, stood out from the crowd in some way, helped a swimmer achieve a goal or has simply made you laugh and smile and enjoy your training or competition.

The awards will be considered once a month commencing with the first awards being decided on the 4th of September and then again on the following dates:-  9.10.2016,    13.11.2016,      11.12.2016,     15.1.2017,     19.2.2017,     19.3.2017,    23.4.2017,    14.5.2017.
 
Awardees will be revealed shortly afterwards and will be announced on the club website, by swim club manager and on the clubs  social media.   The winners will have a presentation made to them, by The Club Captains, at training on the first Sunday of the month. 
You are cordially invited to a meet and greet session hosted by your new head coach, Sam Parr.  This will take place from 6 pm until 7 pm on Sunday the 24th of July in either studio 5 or the land training room at the Flitwick Leisure Centre . This is a drop in hour so feel free to attend anytime between 6 pm and 7 pm to chat to Sam .

Message from Sam

I am really looking forward to meeting our members, swimmers and parents on the 24th of July to talk about my ideas on creating a great swimming culture, ways of communicating between coaches and parents and give the opportunity to all parents and swimmers to ask any questions. I hope you can make it to this meet and greet event

Kind regards
Sam Parr
Flitwick Dolphins Head Coach
On Saturday 2nd of July Ian Murray of our club swam 4 miles in the sea at the British Long Distance Swimming Association Event in Torbay in a time of one hour, 51 minutes and 45 seconds gaining first place in his age category.

Congratulations to Ian on a superb swim.  We have a brilliant Masters Squad who continue to go from success to success.  
 
Good luck to our Regional Open Water Swimmers this coming week-end when they take part in their events  on Sunday .