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Hythe Gala 25th May 2013

Guthrie's Just The Ticket At Gala

Faversham Swimming Club made waves at the recent Hythe Development Gala with some astonishing performances from Faversham’s finest, finishing the Gala in a much justified third place.

Thirteen year old James Guthrie shattered a club record in the boys 50 metre breaststroke race, stopping the clock in a time of 35.90. James’s sensational sprint also gained him a well deserved speeding ticket. These badges of honour are presented to swimmers who exceed the race entry time as specified by the Amateur Swimming Association.

First place wins were awarded to Kia Drake in the girls 9 years 50 metre freestyle, Eva McIntyre girls 10 years and under 4 x 25 metre individual medley and 50 metre freestyle, Ruby Scott girls 10 years and under 50 metre backstroke, Joseph Russell boys 12 years and under 4 x 25 metre individual medley, Olivia Hawkins girls 15 years and under 50 metre backstroke. Blaine Ramsden boys 15 years and under 50 metre backstroke, Rebecca Crouch girls 18 years and under 50 metre freestyle, James Guthrie boys 18 years and under 50 metre breaststroke, Tom Guthrie boys 18 years and under 50 metre backstroke and 4 x 25 metre individual medley.

Swimmers snatching second place were the 10 years and under 4 x 25 metre mixed medley relay team, the 15 years and under 4 x 25 metre mixed medley relay team and the 15 years and under 4 x 25 metre mixed freestyle relay team. Samuel Hawkins boys 9 years 50 metre backstroke, Emily Holt girls 11 years and under 50 metre freestyle, Oliver Nye boys 11 years and under 50 metre freestyle, Molly Stemp girls 12 years and under 50 metre breaststroke, Harry McKenna boys 11 years and under 50 metre breaststroke and 5o metre freestyle, Flora Westlake girls 18 years and under 50 metre breaststroke and Lydia Scott girls 18 years and under 4 x 25 metre individual medley.

Third place victors were the 11 years and under 4 x 25 metre mixed medley relay team, Jamie Spice boys 9 years and under 50 metre freestyle, Eva McIntyre girls 11 years 50 metre butterfly, Jack Wimble Roberts boys 10 years and under 50 metre backstroke, Emily Holt girls 11 years and under 50 metre backstroke, Nicola Crouch girls 12 years and under 50 metre freestyle, Joseph Russell boys 12 years and under 50 metre butterfly. Blaine Ramsden boys 12 years 50 metre breaststroke, Flora Westlake girls 15 years and under 50 metre breaststroke, Molly McKenna girls 18 years and under 50 metre butterfly, Rebecca Crouch girls 18 years and under 50 metre backstroke and Ben Collins boys 18 years and under 50 metre freestyle.

Further swimmers competing from Faversham were Niah Stemp, Richard Ellis and Emily Ing.

The final points placings were first place Folkestone with 245 points, second place Black Lion on 242 points, third Faversham with 231 points, 4th Dover 224, 5th Hythe 197 and 6th Ashford 188 points.

Faversham Swimming club is a Club Mark Accredited Sports Club

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Welcome

Faversham Swimming Club was established in 1965 as a seasonal club at a time when the town had only an outdoor pool.

Faversham pools now benefits from both indoor and outdoor pools within one complex. The Club operates year round and provides activities covering a wide range of disciplines within the sport of swimming. Over 300 members from age 5 to 85 benefit from the Club.


 

 

Purchasing Club Clothing

Club T-shirts, hoodies and swimming hats are available from Jane Scott. Catch her at the pool or contact her at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it  

NEW CLUB HOODIES NOW AVAILABLE !

Wear your club clothing loud and proud !

Water polo trunks are available directly from water polo shop - follow the link at the bottom of the water polo page!


Tattoo For Sale !

On sale now, the official Faversham Swimming Club temporary tattoo. Priced at 70p and available to all club members. Ideal for Gala's, Opens and everyday wear ! Purchase yours from Tim Boorman at the pool. See notice board for more details.


Land Training

Please note that, until further notice, we will not be hosting land training on a Monday evening. Please arrive for Squad training at 8.30pm.


 

 

 

 

 


Be a shareholder in your club.

Invest in us and be a volunteer. 

Faversham swimming club is run solely by volunteers, to teach children to swim and further develop their swimming ability for a minimum cost. We are in need of more volunteers, you could make a real difference. Please speak with Tim (Press Officer) to find out more about helping us.


East Invicta eXcel Performance Squad - exciting opportunities ahead for swimmers and coaches. More details can be found on the East Invicta website.


 

Saturday Early Birds

As you are aware, we train on a Saturday morning between 7.30am and 8.45am. Over the past few months we have noticed that the number of swimmers attending this session has dwindled. Please remember that attending training sessions is of up most importance, as the time you spend training will improve your ability and stamia. Those swimmers who attend regulary will notice that they are able to achieve personal best times frequently.


Club Records

The club records on the website have been updated, and should now be fully up to date. If you believe that you hold a club record that is not shown, please speak to Ruth or Peter Crouch. 


Improvers Gala Saturday 31st May

To be held at Gravesend and Northfleet Swimming Club, warm up time is 6.45pm. This is another great opportunity for Improvers to enter a competition with swimmers from other clubs with similar swimming abilities. Remember how well you did in September 2013 !