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West Wales Regionals session times

Hi all, see session times for the Regionals below. Good luck all. Go Flyers!

Date

Session

Warm-up Time

Start Time

Estimated Finish

Events

Fri 2nd Feb

1

5.30pm

6.00pm

8.10pm

1-2

Sat 3rd Feb

2

8.00am

9.00am

10.40am

3–8

3

11.00am

12.00pm

1.20pm

9 – 13

4

1.45pm

2.45pm

4.20pm

14 – 18

Sun 4th Feb

5

8.00am

9.00am

10.40am

19 – 23

6

11.00am

12.00pm

1.30pm

24 – 28

7

2.00pm

3.00pm

4.25pm

29 – 34

Sat. 10th Feb

8

8.00am

9.00am

10.40am

35 – 40

9

11.00am

12.00pm

2.05pm

41 – 46

10

2.30pm

3.30pm

4.55pm

47 – 51

Sun. 11th Feb

11

8.00am

9.00am

10.50am

52 – 57

12

11.15am

12.15pm

1.55pm

58 – 64

13

2.15pm

3.15pm

4.55pm

65 – 84

Urdd National Finals

At last, Urdd Pembs has sent through the results from the county secondary schools event – Urdd Pembs Secondary School Results 2017

Good luck at the National Finals this weekend in Cardiff to Rhys and Rachael, competing in the secondary schools competition, and to Dexter and Chloe, who are representing their schools and the county in the primary school races.

Go Flyers!

County Christmas Training Dates

Hi all, please see the link below for Pembs County Swimming squad training dates over the festive period. Cheers

Christmas-Training-Schedule-17

Christmas Fun Gala and Festive Closing Dates

Club will break for Christmas on Friday 22nd December. We will run a fun gala on that evening 7-9pm for all squads.

Normal training will resume for all squads on Monday 8th January. However, Fred has booked the pool on Thursday 4th January 5-7pm for Dev 3 (5-7); Water Dragons and Dev 1 (5-6); and Dev 2 and Youth (6-7).

Cheers

Flyers at Winter Nationals

Three Flyers set their sights on this year’s Winter Nationals at the National Pool in Swansea, competing as part of a combined Pembs county team.

Rhys Davies, Rachael Lewis and Zac West met the tough qualifying standards to join up with some of the best swimmers in the county to fly the flag for Pembrokeshire over the course of last weekend (1st-3rd December).

Rhys produced a cracking swim in the 15-16 year 200 backstroke to grab gold in a time of 2:15.60. He got close to securing another medal in the 100 back, shaving 0.49 seconds off his previous best time, to finish fourth.

Rachael qualified for the 50 and 100 breaststroke, and she produced a fine swim to cut 2.5 seconds off her 100 time to hit the wall in 1:24.75. 

Zac also qualified for two events in his favourite backstroke, slashing almost 7 seconds off his previous best long course 200 backstroke time to touch in 3:04.17.

For all three, but particularly our two younger swimmers, the step up in competition at a national level event was a valuable experience and will stand them in good stead for the future.

The future’s orange. Go Flyers!

winter nationals results

Training Cancellation & Inter Club Gala

Hi all,

Please note that training is cancelled for all squads on Tuesday 14th November due to the club competing against Preseli Panthers in the inter-club gala. Those that have already been contacted about taking part in this gala, please aim to arrive at Crymych leisure centre at 4.45pm ready for warm up at 5pm. If anyone hasn’t been contacted but would still like their child to take part, please email me on this address and I will pass it on to coaches. Coaches will inform the children which races they are in on the night. Ages 10 and under will compete in 25m (one length) races; those aged 11 and over will compete in 50m races. (Age at August 31, 2018 – school year). Cheers 

Aviva Community Fund

Hi folks,

We need your votes in order to raise some much needed funding so we can take our members long course training at Wales National Pool, Swansea.

A little effort will mean a lot.

https://www.avivacommunityfund.co.uk/voting/project/view/17-2265

 

County Squads Selections

Club Closure

Hi folks, Please note, training is cancelled for all squads next Monday and Tuesday (30th and 31st) due to an acute shortage of coaches. The club is currently carried along on the goodwill of a small number of committed souls, who do a fantastic job for Flyers. However, this is unsustainable in the long-term. So, we need more parents to volunteer to help – we particularly need more coaching volunteers to help poolside. If you can spare even one hour a week to help, please speak to Fred or one of the other coaches. Thanks

Flyers Committee

Fighguard Flyers welcomes a few new members to our committee. Glenda Thomas, who was previously Flyers’ county representative, has taken on the role of chairperson. Anita Thomas has taken on the role of club secretary, and Jo Montgomery is now child welfare officer for Flyers.

Flyers committee extends a huge thank you to them for taking on these important roles. 

Finally, the club wishes to also thank Nick Chilton, former chairman, Richard Curtis, former secretary, and Ruth Myers, former child welfare officer, for all their selfless work and wise counsel over many years.

For more details about Flyers’ committee, go to the Club Committee section of the website.