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2017 County Championships

The provisional timetable and list of entries is now available HERE. We have until midnight on Wednesday, 11 January to let them know of any problems with regard to the entries for the above championships. After that the programme will be going to the printers and everything will be as per this.

Please let bscmeetmanager@gmail.com know as soon as possible of any errors.

IMPORTANT: Update to Sunday Swimming Timetable

There will be a change to the Sunday timetable for 2017 which will start from Sunday 8th January. Please see the document below for details.

New Sunday Swimming Timetable

Bolmere SC Christmas Raffle

Congratulations to the winners!

Adult Hamper ticket 261 - the Antcliffe family
Childrens Hamper ticket 187 - the Arthur family

A very big thanks to everyone who bought tickets - raising £112.40 for the club.

December 250 Club Winners

CONGRATULATIONS to Scott Myers on winning the Christmas 250 Club £250 prize! Also well done to Dave Price and Nigel Kelly who are the lucky winners of £50 each in the December monthly draw!

Help Boldmere Raise Money by using Easyfundraising

Please help the Club raise money by using the Easyfundraising website whenever you shop online, especially in the run up to Christmas!

The site is very simple to use:

1) Go to www.easyfundraising.org.uk
2) In the "Search for a cause" box, type "Boldmere Swimming Club"
3) Click through to "Join Us" and create an account
4) You don't need to provide any bank or debit/credit card details, just your name, address and telephone number
5) Click through to the website you wish to purchase from and buy your items as normal. The cost will be the same but the club will get a donation - usually between 1.5% and 2.5% of the purchase amount.

There are 3,100 retailers on the site including Amazon, John Lewis, Marks & Spencer, Next, Boots, etc

Please Help Boldmere Swimming Club to Support The Pines School

The Pines School is a small local special school for children with Autism. If you have any 'preloved' toys or activities (from Happy Meal toys to scooters) that you could donate to The Pines please use 'Contact Us' above to arrange for their collection. We regret that we can not provide a new home for cuddly or stuffed toys!

Volunteers Required!

The club is currently run by a committee of swimming parents but we need more volunteers. We are looking for help with Administration of Volunteers, Communications and Fundraising. Please click HERE for more details.

Cancelled and Missed Sessions

As stated in the Membership Terms and Conditions when Boldmere Swimming Club cancels a normal session members may swim at an alternative session that week, with the prior agreement of the coach of the alternative session, if there is room in that session. Members attending an alternative session without the prior agreement of the coach of the alternative session will not be permitted to swim.

Members who miss their normal session will not usually be permitted to swim at an alternative session. In exceptional circumstances a member who misses their normal session may swim at an alternative session that week, with the prior agreement of the coach of the alternative session, if there is room in that session. Members attending an alternative session without the prior agreement of the coach of the alternative session will not be permitted to swim.

Open Meet Entry Information (Internal)

UPDATE: Nuneaton Open, Level 3 Short Course Meet

We are sending off a second entry for Nuneaton at the weekend, so anyone who wishes to enter should return their forms to Rob Barnsley or Judy Kenyon by Saturday.

Entries for the Nuneaton Open, Level 3 Short Course meet at Pingles Pool on 8th - 9th April are now open. This is a target meet for some swimmers in all squads. If you are unsure whether you should enter, please check with your coach.

Rob Barnsley will be coordinating the club entries and forms should be returned via your squad rep or at the Boldmere desks at Erdington and Wyndley. Please complete the entry form below.

Note: This is a first come, first to swim meet, so please get your entries in as soon as possible. First batch will be going off on Sunday 15th February. Cheques should be made payable to 'Boldmere SC' and should include £2.00 per day in addition to the entry fee to help cover the cost of supporting this event with a coach and chaperones poolside. Individual entries cannot be processed until full payment is received.

Information and entry form available HERE

2017 Rugby Open Meet

Information is now available HERE

Rotherham Metro Long Course Graded Meet - 21/22 Jan 2017

Information is now available at www.rotherhammetro.org.

Team News

National Arena League Final, 8th April

The team sheet for this gala has now been published on the Members' page. Please check and confirm your availability as soon as possible.

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