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Thank you Royal Blackheath Golf Club

A big thank you to the Royal Blackheath Golf Club for their generous donation of £750.  Their continued support is much appreciated.

Welcome Sam

Welcome to Samuel Bain who has recently joined the Club.

Long distance swim night

A date for your diary – Monday 25 March 2019 – Long Distance Swim Night in aid of Bromley Mencap. Last year we raised the amazing amount of £1,250.60 for St Christopher’s Hospice. Let’s see if we can match the amount this year! Click for all of the details.

Welcome to new members

A belated welcome to Dylan, Gareth, and Malik, now familiar faces at Monday evening sessions. Also to Carrie Anne, Maddy and Shania. Our newest member is Sam. A reminder to new members - we swim every Monday, including half terms, except for Bank Holidays and during...

Results from Guildford Games Swimming Gala

The results are in from the Guildford Games Swimming Gala held on Sunday 18 November 2018.  20 swimmers took part and won 5 gold, 9 silver and 12 bronze medals.  Our swimmers recorded 32 personal best times.

Galas in 2019

Fifteen galas are in the 2019 calendar. Click to see the complete calendar.

Gala secretary’s 2018 report

Eileen Casey, Gala Secretary, writes... Swimmers have attended 11 Galas this year from Inter-Club, Regional and National. Gala fees are going up every year but the club will still pay the first £5 of gala fees and any extra fees to be paid by the swimmer. There have...

St Christopher’s Hospice

On Monday 12 November 2018 Katie and Matthew presented St Christopher’s Hospice Ambassador, Keith Heard, with a cheque for the amazing sum of £1250.60 following the sponsored swim in April.  Congratulations to everyone. [gallery columns="2" size="medium"...

Summer outing

A Club outing to Greenwich Park on Sunday 1 July 2018 is proposed. Picnic and games! Save the date.

Sponsored swim

The Club is organising a sponsored swim in aid of St Christopher’s Hospice on Monday 16 April 2018. Sponsorship forms will be available shortly. We hope to take a group photo of all the swimmers for the website so make sure you are there!

Presentation disco

A great time was had by all. Many thanks from all of the members to Joyce and family for all their hard work organising the event. Also huge thanks to Eileen for organising the medals, cups and certificates.

DSISO European championships 2017

Billy Birchmore represented Great Britain last week at the DSISO European Championships in Paris. He won eight individual Gold Medals after competing in the heats in the morning and then going into the finals in the evening. As part of the GB relay team he won a...

Coaching news

A warm welcome to Mike Griffin who joins Steve on the coaching team. His first session was on Mon 18 September 2017.  He also coaches at Saxon Crown. A huge thank you to Becky who you may have noticed in the lifeguard chair. She completed her lifeguard level 1 course...

Well done to Billy!

Billy holds multiple Long Course and Short Course Down Syndrome International Swimming Organisation (DSISO) records and is currently the overall World Champion.  He has had a hectic couple of months in the pool and has achieved 4 further DSISO LC records: World...

Sheffield, August 2017

Fifteen members of the Sharks Swimming Club competed at the Special Olympics in Sheffield in August 17. They returned with an impressive array of medals. Check out their achievements under Results.

Gala secretary’s 2017 report

Eileen Casey, Gala Secretary, writes... Swimmers have attended 12 Galas this year; from Inter-club to Regional and National. Gala fees are going up every year, but the club will still pay the first £5 of each gala. And any extra fees to be paid by the swimmer. There...