Nottingham Northern Swimming Club

Nottingham Northern Swimming Club logoNottingham Northern Swimming Club is a friendly and competitive swimming club which welcomes both female and male swimmers of all abilities from the age of five years old.

Training Sessions are held four times a week; twice at our home pool, Beechdale Swimming Centre, and once each at Ken Martin Leisure Centre and at Nottingham High School. The club organises an annual Nottingham Northern Junior Open Meet in June each year and enters swimmers in a range of Galas throughout the year.

Northern Junior Open 2015

The Northern Junior Open 2015 will take place at Beechdale Swimming Centre on Sunday 28th June. Swimmers aged 9 to 14 on the day are invited to compete at all four 50m strokes and 100m IM. Trophies will be awarded to all finalists and to the top club, top boy and top girl. An invitation letter, schedule, poster and entry forms are all available to access from the Northern Junior Open 2015 page. The closing date is Saturday 30th May 2015.

Current Notices

Club Newsletter: The January edition of "The Northerner" is now available to read and download. Please visit the Club Newsletter Page to catch up.

Trial Session: On Sunday 25th January we will be holding a trial session for new members. Please contact Sharon or Diane if you know of someone interested in swimming at the club.

Nova Swim Camps: Swimmers of County qualification standard aged 9-14 are invited to apply for Nova Swim Camps which take place regularly. Coming up on Sunday 25th January is a Freestyle clinic at John Carroll Leisure Centre. More information and applications forms are available here.

Pool Closures: There will be no training at Beechdale on the following Sundays: 15th February, 1st March, 15th March. Also, no training at the High School pool on Thursday 19th March 2015. If any training sessions have to be cancelled due to any unforeseen circumstances, announcements will be issued by email. Please ensure the club has an up to date email address for you to ensure you receive alerts.

AGM: This important meeting in the club's year will take place on 4th March 2015 at The Plough Inn, 17 St Peter's Street, Radford, NG7 3EN at 7:00pm. If anyone is interested in becoming a committee member please speak to a current member of the committee.

Easter Holidays 2015: The last training session before the Easter break will be on Monday 30th March 2015. The first training session after Easter will be on Friday 10th April.

Upcoming Galas: Please see the Galas and Diary Dates Page for information and entry forms for upcoming galas and other dates in the life of the club. This has now been updated through to the end of 2015.

Notts ASA Trophy Gala 6th December 2014: Well done to the team who participated on Saturday 6th December in Mansfield. Seventeen new PBs were set by our 8 - 11 year olds. Well done to all who took part. Visit the Swimmers Page for the updated PB lists.

Presentation Evening 2014: The annual club presentation evening took place on Saturday 22nd November 2014. Many thanks to all those who organised this successful event. Photos from the evening are available from the Swimmers Page. Here is this year's winner of the prestigious Lesley Large Memorial Trophy.

The Lesley Large Memorial Trophy

Club Champs 2014: The annual Nottingham Northern Club Championships have finished. View the Online Results or view a PDF version of the results. The Club Records have now been updated with new records achieved this year. Please see the Swimmers Page for the updated PB lists.

Congratulations! Congratulations to Roy Crampton who was the national winner of the ASA volunteering awards under the category of Officials Mentoring. Roy has done a superb job of mentoring many volunteers through their official qualifications at NNSC. He was awarded this prestigious prize at a ceremony in Birmingham in October. Read more about the award ceremony and the winners.

More Congratulations! Roy Crampton continued his winning streak by being awarded Official Coach/Mentor of the Year at a prestigious national ceremony held by Sports Officials UK. Read more about Roy's latest achievement. Well done from everyone at Northern.

Even More Congratulations! Congratulations also to Clare Soar, our President, who got to the shortlist of 4 nominations for a lifetime volunteering award from Nottingham City Council for over 20 years of volunteering in our swimming club and in triathlons. In the end the judges couldn't decide between them so all four shortlisted candidates were given the award! Read more about this achievement here.

Fin Sale: The club has a selection of fins which are available to buy at bargain prices. Please see the reception desk for a price list.

Nottingham Northern on Twitter The club now has a Twitter account! Keep up to date with news and information on the club by following us.

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