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Welcome to Maidstone Swimming Club

 

Formed in 1844, Maidstone Swimming Club is recognised as England's oldest competitive swimming organisation. Based in the heart of Kent at the County town's own leisure centre, not only do we boast an enviable record of swimming and diving achievements, but also an eye for future success.  We recognise our rich historical base - whilst aiming to nuture and develop tomorrow's swimming sensations.

 

We're fully affiliated to the ASA as well as holders of Swim 21 accreditation. We commit to providing a safe, effective quality service to every member, allowing them to reach their potential. Come join us today !


 


  • New Car Parking Rules

    Mote Park Leisure Centre are planning to bring in new car parking rules from the 1st May which require you to register your vehicle with them if you are staying longer than three hours.  This shouldn't affect normal training, but could apply if you are attending a gala at the pool.

    Full details are available on the Leisure Centre's web site here.

Millennium League Success
Written by Administrator   
Sunday, 27 July 2014 16:30

2014-Millennium-2Maidstone swimming Club won this years Millennium League in style with victory in the final round at Eltham Pool on Saturday evening.

Hannah Irving and Thomas Share collected the trophy on behalf of the team.

76 swimmers competed for Maidstone over the 6 galas including 3 Currans and 3 Luckhursts with as ever many taking part in their first competitive swimming so well done to everyone. Always particularly good to see our new 8/9's age group so a particular well done to Erin, Vivienne, Jazlyn, Rebecca, Hannah, Frieda, Charlie, Nikita and of course the Downer twins Lucas and Casper - Mum please keep those goggles different colours so we have a chance of telling them apart!

Also a big thank you to all the poolside helpers including Amber and Lucy who pitched in several times.

The results from all rounds can be found here.

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Time Trials - 18th July 2014
Written by Administrator   
Monday, 21 July 2014 18:25

Results are now in for the 50m Backstroke and 25/50m Butterfly time trials that took place on Friday, 18th July here.

A short guide to the disqualification codes is available here. 

 
Maidstone Open 2014
Written by Administrator   
Sunday, 13 July 2014 16:30

Maidstone Open 2014 - Licence number 3SE4276

maidstoneWhere: Maidstone Leisure Centre, Mote Park, Maidstone, ME15 7RN

When: Sunday 30th November 2014, warm ups: 8:45am and 1.30pm

Entries are now being accepted for the Maidstone Level 3 Licensed Open Gala.  A full entry pack is available to download here which contains Promoter Conditions, Qualifying Times and Club / Individual Entry forms.

Clubs entries of 10 swimmers or more should be made using SportsSystems Entry Manager.  The electronic entry pack can be found here. You can download the SportsSystems entry manager software hereEmail SportsSystems entry files to  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

Please send all paper entries to John Gomersall, 48 Roseleigh Avenue, Maidstone, Kent, ME16 0AS.  Please also send payment for electronic entries, with a written summary of all entries, to this address.

All entries, whether paper or electronic, must be received by midnight on Saturday, 18th October 2014.

 
Time Trials - 11th July 2014
Written by Administrator   
Sunday, 13 July 2014 15:10

Results are now in for the 50m Freestyle and Breastroke time trials that took place on Friday, 11th July here.

A short guide to the disqualification codes is available here. 

Lots of PBs and great to see so many new swimmers too!

 
Millennium League Times
Written by Administrator   
Sunday, 06 July 2014 20:56

Congratulations to all the swimmers on another excellent Millennium Legue result at White Oak last Saturday.

A lot of people have been asking to see their times so Greg has prepared them here.

Only one more to go...

 
Leeds Castle Junior Aquathlon- Results
Written by Claire Muller   
Wednesday, 02 July 2014 22:33

2014-Leeds-Castle-AquathonLara- Louise Gough won the Tri Star 2 Girls.

Hamish Reilly & William Curran were 2nd & 3rd in the Boys Tri Star 2 and Zak Maddison Roberts 3rd in the Tri Stars 3.

Anton Dhanecha, Agatha Skelton, Haydn Price, Scott Price & George Clarke also competed.

Well done everyone!

 

 
National Diver
Written by Administrator   
Wednesday, 25 June 2014 21:31

Alex Hull (9 years) went to the National Skills diving competition at Sheffield following his qualification from the South East and London Regionals for National Skills.  Alex came 9th out of 18 boys when he competed at Nationals.

Ken then decided to take Alex to the ASA South East Regional Age Groups competition on the 18th May at Southampton.  Considering Alex only had 2 weeks to train for Age Groups he did extremely well and has qualified for National Age Groups on the 1 metre springboard in the 10-11 year boys group.

For the club to have a qualified age group diver is a fantastic achievement and Ken is extremely proud of this.

Well done Alex!

 
Number 1 swimmer in UK
Written by Claire Muller   
Wednesday, 18 June 2014 17:35

I am delighted  to confirm the following:

Rosie Arnold is not only Southeast Region Champion for 200m Breaststroke she is also currently ranked number 1 in the UK Asa Rankings in her age group.

This is a fantastic achievement and Rosie has worked really tirelessly to achieve this, we are all really proud of you.


Well done Rosie.

 
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