No training from Saturday April 5th whilst Solihull school is shut for Easter until 28th April 2014. As always during the time when we lose the use of the pool, we are making alternative arrangements to allow everyone to continue swimming: Saturday`s at St Martins: 2-3pm development 3-4pm Juniors and seniors Sundays at Small Heath: 2.30pm to 3.30pm Development and Juniors 3.30pm to 5pm Seniors Thursdays @ Tudor Grange: 6-7pm swimmers 11 and under 7-8pm swimmers 12 and over. Please note there will be no sessions at all from Friday 18th to Monday 21st April inclusive due to Easter. Please [...]
The team sheets have been emailed out for the first round of the Nuneaton Junior League being held at Newbold Comyn, Leamington Spa and Tamworth Snowdome. Please can you confirm your swimmers availability to Sue Lindsay as soon as possible.
Blythe Barracudas were well represented at the Warwickshire County Championships, with 50 swimmers taking part in the event. Held over the last 3 Saturdays at Coventry 50 metre pool, the CountyChampionships are one of the most important competitions on the swimming calendar. For the girls, 13 year old Victoria Long had a superb meet achieving first place in her age group in the British Age Group Categories based on FINA points earned during the competition. Gutsy swims earned her silver medals in the 200m freestyle and 400m freestyle as well as bronze medals in the 100m freestyle, 100m backstroke, 200m [...]
Sunday’s see a new training schedule at Small Heath on Sunday Afternoon. Full details below, on the calendar on every website page and on our training page . Development Intermediate Junior Performance Senior Performance 2:30pm to 3:30pm Small Heath Starts & Turns 2:30pm to 3:30 pm Small Heath Land Training 3:30pm to 5pm Small Heath
A remarkable 65 swimmers from Blythe Barracudas Swimming Club took to the water last weekend for the Boldmere Junior Invitation Meet held at Stechford Cascades and were rewarded for their efforts with the trophy for Top Visiting Club. This annual event is specifically aimed at up and coming young swimmers aged 8 to 12 and enables the coaches to spot talented swimmers before the team selection takes place for the forthcoming Nuneaton Junior League. For the boys it was 9 year old Harvey Blackhurst who shone, achieving first places in all his 4 races and topping it all by breaking [...]
It was an exceptionally busy weekend for Blythe Barracudas Swimming Club with nearly 90 swimmers racing in 2 galas on the same night. Blythe Barracudas A and B were competing in the all relay Team Races Gala organised by Coventry and District Swimming Association at Coventry pool whilst a fledgling junior team had their debut at the John Neale B Gala organised by Redditch Swimming Club. Both A and B teams had great success at the Team Races Gala picking up 12 medals out of 28 races. It was 2nd place finishes for the girls 9years 200m freestyle A and [...]