STOP Press : juniors and seniors training is going ahead tonight – Monday march 3rd. unfortunately, we have been informed that Small Heath will be closed on Sunday and Monday due to a broken boiler. As far as we are aware, the pool will be open as usual on Tuesday. If this is not the case, we will let you know as soon as we are able. See the training calendar for details of our other Sunday training sessions at Solihull school.
Solihull School pool training will resume on Thursday 27th February. This Sunday sees new training 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 [...]
Blythe Barracudas swimmers were on excellent form again this weekend, competing at the John Vaughan Trophy Gala held at Wolverhampton Central Baths. The team put in some outstanding swims against tough opposition to finish in second place overall. The boy’s team clocked up 9 first places with wins for Fraser Blackhurst in the 11years 50m freestyle, Tom O’Hanlon in the 13years 50m butterfly and Jacob Redden in the 11 years 50m breaststroke. The boys relay teams also excelled with success for the 9 year olds in their medley and freestyle races, the 11 year olds in their medley and freestyle [...]