CLUB NOTES 15th September 2016

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 SWIMMING CLASSES IN MONAGHAN LEISURE CENTRE

Sliabh Beagh swimming club held a number of free swimming lessons in Monaghan Leisure Centre with swimming skills as the main focus.

In total 55 young people attended these lessons. The young people who attended were from all across Co. Monaghan. Areas included Castleblayney, Latton, Doohamlet, Ballybay, Monaghan, Scotstown, Donaghmoyne, Truagh, Emyvale and Clones.

Most attended on all sessions. Some were unable to make all sessions, due to other activities or holidays. A few found it too challenging or were too young.

The outcome of the classes is that 37 have expressed an interest in attending the Sliabh Beagh Club Development Class or the Club Aqua Squad.

Eight (8) had already signed up for pool classes and will attend these and then they will contact the club in January 2017.

The remainder were not interested or were not in a position to give the club programme a chance at this time.

The Club are very happy with the outcome of the programme and hope to be a position to repeat the programme next year.

Waterpolo Programme.

The Club are working on putting this programme together for the Autunm / Winter 2016 as a pilot introduction to the sport. The course will be open to swimmers who can swim three lengths of the swimming pool non stop and can tread water. If you want more information please contact Eamon on 085 872 4891.  More details to follow.

Return To Training.

The incremental return to training timetable is on the club web-site and on the club notice board. Can everyone please check. Tuesday morning starts back on 27th Sept. If you have not received a text please contact Claire on 087 2909777.

Swim Ulster Schools Competition.

The Swim Ulster Schools Cup & Championships will take place at Aurora Aquatic & Leisure Complex, Bangor on Saturday 15th & Sunday 16th October 2016.

Entry forms and details can be found in in the back of the sign in book. Entry forms must be stamped by the swimmers school. Forms must be with Swim Ulster by 28th Sept.

Entries will not be sent in by the gala secretary. Parents or the swimmers school will be responsible for entries.

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