Posted on 5 October 2017
A number of FINA rule changes came into force on 2 October 2017, some of which are changes to stroke requirements, including the prohibition of underwater kicking on one’s side during Butterfly.
We’ve listed the most notable updates, along with the PDF issued by Officials News, which documents all rule changes in full.
Posted on 4 October 2017
A fantastic day of racing saw the City of Leeds crowned winners of the National Junior League Northern Final.
Posted on 3 October 2017
The 2017 Annual General Meeting will take place in the Denison Suite on Monday 9th October at 7pm.
Posted on 28 September 2017
The City of Leeds Christmas Meet 2017 and City of Leeds New Year Meet 2018 will now be short course (25m) due to a long-standing technical fault with the long course configuration, which is undergoing repair. We apologise for any inconvenience.
Posted on 8 August 2017
The team has been selected for this year’s Junior League Northern Final to be held on Sunday 1st October at Tynemouth Pool.
You must confirm your child’s availability, via e-mail to our Junior League Team Leader, firstname.lastname@example.org, no later than Friday 1st September.
Squad List: Junior League Northern Final 2017 [PDF, 30 KB]
Posted on 7 August 2017
Well done to all the swimmers who competed at the Welsh Summer Nationals held in Swansea. The trip was a brilliant success with lots of fast swimming, and a great experience for those swimmers who were away from home for the first time.
Posted on 9 July 2017
Congratulations to our Junior League teams, who finished 1st and 5th in the White Rose League on Saturday morning. The ‘A’ Team have progressed to the Northern Area Final with a convincing win, which included 23 1st place finishes. They won by a massive 76 points!
Many thanks to the coaches, team managers and officials who voluntarily gave up their time to support the teams.
Posted on 30 May 2017
‘A’ and ‘B’ teams have been selected for the White Rose Junior League competition to be held on Saturday 8 July at John Charles Centre for Sport. Please confirm your availability to Kevin Schofield no later than Friday 16 June. Click through for more info on the day.
‘A’ Team Squad List [PDF, 44 KB]
‘B’ Team Squad List [PDF, 44 KB]
Posted on 30 May 2017
Well done to everyone who competed hard over the last couple of weekends and brought home over 40 medals from the regional age group championships.
Posted on 30 May 2017
Well done to everyone who competed hard over the last couple of weekends and brought home almost 30 medals from the regional youth and senior championships.
Posted on 24 May 2017
The dates for the 2017-18 season’s Development meets have been set and can be found on the Meets page.
Posted on 9 May 2017
The City of Leeds Summer Meet 2017 will now be a short course (25m) meet due to a technical fault with the long course configuration, which is undergoing repair. We apologise for any inconvenience.
Posted on 2 May 2017
Update 05/05/17: See the updated schedule of events for the combined meet, which is due to be held on the weekends of 20/21 May and 27/28/29 May.
The NER Youth and Senior Championships that were due to be held this weekend have been cancelled. See the article on the NER ASA website for more details.
Posted on 18 March 2017
Update 22/03/17: The rejection list and a draft programme is now available to download on the National Qualifier Meet 2017 page.
During the last few days leading up to the 10th March closing date, we had a huge influx of entries. Because of this, a large number of entries will need to be rejected to ensure that the competition fits within the licencing limits. We regret that this is taking some time, but as soon as the list of rejections is complete, it will be posted on our website.
Posted on 6 March 2017
Well done and thank you to everyone who took part in the Parkrun on Saturday morning to raise money for the club. Your efforts are much appreciated.
Posted on 27 February 2017
All refund payments will now be made to the Treasurer of the visiting swimming club in question. Individual payments will no longer be made. For this reason, please ensure that bank details for your swimming club are provided at the time of entering any City of Leeds SC competition.
Posted on 1 February 2017
Update 28/02/17: We will be meeting at the pool for 08:30 or at Cross Flatts Park just before 09:00. Please make sure to wear your City of Leeds T-shirts!
9am on Saturday 4th March at Cross Flatts Park.
It’s time for you to dust off those trainers and show the kids what we’re made of. Whether you want to be super speedy, jog, plod or walk with the dog, join us and raise money for the club.
You can get your sponsor form from Helen or Lucie at the club night bookstall.
Before taking part, you’ll need to register for free on the Parkrun website . Also note that children taking part aged 11 and under must be accompanied by an adult.