Swimmers Selected for 2021-22 Swim England Junior Squad

Posted on 23 December 2021

Well done to Lara Thom­son and Leah Schlosshan who are 2 of the 47 swim­mers select­ed for the 2021 – 22 Swim Eng­land Junior Squad which will see the ath­letes prepar­ing for future inter­na­tion­al competitions.

Club Shop Supply Update

Posted on 17 December 2021

Due to a vari­ety of rea­sons beyond our con­trol, the Club Shop has a low stock of items with sev­er­al items out of stock.

Our sup­pli­ers for kit (t/​shirts, shorts etc.) and equip­ment (mesh bags, drinks bot­tles, pull buoys etc.) have con­firmed our out­stand­ing orders are unlike­ly to be deliv­ered before the end of January.

This is very frus­trat­ing for every­one. Thank you for your patience and understanding.

Important Notice Regarding Christmas Cracker 2021

Posted on 15 December 2021

Please take note of the oper­a­tional details for this week­end’s Christ­mas Crack­er meet.

We are hav­ing to lim­it num­bers and will there­fore have 350 spec­ta­tor tick­ets on the door which will be a first come, first served basis. The tick­ets will be £10 each and are payable by cash on the door, exact change would be prefer­able. Unfor­tu­nate­ly, we will not be able to print any pro­grammes to hand out over the week­end, but the draft pro­gramme is avail­able here.

Club Shop - Christmas/New Year

Posted on 9 December 2021

The last club shop of the year will be Mon­day 20 Decem­ber. It will re-open on Mon­day 17 Jan­u­ary 2022. Thank you for your con­tin­ued support.

Mer­ry Christ­mas and Hap­py New Year!

City of Leeds Level X Results – Series 2

Posted on 10 October 2021

The sec­ond leader­board for Swim Eng­land’s vir­tu­al Lev­el X Rac­ing has been published.

The sec­ond round of the event took place between 12 April and 22 August 2021.

Swim Eng­land launched Lev­el X Rac­ing to give swim­mers the oppor­tu­ni­ty to prac­tice rac­ing skills in their own club envi­ron­ments in the absence of com­pe­ti­tions due to the coro­n­avirus pandemic.

All times received dur­ing series two have been added to nation­al Lev­el X Rank­ings and used to gen­er­ate the leader boards.

Leader­boards show­ing the top 10 times for age groups from 8 years upwards, for both male and female, have now been pub­lished on the Swim Eng­land website.

Swim Eng­land Lev­el X Rac­ing Series 2 – City of Leeds Results [PDF]

Judge Training Opportunities

Posted on 30 September 2021

Dur­ing Octo­ber, Swim Eng­land North East are run­ning a num­ber of FREE online Swim­ming Offi­cials cours­es for North East Officials.

Notice of 2021 Annual General Meeting

Posted on 2 September 2021

All mem­bers and par­ents are invit­ed to attend the Annu­al Gen­er­al Meet­ing of the City of Leeds Swim­ming Club on 11th Octo­ber 2021 at 6.30 pm.

Festival of Swimming 2021 Results Summary

Posted on 19 August 2021

Well done to every­one who took part in the Fes­ti­val of Swim­ming in Ponds Forge, Sheffield at the end of July.

The leader boards from the recent Fes­ti­val of Swim­ming have now been pub­lished – with over 6,700 swim­mers hav­ing com­pet­ed at the recent Fes­ti­val of Swim­ming meets; we have tru­ly kick­start­ed the return to rac­ing for our prospec­tive Olympians and Par­a­lympians of the future.

City of Leeds achieved 5 gold medals, 5 sil­ver medals, 4 bronze medals and 25 4th-10th place finishes:

Fes­ti­val of Swim­ming 2021 – City of Leeds Results [PDF]

Leader­boards show­ing all swims for age groups from 13 years upwards, for both male and female, have now been pub­lished on the swim­ming results​.org website:

Fes­ti­val of Swim­ming 2021 – Leader­board [swim​min​gre​sults​.org]

Volunteers Needed

Posted on 17 August 2021

The City of Leeds home galas rely very heav­i­ly upon vol­un­teers to make the galas run. As we are approach­ing the new sea­son and are hop­ing to run a full sched­ule of Leeds com­pe­ti­tions, any help from par­ents would be great­ly appreciated.

There is cur­rent­ly a Swim­ming Tech­ni­cal Offi­cials course com­ing up for any­one who is inter­est­ed. This is an online course and is the first step to achiev­ing Judge 1 sta­tus for swim­ming tech­ni­cal offi­ci­at­ing. It is acces­si­ble to any­one who wants to under­stand the FINA rules relat­ing to swim­ming and the process of being a Judge Swim­ming Offi­cial and Time­keep­er. The cost of the course is £20.00 and is avail­able to any­one aged 15 years+ at the start of the course. See link below for fur­ther details.

Swim­ming Tech­ni­cal Offi­cials – Judge 1 The­o­ry [swim​ming​.org]

City of Leeds Level X Results – Series 1

Posted on 24 January 2021

The first leader­boards for Swim Eng­land’s vir­tu­al Lev­el X Rac­ing have been pub­lished – with more than 94,000 swims clocked dur­ing the inau­gur­al series.

More than 16,200 swim­mers from 430 clubs took part in the open­ing event between 23 Octo­ber and the end of December.

Swim Eng­land launched Lev­el X Rac­ing to give swim­mers the oppor­tu­ni­ty to prac­tice rac­ing skills in their own club envi­ron­ments in the absence of com­pe­ti­tions due to the coro­n­avirus pandemic.

All times received dur­ing series one have been added to nation­al Lev­el X Rank­ings and used to gen­er­ate the leaderboards.

Leader­boards show­ing the top 10 times for age groups from 11 years upwards, for both male and female, have now been pub­lished on the Swim Eng­land website.