Regional Long Course Swimming Championships May 2015
Please note that a revised version of the Qualifying Times for the Regional Long Course Championships 2015 is now available. Please click here for the revised version. There are no changes from the times published four weeks ago but the revised schedule confirms that qualifying times must be achieved at competitions licensed at Level 1, 2 or 3. The decision to preclude times set at Level 4 meets is in accordance with the ASA's requirements for licensed meets.
Advice Note to ASA Clubs- VAT on the Hire of Swimming Pools
Following the circulation of an advice note regarding VAT on pool hire by the ASA in November, a number of additional questions were raised by members. The ASA has obtained further information via their Tax Specialists and Auditors and the advise note has been updated. Please click here for the full advice document.
FINA Extraordinary Congress December 2014 - Rule changes
British Swimming has announced changes to the FINA Rules that were agreed at the Special Congress in Doha in December 2014.
These changes will be implemented by British Swimming with effect from 1st January 2015.
Diving Recorders and Competition Set Up Workshop
There are a few spaces remaining on this Diving workshop at Southend Swimming and Tennis Centre on the 18th January. The workshop is being presented by Mr Frank Clewlow, a British Diving and recording and electronic set up expert that contributed to the 2012 London Games as FINA Secretariat. For more information including how to book a place, please email Ian Macleod at firstname.lastname@example.org .
Poole is youngest water polo referee
SUFFOLK teenager James Poole has become the East Region’s youngest qualified water polo referee just two months after reaching the minimum age of 16.
British Swimming Referee Examination Successes
CONGRATULATIONS to the following Regional technical officials who have passed this years British Swimming Referee examination.
Winter Regionals: Seniors report
MARTYN Walton won eight individual gold medals to help Hatfield top the seniors’ medals table at the East Region Winter Championships at Inspire Luton Sports Village.
Winter Regionals: Juniors report
KATHERINE Brown and Jamie Scholes steered City of Peterborough to first place in the junior medals table at the East Region Winter Championship at Inspire Luton Sports Village.
IOS Courses Update
The IOS has advised us that there are a few courses which are taking place shortly with places still available for learners. Please click on the below links for more information
L1TA, Marina Leisure & Fitness Centre, 11.01.15
L2TA, Basildon Sporting Village, 16.01.15
AquaFUN, Parkside Pools, 8.2.15
Effective Sculling, Parkside Pools, 8.2.15
L1 TA, Inspire, Luton Sports Village, 16.02.15
L1TA, Blackshots Leisure Centre, 16.02.15
L1TA, Hatfield Swim Centre, 16.02.15
L1TA, Parkside Pools, 16.02.15
L1 TA, Paradise Pool, Ely, 16.02.15
L1 TA, Fore Street Baths, 16.02.15
L1TA, Jack Hunt, 16.02.15