Land Training Notification

Currently the club has been subsidizing land training. Up until now the cost of land training has been £12 per month with swimmers attending any number of sessions they wish (which has been very encouraging and results transferring). Since this time we have continued to add more and more sessions at no extra cost to members. However now we need to expand even more and also restrict the number of sessions for some who are doing 3/4 sessions per week.

We have now added a further hour to a Friday for those who are beginners. I have put together a session allocation for everyone taking in to account ability, development and progression...

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Lea Manor Training Cancelled

Training at LEA MANOR ONLY is cancelled on Saturday 19th May due to Club Champs at Inspire.

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Stevenage Summer Sprint Meet

Attached are the Meet conditions for Stevenage Summer Sprint Meet , held in Stevenage on Saturday 16th January from 1.30pm. We have decided to put this meet in the calendar for mainly our younger swimmers and junior performance squads. It is an ideal meet to gain experience at competing at an open meet.

Please read the meet conditions for full details if you plan to enter.

There are no lower limit qualifying times , so as long as you have a registered time on British rankings you can swin that event.

Swimmers eligible to attend will see this meet in their Active Portal. The closing date for entries is FRIDAY 18TH MAY, 4 days time, so if you plan to enter please be quick.

Stevenage 2018 Summer Sprint Meet

Qualifying times

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Rules for Swimmers at Lealands

For those of who you who have sessions at Lealands please read the following rules for swim and land training there. The Rules and consequences for swimmers at Lealands are as follows:


  1. Respect your coaches and fellow swimmers.
  2. Listen to your coach when they are talking to you.
  3. Don’t misbehave in or around poolside.
  4. Follow clubs code of conduct (which you should have read with parents).
  5. Do not distract other swimmers.
  6. Keep hands to yourself.
  7. Do not use inappropriate language.
  8. Don’t go under the water and do handstands unless told to do so as this is dangerous

Please note that rules also apply in Land Training

If any of the above rules are broken there will be the following consequences:

  1. You will receive a verbal warning
  2. You will be asked to get out the pool (or stand to the ...
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Easter Training Times

Further to our previous notification regarding Easter Training, we have now received Easter timings from Lea Manor yesterday. There will be no Training at Lea Manor Good Friday as they are closing at 1pm.

To confirm:
Good Friday- NO TRAINING
Easter Saturday NORMAL both Inspire and Lea Manor
Easter Sunday NORMAL Inspire
Easter Monday NO TRAINING Inspire

Thank you

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Rejections from April Luton Meet.

Unfortunately we have had a number of rejections from the April Luton meet. Please check the attached documents to see which races you have been accepted/rejected for.

Rejected Entries

Accepted Entries

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Important Notification

Please can we remind all parents and/or guardians that if you have younger children with you at training or Open Meets, that they must stay with you at all times. For their own safety they must not be left to play in corridors or other parts of the leisure centre without your supervision.

Please also remind your swimmers that they must get changed only in changing rooms with the door closed.

Thank you.

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Notification of Training Cancellations

There will be no Training at Inspire on the weekend of the 24/25 March due to a weekend event. We have asked Inspire if there is any public swimming before the event and if the event will finish before our training on Sunday Night. That was a no unfortunately.
If anyone wishes to do a public swim at another local pool, I can give you a session plan.
Easter, normal training Saturday and Sunday at Inspire. NO Training Easter Monday.
I am currently waiting confirmation from Lea Manor.
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Important information for this weekend and weather

As of this evening hopefully I will be enroute to Stansted Airport as it is my daughters hen weekend. Over the course of the last month, we have co-ordinated Coaching cover for all sessions from tomorrow till Tuesday as well as poolside support for the Watford Open – thank you to all involved.

However, the weather will now also come into play and we need you support and please be aware of all communication avenues. Emails will be sent out via Activeworks, there will also be notifications on our Facebook page and via twitter so if you could please make sure you keep your eye out.

Firstly, Training

As I said all sessions have been adequately covered this means that we need to have a level 2 qualified Teacher/Coach to run the session for Swim England Insurance purposes...

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Parents Meeting 6pm Monday 12th March

Dear Parents

Putteridge Swimming club would welcome you to join us to help support our first ever open meet Putteridge Swimming Club – Inaugural Alternative Nationals. We would like to invite you to a meeting at Inspire Luton, 6pm on Monday 12th March to discuss how you can help support Putteridge Swimming Club.

Volunteers are a vital part of any club and especially at open meets. We know that your time is precious so we will work with you to make sure you to get the most out of your experience with us. From welcoming the supporters and families at the entrance or working directly with the children poolside there are many aspects of the open meet you can choose to get involved with! Here are a few roles explained in more detail:

Clerk of the Course

Presentation Marshall

Warm up Marshall

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Luton Meet – March

All of our entries for the Luton Meet in March have been accepted.

Download Accepted Entries file here.

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Attention all under-13 swimmers

Junior League is a competition for 9- 12 year old swimmers. We will have a squad entered again this year. If you are under the age of 13 on September 15th 2018 you may be considered for this event. Please make a note of the following dates as these are when the galas will be taking place.

2nd June 2018

7th July 2018

15th September 2018 

Squad selection will take place nearer the time. 

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County Championships

Due to the County Championships being held at Inspire, (Saturday and Sunday, both this weekend 27th/28th January and next, 3rd/4th February ), there is no training at Inspire.

Lea Manor Training is as normal both land and pool.

As Masters cannot swim at Inspire in the morning they are more than welcome to train at Lea Manor 3.45-4.45pm also.

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Accepted Entries for Beds County Championships

For those of you who have entered the the Bedfordshire County Age Group and County Championships (50m) 2018, you can now see all the accepted entries on the Beds ASA website here

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Christmas Timetable

Click on table to download

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Active Luton has a Lifeguard Training Opportunity

Active Luton logo

Dear All,
Please see the opportunity and criteria below for funding. This is a lifeguarding course, do not get put off by the title, this just means, males lifeguard the male sessions and women lifeguard the female only sessions. This is organised by Active Luton and does not implicate Putteridge Swimming Club, this is an opportunity Open to all so you can tell whoever you like as long as they are over 16, priority will be given to those who live LU1-LU4. If you are outside of these Postcodes, just ask Carol.
any quetsions to: Carol Trower please

If you wish to register your interest in the course then do so at

I would like to advise you that following many months of hard work we have been able to finalise the opportunity to del...

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