YCBC masters swimmer Emma Wills won four medals at the World Masters Swimming Championships 2017 held in Budapest (Hungary). Emma won the 200m, 400m and 800m freestyle in ladies 35-39 years age group. She also picked up a silver medal in the open water event.
14 Swimmers from YCBC qualified for the 3 Summer National Championship events in Sheffield during late July and early August. The number of qualifiers from York City has almost doubled from the 8 Swimmers who qualified a year ago.
Today is the day for several York City Bath Club swimmers as the Swim England national summer meet begins. The Championships take place at Ponds Forge Sheffield between the 2nd and 6th of August. If you are interested in going to watch, support and see what it is all about tickets are available to the public.
Today is the day for several York City Bath Club swimmers as the British Summer Championship begins. The Championships take place at Ponds Forge Sheffield between the 25th and 30th of July. If you are interested in going to watch, support and see what it is all about tickets are available to the public.
The Rotherham Metro A & B grade meet was designated as the end of season competition for a number of YCBC swimmers. The target of an end of season meet is for the swimmers to perform at their very best and showcase the skills developed and practiced throughout the season.
Our swimmers stepped up to the challenge and recorded almost 200 PBs over the course of the weekend out of 230 swims.
Swimmers representing all squads aged between 9 and 18 from York City Baths Club descended on Leeds for an exciting day of sprint events at the Jorvik Sprints Meet on Saturday 17th June. The swimmers registered 198 Personal Best times out of 260 swims (76% PBs). In the process of individuals producing some fantastic performances, York was crowned top club of the meet. Ruby Allitt and Sam Whittaker also won Top Girl and Boy in their age groups.
Josh has again recommended a phased start to the new season – see below regarding the morning sessions.
These changes will take place to ensure appropriate cover whilst supporting those swimmers who are competing at Nationals:
- British Summer Championships – 25th to 30th July
- Swim England National Summer Meet – 2nd to 6th August
Further to our announcement on the 3rd July, I am pleased to report that with the support of our wonderful teachers we have been able to arrange two replacement sessions for our Sunday swimmers on the following dates:
As you know, our current Vice President, Pat Baxter passed away on 12th July after a short illness. She had been associated with the Club for over 50 years.
For those that would like to attend, we have been advised that Pat’s funeral will take place at York Crematorium at 11am on Monday 31st July, moving afterwards to The Marcia in Bishopthorpe.