Derventio Excel Open Meet 2017

Reporting by John Casey – A Squad Coach Well done swimmers - both those who represented Derventio eXcel and those who swam for Eckington Swimming Club. Great quality swims and good technique was shown.  No disqualifications and a very impressive 45 out of 65 PB's - 69% A total of 22 top 3 finishes. A ... More

5th MAD Level 3 Open Meet 2017

Reporting by John Casey – A Squad Coach Our club’s swimmers took part in the 5th Matlock and District Open Meet on Saturday 30th September 2017 at the ARC Leisure Centre in Matlock. Well done all of Eckington Swimming Club swimmers who took part - this was a good start to the new swimming season.  43 out of ... More

Learner Of The Month – August 2017

Milani Adams - Learner Of The Month Comment by Lynne Fox - Swim Teacher Milani has struggled to master tumble turns: she has tried and tried for months to tumble and she was finding them so difficult and frustrating to do.  I suggested doing rolls down the carpet, the bed or anywhere soft, just to get the practice ... More

Swimmer Of The Month – August 2017

Swimmer Of The Month for August 2017 is Ellie Tennant Ellie Tennant – A Squad Comment from Ellie I have been swimming at Eckington Swimming Club for around 5 years now and have competed at Nationals for 3 years running.  Nationals 2017 was by far my best one yet, achieving 2 finals, 2 personal bests and finishing ... More

Friday 15th Sept 6.00pm to 6.40pm – Comps Meeting

On Friday 15th September 6.00pm to 6.40pm John Casey will be hosting a Swimming Competition Meeting in the Dance Studio at Eckington Leisure Centre (Eckington Swimming Pool). John will be letting everyone know about how to enter competitions as well as explaining the different types of competitions that swimmers have ... More

Learner Of The Month – July 2017

Leaner Of The Month for July 2017 is Erin Bridges Erin Bridges - Learner of the Month Erin has been with Eckington Swimming Club for approximately one year and has made huge strides both in technique and stamina, attendance is good with normal gaps for holidays.  Erin works hard and listens to directions and ... More

Kingston-Upon-Hull Open Meet 2017

Reporting by John Casey - A Squad Coach Our club's swimmers took part in the Kingston-Upon-Hull end of season Open Meet on 1st and 2nd July 2017. Well done all swimmers who took part.  This was a great end of season Open Meet and amazing team spirit was shown.  Highlights: We had a record number of ... More

Steve Judge – Inspirational and Motivational Presentation

Exclusively for Eckington Swimming Club parents, carers, members, swimmers and coaches only. Time and Location Doors open 5.30pm. Presentation starts 5.45pm. Enter through the main entrance of the Civic Centre and then turn right and head through to the smaller of the two rooms at the Civic Centre. Please note that ... More