Open Meet Licensing Criteria Changes

From 11th March the Swim England Open Meet Licensing Criteria will revert to pre-pandemic levels. The temporary relaxation on the number and level of qualification of officials required for licensed meets was implemented to help the return to competitive swimming during the pandemic. The attached document provides the requirements from 11th March 2022.

Competitive Swimming

The county runs the following competitions annually:

  • Junior Meet – Usually held in November
  • County Championships -Usually held in January

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Cheshire County Swimming Championships Hoodies 2022

Many of our swimmers asked if we had hoodies and hats for this years championships. We contacted Ness Swimwear and they are able to provide hoodies and hats for the 2022 swimming championships. The merchandise can be ordered on the Ness Swimwear Website, please click on this post to access the link.

Cheshire Level 3 Junior Meet

Cheshire County Water Polo and Swimming Association is pleased to announce that the Cheshire County Junior Level 3 meet is scheduled to take place on November 28th 2021 at Macclesfield Leisure Centre. The details of the event are included below. Cheshire County WP & SA 16th Junior Level 3 Graded Meet (25m) SE Licence No:Continue reading “Cheshire Level 3 Junior Meet”

Why Cheshire Swimmers Need You to Become a Licensed Swimming Official

Swimming competitions require a large number of volunteers (in the region of 30-40) to run effectively and over half of these volunteers are licensed officials. There are strict criteria for the number of officials required for the various levels of competition and the competitions cannot run or will be downgraded if they fail to meetContinue reading “Why Cheshire Swimmers Need You to Become a Licensed Swimming Official”

Open Water Swimming

2020 was to be the year when Cheshire County ran its own open water championship. We had previously run the competition in conjunction with the Regional Competition. Sadly, the ongoing Coronavirus pandemic forced the cancellation of this event

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Water Polo

Water Polo is very active within the Cheshire County

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Competitions Postponed

Due to the current COVID-19 situation, the Cheshire County Water Polo Championships planned for November 2020 have been postponed. Sadly, we have also had to postpone our Mini Polo Festival planned for October 2020. We will continue to review the situation and hopefully can reschedule both dates as soon as it is safe to doContinue reading “Competitions Postponed”

Masters Swimming

Cheshire County runs an annual Masters Swimming Competition, usually in July.

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Synchronised Swimming

There are several clubs offering Synchronised Swimming with Cheshire:

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Cheshire County does not have a diving section. There aren’t any diving facilities available within the county.

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