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 Age Group Championships 2023 – Programme of Events and Entry File

The Conditions, Qualification Times and Dates for the 2023. Cheshire County Swimming Age Group Championships which will be held in January and February 2023 at Macclesfield Leisure Center are now available on the Results section of the County Website. Please click on the title of this post to view this post in full which containsContinue reading “Cheshire County Age Group Championships 2023 – Programme of Events and Entry File”

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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Cheshire Water Polo Tournament 2022 Change of Date

Cheshire Water Polo and Swimming Association are running a water polo competition. The competition details are: Saturday 22nd October 2022 13:00pm until 16:45pm Venue Europa Pool, Birkenhead, Wirral, CH41 6RN Age Groups Entry Fee Entry fee £15 per age group Entries Entries and enquiries should be sent to John Hamilton – waterpolo@swimcheshire.org

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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