Hosting an International Event is a challenging enterprise even in normal times but planning and running the Manchester International Swimming Meet in the current Covid-19 Pandemic has required the combined expertise of the City of Manchester Aquatics Swim Team (COMAST), Manchester City Council and British Swimming. The significance of this meet cannot be overstated asContinue reading “Cheshire Officials Contribute to the Manchester 2021 International Swimming Meet”
Congratulations to Jackie Beard-Jones on her appointment to the latest FINA Swimming Officials List. The 4 year appointment means that Jackie will be eligible to officiate at international events promoted by FINA and LEN, as well as taking on senior roles at the domestic events of British Swimming and our Home Nations partners. Jackie isContinue reading “Cheshire Referee Appointed to the Latest FINA Swimming Officials List”
Jim Wilks, the current chair of Cheshire County Water Polo and Swimming Association has been appointed as President Elect for Swim England 2021. Jim has the honour of being selected by the Swim England management board to be president in the year of the commonwealth games. Jim is always working on behalf of swimmers inContinue reading “Swim England President Elect 2021”
The county runs the following competitions annually:
- Junior Meet – Usually held in November
- County Championships -Usually held in January
The Coronavirus pandemic continues to disrupt almost all aspects of our lives. The Cheshire County Executive and Competitive Swimming Management Committee have continued preparing for the 2021 County Championships. However, following the recent changes to coronavirus regulations it has become evident that we cannot hold the County Championships at the end of January. We understandContinue reading “2021 Cheshire County Championships”
The recent announcements regarding the timetable for a possible return to swimming and the guidance from Swim England raised hope that we might be able to run the 2020 Cheshire Junior Meet in November this year. Unfortunately, Macclesfield Leisure Centre have confirmed that they will NOT be reopening the pool until at least September. ThisContinue reading “Cheshire County Junior Meet 2020”
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
Water Polo is very active within the Cheshire County
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”
Cheshire County runs an annual Masters Swimming Competition, usually in July.
Due to the current situation Cheshire County Water Polo and Swimming Association are unable confirm that we will be able to host the 2021 masters competition. We understand how disappointing this will be for all of our members, we have not taken the decision lightly and will continue to review the situation. We trust thatContinue reading “Masters Swimming Competition 2021”
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