Swim England have announced a few changes to the licensing requirements of all levels of Licensed Meets. The changes address the implications of the Coronavirus Regulations on the numbers of officials on poolside. Please refer to the Swim England Documentation for further information. These adjustments will remain in place for all meets taking place up untilContinue reading “Licensing Requirement for the Remainder of 2021”
The county executive and competitive swimming group have been keeping a close watch on the ever changing Coronavirus regulations along with Swim England’s guidance. It is clear that circumstances prevent the staging of the County Junior Meet and the Age Group Championships for 2021. However, we encourage clubs to hold level 4 meets wherever possibleContinue reading “County Competition Update May 2021”
Cheshire County Water Polo and Swimming Association are looking for a County Swimming Coach to join the group of volunteers who organise the competitive swimming activities on behalf of the county. The activities are detailed below. Qualifications We are looking for a coach qualified to at least Coach Level 2 Duties The County Coach willContinue reading “County Swimming Coach Vacancy”
The county runs the following competitions annually:
- Junior Meet – Usually held in November
- County Championships -Usually held in January
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”
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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