Club Champs Points 2018/2019

Please find links below to the current points standing from the Winter Club Champs 2018 sessions:

Winter Club Champs Points - Boys
Winter Club Champs Points - Girls

After the Summer Club Champs 2019 (dates tbc) the points will be added together to identify the top 3 boy/girl in each age group category and awards will be handed out at an upcoming presentation evening.

If you would like to know more about GSC Club Champs please select here

Lincolnshire Counties 2019 Results

Dear parents and swimmers,

The results from this year's County Championships were released at this week's Lincs ASA Committee Meeting, and we can now reveal the final scores. Whilst sadly we didn’t win this year, we still have much to celebrate as a club and many positives to take from the Championships - not least hosting the whole event at the Meres for the very first time.

Grantham came a very creditable second place this year - behind the winners Boston and well ahead of third placed Lincoln Vulcans.

The final points tally was as follows:

Grand Prix Live Results Service

Click here to get the Live results direct from the Grantham Meres Leisure Centre.

Use the drop down list on the results site to select from :

full results listing
the start lists (note that start lists are subject to change)
the search facilities
the long course time converter
and find out about DQs and what the DQ codes mean

The above link includes the search facility which will display a filtered list of the results based on the search criteria.
Enter your swimmers first or last name and tab submit. As the event proceeds your swimmers times will automatically appear.

GSC SwimMark Accredited until September 2019!

Grantham Swimming Club gets its SwimMark accreditation for the next 12 months.

SwimMark is a club development tool managed by Swim England. It is a recognised quality mark throughout sport as it ensures the minimum standard is achieved within clubs enabling them to be effective, ethical and sustainable.

The opportunity to gain SwimMark essential accreditation is available to all clubs, across any aquatic discipline (including Masters), regardless of size and activity delivered. SwimMark is about creating the best possible swimming experience for all and raising the quality of aquatics provision across all areas.

SwimMark essential offers national recognition that clubs are providing a quality service for all members, which is recognised by Sport England. All clubs gaining SwimMark essential accreditation will automatically receive Clubmark status. Clubmark is widely recognised by potential funders, schools and other partners that can assist with club growth and development.

To achieve SwimMark essential accreditation, clubs need to submit information for 16 ‘elements’. This is now all done online via a portal (no more files with paperwork!). The elements are reviewed and approved by the Regional Development Officers and then by a regional and national panel. Accreditation lasts for two year, however a health check of 5 ‘essential’ elements will need to be completed in the interim year.

Clubs that are SwimMark accredited are able to use the SwimMark logo on publications and club marketing material.

Thank you to everyone involved in Grantham's submission for this year.

GSC Starts and Turns Evening

Many thanks to all the swimmers and parents who attended the Starts and Turn session on Saturday, 13th October and a huge thanks to Andy Daybell and the many coaches/officials/volunteers who helped to support the evening.

The session kicked off with a presentation from Andy highlighting the importance of being 'streamlined' plus valuable tips and guidance to help with starts, and then the pool work followed by having the diving blocks out to put the practice in.

Treasure Hunt 2018

Option 1:
FOLLOW THIS LINK for the share photo album
Tap the little + symbol top right to add your photos.

Option 2:
This should work in most cases, some older devices might need the App.
To install Google Photos, if you don't have it :
for Android devices : https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.google.android.apps.ph...
for Apple devices : https://itunes.apple.com/gb/app/google-photos/id962194608?mt=8

The Google Photos app will automatically upload your photos to your Google Account.
NOTE : Once installed you can turn off the automated backup process or turn off backing up using your mobile data - From the hamburger menu - three horizontal lines top left - in Google Photos, select Settings - then under Backup & sync you can see MOBILE DATA BACKUP - you can turn the feature off here.

Option 3:
You can email your photos into us if all else fails.

gsccloud@gmail.com

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