Timing Night Monday 25th March 2019

March 23rd, 2019

Please can swimmers let Sheila know their choices.

Could volunteers arrive by 6.30pm for a quick briefing about the time keeping roles.

Also swimmers please remember to register at the desk in the viewing area.

Thank you.

Trojan time banded Swim Gala – Sun 9th June 2019

April 23rd, 2018

The annual Trojan Gala takes place this year on Sunday 9th June in Whitburn. Please see the attached document for details.

This event allows Balfron Barracudas swimmers the opportunity to compete with other swimmers of similar abilities as all races are organised in banded time groups. Swimmers are entered in the correct group based on their times from timing nights or on Sheila’s assessments.

Each race is 50m and swimmers can choose between butterfly & backcrawl for the morning session and breaststroke & freestyle for the afternoon session. If we have enough swimmers in each band then we will enter a relay team too.

There is a £5 entry fee per race entered but places are not guaranteed. Sheila has to apply and swimmers will then be notified which races they have been accepted for.

The entry application need to be submitted by the 8th May at the latest so please either reply to me by email with details of your child’s name and choice of races this week or let Sheila know this Saturday 4th May, or Monday 6th May.

Click the link below for full details of the event.

http://www.balfronbarracudas.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/Trojans-Gala-2019-1.pdf

Timing Night Results – 26th March 2018

April 18th, 2018

Congratulations to all who swam at the recent timing night!  Results are now in the documents/times area of the website.  Thanks again to all who helped on the night and to Sheila and other coaches for their continued hard work and enthusiasm!

(The first column is your child’s PB if has one registered and the second column is the time from the timing night.)

Timing Night – Mon 26th March

March 12th, 2018

B swimmers to choose 2 races from 50m fly, breaststroke, backstroke or front crawl.

A swimmers to choose up to 2 races from 50m fly, breaststroke, backstroke, front crawl, 100m f/crawl or 100m IM.

Please can swimmers let Sheila know their choices.

Swimmers should arrive by 6:30pm and MUST register at the desk in the viewing area – warm up 7pm PROMPT – evening should finish by 9pm.

***Parents and carers are needed to help poolside – no experience necessary – please confirm if available***

Many thanks.

Timing night reminder – Mon 26th March

February 28th, 2018

Just a wee reminder that the next timing night will be held on Monday 26th March.

Details will be sent out soon.

Thursday 1st March – training cancelled

February 28th, 2018

Training has been cancelled on Thursday 1st March due to the adverse weather conditions.

Safeguarding and Protection

December 13th, 2017

I am writing to let you know of some changes to the Child Protection Role within the club.  This role will now be known as the Safeguarding and Protection Role.  As the name suggests, the role is to help and enable every member of Balfron Barracudas to feel safe, valued and part of a positive swimming club.

If anyone has any concerns regarding the wellbeing of any of the clubs members, please do not hesitate to contact myself – Nicki Corrigan – via the separate Safeguarding and Protection E mail on the Balfron Barracudas website.

Many thanks,

Nicki

Timing night results

December 13th, 2017

Congratulations to all of the kids for putting such a great effort into the timing night, with improvement across the board, and some great times to build upon for our newer swimmers.  Thanks also to all of the helpers who offered their assistance on the night and to Sheila and all of the other coaches whose hard work and dedication to our children’s development was on show for all to see.

Times are on the website on the documents – times page.  The first column is your child’s PB (if has one registered) and the second column is the time from the timing night.

Timing Night – Mon 11th Dec

November 30th, 2017

This ever popular evening will be held on Monday 11th December with all club swimmers encouraged to take part.

Swimmers MUST let Sheila know at swimming or preferably respond to the timing night email with your swimmers choices directly (PLEASE INCLUDE YOUR CHILD’S NAME IN THE EMAIL REPLY TITLE).

B swimmers to choose 2 races from 50m fly, breaststroke, backstroke or front crawl.

A swimmers to choose up to 2 races from 50m fly, breaststroke, backstroke, frontcrawl, 100m f/crawl or 100m IM.

Please note swimmers should arrive 6:30pm and MUST register at the desk in the viewing area – warm up 7pm PROMPT!

*** Parents and carers are needed to help poolside – no experience necessary – please confirm if available. ***

The evening should be finished by 9pm.

Many thanks.

Annual General Meeting 27th Nov 7.30pm

November 13th, 2017
Notice is given of the upcoming AGM of Balfron Barracudas committee.
The meeting will be held in meeting room on Balfron Campus on 27th November at 7:30pm
We are looking for volunteers to help with running the club and this can be your chance to help out.
We will need a new Vice chair as our current VC is resigning, but we would always welcome any help.
All are welcome.