On Friday 17th February 11 young people with a disability, or visual impairment took part in a para – swimming talent identification event at Northampton School for Boys which was organised by the... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 27 Feb 2017 18:00
The Amateur Swimming Association, Northampton Swimming Club and Northamptonshire Sport have worked in partnership to arrange a Para - Swimming Talent Identification and Skills Festival for disabled swimmers... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 01 Feb 2017 10:31
Seven para – swimmers from Northants recently competed in the National Championships which were held in Manchester and returned with an impressive total of 36 medals.
Ellie Robinson of Northampton... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 20 Dec 2016 11:27
Northampton Swimmer Ellie Robinson has won the 2016 BBC Young Sports Personality of the Year award after claiming gold at the Rio Paralympics aged 15.
She triumphed in the S6 50m butterfly final with a... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 15 Dec 2016 09:08
Day 3 of our #NorthantsGirlsCan case studies shows off the fantastic work Donna Bartaby and Waendel Leisure Centre did to encourage local women to return to, or start swimming with their new Ladies Only... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 12 Oct 2016 17:30
How does it work?
Races take place in a standard 50m pool in the freestyle, backstroke, breaststroke and butterfly disciplines over distances which range from 50m to 400m.
Swimmers are divided into 14 classes.... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 23 Sep 2016 15:00
Ellie Robinson from Northampton won Gold in the 50M Butterfly for S6 swimmers at the Rio Paralympics on Friday night, just 4 years after attending a talent identification event organised by Northamptonshire... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 12 Sep 2016 13:45
Daventry Leisure Centre was the host of the South Northants and Daventry SSP School Games Year 5/6 Swimming Gala on Tuesday 7th June as teams from 16 primary schools around the districts completed for... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 10 Jun 2016 15:16
Total Swimming are delighted to be working on behalf of Speedo to bring you 'Dive In' - an innovative campaign designed to promote swimming to thousands of adults this year. The campaign will be coming... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 08 Jun 2016 10:28