Rascals News Archive
As the summer holidays are rapidly approaching, the coaching team have agreed the dates for this year’s 2 week break. This allows the club’s volunteers to recharge their batteries and is well deserved. The last session will be Friday 4th August, with the fun gala rounding off the season on the 5 th , and […]
Swimmer of the Month May 2017 – Emily Griffiths & Erin Napier
May’s swimmers of the month have been chosen by Coach Ian Gordon: Emily Griffiths was given the award for B Squad based on the huge improvements she has made in recent months, making very quick progress to work her way across to lane 4 and more than keeping up with the more experienced swimmers in […]
This year’s fun gala will be taking place on 6th August 2017. This is open to A & B squad and is a team based event with fun races (such as the lilo race and the water polo penalty shoot-out!). C squad swimmers don’t miss out as there is a fun session for them once […]
The BML gala that was scheduled for the 10th June @ Knottingley has been postponed until the 23rd September.
Well done to Alex Robinson who has been asked to join phase four of Dartes, Doncaster’s elite training scheme. This is a testament to Alex’s hard work and commitment to swimming and we wish him well. We will see less of him at our training – however, we look forward to seeing back on poolside […]
For a small club we are pleased to say that our numbers are increasing in the Dartes training scheme. We have some established swimmers there – Will Slater, Alex Robinson and Isabelle Clark all in the higher squads and increasing numbers in the initial stages – Erin Napier, Greta Highfield, Grace Woodward, Orlatih Reilly, Frankie […]
As there was no Bridon Shield this year our neighbouring club Armthorpe organised a trophy gala event run on similar lines with four teams competing. For those of you who are not familiar with this gala, this is a team event with each race being a relay race. This meant the swimmers were relying on […]
Swimmer of the Month March 2017 – Charlie Clark & Paige Docherty
B squad – Charlie Clark – one of our younger swimmers, Charlie is developing his skills across all four strokes. Charlie works hard and takes notice of his lane coach and has joined the gala squad knocking off an impressive 8 seconds from his 50m freestyle time the last competition. A squad – Paige Docherty […]
Swimmer of the Month February 2017 – Kendra Sammut & Frankie Ness
B squad – Kendra Sammut – Kendra has a great attitude to training and has made good progress in B squad. Kendra listens to feedback and works hard to make the suggested changes. She is progressing through the squad system and is now in lane 3 (of 4). Well done to Kendra. A squad – […]
To give our coaches a well-earned rest we will not be training on the May Bank Holiday on 29th May – hope you all enjoy the break and that we get some sunshine!