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By saintfelixswim, Mar 26 2015 10:23PM

The Easter Holiday Timetable has been uploaded to the club documents page.


It has been decided to change the squads and training over the Easter Holidays, this will be on a trial basis but maybe implemented on a full time basis later in the year. The coaching team will monitor training and squads over the holidays and will meet before term starts.


The reason for the changes is to ensure that the pool is used to its full potential and to give everyone an opportunity to increase their training where possible during the holidays.


If you have lost the information on squad changes please email your coach.

By saintfelixswim, Mar 23 2015 09:43AM



Last Sunday (22nd March) saw 26 St Felix swimmers head to Ipswich for the last day of the Suffolk County Championships 2015. Excitement levels were high within the team. The schedule had the 400m freestyle events in the morning then the ‘skins’ event and relays in the afternoon. 22 St Felix swimmers took part in the 400m, 18 of those swims were PB’s and 8 swims were Regional times. The team won 5 golds, 4 silvers and 2 bronzes from this event.


The afternoon started with the ‘skins’ event where 8 swimmers race 50m freestyle with 1minute rest between, the slowest being eliminated each round until two swimmers are left. Josie Blades finished 2nd in most rounds placing her in the final. Being runner-up was not an option so she finished in 27 then swam an awesome final 50m freestyle to win the female ‘skins’ event and receive £50. Finally was the relays! Our 11/12 boys and girls teams had a great afternoon of racing. The boys won gold in the 4x50m freestyle and silver in the 4x50m medley, while the girls won silver in both relays. Our 9/10 girls team all swam exceptionally well to win a bronze medal in both of their relays. Finally our open girl’s medley team won bronze in the 4x50m medley relay. An excellent display of team work and support!


By saintfelixswim, Mar 16 2015 11:03AM


This weekend (14th/15th March) the St Felix School SC team headed back to Ipswich for the second full weekend of racing at the Suffolk County Championships 2015. After a great start last weekend, the team were full of excitement for the second weekend and again did themselves proud achieving 28 gold medals, 21 silver medals, 11 bronze medals and 29, 4th-6th place finishes. The squad also swam 105 personal bests, over 77% of swims. This also took us to a total of 60 golds, 36 silvers and 28 bronzes over the two weekends. More golds than last year’s Championships with two sessions still to complete and sit comfortably 3rd place in the top club table.


By saintfelixswim, Mar 9 2015 08:43AM

The Suffolk County Championships is well underway with the first full weekend complete. On Saturday 14th February, 15 members of St Felix headed to Norwich for the first session of the Suffolk County Championships. Held annually, this session is shared with Norfolk due to the 50m facilities. This last weekend (7th/8th March) over 28 club members headed to Ipswich for the first main block of racing. The team, much younger than in previous years performed exceptionally well and have achieved 31 gold medals, 15 silver medals, 17 bronze medals and 34, 4th-6th place finishes. The team also swam over 100 personal bests, 75% of swims.


By saintfelixswim, Feb 26 2015 10:46AM

TRIALS FOR JOINING COMPETITIVE SWIMMING SQUADS


Are you an aspiring swimmer of the future? Do you wish to swim with an enthusiastic and progressive swimming club?


If “YES” – then come to our OPEN SESSION on:


Saturday 21st March 2015

2.00pm - 2.45pm


This is aimed at children from the age of 7 years upwards. Children who would like to join a competitive swimming group or who are already a member of a Club, but would like to try something a little different. The 45 minute taster session will be based on our Development Squad and Junior Squad sessions and will be taken by our qualified coaches.


Any swimmer who is successful in the selection process will be given details of the next stage, other swimmers will be able to discuss any other options available within the Club Squad Structure or Learn to Swim Programme.


We currently have swimmers competing at County, Regional, National and International level. With one of our swimmers recently competing in the World Short-Course Swimming Championships in Doha.


To book a place or obtain more information, then please contact:


Sue Purchase,

Director of Swimming,

St Felix School Swimming Club

Email address: SPurchase@stfelix.co.uk




By saintfelixswim, Feb 16 2015 05:55PM

On Saturday 14th February, 15 members of Elite and Junior squad travelled to Norwich for the first session of the Suffolk County Championships. Held annually, this session is shared with Norfolk due to the 50m facilities. St Felix finished the evening with 7 gold medals, 2 silver medals and 3 bronzes from only 15 swims.


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