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40th Anniversary Sponsored Swimathon

posted 17 May 2016, 12:03 by Luke Vanhegan
Saturday 18th June
 (from 8am) and Tuesday 21st June (from 8pm).

Our goals are to:

Download your sponsorship form here, get as many people to sponsor you as you can and then see how far you can swim! 

Please note the following ground rules
1. The
 event is open to all children swimming in the 20m lanes and 10m areas.
2. Children to swim in normal lesson time unless pre-arranged with their teacher. 
3. If a child wants to opt out of the sponsorship side, that is OK, but we will not be running separate lessons on this date, so children will be expected to ‘distance’ swim during that lesson time. 
4. Having a breather (holding the side) during the swim is OK, this is not a distance badge so we will let swimmers have a short rest when they need it. However the teachers will have the final say. If they judge that a swimmer is too tired, or causing too much disruption/delay to others they may ask the swimmer to get out of the pool until they feel they are ready to carry on. 
5. Teachers will group swimmers into lanes of similar ability/speed. 
6. We will ensure all swimmers have an appropriate warm up. 
7. We request that parents help out (count lengths for your child or others) and also cheer on encouragement. 
8. Click on the link for the Sponsorship Form. Paper copies are available at the club registration desk. Please remember to complete the names and addresses of your sponsors and tick the gift aid box (where appropriate) so we can maximise the money we raise. 
9. Swimmers must bring in their form on the day of the swim. This will be signed off by a club official with the number of lengths they swim. 

We think this is a fun idea to spice up our swimming lessons and do some good at the same time. We hope you agree!