Club Newsletter | May 2019
Welcome to the May Club Newsletter
Swimming Development Event
A development event being held on 29th May at Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge. The event will include a Swimming Development Conference for coaches and a Pre-Nationals Day for athletes and parents.

Full details can be found on our website. Bookings must be received by 15th May 2019.
Regional Open Water Champs
Entries are now open for the East Region Open Water Championships at Whitlingham Country Park on 21st July 2019.

Full details can be found on our website. The deadline for entries is 14th June 2019.

Please also note the important venue information regarding car parking, litter and BBQs.
Volunteers Needed

There are still opportunities to volunteer at the Regional Swimming Championships throughout May. Roles include marshalling, door personnel, medal table and results running. Volunteers receive free entry, start sheets, food between sessions and refreshments.

If you would like to help, please contact
Open Water Judge Level 1 and 2 courses

An Open Water Judge Level 2 course will be running on 25th May at the East Region office in Kentford. A Judge Level 1 Course is also planned and will be running in Hatfield on 1st June 2019.

Please contact our regional Open Water Manager, Paul Kendall, to register your interest in either course.
Membership Details Update
Are your Swim England Membership details up to date? We rely particularly on email details to keep you informed about events and activities - this could include event follow ups and regional development events such as talent camps.

Regional Development Manager

Please note that Leanne Brace, Regional Development Manager, has now returned to work from maternity leave.
Club Constitutions

Thank you to all clubs for sending in your constitutions and club information. Please remember to update us if any of the contact details you have sent us change, thank you!
New Clubs Accredited!
Congratulations to Dacorum Diving Club and Borehamwood SC who have recently achieved SwimMark accreditation.

If your club is not accredited and would like further information, please contact Swim England Club Development Officer, Dean Walker.
Coaching Courses - Club Offer Courses
A new Club Offer page is now available on the Institute of Swimming website. Here you can find courses subsidised by the East Region which are cheaper than RRP for each learner.

Courses will show as zero spaces as all of the places are reserved for learners from the East Region. To book, please contact to find out if there are spaces remaining on the course you are interested in.
Regional Staff Contacts
Leanne Brace - East Region Development Manager

Kevin Pickard - East Region Swimming Talent Officer

Amy Bryant - East Region Development Officer

Jo Stalley - East Region Administrator

Dean Walker - Swim England Club Development Officer