Brilliant Weekend for MASC! (10th / 11th March)
I just wanted to thank everyone who took part in any of the club activities last weekend.
On Saturday we entered 17 teams at the County Team Championships, 13 of which got to the finals.
At the same time, back at Morpeth we had three teams of swimmers, parents, coaches, siblings and friends taking part in the fun event organised by the Lions - well done for all those who turned up and did MASC proud - setting the bar high for all the other teams.
The weekend then finished off with our younger swimmers doing brilliantly in the Diddy League event. It is our first year in Division 2 and we managed to put in a great team performance to come first in this round.
I can't remember such a busy and exciting weekend for the club, thanks to everyone who played a part.
For anyone who is collecting sponsorship (or if anyone would like to donate) to the Lions Swim if they could please send the payment to MASC via normal payment methods (electronic payment or the letterbox on the back of the door) as long as they are clearly marked 'Lions Swim' we will collate all the money and forward onto the Lions in one payment.
Thanks again, I hope you enjoyed it as much as I did.
Simon Watson (Chair - MASC )
2018 Summer Meets Information
The Qualifying Window for the British Summer Championships and the Home Nation summer meets is now up and running, and willcontinue until 28th May 2018.
For more information follow the link https://www.britishswimming.org/news/latest-swimming-news/2018-summer-meets-information/
Junior League - Round 2 - 11th March 2018 - RESULTS
Good news for Morpeth ASC! In only our second Division 2 Junior League gala the team WON! Great to see lots of new faces on the team today and our more experienced swimmers keeping them right. An amazing effort. Well done Morpeth.
- Morpeth - 198
- Darlington - 192
- Alnwick - 183
- RichmondDales - 172
- North Tyneside - 123
Some cracking races and close finishes, well done to ALL swimmers!!
N & D Full Report
Click here for a full report from our recent success at the 2018 N&D Championships attached. Congratulations again to everyone involved.
Well done to Kate Kennedy and Ben Hewitt who have been invited to be part of the N&D Swim England Talent program in 2018 following their strong performances.
Kit Bags at the Pool
Please see below message from Kay who has with others worked hard to tidy up the Kit bag area over half term.
"I have marked up the kit bag pegs into squads please use the correct peg when returning your kit. Please do not return your kit if it is not marked up with your name in all equipment
I will be carrying out periodic checks on the kit and any on the wrong pegs or not named will be returned to cupboard and you will not be allowed to use the facility and will need to take your kit bag home after each session
Please do not hesitate to contact me if there are any questions"
Thanks Kay Howe
Important Information - Drinks at Training
A quick reminder that all swimmers should be bringing a Water Bottle to ALL training sessions. Concern has been raised about the number of children turning up to training working hard sometimes for over a hour without a drink! Swimmers should attend with at least 750ml to 1L of fluid (water or dilute juice) for each hour of training. Swimmers in Performance and Junior Performance may need two bottles on Monday, Wednesday and Friday evenings.
Swimmers who attend training without a sufficient amount to drink will not be allowed to swim.
British Swimming Competition Pathway Handbook
It is an exciting time for swimming in Britain. The Domestic Competition Structure is changing. This brochure will outline the changes, and explain how these aim to contribute to the development of swimmers in the sport going forward.
Annual Membership Renewals 2018
For full details regarding renewals please read
Gala Entry Payments for Competitive Swimmers
The Morpeth ASC committee has decided to change the way parents are asked to pay for their swimmer’s Gala entry and to use a system of payment at the time of entry, which is common for most clubs. Read more
New MASC Twitter Account
Please follow our new twitter account @morpeth_asc for important announcements, training changes, gala results etc.
Important Information for Inhaler Users
Can parents please ensure that if their child has an inhaler that it is brought onto poolside, that it is named and in a sealable clear bag so it stays dry.
Squad Session Equipment Requirements
Please read here for what you need to bring to each session.
NESS Swimwear have given club members the opportunity to receive a 5% discount when ordering, use the discount count morpasc20 in the shopping basket. At the same time the club will also receive funds from NESS.
Click on the NESS logo to go to their website.