Nottingham Leander Swimming Club

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Overall Nottinghamshire League Winners for 2009 (9th year in a row)
Speedo Junior Inter-League National Finalists 2003, 2004 and 2006
National Speedo League B Finalists in 2003, 2007 and 2008

National League Cup Finalist 2009

Leander's 25th Open Sprint Meet 2011 (23 Jan 2011) -
Entries are now CLOSED Latest Information here
Jan 2011 - This site will not be updated now
For up to date Leander News and Information please  see
our new website .
5/10/10 News Great swims in the Commonwealth Games - 'our' Rebecca takes Bronze in the 200m f/s - Well Done!
Keep in touch with the action here
At least 2 Golds for England today
4/10/10 Updates Whiting Trophy details now available here (and Minor gala 1 results now correct - sorry)

Revamped web site is now available for testing and comment - see this page here.

30/9/10 Updates Minor Gala 1 A team detailed results now available from here

See Training page - Closures (here) for closures during Goose Fair. High School & Djanogly affected.

Congratulations to Susan Ratcliffe (nee Gill) one of our Masters who recently swam the backstroke leg of an IM Medley relay across the Channel.  The relay was completed in a new world record of 11hrs 29mins. Fantastic!

Don't forget the New Parents Evening on Monday 4th October at Rushcliffe, 8pm.  If you have joined Leander in the last 6 months you are more than welcome to come along. Refreshments will be available.

Fixtures list updated

29/8/10 Updates At last - Minor Gala A team results from 18/9 - Leander took 1st place - points here (details will take a while to sort)

Whiting Trophy (25/9) - Leander 1st place - points here

Well done to both teams above!

24/9/10 Updates
Good Swimming to all the Leander Team at the Whiting Trophy Gala on Saturday - remember it is at Beechdale!

The Junior Gala results have been updated to v2 here
Minor Gala (Autumn) Gala 1 - B team points and details from here
A team results when I get them

22/8/10 Updates Junior Gala 4 results (v1) are available here (members area). Thanks to all involved.

County Championship 2011 - qualifying times here (see also additional note here), gala schedule here (all as pd documents)

16/9/10 Update Detailed results for Sports Centre Gala (11th) now available from here
15/9/10 Update Updated Junior Gala 4 entry list now available here
14/9/10 Update Provisional entry list for Junior Gala 4 can be found here (members area). Please check entries.
13/9/10 News The new gala season is under way - Good swims in the Sports Centre Gala on Saturday. Leander finished 2nd - well done to all. Points here
10/9/10 Update Fixtures list updated
8/9/10 News
Danielle Binks & Georgie Young have been selected for the Age Group ASA Regional Talent Development Programme. Other Leander swimmers have been selected for the equivalent 'Youth' programme - details when they are available.
Training schedule has been updated.
7/9/10 Updates Fixtures list updated with Club Championship dates
6/9/10 News Welcome back all swimmers! - All training sessions are now restarted, and the Autumn programme of galas starts this weekend so swimmers need to get going...
Don't forget your entry for the Junior Gala on the 19th - entries need to be in by 11th (this coming Saturday).
25/8/10 News A set of excellent performances at July's  National Age Group Champs to note - Georgie Young collected  4 Silvers  and a Bronze (22m fly, 200m IM, 400m IM & 200m breast)  and set 3 Junior County Records in the process (200m fly, 200m IM, 200m breast).
As a result she will move to Nova 'A' Squad in September - Great swims Georgie
23/8/10 Updates
Club supported Open Meets added to Fixtures (Bramcote & Nuneaton-Bedworth)

Georgia Hohmann swam in ASA Senior National Champs and Commonwealth Trials - Sunderland (18 -21 Aug), reached finals in 50, 100 & 200 back. Set a Senior County Record (2:13.8) in 200 back)
Well done Georgia.

17/8/10 News Well done to Rebecca and all the UK team at the European Champs.
Rebecca took gold in the 400m f/s on Saturday and the team came away with 18 medals in total.
14/8/10 News Entry pack for Leander's Open Sprint Meet 2011 (23 Jan 2011) now available for download here or click on 'Open Meet' button.
13/8/10 News
Keep in touch with the European Swimming Champs here, (and it is on BBC 'Red Button' each afternoon 4-6pm). Rebecca Adlington had a disappointing swim yesterday in the 800m, but picked up a medal in the 4x200m relay.

Don't forget your entry for the final Junior Gala of 2010 - Sunday 19th September - closing date for entries 11th Sep.
You can enter online through the Leander Blog, or download an entry from here (members area)

29/7/10 News News of Leander swimmers at the ASA National Age Group Champs (Ponds Forge):
Georgie Young, 2nd 13yr 200 IM, 5th 13yr 200 Backstroke, 3rd 13y 200 Breaststroke
Danielle Binks, 5th 12yr, 200 Breaststroke
Keep in touch with the championship results here

More from the European Junior Champs:
Fiona Donnelly won a silver medal as part of 4x100 f/s relay team and Sam Van Der Schootbrugge made the final of the 400 IM.

27/7/10 Updates Notts County Championship schedule 2011 now available here

Midlands round of National Inter-Counties Masters Comp is on 21/11 (see fixtures)

22/7/10 News
The latest 'Octopus' is now available here (members area)
New Long Course training dates added - see Training Page
Leander has a number of swimmers at the National Championships, both 'Age Groups' (28 Jul - 2 Aug) & 'Youth' (3-7 Aug) at Ponds Forge - see the Blog for more
21/7/10 News Congratulations to Leander swimmers Georgia Hohmann, Fiona Donnelly and Sam Van Der Schoobrugge, who swam in the European Junior Championships in Helsinki, 14-18 July.
Georgia just missed a bronze and came 4th in the 200 back in a pb of  2:14 5
Fiona Donnelly was 9th in the 400 f/s in a time of 4:22.0
Sam Van de Schoobrugge made semis on 200 fly
Great Swims
19/7/10 News Good swims from Leander swimmers on Sunday at the Notts ASA Summer Gala, Beechdale. Results here. See also comments on the Blog
16/7/10 News News of our international swimmers from Helsinki - see here
12/7/10 News Well done all the swimmers at the Mary Davies Trophy Gala at Mansfield last Saturday. A creditable 2nd with a relatively inexperienced team.
Points See comments on the Blog
2/7/10 Updates Notts & Derby Gala 3 Detailed results now available from here
Fixtures list updated
Long Course training details on Training page
Summer closures here
22/6/10 Update Junior Gala Results v2 now available from:
Members area here or
Results area here
21/6/10 News
In a close and exciting contest on Saturday, Leander took 2nd= (with Chesterfield) in the final Notts & Derby Gala.

Lots of noise and excited youngsters (around 90) at the 3rd Junior Gala on Sunday - thanks to all the swimmers and helpers. Plenty of future champions we hope.

Also, congratulations to Georgie Young for performances at the recent Midland Championships - winner of the girls 13yrs, accumulating 4 gold, 2 silver & 2 bronze medals while setting 9 National qualifying times and and a Commonwealth Trial QT - well done!

19/6/10 News Good Swims to all the team in the Derby & Notts Junior League final gala tonight at Clay Cross
17/6/10 Update Junior Gala Entry v2 for Sunday  now available here (members area)
10/6/10 Reminder Remember you Junior Gala entry has to be in by Saturday (12th). Enter via 'Members' page or the blog
7/6/10 News Good swims from the Leander swimmers at the Development League Gala 1 on Saturday and those at the Midland Age Group Championships on Sat & Sun
26/5/10 News More Congratulations due to Leander Swimmers:
Aimee Richards & Luca Formosa have been invited to join Nottingham Nova Development Squad
20/5/10 News & Update Congratulations to Leander swimmers promoted and accepted into Nottingham Nova B2 squad:
Heavenly-Paige Gent
Megan Langton
Lara Robinson
Peter Amante-Roberts

Details for Derby & Notts Gala2 here (results area)

18/5/10 News Junior Gala 3 (20th June) entry form now available here (members area) or enter on the Blog here
17/5/10 News In a tough gala on Saturday Leander took 2nd place at Derby in round 2 of the Derby & Notts Junior League - points
15/5/10 Updates Addition of Mary Davies and Whiting trophy dates to Fixtures
12/5/10 Updates Points and details for Leander A & B Spring Finals
10/5/10 Updates Points for Spring 'B' team (don't have full details for A yet)

Points & details for Sports Centre 24/4

9/5/10 News Leander Wins Again! In a very close contest at Mansfield on Saturday Leander took 1st place by 1 point in the Spring Competition Final - well done everyone!

Not only that - Leander B took a very creditable 2nd in the 'B' final at Bramcote.

See more on the Blog

6/5/10 Updates To all those swimming at Ponds Forge (Radford Open), Mansfield & Bramcote (Spring Competition Final Gala) this weekend - swim well, swim fast!

Don't forget - if you have qualified and want to swim at the 'Midlands' in June you need to get your details to Louise Lambert by Sunday evening please.
(More details on the Blog)

Updates to welfare page

5/5/10 Update Water Polo Page updated
29/4/10 Update Good Luck to Leander swimmers at the Midland Youth Championships this weekend.

Latest edition of the 'Octopus' is now available from here (members area)

Derby & Notts Gala 1 detailed results available from here (results area)
It's taken a while to decipher the handwritten carbon copy sheets they came on....

22/4/10 News Leander Swimmers selected for GB Team
Following their excellent swims at the National Championships Georgia Hohmann, Fiona Donnelly and Sam van der Schootbrugge have been selected for the GB Junior team to swim in Helsinki in July - well done!
19/4/10 News Junior Gala 2 Results v3 now available here (members area)

Training page now updated with Djanogly sessions

18/4/10 News
& Update
Well done Leander in the Derby & Notts Round 1- a well deserved 2nd, against a strong C of Derby team. Points
Good swims from all those at the Junior Gala today - thanks to all the helpers, parents & swimmers

The fixture list has been updated with all the competitions as known to the end of the year

17/4/10 News Good Swims to all in the opening Derby & Notts League Gala at Chesterfield tonight.
Remember Junior Gala at the High School tomorrow.
14/4/10 News Junior Gala Entry list v1 is now available here (members area)
8/4/10 Updates Don't forget your Junior Gala entry - it need to be submitted by Saturday (10th)
Remember - you can enter on the Blog

Detailed results for Minor Gala (Spring) Final available from here (members area)

7/4/10 News Welcome back to training after the Easter break!
See the Blog for info on Djanogly procedures
2/4/10 News Some great swims from Leander swimmers at the British Gas Championships - see the Blog for more details.
Those involved in training at the Djanogly pool see the comments under 'Noel St reprieve' & Training Page.
30/3/10 News Not only did Leander 'A' win the Minor Gala League but Leander 'B' won their gala, coming 7th overall in the League - fantastic performance! Points scores now available for both galas here

The British Gas Swimming Championships are on this week at Ponds Forge, there are 6 Leander swimmers competing:
Rebecca Adlington (won the 200m free yesterday), Ann Morris, Fiona Donnelly, Georgia Hohmann, Georgie Young and Sam 'the man' van de Schootbrugge. Good luck to all of them.
Follow the results live here

29/3/10 News Club Development Meeting 2 tonight - see the Blog for details
27/3/10 News Good gala for Leander 'A' on Saturday - Spring Minor Gala League winners again! More later...
22/3/10 News Well done everyone involved in the last weekend of the 'Counties' - some great performances on Saturday, and in the relay gala on Sunday. Also, thanks to all those non-swimmers who helped poolside in various roles. See the Counties page on the Blog for more
19/3/10 News Noel St. has been reprieved until April 1st - see the Blog

To all those swimming at the final weekend of the 'Counties' - good swims & hope it all goes well.

15/3/10 News Club Development evening at Rushcliffe provoked goo discussion - see the Blog for details of next meeting
12/3/10 Updates More details of Djanogly times now available here
Your chance to discuss these new sessions and any other issues at Rushcliffe LC on Monday evening 7pm - come along and help define the direction the club will take - can't come? Comment on the Blog
to pool closures here
10/3/10 News New Sessions at Djanogly Pool  now going ahead see here.
Club Development evening for all members to contribute - see the Blog.
Junior Gala entries - don't forget you can enter online on the Blog.
Lenton Charity swim last weekend - see the Blog
5/3/10 News Long course training details for 14th March on the Blog here
2/1/10 News Proposed new sessions at Djanogly Pool are in a document in the members area here. All members should read this as your training sessions may be affected.
1/3/10 Updates Lots of good swims at the Counties on Saturday and more Midland times set - Well Done everyone!

Sports Centre League 20/2 detailed results from here

26/2/10 News Good Luck to all those swimming in the Counties at Mansfield tomorrow.

February Newsletter now available here (members area)

23/2/10 News Sports Centre League Saturday 20th - good swimming from a rapidly assembled team - points
18/2/10 News Long Course Training Sunday - see here
17/2/10 News
NOTE - the Lenton Session tonight has been Cancelled (the boiler is broken!). High School session is OK.

Junior Gala Entry (18th April) forms available here (members area).

Counties statistics & comment can be found on the new Leander Blog - here - see The 'Counties'
One other 'stand-out' performance was that of Georgie  Young - 1st in the 200m breaststroke, amazing for a Junior swimmer, setting a County Age Group record and a National qualifying time as well! - Excellent

Also on the blog, information on a swim across the Hellespont (remember Leander!) and 'Swimathon 2010'

16/2/10 News
Results for Spring Competition 2 now available here
15/2/10 News Well done to all (more than 40) of our swimmers  at Beechdale over the weekend for the County Championships. Lots of top 5 age group positions to report and some Midland qualifying times as well in a long and hot couple of days!
Special congratulations must got to Heavenly-Paige Gent and Megan Langton for gaining their first Midland Qualifying times, both in the 10 yrs age group.
More when the results have been analysed in detail...
12/2/10 News Leander has 74 swimmers in the County Championships - most will be swimming this weekend so 'Have Good Swims' to all of you. The draft programme and entries can be found here.
Make sure you are aware of the withdrawal rules
(see below)
11/2/10 News Important Note from the coaches:
Would all those swimmers who have previously been selected for rounds 1 and/or 2 of the Minor Gala (Spring) competition please note that the final round will be on March 27, 2010. This date clashes with the Nuneaton & Bedworth open meet (club supported) so please be aware that if selected you may have to leave the open early on Saturday.
Thank you in advance for your co-operation.
9/2/10 News
Training - the High School is still closed this week - see Training Page - Closures for alternative arrangements - note this affects Noel St. times this Friday as well (updated).

Good Luck to all (over 70) competing in the County Championships this weekend  - see here for important details about withdrawals - it could cost you money and more if you fail to comply!.

Full details now available for Minor Gala Spring Gala 2 (A & B) from results page here.

8/2/10 News Another fine win for Leander A in the Spring Competition Gala 2 at Bramcote.

Detailed Results from Minor Gala Spring 1 & Spring Gala1 now available from Results page

5/2/10 News

Points scores added to Results for Minor Gala 2
Detailed results for Minor Gala 1
See Results Page
Pool closures for Half-Term and beyond - see Closures page (under Training)

1/2/10 News More good team swims last Saturday in the Minor Gala League (Spring) Gala 2:
Leander A - 1st at Sutton
Leander B - 3rd at Retford
30/1/10 News Best Wishes to both Leander teams swimming tonight in Minor Gala League 2 and to those at the Long Eaton Open, Derby Baths tomorrow.
Also, a reminder that the 'free' hi-tech costumes from last year are not legal for competition now.
28/1/10 Update National Arena League Gala 3 (East Midlands Final) points, final league table and gala details now available from here at last.....(official times now added)
25/1/10 Updates
A good weekend of swims for Leander in the Spring Competition Gala 1
Leander A - Winners in their gala
Leander B - 3rd in their gala against strong opposition
Points scores

Another great Junior Gala - over 300 swims!
Thanks to all the swimmers, parents & helpers for all your time and efforts.
Results here
(members area) - also available from the results page.

Final Top 3 Junior Gala Position for 2009 also on Junior Gala page (here)

22/1/10 Updates Well done to both Leander teams in the first gala of the Minor Gala (Spring) League Gala 1.
Leander A (Hucknall) - Winners
Leander B (Sutton) - 2nd
Terrific performances! Points scores here

Updates to fixtures list

21/1/10 Update Junior Gala Draft Entry List now available in members area here
19/1/10 Updates
Many thanks to all the swimmers, officials and helpers for making the Sprint Meet on Sunday such a success. - well done to everyone!
Sprint Meet Event Results and rankings are available here


13/1/10 Updates Draft programme for Sprint Meet available here

Detailed results for Notts & District 3 (12/12) from here

12/1/10 Updates Fixtures List Updated
Full results for Sports Centre Gala 5/12/09 now available from here.
See also final league table for Div 2.
Photos of 'dancing' now available in members area here
10/1/10 Update Sprint Meet update - here
Training at East Leake Sunday (10th) is cancelled

The Sports Centre Gala at Retford tonight has been CANCELLED due to the weather.

8/1/10 News Note - Sports Centre Gala, Retford tomorrow
It is 7pm for 7:30 start. As of now (13:45) the gala is still on, but keep an eye on your e-mail for any updates.
The pool can be called on 01777 706500 if you want to check tomorrow.
6/1/10 News Pictures of Trophy Presentations now available in the members area here.
5/1/10 Update Long Course Training at Loughboro' now arranged - see 'Fixtures' for dates. This is aimed at 'senior squad' swimmers, and is on first come first served basis (there are lane number restrictions). Consult with your coach if in doubt about attendance.
4/1/10 Update Sprint Meet 2010 - Draft Entry List now available here
Any amendments or withdrawals to by Saturday 9th Jan please.
2/1/2010 News Happy New Year to all Leander members, parents & officials.

Don't forget the club Disco & Trophy Presentation Evening tonight at Meadow Lane 7:30

22/12/09 Update The bumper seasonal copy of The Octopus now available for download here (members area)
21/12/09 News Don't forget the Fun Swim tonight - Rushcliffe 6-8pm
Merry Christmas to all Leander Members
14/12/09 News
Another fine team performance in the Notts & District Gala - but again Leander finished 3rd overall. Points here

Don't forget your Junior Gala entry form here (member area), return by 16th Jan.

Updates to County Championships page (see under Fixtures - County Champs) - entries to Tony by 31st

Don't forget the Fun Swim at Rushcliffe next Monday (21st) and book Jan 2nd in your diary for the Trophy presentations and disco.

13/12/09 News Good and exciting performance at the Arena League, Coventry - but not quite enough. Leander finished 3rd, a mere 1 point behind 2nd place Lincoln Vulcans and 8 points behind City of Peterborough. Hard luck, but well done to all the team. Results
12/12/09 Update Also, for the team at the Notts & District Final Round travelling to N Notts (again) - have a good gala!

Christmas Shoppers - don't forget to use the Amazon link to the right - it generates cash for the club if you click through to Amazon that way.

11/12/09 Update Best wishes to the team swimming in the Regional Final of the National (Arena) League at Coventry on Saturday.

Full age group results from the Club Championships are now available in the member area here

9/12/09 Update Points from Sports Centre League 5th December here

Documents from the November AGM here (member area)

7/12/09 News Well swum to all those at Open Meets this weekend - lots of pbs - including at Sheffield where National Qualifying times were set by Katie Langton and Georgie Young, plus Georgia Hohmann, Fiona Donnelly, Ann Morris, Sam van der Schootbrugge.

Also, well done to all those at the Sports Centre League Sat (Bingham) - we came 2nd despite a few slight difficulties on the night......

NOTE - Entries for the Sprint Open are now closed - but sponsorship opportunities are still available see here

5/12/09 Update Also best wishes to those at the Chesterfield Open as well!
4/12/09 Update To all the Leander Swimmers at the City of Leicester Distance Meet over the weekend (including this evening) and to those at Nuneaton (Nuneaton & Bedworth Open) - Have Good Swims!
3/12/09 Update V2 Results from Club Champs Gala 4 here (member area)
2/12/09 News Well done Leander swimmers at the Bramcote Open last Sunday, Leander were top team. Megan Langton and Bethany Kendall were equal 2nd top girls. Adam Scotney was 10th of the boys.
Note - the County Qualifying times have been revised see here
1/12/09 Updates Provisional results from Club Champs Gala 4 here

Details of Christmas closures here

Updates to Fixtures list

28/11/09 News Congratulations to:
Georgia Hohmann who won the T.E. Clarke Award as the Notts ASA Top Junior 2009 (presented on the 14th). Georgia also won the 100m & 200m backstroke at the Midlands Short Course Champs in Corby earlier this month. Terrific stuff!

Best wishes to Leander swimmers in the Club Champs tonight and at the Bramcote Open on Sunday.

26/11/09 Update
& News
There is NO training at the High School tomorrow (Friday, 27th)
Final Club Champs Gala is at Bramcote on Saturday (28th) WU 6:00

Congratulations to 8yr old Summer Kennedy who represented the Midlands at Coventry in the ISA All England Nationals and gained Gold and Bronze Medals - Well done

25/11/09 Updates Provisional results from Club Champs Galas 1 to 3 now available here (members area)
24/11/09 Updates Fixtures & County Champs Pages updated
20/11/09 Updates Club Champs this weekend -
Gala 2 Tonight (Friday) at the High School - WU 6:30pm
Gala 3 Saturday at the University Pool - WU 6pm
Schedule of events here

Midlands Qualifying Times 2010 are available here (Age Group) and here (Youth)

16/11/09 News It is the Club AGM tonight - if you have a gripe or compliment - or want to help run the club then come along to Rushcliffe LC at 8pm and have your say.
15/11/09 News Saturday Night's galas can only be described as 'a series of unfortunate events'.
National Arena League (Lincoln) - we finished 2nd to Milton Keynes (as a result of some DQs) - but we will be in the final at Coventry on 12th December with a chance of winning... (Points & Details)
Notts & District (Retford) - also 2nd to Newark (we had 2 swimmers taken ill during the gala)
Some fantastic swims though - everyone tried their best! (Points & Details)
14/11/09 News

NOTE - The Club AGM is on Monday 16th Nov at Rushcliffe LC at 8pm. Agenda here
If you have issues to raise, then this is your chance to air them. Decisions which will affect all members are likely to be made at the meeting (such as fees) - so if you want to influence them be there!

12/11/09 Update Swimmers - don't forget your Leander Sprint Meet Entries (Leander members send to openmeets at leandersc or give to Michelle Craddock) Note - you can adjust your times if you need to after the club champs.
Also - don't forget the Race Sponsorship - races are being snapped up, so make sure you get your form in.
Open Meet Forms available here
10/11/09 Updates Full results for Minor Gala 3 from 31st Oct. here
9/11/09 News



Busy Weekend for Leander Swimmers
Saturday - Club Champs, Gala1, Bramcote- some very good swims. Results  here.
They are in the 'member' area (not results).

Sunday - Falcon Open, Beechdale. Despite a relatively restricted entry, Leander finished 2nd Club with many finalists. Leanne Martin & Louise Hamer were joint top girls and Megan Langton 3rd - excellent!

Saturday/Sunday - Midland Short Course Championships, Corby. Several swimmers representing Leander: Gemma Walker, Bethany Kendall, Liam Smith, Sophie Coldwell and Leanne Martin (who also managed to be at Falcon Open on Sunday!). Highlight - Sophie Coldwell achieved a 2010 National Qualifying Time in the 50m f/s - well done Sophie!
Several other Leander swimmers were also there swimming under the Nova banner. Well done to all of them.

Points Scores for the winning Leander Teams at Minor Gala League Gala 3 swims here

6/11/09 Updates Don't forget Club Championships Gala1, Saturday at Bramcote Pool. WU 6:00pm.
V5 of entry list from here

Also, good swims to all those in the Falcon Open on Sunday

5/11/09 Updates Club Championship Entries - V4 here
E-mail any corrections to clubchamps or info at or contact Phil Roberts
Events schedule also available from here
4/11/09 Updates

Congratulations to Sam van de Schootbrugge (star Leander swimmer in the Arena League Round 1) won the Senior boys 200IM at the ESSA Schools Swimming Championships at Crystal Palace in a new ESSA record time. He also formed part of the winning Senior Boys Freestyle Relay Team which broke the ESSA record in the heats and then went on to break its own record in the final.

2/11/09 Updates Club Championship Entries list now available to check from here (in members area as pdf file). E-mail any corrections to clubchamps or info at or contact Phil Roberts.

Detailed results for Minor Gala 2 - B Team (17/10) here and Sports Centre Gala 5 (24/10) here.

1/11/09 News Two top places in the Minor Gala League swims on Saturday. Leander's A team won the top 6 gala at Sutton (and the league) and the B team won their League swim at Bramcote. First class swims from both teams, well done
29/10/09 News Congratulations to Georgia Hohmann, who last weekend won the Intermediate Girls 100m. backstroke at the ESSA Schools Swimming Championships at Crystal Palace.
27/10/09 News Points from Minor Gala 2, B team here
Points from Sports Centre Gala 5 here
26/10/09 News Excellent swims at Sport Centre Gala last Saturday in Worksop - we were 2nd to CABS, but well done to all the younger swimmers especially. Also, a surprise appearance from Sam Carnell - thanks.

NOTE - NO training at Rushcliffe Monday, rest of the week as normal.

Also, due to Mansfield pool being closed, the Minor Gala top 6 Final will be at Sutton next Sat. 6:30 WU

Club Champs Entries are now Closed - thanks for all the last minute submissions!

22/10/09 Update October Issue (second edition - New added article) of 'The Octopus' newsletter is now available here.
20/10/09 Update Club Champs - If you want to avoid problems with the postal strike hand in your entry to a coach at a training session or give it direct to Phil at the High School session on Friday evening (later session).
Remember entries close on the 24th
Get your entry form  - here

Minor Gala Team A results available here

19/10/09 News Full results for Arena and Notts & District galas now available
See details links on results page
18/10./09 News Another win for Leander A in the Minor Gala League Gala2 on Sat. 17th at Bramcote. After a close fought contest Leander A drew ahead of Bramcote SC to win by 16 points. Good swims all round.

Note - Don't forget those Club Champs entries - they need to be in during this week! Entry forms here

You may need your Club Champs times for the Counties next spring - find the schedule and County Championship qualifying times here

15/10/09 News Note - Long course training on Sunday is from 7pm - 8pm. There are a few places left for senior squad swimmers , please contact Mark Moore if you are interested (or e-mail info if you can't get in touch).
14/10/09 Updates Full results now available for:
Sports Centre League 12th Sep here.
Junior Speedo Southern Region Final - here
11/10/09 News Stunning Victory in the Arena League Round 1
Yesterday at Grimsby, Leander scored a win with an emphatic 46 point lead over second place CASA
Great swims from all the team - well done! Points

Meanwhile, simultaneously at Retford in Gala 1 of the Notts & District League, Leander were second by just 1 point from Carlton Forum. Great effort from the team. Points

9/10/09   Leander is fielding teams at Round 1 of the 'Arena' National League (ex 'Speedo)  in Grimsby, and at the first round of the Notts & District League on Saturday (10th). Best wishes to both teams & supporters.

Note - the long course training on Sunday is for Junior Development swimmers only.

5/10/09 News &
Close to another National Final - but not quite. Leander finished 5th (we needed to be 4th or better) in the Southern Regional Junior (Speedo) League Final yesterday, in spite of excellent swims from the squad. Points
Thanks to all the swimmers, coaches, officials and the enthusiastic supporters for all their efforts.
CLUB Championships - yes it's that time again.
Entry form and rules now available here (members area). Closing date for entries is 24th Oct.
to Chris Sheppard on completing a very difficult channel swim last Tuesday.
3/10/09   Good Luck & Good Swimming to the squad in the Regional Final - National Junior (Speedo) Swimming League at Grays, Essex tomorrow (Sunday) afternoon.
1/10/09 Updates Reminder - No training at the High School this Friday
Updates to Fixtures list
30/9/09 Updates NOTE - High School training Wednesdays will be extended to 9:00pm from next Wednesday (7th Oct.)
Splits now added to Minor Gala A team results
Club supported Open Meet document added see here
28/9/09 Results Leander continues winning streak
Whiting Trophy (26/9) Leander winners (Details)
Minor Gala
(Autumn) Gala 1 (19/9):
Leander 'A' winners (Details) with Leander 'B' just pipped into 2nd (Details)

Junior Gala 4 (20/9) Results are available here - over 130 PBs set - well done swimmers & helpers!
7/9/09 Updates

A new Season Starts!
Training is now back in full swing - and swimmers are now finding which muscles they haven't been using over the summer.
The first Open with Leander swimmers has already taken place at Ponds Forge last Sunday (Worksop Dukeries).
Coming up:
Sports Centre League - Sep. 12th
New Parents Evening
- Sep. 14th
Junior Gala 4
- Sunday September 20th - entry form here.
Minor Gala League (Autumn) Gala 1- Sep 19th
National Junior Swimming League Southern Area Final - October 4th
Leander Open - your chance to sponsor an event - see here

Congratulations to:
Andrew Zawadski - At the British Learning Disability Championships in Sheffield, 22nd August, he gained 6 Golds, 5 pbs and set British & European records in the S14 class at 50m backstroke. Also, on 3rd Sep. at UK School Games he won 2 golds and a silver. Well done Andrew!

Fixtures & Open Meets Updated

19/8/09 Update Yet more National Youth Championship swimmers have been notified to us:
Jenny Young, Zara McLaren & Andrew Zawadski
At a guess this might be a 'Nationals' record for the club - so excellent!
6/8/09 Update More National Championship News
Francesca Hay swam in the Age Group Championships
Ann Morris, Gemma Walker & Katie Langton also swam in the Youth Championships
Well Done!
1/8/09 Update In an amazingly close 800m at the World Championships, Rebecca Adlington came home in 4th place, just missing a bronze. Good swim nevertheless.
31/7/09 Update Success for Leander swimmers at the ASA National Youth Championships (Ponds Forge). Up to now we have:
Gold - Georgia Hohmann (200 back)
Silver - Andy Mayer (200 fly)
Bronze - Fiona Donelly (100 back)
and good luck to Sophie Coldwell in the 50m f/s on Sunday.

Update on the National Age Group Championships:
Georgie Young also was a finalist in the 200 breast & 200 IM. Danielle Binks - finalist in 200 breast and Gabby Crawford - finalist 100 backstroke.

30/7/09 Update Another excellent swim from Rebecca Adlington at the World Championships in Rome this evening - anchoring the 4 x 200m relay to a Bronze Medal. Now for the 800m.....

Have a good summer break - to all our swimmers & parents/carers

29/7/09 Update Information and entry pack for Leander's 24th Open Sprint Meet (17th Jan. 2010 at Beechdale) is now available here (as pdf document)
28/7/09 Update Latest Newsletter available here (member's area)
27/7/09 News Well Done Rebecca! - 3rd in the 400 Freestyle at the World Championships yesterday
24/7/09 News Congratulations to Georgie Young & Hannah Meek for both gaining Gold Medals at the National Age Group Championships in Sheffield on the 22nd.

Don't forget the Fun Swim at Rushcliffe on Monday night (6 - 8pm).

16/7/09 News
Congratulations to Andrew Zawadzki for the award of 'Rushcliffe Junior Disabled Sportsperson of the Year' on 9th July.

Development Gala 2 (Sutton, 4th July) available here

Summer closures? - look here

13/7/09 Updates Junior Gala 3 results available here. Great to see many young swimmers collecting personal best times.

Well done to all the club swimmers at the Notts ASA Summer Gala last Sunday  (results available here) - the end of a long season of galas!

Also, Ann Morris collected a Bronze medal at the European Junior Swimming Championships in the 400m freestyle (also a Gold as part of the 200m relay squad). and Georgia Hohmann made the final of the 200m backstroke. Great Swims.

7/7/09 Update Photo gallery from Northern Open now in members area here - trophy presentations involving Leander swimmers (plenty of photos...)

It's Junior Gala 3 on Sunday (5th)
Best wishes to all the swimmers - especially those swimming for the first time, and all the young swimmers.
Relax & Enjoy!

1/7/09 News
Congratulations to all the swimmers at the Northern Open last Sunday - many pbs, finalists & trophies
A special commendation to Gabby Crawford who was joint 'Top Girl'. Well done to everyone & special thanks to Michelle & Mark for the poolside help.

Also, congratulations to all of the senior Leander swimmers on their excellent performances at the Scottish Nationals. Georgia Hohmann, Ann Morris, Fiona Donnelly, Becky Adlington, Andy Mayor and Helena Thornton all swam very well.

Our best wishes now go to Georgia and Ann who will be swimming for GB at the European Junior Championships in Prague starting July 8th

Notts & Derby Final detailed results here
Development League Gala 1 results here

27/6/09 Updates Leander has 35 swimmers participating in the Nottingham Northern Open tomorrow (Sunday)
Good Swimming to all of them.

Press release for Notts & Derby Final here

26/6/09 News Last chance to enter the Junior Gala (July 5th) - entries must be with Dave Scorer by tomorrow (27th) - entry form here
We Honour the Achievements at 'The Midlands' by Leander Swimmers
Congratulations to all our swimmers who took part in the Midlands Age Group Championships at Coventry.
In their own age groups there were top 5 finishes for Georgie Young (2), Hannah Meek (3) and Gabby Crawford (5) and top 10 finishes for Dani Binks (7) and Nick Hobbs (10).
Francesca Hay and Daniel Moore improved on last years positions whilst Leanne Martin battled on through injury.
Sam Carnell, Adam Scotney, Louise Hamer, Jessica Moore, Emma Lowry, Peter Amante-Roberts and Bethany Kendall all performed well in their first appearance. Well done all of them!

Updated 23/6 with Final Location

News Victory for Leander!
Yes - we won the Notts & Derby Final gala convincingly (points), and the league - so qualifying for the Southern Area Final in October (on  the 4th, at Blackshots Pool, Grays, Essex)
Well done the squad & coaches!
19/6/09 Updates Detailed results for Derby & Notts Gala 2 here
All the best to Leander Swimmers for the last final of this season - at Mansfield - for the Final of the Derby & Notts League - on Sunday
18/6/09 Update Summer pool closures listed here
Detailed results for National Cup Final and Spring League Final available now from results page
Well done to all swimmers at the Midlands
11/6/09 Update Changes to Fixtures & New Open Meets Page
9/6/09 Update Club Welfare and Behaviour Policies updated.
8/6/09 Update Junior Development Swimmers Log Book now available for download here (members area - you'll need to log-in)
Updates to Opens in Fixtures list.
6/6/09 News Best Wishes to all Leander swimmers at the Midlands Age Group Championships in Coventry this weekend and next.
Swim Well - Swim Fast!
3/6/09 Update Junior Gala (5th July) entry form now available here
All younger swimmers ( 12 or under) are encouraged to enter
24/5/09 Update


Don't forget the pool closures this week - see here
19/5/09 Update 'Bumper Cup Final Souvenir' Newsletter
now available here

2 events recommended for entry by the club
Information on the ASA Summer Gala is now available here
This is mainly 100m & 200m events with a limited entry for 400m - last chance for times before the summer.
Note - entries should be through the club not direct - talk to your coach.

Younger swimmers (to age 14)- Don't forget the Notts Northern Open on 28th June for 50m events (+ 100m IM)

18/5/09 Updates Results updated and details now available for Sports Centre Gala 3
Masters news updated, Welfare page updated
17/5/09 News Leander Winners at the Derby & Notts Gala by over 50 points from Eckington - well done the team! See results for points
16/5/09 News Best Wishes to the team at Hucknall for Gala2 of the Derby & Notts on Sunday afternoon.
11/5/09 Updates
& News
Evening Post (Monday 11th) has pictures of Leander and some 'interesting' captions...
Updates to Fixtures page
Points for Sports Centre Gala 25/4/09 (details soon)
10/5/09 News Saturday night (9th) - Leander Winners of the Spring Competition at Sutton Pool. Leander A won the gala by a large margin from CABSC, and hence the league overall. Leander B also put up a good performance finishing 6th but only by a few points.
Excellent swims from both teams, and a special thanks to the Meeks who came back early from a family wedding for Hannah to swim and for those who got off their sick beds so as to not let the team down. Also a little extra thank you to Anthony Tsolakis who stepped in at the last minute as cover.
8/5/09 News Another big weekend for Leander swimmers.
The Spring Competition Final at Sutton has both Leander A & B swimming - so around 60 of our swimmers will be in action there - should be exciting.
Have a good swim! Go Leander!
No respite for some though - the Haden Hill Open at Wolverhampton on Sunday sees more than a dozen Leander swimmers trying for Midland times - the last chance!
Good luck to them.
Also congratulations to Hannah Meek who set a National Qualifying time at 100m backstroke at the National Final
The next newsletter will have a full report and photos from the final
6/5/09 News Another National time for Leander!
Congratulations to Katie Langton who has set a qualifying time in the 100m backstroke.
5/5/09 News Congratulations to Sophie Coldwell who set a 50m f/s National Qualifying time at the Midland Youth Championships last weekend.
Also, well done to all the swimmers at Open Meets last weekend. Quite a few were at Ponds Forge for the Radford Open, and several younger members at the Rykneld Open.
Some excellent pbs set at both meets.
1/5/09 News We've had some publicity about our Cup Final appearance - see Evening Post  & Notts ASA
Also, there's a photo gallery in the member's area here
27/4/09 News Well we went to the Cup Final, the swimmers swam their hearts out, we cheered, we sweated, we waved flags and we all had a great time. Leander went in as10th seed apparently, and we finished in 9th so we improved on our ranking. So not only are we in the top 10 clubs, we can now say we are 9th best!
Well done the squad

Many thanks to the club coaches, officials and the supporters for all their efforts and support.

The Squad before setting off to Sheffield

See the results at:


24/4/09 News Leander had a mention on Trent FM this morning wishing us well for the Final. Thanks Leanne.
See 'Press Releases' for what we have to say about our participation in the National Final
23/4/09 News We have the Flags, Banners, Green Wigs, Robin Hood Hats - we may even get the kit - we are almost ready for Sunday. If you can't join us you can follow progress here live. See how Rebecca and our other International swimmers perform - as well as the rest of the squad.

Detailed results for Derby & Notts Round 1 are now available

20/4/09 News Are you ready? Cup Final Day for Leander on Sunday!
Best Wishes to the Squad for the
National League Cup Final at Ponds Forge
Go Leander!

More Midland Times for Leander Swimmers - well done at Rugby & Worksop Opens over the weekend

Masters Social soon - details
If you have entered Nott Northern Open (28th June) see here

7/4/09 News April Newsletter now available

Two more Leander swimmers called up for International duty - Georgia Hohmann & Ann Morris have been selected to swim in July at European Junior Championships in Prague.

6/4/09 Results Junior Gala 2 - Results available from here
Apologies - major computer problems delayed these
5/4/09 News Two great wins this/last weekend in close contests!
Sports Centre League - Leander winner details
Details to follow
Derby & Notts League - Leander winner details
Also - great swims by Leander members at Nuneaton & Bedworth Open on Saturday.
At the end of Saturday we were 3rd Club, despite having only a few swimmers - City of Leicester were 1st with a large squad, and the hosts 2nd, again with a large entry - so well done Leander.
Also, I hear we were still 3rd at end of Sunday - Excellent!
1/4/09 News Pool Closures for Easter and May - here
31.3.09 News Don't forget to contact Sue Davis asap to book your National League Cup Final tickets (Ponds Forge, Sheffield 26th April). It's worth going to support Leander even if you don't have children swimming.
I went to the B Final last year as a supporter and it was a really exciting event. We need all the noisy supporters we can get - it's a great day out so come along and support the club on this momentous occasion!
30/3/09 News Photos from County Championships presentations now available in the members area
29/3/09 News Well done both Leander teams last Sat (28th)!
Team A won the Minor Gala League Final & are League Winners
Team B second in the 'B' final (8th overall in the League!)

Points scores. Details now available
26/3/09 News A busy weekend coming up!
Sat. 28th - Minor Gala League Finals (A - Mansfield, B - Bingham)
Sun. 29th Junior Gala - High School 1:30pm
also Long Course Training Loughborough - 3pm - 5pm
23/3/09 News Well done all Leander Swimmers in the County Championships
Especially all those in the relays on Saturday
We featured in every final, had 10 first places, 4 seconds and 2 thirds in the Finals (out of 20 events). Special congratulations to the 16y Girls A & B teams who had an amazing 'dead heat' for first in the Medley Relay (it says in the official results so it must be true.- despite the evidence of our own eyes....) find the relay results here !
20/3/09 News At last! the final Counties Gala tomorrow - good swimming to all Leander swimmers in individual and relay events.
16/3/09 News Good Luck & Best Wishes to all the Leander Swimmers (Swimming as Nova Centurion) in the British Gas Championships at Ponds Forge this week. Mon - Fri
Esp. Helena Thornton, Georgia Hohmann, Rebecca Adlington (well done in the 400 & 800m events)
13/3/09 News Spring Competition Final 9th May.
Both Leander A & B are in the final.
Well done! We are hosting (with Worksop) - at Sutton....
Updates to fixtures list.
9/3/09 Update Don't forget the last Long Course session (for now) is on 22nd March 5-6pm
4/3/09 News You can see who we are competing against in the National League Cup (A) Final on 26th April at Ponds Forge here
2/3/09 News Junior Gala - 29th March - entry form in members area here
Well done Leander swimmers again at the Counties - after another long day at Mansfield!
Many Leander swimmers in BAGCAT age group top 10s
Results available here
26/2/09 Results And the gala that time forgot (almost).... (but a good win)
Sports Centre League 1, 10th Jan results now available
25/2/09 News & results Another set of results from the past now available - Notts & District Final last December 13th
February Newsletter now available
16/2/09 News Well done swimmers at the Counties - some good times set
through a couple of long tedious days.
Results available already here
13/2/09 News Good Luck and Good Swimming to all at the Counties
If for any reason you need to withdraw - see this link for details

At last! - the Speedo results from December are available!

9/2/09 News Pictures from the January Trophy presentation now available in Members area (you'll need to log-in)
9/2/09 Results Spring Competition (Sutton & Bramcote) Points & details
Team 1(A) - 2nd to CABS (only just...)
Team 2(B) - 3rd behind Worksop & Mansfield (that vital point...)
4/2/09 Results Junior Gala 1 (25/1/09) Results
3/2/09 Results Minor Gala (Spring) - Gala 2 (Mansfield & Worksop). Results
Team 1(A) - Winners,
Team 2(B) - 3rd - well done Team 2 against strong opposition
29/1/09 News Junior Gala Dates 2 - 4 now in fixtures list
26/1/09 News Updates to Fixtures (opens added)
Spring Competition (Mansfield & Arnold)
Team 1 - Winners, Team 2 - 2nd Excellent performances both teams. Results (both teams available)
22/1/09 Results Minor Gala (Spring) Gala 1 (Mansfield & Sutton) results available
Team 1 - Winners, Team 2 - 2nd. Well swum both teams
21/1/09 Results Open results, individual and club rankings
are now available on the website here

A big thanks to all helpers and swimmers at the
Leander Open on Sunday 18th Jan.

14.12.08 News Nottingham Leander have won the National Swimming (Speedo) League East Midlands. This is the first time the club have won this league. It means that Leander will now compete in the National A Final for the first time and is counted in the top 10 clubs in the country. NO other Nottingham club has achieved this for over 20 years!
Congratulations to all swimmers, coaches and supporters.
See other news on the BLOG

Many thanks to the ongoing sponsors of
Nottingham Leander SC

Leander International Swimmers 2010
Georgia Hohmann
Fiona Donnelly
Sam van der Schootbrugge
Ann Morris
(Open Water)

Rebecca Adlington
Olympic double gold medal winner in Beijing 2008 at 400m and 800m freestyle.

Rebecca has swum for Nottingham Leander in local and national leagues, swimming in the Speedo National 'B' final in May 2008.
Initially selected  for Leander in the National Final on 26th April 2009. Unfortunately injured on the day, but came as a supporter - thanks Rebecca.


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