Home Trophy Gala

15th June 2019

Well it has been several years but it had to come to an end eventually - congratualtions to Wycombe who took home our Trophy with a really strong performance. Aylesbury Blue came second ahead of Witney, 4 Shires, Aylesbury Yellow and Henley. Despite not winning the gala there were many really great swims from swimmers in both teams. Lots of PBs and some excellent racing. 

Many thanks to Mark, Ellen, Vicki and Chris for your help poolside and to our great team of officials and helpers who continue to ensure our galas are the best run - bar none!

Full results are on the results page

Meet and greet cake sale - Friday 7th June 5.30-8.30pm

6th June 2019

Please support this event if you can. There will be a cake sale (proceeds to Wheelpower), information desk and club kit on sale. It is a great opportunity to meet other club members, coaches, volunteers and committee members, and get to know a bit more about the club. Cake donations would be most welcome (please provide a list of ingredients). See you there!

MKJL Round 1

2nd June 2019

Well done to all our young swimmers taking part in the first round of the junior league. We were well deserving of our third place finish on the night with Jean-Rae Annat, Frances Starsmore (both swimming in the competition for the first time) and Charles Raines winning their events and taking maximum points. We had a number of other Junior League debutants last night including; Ruby Robinson, Keisha Demafeliz. Megan Johnson, Jacob Moult, Billy Robinson, Lucas Farlam and Carla Harder (competing in an amazing 7 races). Full results are on the results page.

SE Regionals 2019 - Day 6

25th May 2019

The final day of the SE Regionals for Aylesbury was all about Millie in the 50m backstroke, and she didn't disappoint. With the second fastest time by an Aylesbuy swimmer ever she booked a place in the final where she went on to finish an impressive 6th. Her time also puts her in with a shout of English Nationals.

So that's it for the 2019 Regionals. Well done to all our swimmers who competed in what is one of the toughest regions in the country with some age groups boasting over 700 swimmers. Puts a top 30 finish into perpective!

LB Open Meet

14th May 2019

Well done to all our swimmers who competed at the weekend in the LB Open Meet at Bletchley. Overall we won 45 medals (22 gold, 12 silver and 11 bronze) and set 49 personal bests. We even had 11 swims where swimmers gained a speeding ticket for going faster than the entry time.

Many thanks to Heather, Kerry, Elise and Ilana for their help poolside in supporting the team and many thanks too to all swimmers who behaved impeccably throughout the day.

The results are now on the results page.

SE Regionals 2019 - Day 5

12th May 2019

In her first Regionals, Amber was up next in the 50m Breaststroke and stormed to a 1 second improvement on the time she set two weeks ago, dipping under 40 seconds to finish 18th. A very mature performance and great swiim.

So one more day to go - with Millie going in the 50 backstroke at the end of the month

SE Regionals Day 4

11th May 2019

It was the turn of our juniors at the SE Regionals in Crawley. Oli kicked off with more than a second off his best time to finish 30th in the 50 back. Millie set one of the fastest 50 fc times by any Aylesbury swimmer to finish 20th. She then went on to set a superb time and another personal best in the 100 backstroke to finish 14th. 

Tomorrow is an Amber day! 

SE Regionals 2019 - Day 3

6th May 2019

In the final day of the championships we had a large contingent poolside flying the ADSC flag. In the 200 freestyle Charlotte grabbed a PB to finish 15th. In the 200 IM both Libby and Charlotte were on PBs to finish as reserves for the final in 12th and 11th respectively.

In the 50 breaststroke, Jessica and Izzy both improved on the times they set last weekend to finish 26th and 12th respectively. In the same event Elle set a PB and all time club record and possible National opportunity to make the final where she placed an impressive 6th.

In the 50 backstroke, Josh set a PB to finish 14th, Joe was just off his best to finish 13th and Dan set a decent time in his heat to make the final where he set the same time again to place 8th.

Well done to all our senior swimmers - a great weekend of swimming.

Next week it is the time of our junior swimmers, Millie, Ollie and Amber and we move to Crawley.

SE Regionals 2019 - Day 2

5th May 2019

Day 2 of the Regionals in Wycombe was all about our girls in the 200m breaststroke. With all four of our qualifiers adept in the short course version of the event, where their quality turns really help, the long course version is a completely different experience. 

Jessica kicked off proceedings with a personal best to finish 19th. Izzy also set a personal best to finish 13th. Libby and Charlotte both had strong swims to finish just outside their best times in 13th and 15th respectively.

Final day tomorrow.

 

SE Regionals 2019 - Day 1

4th May 2019

We kicked off our Regional campaign today with the boys 100 backstroke. Joe had a solid swim to come 22nd and Dan swam a PB to finish in 9th and first reserve for the final.

Charlotte was on PB to finish 21st in the 50 backstroke. Izzy set a PB in the 200 fly to finish 10th and second reserve for the final and in the same event Mya was on PB to finish 15th.

In the 100 breaststroke, Jessica improved on her PB from last week by over a second to finish in 17th. Despite not long finishing the 200 fly, Izzy swam faster than she did last weekend to finish 13th. Elle, representing Aylesbury for the first time, set a PB to make the final where she went on to dip under 1.18 for the first time to finish an impressive 6th.

Well done to all our swimmers - same again tomorrow.

Wycombe Sprint Meet - Saturday 27th April 2019

27th April 2019

Congratulations to all of our swimmers competing at the Wycombe open meet today. With 35 swims personal best times our swimmers definitely brought their A game along. Many also picked up a hatful of medals (38 in total) one of which went to the oldest competitor in the pool (much to her grand-daughters annoyance!). There was even a cheeky little club record from Zac in the 50 fly.

Many thanks to Vicki and Mark for their help poolside and to Gary, Tanya and Jo for supporting the meet as officials.

All the results are on the results page

Wycombe End of Season LC Meet 20/21 July 2019 - entries open

24th April 2019

Details of the above meet are now available on Swim Manager. Please ensure that your paid entries are submitted by Friday 3rd May 2019, as this meet is popular and first come, first served.

If possible please pay online, but cheques/cash can be passed on to Elaine on a Friday evening at the stadium if required.

Any problems, please e-mail meetentry@adsc.org.uk or speak to one of the coaches.

Level 2 Teachers

23rd April 2019

Congratulations to Grace, Elise and Mya who both passed the Level 2 Swimming Teaching Qualification last week.

Chiltern League Round 3

13th April 2019

Well done to all our swimmers who competed last Saturday in the final round of the Chiltern League. Once again over 20 PBs were achieved and with several swims faster than the NFT we didn't pick up a heap of points - but that is not the point of the competition.

Many thanks to Chris for sorting the team whilst  I was away assisted by Heather and Kerry.

The results are now on the results page.

Maxwell Open Meet 22/23 June 2019 - entries open

13th April 2019

Details of the Maxwell Open meet are now available on Swim Manager. Paid entries must be submitted by 17th May 2019. If possible, please make payment online. Any questions please e-mail meetentry@adsc.org.uk or speak to one of the coaches.

NPLQ Courses

31st March 2019

We have been advsied of two lifeguarding courses that are running over the Easter holidays.

The first is being run by Ian Olgilvie and Debbie Morgan at Alfriston School, Beaconsfield 8-12th April at Alfriston School. For more details please contact Rob LLoyd rob.lloyd@valesafetytraining.co.uk The cost is £230.00.

The second course is being offered at Aqua Vale on the same dates. The cost is £250, less a £50 discount being offered for our members. AV will also be offering a part time job top those who are succesful. Contact Freddie Tomlins for more details. fredericktomlins@everyoneactive.com

 

Chiltern League Round 2

16th March 2019

Well done to all our swimmers who competed tonight. Once again lots of great swimming with over 20 PBs, one of which from Soheil was an amazing 10 seconds! We came away 3rd on the night with 14 swims too fast affecting our total. Back to the drawing board on team selection again! Final round is on 6 April.

Many thanks to Kerry, Libby, Josh and Becky for their help poolside. Full results are on the results page.

Maxwell Open Meet

10th March 2019

Congratulations to our 60 plus swimmers who took part in the Maxwell Open Meet. There was some really great swimming across all age groups with many swimmers improving their personal best times and many by a fair margin. Overall we came away with 55 medals including (16 gold, 23 silver and 16 bronze). Special well done to our 9-11 year old swimmers who made finals:-

  • Carl Harder (3 finals with two bronze) 
  • Louis Zientek (2 finals with a silver)
  • Reya Farlam (2 finals with a bronze and silver)
  • Megan Johnson (2 finals)
  • Hannah Bolton, Ellis Bunce, Robert King (all with 1 final)

Many thanks to Mark, Ellen and Chris for all their help poolside. Results are on the results page.

SE Regional - latest qualifiers

26th February 2019

A list of the swims since 1 June 18 that are within 10% of the region's considered time are shown here. Times that are qualifying, considered and within 3% of considered are highlighted. Entries will be via Swim Manager and will open shortly. 

Chiltern League Round 1

23rd February 2019

What a great start to our Chiltern League adventure of 2019. Although we were 4th on the night we did end up with all bar two swims as PBs, 19 of which went below the "no faster time" and so scored no points. A few changes to make for the next round!

Many thanks to Vicki, Chris, Libby, Becky, Josh, Izzy, Millie and Jessica for their help and support poolside and to our great team of volunteers and officials for ensuring that we were all done well before 7.

Results are on the results page. 

Leighton Buzzard Springboard Meet 12th May 2019

21st February 2019

Entries to this meet are currently open on swim manager, and close on Friday 1st March 2019. Please ensure that your paid entries are submitted by then. This meet is ideal for those swimmers with little competition experience, full details are available within the documents section. Any problem, please e-mail meetentry@adsc.org.uk.

Wycombe Sprint Meet - Saturday 27th April 2019

21st February 2019

Entries for the Wycombe sprint meet are open on swim manager and close on Sunday 24th February at 6.30pm. Please ensure that your paid entries are submitted by then. Any problems, please e-mail meetentry@adsc.org.uk.

County Championships 2019 - Summary

19th February 2019

With the results now loaded the headlines from the 2019 Championships are as follows:-

  • 39 swimmers in individual events and a further 17 in relays (56 in total)
  • 147 PBs
  • 15 Club records (Zac, Millie (2), Izzy (2), Mya (2), Tom, Charlotte (4), junior (Josh, Zac, Bailey and Harry) and senior (Dan, Joe, Tom and Oli) boys relay (2)
  • 84 top 8 finishes
  • 2 gold (Dan, Charlotte)
  • 3 silver (Millie, Dan, Charlotte)
  • 5 bronze (Millie, Dan (2), Mya and Izzy)
  • 1 junior bronze (Izzy)
  • 1 senior relay bronze (Dan, Joe, Tom and Oli)
  • 1 senior gold and county champion (Dan)

Well done to every one of the 56 swimmers who took part and helped create many special moments.

County Championships 2019 - Day 7

17th February 2019

So after 6 days of competition I am not sure we could believe that we had left the best until last with 18 finals making it our most successful day's competition ever, 

In the girl's 100 backstroke; Millie (5th), Libby (4th)  and Charlotte (4th) breaking her sister's overall club record. In the boy's 100 free; Dan (4th) and Joe (5th). In the girl's 50 breaststroke; Amber (4th). Izzy (5th) in a new club record and Charlotte (7th). In the boy's 50 back; Charles Raines (6th), Ollie Clegg (5th), Harry (7th), Josh (6th), Oli Kenton (7th), Joe (5th) and Dan taking gold and in so doing becoming overall County Champion for the first time!

In the girl's 200 fly; Leilani (6th), Mya (bronze) in a new club record and Izzy (4th) in a new club record. Mya and Izzy went on to the final where Mya placed 7th and Izzy went on to take the overall junior bronze. In the girl's 200 breaststroke Jessica (6th), Izzy (4th) and Charlotte broke the club record to take silver in the open age group and placed 8th in the final.

In the girl's senior medley relay both teams came in the top 8 with Lilly, Jessica, Mya and Lottie improving on their entry time by over 3 seconds to take 8th and Millie, Izzy, Libby and Charlotte just missing the podium in 4th. 

In the boy's senior free relay Josh, Zac, James Phillips and Dan Riddick finished 14th and then Dan, Tom, Joe and Ollie broke the club record to miss the podium by a finger nail to fininish 4th.

Many thanks to Mark, Ellen and Vicki for all their help poolside along with a great team of swimmers who once again provided the loudest support of all. All the results will be published shortly.

County Championships 2019 - Day Six

16th February 2019

The penultimate day of the championships continued in the same vein as the previous 5 days with all of our swimmers stepping up when it mattered. Once again over 50% of the swims were personal best times and we made 13 more finals. 

In the girl's 100 fly; Leilani (8th). Charlotte (8th). Izzy (7th) and Libby (6th). In the boy's 100 breaststroke Dan came (8th). In the girl's 50 freestyle. Millie (silver) in a new club record and Charlotte (5th). In the boy's 50 fly; Harry (5th), Zac (7th), Tom (7th) in a new club record and Dan (6th).

In the 200 freestyle; Charlotte broke the overall club record to take gold in the open age group, finishing 6th overall in the final. In the 200 IM; Dan took a superb bronze in the overall championship.

In the junior relays our teams once again beat their entry times with our boys freestyle teams finishing 12th (James, John, Max and Ollie) and 5th (Josh, Zac, Bailey and Harry) in a new club record. In the girl's medley Lottie, Jessica, Georgina and Kianna (12th) and Millie, Izzy, Leilani and Ilana (7th).

One more day to go and but lots more opportunities to leave a club legacy.

County Championships 2019 - Day Five

10th February 2019

Day 5 of the County Championships certainly met all expectations when it came to creating special moments. Lots of great swims across all age groups with again nearly half of the swims being personal best times. 11 finals this time with Charlotte (5th) kicking off in the 100 free and breaking the magic 60 seconds for the first time in the heat and final. A project that has lasted over three years and a fine example of where belief, persistance and hard work can eventually pay off.

Charles Raines (4th) Ollie Clegg (6th), Harry (6th) Josh (7th), Joe (7th) and Dan (bronze) in the 100 backstroke. Millie (bronze) in a superb club record, Charlotte (7th) and Libby (5th) in the 50 backstroke. Dan (5th) in the 50 breastsroke. 

In the 200's Zac set a personal best in the fly to finish 4th and Millie took several seconds off her PB to finish 8th.

In the relays, all of our teams went faster than their entry time with our girl's A team (Libby, Millie, Lilly and Charlotte) finishing 5th in the freestyle relay and our boy's A team (Dan, Joe, Tom Moslin and Oli Kenton) making club history by finishing with bronze in a new club record in the medley relay. Great to see so many of our swimmers poolside putting away their phones, cheering on their team mates and being part of the moment.

Full results are on the results page. Same again next weekend please.

County Championships 2019 - Day Four

9th February 2019

Quick catch-up on events in the pool at the County Championships on day four and a big well done to every one of our swimmers who took part, ensuring 50 percent of swims were personal bests. We had 13 finals from Oli Clegg (8th), Harry Phillips (8th), Zac Arnold (8th) and Joe Walker (8th) in the 100 fly. Jessica Creasy (4th), Izzy Carroll (bronze) and Charlotte Neill (5th) in the 100 breaststroke. Charles Raines (4th) in his first county final, Joe Walker (7th) and Dan Morgan (6th) in the 50 free. Charlotte Neill (8th) and Libby Blissett (6th) in the 50 fly. Finally Charlotte Neill (6th) 200 IM, qualifying for the final in a new club record. All of our junior relays also went faster than their entry time with our boys A team (Josh, James Crawford, Zac and Harry) finishing a creditable 5th in the freestyle relay.

Further detailed results to follow after some more excellent racing tomorrow. 

Training Changes this weekend

8th February 2019

Check out the training changes this weekend due to the County Championships.

Committee vacancy

6th February 2019

As you may be aware our current Chair, Simon, has announced that he will be stepping down from the role at the next AGM in November. This leaves a rather critical vacancy! Simon has put together a document that outlines the key duties of the Chairperson which you can read here

We would like to be able to appoint a Chairperson Elect by the end of April so that there is a long period of handover in the run up to taking on the responsibility from November. If you would like to find out more,  please don't hesitate to contact Simon Barber or Gary Blissett (Vice Chair) for an informal chat.

Expressions iof interest in the role need to be made in writing / email by the end of March. 

Awards Evening

3rd February 2019

Last night we held our annual awards evening and once again the numbers attending were up on last year in what was an opportunity to celebrate successes in and out of the pool.

Winning the female swimmer of the meet was Hannah Bolton and the male winner was Ted Devlin. Squad awards went to Whirley Field, Danny Munir, Cyrus Khamnian, Charlotte Wayep Leumfo, Daniel Prikryl, Sophia Davies, James Davies, Lucy Thompson, Alys Elmidoro, Millie Brindle and Max Moult. The Stockland Trophy went to Gary Blissett and the Wilmot Dixon Trophy went to Lilly Neill.

With so many deserving swimmers to now choose from selecting team captains gets tougher each year. The Team Captains for 2019 are Emily Sampson, Becky Lee, Josh Childs and Tom Moslin and the Club Captain is Libby Blissett.

Many thanks to our departing captains; Mya, Sian, Dan and Bailey who have joined a select and special band of individuals as former captains.

Finally big thanks to Clare and her team of helpers for arranging the night and sorting out all of the trophies. It definitely looked like everyone had a great time.

2019 County Championships - Day 3

20th January 2019

Day 3 of the Championships took place at the Aqua Vale and kicked off with the 400 IM for girls. Kianna (-5 sec), Leilani (-12) and Jessica (-1) all set PBs with Jessica finishing 8th in her age group. Mya also claimed a top 8 spot with 6th. In the 400m free; Noah (-5 sec), Will (-11), Ollie (-7) and Harry (-10) all set PBs to move up the rankings with James just off his best time. In the girl's 400 free; Lucy (-1), Reya (-14), Emily Curtis (-9), Ilana Riley (-1) and Jessica (-13) all set personal best times to improve their rankings with Mya and Georgina just off their best times. In the boy's 400 IM Zac was our sole swimmer bettering his best time by 2 seconds to improve his standing.

Detailed results will be published later this week.

In the girl's 11/12 age group relay; Nicole Orimoloye, Megan Johnson, Ruby Robinson and Hannah Bolton were making their county debuts. In the medley relay Amber Amesbury, Nicole, Megan and Ella Brothers smashed their entry time by 12 seconds to finish 20th. Ruby replaced Nicole in the freestyle relay to set another great time to finish 22nd. Lucy Burnham, Amber Curtis, Reya and Hannah took 4 seconds of their entry in the medley relay to finish 5th although we later found out that a strange infringement resulted in them being disqualified. They did go on to to finish 7th in the freestyle relay.

In the 13/14 age group relay; Stephanie Beveridge, Sophie Francis-Baker, Emily C. and Connie King went quicker than their entry time in the medley relay to finish 13th. Olivia Brookes came in for Stephanie and Leilani came in for Emily in the freestyle relay to once again improve on their entry time and ranking to finish 10th. Millie Brindle, Kianna, Leilani and Georgina came 6th in the medley relay and took an impressive 7th in the freestyle relay with Emily replacing Leilani.

A breakdown of the relay splits can be viewed on the results page.

Huge congratulations to all of our swimmers, who once again showed they can step up when in matters. Roll

Grammar School - Week Commencing 14/1/19

14th January 2019

Just to confirm that training at the Grammar Schools is back on this week.