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PTL & Forest Feast Aquasprint Galas 2018-2019

Be sure to check the gala list on the Wed night before the gala to confirm your attendance. We try to give everyone a swim throughout the season, so if you can’t make it just let us know and we’ll give someone else the opportunity to represent PASC. Home Galas Catering for 2018-2019 Boys: Bring…

Tenerife Training Camp for Lillie-May

Best wishes to Lillie-May who was selected to join Ulster Schools’ Swimming Training Camp in Tenerife during mid-term.

PASC at SU Schools Cup & Championships

Well done to all PASC Swimmers who competed in the Swim Ulster Schools Cup & Championship event.  Congratulations to any first timers, swimmers who encouraged their team & other PASC swimmers, those who achieved PBs, final & podium places and a qualifying time for the Irish Minor Gala at the National Aquatic Event in Feb…

PASC Success at SU Autumn Qualifying Gala

Congrats to 7 PASC swimmers who competed in last weekend’s Swim Ulster Qualifying Gala. 5 podium places achieved: Daniel 3rd 200m back, Lillie-Mae 1st 50m & 3rd 100m fly, Ross 2nd 50m & 200 breast. In addition, 6 x top 6 final places were achieved by Daniel, Hannah, LM & Ross. Well done to everyone…

Big splash for PTL Team

The PTL team were AWAY to Lecale last Saturday for their first gala of the season.  PASC were greeted with a warm welcome by their hosts and the atmosphere was one of fun and teamwork.  Lots of races at the event meant many got to swim, with some swimming 50m for the first time at…

Forest Feast Aquasprint Dates 2018-2019 season

The full Calendar will be published in the next few days, but here’s the all important Forest Feast Aquasprint dates for the season ahead. Sat 19th Jan 2019: AWAY to Lurgan Sat 30th Mar 2019: AWAY to Larne Sat 13th Apr 2019: HOME to City of Belfast Sat 4th May 2019: HOME to Breifne Fri…

Mini Waterpolo Kicks off at PASC

It was all fun and games at Cascades on Saturday when PASC had it’s first water polo session, which was overseen by the Club’s newly qualified mini water polo Coaches.  Our thanks to Ian for leading this initiative and it was clear everyone had a great time.   Mini water polo will continue each Sat 9.00…

Olympic Park Training for PASC Swimmers

On 15th – 17th September, a selected team of 23 swimmers from Ulster Schools attended a 3-day training camp in the London Aquatic Centre.   We are proud of 3 PASC swimmers below who qualified: Anna, Daniel & Megan who trained hard, met new friends and had a great swimming experience.  Pictures posted on the club…

PASC make big splash at Big Bay Festival

Well done to everyone who took part in Swim Ulster’s Open Water “Big Bay Festival” which was enjoyed by many swimmers and coaches.  We hope to see you at more events in the future.  Congratulations PASC.

Thursday Swimming New Times

Starting this week on Thursday 6th Sep 2018 we will have a new time for Thursday evening swimming and we are trialling a new format which will hopefully lead to consistency across the whole year vs the split model we had before (PTL Jan to Sep; Aquasprint Jan to Jun). PTL aged swimmers (born 2006…

Land Training Starts Thur 13th Sep 2018

Building on the enthusiasm & success of last season’s land training we are again running with it this season, starting next week on Thursday 13th Sep 2018. These sessions are open to ALL LARGE POOL SWIMMERS from Yellow to Gold squad and are an excellent supplement to our swimming sessions building core strength, flexibility, co-ordination…

Water Polo – Coming Soon

Following on from the survey completed last season by parents and swimmers it has been decided to introduce Mini-Polo to the PASC training schedule with the aim of playing internal competitions, friendly matches against other clubs and also enter teams in tournaments. The benefits of mini polo are well documented and include improving fitness and…

PASC Achieve Clubmark!

On 22nd November 2017, Swim Ireland invited PASC’s Head Coach, Conor McKeown, to attend their Annual Awards’ Ceremony in Co. Mayo. This event recognised the 2016 Olympians, International Swimmers and other worthy winners, which included PASC. Clubmark is a quality standard for sports clubs which PASC has been accredited with having evidenced compliance in the…