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Swim Ulster Skills Camps

Swim Ulster are again running their hugely popular swim camps during August. Ballymoney 13-17th August Newry 13-17th August Omagh 20-24th August Cookstown 20-24th August These courses are aimed at competitive swimmers in Red squad (maybe some advanced Green) and above, and booking are made direct with Swim Ulster on a first come first served basis.…

PASC success in the open water

It’s been a busy weekend for our swimmers: Ella, Alex, Eva & Lauren joined parents & coaches to complete the open water swim of 1.5k at the Rock, Warrenpoint!  Pics on the club facebook pages.

Swim Ulster Swim Festival

What a successful day for our 9 swimmers Max, Joshua, Leon, CJ, Jessica, Emma, Jodi, Lucy and Emily at the Swim Ulster Swim Festival in Newry today with PBs, podium places and division 2 times for Joshua and Emma. Max getting 1st places in 100m fly, 100m back, 100m free and 3rd in freestyle relay. Joshua getting…

Well done Aquasprint Swimmers

Well done to PASC swimmers who had great night at the Forest Feast Aquasprint Swim Off Finals in Bangor last Friday who particularly enjoyed their treat in Applegreen on their way home!  More photos on the club’s social media pages.

UAG Success for Lillie-May

Congratulations to Lillie-May who won the 100m fly in Swim Ulster’s Age Group Championships at Bangor with a new PB of 1:10 and well into her Division 1 time. Great result 🙂  

60 Swimmers Try-a-Tri

Well Done to the 60 swimmers who took part in the club’s 3rd Mini Triathlon last Saturday.  Thanks to all the volunteers who helped and to the coaches for organising the event, especially Coach Steve. More photos on the club facebook page.

Antrim Junior Championships Success

Well done to our 6 swimmers who competed in the Antrim Junior Championships last weekend – all our swimmers either achieved PBs, podium places or Division 2 times.  Max achieved 3rd place in the 100m Fly and Josh achieved a Division 2 time in the 200m Breast event. Well done everyone!

Success at Swim Ulster Development Gala

Congratulations to our 23 swimmers who competed in the Swim Ulster last Development Gala of the season in Lisburn yesterday. Lots of PBs all round with 11 podium places achieved which included 3 swimmers picking up 2 medals each. In total there were 5 gold, 5 silver and 1 bronze. Well done everyone and thanks to our…

Success for PASC Junior Swimmers

Well done to our 7 swimmers who competed at the Ards Junior Gala today once again achieving PBs, final and podium places.  Pictured below is Emma with her gold medal for 50m fly & sister Jodi who picked up 3rd place for the 50m free.  Also swimming in the morning was Leon below with 3…

Division 1 Times for Daniel & Ellen

Congratulations to Daniel & Ellen who attended Swim Ulster Youth & Senior Championships in Bangor achieving personal best timings and Division 1 Times for Swim Ireland’s Division 1 Competition in Dublin this summer. Great achievement!

Sunny times for Lillie-May

Well done to Lillie-May who has been selected by the Ulster Schools Swimming Association for the 2018 Tenerife Camp following her qualifying times at the Secondary Schools Championships. Lillie-May secured a place in the finals for the fly and back, picking up a bronze in the backstroke.  The top 10 girls and top 10 boys…

Strong performance by PASC Aquasprint Team

Well done to PASC’s Aquasprint Team who had a strong performance at HOME on Sat 14th April when competing against Lecale: 251 v 149.  Well done everyone in swimming your best and thank you to all parent volunteers who made the gala happen. Next up will be the Aquasprint Swim Off on Friday 8th June…

Enniskillen Gala Update

Well done to Alex, Colm, Daniel, Dmitry, Ella, Joshua, Max, Megan, Rebecca and Ross who took part in the Lakelanders Open Gala at Enniskillen with many achieving personal best timings. Congratulations to medallists: Ross who achieved 1st place for 100m breast, to Megan securing 3rd place in the 100m fly and to Daniel who had…

Cascades Swimmer at Commonwealth Games

David Kerr who is a Para Triathlete and who does most of his swimming training in Cascades (as well as with the Ulster Squad in Bangor Aurora at 5am some mornings) is competing at the Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast Australia. We wish David every success and we’ll post his competition schedule so you can…

Irish Open Championships – Wed 4th to Sun 8th Apr

This is the top level of competition in Irish swimming this year and is the only opportunity for swimmers to qualify for the European Senior Championships in Glasgow, European Junior Championships in Helsinki and World Youth Olympic Games in Buenos Aires during the Summer of 2018. If you’re free then head along to the NAC…