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More swimmers reach gala point goals
Posted by lisa on 13 May
After the May Sprints 1 gala three more swimmers received rewards.
Bobby Evans, boys vice captain, received his purple 100 points hat.
Isabel Winsborough and Ellie Carter both received a Sharks water bottle for achieving 50 gala points.
Well done Bobby, Isabel and Ellie.
Alfie reaches 500 gala points
Posted by lisa on 12 May
Alfie has been swimming with Sharks for the last 7 and a half years, he started as an eight year old in 2015. Over his time he has competed in numerous Open Meets, Club Championships, May Sprint galas, team galas and has on several occasions represented Sharks at the Yorkshire Swimming Championships.
Alfie has now reached 500 gala points and gain his gold Sharks swimming cap.
Well done Alfie.
Sprint Ladder now up and running
Posted by lisa on 11 May
The sprint ladder is now up and running for 2022.
The Sprint ladder runs from January till December each year, within Sharks.
Points are awarded when a swimmer makes an improvement on a Personal Best time already set. The time improvement is converted into points and all points are added to give an overall total. Each squad has its own sprint ladder.
All Open meets, Club Championship and May Sprints events are included in the sprint ladder. All distances in all 4 strokes are included as well as the Individual Medleys.
Both long Course (50m pool) and short course (25m pool) have a different set of personal best times for each swimmer.
If you are fortunate enough to be promoted into the next squad, then your points will automatically move onto your new squads sprint ladder.
May Sprints Gala 2 Closing Date Extended
Posted by lisa on 10 May
The closing date for May sprints gala 2 has been extended for another week.
The decision was taken to allow the new members of the Club time to enter.
The new closing date is now the 19th of May.
Beth Lewis receives her first gala point reward
Posted by lisa on 26 April
Beth Lewis is the next swimmer to gain a gala points reward this year.
Beth has completed her first 10 galas as a Shark and received her Sharks water bottle. Well done Beth.
Gala points can be obtained by swimming at Club Champs, May Sprints and any Open Meet. Is it time to start collecting your gala points?
Scunthorpe Anchor Remembrance Day Meet
Posted by lisa on 25 April
Details of the Remembrance Day A/B/C Gala have been emailed out.
If you would like any help, on how to enter an Open Meet gala, the Coaching team or any Committee member will be happy to help.
Scunthorpe Anchor Remembrance Day Gala
Sunday 13th November 2022, at the Pods, Scunthorpe
Age groups : 9yrs, 10yrs, 11yrs, 12yrs ,13yrs, 14yrs and 15yrs & over.
50m freestyle, backstroke, breaststroke and butterfly
9-12yrs 100m individual medley
13yrs + 200m individual medley
9yrs ungraded with no-cut offs
all other ages A/B/C grades
all heat declared winners
May Sprints Galas
Posted by lisa on 24 April
Please be aware the closing dates for the May Sprints Galas are fast approaching. Gala 1 is the 28th April, Gala 2 is the 12th May.
Please return entry forms asap, late entries may not be accepted.
These galas are a great introduction to competitive galas, held in a familiar setting.
Spectator are welcome.
Swim shop deadline
Posted by lisa on 23 April
The Zeon swim shop will close, for orders on the 30th April.
Use the link below to see items available:
The shop may open again later in the year, but cannot be guaranteed.
Personalised swim caps
Posted by lisa on 23 April
Sharks are placing an order for personalised Sharks silver swimming hats.
These need to be ordered through the club, and payment made by bank transfer when placing the order.
How to order: see below
1 - your name
2 - name required on the hat(s)
3 - quantity
Prices are 1 x Hat - £13.00
2 x Hats (with same name) - £24.00
Please make payment via bank transfer to: South Axholme Sharks
We also have quite a few South Axholme Sharks bags for purchase, they are £24 each and can be paid for by bank transfer to: South Axholme Sharks
First Gala Point reward of the year
Posted by lisa on 21 April
Niamh Noble is first to receive a Gala Point reward of 2022. Niamh received her 100 points hat, which means she had represented Sharks at 20 swimming galas whilst being a member of South Axholme Sharks.
All Open Meets, Club Championships and May Sprints Galas count towards your Gala Points.
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