National Arena League Round 3

Saturday evening saw a team of 34 represent Littlehampton in our final National Arena League gala of the season – and what a great finish! It was our 3rd home gala too – the first time this has ever happened to us! We hosted the first and last gala, and ran the AOE at the second. So a massive thank...
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Portsmouth Christmas Meet

25 Littlehampton swimmers headed to the Mountbatten Centre in Portsmouth for our first long course meet of the season. All enjoyed the meet, especially the ‘hot heats’ which created great excitement. Will Clark and Becky Smith both won bags of celebration chocolates when they won their hot heats, which of course they shared! There were some great PBs, with several...
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National Para Swimming Championships 2019

Joe Greaves, Marcus Harvey, Georgie Howell and Lewis Jones all made the trip to Manchester Aquatics Centre for the National Para Swimming Championships last weekend. This is one of the key meets on the para swimming calendar and the first long course meet of the season for our swimmers. Joe swam some great PBs, notably in his best freestyle events,...
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National Arena League Round 2

Another great night’s swimming and a very enjoyable evening, with a fantastic win from our Open Men’s relay team to finish the gala! Well done to everyone who swam! There were some good PBs from Rachel Houlgate, Becky Smith, Archie Strowger, Holly Brockwell, Darragh McSporran and Emily Pryke – the largest with 1.92s off her 100 back. We had 11...
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South East Winter Regionals

Congratulations to our seven Littlehampton swimmers who competed in the South Winter Regional SC Competition last weekend at the Mountbatten Centre, Portsmouth. Jessie Brown, Joe Greaves, Marcus Harvey, Georgie Howell & Ella Thornburg all competed on the first day. Ella swam a great PB in her 100 fly. Joe won Bronze in both the 100 free and 100 back MC...
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Bonfire Gala 2019

We had a great Bonfire Gala last Saturday at Windlesham School Pool, with over 50 swimmers competing. Aimed at our Foundation and Junior Squads, this friendly novice gala is a teaching gala where we go over each race beforehand, with a demonstration from a senior swimmer. Many of the ‘officials’ and helpers were senior swimmers too! It was lovely to...
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Sussex Winter County Competition

What a fantastic weekend our swimmers had! There were many great short course PBs, around 71% of swims which is great at this point in the season. Some were huge, the biggest being from Sammy Smith in the 200 breast with a 16 second PB!  As a club we finished 12th overall. Congratulations to Ella Thornburg on winning the 13...
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National Arena League Round 1

What a great start to this years National Arena League! 2nd place! We were host for this first round at Arun Lesiure Centre. Team spirit was fantastic, with everyone supporting each other. A couple of special mentions to Holly who stepped in at the last moment to cover Becky’s first relay as she was delayed arriving and to Logan who...
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Ella at the Inter-Counties!

Congratualtions to Ella Thornburg who was selected to represent Sussex in the National County Teams Championships at Pond’s Forge International Sports Centre in Sheffield on Sunday! The team travelled up on the Saturday, with a stop over at Loughborough University Pool for a training session during which they got to meet Jocelyn Ulyett who is the current 200m Breaststroke British...
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Eastbourne Open Meet

Congratulations on a good set of results from our small team of swimmers who competed at Eastbourne at the weekend. Most swam PBs, with new or improved winter county times from Annie Burton, Joe Greaves, Cian McSporran, Darragh McSporran & Sammy Smith and every one won medals! Our Gold medallists were Annie Burton, Fliss Harris, Darragh McSporran (5), Abby Smith...
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Annual Awards Evening & New Club Captains

Saturday saw our Annual Awards Evening held at Arundel Cricket Club. This is where we celebrate last season, award our annual trophies and announce our club captains for the new season. Not forgetting of course the lovely buffet and plenty of dancing! On arrival a slide show of over 1000 photos from last season was running. Once everyone had arrived...
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LSC Trio at the Nationals – Joe wins Bronze!

Joe Greaves, Georgie Howell and Ella Thornburg all travelled to Sheffield for the Swim England Summer National Meet held at Pond’s Forge International Pool over 5 days. It was a long hard week, with warm up for the morning heats starting at 7.30am, then back at 3pm for the finals session warm up every day. Georgie swam in 13 races,...
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Gold for Tom & Kitty in Open Water!

Huge congratulations to Tom Hogg on winning the Sussex County Open Water Championships in the 16 year age group and Silver in the South East Region! Sister Kitty took the 12yr girls 2K Sussex title! Tom has been busy doing Open Water competitions this year and had already come 2nd in Henley and won the River Arun swim recently. Saturday...
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Portsmouth End of Season Meet

Well done to all 11 swimmers who competed in Portsmouth Swimming Club’s End of Season Meet at the weekend, with most achieving long course PBs. Congratulations to Edward Condron who won Silver in the 200m backstroke and Holly Brockwell who won Silver in both the 100m breaststroke and 100m backstroke. Thank you to our team managers over the weekend: Bernie...
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