21st May
15 swimmers from Sedgefield 75 swimming club took part in the Wear Valley level 3 Meet at
Bishop Auckland this weekend.
Everyone had a magnificent weekend of competition, putting maximum effort into their races
and producing some really fantastic results, with some making qualification times for the
Northumberland & Durham Championships next year.
The team took part in a total of 97 swims, bringing home 47 medals and numerous personal
best times for each swimmer, which is absolutely tremendous.

Special mention goes to Filip Wilczynski, who was competing in his first gala for Sedgefield 75 and
Tom Curran, who won gold in all of his events

11th May
Good luck to Emma and Mateusz, who are competing at the Age Group NER Championships over 2 weekends at Leeds.
You can watch the swimming live and follow the results by clicking on the ASANER logo

3rd May 2019
No swimming on Monday 6th May. Swimmers in C1 can swim on Sunday from 5-6pm

3rd May 2019
Good luck to Niall and James who are competing at the NER Open Championships this weekend
Live results are available over the weekenf

21st April 2019
The programme for the Richmondales April Fool Meet is now available
Live results will be available over the weekend of the gala.
Click the Richmondale's crest to access the documents

17th April 2019
Easter Swimming
The pool will be closed on Friday 19th April and Monday 22nd April.
Swimming on Easter Sunday is on as normal.
Swimmers in C1 are able to come in on Sunday from 5-6pm as there is no swimming on Monday.
Swimmers who have moved into C2 are able to come on Sunday from 3-4pm

10th April 2019
Absolutely fantastic results this weekend for the Sedgefield 75 swimmers, as they took to the pool at Billingham for the ‘Off the Blocks’ gala hosted by Richmond Dales ASC. 12 swimmers competed in a total of 53 swims, bringing home 46 medals and an outstanding 43 Personal Best times. These totals do speak for themselves as every single swimmer brought home at least one medal AND a personal best time, which shows how much hard work they have put into their training.
Following her success at the N&D’s, Emma Price competed in her first 800m swim at
Tynemouth gala, bringing home a Gold medal.

10th April 2019
Thank you to all parents and swimmers who supported out bag pack at Tesco, Newton Aycliffe. The club has raised just over £800 from this fundraising effort.

11th February 2019
Volunteers wanted to help at a bag pack at Tesco, Newton Aycliffe, Sunday 24th March. Please speak to Emma, Julie, Ann if you can spare an hour to help with this fundraising initiative.

11th February 2019
Northumberland and Durham Championships 2019
Congratualations to all of our swimmers who qualified for the Northumberland and Durham Championships.
Open age group - Katelyn Craig, James Hodgson, Leah Smith, Niall Coulthard
Age group - Emma Price, Mateusz Wilczynski, Matthew Wimbury
The championships were held over 3 weekends. For Katelyn and James it was their first opportunity to swim in the magnificant Ponds Forge 50m pool.
The age group championships were held at the Sunderland Aquatic Centre, all swimmers made finals, which was a magnificent achievement. Emma came away as Northumberland adn Durham Champion in the 200m freestyle, and she won a host of medals in her other events.

Squad Fees and Annual Membership Fees 2019

Following the AGM meeting, we have decided, despite an increase from Swim England, that our annual membership fees will remain the same for 2019. A,B and C2 and C3 this will be £75, for C1 the fee will be £30. The membership fee includes ASA, NER and N&D affiliation fees. Membership fees need to be paid by Monday 25th February, to allow us to get the fees paid by the end of February. This can be paid by BACS as a one off payment or in cash on a Monday night. Please speak to Ann or Malcolm if you have any questions about the payments.

Squad Fees for 2019

A Squad - £68
B Squad - £53
C3 Squad - £45
C1 Squad - £28

Please can you increase your direct debits as soon as possible.

Christmas Training
There will be no training on the following dates as the leisure centre will be closed

Monday 24th December
Tuesday 25 th December
Wednesday 26 th December
Monday 31st  December
Tuesday 1st January

2 nd October 2018
Northumberland and Durham County Championships
Information is now available on the gala page

2nd October 2018
Training for A Squad will be from 5-6pm on Sunday as the other coaches are at the Darlington Dander Meet.

28th August 2018
Training Times while the pool closure
Thursday          30th Aug            4 30 to 6:00       NALC    A Squad and   B Squad
Friday               31st Aug            No Training
Saturday          1st Sept             6:45 to 8:45       NALC    A Squad and B Squad  AM.
Sunday             2nd Sep             4:00 to 6:00       NALC    A Squad and B 4:00  to 5:00. C3 5:00 to 6:00

Monday            3rd Sept             5:00 to 7:00      Woodham Academy       A Squad and B Squad
Tuesday           4th Sept             5:00 to 7:00       Woodham Academy      A Squad and B Squad
Wed.                 5th Sept             7:00 to 9:00       Woodhouse Close         A Squad
Thursday         6th Sept             No Training
Friday               7th Sept             No Training
Saturday          8th Sept.            7:00 to 8:30       Woodhouse Close         A Squad AM.
Sunday             9th Sept             No Training,

9th August 2018
Update on summer training
The club will return after the summer break earlier than originally planned. Sessions will resume for all squads, at their usual times from Tuesday 28th August,  this is du to a pool closure, which we have just been made aware of, which will commence from Monday 3rd September. The closure is expected to last for one week and we will confirm once we know when training can commence.  We are seeking alternative times/locations to train but at the minute we don't have anything confirmed.

2nd August 2018
Good luck to Leah, who will be competing tomorrow at the Swim England Summer Nationals in Sheffield. Leah will be competing in the 50m breaststroke.
Watch the swimming live from Sheffield here
Results for the championships here

24th July 2018
Good luck to Niall, who will be competing this week at the British Summer Championsips in Sheffied.  Niall will be competing in the 100, 200 and 400 freestyle events.
Watch the swimming live from Sheffield here.
Results from the championships here

23rd July 2018
Thank you to everyone who supported the club at our sponsored swim we raised a total of £1800 which will be split equally between St Teresa's, Cancer Research and the Club. The charities will be presented with their cheques on Monday 30th July at 7pm.

5th July 2018
A reminder to all parents that from 1st August until the 1st September the club will only train on a Monday evening, this is to give the swimmers, parents and coaches a well earned break.

14th June 2018
Remember to get your club gala forms in to your coach. Closing date is Monday 18th June.
We need parents to support the club on the night. Please sign up on the sheet, which is on the club notice board.

Monday 28th May 
The pool will be closed on Monday 28th May as the leisure centre is closed because it is a Bank Holiday.

General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR)
AS you may be aware  the new GDPR regulations need to be followed from the 25th May 2018. Sedgefield 75 hold personal data for our own use and this is shared with Swim England (ASA). Your information is never shared with other organisations. A copy of the Swim England  Data Protection Notice can be found here

12/13 May
Wear Valley Meet

5/6 May
ASANER Open Meet

17th March
Richmondale Off The Blocks Meet
16 swimmers from the club competed this weekend in the Richmondale 'Off the Blocks' Development gala. For Ewan Johns, Charlotte Lee, Oliver Turnbull and Charlotte Healey it was the first time they competed for Sedgefield 75.  All the swimmers swam exceptionally well and came away with a total of 36 medals - 14 Gold, 13 Silver and 9 Bronze but all the swimmers came away, having achieved some fantastic personal best times. Competing at this gala were Ewan John, Charles McEwan, Oliver Turnbull, George Wilkinson, Ethan Craig,  Robert Price, Matthew Wimbury, James Hodgson, Mateusz Wilczynski, Zoe Hodgson, Charlotte Lee, Charlotte Healey, Chloe Harding, Kathryn Lee, Katelyn Craig and Sophie Wilkinson


9 th February 
Membership and Fees
Just a reminder to any parents, of swimmers in C1 and C3, if you haven't paid your annual membership please can you speak to Ann Hunter asap. 
Any swimmer who has recently moved squads please can you amend your standing order as soon as possilble.

Wednesday 28th February
There is no training tonight as the leisure centre is closing at 3pm.
Please phone the leisure centre tomorrow if you are unsure if swimming will be on.

Harrogate Spa Gala
This gala is now full - no more entries will be accepted.

Level 1 Judge Course
Northumberland and Durham are running a level 1 judge course at Stanley on 21st February 2018. Officials are needed to ensure the smooth running of galas. Information about the course is available here.

Club Coaching Event
John Moore and Ean Parsons are teaming up to provide a unique session to local clubs and athletes where they will explain their approaches and offer an opportunity to discuss the challenges of swimming, running and competing. John has been coahcing at Sedegfield 75 since the early 80's and Ean has been a coach with Sedgefield Harriers for 12 years.

Northumberland and Durham County Championships
The Northumberland and Durham County Championships were held at the Sunderland Aquatic Centre over two weekends 3/4th Feb and 10/11th February Representing Sedgefield 75 ASC were Niall Coulthard, Kyle Boyak, Katelyn Craig, Leah Smith and Emma Price. They competed in 28 events and took part in 21 finals. The medal tally was 2 Gold, 3 Silver and 4 Bronze.
Niall won Gold in both the 400 and 200 Freestyle events and took the silver medal in the 100 Freestyle and was placed 5th in the 50. He took the Bronze medal in both the 200 and 100 Butterfly. He was 6th in the 50 Back and 10th in 200 Breaststroke. 15 year age group. An outstanding performance from a great athlete.
Leah won the Bronze medal in the 200 Breaststroke and in both the 100 and 50 Breast stroke she won the Silver Medal. Leah took 6th place in 200 Individual Medley and 9th in the 50 Back stroke and 5th in the 50 Freestyle A great overall performance and so close to a double gold. 14 year age group
Kyle had only one swim taking the Bronze Medal in the 100 Freestyle. A good performance after a long lay off when he was not able to train.
Katelyn swam in her first county championship in the 200 Butterfly and was placed 7th 
Emma was another swimmer competing in her first N&D Championship. She was 4th in the 100 Freestyle. Was placed 7th in the 50 Breaststroke and 9th in the 100 Breaststroke. Taking 6th place in the 100 Backstroke. She competed in the 200 Individual Medley and the 200 Freestyle and the 50 Butterfly and backstroke.
Congratulations to all the swimmers. You did the club and yourselves proud.
9th February 2017
Just a reminder that membership fees are now due. Please make your payment to Ann by the end of February.

Northumberland and Durham County Championships
3/4 and 10/11th February
live results here
Any one who is travelling to the gala needs to be aware that Sunderland are playing at home on Saturday 3rd and there will be no parking at the Aquatic Centre - information is available here

13/14th January 2018
Sunderland New Year Meet

2nd January 2018
Billingham New Year Meet 6/7th January 

17th December 2017
Membership Fees 2018

Following the AGM meeting, on Thursday 14th December, we have decided, despite an increase from Swim England, that our annual membership fees will remain the same for 2018. A,B and C3 this will be £75, for C1 the fee will be £30. The membership fee includes ASA, NER and N&D affiliation fees. Membership fees need to by paid by Monday 19th February, to allow us to get the fees paid by the end of February. This can be paid by BACS as a one off payment or in cash on a Monday night. Please speak to Ann or Malcolm if you have any questions about the payments.

Squad Fees for 2018

A Squad - £65
B Squad - £50
C3 Squad - £42
C1 Squad - £25
Please can you increase your direct debits ready for the January payment.

8th December 2017
The Northern Echo Local Heroes Award
Chief Coach, John Moore was crowned as overall winner of the Northern Echo Local Heroes Award at the awards ceremony which was held at Wynyard Hall last night. John also won the Sir Bobby Robson Leading Light Award, which meant he was also eligible for the Local Heroes Award. John was lost for words when he found out he had won. John was at the ceremony along with the other coaches from the club. This has addaed to an eventful few months for John, he had a surprise 80th birthday party at the club and then he was presented with the Gray Award for his services to swimming.

The Northern Echo Local Heroes Award
Chief Coach, John Moore has been shortlisted for the Sir Bobby Robson Leading Light Award at the annual Northern Echo Local Heroes Awards. He will be attending the Awards Dinner, at Wynyard Hall, on Thurday 8th December along with other coaches from the club. Good luck John, this is fantastic end to a memorable year for you.

Gala Changes
Changes to the competitions in January, please have a look at the Gala page for more information

Northallerton Winter Sprints Gala
Twelve swimmers from the club travelled to Eston to compete in the Northallerton Winter Sprints Gala on Sunday 3rd December. The club came away from the  gala with a haul of 40 medals - 18 gold, 16 silver and 6 bronze. Emma Price has added to her N and D Qualifying swims with the 200m freestyle, she also won medals in every event she competed in. Kathryn Lee, Chloe Harding, Mateusz Wilczynski, Matthew Wimbury and Katelyn Craig also won medals in all of their events. Medals were also won by James Hodgson, Jake Andrews, Charlie McEwan and Nell Heslop and Zoe Hodgson swam personal bests during the meet.

Christmas Holidays
There will be no swimming at the following times over Christmas
24th December
25th December
26th December
31st December
1st January

Training Cancelled
Training will be cancelled on Thursday 7th December for all squads and Friday  8th December (morning session). The coaches will be attending the Local Heroes Award Ceremony at Wynyard Hall on Thurday night to celebrate John being shortlisted for the Bobby Robson Leading Light Award for his contribution to swimming.

Wear Valley
Sedgefield 75 sent 12 swimmers to the Wear Valley gala, 11/12th November. For Charles Mc Ewan and Liam Hughes it was the first taste of competitive swimming and they both exceeded their entry times. The club won a total of 15 medals - 9 gold, 2 silver and 4 bronze. Medals were won by Ethan Craig in the 50 fly - 3rd, 200 back - 1st, Matthew Wimbury 50 free - 2nd, 50 breast and 100im 3rd, Niall Coulthard 50 breast, 200 breast, 50 back 1st, 100 breast 2nd, Katelyn Craig 200 butterfly 1st, 50 breast 3rd and Leah Smith 100 back, 200im and 200 breast all gold medals. Well done to everyone who competed. Lots of PB's from everyone.

November 3rd, 2017
NER Championships
Leah Smith was the only swimmer representing Sedgefield 75 at the North Eastern Region Junior Championships held at the Sunderland Aquatic Centre on the 28th and 29th October. She competed in eight events over the weekend. Leah won silver in the 50 Breaststroke and bronze in the 100 Individual Medley. She was placed 8th in the 200 Breaststroke and 10th in the 100 Breaststroke.

Niall Coulthard and Leah Smith and Kyle Boyek competed in North Eastern Region Junior / Senior gala on the 4th and 5th November held at Sheffield Ponds Forge Pool. The best results came from Kyle who was placed 4th in both the 100 and 200 Breast stroke open events Although both Niall and Leah swam personal best times in most of their swims they did not make finals as the Juniors were 15 and the Open had swimmers of Olympic standard. A massive learning curve for both the young swimmers

October 30th, 2017
At the North East Regional Age Group Championships, John Moore, chief coach at Sedgefield 75 was awarded with the Northumberland and Durham’s prestigious Gray in recognition for all he has done for aquatics within the county. He also celebrated his 80th birthday  and on Monday evening, the club held a surprise birthday party for him which was attended by coaches and swimmers from past and present.
John Moore has been an active member of the aquatics community within Northumberland and Durham for the past 40 years. During that time he has coached in clubs throughout County Durham including Durham, Darlington and Sedgefield, where he has been coaching since 1982.
John has extensive experience and knowledge of the sport and is well respected within the county and region. He has been the head coach on county and regional teams and has coached 7 international swimmers and one Commonwealth Games finalist.
Many congratulations John on your well deserved award and we hope you enjoyed your birthday celebrations from everyone at Sedgefield 75

October 27th, 2017
Good luck to Leah Smith, who will be competing at the ASANER Age Group short course Championships at the Sunderland Aquatic Centre.
live results here

October 27th, 2017
Good luck to Matthew Bradley, who will be competing in the Swim England Short Course Masters competition, which is being held at Ponds Forge, Sheffield.
After the first day of competition Matthew has already won gold in the 18-24 years 200m freestyle.
live results here.

October 15, 2017
All entries for Wear Valley have been accepted
Please check the entries and let Julie know if there are any errors

October 8, 2017 - English Schools Biathlon
Niall Coulthard was competing at the English Schools Biathlon Championships which took place at Hexham. He won his age group competition and has now progressed to the National finals.

October 8, 2017 - Darlington Dander
Sedgefield 75 took 16 swimmers to compete in the first gala of the new swimming year at Darlington. For Nell Heslop,  Lucy Heron and Emma Price it was their first taste of competing in a gala. Everyone swam exceptionally well and the swimmers came away with lots of new personal best times. The club won a total of 14 Gold, 4 Silver and 7 Bronze medals, which is a fantastic result for the first gala of the year.
Matthew Wimbury took Gold in the 50 FS. Silver in the50 Breast stroke and Bronze in the 100 FS.
Louis Shaw gained Bronze in the 50 Fly
James Hodgson won Gold in the 100 Back
George Wilkinson took silver in the 100 Breast.
Ethan Craig gained Bronze in the 50 Back.
Leah Smith won Gold Medals in the 100 Back, 100 Breast, 100 FS and the 50 Back. She took the silver in the 100 Fly
Chloe Harding gained Bronze in the 50 FS, the 50 Fly and the 100 Back.  
Kathryn Lee won Bronze in the 100 Fly
Kate Tolley took the silver in the 100 Back
Emma Price took part in eight events 50 Breast, 100 F, 50 Back, 100 Individual Medley, 100 Breast, 100 Back, 50 Fly. 50 FS,

Aug 16, 2017 - Summer Break - Update
Following discussions with Newton Aycliffe Leisure Centre I am pleased to let you know that normal training will commence on Tuesday 29th August.

Jul 31, 2017 - Swim England Summer Meet

Niall (14) and Leah (13) will be competing at the Swim England Summer Meet which will take part at Ponds Forge from 2nd - 6th August. Both swimmers will be competing in the 13/14 age group. You will be able to follow the swimming results live here from the 2nd.
live stream can be viewed here

Jul 31, 2017 - Summer Championships
Congratulations to Hannah and Niall who had a fantastic week in Sheffield. Both swimmers made finals in all their events and narrowly missed out on a medal this time. Well done to both of you

Jul 25, 2017 - British Summer Championships
Live results here
Follow our swimmers, Hannah and Niall, live from the British Summer Championships, which is taking part this week at Ponds Forge, Sheffield.

Jun 25, 2017 - Summer Training
Just a reminder to all swimmers of the reduced sessions over the summer. The club only train on a Monday night from the 1st August until the 1st September, when normal training will resume.
Training is cancelled on Monday28th August as the leisure centre is closed

Swim England