Our Club - Fun, Fitness and Friendship
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Ruislip Northwood Masters Swimming Club is for adult swimmers who wish to continue swimming in a competitive environment. The club was established in 1989 with the first training session coached by Ron Gilder.
Currently we have 50 members, ages ranging from 18 to 80+.
Our Club encompasses the whole range of ability from casual fitness swimming to highly organised competitive swimming. To qualify as a 'masters' swimmer you need to be 25 years of age or over, but there are also a number of competitions for younger adults above the age of 18.
RNSC Masters offers more than just training: we would like to think of ourselves as not only team members but friends which hopefully makes turning up about more than just the training. We hold regular social events to encourage everyone to get together, get to know each other and enjoy themselves.
RNSC Masters hold four training sessions a week at two different pools in Bushey and Northwood.
We are open to new members and you are welcome to "come and try it" at up to three of our sessions free of charge. Please contact us to find out more.
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The RNSC Masters' motto is fitness, fun and friendship, and we have done our best to foster all three of these masters priorities. As adults we are forced to fit training around the 'real world' therefore each and every swimmer sets their own manageable goals. Swimming is great for improving fitness generally and this may be the simple goal of many members; other swimmers look to compete and therefore wish to improve their stroke technique and times.
We organise trips to competitions at home and abroad and regularly participate in a number of Masters meets.
Club Members information:
Barnet Copthall Masters Distance Meet will take place on 6 & 7 July at Barnet Copthall pools, Champions Way, Hendon. Closing date for entries: Friday 21 June 2019.
Maidenhead ASC Masters will take place on Saturday 13 July at Maidenhead Leisure Centre. Closing date for entries: 1 July 2019.
Barnet Copthall Masters Sprint Meet will take place on Sunday 15 September 2019 at Barnet Copthall pools, Champions Way, Hendon. Closing date for entries: Friday 30 August 2019.
The Swim England Masters 2019 National Championships will take place at Sheffield's Ponds Forge Centre from 25-27 October 2019. Closing date for entries: TBC
Barnet Copthall Masters 1500 Freestyle event will take place over the weekend of 23/24 November 2019 at Barnet Copthall pools, Champions Way, Hendon. Closing date for entries: Friday 8 November 2019.
Please see the Fixtures Officer's email or the events calendar at www.swimming.org for links to entry packs, further details, etc, for any of the above meets. Please also let them know if you are happy to swim as part of a relay team.
Next Committee Meeting: Sunday 28th April 2019. Please let your lane leader or any member of the Committee have any items that you would like to be raised on your behalf.
Please see/note diary dates:
It will be RNSC Masters 30th Anniversary in 2019. Ideas to the Club Secretary please.
The next beer/curry night will be on Saturday 13 July 2019. Please contact Mike W/Mark B for for more information.
Further details on all of the above events have been circulated via email; however, if you have not received them, please advise your lane leader. Please also let your lane leader know if you have any ideas for social events/Club outings.
Please contact your lane leader or any member of the Club Committee should you require further information on any of the above.
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