Back to the pool for Potential Squad First gala of the season and our chance to try out some of the skills the swimmers have been working on over the last couple of months. A good mix of events from 400 metres down to 50 metres. Starting the morning off was the girls 400 […]
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All are welcome to attend this year’s AGM on Tuesday 9 July, 5:30 at Gateshead Leisure Centre. Read full details here. Find last year’s minutes here. Find the 2019 AGM minutes here.
Gateshead and Whickham Summer Meet 12 – 14 July 2019 Potential Squad Report Well it’s the final event of our season and what a busy and interesting event it was!!! The Squad started off the weekend with the 800 metre distant events and all swimmers achieved personal best times; Maia Stovold, Amie Errington and Mari […]
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Due to the summer holidays we are once again combining a number of the sessions. Starting Monday 5th August, the timetable is as follows: Date Pool Time Squads Coach/es Monday 5th August Blaydon 5-7pm Potential / Performance Sue / Joan Tuesday 6th August GLC 5-7pm Potential / Performance / Comp Dev Sue / Joan Tuesday […]
Potential squad compete at North Tyneside Mad March Hare gala 22/23 June 2019 Not only was the poolside warm, the swimmers performance was too. Saturday saw a total of 84 entry swims be upgraded to 55 personal best swims. As there were many good swims, my notable swims for the Saturday morning session were from […]
NER Success The month of May bore witness to three action packed weekends of top-class competitive swimming from the North East Region Open and Age Group Championships, in which a squad of 30+ GAW swimmers excelled themselves. Congratulations to all GAW qualifiers who all performed to their best, picking up a multitude of personal best […]
The month of May was to say the least, quite a busy month for Potential Squad swimmers. The first weekend saw us off to Sheffield, to start off the regional campaign with Sarah Wright and Hannah Brown. Both of them competed in multiple events and with limited training they still managed to achieve personal best […]
Performance Group 2 excels at Scottish East District Championships On 27/28 April a (very elite) horde of five team GAW swimmers crossed the Scottish border to showcase their skills in the East District Regional Championships, held at the Royal Commonwealth Pool in Edinburgh. Though our numbers were small, quite an impression was made by all […]
Potential Squad Report: Gateshead and Whickham Spring Meet 6/7 April 2019 It was a busy weekend at the first home gala of the year. The squad settled into stretches and team morale was upbeat. Warm ups completed and the event began with the boys 400 IM. As the morning developed many personal best times were […]