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REPORT: North Tyneside Gala

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 […]

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REPORT: Potential squad at May galas

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 […]

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REPORT: G&W Spring Meet

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 […]

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REPORT National Para Swimming Championships 2019

Travelling to the, Beatles’, Mecca of the world, Liverpool; Rebecca Allan was taking part in the National Para Championships for the first time. Having recently managing to get her classification, Rebecca was ready to show the Para world what she can do. She was competing in the Front crawl events 50 and 400m and 100m […]

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NEW GO Gateshead: Introducing a new barefoot policy

Below is an extract from the Go Gateshead website regarding their “NO OUTDOOR SHOES POLICY” on poolside at Gateshead pools. Introducing our new barefoot policy  At GO Gateshead we’re passionate about providing exceptional customer service, and if we can do so while also doing our bit to help the environment, everyone’s a winner. That’s why we’ve introduced a new barefoot policy.  From Friday […]

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REPORT Middlesbrough AA Grade Gala

Half term weekend gala at Middlesbrough AA Grade Gala – 23rd – 24th February 2019   Potential swimmers worked hard in training for this gala which included sprints to middle distance events. So the swimmers arrived for the gala with a well deserved confidence.   After an early start, the first session swimmers started to […]

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