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Coventry and District secondaries

Details and entry forms for the Coventry and district secondary competition can be found on the competition planner on the right of this home page..

Sprint Open Live Results
Click here for live results of the Delia Reynolds Spring Open Meet

An article has just gone live on the British Swimming website to mark the opening of the qualification window:
and the British Summer Championships Meet Conditions will be published in the next day or so.

The article contains the crucial information pasted below outlining the action that needs to be taken where a swimmer wishes to be ranked by Country of Representation rather than Country of ranked club when it comes to the Home Nation Championships. I would appreciate it if you could publicise this information through your communication channels to ensure this message gets out to Coaches.

All swimmers should note that when identifying qualifiers for the home nations meets, the system will assume that athletes wish to be ranked by the Country of your ranked club. If swimmers wish instead to be ranked on the basis of country of representation then individuals must email HNMeetChoice@swimming.org with name, date of birth, membership number, current ranked club and registered Country of Representation and clearly state their wish to be ranked by their Country of
Representation in relation to the Home Nation Summer Meets. This needs to be done by midnight on 30th April.
Athletes can check the ranked club and country of international representation on membership record by entering your membership number here.




As a swimm​ing club we need lots of volunteers throughout the club but we need committed sup​port in one area in particular, Officials. We need officials for all team galas and we are expected to provide officials for Open Meets we attend as well. The more officials we have the better, we can then rotate the responsibility for team galas more fairly. Being an official also has big advantages on occasion, you get in for free, get refreshments and often a meal at Open Meets and you're that much closer to the action. Click Here for more information

If you want to get involved please contact our Workforce Co-ordinator tjafinn@aol.com

2015 Calendar

There have been a few changes to the 2015 calendar.

You can download a copy by clicking here


We are finally in a position to release the new NBSC kit. We have been mindful to keep costs down so we have gone with a supplier that can guarantee a minimum of 2 year supply.

 We initially place a group order, following that orders will be available through the web site and not the club shop. Order forms are available from the shop/desk. Orders will only be placed once payments are made in full. The first order will be placed on 23rd June with an expected availability of 6 weeks after that.


The kit comprises:


Polo Shirt*


*Swimmers can have their first or last name on the back of the shirt but not nicknames

 We will be looking to expand the kit at a later date.

click here for details and order form.

********Late payments*******
As you are aware fees are due to be paid in the first week of each month. Due to a number of late payments and the additional work created to chase them, as of the 1st March the club will be introducing a late payment fee which will be added to outstanding balances. For more info please see the club notice board or speak to club desk.







Did you know?

You don’t need an invitation to join the learn to swim programme at the swimming club.

Do you have the next Nuneaton & Bedworth champion? We would love your child’s first club experience to be at the swimming club so join us and see what we have to offer.

If your child is aged 4-6 years simply come along for a trial to one of our sessions (Monday and Wednesday at 6pm or Sunday at 4pm) and give your child an opportunity to learn skills that generations have gained with us during the last 80+ years.

Swimming club teachers are all A.S.A. qualified and our young helpers in the water are all competent swimmers themselves.

We even offer a fast track scheme where swimmers who attend 2 or 3 times per week can really “hang on” to skills gained during previous lessons.

We offer a skill for life and a step on to the ladder of healthy living as well as a head start to schools swimming.

At swimming club the very young have the opportunity to follow the pathway from non-swimmer through to team swimmer and on to National swimming where swimmers compete at the British championships.

We also offer places to older children who can swim competently depending on the standard they have reached, please ask at our club desk next to the pool.


Swimmer pathways


 Nuneaton & Bedworth swimming club has several different pathways for our children to follow?

 From joining as a beginner and progressing through our learn to swim bays the swimmers are truly on the road to achieving great things through swimming.

 Swimmers who commit to swimming two or three times a week by the time they reach Bays 3 and 4 may be invited to follow our competitive swimmer pathway and swimmers who attend once a week are able to join our junior learner bay which leads to club swimming.

 Both pathways offer a fantastic chance to keep fit and meet friends as well as gaining important lifelong skills. All groups are offered the chance to compete and gain awards to demonstrate their individual progress.


Club Congratulates new Level 2 Teachers

Nuneaton & Bedworth Swimming Club would like to congratulate two of its elite swimmers David Broadbent and Jamie Black who on Sunday became fully qualified ASA Level 2 Aquatic Teachers.


David and Jamie who both turn 17 this month currently swim under head coach Terry Freeman in his national squad.


David started at the club when he was eight years old and Jamie a year later at nine years old. Both boys have worked hard over the years to achieve what they have so far with the dedication and commitment of all those who have coached them throughout the years.


They both qualified as part of the Nuneaton & Bedworth 4x200m Freestyle National Relay Team in 2012. David also qualified for the Welsh Nationals in 2014 competing in two finals finishing fourth in 200m Butterfly and was the bronze medalist in the 200m Breaststroke. Individually Jamie achieved his first of seven midland times at 15 and reached the final of the Midland youth Championship last year for 50m Butterfly.

Jamie and David are both working towards and hoping to qualify for the British Nationals or Home Nation Nationals this year


David is currently enjoying this year as Nuneaton & Bedworth’s Team Captain for the boys with his friend Jamie as Vice-Captain. They are now looking forward to their teaching whilst studying for their A levels and hope sport will play a big part in their future careers. They are both regulars on poolside teaching the next generation of swimmer for Nuneaton & Bedworth Swimming Club who are extremely proud of both David’s and Jamie’s achievements.

New Bay 5 Appointment

Nuneaton & Bedworth Swimming Club still has the ambition to punch above its weight. After just being awarded Swimming 21 - the highest award that clubs can achieve at swimming, the club of choice continues to maintain their high standards and have just appointed their new teacher within the club James Luke. James will be responsible for running the swimming Skill Level 5 starting at the beginning of February.


Terry Freeman, Head Coach of NBSC, is delighted to have James on board and this will raise our standard of swimming. 


James has already obtained his ASA Level 1 qualification in swimming and is currently working towards his ASA Level 2 teaching qualification.


Nuneaton & Bedworth Swimming Club has their sights set very high in the skills department. The appointment of James is welcomed by everyone.


Terry Freeman


Swim 21 Accreditation renewed

Nuneaton & Bedworth Swimming Club has retained its Swim 21 Essential Accreditation after an 11 month rigorous audit process covering 21 modules on all aspects on how to run a well-managed, focused and successful swimming club


The accreditation means that the Club is dedicated to creating the best possible swimming experience for all and to raising the quality of swimming provision across all areas of swimming.


It is more than a simple badge of honour.  It guarantees parents that the quality of provision of swimming for children is of the highest quality.  Swim 21 is a development that allows swimmers, teachers, coaches and those responsible for developing programmes at Nuneaton & Bedworth to continually improve and shows a club with good governance.


As a Swim 21 Club, Nuneaton & Bedworth ensures that it provides high quality, safe, effective, child friendly services for the benefit of all its swimmers and non-swimming members.  It is all about putting the swimmers first and ensuring young learners follow the pathway that the governing body the Amateur Swimming Association (ASA) recognises for training and competition.


Terry Freeman added,

“This award demonstrates the hard work and dedication show by our teaching staff, coaches, committee, parents and swimmers. The award is not just given to the club it needs to be earned. This kite mark is regarded as the highest standard a swimming club can achieve, it’s awarded by our governing body the ASA.

NBSC were one of the first clubs in the country to be awarded this certification in competitive development in 2005. As the Head Coach, I am extremely proud of our club’s achievements”