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Update from Committee

Dear Members

 On behalf of the committee we hope that you are all keeping safe & well during these strange times. We held a virtual committee meeting last night thanks to the powers of technology and wanted to update you all on a few things: AGM - As you may be aware this was due to be held on 4th June - given the current situation we feel it best that we postpone the AGM until early October. The committee have all agreed to remain in post until then - I hope you will agree that this is the best way forward, as even if we could hold a virtual AGM, nominating and seconding for posts and voting would not be easy. The committee also felt that it would not be the right time to handover should there be changes in personnel for any roles and felt that stability is what is needed currently.We have spoken with other clubs and Swim England regarding postponing an AGM and they have advised that given the extenuating circumstances this is permissible. Link to Swim England advice pages: https://www.swimming.org/swimengland/coronavirus-faqs-answered/ June Open Meet - The committee have made the decision that cancelling the June open meet would be the right thing to do in the current climate. Swim England have cancelled all National meets until end August currently and even if we are allowed back to train the swimmers would not be race fit and we don't want to put extra pressure on them after an enforced break from training.

 March Fees - As you are aware the treasurer sent a note out to all members regarding fees, if you pay by direct debit we will make sure that once Aprils direct debit has been taken (for March training fees) then we will not request anymore until we are back training. (If we are back in June then it will be July when a payment is taken). If you pay by standing order then you need to cancel your standing order and restart it once we are back training Once we know when we are back training we will confirm how much the fees for that month will be, this will take into account a 50% credit for March as we were unable to train for the whole month.

 If you have any queries or concerns re any of the above then please contact me chairnbsc@gmail.com

 Hayley (Chair NBSC)

 

NBSC Payments going forward

Dear Members

Firstly, Nuneaton & Bedworth Swimming Club, would like to thank you for your understanding in these uncertain times. Please trust that we will ensure we do everything in our power for the benefit of your children.  

Our plan with the payments going forward are as follows:

If you pay by DIRECT DEBIT

Please DO NOT cancel – we will collect payment at the end of March and then not call for any further direct debits until we know what is going on. We will keep you well informed of any information we receive.

The Direct Debit due to be taken at the end of March will cover March training, we know that this has been cancelled today (20 March) and we will take this into account when we reinstate the payments. We will ensure that this in the benefit to you and your children and not the club.

Anyone who has set a direct debit up and also made a standing order payment for March will shortly see a credit on their swim manager account to cover the fee due at the end of this month which will stop the direct debit from being taken.

If you pay by STANDING ORDER

If you are paying by Standing order ensure that you cancel these as soon as possible - BEFORE APRIL 1ST.  Once we know more about when we will be able to resume teaching/training we will communicate the best course of action for payment.

External Open Meet entries

Anyone who has already paid for their entries to Derventio I will contact you separately in due course to arrange a refund.

If you have any queries please do not hesitate to contact us.

Best wishes to you all and take care.

Ruth Pearce

Treasurer  

Nuneaton and Bedworth Swimming Club

Coronavirus Update 20/03/20
Following on from my update yesterday, it is clear from the committee responses that whilst they appreciate what we have been trying to do the majority would prefer us to temporarily suspend training sessions – which I completely understand, this is a worrying time for all and it is difficult to know what to do for the best.
The coaches (in their coaching capacity) would like training to continue with training and are happy to do so, however, I do have to listen to & take on board the rest of the feedback and it is therefore with a very heavy heart that I have to announce that all training sessions will be ceased with immediate effect, temporarily, until further notice.
We will continue to monitor and review all advice and as soon as it is deemed ok we will be back training.
We will keep in regular contact with all committee, coaches and members.
I have asked the coaches to think about how we can keep some form of fitness going throughout this period - some clubs have started to upload some daily fitness sessions with videos, it is really important that we keep our swimmers motivated especially as they have no school now and some have been told they cannot take their exams - I am thinking of their mental wellbeing as well as physical.
Thank you for all your support during this unprecedented and difficult time
Hayley
Chair
SWIM MANAGER IS HERE

You should have received an email telling you how to log on - if you have not received one please contact chairnbsc@gmail.com with your name, childs name and email address so we can send log on details to you. There will be a couple of sessions at the pool for parents so you can see swim manager - these will be done early Feb so that we can help you set up the direct debit etc. Details will be confirmed by the end of this week and posted on here and facebook.

There is a user guide on the system and we sent a very basic logon guide with the log on email.

Everything will be managed through swim manager, when you 1st log in you will need to read & accept all the club policies and also then update all personal details, medical & photo consent options, the user guide will cover all this.

For Bay 5 upwards this will include all payments which will change to direct debit rather than standing order - you will receive an email asking you to set this up. Feb fees should be paid by standing order, this will then need to be cancelled and a direct debit set up - this will be detailed in the email. From 1st March bay 5  & above monthly fees will be taken by direct debit.

Swim school payments will continue to be paid by standing order, but parents will have the same access to swim manager as the squads.

 

2019-2020 Club Captains

Nuneaton & Bedworth Swimming Club would like to thank their Swimmers and Members who recently voted for this years Club Captains.

 

 

From left to right:

 

Mia Parkes - Ladies Vice Captain

Hannah Boyd - Ladies Captain

Thomas Vince - Men's Captain

Ben Stewart - Men's Vice Captain

 

Learn to Swim

Learn-to-Swim Spaces Available Now

 

 

We now have spaces for 4 - 6 year olds on our Learn-to-Swim schemes. Our learn-to-swim schemes provide exception quality of teaching and provides easy progression without changing times or days and also fast track where possible. 

 

So just come down (no need to book) for your free taster session on:

 

Monday at 6pm at Pingles Leisure Centre

Wednesday at 5pm at Bedworth  Leisure Centre

Wednesday at 6pm at Pingles  Leisure Centre

Sunday at 4pm at Pingles  Leisure Centre

 

Why not bring a friend along as well !!

New Swimmers and Volunteers - Join Us

   
How to Join NBSC

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 4-7 years simply come along for a trial to one of our sessions:

Monday at 6pm at the Pingles

Wednesday at 5pm at the Bedworth

Wednesday at 6pm at the Pingles

Sunday at 4pm at the Pingles

Give your child an opportunity to learn skills that generations have gained with us during the last 80+ years.

 

The Swimming club has a team of dedicated volunteer teachers, who teach our successful swim scheme alongside a selection of young helpers who 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.

 

We are also always looking for volunteers to help in all aspects of our club and full training will be given where applicable. Simply come along for a discussion at one of our sessions mentioned above.

 

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.


News Bulletins
Updated Calendar
Updated 2020 calendar available here
Club Champs 2019 - Results

Well done to all swimmers who took part in the club championships there was plenty of PB's.  Please see the attached copy of the results.  The medal table will be placed on the notice board this week so please take a look.  

*Don't forget The Plunge - 8pm Wednesday 2nd October 2019 at The Pingles for swimmers 14yrs and over.

Club Champs 2019 Web Results.pdf

Welfare officer information
click here for information and contact details for the clubs welfare officer
HELP NEEDED

                BEDWORTH SWIM SCHOOL

 

HELP NEEDED

NUNEATON AND BEDWORTH SWIM SCHOOL

Nuneaton and Bedworth Swim School rely on the parents who help out on a voluntary basis.  

Currently at Bedworth pool we need someone to take the register on poolside.

If you could help whilst your children are swimming

Please contact Terry Freeman, Head Coach     tf021954@gmail.com     

or    Julie Edwards, Secretary  nbsc.secretary@gmail.com

 

 

CLUB KIT
The Club's new kit is now available from Sporting Touch on the Attleborough Fields industrial site.  If you put www.sportingtouch.com into your browser and then search for Nuneaton and Bedworth Swimming Club it will bring you up the Club kit.  
Help needed

CAN YOU HELP

 

NBSC ARE ALWAYS LOOKING TO INCREASE THE NUMBER OF VOLUNTEERS TO ASSIST WITH THE ADMINISTRATION FOR GALAS, CLUB CHAMPIONSHIPS AND OPEN MEETS

 

IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN JOINING THE ADMINISTRATION TEAM

PLEASE CONTACT EITHER ONE OF THE COACHES OR A MEMBER OF THE COMMITTEE

OR

SEE THIS WEBSITE

 www.nun-bed-sc.co.uk

FOR CONTACT EMAILS

 

EASY FUNDRAISING

Great new way to support Nuneaton & Bedworth Swimming Club without costing a penny!!


to findout more

Click here 

POOLSIDE OFFICIALS

OFFICIALS

As a swimming club we need lots of volunteers throughout the club but we need committed support 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

PRO SWIMWEAR DISCOUNT

NBSC HAS A CLUB ACCOUNT WITH PRO SWIMWEAR AND RECEIVES A DONATION FOR EACH SALE

 

Click on the link below to browse the shop

 

PRO SWIMWEAR DISCOUNT

 

HELP! VOLUNTEERS NEEDED

THE SWIMMING CLUB ARE ALWAYS LOOKING FOR VOLUNTEERS

IF YOU ARE ABLE TO HELP EITHER BY TRAINING TO ASSIST AT GALAS

HELPING TO FUND RAISE OR HELPING OUT WHILE YOUR CHILDREN ARE SWIMMING

PLEASE TALK TO DEE REYNOLDS OR ONE OF THE PARENTS AT THE DESK.

IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO TRAIN TO TEACH ON POOLSIDE SEE TERRY OR JOHN