Fixtures

Fixture list - March 2017 to Autumn 2017

 

  

MONTH

DAY

DATE

EVENT

 June

Saturday

17th

Leicester diddy league 3rd round TBA

July

Sunday

2nd

KASC Open Day

 

Saturday/ Sunday

8th/9th

Northampton summer open meet

 

Saturday

15th

Wilkinson Sword - Corby

 

 

Welcome to Kettering Amateur Swimming Club

Kettering Swimming Club is the premium competitive club within Kettering and the surrounding areas. We are a dynamic and exciting club with a long and proud history. Originally based at the Victoria Baths in Bath Lane Kettering, we moved to our present site on London Road in 1984.

Founded on the 15th of December 1914 the Kettering Men’s Swimming and Water Polo Club had 40 swimmers and 20 committee members. Membership to the club at the time cost 2 shillings and 2 pence (around 12.5p) and pool hire for 1 gala was 1 Guinea (about £1.05). Today’s galas take a minimum of 3 hours pool hire and it costs £60 per hour.

 

URGENT INFORMATION

As you all probably know, Kettering pool is currently closed because of issues with the ceiling/roof. We currently do not know exactly when the pool will reopen. Consequently we are urgently looking at contingency plans so that we lose as little pool time as possible. As we confirm the changes I will send out emails on a squad by squad basis so please look out for emails, Facebook posts and the website to keep up to date. This is obviously a very complicated process so at present we can’t work too far ahead on changes so please bear with us. When we have information about how long the pool will actually be closed for we can then plan further ahead.

We know that some changes may be difficult for parents to manage but do consider car sharing as a possibility

Perhaps this will persuade the council that we need a new pool – please feel free to email them what you think. We are working closely with Councillor Scrimshaw to get the cross party working group up and running  to look at the way forward – the first meeting of the group was last Wednesday so maybe this was a timely event!!! It took less than 24 hours to get the closure into the local news so the council ( as the pool landlords) have had to take notice, finally.

Because of the closure, we have taken the decision to cancel the open day for now and hope to go ahead with it at a future date.

Best regards

Club sec

We will also endeavour to keep the website up-to-date so please check the News section. 

 

 Please click here for information about attending swimming galas.  

 
NEXT ASSESSMENT DATE:
The next assessment date for Kettering Amateur Swimming Club is on: Saturday 10th June.
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Coaches

 

Jacks

Jacqueline Farrow - Head Coach

 

Profile to follow soon!

 

Gemma

Gemma Simms – Junior Head Coach 

Since the beginning of January 2016 I have taken on the role of Junior Head Coach. Most of you know me as I was previously Assistant Junior Head Coach. Claire wanted to
spend more time at her Sports Therapy Clinic and after
completing my qualifications and Sports Coaching degree I
decided coaching swimming was the career path for me.

I’ve been a member of the club since I was 7 so for
nearly 17 years! I started as a beginner and like many of you worked my way up to the senior squads. I swam in galas, open meets, county, regional and national (Welsh) competitions. 

I am looking forward to spending many more years at the club as a swimmer and
more importantly a coach. The club as a whole is doing fantastically well at the minute and it is great to be a part of that. Onwards and upwards for KASC!

 

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Latest News

County Sprints 2017

Hi all

We are pleased to be invited to attend the Northants County Sprint competition to be held at Rugby pool on the 16th September 2017. This is a Level 3 licenced event. Swimmers must be Category 2 registered with Swim England. If a swimmer wishes to enter but they are Category 1 registered, we can ask for it to be upgraded to Category 2, but do please let us know asap.

Attached are the required entry times and all information and conditions.

Swimmers must be at least 10 years old and age is at 31/12/2017.

Each event is £4 and payment either by cash or cheque made payable to Kettering Amateur Swimming Club must accompany each entry.

All entries must be with myself or your coach by 27/8/2017

Any problems or questions either ask your coach or email me on the address below.

Good luck all, its a great event and we look forward to having a large KASC team there.

Hilary Reed

Fixtures co-ordinator

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Qualifying times 

Programme of Events

Promoters Conditions

Entry Form

Dev. 1 and Dev 2

Hi everyone

Development 1 – are invited to Corby pool on Wednesday 19th July 8.30-9.30pm for a starts and turns session – this REPLACES the Monday session

Development 2 – are at Oundle again on Tuesday 18th July – 7.30-9.30 pm

Regards

Club sec


Kettering Swimming Pool

This 25 metre, 6 lane swimming pool is operated by Parkwood
Leisure, and is situated on London Road in the Centre of Kettering.

Oundle Swimming Pool

This impressive 43.5 metre indoor long course swimming pool is located
in Oundle School and provides a fantastic training facility for the club.

Water Polo

The KASC Water Polo team train out of Kettering Swimming Pool.



If you want to join the club please contact us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  to arrange a free assessment

 

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