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Bluefins News

Basingstoke Bluefins | Medley Challenge 2014

Basingstoke Bluefins is holding a different kind of competition on Sunday 7th September 2014 to initiate the new season - The Basingstoke Bluefins Medley Challenge. All swimmers must swim 50m of all 4 strokes, in Individual Medley order. Initial seeding will be based on the submitted 50m butterfly time. Subsequent events will be seeded based on cumulative time to date. Awards are based on cumulative time on all 4 strokes.

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Basingstoke Bluefins | Medley Challenge 2014

Age Group - Youth Nationals 2014

Latest news from our National qualifing swimmers... Mairead Barker, Kate Carter, Finlay Evans, Sam Irvine, Adam Milne, John Slater and Oliver Waldram

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Age Group - Youth Nationals 2014

Good luck to John Slater

John will be racing in the England Talent Programmes - phase 3 meet in Portugal this week.

30-40 swimmers will be prioritised on the basis of overall profile, and where relevant competitive performance. They will be selected to travel as an England team on a training camp and international competitive experience. 

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Good luck to John Slater

Bluefins 2014 National Qualifiers

Congratulations and good luck to our 2014 National Championships Age and Youth qualifiers.
Mairead Barker, Kate Carter, Finlay Evans, Sam Irvine, Adam Milne, John Slater, Oliver Waldram.

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Bluefins 2014 National Qualifiers

Bluefins' success recognised yet again

Basingstoke Bluefins' commitment to, and achievement in, the wider sporting community, both in and out of the pool, has again been recognised in a region known for oustanding achievement across a diverse range of sporting disciplines, with a number of nominations at the Basingstoke Sports Council Awards

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Bluefins' success recognised yet again

Colin Dew 1947 - 2013

Bluefins is devastated to report that Colin Dew passed away yesterday. We understand that Colin suffered a serious stroke last week, from which he was nopt able to recover.   Colin and his family have been involved with Bluefins (and previously Basingstoke and District) for around a quarter of a century. Colin was a swimmmer, coach, administrator and general fixer.    As a swimmer he has been a mainstay of Masters in the club for many years. We have swimming statistics going back to 1993 when the current statistics system started.   As a coach, he has taught and coached swimmers young and old, from lessons ... Read
Colin Dew 1947 - 2013

Recognition for Bluefins in the Community

The Basingstoke A Place to be Proud of Awards, presented by TV Celebrity Anne Diamond at the Haymarket Theatre on June 5th, again recognised the continuing commitment by Bluefins swimmers to the wider community: Zoe Sadler - Winner of the Basingstoke Ambassador Award in recognition of her outstanding achievement and fundraising by completing a solo cross-channel swim Siobhan Harrison - Winner of the Young Achiever Award for overcoming onset disability and continuing to support the local swimming community by qualifying as a swimming teacher, lifeguard and official.... Read
Recognition for Bluefins in the Community
Age Group - Youth Nationals 2014

Age Group - Youth Nationals 2014

- Latest news from our National qualifing swimmers... Mairead Barker, Kate Carter, Finlay Evans, Sam Irvine, Adam Mil...  Read
Good luck to John Slater

Good luck to John Slater

- John will be racing in the England Talent Programmes - phase 3 meet in Portugal this week. 30-40 swimmers w...  Read
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Swimming for all ages and abilities

Lessons

Learn to swim with the Bluefins

Basingstoke Bluefins Swimming Club runs a very successful Learn to Swim programme, during term time, for children from the age of three. It provides a fantastic opportunity for children to develop water confidence and swimming skills, in a fun, yet structured way. Our structured teaching programme follows the ASA’s National Plan for Teaching Swimming and is sponsored by Southern Water.

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Competitive

Bluefins Competitive Swimming

As a competitive swimming club, Basingstoke Bluefins has an extensive programme of competition, to enable all swimmers to get the opportunity to compete at their own level.

The club offers coaching and competition for all ages at three swimming pools in and around Basingstoke. The competition squads operate under the careful guidance of our head coach Graeme Thomas and his team of dedicated and experienced coaches.

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Masters

Bluefins Senior Age Group & Masters

Basingstoke Bluefins Swimming Club Masters Squad offers professionally coached and competitive swimming opportunities for adults in North Hampshire. 

Swimmers compete in pool-based swimming events from local to international level, while others train for triathlons, open-water swimming or just general fitness.

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Waterpolo

Bluefins Water Polo

Sunday and Tuesday's at the Basingstoke Aquadrome.

We play in the Hampshire league, (A and B teams) South East region League and invitational Tournaments. Friendlies are arranged to introduce players into the squad and allow a transition from the junior squads.

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Disability

Bluefins Disability Swimming

The Sharks squad was formed 7 years ago to help develop disabled people to reach their potential and weren’t able to attend a mainstream club.

We are a relatively small but friendly squad within Bluefins and train for an hour on either a Friday 19:30 - 20:30 or Sunday 18:00 - 19:00 depending on ability.

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