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Swim England Senior Swiming Coach- Applications Open

This annual programme is now open for applications. It is designed for Level 2 Swimming Coaches leading a squad of swimmers throughout their programme and working with those competing at regional level or above. As a senior coach, you will be able to lead a coaching team and manage resources to support all areas of

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Long Course Championships 2020

News has reached Swim England East Region that the early May bank holiday in 2020 will be moved from Monday 4th to Friday 8th May to mark the 75th anniversary of VE Day. Swim England East Region has held regional swimming championships using the three days of this weekend since the region was created in

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Regional Awards 2019 Available for Nominations

Every year we recognise the contribution of our members who are integral to the running of all the aquatic sports.  Details of the awards now open for nominations can be found on the Regional Awards page including historical Swim England East Region Awards and awards in partnership with Swim England.  All nominations will close on

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Pre Nationals Information Pack for Parents and Athletes

Following on from last year, the region have put together another pack for anyone attending the British or English summer meets. The information is only there as a guide, but based on a large amount of feedback from parents so far, we believe it will be of use. If you have any questions that are

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National Volunteers Week 2019

Swim England East Region is celebrating National Volunteers Week from the 1- 7 June.  It is a UK wide campaign now in its 35th year.  During the week we will aim to recognise, celebrate and thank volunteers and the region would like to encourage people across the region to do the same. Please help by

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Para-Swimmers Selected for GB Squad

The squad for the Para-Swimming World Championships being held in London from 9th-15th September 2019 has been announced by British Swimming and includes four swimmers from the East Region.  Congratulations to: Jessica-Jane Applegate (Co Norwich) Jordan Catchpole (Co Norwich) Louise Fiddes (Hatfield) Ellie Challis (Colchester Phoenix) All four swimmers had great success recently in Glasgow

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Swimming Development Event Open for Bookings

On 29th May 2019 the region will be running a swimming development event at Anglia Ruskin University for coaches, swimmers and parents.  The day will feature a range of guest speakers, both from swimming and other sports, who will cover a variety of interesting topics.  Full details can be found here: Coaches – Swimming Development

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East Representation in Men’s U19 Water Polo GB Squad

The squad for the GB men’s U19 water polo team has been announced, including six players from the East.  The lead coach for the squad, Dean Walker (Chelmsford), is also from the East Region.  The squad is working towards qualifiers for the European Championships in 2020.  For more information, including a full squad list, visit

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Regional Plan 2019-20

The Regional Management Board has approved the regional plan for 2019-20.  The plan contains details of all intended activities for all disciplines and can be viewed in full on our What we do page.  Any questions regarding the plan should be sent to east@swimming.org.

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Workforce Development Day

On Saturday 27th April, we will be hosting a Workforce Development Day at the Swim England East Region office in Kentford.  There will be three workshops for club workforce which will include Safeguarding and Protecting Children, Time to Listen and a combined Team Manager 1 & 2 workshop.  Bookings for all workshops close on 22nd

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