East Region Youth Swimming Championships 2017

Good luck to all our swimmers who are competing at the 2017 East Region Youth Swimming Championships this weekend.  At the time of publishing BPSC swimmers have so far secured at least 15 medals with top placings including Samuel Perks, Callum Hodgson, Mason Hunnisett, James Cooper, Macy Lawrence and Ellie Wheeler.  In the combined Club Points table after session four BPSC were placed sixth overall with plenty more to come!  See East Region Championships Live Results Feed for details.

Club Records Update – March 2017

The report summarising the BPSC club records broken by our swimmers in February is now available on our Club records page. These include records by Emily Cooper, Olivia Harrison and Jack Williams who are new entrants to the club record books  and new overall long course records for Vejune Petraityte, Ellie Wheeler,Macy Lawrence & Holly Hildrew.


BPSC Awards Night 2017

Awards Night An excellent BPSC awards night was held in the Springhouse Club, Corringham.  Many awards were handed out including ‘Top Boy’ and ‘Top Girl’ trophies from the Club Championships, performance awards from the recent Essex Championships, squad ‘swimmer of the year’  trophies and some special awards voted on by club members.  It seems that a great night was had by all!  For details of who won what, see 2017 Awards Night Trophies and also for Club Champs Awards: Boys  Girls.  Some photos from the evening are shown in the slideshow above.  More photos available in our Awards Night Photo Gallery.

Anyone who was unable to collected their award will get it presented by their coach on Friday 10th March at normal training.  Club championship  trophies can also be collected from the club desk between 5pm and 6pm on the same evening.

Essex Age Group Championships

Essex Champions (again)! For the second year in a row Basildon are confirmed as  Essex Age Group Club Champions!  After nine competitive sessions spread over 6 days and three weekends, BPSC finished decisively in top position of the club points table.  BPSC acquired a total of 2,203 points in the championships leaving a massive gap to second-placed Colchester (1072 pts) and third-placed Romford (959 pts).  No less than 66 BPSC individual swimmers reached finals (or top 8) in one or more of their events.  At the end of this annual competition BPSC also had four individual Essex Age Group champions:  Reece Nicholls, Samual Bryan, Liam Brennan and Ruby Wheeler who all finished top in the points tally for their respective ‘Top Boy’ and ‘Top Girl’ age groupings.  In the team telay competition Basildon finished top of the Junior and Youth relay categories and were in second place in the BAGCAT section.  Overall it was an excellent competition for BPSC with many PB’s and several new club records set.  See  Full results from the 2017 Essex Age Group championships.