Pool Swim – Abbots Bromley

Time: 7.30 – 8.30pm

Location: Abbots Bromley School, Abbots Bromley, Staffs, WS15 3BW

Cost: £3/1 adult/junior members; £5/2 adult/junior non-members

Directions:

From Lichfield – head north on the A515 towards Kings Bromley/Ashbourne. At Seedy Mill turn left onto the B5014 towards Handsacre. In Handsacre turn right onto the A513/B5014 to Abbots Bromley/Uttoxeter (alternatively, stay on the A515 at Seedy Mill, turn left onto the A513 just before Kings Bromley then right onto the B5014 to Abbots Bromley). On entering Abbots Bromley go round a left bend by the Coach & Horses pub and the entry to the pool is on the left just before the zebra crossing.

From Rugeley – leave Rugeley on the B5103 (under the railway bridge by the Yorkshireman pub). Follow the road over Blithfield reservoir and, at the end, turn right for Abbots Bromley. Go through the village and over the zebra crossing. The pool entrance is on the right immediately after the crossing.

NB. The pool is on the opposite side of the road to the main school buildings.

Club Christmas meal and prizegiving – Friday 7th December

Our Club Christmas meal and annual prizegiving has been booked!

Date: Friday 7th December 8pm (meet in the Duke of York for drinks from 7pm)

Venue: Once more we will be returning to Lee Garden in Lichfield who always do us a fantastic meal – you will not go home hungry!
 
Cost: £25 per person (payable in advance). Friends/family all welcome.
 
To book – contact Ann with numbers and any dietary requirements.
To pay – either put your money in an envelope marked with your name and ‘Christmas meal’ or ask me for our bank details and pay by BACS.

Cold water swim

For the truly hardy (or mad) Cliff Lakes run an open water swim session every Saturday throughout the winter.

Time: 10.00 – 11.00am

Cost: £6

Location: Cliff Lakes Water Park, Tamworth Road, Cliff, Tamworth, B78 2DL

This session is organised by Cliff Lakes Waterpark (formerly the West Midlands Water Ski Centre). For more details visit their website or ring 07588 395792

Club summer social and BBQ – Mon 27th August

Our Club summer social and BBQ will take place on Monday 27th August (Bank Holiday) at Curborough Hall Farm, Watery Lane, Lichfield – 4.00pm start.

This is a great chance to get to meet your fellow members outside of the swimming pool and (hopefully) with their clothes on! There will be plenty of food – just bring your own drinks – and games for the children plus plenty of space for them to run around. If the weather is bad there’s plenty of room inside too.

Everyone welcome – bring your friends and family. Free to members and under 16s, £5 for all others.

 

 

Burntwood Aquathlon cancelled

Unfortunately due to heavy snow overnight we have cancelled today’s race.
We have fought hard to keep the race going and thank you to everyone who has supported us but, with more heavy snow now forecast this morning, it just isn’t safe.
We will be in touch with all entrants in the next couple of days; meanwhile, stay warm and stay safe!

Burntwood Aquathlon – final start times

The final start times for Sunday’s race are available here. There have been a few changes to race numbers and a few people have moved one wave since the provisional list was published so please check

The race will still be running so long as the pool is open and we can get there! The forecast is better for tomorrow than today but it will still be cold so bring some extra layers + hat and gloves!

If anything disastrous happens with the weather overnight all entrants will be emailed and a notice posted on this website and our Facebook page before 7am.