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.

 

 

Run session

***UPDATE*** From October 16th the Lichfield run will be replaced by a track session at Shobnall Leisure Complex in Burton.  Sessions will be interval based and suitable for all abilities – no need to worry about getting left behind or holding anybody up! Entry to the Leisure Centre costs £1.70 for members on production of a membership card (£3.40 adults/£2.45 U16s for non-members). Under 16s must be accompanied by an adult. The entry fee includes use of the changing rooms and showers and should be paid at reception on the way in. Meet on the track at 7pm. Normal trainers are fine and please bring with you a drink, some warm clothes and a watch if you have one. Venue address: Shobnall Leisure Complex, Shobnall St, Burton, DE14 2BB.

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Time: 7.00 – 8.00pm

Location: The Tuesday run takes place on alternating weeks from Burntwood Leisure Centre or the Cross Keys carpark in Lichfield. The sessions are led by one of the Club’s Triathlon coaches and are suitable for runners of all abilities. Both sessions will be interval based. See below to find out where the run is taking place this week and which coach is leading it.

Burntwood – Burntwood Leisure Centre, High Street, Chasetown, Burntwood, WS7 3XH (meet at the entrance to the Leisure Centre)

Lichfield – Stowe Pool, Lichfield – meet at the Cross Keys carpark, 

Cost: free to members

NB. This session is not covered by the Club’s insurance unless it is led by a Level 2 coach. Participants take part entirely at their own risk. 

DATE VENUE LED/COACHED BY CONTACT
2nd Oct Lichfield Andy Upmalis 07854 221035
9th Oct Burntwood Tim Pepper 07710 888711
16th Oct Shobnall Leisure Complex Ann Brooks 07583 695354
23rd Oct Burntwood Tim Pepper 07710 888711
30th Oct Shobnall Leisure Complex Ann Brooks 07583 695354
6th Nov Burntwood Tim Pepper 07710 888711
13th Nov Shobnall Leisure Complex Stuart Duckworth 07855 435503
20th Nov Burntwood Tim Pepper 07710 888711
27th Nov Shobnall Leisure Complex Ann Brooks 07583 695354
4th Dec TBC    
11th Dec Shobnall Leisure Complex Ann Brooks 07583 695354
18th Dec  Burntwood Tim Pepper 07710 888711
25th Dec NO SESSION    

Burntwood Leisure Centre, High Street, Chase Town, Burntwood, WS7 3XH

Cross Keys carpark, Lichfield, WS13

Pool swim – Lichfield

Time: 8.00 -9.00pm

Location: Friary Grange Leisure Centre, Eastern Avenue, Lichfield, WS13 7EW 

Cost: Members £4 (£2 – Under 16); Non-members £6 (£3 – Under 16) 

This is a coached session led by Jade O’Sullivan our ASA Level 2 swim coach assisted by one of the Club’s Triathlon coaches. The session is suitable for all abilities.

 

 

 

 

Club Christmas meal

Once again our Club Christmas meal will be held at Lea Garden in Lichfield (Chinese). They have put up with us for several years now and always provide a huge spread of food.

Date: Fri 2nd December

Time: 8pm with drinks from 7pm at the Duke of York

Cost: £20 per person for the meal and some drinks (payable in advance). Family/friends welcome.

If you’d like to come please contact Ann with numbers and any special dietary requirements. You can pay in cash at the Monday or Thursday swim sessions (please put your money in an envelope marked with your name) or, if you’d rather pay online, ask me for our bank details.

Club AGM!

Date: Wednesday 23rd March 

Time: 7.30pm

Location: The Hawthorn Room, Friary Grange Leisure Centre, Eastern Avenue, Lichfield, WS13 7SQ