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Pool Sessions 2015

The nights are drawing in, but don’t despair, the baths sessions at Hazel Grove Swimming Pool return on Sunday, 4th October, 2015, with the last session on Sunday, 27th March, 2016. This year we have Beginners and Rolling courses running in addition to open sessions.

For further information on the baths sessions and courses, please click on this link.

Workday THANKS

We had very good attendance at the 16th June 2012 pre-slalom workday; we even had a dedicated catering crew who provided during the day hot drinks and chocolate biscuits, and for lunch bacon and sausage baps.

THANK YOU to all; you have helped to provide improvements that will exist for many years to come.

Main achievements:
  • 3 new benches (two near middle pool get-in; one near bottom pool.)
  • Tree removed from bottom pool (done by slalomists on Friday evening.)
  • Slalom lines and training gates in bottom pool replaced.
  • One floodlight relocated.
  • Pathways cleared.
  • Container lock repaired.
  • Major repairs to top get-in (near bridge) steps.

Special thanks to Andy Brookes and Peter Burke for "at cost" provision of high quality benches. Thank you for the know how, the hours of labour and saving the club a fortune.

Also special thanks to ALL the crew who ensured the benches were located in ideal positions no matter how much work was involved.


Interclubs 2011

National Interclub Slalom Championships 2011

Always the weekend after the September Marple slalom is the National Interclub Slalom Championships at the artificial slalom course at Cardington, near Bedford.

Now, normally when you see the words "artificial slalom course" you picture the courses at Beijing or Athens, or even the new Olympic course at Lee Valley. If you've been around a bit you might think of Holme Pierrepont in Nottingham, or the course at Teeside, or even the first purpose built course at Augsburg in Germany, used for the 1972 Munich Olympics.

Well, forget all about that right away.

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Pool Sessions 2011

The nights are drawing in, but don’t despair, the baths sessions at Hazel Grove Swimming Pool return on Sunday October 2nd 2011, with the last session on Sunday 25th March 2012. There will be two 45 minute open sessions every Sunday, starting at 7:10pm and 7:55pm.  We will also be running several (5 week) beginner and (4 week) rolling courses at the same times.  For further information on the pool sessions and courses, please click on this link.

Stolen Kayaks and Kit

Another canoe club has had one of their trailers broken into and kit stolen. The break-in occurred last weekend in Upton on Wirral. Can members be on the lookout for any suspicious kit for sale.

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