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Land Training

Land training sessions are on Sundays from 2.45pm-3.45pm. This is in addition to your normal weekend swimming sessions. The sessions are tailored for specific exercises to enhance your swimming. They are delivered by an external qualified instructor.
Please make sure you are wearing suitable exercise clothing and footwear, shorts, track suits, t-shirts, trainers, and bring an extra drink. Don't forget your swimming bags for the session at 4pm.

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Summer BBQ - Saturday 30th August

FST are delighted to invite you to our Summer BBQ on Saturday 30th August 4pm-9pm. This is the first time we have arranged a social event for parents, swimmers, family and coaches and we hope that you are all able to attend.

Venue - 5th Urmston Scout Hut off Queens Road, Urmston
                         BBQ - Music - Games - Tuck Shop
Bring your own drinks, picnic blanket or chairs
Cost: Family ticket (2 Adults, 2 children) £12 Adult ticket £5 Child ticket £3
Your ticket price will include BBQ food (1 burger and 1 sausage/hot dog each plus salad, sauce etc).  Extra BBQ food may be purchased. Please advise if you are vegetarian. If you want to bring any other picnic food for yourself or for all to share please feel free. Soft drinks, sweets, crisps etc will be available to buy from the tuck shop
Tickets will be available from Win or a Committee member on Tuesdays or Thursdays during August.

Please check your calendars and buy your tickets early for the social event of the Summer. We look forward to seeing you there.

Summer Boot Camp - Tuesday 26th August to Friday 29th August

Flixton Swim Team are pleased to announce that we are running a Summer Boot Camp again this year.
Did you attend last year? Did you survive? Simon is back with the Boot Camp this year!

Competition Squads
> Tuesday 9.30am-11am pool 11.15am-12.15pm land training
> Tuesday 8.15pm-9.30pm pool
> Wednesday 5.30am-7am pool 7.15am-8.45am land training *extended time*
> Thursday 9.30am-11am pool 11.15am-12.15pm land training
> Thursday 8.15pm-9.30pm pool
> Friday 9.30am-11am pool 11.15am-12.15pm land training
Cost £20 for the 8 extra sessions (includes a boot camp t-shirt on completion)

Development Squads
> Tuesday 7.15pm-8.15pm
> Wednesday 9.30am-11am pool 11.15am-12.15pm land training
> Thursday 7.15pm-8.15pm
Cost £5 for the extra 2 sessions

Please let Win know your t-shirt size when you book and pay.

The perfect way to get you back in shape for training starting Monday 1st September.

Please book your places by email to  flixtonswimteam@googlemail.com or with Win on poolside.

You must bring extra drinks and suitable land training clothes and footwear and lots of energy!

New Head Coach and Assistant Coach

After holding interviews this week the Coaches and Committee are pleased to announce that we have appointed a new Head Coach Philip Ramsbottom. Phil has been invited to the fun gala, boot camp and the summer BBQ. Officially he will start in September.

We have also appointed Wendy McNeil as Assistant Coach.

Summer Holiday Timetable

Normal training will finish on Thursday 24th July. Training will reduce to Tuesdays and Thursdays only (C1 will train with C2 8.15 on Tuesday’s, normal times all other squads), as from week beginning Monday 28th July.

Normal sessions will resume on Monday 1st September 2014.