Training camp – Oxford University – Monday 24th October – Saturday 29th September 2012 (TBC)
Held every year at the Rosenblatt Pool in –1 week. A good time to dust off the cobwebs and get back into a training regime.
Friendly Gala – Oxford University – Saturday 20th October 2012 (5pm – 7pm)
We host one friendly gala during the year against other Universities. Everyone should make himself or herself available, as we like to enter more than one team.
BUCS Short Course Championship – Sheffield, Friday 2nd – Sunday 4th November 2012
Held on the weekend at the end of 5th week at Sheffield, one of the best and fastest pools in the country. Anyone attending this meet must be prepared to leave on the Friday and return on the Sunday evening. Each club is limited to two swimmers per event so if you are entered you’re expected to swim.
BUCS Team Championships – Division 1 Southern Regional round, Sunday 18th November 2012
The team departs mid morning and arrives back at about 9.00pm. This is the Pre-Qualifying round before the rounds and finals, held in Sheffield at the Student Games during March (see below).
Training Camp – Oxford University – Monday 3rd Dec – Saturday 8th Dec 2011
Training after Michaelmas term, important to keep up the Aerobic base and not lose fitness after the hard work in the term
Training Camp - Torremolinos, Spain, early January (TBC)
Included are 26-28 hours of water time, up to 4 hours land training and up to 4 hours in the classroom. All Squad swimmers with any ambition of swimming in the Varsity Match must attend this camp.
Maxwell Open Meet, 19th & 20th January 2013 An open meet that is compulsory for the senior blues squad who expect to be selected for the varsity match.
BUCS Long Course Championship – Sheffield, Friday 22nd - Sunday 24th February 2013
Held on the weekend at the end of 4th Week in Sheffield, one of the best and fastest pools in the country. Anyone attending this meet must be prepared to leave on the Friday and return on the Sunday evening. Each club is limited to two swimmers per event so if you are entered you’re expected to swim.
Varsity Match - Oxford, date TBC
Held every year alternately at Oxford and Cambridge. The 2013 match will be held in Cambridge. All swimmers should plan, prepare and be available for this gala.
County Championships – Aylesbury, date TBC
At the end of Hilary term I expect as many as possible to attend this meet especially on the first w/end A last chance gala for a blue’s time
BUCSTeam Championships National finals – Sheffield, date TBC
Phase 2 of the Rounds and Finals held at the Student Games in Sheffield.