Swimming Club

Why Join Us?

1) Fun and friendly environment.

2) Boost your swimming skills.

3) Competitive & Social

4) Social events

 

What do we do?

The BU swim team is a fun, friendly club that caters for all levels of swimming abilities.

We offer both a social and competitive side, so either if you want to compete, get fit or just meet new people our club is definitely for you.

On the competitive side, our main focus is towards BUCS nationals and other smaller meets across the year, so there's plenty of opportunities to compete.

 

 

The fee for BU swimming is £330 for all three semesters, roughly £2 per session. This price includes:
 

- FREE BU Swim Team hat with your membership

- All training costs

- Annual membership to Poole Swimming Club

- Four coached pool sessions a week

- one S&C session a week 

 

 

 

Key Events

BUCS Nationals short course competition (25 metre) 

BUCS Nationals long course competition  (50 metre)  

NUDL National University Development League

Activities Awards 

Sports Ball 

More info in the events tab!
 

When and Where?

We train with Poole Swimming Club at the following times and venues:

Monday 8:30-9:30 pm 
Talbot Heath: Rothesay Rd, Bournemouth BH4 9NJ
 
Tuesday 7:45-9:15 pm 
Talbot Heath: Rothesay Rd, Bournemouth BH4 9NJ 

Wednesday 1:30-2:15 pm (Strength and Conditioning)
Uni S&C suit Wallisdown Rd, Wallisdown, Poole BH12 5HH

Thursday 7:45-9:15 pm 
Talbot Heath: Rothesay Rd, Bournemouth BH4 9NJ

Sunday 7:15-8:15 pm  
Talbot Heath: Rothesay Rd, Bournemouth BH4 9NJ
Note: During university holiday periods, swimming will be available but it will be un-coached so swimmers are encouraged to join with Poole SC Masters squads.

Meet the Committee

President:   Rhys Walker 

Vice President: Joseph Mclean

Captain:   George Farr, Lucy Moores, Jennifer Herbert 

Treasurer:   Molly Stemp 

Fundraising: Alice Fendere, Sarah Hiley 

Social Sec: Derry Linton, Jasmine Stone

 

 

Recent Events: 2018/2019 on the Swim Team

 

16/03/2019 - Society Swap with the Archery Society

So it turns out hand-eye co-ordination transfers quite well from swimming to archery, who'd have thought? We had a really great time with Archery today and we're really thankful for how welcome they made us feel!

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05/02/2019 - SUBU Refreshers Fair

Swimming is at the Refresher's fair today! Come sign up!

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02/02/2019 - Bag-packing at ASDA Castlepoint

The team returned to ASDA Castlepoint to raise money for our trip to Sheffield and to commit to our five-star criteria.

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09/01/2019 - Team Photos

Today was Team BU's Official team photo day. The whole team got together to take a serious and...slightly less serious photo.

   

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01/12/2018 - Society Swap with BU Climbing

We sent some of our swimmers to go try out bouldering with the Climbing Society at the Dolphin Project centre. We had a great time and were made very comfortable by our friends on that society!

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29/11/2018 - Gift Wrapping

The Swim Team showed up at the SUBU Building to participate in wrapping shoeboxes for the less fortunate!

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26/11/2018 - Band-Aid Christmas Song

The swim team got together to participate in a SUBU-video rendition of Band Aid's 'Feed the World' to help support those in need. High notes were definitely struck.

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09-11/11/2018 - BUCS Short Course

The first BUCS of the academic year happened this month. Lots of PBs accross the board and a crazy night in the Sheffield Hallam Student Union. A very successful weekend all-in-all.

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