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Trials for the club take place at The Walnuts. Please email membership@orpingtonojays.com for details.

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Todays training

Tuesday 12 Dec
Bronze
The Walnuts 18:00 - 19:00
Gold
Biggin Hill 19:30 - 21:00
Platinum
Biggin Hill 19:30 - 21:00
Top
The Walnuts 19:00 - 21:00

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  • Sat 16/Dec/2017
    Club Championships 8
  • Sat 06/Jan/2018
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    Sun 07/Jan/2018
    Sun 07/Jan/2018
    Canterbury Icebreak

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National Arena League - The Final Round

Mon 11/Dec/2017

On Saturday night the team boarded the coach to Horsham. With little traffic, our swimmers arrived early and keen to get in the pool. As this was the final round of the league the atmosphere was buzzing with excitement and nervous energy. With 50 events on the programme and 10 swum we were in 4th place after the first set of relays. The swimmers watching, cheering and working out the points race by race telling each other which teams they had to beat. Race by race the points began to build. The last set of relays everyone knew what needed to be done. Age by age group we raced with the volume at the pool increasing with each take over. By the last two races, the ladies and mens open 6x50 freestyle, the excitement was intense and the volume incredible. Both of the races were tight, with positions changing numerous times through out. Our swimmers in both events came through and managed to finish in first place. It was a great evening with great team spirit and excellent individual swims from our younger swimmers to our masters which resulted in us finishing the evening in 2nd place! Final results 1st - Croydon - 214 points 2nd - Orpington Ojays - 201 points 3rd - Ashford & East Grinstead - 179 points 5th - Shepway - 168 points 6th - Dover - 108 points Thanks to all the helpers, coach Damien, parents and swimmers.

Billy makes history at INAS World Champs

Mon 11/Dec/2017

Massive congratulations to Billy Birchmore who earlier in the month had an outstanding INAS World Championships. Billy started the meet on top form by setting a new World Record during the heats of the 50m Freestyle DS Class in 30.56 seconds. He also made history by being the first ever Great Britain Gold medallist at an INAS Sport Championships, Down syndrome class. He was crowned World Champion in the 200m backstroke in 3:04.21. He took the same title for the 200m, 400m and 1500m Freestyle as well! For the 50 Freestyle and Backstroke Billy won Silver and in the 100m Freestyle he won Bronze. An amazing set of the results Billy! Simply outstanding.

Photos taken from the @DSSGB1 twitter feed.
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The last day of normal training is Saturday 23rd December. There will be no swimming on the following days over Christmas and New Year Sunday 24th December - Christmas Eve Monday 25th December - Christmas Day Tuesday 26th December - Boxing day Sunday 31st December - New Years Eve Monday 1st January - New Years Day Tuesday 2nd January On the 22nd of December, there will be no early morning training. We return to full training from Wednesday 3rd January 2018. Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year to everyone.
The Club Championships Presentation Evening is on Friday 23rd February at Crofton Halls.
On Saturday 3rd March and Sunday 4th March we will be co-hosting the Spring Charity Meet with Erith and District SC again at Crook Log. Please keep the date clear and more details will follow.Q
It's that time of year when we need to ask all trophy holders to hand back their trophies so we can get them ready for this year's winners. Please return them to Julie Strover, who is usually in the spectator gallery when either Top or Platinum squads are training. Otherwise please pass to your coach or leave them at the desk or shop on Monday evenings. Julie will also take them at the club champs sprint gala on December 16th. Please ensure you have returned them by December 16th.

Tadpoles

Tadpoles are term time lessons for young swimmers starting out. The new Summer term starts on Sunday 10th September and finishes on Saturday 21st October. There is no swimming during half term, Sunday 22nd October to Saturday 28th October. If you are a new Tadpole could you also please fill in the ASA 1 form. Payment for ASA membership is not due until next year.
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