National Arena Swimming League Final Success

26 APRIL 14 Congrats to our Swim Team finishing runners up at the B Final. The Club won the Relay Challenge. In the “virtual gala” (a combination of the times from both Finals) our Team was placed 6th out of the 20 Finalists being the top Welsh Western League Club. After a tough 3 rounds… Read more »

Stuttgart Swim Camp

Over the Easter Period we welcomed the Stuttgart Swim Team who held a swim Camp at the International Pool. At the end of their stay a mini competition was held with teams competing in 50 fly, back & breastroke, 100 free and then a cannon relay to finish off. CCSC has been sending a team… Read more »

Splott Swimming Pool

Cardiff’s oldest swimming pool closed on 31 March 2014. Final training for A1 & P3 squads was on the previous Friday. The Club has a long history with Splott and more can be read here: farewell splott Thanks to Carl Lobeck for the additional info and we look forward to seeing all back in the… Read more »

Duke of Edinburgh Gold

Former club swimmers Melissa & Zach Jones received their D of E Gold award at St James’ Palace on 19 March. Prince Phillip was there and had a chat with all the people receiving their awards. They wish to thank Nikki Thompson & the CCSC coaches for helping them achieve their Bronze, Silver and Gold… Read more »

Trained for Bag Packing

2 March 2014 and with no training it was still a busy Sunday for our Arena B Final and Stuttgart Teams who were raising money for both events by bag packing at Asda Cardiff Bay. With 15 swimmers per session and with a few staying on for extra packing, the day ran smoothly with no… Read more »

Speeding at Closed Meet

The fourth Closed Invitational Meet saw CCSC racing against Barry ASC, Bridgend CSS, Cearphilly CSS, Llantrisant Sharks, Merthyr Tydfil SC, Neath ASA & City Of Newport. The meet provides a wonderful opportunity for new & junior swimmers to compete in a 50m pool. This year we had speeding tickets (100 issued over the day!) &… Read more »

Strong Regional Swimming

A huge well done to all of the swimmers who competed over at the South East Wales Regional Championships in early February. Swimmers displayed a great use of skills and technique whilst racing in heats and Finals. All age groups stepped up and over the 2 weekends the Club achieved (without all of our Elite… Read more »

EXETER & NEATH FAST SWIMMING

18 & 19 January 14 was a busy weekend for the Club with teams shaking off the Christmas cobwebs competing at the Exeter Open Meet in Cardiff and at the Celtic Dolphins Meet in Neath Well done to everyone who competed at the Exeter Gala on the weekend. The meet was mainly used to get… Read more »

CLUB SHOP NEWS

CCSC thanks Jan and Sarah who have run the Club Shop over the last four years They have handed over “the keys to the Shop” to Lynne De Tores who has very kindly offered to take on this role going forward. Lynne has for the past few weeks been working with Sarah & Jan as… Read more »

Club Raise £250 for Latch

Allie Price, used to swim with Cardiff and she continues to swim with Cardiff Masters. She now works with LATCH. At the Summer Social evening you kindly raised £250 which Bethan Witchell, Emily Chirighin & Dave Haller presented to Allie on 4 November. Bethan and her family have been supported by LATCH during her brother,… Read more »