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 »

Leeds Short Course Meet Success

Well done to Rhys James who competed in the City of Leeds open Short Course Meet on 26th-27th of October. Rhys displayed some great swimming in the heats and then backed it up in the finals walking away with :- 1st 100 freestyle 200 freestyle 100 backstroke 100 butterfly 200 IM 2nd 200 backstroke Rhys… Read more »

GREATER GWENT FASTWATER OPEN MEET 19 & 20 OCT 13

Swimmers from all levels and ages displayed great racing throughout two very long days in Newport ISV showing a high skill level whilst swimming fast. There were plenty of Pb’s throughout the weekend in both L2 & L4 meets. Really positive swims to build on for the rest of the season. Ieuan Lloyd showed his… Read more »

CLUB CHAMPIONSHIPS & UK SCHOOL GAMES

The 2013 Club Championships are over for another year. Good fast swimming for the early season with swimmers across the whole club achieving some good pbs setting themselves up for the next year. Matt Williams set his development squads the task of swimming some tough events, in particular the 400m free, a challenging event themselves… Read more »