Well done to everyone from myself as Chairman – it seemed that as announcers we were mentioning Ripley in every heat, event and final which was marvellous! And when I looked round at the officials and helpers too, there was always someone there from Ripley, including the President! A really good tribute for our coaches, [...]
After two long and tiring weekends at the Arc in Matlock for the Derbyshire ASA County Championships, we are pleased to report that Ripley swimmers have done themselves and the club proud. We had 44 swimmers qualify, competing in 275 swims across a full Olympic type schedule of events. Of those 275 swims, 106 equated [...]
Last night Rascals hosted round one of the Derwent League at Alfreton Leisure Centre - we welcomed Rykneld, Derby Pheonix, Matlock & District, Belper Marlin & Dronfield Dolphins to swim alongside us. The atmosphere was fantastic and the team had some amazing swims. Lots of new PBs made & some swimmers gaining or updating [...]
It was great to see 46 of our swimmers compete on Sunday at our annual January Open Meet at the Arc in Matlock. You all represented the club so well and performed brilliantly. A big thank you is extended to the organising team and all the parents that helped the day go smoothly.
Well done to everyone who swam at the DASA Long Course Competition at Ponds Forge on Sunday 13th December. It was great to see such good skills on show and numerous pbs achieved. A special well done to those swimmers who were competing in a 50m pool for the first time – you all did [...]
Another successful night of competing in the final round of the Arena League at Alfreton with a great team performance to help us finish in second place again! The result caps off a great Arena League season with the club finishing in its highest ever league position of 8th. A huge congratulations to everyone that [...]
Congratulations to all those that swam at the Hunt Memorial Relay Gala for helping the team finish in 1st place and therefore win the trophy! It was great to see our younger, more inexperienced swimmers getting the chance to race with our older swimmers and all do so well. Well done to everyone, especially those [...]
Great swimming in the 2nd round of the Arena League last night. Plenty of excellent performances resulting in our best ever finish in a Premier Division gala! Results: 1st Boldmere – 203pts 2nd Ripley – 161pts 3rd Chase – 155pts 4th Belper – 145pts 5th Wolverhampton – 128pts 6th Rugby – 89pts We look forward [...]
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Well done to all the swimmers that competed over the 3 rounds of the Derbyshire Junior Grand Prix. You all did really well, picking up many PBs and top 10 finishes along the way. Great work and keep it up!