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In Memory of Joanne Dening 1983 – 2019

Joanne Rachel Dening 6/12/1983 - 20/02/2019   It is with great sadness that I have to inform you all that Jo Dening unfortunately died on 20th February 2019, in a paddleboard accident near Wenderhold Regional Park in Waiwera, north of Auckland, New Zealand. She was 35 last December. Most of you will know her mum, [...]

By |2019-03-21T23:50:54+01:00March 2nd, 2019|Learn to Swim, Lifesavers News, Swimming News|Comments Off on In Memory of Joanne Dening 1983 – 2019

RASCALS Promoted!

We were third on the night at at thrilling Final held at Perdiswell Leisure Centre in Worcester last Saturday, which means we get a nice Pennant:- And Promoted to the Premier Division for next year!!! Well done to our Head Coach Glenn Fisher and all the team from all three rounds who helped to achieve [...]

By |2018-12-14T19:10:04+01:00December 14th, 2018|Swimming News|Comments Off on RASCALS Promoted!

Diidy League Final Results 2018

Hi All Well done to everyone who took part and represented RASCALS so well. We won Gala 3, came 9th overall and were the second highest point scoring Derbyshire Club. The final results for the whole league are here.... Looking forward to 2019! Tracey Team Manager - Swimming

By |2018-06-30T16:22:04+01:00June 30th, 2018|Swimming News|Comments Off on Diidy League Final Results 2018

RASCALS Inaugural Frank Mansey Memorial Open Meet

Press Release RASCALS Frank Mansey Memorial Open Meet June 9th 2018 Frank Mansey was a Founder Member and Lifetime President of RASCALS, who sadly passed away last year on his 91st Birthday.  Until a few years ago, he was to be found manning the reception table at both the old and new pools; watching with [...]

By |2018-09-08T18:13:03+01:00June 26th, 2018|Swimming News|Comments Off on RASCALS Inaugural Frank Mansey Memorial Open Meet

Jacob Whittle Swims Britain’s Fastest-Ever 100 Free by a 13-Year Old!

Update!!! Jacob with Awards and Proud Coach ( I think that is the expression...) Swim Swam News Article Jacob Whittle Swims Britain’s Fastest-Ever 100 Free by a 13-Year Old by Braden Keith May 27th, 2018 Britain, Europe, International, News, Records 13-year old Jacob Whittle (Courtesy: Derventio Excel) 13-year old Jacob Whittle of the Derventio Excel swim [...]

By |2018-06-26T20:25:17+01:00May 29th, 2018|Swimming News|Comments Off on Jacob Whittle Swims Britain’s Fastest-Ever 100 Free by a 13-Year Old!

Diddy League Round Two 2018

Diddy League Round Two 2018 Draw for Round Two to be swum on Saturday the 19th of May 2018 6-00pm warm up for 6-30pm start GALA ONE Venue:  Alfreton leisure Centre Lane 1   ETWALL BLUES 2   DRONFIELD DOLPHINS 3   CITY of DERBY A 4   SHERWOOD 5   *RIPLEY RASCALS* (Host) 6   LONG [...]

By |2018-04-30T11:43:35+01:00April 30th, 2018|Swimming News|Comments Off on Diddy League Round Two 2018