Learn To Swim Small Pool Championships

On the 8th of November Ripley Rascals held their annual Small Pool Championships. This is a great opportunity for our younger swimmers to experience a swim gala in familiar surroundings. Some great swimming was on show in both the small pool and the 25m main pool with really close races and super fast times. A [...]

By |2019-11-19T13:57:58+00:00November 19th, 2019|General Updates, Learn to Swim|Comments Off on Learn To Swim Small Pool Championships

RASCALS AGM Mon 4th November 2019

RIPLEY AMATEUR SWIMMING CLUB AND LIFE SAVERS Notice of RASCALS AGM 2019 Notice is hereby given of the RASCALS AGM to take place on MONDAY 4th NOVEMBER 2019  AT  THE MEETING ROOM, ALFRETON LEISURE CENTRE (Bowling Centre Entrance, Bottom of Car Park) 7.00PM PROMPT START   Claire Layton RASCALS Secretary 2019

By |2019-09-10T22:45:42+01:00September 10th, 2019|Learn to Swim, Lifesavers News, Swimming News|Comments Off on RASCALS AGM Mon 4th November 2019

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+00:00March 2nd, 2019|Learn to Swim, Lifesavers News, Swimming News|Comments Off on In Memory of Joanne Dening 1983 – 2019

Jacob Whittle Becomes British Record Holder!

  Jacob Whittle, who trains with Ripley RASCALS and the Derbyshire County Squad, Derventio Excel, has broken the previous British Record for the male 13 year age group. He achieved this during the first weekend of the Derbyshire County Championships, 17th & 18th February 2018, held at The ARC Leisure Centre, Matlock. As can be [...]

By |2018-02-21T22:22:59+00:00February 21st, 2018|Learn to Swim, Swimming News|Comments Off on Jacob Whittle Becomes British Record Holder!

SwimMark Announcement

Swim England, SwimMark 2017 & RASCALS In the last few months there have been some name changes that you may or may not be aware of.   The Amateur Swimming Association (ASA) has rebranded itself to Swim England and Swim21, the quality standard for Clubs, is now called SwimMark. SwimMark accreditation recognises Clubs for their high [...]

By |2017-11-03T21:31:43+00:00November 3rd, 2017|General Updates, Learn to Swim, Swimming News|Comments Off on SwimMark Announcement