Old News - 2014 and earlier!

Archive of previous news items and links

Even Older news Items         

Updates - 19th & 24th Dec 2014

Updates - 10th & 14th December 2014

Updates - 23rd & 25th Nov

Updates - 16th Nov

News - 30th October

Updates 11th & 25th October

Updates - 22nd Sept 2014

Updates - 7th Sept 2014

Updates - 5th , 9th & 16th August 2014

Updates - 15 & 21st July 2014


Updates - 22nd June 2014

Updates - 24th May 2014

Updates - 15th May 2014

Updates - 3rd May 2014

Updates - 26th April 2014

Updates - 21st April 2014

Updates - 16th & 18th April 2014

Updates - 12th April 2014

Updates - 4th April 2014

Updates - 28th March 2014

Updates - 23rd March 2014

Various - 15th March 2014

Various - 22nd Feb 2014

Various - 10th & 15th Feb 2014

Various - 14th Jan 2014

Various - 21st & 23rd Dec 13

Open Meet Update - 13th Dec 2013

Various - 7th & 8th Dec 13

Various - 9/11/13

Various - 26/10/13

Various - 19/10/13

Various - 29/9/13

Various - 18/9/13

England Talent - Congratulations to BPSC Swimmers Brooke Frost and Harvey Jolly for being selected for the England talent development programme starting in October.   This is an excellent achievement and we wish them both every success with this programme.

Various - 8/9/13

Various - 28/7/13

Various - 13/7/13

Various - 6/7/13

Various - 15/6/13

Session Change - 5/6/13

Various - 2/6/13

Various - 25/5/13

Various - 11/5/13

Various - 27/4/13

Various - 13/4/13

Various - 6/4/13

Various - 1/4/13

Various - 28/3/13

League Galas - 17/3/13

Various - 16/3/13

Various 9/3/13

Various 17/2/13

Gala Updates - 2/2/13

Various 19/1/13

Various - 4/1/13

Christmas Schedule - 23/12/12

Various - 18/12/12

Gala Details - 24/11/12

News - 18/11/12

BPSC Winter Open Gala updates

Gala update 15/11/12

Various - 10/11/12

Various - 5/11/12

Pool Closure - 4/11/12

Various 29/10/12

Session Update - 24/10

Various - 20/10

Various - 11/10/12


Redbridge & Stubbers Activity Day - 29/9/12

Various - 15/9/12

Various - 15/8/12

Various - 21/7/12



Temporary Session Changes

Harlow gala update

Water Polo Updates - 18/6



League Team List

Misc Updates - 12th May

Gala Updates - 6th May

News & Updates - 24th April

Updates - 14th April

Gala updates - 5th April

Academy Splash night (20th April 5-6pm)

Session Changes Reminder

Gala Updates - 27/3 & 28/3

Various - 10/3

Novice Gala Entries
Internal entries are now invited to our Novice Open gala in May which represents a fantastic opportunity for all our younger/less experienced swimmers to take part.  Please see Planned Galas page for details.

Club Newsletter

Click on this BPSC Newsletter link for the latest news from our Swimming, Water Polo and masters section as well as results from the Block A of the Essex Age Group Championship and news of our new monthly award scheme.  Don’t miss the members competition at the end with a £15 prize!

Club Records - Latest updated version of the club records are now posted on the club records page.

Swimming on TV!
For those of you interested...trials for the GB Olympic team are taking place in the 2012 Olympic Aquatics centre between 3rd and 10th March.  Coverage is available on the BBC Red button most evenings with all the news on the BBC Swimming site.

Gala Results

Please see Gala - Results page for Northampton, Canvey and Redbridge Winter meet results.

League gala availability

Please click on the links below to see our Mini League and Essex League availability lists. Yes or no replies to Claire asap.
  Essex mini League 10th March 2012 - availability.  
  Essex league 17th March 2012 - availability

Session Changes during Essex Age Group Galas

Notice to all - please view the swimming session amendments page to see changes to swimming sessions due to the Essex County Age Group championships.

Gala News

All Squad members - look at planned galas page for lots of new galas coming up!!

Also, Fab photo and news clipping in this week’s Yellow Advertiser!! Click to veiw.

ASA Fees are now due!
Please visit the club desk to renew your swimmers ASA fees. These fees are paid directly to the ASA and include your yearly insurance fees. ALL swimmers must be insured. Cat 1 is £11.55 and Cat 2 is £28.35. If more convenient payments can be made online directly to our a/c. Details available on the club noticeboard or via the club treasurer.  Please reference swimmers surname and initials plus ASA FEES.  

Last date for payment is the 10th February, if you have not renewed by then, unfortunately we will have to remove you from our list of permitted swimmers, as you will not be insured.

Essex County Qualifiers 2012

Please look at our galas planned page for all the info you need for this years Counties. Congratulations to all our swimmers who managed to qualify. If anyone is able to help at any of the sessions please inform Ann Robinson. There are many various roles we need to fill - raffle, poolside, marshalls etc and you will not miss your child’s event.

Redbridge gala final (!!) selected BPSC swimmers: Please check gala planned page for the final selected Redbridge entries, there have been some amendments

So please check carefully.

Essex league final selection 14-1-2012: Please see our galas planned page

for the final team selection. If you are unable to attend please inform Claire ASAP.

SLM Sponsorship

SLM, the operators of Basildon Sporting Village, have agreed to sponsor us for an initial three year period. We are expecting that this will be a long term partnership. As part of the sponsorship deal we will display the ‘everyone ACTIVE’ logo on all our club polo shirts. Most shirts have now been embroidered, if however you still have shirts outstanding please bring to the club desk either Monday or Friday evenings. If your shirt does not have a name embroidered on, please attach name with a safety pin, we will then ensure both logo and name are stitched free of charge.

Important Notice Rejected gala entries:

Please ensure you view the scratched entries for our BPSC swimmers at the forthcoming Redbridge gala. Due to an extremely large number of requested entries, Redgridge have had to ‘scratch’ swimmers from every event. All Information is on our Galas Planned page.

Please see BPSC Club Records page for new updated records.

Friday 23rd December - Fun Session - All swimmers!!!

There is NO Water Polo session on Friday 23rd December. There will be a 'Fun Session' - (hopefully with the large inflatable) in the earlier sessions - please feel free to come along to this instead.   Thank you.

Essex County Championships 2012. All details are now on are Galas Planned page.

Updated QT’s now added for Counties, Regionals and National  events. Please see top of Galas Planned page.

Christmas shutdown details available on Christmas Sessions page.

BPSC Christmas Meal for all club members. 50 places available see link for full details. Christmas meal details 8th December 2011

Please see BPSC Newsletter page for latest update of club news.

Essex League Division One Jan 2012 - Availability sheet is on our galas planned page. Please check this availability list and confirm whether your swimmer is available to Jon by return by Friday 16th December.

Redbridge winter meet 7th & 8th January 2012 - see galas planned page.

Thurrock Gala 5th Nov 2011 - details now on our Galas planned page.

Canvey Winter Gala 3rd & 4th December .Details now on our Galas Planned page.

Essex Winter Championship 25th/26th/27th November. Details on galas planned page. Accepted entries now available for viewing on galas planned page.

Essex League Gala.

Team availability list for Division 1 gala 22nd October 2011. Please check this availability list and confirm whether your swimmer is available to Jon by return. Final team selection will be on the 7th October 2011.