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Arena League

Congratulations to our National Arena League teams on both achieving second place finishes at Wycombe and Maidstone at the weekend. Our A-team battled it out with WycombeSC and scored 235 points (to their 244) and are now placed 4th in the South Premier Division.  Our B-team battled it out with MaidstoneSC and scored 197 points (to their 232) and are now placed 6th in the South Division 1 East. Results and draws for round 2 have been published here: Arena Info

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Presentation Evening

Book your tickets and meals via the club gala entries system: Bookings





Arena League Round 1

We’re looking forward to some exciting racing in the National Arena League round 1 on Saturday evening.  Our A-team is competing at Wycombe and our B-team is competing at Maidstone.
Please check your emails for report times and travel arrangements.
Follow @ThanetSCLive on Twitter for exciting live updates!

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East Invictas – Weekend 2

The club had another amazing weekend at East Invictas – we sent 78 swimmers and competed in over 430 races.  Highlights of the weekend were our event record breakers:
Mens Open 400m IM – Jamie O’Connor 4:26.53
13/14 Year 50m Fly – Luke Fowle 28.58
13/14 Year 200m Brst – Lily Jewell 2:43.69
11/12 Year 50m Brst – Maddie Lay 35.70
11/12 Year 100m Brst – Maddie Lay 1:18.47
11/12 Year 200m Brst – Maddie Lay 2:53.257
11/12 Year 100m IM – Maddie Lay 1:10.48
11/12 Year 800m Free – Maddie Lay 9:29.73
9/10 Year 100m Back – Olivia Parpworth 1:16.23
9/10 Year 100m Fly – Olivia Parpworth 1:18.64
9/10 Year 200m Fly – Olivia Parpworth 2:54.99
Full results can be found here: Results

East Invictas – Record Breakers!

The club had a very successful first weekend at East Invictas – we sent 77 swimmers and competed in 216 races.  Highlights of the day were our event record breakers:
Mens Open 100m Fly – Jamie O’Connor 57.76 (prev. record set in 2004!)
Mens Open 100m IM – Jamie O’Connor 59.88
13/14 Year 1500m Free – Charley Langford 16:44.00
13/14 Year 400m IM –  Tamzin Myburgh 5:05.79
11/12 Year 200m IM – Maddy Lay 2.33.17 (prev. record set 2006!)
Results can be found here: Results

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Club Champs photos on Flickr

Photos from Club Champs sessions 5 & 7 are now on Flickr.
Access details follow

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The club’s extensive photo gallery contains over 10,000 photos some dating back to the 1970’s! This amazing resource is available to all club members via the following link:  (this link will take you to our ‘public’ album which contains ~300 photos).  To view all the photos and albums, you need to be authorised as a club member.  To do this please set yourself up with a Flickr Account online (for PC via or for ios via an app from the App store).  Then follow “thanetswimclub” – if you can’t find the club account, email your Flickr username and the email address you used to set up the account to who will add you to the club’s ‘friends list’.  Once a ‘friend’ scroll through all the albums of events and beyond to see individual swimmers’ albums!

Remember to ‘Fave’ the photos of your swimmer in the events albums and they will be added to the individual swimmers’ album.

Please remember to DONATE £1 per download towards the club’s fundraising for fun events for our swimmers.  Please pay for your downloads by placing cash or cheques to ‘Thanet Swim Club’ in an envelope marked “Photo donations” via the club letterbox at Hartsdown.

Results from KJL R2

We hosted round 2 of Kent Jnr League at Hartsdown on Sat 9th Sept.  The swimming and supporting was absolutely fantastic! Both our A and B teams were competing at home this time.  Our A-team won the gala with 262 points, Beckenham-A scored 221 points, Barking and Dagenham 181, RTW Monson-A 159,  Shepway 121 and Thanet B scored a valiant 116 points against some very strong teams!  Special thanks to all the officials, coaches, team managers, senior swimmer helpers, volunteers, timing team, our new gala promoter Sarah and the fab Your Leisure team at Hartsdown!  Results are available to download here: (Results)


Club Champs Sessions 5, 6 & 7

Club Champs Session 5 – Sun 10th Sept
Warm up 3.30pm  |  Start 4.15pm  | Est. finish: 6.45pm
(Training changes: Jr Perf, Sr & Jnr Comp, Academy – all cancelled)

Club Champs Session 6 – Thurs 14th Sept
Warm up 5.45pm  |  Start 6.15pm  |  Est. finish: 7.45pm
(Training changes: Jr Perf & Jr Comp: 4-5pm only)

Club Champs Session 7 – Sat 23rd Sept
Warm up 4.30pm  |  Start 5.15pm  |  Est. finish: 7.45pm
(Training changes: none)

Remember to wear your club kit and bring poolside shoes

Gala programme available to download here:
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Arena League South – 14 October

The draws for Arena League in October have been announced!
Our A-team is off to Wycombe and our B-team is off to Maidstone.
Both galas have been Licenced to Level 3.

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Open Water Fun Day – Fri 1st Sept

Our annual Open Water Club Champs and Fun Day is on Friday 1st September. Places are limited, email for the entry form and return by 9pm on Sunday 27th August.
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