Corby hosts 4th Annual Long Course Meet

Release Date: 
Friday, October 5, 2018 - 16:15


Corby Amateur Swimming Club will dive right in to their 4th Annual Long Course Meet tomorrow (Saturday October 6th 2018) at the Corby East Midlands International Pool. The club will utilise the amazing 50m 8 lane pool and will welcome swimmers and clubs from all over the country who have entered the meet.


This Level 3 Licensed meet will see around 500 swimmers competing in over 2,500 swims and  incorporates all the swim events, split into five age categories with bespoke medals awarded for the top three swimmers in each event. A swim shop selling high performance equipment and High 5 Energy will also be present, keen to be part Corby's success.


Holding Open Meets allows Corby Swimming Club to raise their profile, raise funds and to exhibit how well the club is progressing with their amazing swimmers. The town centre and local restaurants will also benefit from the influx of swimmers and their supporters to the meet.


Please note that due to this exciting swimming event there will be no public swimming, no diving lessons and no supervised diving on Saturday 6th October. some changes to the swimming timetable at Corby East Midlands International Pool over the course of both days.


All swimming lessons will go ahead as normal and the gym, studio, health suite and café will be remain open as usual.


Corby Borough Council’s Lead Member for Community, Cllr John McGhee, said:


‘We look forward to welcoming the amazing swimmers and clubs from across the country to Corby East Midlands International Pool. We are very lucky and proud to be have such a facility that can host these events and we hope that all that attend not only enjoy their time in the pool but also have chance to enjoy Corby Town Centre too.’


Corby Swimming Club are looking forward to some amazing swimming taking place and also to holding their next one day Open Meet too which takes place over two days in March 23rd and 24th 2019.


More Information: 

For press enquries please contact: Kim Buzzard, Corby Borough Council
Telephone: 01536 464022 Mobile: 07875 166 970

Follow us on Twitter @CorbyBC

Last updated: Friday 5th October 2018 04:20:26 PM
Review date: Thursday 24th September 2020 04:19:28 PM