Swimmers from across the country meet at Corby’s 50m gala

Release Date: 
Tuesday, October 3, 2017 - 18:00


Corby East Midlands International Pool is excited to host Corby Amateur Swimming Club’s Long Course Meet this weekend on Saturday 7th October 2017.


Around 500 swimmers from all over the country will take to the water throughout the competition which is licensed to ASA Level 3 and incorporates all the swim events. The Meet will be 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 specialist suppliers Swimzi Clothing and High 5 Energy will also be present, keen to be part of Corby’s successful event.


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


Please note due to the event there will be no public swimming or diving from 1pm on the 7th October 2017 however those who would like to watch the competition are more than welcome to view the swimmers from the spectator gallery. Swimming lessons, gym, health suite and fitness classes are all on as normal.


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


‘We are very pleased to be able to host Corby Amateur Swimming Club’s 50m Gala and to welcome swimmers from across the country to compete here in Corby.


‘We wish all of the competitors the very best of luck and we hope that they have a great time visiting Corby East Midlands International Pool and other places within the Borough.’


Corby Swimming Club’s Head Coach, Tim Evans, said:


‘We are very fortunate to be able to utilise the amazing 50m 8 lane pool here in Corby. I’m sure there will be some amazing swimming taking place over the weekend for all to enjoy and we look forward to holding our next two day Open meet here in March 2018.’


For more information about Corby East Midlands International Pool or to view what’s on please go to www.corby.gov.uk or call 01536 464643.


More Information: 

For press enquiries please contact: Kim Buzzard, Corby Borough Council
Telephone: 01536 464022 Mobile: 07875 166 970
Email kim.buzzard@corby.gov.uk

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Last updated: Tuesday 3rd October 2017 06:08:01 PM
Review date: Monday 23rd September 2019 06:07:23 PM