Category: Swimming

Devon Open Water Swimming Championships 2019

Devon County Open Water Championships 2019

(Open to non-Devon swimmers)

Saturday 10th August 2019

The Devon County Open Water Championships will be held in Exmouth (near the lifeboat station), Queens Drive, EX8 2AY

The Junior event will be 1.5km and the Seniors 3km.

County medals will go to Devon registered swimmers only but there will be event medals for top 3 male/female finishers in each category.

To qualify for nationals, swimmers must enter the South West Regional Championships in Weymouth on Saturday 6th July 2019 (details on 

Entries now open. Contact with any queries.

Live From The Field

Correction to contact address:

Calling All County Masters


Calling All County Masters

A long course training session will take place for Devon Masters swimmers on June 2 at at Mount Kelly pool from 12 -2 
There will be a charge of £5  for this session
If you are intending to come along please register for a place with Sue Haigh.
Sue Haigh11 @

Swim England South West Development Day for Welfare Officers and Chairs from clubs and counties



Dear Club/County Welfare Officer and Club Chair


You are invited to attend a Swim England South West Development Day for Welfare Officers and Chairs from clubs and counties in the South West Region.


When? Sunday 30th June 2019

Time? 930am for 10am start until 430pm

Where? Venue in Taunton area to be announced


Agenda (to be finalised)

1. Wavepower – a live document.

2. Meet your National and Regional Welfare Officers.

3. Presentations from the Swim England National Safeguarding Team.

4. How to deal with Welfare and Safeguarding issues (and the difference between the two).

5. Support/training needed from the Region and National Teams by club and County Welfare officers.

6. Positive parental behaviour

7. Q & A Session


This is a free event funded by the Swim England South West Regional Board and lunch will be provided.

Please RSVP with your name, club, role in club and email address by 24th May 2019 to Jackie Hilleard –

If you have any queries or suggestions of areas of welfare that you would like covered during the day please contact Jackie Hilleard, Regional Development Coordinator –


Bursaries for teaching and coaching training courses
Please ensure that all claims for bursaries for teaching and coaching courses attended during the year ending 31.3.2019 are sent to the county treasurer ASAP and no later than 17th March