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Membership Renewal 2024

It’s that time of year again – to renew your membership with us for the 2024 season. It’s been great having you as part of East Anglian Swallowtails over the past year and it would be great if you could continue with us into the new year.

The cost of renewing your annual membership for 2024 is stated below. This covers Club, County, Regional and National fees. Your payment includes Swim England membership, which provides you with insurance cover for your swimming, participation in events (for Club Compete Members) and a range of exclusive member-only benefits.

Club Train (non-competitive) – £60.50

Club Compete (competitive) – £84.00

Club Membership only (dual member) – £45.00

As advised earlier this month, the club is increasing monthly training fees from January 2024 to £35 (up to two sessions per week) and £45 (unlimited sessions per week). 

We do still have the option of ‘swim credits’ costing £7.50 per swim. Credits can be purchased using the Swymmr website via a secure card payment system. The credit system is only available to EAST members who do not have a monthly subscription; they cannot be used to ‘top-up’ a subscription for additional sessions. Please speak to the membership secretary if you wish to use Swim Credits, so that your online account can be set up correctly. Swim credits are limited to 12 sessions a year. If you wish to swim more than this, you are encouraged to take out a standing order.

Next Steps to renew your 2024 membership

1. Check your details are up-to-date on the Swim England Online Membership System (OMS) –

2. Tell us about any changes to your medical history or changes to your emergency contact details

3. Pay your annual membership fees as outlined above to the club bank account:

Lloyds Bank, Sort Code: 30-99-50, Account No: 40892560, Account Name: East Anglian Swallowtails Masters Swimming Club.

4. Ensure that your standing order to cover monthly training fees from January 2024 is correct to reflect the slight increase in fees (£35 or £45 per month)

If you don’t want to renew your annual membership for 2024 or if you have any questions, please do get in touch with me (Louise Morca – before the 15th January 2024.

Thank you again for all your support and we look forward to another great year. Happy New Year from all on the committee. 

Kind regards,

Louise Morca

Christmas Swimming sessions 2022

All swimming sessions are as normal except:

Sat 24th Christmas Eve   – no swimming

Christmas Day                   – no swimming

Boxing Day                         – no swimming

Monday 26th                      – no swimming

Tuesday 27th                     – 7pm to 9pm at the Hewett*

Wednesday 28th               – 7pm to 9pm at the Hewett*

Thursday 29th                   – 7:55pm to 8:55pm at the Riverside

Friday 30th                        – 8pm to 9pm at the Hewett

Saturday 31st                    – no swimming

New Years Day                  – no swimming

Monday 2nd Jan               – no swimming

Jan 3rd all sessions back to normal.

*Swimmers can join the 2 hour sessions (27th and 28th) at the Hewett at either 7pm (for one or 2 hours) or at 8pm (for one hour).

Wishing you all a Happy Christmas and all the best to you and your families in the New Year,

Your EAST Committee and Coaches

Sunday evening – technique sessions

Tina is restarting her technique focused sessions in the second hour of our Sunday evening sessions at the Hewett pool. Tina will run a coached session 5pm to 6pm and swimmers can continue with a normal session 6pm to 7pm whilst Tina will run a technique session 6pm to 7pm (timetable below).  The sessions will go back to the basics and will consist of 25m and 50m practices (with the exception of the last pacing session). 

Swimmers can:

  • Choose which of the technique sessions they want to join, no commitments
  • Arrive at 5pm to attend the coached first hour and move to the technique session in the second hour
  • Arrive to join the technique session at 6pm
  • Arrive at 5pm to attend the coached first hour and continue with a standard session set by Tina in the second hour
  • Arrive at 6pm to join the second hour of the standard session

EAST Technique sessions 

Sunday 6.00pm – 7.00pm at the Hewett

To be run alongside the normal training session

18th SeptSkills – Push and glide all strokes, streamline position, swim speeds, FC touch turns
25th SeptFC – Body positions, kick, breathing, timing
2nd OctFC – Arms, drills, body rotation
9th OctFC – Tumble turns and finishes
16th OctBC – Body position, rotation, timing, kick set, 
23rd OctBC – Arms, drills, finishes
30th OctBC – Tumble turns and starts
6th NovDive session
13th NovBRST – Kick, timing, breathing
20th NovBRST – Arms, drills, finishes
27th NovBRST – Starts and turns including underwater sequence
4th DecFLY – Body position, undulation, timing
11th Dec FLY – Arms, drills, timing
18th DecFLY – Starts, turns and finishes