<![CDATA[The Official Leicester Penguins Swimming Club Website - News]]>Sun, 17 Nov 2019 17:07:14 +0000Weebly<![CDATA[Leicester Penguins Swimming Club Head Coach Vacancy - CLOSED NOW]]>Sun, 30 Jun 2019 20:09:02 GMThttp://leicesterpenguins.club/news/leicester-penguins-swimming-clubhead-coach-vacancyLocation – Leicester
Salary – Negotiable, based on qualifications and experience
Closing date – 24th August 2019
Qualifications – Level 2
Hours – 30 hours per week, plus attendance at meets, as required

​Leicester Penguins is an ambitious and expanding club. 

We are SwimMark accredited, with around 120 members. 

Established in 1960, we have a long and proud history. We run an established open meet, which is now in its 34th year and attracts swimmers from across the country.

We are now seeking a highly motivated Head Coach, with good communication skills looking to gain coaching recognition.

The successful applicant will ideally be qualified at Level 2 or above and have experience of coaching at all levels. You will become a key member of the club’s management team. We’re looking for commitment, motivation and somebody who can work with our coaching team, swimmers and volunteers. You should also be IT literate and keen to continuously improve your own performance and the club.

This is an exciting opportunity to drive Leicester Penguins to even greater success!

Please apply by submitting your CV and covering letter to:


<![CDATA[Penguins' County Championships 2019 Success - Weekend One]]>Sun, 13 Jan 2019 11:49:52 GMThttp://leicesterpenguins.club/news/penguins-county-championships-2019-success DAY ONE - 12th January 2019
Wow! What a day at the County Championships 2019, 27 out of 29 races were PBs! 9 Midlands times smashed! 8 Finals! 4 medals! What a team. Keep up the amazing work. Day one done onwards and upwards. #Penguinpower #bigswims

DAY TWO - 13th January 2019
The massive success story continued today; well done to everyone who participated. A big thank you to you all.
  • Harrison Bywater 50 breaststroke 4th in heats with a PB-5th in final with midlands and PB
  • Noah Jackson 50 BR 10th PB
  • Ryan Hogan 50 BR 23rd PB
  • Ethan Lynch 50 BR 16th PB
  • Cameron Haley 50 BR 7th in heats PB and Midlands 7th in Final PB and Midlands
  • Teigan Wright 100 BR 4th in heats PB 5th In Final PB
  • Alice Keeshan 100 BR 19th PB
  • Laura Hunter 100 BR 18th PB
  • Emily Ford 100 BR 5th in heats PB and Midlands 5th in final PB and Midlands
  • Holly Stubbs 100 BR 8th in heats PB 7th Final PB
  • Emily Ford 200 Fly 2nd Midlands 
  • Teigan Wright 50 Fly 3rd in heats midlands 3rd in Final Midlands 
  • Alice Keeshan 50 Fly 26th PB
  • Hollie Bacon 50 Fly 23rd PB
  • Laura Hunter 50 fly 22nd PB
  • Isobel Hardy 50 fly 10th PB
  • Holly Stubbs 50 fly 21st PB
  • Harrison Bywater 100 BR 4th heats midlands and PB 4th final midlands and PB
  • Noah Jackson 100 BR 9th PB
  • Cameron Haley 7th in heats PB 6th Final PB
  • Josh Welford 200 Fly 8th PB
  • Nicolas Breeze 200 Fly 3rd PB and Midlands 
  • Hollie Bacon 800 FC 8th PB
  • Emily Ford 800 FC 2nd 
  • Holly Stubbs 800 FC 6th
  • Melissa Lock 800 FC 3rd PB
  • Josh Welford 1500 FC 5th PB.
<![CDATA[LEICS ASA MASTERS Newsletter]]>Thu, 10 Jan 2019 11:13:37 GMThttp://leicesterpenguins.club/news/leics-asa-masters-newsletterClick HERE for view the Newsletter.]]><![CDATA[Penguins success at East Midlands Championship]]>Mon, 16 Apr 2018 21:04:23 GMThttp://leicesterpenguins.club/news/penguins-success-at-east-midlands-championshipCongratulations to all LPSC swimmers who competed in the East Midlands Championships, 2018, at the weekend. Everyone did Penguins proud - lots of fast swimming, and lots of PBs. Particular congratulations to Grace Lovegrove, who took silver in both the 100 backstroke and 200 backstroke. Fantastic achievement Grace!
<![CDATA[Good luck to our Diddy League Team travelling to Wellingborough]]>Sat, 14 Apr 2018 09:01:21 GMThttp://leicesterpenguins.club/news/good-luck-to-our-diddy-league-team-travelling-to-wellingborough​Good luck to our Diddy League Team travelling to Wellingborough tonight, our team will be made up of the younger swims in the Club and for some it may be their first experience of competitive swimming.  Coach Nick will be supporting our team with a number of parents officiating.  Everyone at Penguins wishes you all the best, swim fast, but more importantly have fun and enjoy it!
<![CDATA[East Midland Championships 2018]]>Fri, 13 Apr 2018 16:05:09 GMThttp://leicesterpenguins.club/news/east-midland-championships-2018Good luck to all our swimmers and Coach Harry competing in The East Midlands Regional Championships at Ponds Forge this weekend.

Swim Fast from all your Penguins supporters! 
<![CDATA[Congratulations LPSC - Winter League Division 2 winners!]]>Fri, 06 Apr 2018 18:43:24 GMThttp://leicesterpenguins.club/news/congratulations-lpsc-winter-league-division-2-winnersAfter great swimming in the final, and throughout all rounds of the competition, LPSC won division 2!  Next year we’ll be competing in division 1 and look forward to lots more fast swimming.

​Well done everyone - fantastic results :-)

​Here are some photos from the Final:
<![CDATA[Leicester Penguins Easter Training Schedule]]>Sun, 11 Mar 2018 19:59:21 GMThttp://leicesterpenguins.club/news/leicester-penguins-easter-training-scheduleLeicester Penguins Easter training schedule is as follows:

​Training as usual up to and including Thurs 29th March
Fri 30th - Good Friday - no training
Sat 31st - 8am-10am, New Parks, followed by land training (this is for swimmers who usually attend the 7.45-9.45am session at Welbeck)
Sun 1st - no training
Mon 2nd - no training
Tues 3rd - normal schedule resumes]]>
<![CDATA[Welbeck Pool Closures]]>Wed, 07 Mar 2018 21:11:30 GMThttp://leicesterpenguins.club/news/welbeck-pool-closuresWelbeck will be closed on the following dates/times; please check out alternative sessions below:

Sessions at New Parks, from 8-10 am, followed by land training:
Sat 10th March
Sat 21st April 
Sat 12th May 
Sat 16th June
Sat 30th June
Sat 7th July 

Replacement sessions to be confirmed shortly:

Fri 20th April 
Mon 22nd April
Fri 6th July
Sun 8th July

<![CDATA[Bramcote Open Meet 2017 Results]]>Tue, 28 Nov 2017 21:50:35 GMThttp://leicesterpenguins.club/news/bramcote-open-meet-2017-resultsSession 1 Results
Session 2 Results 
Session 3 Results
Top Club Results]]>