swimming at Seagulls Swimming Club is for adults aged over
& encompasses the whole range of ability from casual fitness
swimming to highly organised competitive swimming. Therefore, to be
a Masters swimmer you don’t have to be a past champion or even plan
to be a future one! More & more people are looking for ways to keep
fit & to socialise as we become more health conscious & the Masters
swimming scene can tick all the boxes.
within the Seagulls Swimming Club Masters section is a
affair..... Masters membership covers a wide range of abilities
casual swimmer to the more competitive swimmer of all ages. Most of
our Masters members have joined because they either swum in
past, or were swimming at local public sessions. If you are
interested in swimming; to improve your general fitness, stamina or
technique, as a means of relaxation, or just to swim in a more
motivational session or social group, then our club is probably what
you are looking for.
has one session a week at our home pool in the 2Riversmeet (2RM)
Leisure Centre in Christchurch, Dorset. Our Head Coach provides a tailored training program
and oversees the swimming in each
lane & the
lanes are generally organised by ability, so even if you haven’t
years, there will be a level to suit you.
those who are interested in competing, Seagulls Swimming Club
attends competitions in the local area & has individuals who compete
further afield. Masters competitions are usually relaxed, fun &
friendly affairs which rarely have a qualifying standard. Heats
based on ability & not age, therefore, no matter what standard
reached, you should only race people of a similar ability.
there is no requirement for swimmers to compete at all.