Team Luton Swimming Club is a well-established, friendly, competitive swimming club based at Luton’s sports complex Inspire: Luton Sports Village.
We provide a supportive club environment that enables all swimmers to reach their full competitive potential through a swimming programme delivered by qualified coaches within the framework of the Long Term Athlete Development (LTAD) guidance from British Swimming.
We both run and take part in competitive swimming galas and championships in Luton, Bedfordshire, the East Region and nationally.
Under the guidance of our Head Coach, Adam Taylor, assisted by Development Coach, Mandy Gee, and an army of volunteers, the club achieves notable successes with swimmers of all ages.
Our active Masters (& Senior Age Group) section caters for swimmers from 17 upwards and competes up to national level. A few also go the extra mile to compete at European and World Championships and / or enter Open Water events.
After the first two rounds of the Arena League (London) we are in 10th place out of the 16 clubs in Division One. We go into the final round on Saturday 9th December at the Hertfordshire Sports Village with the same number of league points as 9th placed Brompton who were relegated last season from the Premier Division. Read here for more details.
Congratulations to Rhys Davidson selected for England Programmes Phase 1 camps.
This fantastic achievement involves Rhys attending 3 one day camps through September to November aimed at developing his swim specific knowledge.
Head Coach Adam Taylor said, the selection was ” well deserved coming from (his) recent racing success. Well done Rhys – everyone at Team Luton is very proud. Make the most of this brilliant opportunity!”
With Black Friday and the festive season quickly approaching, remember that whenever you shop on-line you could be raising funds for Team Luton, without spending an extra penny. Just register with Easyfundraising and select Team Luton as your cause.
Individuals across a fifty year age range have been chosen to represent Beds County, demonstrating the depth of talent held by members of the club .
Five of our Performance Squad were up in Sheffield at the weekend competing in the National County Team Championships; Chiara Rogers (aged 13), Eleanor King (17), Celyn Walmsley (15), Rhys Davidson (13) and Freddie Symonds (15).
Meanwhile Alex Mason (21), Michael Poynton (27), Karen MacKenzie (44) and Graham Powell (61) have all been selected to swim for Beds in the Masters Inter Counties at Newmarket next month.
County caps were also won last month by Veronica Popow (10), Jack Juggins (11 and Susanna Opoku-Gyamfi (12).
Our Masters and Seniors were in medal winning form bringing home a total of 7 Gold, 5 Silver and 4 Bronze medals from their East Region championships at the weekend.
Valuable points were gained for the National Masters Decathlon competition. As a result Team Luton are now standing 14th in the Men’s Team competition with 16,417 points, just 78 points short of their best ever total. The Ladies Team are currently in 124th position with 5,428 points from just 18 qualifying races.