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Distance Swimming Evenings

Next Distance Swim:19th July 2017 (Short Distance Swim)

1. Listen to lane recorder when they are giving instructions.
2. Keep to the sides of the pool section and only use middle of pool section for over taking.
3. Stopping early and walking to the end to shout number can result in disqualification.
4. Any contact with pool floor during the distance swim can also lead to disqualification.
5. Pupils must swim a recognised stroke on all distances over 200 metres.
6. Lane recorders and poolside swim leaders have the right to end the distance swim
of a participant if a parent interrupts them during the swim.
7. The distance calculated during the swim will be the distance awarded.
8. Swimmers completing distances under 100m may use any method of moving
through the water. Over 200m, swimmers must swim recognised strokes in accordance
to the award they are currently working towards.
9. Certificates & badges awarded on a distance swim evening will cost £1.50.

Distance Swimming Awards

5 metres - badge and certificate
10 metres - badge and certificate
15 metres - badge and certificate
20 metres - badge and certificate
25 metres - badge and certificate - 1 Length
50 metres - badge and certificate - 2 Lengths
75 metres - badge and certificate - 3 Lengths

Distances over 100 Metres should be a recognisable
competition stroke or a combination of strokes.

100 metres - Badge and certificate - 4 Lengths
200 metres - badge and certificate - 8 Lengths
400 metres - badge and certificate - 16 Lengths
600 metres - badge and certificate
800 metres - badge and certificate - 32 Lengths
1000 metres - badge and certificate - 40 Lengths
1500 metres - badge and certificate - 60 Lengths
1 mile - badge and certificate - 64 Lengths

2000 metres - badge and certificate - 80 Lengths
2500 metres - badge and certificate - 100 Lengths
3000 metres - badge and certificate - 120 Lengths
4000 metres - badge and certificate - 160 Lengths
5000 metres - badge and certificate - 200 Lengths



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