Stay Connected 18/07/2018
Stay connected with Penrith Swimming Club
Garstang Medals Gala 2018 at Blackpool, 07/07/2018
Fantastic swims this afternoon, Tally, Abby, Aimee & Rebecca. Some great Personal Bests, One speeding Ticket, 4 Gold, 2 Silvers, 4th and a 5th. Thank you to parents for bringing them to Blackpool.
Thank You & Goodbye to Colin & Liz... 05/07/2018
As we move closer to our summer break, we say goodbye to some long standing coaches, Colin Titterington & Liz Millidge
Summer Closures 03/07/2018
Information about the 2018 Summer Closures
2018 Diddy League - Grand Final 17/06/2018
Penrith Swimmers reach 2018 Diddy League Final
Penrith Success at The Copeland Graded Gala 2018
Water Polo Match Report: Carlisle v Penrith 06/05/2018
Water Polo is renowned as a very physical game and we certainly lived up to this tradition. The players never doubted themselves; instead delivering the most hellish, mouth-watering games of Water Polo to ever scorch the surface of the earth.
TV star Helen presents swim medals 15/12/2017
TELEVISION celebrity Helen Skelton presented medals to Penrith Swimming Club members at the Carlisle 2017 sprints and medley open meet.
Congratulations to Luke Brown for Winning The Cumbria Sports Award Young Sports Leader/Volunteer of the Year Award
Super season for swimmers 22/07/2016
Over the year, the club has had record numbers of swimmers entering galas all over the North West, with some excellent results.
Trophy time for swimmers 11/12/2015
Trophy time for Penrith swimmers
12-medal haul for Jake 27/03/2015
Medal haul for Jake & Penrith Swimmers
Swimmers in action at winter meet 30/01/2015
Penrith Swimmers in action at winter meet
Swimmers reap their rewards 19/12/2014
Penrith Swimmers reap their rewards
First final for Penrith swimmers 10/10/2014
First final for Penrith swimmers
Good start for swimmers 07/10/2014
Good start for Penrith Swimmers
Youngsters qualify for Diddy League final 27/06/2014
Penrith Youngsters qualify for Diddy League final
Penrith hosts diddy league gala 23/05/2014
Penrith hosts diddy league gala
Superb haul of medals for town club members 31/01/2014
Superb haul of medals for town club members
Silverware for swimmers … 20/12/2013
Silverware for swimmers …
Swimmers acquit themselves well 08/11/2013
Swimmers acquit themselves well
Coaches pleased with swimmers’ performances 04/10/2013
Coaches pleased with swimmers’ performances
THE last two weekends have seen PenrithSwimming Club attend galas in Kendal and Carlisle.
80 children make a splash at summer gala 19/07/2013
80 children make a splash at summer gala
Swimmers pick up speeding tickets … 12/07/2013
Swimmers pick up speeding tickets …
Eight medals for Jake in “summer spectacular”
Medals and ribands aplenty for town swimmers 20/06/2013
Medals and ribands aplenty for town swimmers
Results from the annual schools' gala
Swimmers celebrate … 21/12/2012
2012 presentation evening
Penrith’s swimming stars 30/11/2012
THE third and final round of the 2002 Penrith Swimming Club championship was held on Saturday
Penrith club members in swim at annual gala 20/07/2012
Results from the Troutbeck Gala
Penrith swimmers kept busy 06/07/2012
2012 Diddy League Competition
Pupils make a splash at annual swimming gala 27/06/2012
2012 Schools' gala
Young swimmers in Griffin Gala action 27/04/2012
Round up of events from the Griffin Gala 2012
Notable swimming successes 05/04/2012
Notable swimming successes at the County Championships
Pride in Penrith Lottery Support Grant
TWO members of Penrith Swimming Club travelled to Macclesfield and competed as part of a 40-strong Cumbria team at the North West Inter-counties Championships.
Reward for hard work and dedication … 24/12/2009
PENRITH Swimming Club’s annual presentation evening celebrated the successes of the 2009 club championships, following a good year of competition at home and away.
Swim Success 19/06/2009
A 12-STRONG team of swimmers from Penrith Swimming Club competed with great success in the Cumbria ASA age group
Laura is a record-breaker … 12/06/2009
PENRITH Swimming Club member Laura Huggon is already acknowledged as one of the best swimmers in the North West and this year she has achieved even more than in previous ones.
IN THE SWIM 20/06/2008
Alan Aitken Gala at Troutbeck Bridge
SIXTEEN-year-old Penrith Swimming Club member Laura Huggon has already filled her awards cabinet with trophies this year.
Swimmers celebratea successful year 01/02/2008
A SUCCESSFUL year of competition at home and away in 2007 culminated in the final event of the Penrith Swimming Club calendar, the club championships.
SECOND SPOT: Youngsters from Penrith Swimming Club took second place at Workington after a competitive and exciting evening of team competition.
SWIMMERS’ SUCCESS 05/10/2007
SCHOOL TEAMS IN THE SWIM 22/06/2007
More than 100 energetic and enthusiastic youngsters took part in the event, held at the town leisure centre on Saturday.
MAKING A SPLASH: Penrith Swimming Club member Laura Huggon with her Cumbria junior and senior women’s 100 metres freestyle championship trophies.
2006 Club Champions were... 20/12/2006
PENRITH Swimming Club championship winners for 2006 were:
Swimming stars claim 34 medals! 04/11/2006
ELEVEN children, aged between nine and 12, represented Penrith Swimming Club at the Troutbeck Bridge medals gala held in Kendal.
“Diddy” success 01/07/2006
MEMBERS of the Penrith Swimming Club squad competed in the second round of the Cumbria Diddy League for nine to 11-year-olds.
FOURTH SWIM SUCCESS IN A ROW … 09/04/2005
Ullswater Community College FOURTH SWIM SUCCESS IN A ROW …
Four wins and five seconds
Accolades for swimming club stalwarts 11/12/2004
Recognition for Mr Powley & Mrs Birtle
Early date for swimming club championships 23/10/2004
THE annual Penrith Swimming Club championships were held earlier than usual this year because of the imminent temporary closure of the pool.
Penrith second in Frenchfield gala 23/10/2004
THE annual Frenchfield swimming gala saw the Penrith club host teams from Troutbeck Bridge, Workington and Carlisle Water Polo swimming clubs
THE Cumbria age group and county swimming championships took place at various locations over two weekends and Laura Huggon proved to be star of the show for the Penrith club.
Eden trio make a splash in water polo world 10/01/2004
Water Polo Success for Colin Slee
Penrith’s star swimmers … 10/01/2004
PENRITH Swimming Club trophy winners for 2003
Swimming club championships 20/12/2003
RESULTS from the third and final round of the Penrith Swimming Club championship:
Swim club championships 06/12/2003
THERE were again a number of highly competitive events at the second round of the Penrith Swimming Club championships.
Juniors make waves in club contest 29/11/2003
THE first round of the 2003 Penrith Swimming Club championships took place on Saturday with a number of highly competitive finals which reflected well on the effort and enthusiasm of members.
Third place for Penrith swimmers 23/11/2002
PENRITH Swimming Club youngsters travelled to Workington on Sunday for the sprint league B final where they took on the host club along with Copeland, Carlisle Water Polo and Troutbeck Bridge.
Championship underway 09/11/2002
THE first round of the Penrith Swimming Club championship saw a packed program of highly competitive events featuring members aged from seven upwards
Penrith clinch gala second spot 26/10/2002
PENRITH Swimming Club hosted the annual Frenchfield gala which attracted teams from Appleby, Carlisle, Workington and Troutbeck Bridge.
Swimmers perform well 12/10/2002
PENRITH Swimming Club started its autumn competitive program by taking part in two galas. The first was the Carlisle Water Polo and Swim Team Friendship gala against two teams from the home club and teams from Appleby, Workington and Troutbeck Bridge
Laura is star of the show 29/06/2002
PENRITH Swimming Club’s juniors aged between nine and 11 competed in the B final of the Diddy League at Kendal on Saturday.
PENRITH Swimming Club competed in the final round of the Cumbria Sprint League at Kendal. Swimmers from clubs around the county compete at two venues and results are collated before points are awarded.
Danny sets personal best at county meet 12/04/2002
PENRITH Swimming Club youngster Danny Smith produced the performance of the day at the county championships at Barrow.
Girls set the pace for swimming club 02/03/2002
PENRITH Swimming Club’s nine, 10 and 11-year-old swimmers competed in the final round of the 2002 “Diddy League” at Kendal.
Swimmers are lengths and breadths ahead … 29/12/2001
PENRITH Swimming Club held its annual presentation evening when the following trophies were awarded
Penrith swimmers pipped at the post 15/09/2001
PENRITH Swimming Club youngsters were involved in a nailbiting conclusion to the Diddy League B final at Workington when they were beaten into second place in the last race of the day.
Schools tie for top swim prize 14/07/2001
CHILDREN from Penrith’s Hunter Hall and Beaconside schools shared top prize at the Penrith Swimming Club schools’ annual gala.
EDEN swimming star Allan Armstrong was the star of the show when members of the Penrith club travelled to Whitehaven for the Griffin Gala.
Swimmers on song 12/03/2001
PENRITH Swimming Club members have continued to acquit themselves extremely well at the county age group championships.
PENRITH Swimming Club stalwart Roland Kirkbride has stood down from the post of club president in order to “let somebody younger have a go”.
Team performance is key to swimming success 01/07/2000
A TIRED, but happy, group of Penrith Swimming Club members returned from Kendal after winning the chairman’s gala.
Allan makes a splash at swimming gala 03/06/2000
A SUBSTANTIAL number of swimmers represented the Penrith club at the annual Griffin gala, held at Copeland.
Alan makes a splash with county success … 15/04/2000
TEN-year-old Alan Armstrong has made a splash for Penrith Swimming Club by becoming the first member for many years to win a county age group competition.
IN THE SWIM … 15/01/2000
Penrith Swimming Club president Roland Kirkbride and life member Mrs. Jenny Birtle present the club’s annual prizes.
Beaconside make a splash 10/07/1999
ELEVEN schools took part in a gala run by Penrith Swimming Club in which Beaconside Juniors scooped three trophies.
Swimmers’ roll call 19/12/1998
THE trophy winners from Penrith Swimming Club took a bow on Friday night at the annual presentation evening.
Club’s efforts recognised 14/06/1997
THE new trainer pool at Penrith Leisure Centre, previously the swimming baths, is to be formally known as the Frenchfield Teaching Pool in recognition of the contribution from the town’s swimming club.
First Gala at Penrith Swimming Club 17/08/1882
17th August 1882, Penrith Swimming Club hosted it’s first Swimming Gala.
Penrith Swimming Club was formed 26/07/1881
On this day in 1881, Penrith Swimming Club was formed.