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By Rory Dickson It was 8th September 2019 when I moved to Stirling University, and it was a wild time in my life. After a decade used the routine of school and club swimming with North Ayrshire I was ready for a change. Looking forward to the prospect of meeting new academics, new people and a different training regime, the buzz was unreal. The first thing any new student needs to navigate Freshers Week (except for those unfortunate enough to have been starting in 2020, of course). I...

It didn’t come as a surprise second-time around, but our swimmers and their families are still digesting the realisation of a starting 2021 with a second enforced spell out of the pool. The blanket...

By Alan Dickson What a year 2020 has been! I think it is fair to say the swimming landscape has change beyond all recognition. Who would have thought as we entered what turned out to be a six...

The move to put most of west central Scotland into tighter restrictions against Coronavirus has caused a change in plan for our Club Championships, which will be held this year as a series of squad...

There was good news and bad news in the Scottish Government’s latest announcement on local coronavirus restrictions. North Ayrshire is one of only a handful of local authorities in West Central...

There were moments during 2020 when you might have been forgiven for wondering when we’d ever get our swimmers back in the pool let alone racing. Although a return of swim galas as we used to know...

Club training sessions resume at Garnock Campus pool from 11th November but there are new access arrangements to make sure leisure users to not have to pass through any parts of the school. Instead...