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We start the new season as we finished the last one – stuck on dry land and surrounded by uncertainty thanks to Covid-19. The whole club shares the disappointment of the swimming community across Scotland at the announcement last week that pools may not be allowed to open until 14th September. We can pin our hopes on a hint from the First Minister that this will be looked at again at the next lockdown review in the middle of August, but the reality is that even when the green light is given...

By Our Secret Swimmum Us Scots are notorious for our poor diet.  We eat too much sugar and fat and not enough fruit, vegetables and fibre.  It is a well-recognised phenomenon in public...

I am Tom Paterson, I am a swim teacher and a member of North Ayrshire's Masters squad. Most of you may know me and for what I’ve been through recovering from a serious accient with head injuries...

More than 10 weeks after our last training sessions in the water Scotland is at last starting to take its first tentative steps out of Coronavirus lockdown. It’s understandable for us swimmers to...

By Alan Dickson Since our training was so rudely interrupted a few weeks ago by the Coronavirus I’ve been thinking a lot about how we can come back to the water in a better place than we left. We...

By Alan Dickson We’ve all been looking to find ways to keep fit and find a positive use for all the downtime we have while we we’re unable to train. I have been giving a bit of thought about how...

Confirmation came this week from our governing body, Scottish Swimming, that there will be no more aquatic competitions, at any level, until the end of August due to the Coronavirus pandemic,...