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    Lloyd park picnic
    On the 8th of July, the Woodside and Thornton Heath swimming club had a fantastic picnic at Lloyds park. As it was scorching hot the WTHSC provided us with two large gazebos which saved the day! To keep us all entertained multiple games were put out for us to play including cricket, badminton, football, Jenga and many more. There was plenty of drinks and food to keep us going throughout the day. Amazingly they kept the ice frozen for 6 hours! That meant that we had cold drinks the whole time that we were there. To top it all, we had warm slices of pizza which was delicious. An especially made 2018 WTHSC summer cake in the shape of a swimming pool which had diving blocks, lanes, swimmers and a ladder! It was also delicious too! To finish it off we played rounders with everybody which was really fun. Thank you so much to Suzanna, Jane, their families and everybody else who helped to make the picnic a memorable one.
    By WTHSC reporter. 11 years old
    Amna Zaman Family Picnic

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    Teaching Classes

    From non-swimmers to advanced levels
    All lessons are 45-minute duration and are run by fully qualified teachers, children can start from 5 years and progress through 6 levels of swimming classes before moving into the squads.




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    If you would like to join us come for a trial.
    We hold trials for all levels at 6pm on the last Friday of the month at South Norwood Leisure Centre (Except August and December).
    If you are interested please contact us for further details.




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    Squad Swimming

    Bronze, Silver, Gold
    We have 3 squads, Gold, Silver and Bronze training up to 4 times a week and a Land Training Session.





    Founded 1887 - The longest established club in Croydon.

    Affiliated to CBSA and London Swimming


    We are a very friendly non-profit making swimming club providing teaching and coaching for all ages and abilities.

    We believe firmly that swimmers of all ages should be able to train, compete and socialise in an environment that is challenging yet fun and enjoyable whilst keeping them safe from harm.
    ‚ÄčIn order to achieve this we, as an affiliate of the ASA, will implement the Wavepower 2016-2019 document which is a set of policies and procedures that safeguard and protect the swimmers in our club.

    For further information CONTACT US today.

    Latest Club News

    Ice skating at Claphams Winterville

    We had a fabulous evening Ice Skating in December with some very talented skaters in the club! Finishing off the night with hot chocolate and doughnuts. Thanks again to the Jack Petchey Foundation and Suzanna!

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    Croydon Borough Gala dates 2019

    Saturdays 9th and 16th March and 13th April

    5.15pm Sign in, Racing starts 6.45pm

    Sunday 14th April

    1.15pm Sign in. Racing starts 2.45pm

    Held at Whitgift School Haling Park Rd, South Croydon CR2 6YT

    Octopus Gala Dates 2019

    2nd February, 6th April, 4th May, 8th June, 6th July, 21st September 2019

    Saturday's at Beckenham Spa. Please arrive by 5.30 pm 

    This is a team gala and swimmers are invited to particpate by  club. 

    3rd Place in The Octopus League!!

    Octopus cup cropped to smaller size 1FANTASTIC NEWS!!

    3rd place in the sixth and final round of the Octopus League.  Congratulations to the swimmers, coaches and parent volunteers who helped to achieve this great result.

    see the Gallery for further pictures

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