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  • CPD Workshops and Coaching/Teaching Courses in the South East

    16th April 2017

    Coaching/Teaching Courses 24-Mar-17 ASA Level 2 Swimming Teacher Tenterden Leisure Centre, Tenterden 01-Apr-17 ASA Level 2 Swimming TeacherEric Liddell Sports Centre SE9 4QF 03-Apr-17 ASA Level 1 Swimming Assistant (Teaching)Maidstone Leisure Centre, Kent, Maidstone 09-Apr-17 ASA Level 1 Swimming Assistant (Coaching) Maidstone Leisure Centre, Kent, Maidstone 09-Apr-17 ASA Level 2 Coaching Open Water Swimming Chichester Watersports, Westhampnett 10-Apr-17 ASA Level 1 Swimming Assistant (Teaching) Hartsdown Leaisure Centre, Margate 29-Apr-17 ASA Level 1 Swimming Assistant (Teaching) White Oak Leisure Centre 06-May-17 ASA Level 1 Swimming Assistant (Teaching) Edenbridge Leisure Centre, Edenbridge 05-Jun-17 ASA Level 2 Swimming Coach Maidstone Leisure Centre, Kent, Maidstone 07-Jun-17 ASA Level 2 Swimming Teacher Erith Leisure ...

  • Kent County ASA Swimming Championships 2017 - Have your say!

    5th April 2017

    Kent County ASA Swimming Championships 2017:  have your say!  - Feedback Survey Thank you to everyone involved in the championships. To help us to improve the championships in 2018, please distribute this to any members of your club that had any experiences of the championships -...

  • New Rules for Poolside Accreditation Passes for Coaches and Team Managers

    1st April 2017

    The new Poolside Accreditation Process has been published by British Swimming in line with entries opening for the British Swimming Championships, 18-23 April 2017. From 1st April 2017 coaches and team managers applying for poolside accreditation for National events (British Swimming and ASA)...

  • SER Masters Development Day - 1 April 2017 - 9:30-16:00

    1st April 2017

    South East Region Masters Development DayWhen: Saturday 1 April 2017 Time: 9.30am – 4.00pm Where: Queen Anne’s School, 6 Henley Rd, Reading RG4 6DX For further details please visit http://www.southeastswimming.org/masters/masters-... ...

  • Save the Date: KCASA Annual Dinner for our President, John Burdett, on 16 June 2017

    31st March 2017

    Watch this space ...

  • ASA 11 year-old Development Pathway - Update including Swimmer Selection

    31st March 2017

    The swimmers selected for the programme have been finalised and selection letters sent out via South East region on Tuesday 8th March. We notified all relevant Club Secretaries and Coaches on Friday 3rd March. The swimmers selected are listed below. If any swimmers are unable to take up...

  • Child abuse. If you think it - report it!

    31st March 2017

    Many people are afraid to report worrying signs they have seen or heard. The Government has launched a campaign - https://tacklechildabuse.campaign.gov.uk/ - which aims to help tackle the barriers so that children can get the help they need; it outlines some of the signs to spot, what to do...

  • New Kent Development sessions for Water Polo are launching on Saturday 4 March at Swanley Leisure Centre

    25th March 2017

    New Kent Development sessions are launching on Saturday 4 March at Swanley Leisure Centre These sessions will become exclusively geared towards the inter-county tournaments for the Kent squads for the U14 and U16 age groups (boys and girls). All athletes who fit into these age groups are...

  • Officials (licensed and non-licensed) urgently needed for the KSSA Championships on 11 March

    11th March 2017

    The KSSA Primary Schools' Championships are scheduled to take place on Saturday 11 March at Medway Park. Timings are as follows: Individual Events: warm-up 9.00am finish 11.45am Team Events: warm-up 12.00pm finish 3.00pm John King of KSSA has advised that this event is very...

  • Open Water Officials' training at the LAC on 11 March 2017

    10th March 2017

    Open Water Officials' Level 1 Training Course - March 2017 Do you fancy having a go at a different type of event? If you have not officiated before and would rather be out in the open air than in a pool then why not train as an open water official? London Region are planning a Level 1 Officials...

  • KCASA Team Championship - 5 March 2017

    5th March 2017

    The team championships take place at London Aquatic Centre on 5 March 2017. A separate website for the Team Championships is here The accepted entries are here , please check your clubs entries and let me know if there are any errors. The additional team conditions are here. We need your team...

  • Stroke Masterclass with Nick Gillingham MBE

    3rd March 2017

    Stroke Masterclass with Nick Gillingham MBE ...

  • ASA Pathway for 11-year-olds (born 2006) - Full details here

    28th February 2017

    England Talent Development Programme During the course of 2017 Kent County ASA will be providing the Development Pathway for 11-year-olds being rolled out by the England Talent. Kent is one of the chosen counties for the scheme with it being rolled out nationwide in future years. The Development...

  • Half-term swim camp with Olympic medallists - spaces still available!

    17th February 2017

    We have organised a swim camp over half term (next week for most schools) and we still have spaces available. It will be an excellent opportunity for the swimmers trying to reach county level or trying to go beyond. The timetable is as follows: Tuesday 3-7pm with Michael Jamieson...

  • Team Manager Module 1 Presenter Training Day - Closing Date 13 February

    13th February 2017

    The ASA are organising a Team Manager Module 1 Presenter Training Day which will be running on the 4th March in Loughborough. Candidates will be able to deliver their own Team Manager Module 1 courses and will be added to the TM volunteer presenter database after attending the training day....

  • KCASA 2017 Swimming Championships - Week 4

    12th February 2017

    Kent County ASA Championships 2017 (License SE170171, SE170172, SE170173, SE170174). This weekend sees the move of the championships to London Aquatic Centre. It's a new venue for many, please ensure your swimmers go to the correct ...

  • KCASA 2017 Swimming Championships - Week 2

    11th February 2017

    The county championships are now well under way with some great swimming last weekend from the longer distance events. Next weekend sees the form strokes. We were heavily oversubscribed, so we will be full, and need to run very efficiently to finish on time. We managed it last week, so we can do...

  • KCASA 2017 Swimming Championships - Week 1

    10th February 2017

    Less than 48 hours to the start of racing at this years Kent County Championships. A specific results website has been created to keep you up to date. This is the link to the results page http://www.kentswimming.org/results/KC2017/ All the accepted entries, the list of events, venues,...

  • KCASA 2017 Swimming Championships start next week with a record number of entries

    9th February 2017

    This year has set new records for the number of entries - over 5,500 - so a huge 'well done' to everyone that obtained times to be able to enter! We are often criticised for having tough qualifying times, but every year the swimming community of Kent rises to the challenge. Unfortunately, we can't...

  • Kent Swimming Championship 2017 Entry Pack Published!

    11th January 2017

    Access the entry pack here!  Closing date for entries is 11 January 2017. ...

  • KCASA Swimming Championship 2017 - Relays Date Change

    31st December 2016

    Kent ASA Championships 2017 Relay Date Change After continued liaison with the pool operators, we have had to change the relays date. The relays will now be held at London Aquatic Centre on Sunday 5th March 2017. The full program of team events will be issued shortly, but we thought it...

  • KCASA ACM on 10 December 2016 - download paperwork here!

    10th December 2016

    You are invited to attend the 2016 Annual Council Meeting which will take place on Saturday 10 December 2016 at the Holiday Inn, London Road, Wrotham Heath TN15 7RS. The doors open and tea/coffee will be available from 10.30am and the meeting, which will include the trophy presentation and the...

  • 2016 ASA Volunteer Satisfaction Survey Closing Date 1 December 2016

    1st December 2016

    Please find below a link to the annual ASA Volunteer Satisfaction Survey for 2016. We are asking all ASA aquatic volunteers to take the opportunity to have their say and fill this in for us. Two volunteers will also be drawn at random after the survey has closed and will each receive a £100...

  • KCASA Development Grant Application - How did you spend yours?

    30th November 2016

    As part of the Conditions of the KCASA Development Grant, we would now like to know how the following clubs spent their grants.  We only need a brief description and each club's Chairman can complete the form here. Please note that this needs to be completed by 30 November 2016. ...

  • London Swimming - swim21 Development Day.....spaces still available!

    27th November 2016

    Does your club want to develop and improve, gain access to funding streams and gain the Clubmark accreditation for Aquatics recognised by Sport England? The ASA and London Swimming want to ensure our Aquatics Clubs protect themselves for the future. We are seeing more and more local...

  • London Swimming Coach Development Day - 19 November 2016

    19th November 2016

    Do you have a coach(s) at your club looking to develop their skills and learn more about techniques and opportunities from experts? If so then our upcoming Coach Development Day could be for them! The day named ‘Coaching Considerations’ will be delivered by our England Programmes Talent...

  • The J2S Workshop at Medway Park on 14 November is cancelled!

    14th November 2016

    Please note that this workshop as been cancelled as all the trainees have now completed this session Malcolm Keysell ...

  • Gala Invitation - KCASA Development Meet 29/30 October 2016

    30th October 2016

    KCASA Development Meet 2016 The Development meet is the last county meet that I will be organising officials for and I would like to thank you for all the help and support you have given the county during my time as KCASA officials appointments secretary. Being licensed is not a...

  • New Format Kent Development Meet - A new look competition for 2016!

    29th October 2016

    A new look competition for 2016! The Swimming Committee along with the Coaches forum have redesigned the Kent Development Championships. Our aim is to encourage more entrants, and give more swimmers a chance to win a Kent Medal. As the title says it is a development meet, so county qualifiers...

  • Invitation to Officiate on 10 Sepember at the KSSA Secondary Schools Relay Gala - Urgent!

    9th September 2016

    This event is not licensed, so don't let it put you off if you are no longer licensed or still in training - in fact it is an ideal opportunity for trainee officials to get valuable experience, especially relay takeovers. There is only one session with tea/Coffee available beforehand - and...

  • KCASA 125th Anniversary Club Development Grant - Apply by 31 August

    31st August 2016

    Kent County ASA was founded in 1891 and this year, 2016, sees us celebrating 125 years of promoting and managing swimming and swimming related activities in Kent.  To celebrate this milestone The KCASA Management has decided to allocate £10,000 to help develop aquatics within the club...

  • KCASA Swimming Championships 2017 QTs will be released on 31 August 2016

    31st August 2016

    Pre-register here to receive 2017 Kent County Champs info as its released. QT’s will be released on 31 August 2016 ...

  • I Am Team GB: take part in the Nation's biggest Sports Day on 27 August 2016

    27th August 2016

    Hi All To celebrate the Olympic and Paralympic Games, Team GB have partnered with Join In, The National Lottery and ITV on a national campaign called ‘I am Team GB’. I am Team GB is aiming to be the nation’s biggest sports day on 27 August 2016 and is encouraging organisations to open their...

  • Kent Swimmers capture medals at the ASA Open Water Championships

    26th August 2016

    Congratulations to all the Kent swimmers taking part at the Rother Valley Country Park in balmy 21 degree water!  Seven Kent clubs were represented and special congratulations go to gold medal winners Emily Watts and Maisie Macartney. ASA National Masters Open Water Championships 1.5k ...

  • Training sessions in preparation for the London Ladies Water Polo League now booked

    23rd August 2016

    If you are interested in playing London Ladies Winter League, you are very welcome to attend training at Swanley, 8-9pm on Tuesday 9, 16 and 23 August. For more information on joining the squad and the training, contact Paul Holehouse ...

  • Bexley Water Polo Club announces its launch of a NEW Ladies Water Polo Team.

    22nd August 2016

    Bexley Water Polo club based at White Oak Leisure Centre, Swanley has declared a free launch its first Ladies Team. The training takes place on Tuesdays between 9.00-10.00 pm. Bexley Water Polo Club invites all girls and ladies over 12 who can swim to come along a try a different sport that is fun...

  • Kent Champs 2017 Administrator Meeting and Coach Forum Meeting booked for 11 September

    22nd August 2016

    Date: Sunday 11 September Venue: Oakwood House, Maidstone, ME16 8AE Timings: 9.40am   Coffee/tea 10.00am  Kent Championships 2017 Administrators' and Coaches' Meeting 11.30am  Coffee/tea 11.50am  Kent Coaches' Forum including a talk from Ian Turner (former GB Head Coach)...

  • UK Coaching Awards 2016: nominations now open

    20th August 2016

    UK Coaching Awards 2016 Nominations now open The UK Coaching Awards honour sports coaches and coaching organisations who have demonstrated outstanding success over the previous 12 months. Hosted by sports coach UK, the showpiece event is seen as one of the most prestigious within the coaching...

  • Level 1 Coaching Synchronised Swimming Course starts in Kent on 24 August

    20th August 2016

    Click here to view the flyer for the Level 1 Coaching Synchronised Swimming Course at Cobham Hall starting on 24.08.2016. From the feedback received so far, there is a desperate need for Level 1 courses. If funding is a barrier for you or your volunteers to attend this course, please do let...

  • Nominate and celebrate at the ASA Aquatics Awards 2016

    10th August 2016

    Nominate and celebrate at the ASA Aquatics Awards! Nominations have opened for the ASA Aquatics Awards 2016, the annual celebration of volunteers, athletes,...

  • Newsletter launched by the new KCASA Masters Committee

    3rd August 2016

    New to Kent Masters is our dedicated newsletter launched by the new Masters Committee in June 2016. It contains useful information for the county's Masters plus a spotlight on one of our swimmers, and loads of useful information. You can read or download the current issue and archive versions...

  • Kent Swimmers brave the chilly Dover water during the Kent Open Water Championships

    1st August 2016

    For the full results, click here ...

  • 6th July 2016

    Hi All To celebrate the Olympic and Paralympic Games, Team GB have partnered with Join In, The National Lottery and ITV on a national campaign called ‘I am Team GB’. I am Team GB is aiming to be the nation’s biggest sports day on 27 August 2016 and is encouraging organisations to open their...

  • 6th July 2016

    Hi All To celebrate the Olympic and Paralympic Games, Team GB have partnered with Join In, The National Lottery and ITV on a national campaign called ‘I am Team GB’. I am Team GB is aiming to be the nation’s biggest sports day on 27 August 2016 and is encouraging organisations to open their...

  • Sport England Strategy 2016-2021 - Towards an Active Nation

    30th June 2016

    Read it here! ...

  • More officials needed for Kent Masters & Seniors Championships - 26 June 2016

    26th June 2016

    KCASA Masters and Seniors Championships 2016 You are invited to officiate at this year's Masters and Seniors Competition - being licensed is not a requirement so please don't let it stop you volunteering! Please reply by 12 June 2016 PLEASE NOTE that the report time for the second session is...

  • Kent Water Polo Festival will be on 25 June at Folkestone Leisure Centre

    25th June 2016

    Event: Kent Water Polo Festival  Date: 25 June 2016 Venue: Folkestone Leisure Centre Timing:  12.45pm - 6.00pm Competitions: There will be the normal three age groups, with approx timings: Mini Polo 2004 and younger 12.45 - 2.00pm 2002 and younger 2.15 - 4.00pm...

  • The KCASA Annual Dinner will be on 17 June 2016 - 7.15 for 8.00pm

    17th June 2016

    We have pleasure in letting you know that this year’s Kent County ASA Annual Dinner will be held on 17 June (7.15 for 8.00 pm) at Eltham Warren Golf Course, Bexley Road, Eltham, London SE9 2PE.  There will be a drinks reception followed by a three-course meal, with tickets priced at £30...

  • KCASA Development Day for Aquatics Club Volunteers - 4 June 2016

    4th June 2016

    Date: Saturday 4 June 2016 Timing: 9.30am - 4.45pm Cost: £10.00 to include lunch Venue: Holiday Inn, London Road, Wrotham Heath, Sevenoaks, Kent TN15 7RS Workshops: Safeguarding & Protecting Children (£35.00)Time to Listen for Club Welfare OfficersTeam Manager 1Team Manager 2Judge 1 Session...

  • Recognise your volunteers and nominate them for the Edward G Maples Memorial Trophy

    1st June 2016

    Recognise your volunteers and nominate them for the Edward G Maples Memorial Trophy - click here for full details and the on-line nomination form. Don't hang around making your nomination as the closing date is 1 June 2016 ...

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