We are back to normal training now and we must say a big thank you to all the coaches and helpers who stayed behind and ensured that the vast majority of swimming sessions ran as normal. The camp could not have gone ahead without your support and just proves what a great group of people...

Saturday was a long day – we started training at 7.00am and as it was Devon Prior’s 15th Birthday she had the honour of diving in first, we completed a 2.5 hour session followed by breakfast. Land Training was at 11.15am on the beach and we stayed on the beach for lunch chilling out for...

A great day again today, lovely sunshine and some great swimming. We had a 2.5 hour morning session and land training was on the beach which culminated in the ‘camp challenge’ – all members of the camp (including the coaches) ran into the freezing cold sea and dived under the water, luckily there is no...

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Today was our ‘day of rest’ and we had a great trip into Venice and the weather was glorious. We left the camp via coach and then took a boat into Venice, we had a guided tour of the City, followed by a pizza lunch. Later in the afternoon we had a chance to shop....

Today’s Blog was written by Lois Moore abd some of the other girls on the camp. Firstly the biggest news recently has been the challenge swum by all the swimmers on Wednesday morning. This involved each lane swimming the distance to other swimming pools, so lane 1 had to swim 7k, lane 2 had to...

Today we woke up to rain and it has not stopped all day – it is also cool, not really what we expected in Italy, Swimming has gone well with Lane 3 achieving in excess of !0Km today and Lane 1 making over 7Km which is more than many swimmers have swum before in a...

We had a much quieter night last night with most swimmers in bed early – we had some sickness with one of the swimmers, who has now recovered and swam the second session today, unfortunately one of our Adults has gone down with it this afternoon. This morning’s started with a 6.30am meet to get...

Here we are on Day 1 and it has been a really hectic day – we eventually got to bed at around 1.00am only after upsetting some of the neighbours in our accommodation block! Breakfast was 9.00am after which we had a tour of the pool – the complex was quite busy today with a...

Thirty Swimmers from Hemel Hempstead Swimming Club are going to Lignano in Italy for a week long Swim Camp on 22nd October 2011, we will be using this blog to keep you updated daily about our progress. Check back to see how we are getting on, there will be updates from coaches, swimmers and helpers....

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