Member News

Wycombe March meet - accepted and rejected swims

Please check 'fixtures' tab for accepted and rejected swims for Wycombe meet in March.

Effective 19-February - new squad names and changes to training times

Following the series of parent / swimmer meetings held last week by Head Coach, Paul Lloyd, please see 'training times' information for details of changes to training times, which come into effect on Monday 19-February.

If you have any queries on the changes, please contact Paul on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Maidenhead Marlins Presentation Evening - 6th January 2018

The annual Maidenhead Marlins Presentation evening took place at St Piran's school  on Saturday 6th January. There were awards given across the Junior squads , as well as to Club volunteers - Diana Kennedy , Colin Bell , Helena Wood , Claire Ireland and Junior volunteer coach - Sharon Bridge. The awards and the address was given by Tom Dean - our very own European and Commonwealth Junior Champion. 

The head female and male swimmer shields were this year awarded to Isobel Benster and William Dean whilst the Jim Cannon Cup , in memory of our Club President , was awarded to the Junior Five squad. 

A great evening was had by all and we thank everyone for their support at this Club event. 

Arena League - Round 2 - November 2017

 

Maidenhead came up against some strong competition in the second round of the Arena League Premiership Division gala - however all swimmers gave their all and fought hard and there was a great team spirit. 

Final scores were 

Thanet 254

Oxford  239

Woking 177

Portsmouth 162

Staines 125

Maidenhead 88 

The final round is being held on 9th December at Guildford Spectrum so please look out for the team list. 

Land warmup Information

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Junior 4 & 5 Squad Meeting - 17th September

Please find attached (login required) the minutes from the Junior 4 & 5 Squad meeting as well as the Target setting sheet which was discussed at the meeting. 

Any questions please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

Medal Hangers

Marlins are delighted to be collaborating with Edwards & White Sheet Metal Ltd to offer quality stainless steel medal hangers as a fund raiser. If your house is full of medals that you don’t know what to do with, this is a great way to display them and to celebrate your children’s (and your!) achievements.

The hangers are simply screwed into the wall and can hold dozens of medals.  The medal hangers can be produced specifically for Swimming or the wording can be changed to create a more generic hanger - such as ‘Winner’ or ‘My Medals’ – which will cover lots of activities.  Other suggestions are welcome!

The cost is just £20 per hanger with profits going to Maidenhead Marlins.

Please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for further info or to place an order.  NB They make great Christmas gifts, too!

If you ordered one of these hangers at the Summer BBQ in July - they will be available for collection and payment at the Internal gala on Saturday 16th September 

ASA Membership - Important

Please note that if you wish to enter open meets (including ours) you must have Category 2 ASA membership. If you have recently moved into the competitive part of the club this is most likely to apply to you, but you should be able to check your current membership level here. If you are not certain that you have a Category 2 membership you should check.

Note that we may need to withdraw your entry from our meet if your swimmer only has a Category 1 ASA Membership.

In order to upgrade your membership you would need to fill in a category 2 form, which then needs to be sent to our ASA coordinator (contactable at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. ), with a blank stamped envelope.

New Age Group 1 & 2 Swimmers - Important

All swimmers moving from Transition to Age Group 1 and from Age Group 1 to Age Group 2 should be aware that they will need the following equipment. 

a) Junior Finis or Speedo Snorkel

b) A pair of short bladed fins 

c) A pair of Speedo or Jaked hand paddles (junior size)

The best place to source these is Mailsports based in Bourne End either from the shop or online.  Remember to tell them that you are from Marlins to get a discount. 

 

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