Galas

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Galas are key to a swimmers development. The starting point for many is the annual Club Championships, which is an internal gala that only Wigan Swimming Club (Wasps) members can swim in. There are a variety of individual and team galas Wigan Swimming Club (Wasps) enter:

Indiviudal Galas

Everyone competes under the Wigan Swimming Club (Wasps) banner but for their own achievements.

Indiviudal Galas

Bolton and Manchester Age Groups
Warriors of Warrington Percy Mason Memorial Gala
Central Lancashire Swimming Association Warburtons Gala
Wirral Metro Novice Meet – Spring and Winter
Aquabears of Rochdale
Harrogate
Leeds

Team Galas

Everyone competes as a team and strives to do the best for each other.

Team Galas

National Arena League
National Micro League
Bolton and District Association Mini League
Wigan Swimming Development Invitational

There are two types of swimming competitions: long course and short course. Long course  is held in a 50m pool and short course  is held in a 25m pool. The Olympics is always held in a 50m pool but there are International Competitions in both Long and Short Course.

Currently we have 50m Training on offer at Wigan Swimming Club (Wasps) to accommodate any swimmer who is entering a Long Course competition such as the Leeds meet.

Events

There are range of events in the swimming programme. Typically this will be 50m, 100m and 200m races in each of the strokes (Breaststroke, Backstroke, Butterfly and Freestyle).In addition to the above events there is also 400m, 800m, and for men the 1500 Freestyle.

There are also 100m, 200m and 400m Individual Medley races for both men and women, where they will complete lengths using Backstroke, Breaststroke, Butterfly and Frontcrawl in that order.In addition there are male and female relays swum over 4 x 50m, 4x100m or 4x200m.

Currently we have 50m Training on offer at Wigan Swimming Club (Wasps) to accommodate any swimmer who is entering a Long Course competition such as the Leeds meet.

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