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Established in 1976 - CADS is a competitive swimming club committed to producing a high standard of swimming.
We offer quality teaching and coaching sessions from Beginner to National Level.
Coaching sessions take place at Havelock Academy and John Whitgift Academy Grimsby.
With learn to swim lessons taking place at Whitgift School Pool Grimsby and Signhills Academy Pool Cleethorpes.
CLEETHORPES and District swimmers made the journey north for the Borough of Stockton swim scheme spring gala. Among the Cads contingent was new head coach Matthew Allison – who is originally from the Stockton area. The competition proved to be a big success for the Cads swimmers with lots of personal bests and podium places. Zach Clarke, 14, clocked a superb nine personal best swims and took nine gold medals over the weekend. He has recently increased his training, and is seeing his hard work paying off in the pool and his confidence soar. "It's was a fantastic weekend," he said. "I was hoping to do well, but didn't expect to get pbs and gold in all my races. "I am very pleased with my results and want to thank Matt Allison the head coach and Callum Gladding the assistant coach for all of their help and support." Ten-year-old Heidi Warne was on form during the two-day meet, smashing eight personal bests and gaining her first district qualifying time in the 200m butterfly to take the gold medal. Heidi had to wait until her very last swim for her eagerly-awaited attempt to qualify for this year's North East District age group championships. She successfully achieved medal winning performances in every event she swam in, including a second gold medal in the 100m backstroke. "I've worked very hard on my butterfly technique and felt confident that I could achieve the district time," she said. Heidi will join her team-mate Ella Bainbridge (11), who took the 100m and 200m butterfly gold medals, recording the fastest 200m butterfly short course time in the British rankings so far this year in her age group, in a time of 2.45.12. Oliver Bradley, 12, and Freya Davies, 13, will also form the young team to represent Cads later in June at the prestigious Ponds Forge pool in Sheffield. Oliver Bradley took gold in the 100m medley, but showed a real talent for the future in the backstroke events with some outstanding times recorded. George Legge claimed the gold medal, looking effortless in the pool with a two-second pb. Jodie Unwin, 14, had an outstanding competition with six gold medals and a silver medal. National swimmer and popular role model, Freya Davies, continued her journey back to fitness after recent illness with some outstanding sprinting performances claiming a gold and personal best in the 50m backstroke. Samara Nurse, 18, added to the medal tally with three golds. Personal best swims came from Evie Oxley, Jayden Daniels and Deanna Howes. Read more: http://www.grimsbytelegraph.co.uk/Zach-earns-golds-superb-day-swimmers/story-26487333-detail/story.html#ixzz3a9ij7AIn Follow us: @GrimsbyTel on Twitter | grimsbytel on Facebook
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Evie chalks up 5 pbs and gold medal
Three swimmers from Cleethorpes and District Swimming Club attended the Middlesborough open meet with head coach Matthew Allison. The event, held at the Neputune Centre was an opportunity to gain short course entry times for the North East District Championships this year. Evie Oxley (13), Ella Bainbridge (11) and Jodie Unwin (14) represented CADS against several high profile clubs. The weekend had a great start as Evie, returning to competitive swimming after a short break, was first to compete in the 200m freestyle event, taking several seconds off her previous best time. This was just the start, however, as in the 50m butterfly Evie again smashed her personal best time to claim the gold medal in a time of 37.76. Ella's first event was the 100m breaststroke. She stormed home to finish in a time of 1.31.70 to take a second gold medal for CADS, narrowly missing her district time - having only swum the event for the third occasion! The 50m freestyle saw Evie clocking a personal best time of 32.40. The afternoon kicked off with Evie and Jodie participating in the girls200m individual medley. Jodie added another podium place for CADS with a silver, as Evie posted another fantastic personal best. The 100m back crawl saw all girls entering this event with Ella talking gold in her age group; a silver for Jodie in the 14 year age group; and Evie taking yet another personal best to finish her day with five and a gold medal. Evie had this to say about the day's events: "I did not expect the results I achieved this weekend and I'm extremely happy with them. I'm glad to be back racing after my time out." Day two featured Ella and Jodie in the first event, the 400m freestyle. The girls showed their form as both proved to be too fast and were awarded speeding tickets for clocking times significantly faster than the allowed entry! Ella narrowly missing her age group district time in this event. Other successful swims included Jodie taking silver in 100m butterfly and Ella taking another gold in 200m back crawl and bronze in 50m breaststroke. Ella was left to fly the CADS flag alone in the afternoon in day two, saving her best for last in the 200m breaststroke, with yet another speeding ticket and a district time of 3.11.36. The final tally included three speeding tickets, four gold, three silver and a bronze medal. Head coach Matthew Allison was ecstatic about the weekend swims. "It was a great weekend with Ella, Evie and Jodie showing great progress on skill and performance. They all achieved huge personal best times while still working towards the long-term development plan. It has not been an easy journey for the swimmers at CADS recently but they have shown determination and dedication to achieve positive results in the pool. I am very proud of all the swimmers as they have shown what integrity and work ethic really mean. The future is very bright for the swimmers at CADS."
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Golden Easter for Cleethorpes swimmer Jodie
CADS swimmers made the short trip to Hull over the Easter Bank Holiday weekend to participate in the City Of Hull meet. There were many strong performances, and some were swimming at an open meet for the very first time. One swimmer who stood out was Jodie Unwin, 14, with a clean sweep of golds on day one. She had eight personal best swims, including a massive 12-second personal best (pb) in the 200m medley. Jodie is a big favourite among the up-and-coming young swimmers due to her positive attitude to hard work. She was certainly an inspiration to her team-mates, including Ellie Buxton, Freya Davies, both 13, who also hit the number one spot. It appeared butterfly was the stroke for outstanding performances with 10-year-old Heidi Warne claiming gold in the 50m and 200m butterfly. She was thrilled with her 12-second pb, along with Brandon Harrison who also excelled in the 50m fly. Further gold medals in butterfly were earned by Ella Bainbridge, Ellie Buxton and Nathan Wood, with a silver for Jess Skelton. The biggest personal best of the day was from Felicity Curry, with a massive 39 seconds off her 200m freestyle time. There were also some strong performances, and celebrations, from Sophia Dolan and Deanna Howes to claim further medals. Oliver Bradley stood out among the boys with some huge personal best times, taking home yet another gold for team CADS in the 200m breaststroke. The team's youngest swimmer, nine-year-old Finlay Buxton, showed his talent in the 200m backstroke with an 18-second pb, and he claimed bronze in the 200m freestyle. Holly Williams is emerging as a talent in the 200m breaststroke. She took a fine silver. There were other good personal best swims from Tyra Harrison, Millie Dawson, Helena Salisbury, Elizabeth Wells and Madison Steel. Read more: http://www.grimsbytelegraph.co.uk/Golden-Easter-Cleethorpes-swimmer-Jodie/story-26303725-detail/story.html#ixzz3X8SaZ327
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LEARN TO SWIM
Our beginners section is called 'Bubbles' and offers group sessions at various times and various pools across Grimsby & Cleethorpes. If you or your child are interested in learning to swim then please get in touch. Many of our swimmers have learned how to swim using 'Bubbles' and progressed through the many squads in CADS. For further information on Bubbles Click here
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