Spring Charity Meet

Mon 13/Nov/2017

On Saturday 3rd March and Sunday 4th March we will be co-hosting the Spring Charity Meet with Erith and District SC again at Crook Log. Please keep the date clear and more details will follow.Q

Trophy Return

Fri 10/Nov/2017

It's that time of year when we need to ask all trophy holders to hand back their trophies so we can get them ready for this year's winners. Please return them to Julie Strover, who is usually in the spectator gallery when either Top or Platinum squads are training. Otherwise please pass to your coach or leave them at the desk or shop on Monday evenings. Julie will also take them at the club champs sprint gala on December 16th. Please ensure you have returned them by December 16th.

Club Championships Sprints Gala

Mon 13/Nov/2017

On Saturday 16th December 2017 we will be holding our Club Championships Sprints Gala. The deadline for entries is Monday 27th November. Entry form and payment should be placed in an envelope marked FAO Gina Fazzani - Sprints Gala and handed to the committee desk. Please note that no late entries will be accepted after the closing date, and strictly no entries on the day will be accepted. As a guide swimmers are expected to enter the following events. Please note 25m events are for Tadpoles only. • Top, Platinum, Gold & Silver Squads - 4 x 50m events. • Bronze/Chrome Squads - 3 x 50m events • Tadpoles 1 & 2 - 2 x 25m • Tadpoles 3 - 3 x 25m • Tadpoles 4 - 4 x 25m The entry form is on our homepage or under the Competitions menu.

FREE Club & Coach Forum - Wed 22 Nov

Sat 04/Nov/2017

On Wednesday 22nd November at 18.30 until 21:00 at K Sports in Aylesford there is the Club & Coach Forum. There is a choice of two workshops: Warm Up – Led by Victoria Annis, Senior Physiotherapist from the University of Kent. Victoria will take you through the principles of an effective warm up and demonstrate how they can be used in many different sports. Club Structures – Delivered by the Sport England Club Matters team, this workshop looks at why getting your club structure impacts on members’ liability and financial implications, whether you are a separate legal entity and what rules and requirements you need. This also covers unincorporated or incorporated structures and whether you can adopt charity status or CASC. There are also individual 15 minute funding appointments with staff at Kent Sport available throughout the evening. More information and registration which is required can be accessed via For anyone in need of a UK Coaching safeguarding workshop there are workshops running on Tuesday 7 November in Tunbridge Wells and in Canterbury on Wednesday 6 December. First Aid is also running in Medway on Tuesday 28 November. All of these are 18.30-21.30 and can be booked via

Kent County Championships 2018

Tue 12/Sep/2017

Here are the qualifying times for the Kent County Championships next year. Please check out the competition menu for dates, times and venues. Good luck swimmers

Black Lion Winter Open

Wed 08/Nov/2017

Please see the Fixtures list under the Competition menu for session details. Car Parking at Medway Park - Medway Park has a pay and display car park. Please note that the Leisure Centre does not open until 7:30am. Upon arrival swimmers will need to sign in for EACH of the events they are competing in; the signing in desk will close 45 minutes before the start of each session. Failure to sign in may result in exclusion of the competitor. Officials: Black Lion would appreciate help from licensed officials to assist with the running of the event. All officials will be provided with refreshments and a buffet style lunch. If you are available please let Lorraine Harden know as soon as possible please.

Save The Date

Mon 20/Nov/2017

The Club Championships Presentation Evening is on Friday 23rd February at Crofton Halls.