Club News

Thomond Swim 2020

Posted on 3, May 2020

in Category Events, Thomond Swim

This years swim was scheduled to take place Saturday July 11th, It has been decided to cancel this year’s swim. This decision was taken in the interest of public safety. Upmost in our minds is the safety of our swimmers, volunteers & support crews. There will be a next year for Thomond

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IRISH OPEN LC CHAMPIONSHIP 2020

Posted on 8, March 2020

in Category Club News

What a great weekend of swimming as we welcomed over 350 swimmers to Limerick and the 50m Arena Pool. Teh records tumbled this weekend starting with the first event. But most of all it was a great chance to catch up with swimming friends from around Ireland and afar.  A bitg thank you to all those who travelled to Limerick to support the Irish Open. We want to thank UL Arena & their staff for supporting the gala, a special mention goes to Alan Ward.  Again it was great to have access to the 25m pool for the morning warm [&hellip

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Thomond Swim 2019

Posted on 15, June 2019

in Category Club News, Thomond Swim, Uncategorized

We are now into our 12th annual Thomond Swim. Each year the numbers continue to grow as does open water participation. This year we didn’t have the hot weather but over 91swimmers took to the 14.5 degree water and swam through our historic city.  A big thank you as always to Limerick Marine Seach & Rescue for the boat cover alongwith the support of Limerick Kayak Club. The Civil Defence provided the welcome shower & finishing tents. Again we had the support of St Michaels Boat Club for the event  we are very grateful for their support each year in [&hellip

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2019 Limerick Masters Irish Open LC Championships

Posted on 3, March 2019

in Category Club News, Irish Open LC Championships, Uncategorized

We had an amazing weekend of swimming well done everyone.  Swimmers arrived in Limerick from Friday evening for the 1500m FS event where we saw 6 full heats & still had a wait list! This year we kept to our usual schedule, Storm Emma a once in a lifetime distant memory! We had our first Prostrate Cancer Survivors relay. Thanks to all those who travelled to Limerick to support the Irish Open. We want to thank UL Arena & their staff for supporting the gala, a special mention goes to Alan Ward.  We were delighted to have access to the [&hellip

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Thomond Swim 2018

Posted on 23, June 2018

in Category Club News, Events, Open Water, Thomond Swim

King Johns Castle Thomond Swim

11th year since it was reinstated and today we 97 swimmers in the water plenty of first timers & plenty of seasoned swimmers. The sun shone and most importantly all who entered exited safety. A big thank you to Limerick Marine Seach & Rescue for the boat cover alongwith the support of Limerick Kayak Club. The Civil Defence provided the welcome shower & finishing tents. Again we had the support of St Michaels Boat Club for the event. Every year they open their doors and hand over the keys to the swimmers. We had plenty of food to recharge the [&hellip

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Castleconnell Summer Solstice 2018

Posted on 21, June 2018

in Category Club News, Open Water

86 swimmers took part in a 1.4km swim in Castleconnell on Wednesday 20th June. It was the first swim in the Summer League. Funds went towards Castleconnell Boat Club & the Marine Search & Rescue. A big thank you to all the helpers who supported. Here are the results. The men started 3 minutes after the ladies. Results Limerick Masters Castleconnell Boat Club Summer Solstice Swim 2018

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SOLSTICE 2018

Posted on 17, June 2018

in Category Club News, Open Water

The Shannon Open Water Swim League kicks off in Castelconnell on Wednesday 20th June with the Solstice swim. Entries on the day. Swim Start 19:15 Distance 1.2km For more information on the Swim League & how to sign up: Shannon Region Open Water Swim League: https://www.facebook.com/ShannonRegionOWSL/ or shannonregionowsl@gmail.com

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