|Welcome to the web site of Portsmouth Victoria Synchronised Swimming Club.
We are a synchronised swimming club based in Hampshire on the South coast of England with our training sessions in the Portsmouth area.
We are by and large a competitive synchro club with many achievements, including past and present National Champions. Our swimmers have represented Hampshire County, the Southern District, England and Great Britain. We also boast a National referee and Ex-International Judge who has attended 2 Commonwealth Games.
|Our synchronised swimmers have also been involved in various television displays, award ceremonies and shows.
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The Club offer a big 'Well Done' to all the club members who have worked so hard towards achieving Swim 21. This is a significant achievement on behalf of many Club members, who did preparatory work, went on mandatory courses and pulled togther the documents and supporting evidence.
Swim 21 Accreditation is a 'Quality Mark'. It recognises nationally and regionally the clubs that are committed to providing safe, effective and quality services for the benefit of their members .
Club Officer Roles
Head Coach - Helen Morris
Chairman - Betty Slssingar
Secretary - Alison Gunn
Events & Fundraising -
Swim 21 - Steve Attwood
Beacon - Nick Ahern
Fixtures - Nikki Williams
Welfare Officer - Nicky Thomas Communications Officer - Paula Williams Club Captain - Ella Minker
Junior Captain - Lauren Towsey
The Club has a policy of capitalising on those relevant skills present among its adult (and senior swimmer) membership. Appointments to the formal positions referred to in the foregoing job descriptions take place annually at the Club's AGM. The management and coaches' committees will seek to engage the informal help of any members with relevant qualifications on an ad hoc basis.
Detailed information on each of the roles can be found within the British Swimming web site.
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News & Information
| FREE Taster Sessions
PORTSMOUTH VICTORIA are holding *Free* taster sessions in the Easter Holidays at Eastney Swimming Pool on the 6th and 13th April between 2-3pm.
To book a place or for more information please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 07592302501.
Swim 21 - After Steve Attwood's hard work we are very pleased that we have successfully passed our 4 year Swim 21 re-accreditation.
Thankyou to all the swimmers and their supporter for attending our presentation evening. The photos are now on Facebook - tag away!
England Talent Selection
PVSC are delighted that two of our girls Robyn Stanhope and Rosie Gunn were selected to go to the England Talent Selection event in Crystal Palace after the Nationals. This is an amazing honour and the club are so proud. After much stiff competition
and Rosie were both chosen to train with the England Development team next year which is fantastic.
MORE EXCITING NEWS!!!!
9th December - Club Championships at HMS Temaraire. For girls who are skill level 0-2, starting from the prelims to 10 under squad. Exciting presentation evening and disco to follow in Januray.
Next Beginners Course at Waterlooville starts 21st January 2013, book your place now.
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Adults course to be starting in September Tuesday evenings - please email firstname.lastname@example.org to register your interest.
Swim 21 Accreditation
Great news for the club - we've had our Swim 21 Accreditation renewed. Well done to everyone!
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Results and Photographs
Check out the results page of the web site to see how well the PVSC swmmers did along with some photographs from the event.
Keep checking this area of the web site for latest news on training, pool opening times, upcoming competitions and other important notices
|We have novice synchronised swimming courses for those of you want to learn the basics. The courses are run over 10-12 weeks, and you will learn sculling, figures, routines, swimming to
music and swimming underwater.
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|Want to do more than lane swimming? Want to be part of a team that will be sending swimmers to Olympic training? Then join us at one of our taster days. By the end you will be able to swim a simple routine to music to perform to your parents and friends.
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What it will do for you: - increase confidence fitness and body tone increase ability in all other swimming disciplines, increase flexibility, non-weight bearing so good for the joints, good social side, meet new friends. We have the pool to ourselves so no need to be shy. Contact us to book your place.
Requirements: - must be comfortable to go underwater but don't need to be an expert swimmer.
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The Nationals in Gloucester the weekend of the 1st/2nd December showed PVSC girls performing really well.
Free Combination 9-12 years - 7th
Free Combination 13-14 years - 4th
Free Combination 15-17 - 3rd
Free Solo 13-14 - Robyn Stanhope 11th
Figures 9-10 & 11-12 - Rosie Gunn 10th and Eve Coffey 54th and Trinity Hatherley 64th
Figures 13-14 - Robyn Stanhope 17th and Briony Mengham 47th and Lauren Towsey 58th
We are proud to announce that Robynh Stanhope and Rosie Gunn were talent spotted for the England Talent Camp 8th December, Good luck girls.
Amazing Nationals Results
Rosie, Briony and Robyn headed off to Scotland on the 26th october. The competition was tough and the girls had some great results. Robyn was awarded 8th in her solo. Rosie was awarded 3rd in her solo. Robyn and Briony got third in their duet.