Author: David Metcalf

Starter Course Planned – Swimming Officials (Completed)

Bedfordshire ASA are planning to run a Starter course on 22 April 2018 (evening) at Flitwick Village Hall, Flitwick, Beds, MK45 1HP, subject to suitable applications received.

Bedfordshire ASA Clubs Officials Single Point of Contact

The county had trialled each club having a single point of contact (SPOC) for swimming officials in 2012. This procedure had worked very well, with information getting to club officials more effectively, with more volunteers attending courses. Please click on

Licensed Referees in Bedfordshire

Please see the attached list of qualified licensed British Swimming Referees in Bedfordshire, they can be contacted by the below email addresses.

Mike Woodbridge – Funeral Update

The funeral of Mike Woodbridge will take place on Tuesday 20 March 2018 at 4.00pm at Hitchin Crematorium, Herts. Then afterwards at Hitchin Priory, it is an open invite, Pete would be happy to see as many as can to

General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR)

As you will probably be aware, from 25 May 2018 the new law for data protection, GDPR, will be coming into effect.

Skills Coaches Wanted – EP Development Camps – closed

The Bedfordshire ASA Development Team is working on preparations for the EP Development Camps for 11 yr olds: they will be on March 18th; July 1st; and September 30th. As last year, the commitment asked of the swimmers will be

“1 Direction” – SE Pathway Guidance Document for Counties

Swim England has published a revised Pathway Guidance Document, with which you may wish to become familiar.  The programme is controlled by Swim England but Bedfordshire is participating as a County.  Some aspects of the document may be relevant for

Bedfordshire Swimming Official’s Photo

A photograph of the Bedfordshire swimming officials who assisted at this year’s County Championships at Inspire, Luton. The photograph was taken on weekend two by Ian Cann of MRC Photo www.mrcphoto.co.uk

Coaches Workshop – Presentation Available

The presentation by Kevin Pickard at the Coaches workshop is now available to download.

A Swimmers Pathway Journey Workshop – Presentation Available

The ‘Parents and Guardians Workshop’  has now taken place at the County Championships, the presentation is now available for parents to download.

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