Cheam Marcuda

Archive 2013

Christmas Disco and Presentation 7th December 2013

Christmas DJ discoThis years Christmas Disco has been booked for 7pm at St Cecelia's Scout Hut, Rear of St Cecelia's RC Church, St Cecelia's Close, off Stonecot Hill, SM3 9HM.

The Club Champions will be presented with their cups at 8pm.

Tickets are now on sale from either Anne or Fiona.

Ticket Prices are Adults £5 Children (U16) £3 and Family (2 Adults + 2 Children) £15.

Last year's disco and party was a great success and was enjoyed by the swimmers and parents alike. This year promises to be another great night so come along and have some fun!

There will be a bar and tuck shop available selling both alcoholic and soft drinks. Under 16's MUST be accompanied by an adult.

Club Championships 2013

All Cheam Marcuda swimmers are invited to enter the 2013 Club Championships. We have once again scheduled a wide range of events for all age groups and we hope that as many swimmers as possible will take part.

GALA 1 will take place at Cheam Leisure Centre on Tuesday 12th November where the FREESTYLE, BACKSTROKE AND BUTTERFLY events will be swum. 6.40 warm up for 7pm start.

GALA 2 will take place at Morden Park Pool on Wednesday 20th November where the BREASTSTROKE, INDIVIDUAL MEDLEY AND 220YDS FREESTYLE events will be swum. 7pm warm up for 7.20 start.

Swimmers may enter as many events in their age group as they wish. Please note: Age groups are determined by the age of the swimmer on 31st December 2012.

All swimmers are encouraged to take part in at least one or two events. There will be a charge of £1 per event to help towards the cost of Medals and Trophies. Gold, Silver and Bronze Medals will be presented to the top 3 swimmers in each event at the end of the evening. In each event the winners name will be engraved on a Club Trophy and presented to them at this year's Club Christmas Party. All swimmers will be presented with a Club Certificate for taking part in the Galas

Please complete the attached entry form and return it with the correct entry fee to Fiona Cross at Cheam Leisure Centre or Dennis Griffiths at Morden Park Pool. You can also email the form to Dennis by 8th November 2013 at the latest.


Turnbull Gala 4th June 2013

Cheam Marcuda Turnbull galaTuesday 4th June saw the annual Turnbull Gala at Cheam Baths.

Our thanks to Fiona for organising the event and the officials without whom this would not be possible.

Well done to all who entered. For full results please see the results page.

Changing Rooms at Cheam

We have noticed that swimmers are again beginning to leave their clothes within the cubicles at Cheam. Please can you ask the swimmers not to do this. Apart from giving a poor impression of our club to others using the facilities it leads to items being lost or mislaid. If you wish to leave items in the changing rooms please use the lockers provided.

Sainsbury's Active Kids Vouchers 2013

Please all note that we are collecting these vouchers for use by the club. They can be used for the benefit of all swimmers so please hand them in to either Fiona or Anne.

New Year, New Pool, New Pool Times


We start swimming at Westcroft on 28th January, when our Monday sessions switch from Morden. Please check your swim times which have been updated on the Training page.


Please note that (also with effect from 28th January) our training times at Cheam will change, with all sessions brought forward either 15 or 30 minutes. Again please see the Training page.

2013 Membership Fees

We are pleased to confirm that we are able to freeze our fees at 2012 levels for 2013.

All fees must now be paid by standing order. Attached is a standing order request form which provides all the information required for online banking, or you can print out and take the form to your bank for them to set up the standing order. Please ask your bank to put your child's name as a reference on the payment.

For ease of reference the current fees are shown below.

Depending on how many training sessions you attend the monthly fees for 2013 will be:

  • £22.00 for 1 night per week
  • £33.00 for 2 nights per week
  • £39.00 for 3 or more nights per week

August will remain on a Pay as you Go basis and therefore no monthly subscription is due for August. You may therefore either set up your standing order to pay Jan - July and September - December, or it may be easier to set it up Jan - Nov.

Each session attended in August should be paid for individually at £4 per session.

The Annual Membership Fee (which includes ASA and London Region fees) for 2013 will remain the same as it has done for the past few years. Swimmers under 16 years of age pay £50 per year with a reduction of £5 per sibling (up to a maximum of 3 siblings) off this fee. Swimmers who are over 16 years old pay £12.50 per year. Swimmers who are taught in the teaching pool are exempt from this fee.

The Annual Membership Fee must be paid by cash or cheque at your child's first swimming session in January. Fiona at Cheam and Anne at Morden/Banstead will collect this fee.

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