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15th October 2018


Payment for swims

Please be advised that when Sharks swimmers are entered in a gala the club has to pay the host club in full and up front for all the events that each swimmer has chosen to compete in.

When the list of accepted swims is published we are then informed of swimmers that have been scratched from any events. The club will receive a full refund for any scratched swims and we would not expect anyone to pay for a scratched swim. All other swims (including reserve swims) are then due to be paid for.

If a swimmer has a reserve swim then the expectation is that the swimmer will attend the gala. If the swimmer doesn’t get the reserve swim for any reason then the club will receive a full refund for that swim. If the swimmer gets the reserve swim or fails to turn up for that event then the refund will not be due back to the club.

Attending galas is the biggest single external expense that the club has and it is vital that all payments are received within a reasonable timeframe. If anyone is ever unsure about what they are due to pay for any events you can get details at the desk every Wednesday night. If you are unable to attend on a Wednesday please contact treasurer@bellshillsharksasc.co.uk and we will supply the details.


15th October 2018


Accepted swims for West District and REN96 have been added to Gala page.


Date for JE Long Course have been added to Training Times.


17th September 2018


Linzi has created a NL Schools Swimming Championship File (See below).  The event numbers shown are not the actual event numbers.  The championship will take place at Sir Matt Busby on Wednesday 7th November, forms for this event can be collected from the school.  If you require any assistance please talk to the coach or a member of the committee.


NL Schools Championship (updated 23/9/18)
North Lanarkshire Schools Eligibility Re[...]
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Dates for your Diary

50th Aniversary Celebration - 27th October 2018, Hilton Bellshill.


As you know this year is the Sharks 50th anniversary. We are holding a celebration dinner dance for people with a connection with the Sharks!!
On this night we would like to present a slide show of the kids. If you have any photos of your kids with medals, in teams or even just in their Sharks tshirt and are happy for us to use them.. Please forward them to the club's email address..


Tickets for this event are on sale from the desk at a cost of £30.
(over 16s only)

Let's have a great night to celebrate a great club



4th October 2018

Accepted swims for Alloa Graded Meet have been added to Gala page.


26th September 2018

Accepted swims for Boness and Rurtherglen have been added to Gala page.


24th September 2018

Eligible swims for WD Senior Age Group has been added to Gala page.


15th September 2018

Eligible swims for Ren96 has been added to Gala page.


29th August 2018

Eligible swims for JAGS and M&B have been added to Gala Page.



29th May 2018

News Paper article for SNAGS has been added to the Documents Page (under the news tab)



10th April 2018

National Squad selection Policy 2018-19 has been added to the Documents Page


23rd January 2018


TWEET From Scottish Swimmming


Great news for #Bellshill and @nlleisure as @AscSharks are awarded #SwiMarkPlus during the club’s 50th Anniversary year with the award being presented to #RubyFlanigan - Well done all!




4th January 2018


The competition calendar has been updated with all the dates and locations of competitions in 2018 leading up to the summer break



Pinned posts

21st August 2016


Check out the link below for "THE FOOD CHAMPIONS"




Scottish Swimming Policy


Scottish swimming have asked that every swimming club issue the acceptable use of mobile phone policy to all swimmers.  This policy requires completion by each swimmer.  The policy will be issued at the desk on Wednesday 6th June 2016, it should be completed, signed and returned as soon as possible.  A copy of the policy can be found on the Documents page.


Parent/Guardian Responsiblities

Arrival for Training

Always check when you drop your child of that the pool is available and open for training. Emergency and facility failure can occur at short notice. The Coaches are NOT responsible for the swimmer prior to or after training sessions. If you think you will be late for picking up your child after training session please phone the Sports Centre and ask that a message is passed on to the coaching staff.

During Training or Gala/Competition

Please inform Coach of any information regarding your child i.e. Injuries/Medical changes prior to their training session.

Do NOT distract the coach during a training session.

Do NOT coach your child from the spectator's gallery.

Sessions are planned for different aspects of training, with any interruptions to the session undermining the authority of the Coach. If you wish to speak to the Coach please do so at the end of the session.


Lorna Carlyle is responsible for fundraising along with a small group of parents. We are open to suggestions for fundraising within our club. .


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