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Dolphin Ladies Swimming Club / Articles posted by PamE

Moira Kinnear retires from teaching

Moira Kinnear, who has been teaching at the Dolphin Ladies Swimming Club since 1999, has reached ‘’swimming teacher retirement age’’ and hangs up her goggles! At this year’s AGM the club showed their gratitude for her commitment and presented Moira with a bouquet of flowers and a Life Membership in recognition of her long service to the club. It all began for Moira back in 1990 when she joined Dolphin Ladies, thinking that she’d enjoy a swim and that it would be a bit of fitness and fun. As with most ladies who join the club, Moira soon realised that she still had a thing or two to learn and said that it was fun being taught how to swim properly and master lots of other water skills, to say nothing of the challenge of life...


Our Chairman branches out!

Our Chairman, Pam Edwards, was commissioned as an Authorised Lay Minister (ALM) for Community work, by the Bishop of Chichester, at a special service in Chichester Cathedral, at the beginning of February. Pam is a Lay Reader at the Ascencion Church in Haywards Heath. Part of her responsibility is to encourage members of the church to use their skills and abilities as part of the church's outreach, as well as helping in Sunday services. A very special day for Pam. ...


Ardingly Ladies face a new challenge!

News from Ardingly – Andrea keeps us updated “Monday ladies were greeted by a shiny new flood barrier surrounding the Ardingly pool this month. After two recent floods from the nearby stream contaminated the pool, the college put in an emergency flood procedure and brought in equipment to help. Stepping over was more of a challenge for our shorter legged ladies, but we are happy to say everyone managed without incident.” ...


Jackie Cooper receives a British Citizen Award

Jackie Cooper, our Treasurer, has received this award for her volunteering and charity work. We all know that she is a Trustee of Harambee for Kenya and articles about her work with them have been included in newsletters. She is a Director of Sussex Clubs for Young People and also works for Katy Bourne (Police & Crime Commissioner) as an Independent Custody Visitor (ICV). She has been an ICV for 25 years and is now lead co-ordinator in Brighton, which is the busiest custody suite in Sussex. She visits the custody suite, any time, unannounced 24/7, to check on the welfare of detainees and ensures they been given their rights and entitlements and are being treated with respect and dignity in accordance with the Human...


From Class Member To Teacher

Many congratulations to Debbie Sheridan who joined the Dolphin Ladies to improve her swimming and now joins the team of volunteer teachers, here’s her story…. Debbie’s sons are keen swimmers and she found herself spending more time poolside watching them improve and become competent young swimmers. She says, ‘They inspired me to stop watching and get swimming and to get swimming properly!’ Like many of us Debbie had lessons as a child and could manage breaststroke with her head up but, like many of us, she found front crawl a challenge… In September 2016 Debbie signed up with the Dolphin Ladies and waited nervously in the changing room gearing herself up for her first lesson. In her own words, she says ‘I really enjoyed the atmosphere,...