Workington 13th Presidents Gala 2022

Level 3 gala, Licence number 3NW….tbc, Provided under licence from SE

We are please to advise you of our annual presidents gala at Workington pool on Friday 23rd, Saturday 24th and Sunday 25th September 2022, files below.

LINK to the Photographers site for pictures from Sat & Sun <LINK> code sent separately

Another day at the Presidents gala, photo Peter Bartley Photos

Spectators will be allowed to all sessions, charges will be £4 for a session or £7 all day each day, with raffle tickets at £1 per strip (Friday entry will be free of charge as always)

To avoid unnecessary cash handling, it is requested that spectators please bring the correct amount of money for their entry and raffle tickets for each session.

Car parking on the Allerdale house car park (as previous years) has been confirmed as free of charge for the weekend as long as you enter your registration onto the sheets in the sport centre reception, parking on the car park opposite the centre and at the side of the football field will incur the standard charges for the duration of your stay and are not free.

Large swim bags are not allowed on poolside and should be placed in a locker for a refundable charge of £1, please only bring a small bag 30cm x 30cm onto poolside with your spare cap, googles & snacks for the session.

Please note that only swimmers who are entered into that session and coaches with passes will be permitted onto poolside due to permitted numbers for H&S.

Accepted Entries Files          <FRIDAY>     <Saturday & SundayUpdated 17 Sep-FINAL (time only swims are highlighted yellow)

Gala T&C’s >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> LINK       Gala Schedule>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> LINK

Gala upper limit times >>>>>>>>> LINK      

Club submission including SportSystem file >>>> LINK    

Manual entry file >>>>>>>>>>>>>>> LINK 

Gala Withdrawals >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>  LINK 

SKINS TIMINGS FILE – No Skins event this year <NOTICE>


WARM-UPS: 6pm Friday (30mins), 8:00am morning and 1.00pm afternoon Sat & Sun (45mins)

RESULTS from the weekend  <Fri-Se1> <Sat-Se2> <Sat-Se3> <Sun-Se4> <Sun-Se5>


Masters Swimming

Masters swimming is now running on Tuesday’s at 7:30pm and Thursday’s at 7:30pm, the session will be 1 hour long and coach lead, if you are interested you will need to book onto the session by emailing the club You need to arrive swim ready to the rear emergency exit (not the main reception) bring your kit and towel to dry down afterwards, if you wish to change before leaving you will need to exit the pool 10minutes before the end and change in the designated group change room, or exit towel dry with your over clothes on top of your swim kit with the other swimmers via the side emergency exit.

any questions please email

Returning to the pool

Please find below documentation that you all need to read and agree to before returning to the pool. It is important that we follow these and all other relevant guidelines so to keep everyone safe during these testing times.

Getting back to the pool video link <<LINK>>

Squad Lane Allocation – UPDATED 06-May-21

Swim schedule w/c 17th May – UPDATED 06-May-21

Pool Protocol document

WASC Risk Assessment document –UPDATED 15-May-21

Pool diagram (incl one way)-UPDATED 26/07

Squad Swim Order – UPDATED 09/08

We have only been able to get to this position by the support of you the families & swimmers, the WASC committee and volunteers working tirelessly with GLL and Allerdale teams to help secure a return to the sport we all love. well done everyone.

Shaun (Head Coach)