The Borough of Stockton Swim Scheme held its second short course swimming meet (supported by Tees Active) over the weekend of Saturday 16th and Sunday 17th November 2013, at the Billingham Forum Leisure Centre.
A record 390 swimmers from 18 swimming clubs took part in the Winter Swim Festival Meet
organised by the Swim Scheme. Clubs travelled from across the north to take part in the Swim meet.
The Winter Festival had 28 different swimming events split in to 5 different age groups for both boys and girls setting a record number of entries of some 2480
The president of NER Swimming (North East Region) David Alexander, joined hundred of spectators supporting the swimmers over the two days watching some outstanding swimming.
Chris Leighton Head Coach of Borough Stockton Swim Scheme said “The Winter Swim Festival has been a fantastic success and the swimmers from BOSSS have all produced some great performances. I would like to express my thanks to all the volunteers and parents whose hard work has made the event such a success. To see the interest and talent on show over the weekend is fantastic for the development of swimming in the region”