Tuesday, December 20, 2016

Christmas Training Times

Rudolph dropping by for a few scoops at the club's annual Christmas party.
Photo by Heather Marky.

A peaceful and very merry Christmas to all! 

Training times over the holidays are a little restricted due to pool closures. 
Please take note of the following:

There will be NO TRAINING Wednesday 21st Dec.
The next training session in ALSAA will be Saturday AM 31st Dec.
There will be NO TRAINING Monday 2nd Jan 2017 (Bank holiday)
Training times resume as normal from Wednesday 4th January with AM & PM sessions as per usual.

Tuesday, November 29, 2016

Christmas Events!

The club Christmas party will be held on Friday the 16th December at the Coachman's. The cost is €25 per person. Please give your name to Mary.

Barrett Boys Xmas Dip 2016

There is a sponsored Christmas Dip at Portmarnock Beach on Christmas Day at 10 am in aid of Barrett Boys. You can find more details on their Facebook page
If you like to stay warm and dry before your turkey, you can always sponsor Alice directly.  

Tuesday, November 8, 2016

Mallow Masters SC

The 8th Annual Mallow Masters Short course gala will take place on Saturday 26th November at Mallow Swimming Complex, Co. Cork.

It is a day long event, famous for the amazing spread of food and goodies laid out for competitors and officials at lunch time!

They have just added a new event to the programme: 200m Butterfly.
Entries for this event are on a 'first to apply, first to be entered' basis. This event will run after the 400m FC and before the 100m IM in the morning. ie. "Event 1A."

Closing date for entries is Monday the 21st November 2017.

Details & Entry Form

Wednesday, November 2, 2016

Celtic Masters 2016 Results

Well done to all who organised, helped out and competed in the Celtic Masters last Saturday 22nd October. The occasion was a great success and was hugely enjoyable thanks to the amount of effort that was put by everyone involved. It included a special presentation to our medal winners from the European Championships this Summer. See the below link for detailed results. 

Wednesday, October 19, 2016

Celtic Masters Schedule

Please see the below links to morning and afternoon draft programs for the Celtic Masters.
Please check the start list around the pool as Heat and Lane numbers may change.

On Saturday,

  • Registration and t-shirt collection will be upstairs on the Concourse under the scoreboard from 8.30am. 
  • Swimmers are asked to park their cars at the far end of the car park.

Anybody who wants to go to The Bell, Blanchardstown for hot food must book and pay in advance if they didn't do so on their entry form. Food will be served at 6.30pm.

Warm up 9:00 am. Start 9:45 am. 
Best of luck to everyone swimming!

Please note: Due to the gala on Saturday and the bank holiday the following weekend, there will be NO TRAINING either this Saturday 22nd or Monday 31st.

Tuesday, September 27, 2016

Celtic Open SC Championships

The CELTIC MASTERS IRISH OPEN SHORT COURSE CHAMPIONSHIPS will be held in the National Aquatic Centre, Dublin, 15 on Saturday 22nd Oct 2016.

This is an annual gala jointly held by NAC and Aer Lingus Masters.

Session 1   Warm up 9.00am Start 9.45am
Session 2   Warm up 2.00pm Start 2.30pm

Entry fees:
Individual €6
Relay €12

Closing date for entries is 3rd October.

There will be hot food served at The Bell, Blanchardstown immediately after the gala. Cost €10 - please book your spot when submitting your entry.

Tuesday, July 26, 2016

Wednesday Night Training is Back 7th September

Please note: Wednesday evening training will be back on 7th September.
There will be NO TRAINING this Bank holiday Monday 1st Aug due to pool maintenance.

Tuesday, July 12, 2016

Summer Training times at ALSAA

Summer training times are back!

From this Thursday, 14th July, there will be an additional  9 - 10 pm masters training session.

From the following Saturday, 23rd July, Saturday mornings will be fifteen minutes later and  longer! 9 - 10 am.

Thank you.

Tuesday, March 29, 2016

Revised NAC training dates

Please note that there is no Friday session in the NAC this Friday or next Friday due to a clash of events.

Best of luck to all our swimmers this weekend in Palma,
May the pool be fast and the sun be warm!

Tuesday, March 1, 2016

Limerick Schedule & Time changes

Schedule available for Irish LC Championships at Limerick masters website. http://limerickmasters.com/?page_id=35

Please note that on Friday evening, 4th March, check-in is at 6 pm. Warm up at 6.45pm and the 1500m starts at 7pm.
On Saturday 5th March, registration will commence at 7.30 am with the pool available for warm-up from 7.45 am-8.20 am. The 1st heat of the 400m will commence at 8.30am

Best of luck to everyone swimming!

Wednesday, January 27, 2016

Masters Triathletes and Beginners Classes

Wednesday Nights 8 - 9 pm - Masters and Triathletes Training Session.

Starts 3rd Feb

Masters / triathletes lane swimming with two coaches on the bank. Not suitable for absolute beginners, but ideal for those wishing to improve their stroke technique, distance and stamina in the water. Ideal for Triathletes looking to improve the swim section of their race.
10 weeks = €70

Thursday Nights 9 - 10 pm - Adult Beginner Classes

Starts 4th Feb

This ten week session is on from 9-10 pm every Thursday night. This is an opportunity for all level of swimmers from complete beginners to those who want to improve their technique or learn a new stroke. See our adult swimming lessons page for more details.
10 weeks = €70

Tuesday, January 5, 2016

New Year NAC Training & Gala Season

A very Happy New Year to everyone! 
Just a reminder that we are back training in the NAC on Fridays on the following dates.

Also a note on upcoming galas: 
Derry: 30th Jan
Limerick: 5th March
Palma: 2nd & 3rd of April
Europeans London: 25-29th May

If you are interested in competing in any of the above please inform Mary ASAP so that you may be considered for relays..