Archived Notices


closure of carn brea leisure centre

To All Parents and swimmers
As some of you are aware Carn Brea Leisure Centre are refurbishing the swimming pool area. Work starts on the first of August and is hoped to be completed by the end of December. The swimming club committee have worked tirelessly to ensure our swimmers are affected by this closure as little as possible. As you can all appreciate with so little pool time and venues available to us this task has been enormous. Fitting in extra swimming time at venues already used by other clubs and the public meant a lot of jiggling about. We are pleased to announce a new time table for our swimmers during this period of closure. We have been successful in obtaining extra pool time at our other two venues of Redruth School and Helston Sports centre together with cooperation from the armed forces we have also arranged pool time at the new venue of Culdrose pool.
Unfortunately because of the depth of the available pools Swordfish 1 (non-swimmers) will be suspended for the autumn term, returning in January in the new refurbished pool. This also includes the Masters as there are no available lanes/venues and times. All other sessions are in the main unaffected for pool time, however the day and the time of the sessions have changed.
It is the committees hope that all its members continue to support the club during this time so that we can be in a position to leap forward with new vigour in a refurbished Carn Brea Lesiure centre pool with many new features that will enable our membership to progress in their swimming ability.
Please take time to look at the squad pages for all new times, days and venues . The club will then be back at CBLC at our normal times in a BRAND NEW REFURBISHED POOL.
Can we remind parents that Swordfish and Dolphin squads finish on Monday 24th July at Carn Brea, therefore you will not be affected during the Summer. Theses squads restart on Thursday 7th September on the new timetable. For Sharks, Juniors, Senior Club, County and Regional/National squads a separate timetable for the month of August will be sent out shortly, however the new timetable attached takes effect on Tuesday 29th August. Due to Redruth Pool being out of action until Wednesday 6th September all swimming will be at Helston and Culdrose. All swim alterations for this period will be on the notice board page of this website.
Many thanks for your understanding during this difficult period, and thank you for your continued support of the swimming club. If you have any questions please speak to a member of the club who will be more than happy to help you.
We have inserted the Leisure Centres press release below. “Swimmers at Carn Brea Leisure Centre will soon be able to dive into a new pool thanks to a major refurbishment. The charitable trust who run the independent leisure centre have been successful in raising the bulk of the money needed to make the renovations required to ensure the pool can remain operational. The work, which will start this summer and be finished at the end of the year, will deal with major repairs and maintenance to create a bigger, better environment for swimmers.
“This exciting project will ensure the vital swimming facilities on offer at Carn Brea will be sustained for our existing users and Cornwall’s next generation of swimmers. Unfortunately, there will be a period of time when the pools will be out of action but we’re certain the improvements to the facilities will be well worth the wait.” Alex Clifton, the Trust’s Chief Operating Officer said. Carn Brea, Cornwall’s first Charitable Trust Leisure Centre, provides health and wellbeing facilities in the heart of the Redruth, Pool, Camborne area. During the pool refurbishment the gym, sports hall, café, running track, fitness classes and other services will all still be fully operational. The Trust, who have already secured the backing of Sport England and Cornwall Council for the project will shortly be launching a fundraising drive to raise the rest of the money needed. ‘We will be asking people to join us in raising the final funds needed to get the project completed – we’re hoping that with the support of the local community and the community of Cornwall we can cross the finishing line together.’ Alex Clifton, the Trust’s Chief Operating Officer added. The fundraising campaign will start in May when full plans of the project will be unveiled, along with detailed arrangements for the period the pools are closed. George Eustice MP for Camborne and Redruth said: “Like many people who grew up in this part of Cornwall, I have fond childhood memories of Carn Brea Leisure Centre. It is an essential community asset and at any given time there are over 1000 local children learning to swim there. It is therefore great news that the management team have secured funding from Sport England to refurbish the pools and deliver other maintenance and improvements. We now need to focus our efforts on raising the remaining funds needed."

 


Ongoing Swim Alterations

Please see below for all alterations -

Thursday 1st June - All swimming at Redruth School is CANCELLED. No swimming for Swordfish or Dolphin Squads. No swimming for Dolphin or Sharks at Helston Pool. All Sharks should attend Carn Brea on Wednesday as above.

Sunday 4th June - All swimming at Redruth School Pool is CANCELLED due to Round Two of CDSSL. All Sharks and Juniors to swim at Carn Brea Leisure Centre 5.30pm - 7.30pm.

Sunday 18th June - All swimming is CANCELLED at all venues due to the CBH Club Champs/Distance Champs Gala.

Monday 19th June - All swimming is CANCELLED at all venues due to the CBH Club Champs/Distance Champs Gala.

Sunday 25th June - All swimming is CANCELLED at all venues due to the CBH Club Champs/Distance Champs Gala.

Monday 26th June - All swimming is CANCELLED at all venues due to the CBH Club Champs/Distance Champs Gala.

Sunday 2nd July - Swordfish and Dolphin squads to swim at Carn Brea Leisure Centre. Swordfish to swim 5.30pm to 6pm and Dolphins to swim 6pm to 6.30pm. This is a replacement session for the one cancelled on Monday 19th June. All swimming for County squad, Senior Club and Regional/National squads is CANCELLED.

Sunday 9th July - Swordfish and Dolphin squads to swim at Carn Brea Leisure Centre. Swordfish to swim 5.30pm to 6pm and Dolphins to swim 6pm to 6.30pm. This is a replacement session for the one cancelled on Monday 26th June. All swimming for County squad, Senior Club and Regional/National squads is CANCELLED. All swimming at Helston Pool is now CANCELLED due to the Final Round of the CDSSL. All Sharks and Juniors not selected to swim in the CDSSL are to attend Redruth School Pool for 5pm - 7pm.

Thursday 13th July - All swimming at Redruth School Pool is CANCELLED due to a large school event. This means NO swimming for Swordfish or Dolphin Squads. A replacement session will be arranged and all swimmers will be notified when this is too happen.

Sunday 16th July - All swimming CANCELLED at Redruth School Pool due to the Plymouth L3 Non National Meet. All Sharks and Juniors to swim at Carn Brea Leisure Centre 5.30pm - 7.30pm.

Monday 24th July - FUN NIGHT - All swimming at Redruth Pool is CANCELLED due to Fun Night at Carn Brea. Swordfish and Dolphins 6pm - 7pm. Sharks and Juniors 7pm - 8pm. County Squad, Senior Club and Regional/National squad 8pm - 9.30pm.

Tuesday 25th July - All swimming at Helston is on as normal.

Wednesday 26th July - All swimming at Carn Brea Leisure Centre is on as normal.

Thursday 27th July - No swimming for Swordfish or Dolphins due to Summer Holidays. These squads return on Thursday 7th September on the NEW timetable. All swimming at Helston Pool for Sharks squads and above is on as normal.

Friday 28th July - All swimming at Carn Brea Leisure Centre is on as normal.

Sunday 30th July - All swimming at Carn Brea Leisure Centre and Helston is on as normal. Redruth School Pool is closed, therefore all Redruth Sharks and Juniors to swim at Carn Brea Leisure Centre 5.30pm - 7.30pm.

Monday 31st July - Morning swimming at Helston 6.15am - 7.15am for Senior Club, County and Regional/National squads ONLY. Evening swimming for all squads Sharks and above at Helston Pool 7pm - 8pm.

Tuesday 1st August - Evening swimming at Helston for Junior squad and above ONLY 6pm - 8pm.

Wednesday 2nd August - NO SWIMMING

Thursday 3rd August - Evening swimming at Helston 5.30pm - 6.30pm for Sharks and Junior Squad ONLY. For Senior Club, County and Regional/National squads, swimming at Helston is 6.30pm - 8.30pm.

Friday 4th August - Morning swimming at Helston 6.30am - 7.30am for Senior Club, County and Regional/National squads ONLY. Evening swimming for all squads Juniors and above at Helston Pool 7pm - 9pm.

Sunday 6th August - Swimming for Sharks and Junior squads at Helston pool 4pm - 6pm.

Monday 7th August - Morning swimming at Helston 6.30am - 7.30am for Senior Club, County and Regional/National squads ONLY. Evening swimming for all squads Sharks and above at Helston Pool 7pm - 8pm.

Tuesday 8th August - Evening swimming at Helston for Junior squad and above ONLY 6pm - 8pm.

Wednesday 9th August - NO SWIMMING

Thursday 10th August - Evening swimming at Helston 5.30pm - 6.30pm for Sharks and Junior Squad ONLY. For Senior Club, County and Regional/National squads, swimming at Helston is 6.30pm - 8.30pm.

Friday 11th August - Morning swimming at Helston 6.30am - 7.30am for Senior Club, County and Regional/National squads ONLY. Evening swimming for all squads Juniors and above at Helston Pool 7pm - 9pm.

Monday 28th August - BANK HOLIDAY - No swimming for any squad at any venue.

Tuesday 29th August - Senior Club, County Performance and Regional/National squads ONLY at Helston Pool 6pm - 8pm.

Wednesday 30th August - No swimming for any squad at any venue.

Thursday 31st August - All Shark squad to attend Helston Pool 5.30pm - 6.30pm. All Junior, County Performance and Senior Club squads to attend Helston Pool 6.30pm - 8.30pm. All Regional/National squad to attend Culdrose 5pm - 6.45pm.

Friday 1st September - No Morning swimming. All County Performance and Regional/National squads to attend Helston Pool 7pm - 9pm.

Sunday 3rd September - No swimming for Swordfish or Dolphin squads. These squads restart on Thursday 7th September on the new timetable. All Shark and Junior squads to attend Helston Pool 4pm - 6pm. No swimming for Regional/National squad.

Monday 4th September - NO MORNING SWIMMING. All Shark squad to attend Redruth School 7.30pm - 8.30pm. All Junior squad to attend Helston Pool 7pm - 8pm. All County Performance to attend Redruth School 8.30pm - 9.30pm. All Regional/National squad to attend Culdrose 5pm - 6.45pm.

Tuesday 5th September - Senior Club, County Performance and Regional/National squads ONLY at Helston Pool 6pm - 8pm.

Wednesday 6th September - Morning swimming ONLY 6.15am - 7.15am at Redruth School Pool.

Thursday 7th September - NEW TIMETABLE FOR ALL SQUADS NOW COMES INTO EFFECT. PLEASE SEE RELEVANT SQUAD PAGES FOR YOUR NEW TRAINING TIMES AND VENUES. Swordfish and Dolphin squads start at times and venues stated on squad pages.

Thursday 14th September - All swimming at Redruth School is CANCELLED due to the school having their Open Evening.