EDOWSC AGM 19th Mar 24

By Mark Shakles | Nov 20, 2023

Please join us for a social evening on March 19th 2024 at the Coach and Horse Pub in Wimborne, to look over the activities from the 2023 season, check the accounts and elect your new committee for the 2024/2025 year. We are always on the look out for more more member to step up and […]

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2023 Awards & End Of Season Dinner

By Mark Shakles | Nov 20, 2023

Sunday 19th November saw the 2023 Awards Presentations combined with the end of season dinner at the lovely Quay Hotel on Poole Quay. A fabulous 3 course meal was enjoyed by all ,which included a superb selection of starters, a fantastic carvery as the main, and a delight selection of deserts to finish off. It […]

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By Mark Shakles | Nov 12, 2023

END OF SEASON LUNCH SUNDAY 19th NOVEMBER QUAY HOTEL, POOLE 12pm. Complimentary welcome drink, 3 course carvery lunch with tea and coffee £26. Partners welcome. Please book ASAP via this link EDOWSC End of Season Lunch Everyone welcome – Club members and partners/guest! This is a fabulous event, where we all get together with […]

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2023 Season Starting in April!

By EDOWSC BLOG | Feb 20, 2023

LATEST ANNOUNCEMENT Hello everyone! We just wanted to let you all know that the season this year will be starting on Tuesday 18th April 2023. Taster sessions will start on Tuesday 2nd May and will run on the first Tuesday of every month until 5th September (these will coincide with our monthly social). Taster sessions […]

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2022 Season Registration Open

By EDOWSC BLOG | Apr 10, 2022

Here we are in the Spring of 2022, ready to embrace a new swimming season that isn’t governed by complicated rules on bubbles, isolation periods and lateral flow tests! With the first swim; Tuesday 19th April fast approaching the new booking and payment system for Taster Sessions and Annual Memberships is up and running! If […]

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Members Update – June 2021

By EDOWSC BLOG | Jun 6, 2021

Hello Members,   Lockdown has been difficult for everyone and given social distancing guidelines and the changing room fiasco, we have really struggled to offer any sort of club experience. The changing rooms have been completed and Easyriders have taken on the lease, we have met with the team there and agreed in principle to […]

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VACANCY – Membership Secretary

By EDOWSC BLOG | Jun 4, 2021

EDOWSC Membership Secretary Job Description Primary role The membership secretary is responsible for enrolling swimmers as members of the club and for maintaining the membership database. Specific tasks Approving membership applications and entering GDPR (General data protection regulation) compliant data on the membership database (currently an Excel spread sheet) Liaise with Treasurer to ensure membership […]

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BCP Council – Shore Road Update March 2021

By EDOWSC BLOG | Mar 20, 2021

Hello I’m writing just to let you know that there will be shortly be some works to replenish the sand at Shore Road/Flaghead; the attached map shows where the works will take place. Sea Swimmers / Watersports enthusiasts – what you need to know about beach renourishments Please be aware that there will be intermittent […]

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Seahorse Swim 2021

By EDOWSC BLOG | Dec 28, 2020

Hi Everyone, Some of you are probably thinking ahead to 2021 and trying to make plans for events to enter so a quick update from us. We’ve just started to look at the feasibility and practicality of running the event in 2021. Under consideration are delaying the event to late summer, how will safety cover […]

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