Laois Marlins Swimming Club was formed in September 2009. Since then the Club has grown and now includes swimmers at every level, from learning technique to competing for coveted medals in Division 1 Galas.

The club prides itself on providing an enjoyable, friendly and safe environment for all members to pursue their athletic goals.

Dates For Your Diaries.

April 16th TimeKeeping Course (6pm for all parents of competitive swimmers)
April 22nd New Ross SC Gala - Level 2 Gala - More suitable for senior swimmers
April 22nd Tipperary Tiger Sharks Gala - More suitable for junior swimmers
May 12th-13th Aer Lingus SC Gala - Level 2 Gala - More suitable for senior swimmers
May 20th Leinster B Schools Gala

Well done to all the swimmers who took part in the recent Kilkenny Gala.

Term 3 Fees Now Due

Just a reminder that term 3 fees are now due. All fees can be paid through https://www.itsplainsailing.com/club/lmsc

Squad Training Schedule

Squad Senior
Mon - 5.30pm-7.30pm
Tue - 6am-7.45am
Thu - 6am-7.45m
Fri - 7pm-8pm
Sat - 10am-11:30am

Squad Junior
Mon - 4.30pm-5.30pm
Fri - 6pm-7pm
Sat - 11:00-12:00

The Legacy of A Lane.

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The Legacy of A Lane: The Training Partner Bond   Swimming is usually referred to as an “individual” sport, which is ironic due to the notion that most swimmers are rather loud and social people. As a result, it can be very difficult to swim distance sets without being able to talk to someone about… Read more »

Will You Do What Other Swimmers Won’t?

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Maybe you’ve been there before… With those big goals in the back of your mind, you promise that you are going to do a little bit extra in order to accelerate your improvement in the water. You are going to step above and beyond what is already been asked of you day-in and day-out in… Read more »

Are You Training Both Hard And Smart?

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Hello Swimmers! The long term benefits of training hard in the pool are easy to list off: Working hard in the pool means you are better prepared to swim faster when the next big meet comes around. Working hard develops a mental toughness that can only be developed through experience and facing adversity. Working hard… Read more »

How To Have A Better Swim Practice Today

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Hello Swimmers! So where do we start? If you are struggling with where to begin, here is a question that will yield you some answers: Looking around at the other swimmers you train with, what are they unwilling to do to be successful After all… Not many swimmers will complete the full length of the… Read more »

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Gala Round up December to January

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The last Gala of 2017 for Laois Marlins was held at the Watershed, Kilkenny at the beginning of December.  Fourteen swimmers competed at what was a very competitive gala. There was a gold, silver and bronze medal for Sadhbh Moore, who had a great evening swimming PB’s on her three 50m swims. Samuel Bourke-Carey and… Read more »

Laois Marlins Annual Awards Night Dec 2017

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On a very cold night in early December Laois Marlins held the Annual Awards night for the 2016/17 season. This social occasion allowed the swimmers and families to meet up away from the poolside and to appreciate the hard work that all the swimmers put into training each week throughout the year. The first presentations… Read more »


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Swim Ireland club handbook is available for download here. 20162017-club-handbook Packed with useful information on all matters related to swimming and competitive swimming. Check out the qualifying times for the galas you plan to attend later in the season, eg, Leinster Div 2 and Div 1 and National Div 2 and National Div 1.

Nicole Turner (Paralympic Games 2016)

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Nicole Turner (Paralympic Games 2016) Laois Marlins swimmer Nicole Turner received confirmation on the Ireland team on July 5th having already qualified for 6 events the year prior when making her senior team debut at the Para World Swimming Championships in Glasgow. The Team of 48 Irish Athletes of which Nicole was the youngest member… Read more »

New Club Kit Fitting Date October 28 (Friday)

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Laois Marlins have selected Teamwear Ireland to provide kit for the new season. Teamwear representatives will have samples for you to try on at the leisure centre on Friday 28th October (Friday) from 5.30pm until 8pm. 10% discount for orders paid for on the night.