Welcome!

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.

Sep 30th - NAC - Leinster Development Gala - Level 2 Gala - (Suitable for more senior swimmers )
Oct 13th & 14th - NAC - Leinster Qualifying Gala - Level 3 Gala - (Suitable for Swimmers trying to get qualification times)
Oct 21sts - NAC - Leinster Senior & Minor Schools - Level 3 Gala.
Oct 27th & 28th - Arklow - Asgard Swim Club Gala - Level 3 Gala

Well Done to Laois Marlins Swim Club who had a very successful 2017/2018 Season.

Term 1 Fees Due September 4th 2018

Just a gentle reminder that our Term 1 fees are due for all swimmers on the 4th of September 2018. All fees can be paid through https://www.itsplainsailing.com/club/lmsc

Squad Training Schedule

Squad Senior
Mon - 5.30pm-7.30pm
Tue - 5.30am-7.30am
Thu - 5.30am-7.30am
Fri - 7pm-8.30pm
Sat -10am-11:30am to be confirmed

Squad Junior
Mon - 4.30pm-5.30pm
Fri - 6pm-7pm
Sat - 8am - 9am to be confirmed

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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Wexford Harvest Gala

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Hi All, The Wexford Harvest Gala is on Sunday 8th of October and entries close for this gala, this Friday 21st 2018. This is a level 3 gala and is open to swimmers aged 9 years old and over.  There is a selection of events at 50m, 100m and 200m.  There is also Individual Medley… Read more »

Laois Marlins Team Wear!

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Well the new season is well under way at this stage, and we know some of the new members may be wondering where they can get some Laois Marlins Team Wear. So we have included a Link to Laois Marlins Shop on Team Wear Ireland.  You will find all the details of our latest Club… Read more »

Laois Marlins Back to Swimming September 2018.

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Hi All, This is just a quick post to welcome all our swimmers, both old and new back to swimming for September 2018. Senior Squad Starts back bright and early Tuesday Morning September 4th 5.30am to 7.30am.  Junior Squad will start back Friday Evening 6pm to 7pm. We are holding Swim Trials for those wishing… Read more »

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 »

SWIM IRELAND CLUB HANDBOOK

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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.