Corby swim team make a splash with new club sign

A Corby team swim which has been going from strength to strength has revealed its official poolside banner.

Monday, 25th November 2019, 11:55 am
The Corby Amateur Swimming Club members and coaching staff with the new sign 
(Please note that the photograph has been altered to bring the sign lower)
The Corby Amateur Swimming Club members and coaching staff with the new sign (Please note that the photograph has been altered to bring the sign lower)

Corby Amateur Swimming Club (CASC) members wanted to show their pride in Corby International Pool which has been their home for more than a decade.

Tim Evans, head coach for CASC, said : "We wanted to do something to recognise that the pool is the home of the club. The sign is to put some ownership on the pool to show it's home to

our club. We're very proud and we want to show it off.

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"We noticed a big difference when we had a new kits and having the new sign makes them feel part of the team."

The enormous yellow and blue banner features the club mascot Corbie, a raven, and the logo of the club, now in its 54th year.

Mr Evans said: "The club is progressing massively, we have 148 swimmers ranging from eight year olds to the masters in their 60s.

"There's a real team spirit. It's going really well and we have had one swimmer, Louis Mitchell, who has qualified for Olympic trials in April 2020.

"It's a good club and one of its strengths is that we have volunteers helping with poolside helpers, time-keeping and judging."

CASC host open meeting twice a year at their home pool.

Chad O'Brien, chair of CASC, added: "We are blessed to be able to train at Corby Pool which is one of the finest pools in the country.

"The club has a great culture and the results speak for themselves. I am excited for the club's future and I am positive we will see more improvements and success from our swimmers.

"We would like to thank John Abbott of Abbott Signs who made an fitted the new sign and David Clarke for creating the artwork."