Seagull News

Thank you P&S Electrical!

Please join us in thanking one of our parents – Peter Yeats – and his business – P&S Electrical (South East) Ltd for their 3-year sponsorship towards our teachers and coaches’ training kit. As soon as we are in the water, you will see how smart they will look. “I am delighted to see a parent and organisation willing to support the club financially and help us make sure our teachers and coaches can train, as ‘one team’. They will not only look the part, but will demonstrate how strong and vibrant our club truly is!”, added Olivier Choron, HSSC Chairman.

2020/2021 Sussex Development Pathway Programme

We have a record number of swimmers selected by Sussex ASA for their 2020/2021 Sussex Development Pathway Programme. These are: Eden Arnold, Alice Lelliott, Daisy Uttley-Moore, Imogen Magri, Freya Bailey, Bella O’Brien, Rosa Weeks-Pearson, Lucius Waite, Benjamin Coleman, Thomas Coleman, Harley Williams, Nate Cahill, Reus Brown and Harry Daykin. Please join us in congratulating them for their achievement!

Special Congrats to our Club Record Breakers

During the LC Counties, four of our swimmers broke Junior Long Course Club Records, which is an AMAZING feat… these swimmers are: Elisha Paige (1500m Freestyle with a time of 19:12.26), Hettie Rankin (50m Freestyle with a time of 28.73), Lauren Crawford (50m Breaststroke with a time of 36.17) and Bella Gardner (50m Butterfly with a time of 30.50). Please join us in celebrating their achievements and do congratulate them when you see them next! We are super proud!!!

Sussex Relays >> Results

Congrats to all the swimmers who competed this week at the Sussex Counties Relays… 2 Gold medals and many others, ranking us 2nd or 3rd overall (depending on cut)! Here are the Results with Splits, Team Points and Medal Count.

Tom Handley – Results

Congrats to all swimmers who took part in this meet! So many PBs and medals…unbelievable! Here are the Club Results and Individual Results. Results will be on Swim Manager shortly! Up and Up….

October 24th Club Champs >> Announcing Record Breakers

We have 2 new Club Champs record breakers! Bella Gardner (100 Fly 12/13 Girls) and Harley Williams (50 Fly 10/11 Boys). Well done guys!!!

Sussex Winter Counties

Congrats to all swimmers for making this Winter Counties a very successful one! Finishing 4th overall is a fabulous result. We witnessed some amazing swims, many new PBs, new RQTs and some excellent top 10 Age Group placings. Congrats to Illaria and Louis for making it to the Winter Nationals. All results are available on Swim Manager (under Documents >> Meet Results).

October Club Champs >> Announcing Record Breakers

We have 3 new Club Champs record breakers! Ilaria De Biase (100 Free 16/17 Girls), Bella Gardner (100 IM 12/13 Girls) and Louis Choron (100 IM 16/17 Boys). Well done guys…super swims! Looking forward to Heat 5.

Winter Counties >> Last Option to check/ edit/ add

Here is the draft Sussex Winter Counties programme. If you spot an error/ omission, please URGENTLY email by 12.00 noon tomorrow – Wednesday 9th. We only have until Midday Thursday to resolve this. The highlighted yellow on the draft programme is the Meet Cut Off. Please note times shown include those swam at Club Champs, Eastbourne and any relevant long course conversions.

Sussex Swim England Masters Report

Have a look at this short report. Looks like Sussex Masters are doing very well. Don’t forget to support our HSSC Masters who are competing this weekend to retain their Sussex title for a third year in a row. Go MASTERS SEAGULLS…

Hastings Water Polo Team sees double success in Dordrecht

Each year for the last 72 seasons Hastings Swimming Club has visited the Twin Town of Dordrecht to compete against them in swimming and water polo. This year’s visit was a special one as it coincided with the Dordrecht City Swim, which is organised each year to support Cancer Charities, and Hastings was invited to enter a four-man team into the 1km canal swim. Read the full report.

Sussex Masters Newsletter

Interested in Masters’ swimming. Have a quick look at the latest Sussex Masters Newsletter… HSSC features many times!!

David Maule >> New 400IM SC Club Record Holder

Super congrats to David Maule who broke the 400IM SC Junior (14/U) Club Record at the last Club Champs. Great race and great time!!! Please visit Swim Manager and check out all current records (under ‘Club Records’). Well done David!

Swim Manager

We are now moving to Swim Manager at full speed! County Qualifying times are in. All recent meets (including the English Schools’ Swimming Association Summer Open) are in. You can enter the next Club Champs (entries close on July 7th) and Ken Deeley (entries close on July 22nd) all online. Please set up your DD (if you haven’t done so already). Login at If you haven’t heard about Swim Manager, please talk to the front desk!

New LC 200 Breaststroke Club Record Broken

With a time of 2:53.72, we are delighted to announce that Amber Matthews broke our female LC Open Club Record for 200 Breaststroke at the recent South East Regionals! Well done Amber, way to go!!!

Black Lion >> Full Results

Well done to all swimmers (as well as parents, helpers and coaches) for a super-successful meet. All results can be found here.

April Club Champs >> Full Results

Congrats to all swimmers who took part! This makes it for an interesting read; so many PBs! All results here.

LC Counties – 23/24 February

Another great weekend for HSSC! Congrats go to all of our swimmers and special mentions to Bella Gardner (100 Fly and her own 200 Fly record) and Elisha Paige (400 IM), our new Junior Club Record holders. Results can be found here: County points, Age Group Fina points and Full results with splits.

LC Counties – 9/10 February

Another great weekend for HSSC with lots of great results, PBs and medals, as well as Regional and British QTs! Special mentions go to our new Club Records holders (David Maule – 400 IM, Lauren Crawford – 50 Breaststroke and Louis Choron – 50 and 100 M Backstroke). Results can be found here: Saturday 9th and Sunday 10th.

LC Counties – 1500 and 800m Results

Congratulations to our swimmers who competed in the 1500 and 800m events. 9 medals in total and extra congrats go to Elisha Paige (1500m) and David Maule (800m) who broke our Junior Club Records!!!