Seagull News

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!!!

18 Jan 2019 – Latest News

Not only have we introduced a New Shop but we are now offering osteopath services through To finish, have a look at this Swim England historical timeline.

Tom Handley – Full Results

Well done to everyone competing at Tom Handley…so many PBs…Full results are available here.

New Shop

You can now buy paddles, pull buoys, snorkles, mesh bags and even our brand Club bags from Mailsports directly. Visit our Shop page today! For our Club kits and hats, please continue to request these from the front desk!

Counties >> Up and UP!

We have 57 swimmers going to the Counties, with 391 swims, up from 310 last year. Well done! This is a massive PB for us. Could you please review the draft programme (looks like there are a few wrong entries) and email your queries to

December Newsletter

Happy Christmas to everyone at HSSC. What a season we’re having! Read our December newsletter.

December Club Champs – Full Results

Well done to everyone competing in this special Club Champs. Great PBs all around! Special congrats go to Elisha Paige and Louis Choron who both broke their respective Club Champs records and Club Records (Junior for Elisha and Senior for Louis). Full results are available here.