Pioneer 79 Club Championships heats were held with swimmers competing from six years of age upwards and many new records were set.
In the eight and under age group boys, Thomas Baynes, eight, set new records in 25m backstroke and 25m breaststroke while Jacob Waddington, also eight, set a new record in the 25m Butterfly.
In the 13/14 years age group, Connor Makin,14, set a new record in the 200m freestyle while in the girls 13/14 years, Karmen Hammonds, 14, set three new records in the 100m backstroke, 100m butterfly and 200m freestyle.
In the Women’s Open, Charlotte Britland, 16, beat her previous record in the 100m backstroke.
The finals are this weekend at Hyndburn Sports Centre.
Pioneer 79 Swimming Club is based at Hyndburn Sports Centre and QEGs in Blackburn.
It caters for non-swimmers from as young as four years old all the way up to Masters.
As with all sports, technique is everything and the teachers and coaches with Pioneer 79 are all ASA qualified and use approved methods to help the swimmers develop correct technique.
If you would like to learn more about joining Pioneer 79 or one of our ‘learn to swim’ groups, contact Sue Walsh on (01254) 390793.