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Terrapins resuming swimming soon!

Brio Leisure, the organisation that runs the Northgate Arena, has agreed a return to swimming on 20 September. Social distancing measures are still in place, so for now, sessions will be limited to 45 minutes and you won’t be able to just turn up. Instead you’ll have to book online using a Brio Leisure card […]

Club update

We are writing to advise you that, as things stand, we can’t give you a date when we as a club will resume swimming at the Northgate Arena. While Brio Leisure is open at the moment, their strict regime of limiting the number of people going into the water simply would not work for us, […]

Region 10 gala 2018

We had a fun time at Chester University pool with our Region 10 gala. There were 3 teams entered, Chester Terrapins, Blackpool Polar Bears and Winsford Turtles. The races were hard fought and our three swimmers Alison Jones, Michelle Pitchford-Hall and Declan Kerry all came away with medals. Declan had one of each, a bronze, a […]

Region 10 Gala

Declan and John swam in the NASCH Region 10 gala held at Chester University pool on the 3rd September representing Terrapins they were swimming against Blackpool Polar Bears and Winsford Turtles. The races were fiercely fought. Declan came second in the Men’s 2 lengths and Men’s 4 lengths races. John came third in his race […]

Important Changes Starting in September

Due to circumstances beyond our control with booking arrangements and the imposition of new charges by Brio Leisure we are having to make some changes to the way we run the club. Until now we were able to use the training pool at no cost and the money collected each week was used for the […]

July News

Neil celebrated his birthday in July. Happy Birthday hope you had a fun day. We had two new members join Terrapins, Chloe and Shauna, we hope they enjoy swimming with us.

Terrapins Zoo Trip

Some of the Terrapins went to Chester Zoo on the 8th of April. We had a great time the weather was perfect lovely and warm! we saw lots of animals, went on the islands boat trip. we ate our lunch watching the giraffes and visited the shop!  we even saw some real Terrapins. Thanks Chester […]

Gala winners 2016

Alison and Declan swam in the NASCH region 10 gala. Alison won 2 bronzes and Declan 2 bronzes and 2 gold medals. Declan then went forward to the national finals held in Leamington Spa in November 2016 where he won 2 more gold medals and 2 cups.

2016 Trophies

This Monday just gone we presented our annual Tony Howley and Colin Peacock awards to a packed out pool. This year’s awards (2016) went to John Pounder and Callum Hughes. John has been a brilliant Terrapin for years but has been extra brilliant over the last year. Not only is John one of our regulars […]

New Website!

Chester Terrapins has had a redesign. The old site is still viewable, but will no longer be updated.