Clevedon and Chard Results 01/07/2019

All times for swimmers at Clevedon and Chard can be found at this link. 8 Club Records set over the weekend - 4 for Reece L (15yr 50m and 200m Free & 50m and 200m Back), 3 for Naomi M (25+ 50m Free, Fly and Back) and 1 for Lily H (12yr 50m Breast)


Due to the unexpected closure of Backwell Swimming Pool's main pool... a new temporary training schedule has been created. Please click through for details of new locations, dates and times for your squad / lesson. Updated info published 7th JUNE. Please check

Cotswold B Final Results 28/04/2019

Fantastic swimming all round.. and we're B Team Final winners.. click through for all the results.

Soundwell L3 Results 08/04/2019

Great swimming, plenty of medals, 55PB's and 5 Club Records set over the weekend at Soundwell by #TeamBackwell. Click the link for details

YDSC L3 Results 01/04/2019

Results and times from YDSC L3. Club records from Guus V (16yr 100 Fly) and Molly J (15yr 50 Breast) and more Regional qualifiers. Details, follow the link

SE South West Volunteer of the Month - April 01/04/2019

Congratulations to Shaza Lee for receiving the Swim England South West Volunteer of the Month for April award. More details by following the link.

Cotswold Round 3 Results 17/03/2019

Great swimming and a fab 2nd place in Round 3. Details and times can be found by following the link

Cotswold Round 2 - Results 17/02/2019

A fantastic set of swims from our #TeamBackwell swimmers at our home round of the Cotswold League saw us take 1st place ahead of Bath Dolphins, Burnham and Cwmbran. For more details and swimmers' times click the link.

Land Training Changes 13/02/2019

Changes to Land Training times and venue will take place from Wed 20th Feb. Please follow the link for more details

Four Seasons Results 20/01/2019

#TeamBackwell got 2019 off to a flying start in the Winter round of the Four Seasons Development galas

Christmas Training Schedule 15/12/2018

Details of Christmas training break for all swimmers in squads and stages

Arena League Round 3 - Results 09/12/2018

Results and times from final round... great swimming

Arena Round 2 Results 11/11/2018

13 PB's and 4 Club Records! Great swimming... follow the link for more details

Arena League Round 1 Results 13/10/2018

Fantastic result finishing 3rd in Round 1 on our debut in Division 1. For all the details, results and records... click through to read more

Development Meet Results 02/10/2018

77 PBs, 6 Golds ??, 8 Silver ??, 4 Bronze ??and 2 new club records for Chris S in 9 yr old 50 and 100m Breast. Not a bad weekend at all for #TeamBackwell in the Somerset Development meet. Full results on the link...

Champs Results 22/09/2018

Results from all the events in the Club Champs so far can be found in the Club Documents page on the website. Well done to all swimmers who have taken part so far... some great swims and lots of new County times set!

CLUB CHAMPS - We're off!! 10/09/2018

Club champs kicked off last night with the 200IM event. Some great swims all round and 5 new club records were set. Keep it up swimmers!

TRAINING NEWS 20/08/2018

Normal training resumes this week from Tue 20th. However, there will be no training on Wed 21st August to allow for a pre-season coaches meeting.

Four Seasons Summer Results 05/07/2018

Results and times from the recent Four Seasons gala at Hutton Moor can be found by following the link

Mini Series Round 5 - Times 26/06/2018

Times for swimmers at Mini Series Round 5 on 16th June can be found at this link


The latest newsletter and coach's corner is out now.. packed with lots of useful information... please take a read!

Mini Series Round 4 - Times 22/05/2018

Times from Mini Series round 4 can be found by following the lin

Four Seasons Results 08/05/2018

Results and times from last weekend's Four Seasons gala can be found by following the link... 24 PB's set on the night.. very impressive.

Cotswold League A Final Results 29/04/2018

Incredible swimming and a fantastic atmosphere... leading to 2nd place overall and our best result in the Cotswold League since 2009!!! For details and times, follow the link.

Mini Series Round 3 Results 23/04/2018

17 PB's on the night.. well done #TeamBackwell - Detailed results sheet with times, follow the link!

Cotswold League Round 4 Results 19/04/2018

17 PB's on the night.. well done #TeamBackwell - Detailed results sheet, follow the link!

Weston L3 Open Meet Results 07/04/2018

Results can be found here


With Easter just around the corner it's time for our seasonal newsletter and coach's letter to swimmers. Please encourage your swimmers to read Rich's notes

Cotswold League Times and Position 14/03/2018

After 3 Rounds we're currently sitting in 9th place in the league... with one round left to go before the final. Top 8 teams go into the A Final with the teams in 9-14th place competing in the B Final and 15-18 the C Final. Full league positions and swim times from the last round, click for more info...

T20 and T30 Distances 04/03/2018

All the distances swum by swimmers in the recent T20 and T30 tests

Snow - Training News 28/02/2018

The forecast for heavy snow tomorrow (Thursday 1st March) may mean that our teachers and coaches are unable to make it to the leisure centre and we may need to cancel lessons and squads if this happens. Please keep an eye out here and on our social media channels. We aim to make a judgement call around lunchtime tomorrow.

Four Seasons - Winter 21/01/2018

Results and times from the Four Seasons gala at Cheddar can be found if you follow this link

Bjorn Hoffmann - Tribute 07/01/2018

It’s with great sadness that we have been informed of the passing of a true #TeamBackwell legend: Bjorn Hoffmann, after his battle with cancer. Bjorn has been one of the most inspirational swimmers that #TeamBackwell has ever had the good fortune to call their own......

Yeovil Xmas L3 Meet 18/12/2017

Great swimming from our small band of swimmers taking part. 15 PBs, 9 Medals, new County qualifiers and first time regional qualifying times. Not bad for a weekend's work. Follow the link for full results sheet

Arena League Final 10/12/2017

Amazing swimming from #TeamBackwell in the Arena League final. Finishing 4th on the day with 11 PBs, 1 gold, 5 silver, 10 bronze . Great to be back in the league and well done to all the swimmers who've taken part in all 3 rounds of the league - you've done yourselves and the club proud. Follow the link to see the individual times.

Winter Newsletter 07/12/2017

The winter newsletter is out with details of Xmas swimming schedule and the thoughts of head coach Rich. It's a great read.. so please take the time to read it!

Somerset Development Meet 26/11/2017

Great swimming from all our swimmers at the Somerset Development meet this weekend. Lots of PB's and a fair few county times set. Click the link for all the times

Arena League Round 2 - Results 12/11/2017

Results and times from the Arena League Round 2 from Horfield.

Arena League Round 1 - Results 21/10/2017

Well done to the squad who took part in Round 1 of the Arena League on 14th October at Swindon Link Centre. Finishing 2nd on the night and currently 3rd overall in the league standings. View the results by clicking though the link.


It's the start of a new season and we have decided to make more of a push on Swim England's competitive swimming performance awards.  Find out how to get the badges you've earned by reading here.


We are holding a number of our club champ events during normal training times during September. Training for squads (Development, Potential and Performance) is affected on 10th, 14th, 17th and 23rd September. A table detailing the effects can be found on this link. Please read so you don't turn up to the pool and no sessions are on.


Fundraising event in support of St Peter's Hospice in appreciation of the support they are giving Bjorn Hoffmann during his current illness.


Please note that between Sat 22rd July and Sat 2nd September inclusive we will be running our summer swimming coaching timetable in place of our normal full timetable. Please make a note of when training is for your squad.


A new Club Records sheet has been published with records now up to date until July 2017.

New Club Kit 01/06/2017

New Club Kit has been announced... and it looks great!

Junior Success 02/02/2017

Congratulations to our Junior team who took part in the Penguin Junior Gala on Saturday. Great swimming and great team spirit...

NEWS TESTING 16/11/2016

This is basically a test