Updates (Last update: 31st August 2014)

ATTENTION ALL SWIMMERS:-   Please note that entries for the following galas MUST be in for this Wednesday (3 September). The sheets have not yet been given out but these are available to view on the "Galas" page on the website. The galas due are Stirling, North Ayrshire Development, Hamilton Baths and Bo'ness.

A list of accepted swims for the West District Sprints at Bellshill has now been added to the "Galas" page. Also a list of swimmers entered into relay events has also been added. 

A list of accepted swims for North Ayrshire Distance Meet have now been added to the galas page.    

Attention Junior Elite, A and B Squad
Morning Training will begin on Monday and Friday week begining 25th August at 6am - 7.45am.

Attention All Squads

New Squads should be available on Wednesday 20th August can all parents come to the desk to see squads and training times.
Any questions can be directed to Scott at 7.30pm or by calling the club mobile.


The meet Calendar has now been updated with swimming gala's from now till xmas.

A list of accepted swims for Cumbernauld Meet (UPDATED on 17 August) have now been posted on the Galas Page. 

Congratulations to Thomas Balfour on achieving a Gold Medal in his 200m Breaststroke which resulted in him winning the over all Scottish Champion, he also won a Silver Medal in his 100m Breaststroke at the recent SNAGS event in Aberdeen, June 2014. Well done Thomas.

Congratulations also to the North Lanarkshire Team at the SNAG's in Aberdeen (June 2014) the boys 10-14 400 Free Relay achieved a silver medal, this included Liam McDougall and William Balfour. The Boys 10-14 800 Free relay also received a Bronze medal, taking part was William Balfour and Liam McDougall. Finally, the boys 10-14 400 Medley Relay took another Bronze medal with William Balfour, Thomas Balfour and Liam McDougall.  Well done boys on fantastic performances.

Congratulations to all who helped the Bellshill Sharks ASC attaining Swimark Accreditation.

A list of eligible swims for West District Sprints have now been added to the galas page             (Updated 16-06-14)

The Sharks

Founded in 1968 Bellshill Sharks ASC is a fully competitive club.  The aim of the Club is to train and coach swimmers of all abilities to enable them to reach their full potential as a competitive swimmer.

The Club is affliated to Scottish Swimming (SASA) and also a member of the SASA West District which enables our swimmers to compete in galas and competitions throughout Scotland and further afield.

Currently the Club has approximately 90 swimmers who are split across 5 squads, with training ranging from two to six nights per week.

New members are welcome to come along for a trial any Wednesday night (be on poolside for 6:20pm) or if previously arranged.  See contact details below.

Contact Details

Bellshill Sharks ASC
50 Main Street
ML4  3DP

Tel: 07502323525

e-mail: bellshillsharks@live.co.uk

Parent/Guardian Responsiblities

Arrival for Training

Always check when you drop your child of that the pool is available and open for training.  Emergency and facility failure can occur at short notice.  The Coaches are NOT responsible for the swimmer prior to or after training sessions.  If you think you will be late for picking up your child after training session please phone the Sports Centre and ask that a message is passed on to the coaching staff.

During Training or Gala/Competition

Please inform Coach of any information regarding your child i.e. Injuries/Medical changes prior to their training session.

Do NOT distract the coach during a training session.

Do NOT coach your child from the spectator's gallery.

Sessions are planned for different aspects of training, with any interruptions to the session undermining the authority of the Coach.  If you wish to speak to the Coach please do so at the end of the session.