Enjoy competing in swimming galas and swim meets
Children aged 9 years and over, who regularly attend weekly training with Leicester Sharks, will usually have the opportunity to swim in at least one gala during the swimming season (September - July).
Galas provide children with the opportunity to swim competitively as part of a friendly, supportive team and - hopefully - to win!
Where possible, we expect swimmers to swim in all the galas that they are selected for. Please read the Leicester Sharks Gala Commitment Policy.
Throughout the year children are also encouraged to attend swim meets.
These optional meets offer children the chance to:
Our coaches are always happy to give advice about swim meets and which events your child should enter. So don't hesitate to ask for their help.
Read about one of the highlights of our year: The Leicester Sharks Club Championships.
"Doing the galas gives us a reason to come and train - you can win medals and see your swim times get faster."
See who's winning:
Click here to see our club records.
Which record are you aiming for?