Swimming

1 Jul 2023

Open Games U14U17Open Games

1 Jul 2023

London Aquatics Centre, Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, London, E20 2AQ

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Steph Walters

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Michael Phelps… Katie Ledecky… Ian Thorpe… Ellie Simmonds…

Do they sound familiar?

Swimming is an individual and team sport that requires full body movement through the water using various strokes such as butterfly, backstroke, breaststroke, freestyle and individual medley with varied distances.

Are you ready to test your swimming skills against other swimmers in London?

For more information, please see the entry information tab.

Event details to follow shortly.

Open Games U14U17Open Games

1 Jul 2023

London Aquatics Centre, Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, London, E20 2AQ

Contact

Steph Walters

Sport Development & Delivery Manager

Get in touch
Age Category

The following age groups and respective maximum and minimum date of births will apply to the London Youth Games Swimming Competition:

Event Age Category Oldest DOB Youngest DOB
Novice Junior U14 01/09/2008 31/08/2011
Open Junior

(inc. Junior Para)

U14 01/09/2008 31/08/2011
Open Senior

(inc. Senior Para)

U17 01/09/2005 31/08/2008

 

Squad Size

Boroughs are permitted to enter a maximum of 76 swimmers total competitors made up of the following squad composition;

  • Novice = 24 (Girls = 12 / Boys = 12) – 24 total
  • Open Junior (Girls = 13 / Boys = 13) – 26 total
  • Open Senior (Girls = 13 / Boys = 13) – 26 total
Additional Eligibility Criteria

Novice Criteria Participants entered in this event must not have participated (or qualified) in any individual event in their relevant County Championships or above (i.e. Regionals or Swim England/British Swimming Nationals) in the year of competition (September 2022 – July 2023).

 

SWI 3.1.1 This restriction applies to all individual events and relays at the LYG and is not stroke specific. Check eligibility via Individual Best Times | Swim England (swimmingresults.org)

 

SWI 3.1.2 Please note that a swimmer is eligible for selection if they swam for their club in a relay team only.

 

Para Eligibility Multi Classification (Para) events are open to young people who have been allocated Athlete Classification Status by British Swimming. Classification to be declared upon entry.

Entry Deadline

The closing date for borough’s to submit their team and squad entry is;

11:59pm, Friday 16th June 2023.

How To Enter

All competitors must be entered by a council staff member, or nominated team manager in advance of the deadline listed.

Competitors/parents should be aware that the closing date listed is for borough’s to submit their squad. It is advised you make contact to confirm your entry in advance of this deadline.

Use the ‘Contact Your Borough’ search bar below to find the relevant contact for your team. Please type the name of the borough instead of using post code e.g. Bexley

Rules & Regulations
Open Games U14U17Open Games

1 Jul 2023

London Aquatics Centre, Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, London, E20 2AQ

Contact

Steph Walters

Sport Development & Delivery Manager

Get in touch
Open Games U14U17Open Games

1 Jul 2023

London Aquatics Centre, Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, London, E20 2AQ

Contact

Steph Walters

Sport Development & Delivery Manager

Get in touch
Open Games U14U17Open Games

1 Jul 2023

London Aquatics Centre, Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, London, E20 2AQ

Contact

Steph Walters

Sport Development & Delivery Manager

Get in touch

contact your borough to enter

Islington

Daniel Bank

Greenwich

Daniel Bank

Enfield

Active Enfield Team