Former World, European & Commonwealth champ chats to RTSC Swimmers.

James Gibson raises team morale during lockdown


Romford Town swimmers currently on lockdown away from the pool were extremely lucky to receive a morale boost from one of the world’s top coaches, James Gibson MBE.  Youngsters aged 8-22 yrs joined a motivational chat via video-phone link with him last week.

Gibson, raised in Whitham Essex, is a former World, European and Commonwealth Champion in 50m breaststroke, and is . . . . . . . . .

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*Coronavirus update*_Club activities suspended

Following the Government announcement to close leisure facilities in order to reduce the spread of the ongoing coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, we have no choice but to take the following action.


  • All Romford Town club activity has been suspended with immediate effect (20/03/2020 – 6pm). This includes all squad training sessions and the learn to swim programme.


These are unprecedented times and we kindly ask that you remain patient with us while we work with the governing bodies to find a solution to our swimming predicament.

We sincerely hope that you all keep safe & well in these uncertain times and we will endeavour to provide updates as soon as we are in a position to do so.

Essex County Championships 2020 (BLOCK A)_FINAL Results & Gala Report

Essex County Championships 2020 (BLOCK A)

*Results for this meet can be found at the bottom of this page.


Romford Town had lots to celebrate at the final weekend of this years Essex Championships, with three of its swimmers finishing as top points scorers in their respective age groups.  Seventeen year old Amelia Moule had her fourth consecutive win as Top Girl and Daniel Gencas won Top Boy for a second time both taking the Open age group award.  Victoria Dreleva had her first win as Top Girl, achieving success in the 15 yr old category.




Photo’s: Left – Essex finalists & medal winners,  Right – Top Open age Girl – Amelia Moule, Top Open age Boy – Daniel Gencas & Top 15yr Girl – Victoria Dreleva


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Essex County Championships 2020 (BLOCK C)_Results & Gala Report

Essex County Championships 2020 (BLOCK C)

*Results for this meet can be found at the bottom of this page.

Photo’s: Left – Block C medal winners,  Right – Girls 15/Over relay gold medalists

Romford Town swimmers showed great resilience and race skills at Basildon Sporting Village in a second weekend of competition for the Essex Age Group Swimming Championships. Overall they finished with 10 . . . . . .

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Essex County Championships 2020 (BLOCK B)_Results & Gala Report

Essex County Championships 2020 (BLOCK B)

*Results for this meet can be found at the bottom of this page.


Romford Town were off to a flying start at this year’s Essex Age Group Championships.  Day one was at the London Aquatic Centre where the fastest swimmers in the pool were decided as the 50m sprint events took place.

Town’s first medals were quick in coming, in the very first event, the Girls 9/10 yrs 200m Medley Team where . . . . . .

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RTSC Non County Qualifier 2020_Results & Gala Report

RTSC Non County Qualifier 2020

*Results for this meet can be found at the bottom of this page.



Romford Town held its annual `Non County Qualifier for swimmers developing their skills and also as a warm up for next week’s county championships.  Clubs from all over Essex, Kent and London attended Romford’s Sapphire and Ice Leisure Centre for some red-hot performances in the pool.  Town’s racing skills were definitely on view and improving with so many good performances.  Overall its swimmers came away with 45 . . . . . .

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Cardiff Capital Open Meet 2020_Results & Gala Report

Cardiff Capital Open Meet 2020

*Results for this meet can be found at the bottom of this page.

Romford Town Swimming Club travelled to Wales this weekend for their first long-course meet of the season, as a warm up to the county competition later this month.  They were competing at Cardiff International Pool in the City of Cardiff Welsh Capital Open Meet. Town’s small team of 14 swimmers made a big splash coming away with . . . . . .

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