Prescot make splash in gala

Prescot Swimming Centre
Prescot Swimming Centre

PRESCOT Swimming Club has finished 2011 on a high.

Fresh from their successful promotion to the top tier of the ARENA League North West, the club impressed in the first two rounds of competition, and went into the finals ranked eighth of 17 teams.

In the final gala held at Winsford, Prescot surpassed all expectations by finishing first in the middle final, beating Crewe, Blackburn, Horwich and Hoylake.

With five events left, three teams were tied on 157 points each.

Prescot then achieved two first places, two second places and a third to win the gala with 176 points.

Crewe scored 169 points, and Hoylake 159.

l Prescot train at the Knowsley Leisure and Culture Park, Longview Drive, Huyton, on Mondays from 8pm and 9pm, Tuesdays and Fridays from 7.30pm and 8.30pm, and Sundays from 2.30pm and 4.30pm.

Swim teaching is available for children aged four and over. New memberships are now being taken.