The Essex Swimming League (ESL) is an annual swimming competition organised between Essex-based clubs.
The aim of the league is to promote competitive swimming and team participation through the coordination an annual swimming competition. This usually takes place between the months of September and June each year. Each season
consists of four galas with each individual gala result contributing to an overall final league position. Clubs interested in joining the league for the next season should apply by 1st September 2024.
2024 Teams & Fixtures
For the 2024 season there will be two divisions each comprising seven clubs. The following clubs are competing this year:
Basildon, Brentwood, Harwich, Hornchurch, Romford, Runnymede, Witham Dolphins
Barking & Dagenham, Chelmsford, Dunmow, Halstead, Leyton, Newham, Woodham Ferrers.
In season promotion/relegation is in effect so teams will change divisions as the season progresses.
The League fixture dates and pool bookings for the 2024 season are outlined below. Allocation of pools to divisions and finalisation of host/supporting clubs will occur after each round when promotion/relegation changes are known.
Please note that for rounds One and Four, galas take place at the same pool in two separate sessions!
Below are the League Rules and other useful documents relating to the Essex Swimming League to view and/or download
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