Category Archives: Sports

St Albans Swimming Club prizegiving

The St Albans Swim Club finished a very successful season of Learn to Swim lessons at Shirley Intermediate school recently, with a Tryathlon for three different age levels.

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New heated pools planned for St Albans

The St Albans Pool and Pavilion group has lodged a resource consent to build two outdoor heated pools and associated buildings at 43a Edgeware Road, on the site of the pool demolished by the Christchurch City Council in 2006.

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Feasibility study being done for Malvern Park exercise trail

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Affordable swimming lessons

The St Albans swimming club is offering affordable swimming lessons in Shirley Intermediate School’s laned, heated pool. The club is family friendly and often runs a barbecue at the lessons. The lessons run from Monday to Thursdays, from 4-5.30pm. For … Continue reading

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Tennis club offers juniors coaching

Will the 2030 New Zealand tennis champion come from St Albans? Who knows with weekly coaching offered to young players at the St Albans Tennis Club in Dover St and lots of practice that could happen.

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Tennis club opening September 13

Location: St Albans Tennis Club, 37 Dover St Time: September 13 from 2pm Description: St Albans Tennis Club is opening for the 2014 season with a community day and welcomes new members to come along and have a go. St … Continue reading

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Swim club holds prizegiving

Valerie Somerville reports that the St Albans Swimming Club wound up a successful season of lessons recently with a celebratory barbecue and prizegiving at the Shirley Intermediate school. Photographs of the event appear on the next page so click on … Continue reading

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St Albans swim club history helps fund new pool

Sales of the recently launched St Albans Swimming Club and Edgeware Pool history will go towards installing a new pool in the area, writer Val Somerville says. She outlined how the story came to be told at the launch at … Continue reading

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St Albans Tennis Club Community Day

Location: 37 Dover St (near the Edgeware shops) Time: November 9 12:00 – 4.30 pm Description: Courts will be open to the St Albans community with sausage sizzle and lolly scramble for children and social tennis for adults. The first … Continue reading

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St Albans Swimming Club AGM

Location: Shirley Intermediate School staff room Time: October 21 at 7:00 Description: St Albans Swimming Club is holding its AGM and planning for the future.

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Zumba Fridays at Potters House

Zumba Classes have begun at the Potters House at 10 Berwick Street but anyone interested in a fun way to get fit can join in anytime.

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League game for Rugby Park

Rugby Park will host its first rugby league game ever when the St Albans ground hosts the Canterbury Rugby League grand final on August 11.

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