Leicester Sharks Covid "Keep Swimming" Appeal

by Leicester Sharks Swimming Club in Enderby, England, United Kingdom

Total raised £2,880

raised so far



Our page to raise much needed funds to ensure the survival and continued development of our swimming club post Covid 19.

by Leicester Sharks Swimming Club in Enderby, England, United Kingdom

We're still collecting donations

On the 16th November 2020 we'd raised £2,880 with 89 supporters in 55 days. But as every pound matters, we're continuing to collect donations from supporters.

Our Team Spirit is Evident in our Core Values

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Since the formation of Leicester Sharks Competitive Swimming Club in August 2011 the club has developed swimmers to achieve great results at county, regional and national level.

The club has also made a name for itself in local and National League galas. Our gala results have improved every season since our inception, becoming the successful development programme that we have today.

After the Junior League semi-finals in 2015 and 2016, we made the grand final in 2017 and 2018, reinforcing our strength and depth in development swimming.

2019 saw our largest medal haul at County, Regional and National levels. We also had an athlete achieve selection for various British swimming teams, including the World Junior Championships in Kazan, achieving a world bronze medal in the 400 I.M, coached within our own club programme.

Leicester Sharks currently has around 260 athletes from all ages and abilities including a fully comprehensive Learn to Swim programme.

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With a winning combination of dedicated coaches, assistants, volunteers, motivated swimmers and an active, experienced committee, the club strives to maintain swimming excellence in the region for years to come. 

Why don't you become a Shark!

If you would like to become part of the Sharks Family, go to our website, click the join tab and book a free trial www.leicestersharks.co.uk

How has Covid effected us

As a club we took the decision to continually employ the services of our coaches to ensure that they were retained until our return to the water. This ensured that the fabric of the club was kept alive by delivering land based training in our living rooms and keeping in touch via Zoom meetings. 

We held cake decorating competitions, scavenger hunts, Zoom general knowledge quizzes, colouring pages…it was all great fun!


What will your donation be used for

By the time we returned to swimming in late August early September, we reluctantly will have cancelled our Open meets which are a needed and significant source of income, relied upon each year to support the growth and development of the club….this is where we need your HELP!

 Like many other Sports Clubs around the country, we have launched this Crowd funding campaign to raise funds and ensure the club remains financially stable, so that it can continue to serve the athletes currently in the programme and long into the future.


With a great range of prizes/rewards. Our top prize is a years free Leicester Sharks membership for some that could be a saving of £1,200. We also have a years free membership for Enderby Leisure Centre worth over £300. Why don't you check out the rewards section on our page there are prizes to suit everyone.  We hope to bridge that gap as much as we can and If we achieve our target Sport England will additionally donate up to 50% of our target.


This project offered rewards

£10 or more

£10 Donation

A £10 donation will get you an entry into our £10 raffle...go for it, check out these prizes! Prizes include • Arena Swim Bag • £30 Next Voucher • Drinks Hamper x 2 • TYR Swim Bag • £30 John Lewis Voucher • Zoggs Dive sticks +Junior rucksack • Plus many more

£20 or more

£20 Donation

A £20 donation will get you entry into our £20 raffle.... • A swim cap signed by the Brownlee Brothers • £50 John Lewis Voucher • 60 minute therapy session with Active Performance • £40 Amazon Voucher • Plus many more

£30 or more

£30 Donation

A £30 donation will get you entry to our £10 & £20 & £30 raffle...3 for the price of one! Prizes will include: • A year’s training fees • One year’s free membership to Enderby Leisure Centre

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