About HDSC Open Galas
Open Meets at the Hydro
HDSC runs its successful meets at the Harrogate
The pool opened in April 1999.
is a purpose built 25-metre,
8 lane competition pool with Anti-Turbulence ropes, Swim Down
Pool, OMEGA Ares21
Electronic Timing with a
colour interactive results display
up to date
IT systems for the electronic results service
and also aim to publish results to this web site after each
The Meet Administration team includes over 50 years experience
of running events up to 2012 Olympics.
The Hydro Pool is about a mile from the
noted shopping facilities of Harrogate, where pre-pay ticket
parking is available for the shops. Parking at the Hydro is
available and free, but may fill up closer to meet start time.
Please do not
park on the grass at the Hydro - cars simply sink In
the mud. The
tractor to pull you out is stunningly expensive
(and doesn't take credit cards).
Sport Away' guidelines - The Hydro
takes safety very seriously, and Harrogate is a pleasant town.
However, if you are bringing a group to the Hydro and need
information to help with your routine risk assessment,
and we will be delighted to help
The Hydro Open Meet Galas
Gala Dates for your diary:-
Janus Meet 9/10 January
On the National
Licensed Meet List. Janus is the mythological Roman God of
beginnings and transitions, thence also of gates, doors, and
time. Ideally scheduled for getting qualification times for the new
competitive Calendar, especially for County Qualification. This meet
filled up very quickly in 2015. A meet for the groups of swimmers
who are hoping to improve times and need some well organised
competitive experience to help them get a good boost to their
2016 Spa Town Graded Meet 2/3
On the National Licensed Meet List .
This meet is first come first served and sold
out within minutes in 2015. A meet for the groups of swimmers who
are hoping to improve and need some competitive experience to help
Harrogate's renowned Summer A Grade meet once
again scheduled for June.
THIS MEET IS LICENSED AT LEVEL 3 BY THE A.S.A. (3NE3050) AND RESULTS
WILL QUALIFY SWIMMERS FOR ENTRY INTO REGIONAL & COUNTY
CHAMPIONSHIPS. Just at the right time to get some great times
to round off your season. Entries are accepted for this meet in the
traditional way based upon entry times. And its sure to be as
popular as our other 2016 meets
2016 Summer A graded meet 11/12 June