Ashford Town SC came home laden with medals from Black Lion’s Winter Open, at Medway Park Leisure Centre. A total of 37 swimmers took part in 31 events over two days, competing in 50m, 100m, 200m races in all four strokes and 400m free, 100m, 200m and 400m individual medleys. The club’s 11 years and under swimmers returned with 11 gold medals, eight silvers, and two bronzes, as well as medals for being placed fourth, fifth and sixth. Ashford’s 12, 13 and 14-year-olds won four gold, 12 silvers and six bronze medals, while the 15 years and over came home with seven golds, three silvers and three bronze medals. As well as medals, several swimmers set personal bests, which included automatic and consideration times for the Kent ASA Championships next year. On Saturday, Ashford Town stage their Christmas gala at Larkfield Leisure Centre. If your children like the idea of competitive swimming, call in at the Ashford Town club desk on a Tuesday night from 7-8pm. Alternatively, you can contact ashford. firstname.lastname@example.org or visit the club website at www.ashfordtownsc.co.uk.