July 2018: Silver Medals for PADS 13-15 Team at this years Combo Cup Competition

PADS 13-15 team win 2nd place at this years Combo Cup Competition at the London Aquatics Centre.

A huge well done to our other three teams who took part, our 12 & Under Team placing 16th, 15 & Under Team placing 14th and 15 & Over team placing 5th.

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13-15 Team: Eloise Coath, Isabella Clarke, Breanna Neill, Tia Tattersall, Vianne Spiller, Jasmine Pitchford, Isabelle Jupe, Marianne Shaul

Team coach: Laetitia Shaul



November 2017: Gold and Silver Medals for PADS at this years Masters National Championships

PADS Masters become National Champions in the Combination team event and Ellie Holland Jen Richards win Silver for their duet.

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September 2017: Double Gold for PADS Teams at South East Combined Competition

 It was a double gold win for the 13-15 Team and the 15-18 Team at this years South East Combined

Competition, a huge well done to our swimmers who have worked extremely hard this year.


From left clockwise: Abby Mitchell, Lauren Philp, Zara Jillett, Saffron Finch, Lauren Shaul, 

Bethany Birch, Isobel Lewis, Isabel Benson, Emily Jupe, Eloise Coath, Breanna Neill,

Isabelle Jupe, Tia Tattersall, Marianne Shaul.



 September 2017: Silver Medals for 15 & Under Team at the Combo Cup Competition

Well done to the 15 & Under team who won silver medals at the first ever Combo Cup Competititon.

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From Left, Isabelle Jupe, Safron Finch, Lauren Philp, Zara Jillet, Abby Mitchell, Tia Tattersall, Marianne Shaul, Breanna Neill

Pictured with their Coaches, Laetitia Shaul an Linde Philp


May 2017More Medals for Portsmouth and District at the Reading Novice Competition

A huge well done to our swimmers who took part at the Reading Novice competition.    

Our 9-19 team swam fantastically winning Gold!

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Well done to Abby Mitchell, Beth Birch, Emily Jupe, Frankie Finch, Isabel Benson, Isabelle Jupe, Marianne Shaul, Rhiannon Griffiths, Saffron Finch and Zara Jillett.

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There was also medal sucess for the following swimmers in the figure section:

1st place Isabel Benson (13-19 years)

3rd place Emily Jupe (13-19 years)

3rd place Ruby Moorse (8-10 years)


March 2017: Medal Wins for duets at Calne Duet Competition

Gold for Eloise Coath & Marianne Shaul in the 12 & Under Age Group 

Silver for Beth Birch & Emily Jupe in the 13 & Over age group




December 2016: Portsmouth & District achieve ClubMark Status


Portsmouth and District Synchro Club are proud to announce that we have been awarded SwimMark Essential accreditation!


SwimMark is the ASA’s recognised quality mark offering national recognition that clubs are providing a quality service for all members, which is recognised by Sport England.




November 2016: PADS Masters Team wins Silver at the ASA National Masters Championships

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June 2016: More medals for PADS swimmers at Reading Novice Competition

 Well done to all our swimmers, especially our medal winners

Section B Figures        2nd  Bethany Birch      
  3rd Isabel Benson 


PADS coach Barbara Brailey receives Mary Black Award for Services to Synchro!!

The award was presented by Maria Ramos, Chair of the ASA synchronised swimming leadership team and flowers were presented by our youngest club member Ann-Sophie Shaul.

The full story can be found here 

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March 2016: Two golds, a silver and a bronze at the South East Regional Competition!

Well done to all the swimmers who took part and congratulations to our medal winners:

12  under Skill 0           2nd  Marianne Shaul       
13 & over Skill 0 1st Abby Mitchell
  3rd Rhiannon Griffiths
13 & over Skill 1 1st Lauren Shaul




November 2015: PADS Masters Swimmers win  Bronze at the ASA National Masters Championships

Duet 25-29 3rd Nikki Stones & Lynzi Hewitt
Duet 30-39 4th Laetitia Shaul & Lindsay Martin

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September 2015:  Skill Level 1 Passes

 Congratualtions to the following swimmers on passing Skill Level 1:

Bethany Birch, Aoife Groom, Isabel Benson, Tara Smith & Sophia Bentley


June 2015: PADS Swimmers make the Portsmouth News

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June 2015: More Medals for PADS at Reading Novice Competition

Well done to all the girls that entered, it was another fantastic day with great results!


10 & Under Figures 2nd Tia Tattersall  
  3rd Mathilda Gal-Back  
13-19 Figures 1st Sophia Bentley  
  3rd Isabel Benson  
10 & Under Team 2nd Breanna Neill, Hanah Stapley, Mathilda Gal-Back, Tia Tattersall  
19 & Under Team 2nd Bethany Birch, Ella Nicholson, Emily Jupe, Isabel Benson, Lauren Shaul, Sophia Bentley  
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May 2015:  A Clean sweep for PADS at the Rushmoor Hill Trophy Competition

Well done to all the girls who entered, especialy our medal winners

 12&Under 1st  Sacha Mayson
   2nd  Rhiannon Griffiths
   3rd  Abby Mitchell
 13&Overs  1st  Aoife Groom
   2nd  Bethany Birch
  3rd Sophia Bentley
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March 2015:  Gold, Silver & Bronze for PADS at the South East Novice Competition

Well done to all the girls who entered, espcially to our medal winners:

12&Under 1st Sacha Mayson
  2nd Mariane Shaul
13&Over 3rd Aoife Groom



A huge well done to all our swimmers who entered the South East Region, Hill Trophy & Calne Routine Novice Competitions.

For many of the girls this was their first time at competing and everyone had a great time.

We are very proud of all the girls and the results they acheived!!



September 2014:  PADS Display Petersfield Open Air Pool



April 2014:  PADS feature in Swimming Times

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March 2014: PADS doing our bit for Sport Relief!


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15th March 2014: South East Novice Competition

Well done to all the girls who entered, espcially to our medal winners:

13 & Over's 2nd Charlotte Masters
12 & Under's 2nd Sophia Bentley
   3rd Sacha Mayson

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June 2013: PADS in The Portsmouth News!

Well done to our novice swimmers who featured in the Portsmouth News this week!


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May 2013:  Hill Trophy Novice Competition

Well done to all the girls who entered, espcially to our medal winners:

13 & Over's 1st  Aoife Groom
  2nd Hannah Hughes
12 & Under's 2nd Charlotte Masters



March 2013:  South East Region Novice Competition

Well done to all the girls who entered, espcially to our medal winners:

Figures 13 & Over's 1st Isobel Oaten (Novice Champion for the South East)
  12 & Under's 2nd Ella Nicholson



March 2013:  Calne Novice Routine Competition

Duet 2nd Aoife Groom & Freya Hargreaves




PADS Interview on BBC Radio Solent

PADS were interviewed about Synchro, the new club and how to get involved on BBC Radio Solent...if you missed it click here  (2:39)


November 2012:  British Masters Championships

Well done to the Adult & Masters swimmer who won GOLD for the technical and free team, Gold for duet and SILVER for the combination team...WELL DONE EVERYONE!! 

Read the news article here


PADS in Woman & Home Magazine

Our fabulous adults section featured in Woman & Home magazine in July 2012 promoting Synchro as a way to get fit and feel great...well done ladies you looked lovely!




June 2012:  Hampshire Age Groups Championships

A big well done to Beth, Madie and Olivia who came 5th, 6th and 10th