BRAINTREE & Bocking Swimming Club are celebrating after finishing their first season in Division One of the Arena League in seventh place overall.

After being promoted last year, Braintree & Bocking’s members rose to the challenge and recorded some impressive club personal best times thanks to a host of fine swims.

And Braintree & Bocking are full of joy after their superb achievement.

A club spokesperson said: “Braintree & Bocking competed over several dates throughout the year.

“This was an impressive achievement as Braintree & Bocking was only competing in that league due to default.

“Having not competed at that level before, Braintree & Bocking took on the challenge and finished seventh overall.

“Well done to all swimmers who competed for Braintree & Bocking in this league!”

If you are interested in joining Braintree & Bocking, the club are now arranging trials for swimmers of a competent level!

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