Electric Eels is a family orientated club specifically for children (over 8) & adults with Down Syndrome. We cater for experienced & non-swimmers alike, who wish to develop their fitness, core strength & improve technical aspects of swimming, in a safe, friendly environment.










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READING GALA weekend of June 24th & 25th 2017
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END OF AN ERA As far as we know the Gala at Reading at the weekend was the last one in the Central pool, as the pool is due to be demolished at the end of the year.  In the … Read More

Electric Eels Synchro Swimmers at the synchro camp in Alicante
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On Tuesday May 9th  seven Synchro Swimmers from the Electric Eels and parents left Gatwick Airport for Alicante in Spain. This was to go to the second synchro camp for people with Down’s Syndrome. We joined with 10 Italian young … Read More

George’s Dad is raising money for the Electric Eels. Find out how you can support him…
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We always love it when families fundraise for our programme. Thank you Harry Harris for sharing your story and giving back to Electric Eels!    

Annual Gala Party on 25th March
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On May 25th 2017 we held our yearly presentation night, at the Village Hall Old Windsor. This was a really great evening, thanks to Dorota, the committee & friends who helped on the night. Awards are presented each year to … Read More

Christmas Party 2016
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On our last swimming session of the year we had a fun gala, it was a really noisy evening with lots of festive spirit and cheering. Father Christmas paid us a visit and handed out medals and tubes of sweets. … Read More

Hatfield Gala 2016
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We had a team of 5 girls at the Hatfield gala last night, and 14 swims. The girls had some super swims and we collected 13, gold, silver or bonze medals in total, so am amazing achievement. With NO disqualifications, … Read More

Electric Eels Photo Session
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On Saturday 8th October 2016, our members could as well as swimming also enjoy a photo session with a sports photographer – Darren Wheeler from That Camera Man  Our swimmers and volunteers had a great time and some of them could really strike the … Read More

Guildford Gala – November 2016
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We attended the Guildford Gala on the 20th of November 2016. This was a great success, we had 10 swimmers attend with 38 swims, a huge amount of swimming for such a young team. We had new gala swimmers for … Read More

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Molly and Vivina’s Synchro Routine in Italy

Molly Khan & Vivian Novis win SILVER at the World Down’ Syndrome Championships
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Here’s a pic of the girls with the amazing volunteers from the World Championships!

May 15th, 2016 Windsor Lions Club Sponsored Swim
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On Sunday our swimmers and volunteers took part in the Windsor Lions Club sponsored swim at Windsor Leisure Pool. Each time a swimmer completed 2 lengths a lap was recorded. The volunteers team completed 82 laps making it 164 lengths. … Read More

Reading Royals Synchro Club
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A special THANK YOU to Di Hughes and the Reading Royals Synchro volunteers who come every Saturday evening to work with our synchro group.

Guildford Gala
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We took 10 swimmers to the Guildford Gala on 15th November, which was on a Sunday evening. This is the most swimmers we have taken to a gala, and we were delighted with all of their swims. We had a … Read More

Hatfield Gala Saturday 31st October
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Four swimmers went to the Hatfield Gala on Saturday. There were some lovely races, each swimmer could swim 2 races and a relay. We had eight races and won 7 medals, Brilliant, there were only medals for 1st, 2nd, & … Read More