Welcome to City of Cardiff Swimming Club

Croeso i’r Clwb Nofio Dinas Caerdydd

City of Cardiff Swimming Club is the premier swimming club in Wales. Whether you are an Olympic hopeful looking for a Swim Club to meet your needs or a Club Swimmer who wants to reach their full potential, we have a programme to enable every swimmer to reach their full potential!

The club provides its members with the opportunity to swim at all levels from Learning to Swim programmes which lead onto The Academy & Competitive Academy Squads where skills are developed. The Performance & High Performance Squads can lead to the very highest levels of the sport with the Elite Swimmers coached by the Head Coach, Graham Wardell.

The club was accredited with “Swim Wales Elite Performance Centre” in 2012.

ABOUT THE CLUB sets out the Club’s Constitution, Code of Conduct, Fees & Swimming Records, together with the Club’s Policies & Procedures.

You will also find details of The Committee and those who help to run the Club together with minutes from the AGM. We set out The Club’s history from the early beginnings in 1974 through to our Olympic heritage.

Our Child Welfare Officers can be contacted via email: welfare@cardiffswimming.co.uk

SwimLine ~ A British Swimming Helpline associated with the NSPCC, specifically for swimmers 0808 100 4001

Our Home Galas are listed below and together with the Away Meets can be accessed from the FIXTURES page. This page contains a list of targeted galas for each squad group across the season.

SQUADS provides the goals/criteria/structure for each squad, coaching details and where we train. The Class Managers details can be found here.

COACHING TEAM profiles our experienced team.

RESULTS – each gala entered by the Club is listed here.

Regional/National Qualifying times can be found on the MEMBERS page along with Gala & Nutrition advice & details of Cardiff Masters.

We have added the WELCOME PACK & “DID YOU KNOW HOW TO” answering those tricky questions & practicalities.

Please use the form on the Contact page if you wish to get in touch with City of Cardiff Swimming Club.

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Please see training changes starting 25/7
training changes 25/7-6/8
Thereafter is the CLUB SHUTDOWN.
ASA National Open Water Championships – Congratulations to Keeley E on her silver medal in 1.5km masters open water champs! Well done to Morgana M 13th in her very first 1.5km open water event is fantastic!
ASA Summer Champs 16 – Congrats to Kyle on winning gold in 200m breaststroke & Theo S awarded bronze in 400IM.
Past and present Olympians gathered for the clubs Rio Bar-B-Q to congratulate Ieuan and Chloe and send them on their way with their very best wishes.image
From Left:
Dave Haller 1964 (Coach 1976 to 2012)
Anne Adams 1976
Ieuan Lloyd 2012 & 2016
Chloe Tutton 2016
Mark Taylor 1980
Margie Kelly 1976, 1980 (silver) & 1988
Leigh Atkinson 1980
Pob lwc Chloe & Ieuan racing in Rio!

We are always pleased to invite new swimmers to join our club. The next set of trials will be in September 2016-held every Monday at 18:00. If you would like to Trial with us then the minimum entry level into City of Cardiff Swimming Club is either:
Aqua Passport Wave 7 or NPTS Stage 7 and children must be 6 years old plus.
Those wishing to attend a Monday evening trial, commencing at 6:00 pm, will be required to book their place in advance by sending an e-mail to cardiffswimmingtrials@hotmail.com

Please ensure you include the following information:
• Child’s full name
• Present swimming ability (Wave/Stage),
• Learn to Swim provider or teacher
• Contact details – e-mail and phone number.
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Welcome to new swimmers/parents. There is plenty of information available on our website please have a browse & refer as a starting point to the WELCOME PACK on the MEMBERS page. See your squad coach for any queries, or email via your Class Manager.


Our fundraising group are set up to organise ways to support our club during the year to enhance our swimmers’ development. They can be contacted via your Class Manager if you have any suggestions.

We are registered with EasyFundraising – click here to access our page
CCSC EasyFundraising
Full details are on the MEMBERS page.
Another good way of fundraising is by supporting the CLUB SHOP, which is run by Nigel. The Club Shop is open on Mondays at CIP from 18:00 to 19:30: club shop poster
Full kit info and order forms are available via the Club Shop page. There are links to Mailsports and ProSwimwear, both offering discounts and cash back to The Club.

latest news

Cardiff compete outdoors at Stuttgart Swimmfest

City of Cardiff Swimming Club sent a team of 32 swimmers to compete in the 41st Internationales Stuttgarter Schwimmfest on 18/19 June. Many of the swimmers competed for the first time in an outdoor pool and endured a number of races in heavy rain! The team flew from Birmingham airport to Stuttgart on Thursday afternoon… Read more »