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 having obtained Aqua Passport Wave 7 or NPTS Stage 7. Book a trial with us by referring to the New Members tab.

Entrance is onto The Academy programme where skills are developed. Progressing to the Competitive programme to enhance technique. The Performance Squads can lead to the very highest levels of elite swimming, led 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 & 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. The Club’s history is recalled from the early beginnings in 1974 to the present day with 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

Home & Away Galas are located on the FIXTURES page, which contains a list of targeted galas for each squad group across the season. Information for visiting clubs wishing to enter our four Home Meets at the Cardiff International Pool are via this page.

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 together with Club Records.

Visit our MEMBERS page where Regional/National Qualifying times can be found along with links to British Rankings. We have Gala & Nutrition advice, the WELCOME PACK and “DID YOU KNOW HOW TO” answering those tricky questions & practicalities. Details of how you can support the Club in FUNDRAISING is here.

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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Training changes SAT 22:10.16

Saturday morning training session for C Yellow squad swimmers who are not competing in the Greater Gwent Development Meet will swim from 6:30 to 8:00 am at CIP.
See upcoming events tab for session times for GG Development & Manchester meet.

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.

The CLUB SHOP is open on Mondays at CIP from 18:00 to 19:30. 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.

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The 2016 club championships held in September were an opportunity for the club to showcase all of the talent at every level in the structure. It was really great to see 261 of our members competing and showing the results of all of the hard work they have been putting in to their technique and… Read more »