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 in the The Dragons Squad leading onto The Academy 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 Officer 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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Summer Shutdown 1-17 August 2015


Swim Wales Summer Open 15

Head Coach Graham tweeted “We won an incredible 71 medals (34G 17S 20B). Well done to all swimmers, coaches & parents. What a team!”
Full session results are here: SWSOM15 Event page/RESULTS
Individual results are on the RESULTS page.

British Summer Championships 2015

Congratulations Harriet J ~ silver medal 100 fly in a pb of 1:01.08
Head Coach Graham tweeted “Proud of the @cardiffswimming BR boys tonight – James Lewis Rhys RF Andrew F & Kyle B – 4 big finals & 4 big pbs!”
“Annaliese B lights up heat 2 of 50m fc to win in a pb of 27.71! Ends up 15th overall, ranked 23rd coming in!”

We are always pleased to invite new swimmers to join our club. Trials held every Monday at 18:00. Trials recommence on 7 September. Click on NEW MEMBERS How to Join Our Club for full details and how to register your place for the Autumn.

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.


We have fundraising group set up to organise ways to support our club to enhance our swimmers development & subsidise swim camps. 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 & Lynne. The Club Shop re-opens on Monday 7 Sept after the summer holidays at CIP from 18:00/19:30: club shop poster
Full kit info and order forms are available via the Club Shop page.

Mini-Delmar on tour in Stuttgart15

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