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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Bank Holiday Monday Training Changes

31:08:15. Training for HP2 P2 C1 C2 A1 A2 A3 A4 is cancelled.
Elite HP1 P1 will train 9:30 – 11:30am only.
CLUB CHAMPIONSHIPS 2015 Thanks to the 247 swimmers entered. The confirmed info, confirmation of session time & a few fundraising events will be posted shortly. We are now looking for volunteers to help run the Meet over the weekend. Here is Keri’s informal guide to what is involved: Volunteer Roles

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.


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 & 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. There are links to Mailsports and ProSwimwear, both offering discounts and cash back to The Club.

latest news

Swim Wales Summer Open: British Summer Championships & US Nationals 2015

A strong set of performances at the SWSOM15 in Swansea. 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. The top 24 ranked swimmers in… Read more »