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 & 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


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 visting 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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Bank Holiday weekend training changes

Over the bank holiday weekend there are the following training changes:
SATURDAY: A3 combined with A2 7-8am @ Fairwater
BANK HOLIDAY MONDAY
Elite P1 Morning training is cancelled Afternoon 15:00-17:00
HP1 (Age group) 08:30-10:30 & HP1 (all) 15:00-17:00
ALL training for HP2 P2 C1 C2 & Academy squads is cancelled.


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 reopens in September 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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