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 HOW TO JOIN OUR CLUB page.

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.

If you wish to book a swimming trial with the Club, then please refer to the NEW MEMBERS page for full details & email booking.

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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CLUB CHAMPIONSHIPS 2016 | well done swimmers!

CLUB CHAMPIONSHIPS 2016 thank all of the Officials – many new who stepped up and all our Gala Volunteers who ensured the smooth running of the event. We hope many of you will be able to volunteer and help out at the remaining 4 home meets in the season.

Many thanks go to Mereym & Laura & their team for organising & running such a successful set of Fundraising events. Thanks to our Coaches looking after their squads over the weekend and Graham Keith David & Ben who gamely got dunked and to Chloe & Xavier for being on hand on Sunday with the raffle.

Congratulations to the following City of Cardiff swimmers who have been selected for Welsh squads:
Elite Squad
Ieuan Lloyd, Chloe Tutton & Xavier Mohammed
Elite Development Squad
Harriet Jones, James Lewis & Jonathan Eke
National Youth Development Squad
Kyle Booth, Bradley Newman, Annaliese Beynon, Hannah Sloan, Claudia Murray, India Burch, Marnie Boswall & Bethan Eckley
National Skills Academy
Morgana Moretti, Rebecca de Torres, Theo Savva, Rhys Wardhaugh, Ben Chooyin & Adam Murray
It is very exciting to place 20 swimmers on Welsh squads, across the spectrum of age groups and it is a testament to the excellent coaching at the club, as well as the determination and commitment of the swimmers + parents in our drive to achieve sporting excellence.

Congrats to the following swimmers selected to represent Wales at the ASA County Team Championships 2016 on 23 Oct:
Georgia-May Carr, Theo Savva, Kyle Booth, Annaliese Beynon, India Burch, Catrin John, Rhys James Rebecca de Torres and Adam Murray for Swim Wales East, with Amber Owen for Swim Wales West.

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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A great time was had by all Swim Wales team athletes and staff that attended the UK School Games 2016 multi–sports event at Loughborough University Campus just ahead of the new swim season start in September. Nine City of Cardiff Swimming Club athletes were selected to be part of that team; making up a third… Read more »