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

October 21st – 22nd (Manchester and Greater Gwent)
Elite (S,Y + AG) HP (S,Y + AG), FastTrack & CW – cancelled due to competition
October 28th (Greater Gwent Level 3)
A2, A1, CB, CY – cancelled due to competition

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 or email via your Class Manager with any queries. FUNDRAISING information and how you can help our club can also be found on the MEMBERS page.

Visit Jo & her team at the CLUB SHOP – open every Monday evening at CIP. For full kit info/new swimmer starter packs and order forms check out the Club Shop page. You can also access the SWIMPATH website who offer you a Club discount!

Remembering | Keith Bewley
Keith dedicated his whole life to swimming and CCSC wish to continue his work through a new Fund. The money raised through the Swimming Trust will establish a fund to honour Keith’s fantastic contribution to the sport and ensure his work continues to help swimmers in the future. It will be used to help swimmers from City Of Cardiff Swimming Club achieve their long-term goals. Please support the new Fund by accessing this link In memory of Keith Bewley just giving page

latest news

Club Championships 23/24 Sept 2017

With a record entry of 282 swimmers the 2017 Club Championships was the biggest ever held at the Cardiff International Pool in it’s short Course format. Well done to all the swimmers who competed this weekend. Chair Keri welcomed swimmers competing in their first gala, through to swimmers who have represented their country at International… Read more »