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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SW LC Championships 2015

Swim Wales Long Course Championships 18&19 April – details via Swim Wales event page
SwimWales Event page
There are no training changes except for those who are competing.
P1 train 08:00~10:00
C1 train 06:30~08:00

The British Swimming Championships 14~18 April will see athletes make a competitive return to London for the first time since the 2012 Olympics and follows record breaking results at the Commonwealth Games and European Championships in 2014.
bsc team 2015
Good luck to Andrew, Harriet, Ieuan, Xavier, Otto, Megan, Chloe and James representing our Club. Full event information on “Upcoming events” page:
BSC15 to define World Champs team
Updates & results via Club Twitter @cardiffswimming #BSC15
We congratulate Chloe Tutton on her bronze & new Welsh 200m breaststroke record set on 15/4 in the London Aquatic Centre

Stuttgart fundraising – The CCSC knitter group are knitting a supporter’s scarf in the club colours. We are running a competition to ‘Guess the length of the CCSC Supporters Scarf’. If you guess the correct length of the scarf (to the nearest centimetre), you could be in the running for a fabulous prize for the top 6 closest guesses. The cost of a guess will be £1.
The knitting will commence on 13th April until 5th June. The scarf will then be sewn together & measured on 15th June according to the Scarf knitathon rule book. The results will be announced thereafter.

We are always pleased to invite new swimmers to join our club. Trials are held every Monday (except Bank Holidays) at 18:00. Click on NEW MEMBERS How to Join Our Club for full details and how to register your place.

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 Lynne & Nigel. Open every Monday at CIP from 18:00/20:00: club shop poster
Full kit info and order forms are available via the Club Shop page.

latest news

Records Medals & Speeding at Tiger Bay

The 6th Tiger Bay Open Meet was an exciting weekend of swimming, hosting 36 Clubs and just under 600 swimmers. The calibre of swimming was such that 43 new event records were established. 207 speeding tickets were also awarded. There were many notable performers including Robert Couzens & Andrew Flannigan who were in outstanding form… Read more »