Welcome to City of Cardiff Swimming Club

Croeso i’r Clwb Nofio Dinas Caerdydd

1974 ~ 2014 : City of Cardiff Swimming Club celebrating 40 years.

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.

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 list of Class Managers can be located 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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CCSC 40th Anniversary Celebration & Presentation Evening

SATURDAY 01 11 14
Angel Hotel, Castle Street, Cardiff, CF10 1SZ
4pm – Presentation of Trophies
5:30/6pm – drinks reception, 2 course hot/cold fork buffet & disco

Everything is set for our Celebration evening. It will be a true celebration of what the club has achieved since its formation in 1974, and also an opportunity for us to thank Dave Haller for all his hard work and commitment over the many years he was with the club as our Head Coach and wish him well in his retirement.

It is a chance for the swimmers to have some fun and socialise away from the pool environment, and is a one-off event which will be very different from previous presentation evenings.

We look forward to seeing you there…


TRAINING CHANGE a combined A1/A2 training session will be at EASTERN LEISURE CENTRE 7.00-8.00am on 1/11.


In support of MacMillan Cancer Support, Head of Academy Coach Matt is going sober this October “to make a massive difference to the lives of people affected by Cancer” As of 12 Oct Matt has raised £240. If you would like to donate then follow this link.
Go Sober for October


03 11 14~SPONSORED SWIM all CCSC members will be partaking in a sponsored swim to raise money for the Club. It will be within squad time slots on Monday Club Night. Each squad will have a target to hit given to them by their lead coaches. 25% of the funds raised will be given to our chosen charity and the balance will be given back to the swimmers themselves throughout a calender season. check out the FUNDRAISING section in the MEMBERS page.

We would like this to be a successful and fun event, that can bring all the club together. Fancy dress will be an option and is encouraged throughout squads


We are always pleased to invite new swimmers to join our club. Trials are held every Monday 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.


Need any club kit? Visit the CLUB SHOP page to see what is in stock. Lynne & Nigel run the club shop every Monday at CIP from 18:00/20:00: club shop poster

The Club Shop now have the chance to order Swans Goggles in the Club colours.
Swans goggles cardiff poster copy

latest news

New CCSC Head Coach Appointed

We are delighted to announce along with Swim Wales, the appointment of our new Head Coach, Graham Wardell. Swimming has been part of Graham’s life since the age of 9 when he learnt to swim at the City of Cardiff Swimming Club! As a coach his career began whilst at University and he has been… Read more »