Join The Club


The City of Cardiff Swimming Club is one of the leading competitive swimming clubs in Wales. We train at the Cardiff International Pool, Olympian Drive, Grangetown, Cardiff CF11 0JS.

We love swimming and believe it is an important life skill. The Club provides its members with the opportunity to swim at all levels. We take pride in developing aquatic skills from the younger swimmer to developing International Athletes.

We are proud that Ieuan Lloyd represented Team GB at the Olympics in London 2012 & Rio 2016. Chloe Tutton rep. Team GB in Rio 16 & Team Wales on the Gold Coast 2018.

In 2017 Ioan Evans, Hannah Sloan & Rebecca Sutton represented Wales at the Commonwealth Youth Games, with Kyle Booth rep. Team GB at the European Youth Olympics in Gyor. Xavier Castelli, Harriet Jones & Bethan Sloan raced for Team Wales at the 2018 Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast.

The Learn to Swim Wales Framework aims to ensure that every child can learn to swim, regardless of any differential factors or circumstances. Every child can have the opportunity to choose aquatic activities as a part of a healthy lifestyle. The Swim Wales framework provides four stages; Splash, Wave, Additional Skills and Skills.

If you would like to Trial with us then the minimum entry level into City of Cardiff Swimming Club is either:

Additional Skills Wave 7 or NPTS Stage 7 and children must be 6 years old plus.

We also welcome those swimmers seeking to move from existing Clubs or coming to Cardiff for University and wish to continue their swimming life.
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Those wishing to attend a Monday evening trial, commencing at 6:00 pm, will be required to book their place in advance by sending an e-mail to

Please ensure you include the following information:
• Child’s full name & DOB
• Present swimming ability (Wave/Stage),
• Learn to Swim provider or teacher
• Contact details – e-mail and phone number.

A member of the coaching team will be on poolside to communicate the necessary information with Parents before the start of the 20 minute. We will confirm in seven days if successful.

We look forward to seeing you.

City of Cardiff Swimming Club
Coaching Team