Wigan Swimming Club is a community based competitive swimming club, out main training base is the Wigan Life Centre. The club is accredited by Swim England (formerly The ASA) and Swim Mark. Our aim is to develop swimmers so they can achieve their goals and ambitions, whether that is local competitive events or the Olympics. The club strives to develop each swimmer individually to their full potential. With a large team of professionally qualified IOS (Institute of Swimming) coaches, who are continuously developing to make sure the best coaching techniques are being delivered. Supported by a team of highly dedicated volunteers committed to the success and smooth running of the club. We aim to offer an environment which is both driven and fun so swimmers can enjoy the sport for many years to come.

Become a member

Everything you need to know to join up and become a member.

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Time trials

Please check out our schedule for details about the time trials.

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Keep up to date and see how the club and its members are doing.

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All you need to know about training, what where and when.

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Please use the link below to buy all your goggles, pull buoys, kick boards, mesh bags, costumes and fins. You will receive an online discount plus for every purchase ProSwimwear will donate money to the club, so please use this link every time you purchase swim gear.


Becoming a Member

Do you have aspirations in swimming?  Have you completed Stage 6 upwards of the ASA’s National Plan for Teaching Swimming? Are you able to swim 50m of Frontcrawl, Backstroke and Breaststroke holding good technique and have an understanding of Butterfly?


Training & Groups

The club has 8 groups to cater for all abilities of swimmers from just progressing from learn to swim, all the way up to masters.

Members should be attending all the sessions made available to them. Click below for more information.


Wigan Starter Meet

Once again we will be holding our very successful starter meet which is designed and aimed at club swimmers.

Please click here to go directly to our starter meet page for the conditions, entry details and results.


Want more information?

Do not hesitate to contact one of our team about any queries you may have. Click here to find out how.

Latest News

Swimmers – Clean Up After Yourselves

March 21st, 2019|Comments Off on Swimmers – Clean Up After Yourselves

After the Micro League Gala on Saturday at the Wigan Life Centre, the poolside staff and management have commented on the unacceptable state of the poolside that Wigan Swimming Club (WASPS) swimmers left it in [...]

Greater Manchester Age Group warmup times

March 20th, 2019|Comments Off on Greater Manchester Age Group warmup times

Good morning below are the details we have received regarding the warm-up times for the upcoming Greater Manchester Meet. The warm-up and racing start times are exactly the same for both weekends. Morning Warm-up Start [...]

WLC Pool Closures

March 18th, 2019|Comments Off on WLC Pool Closures

As I’m sure you are all aware the Wigan Life Centre pool has now confirmed that there will be pool closures which takes effect from 1st April.  We have been waiting for confirmation from Andrew [...]

Change to Training Sessions from Monday 1st April 2019

March 18th, 2019|Comments Off on Change to Training Sessions from Monday 1st April 2019

As you're aware from Monday 1st April - Wednesday 5th June 2019 the main training pool at the Wigan Life Centre will be closed for refurbishment. Due to this the majority of our training sessions [...]

Swim Camp 2019

March 17th, 2019|Comments Off on Swim Camp 2019

If you're not already aware, Wigan Swimming Club (WASPS) will be holding their annual Swim Camp at Rossall School in Fleetwood from Friday 16th - Sunday 18th August 2019. Spaces are filling up fast, so [...]

Pre-orders for new kit bag

March 13th, 2019|Comments Off on Pre-orders for new kit bag

Pre-orders now being taken for the clubs brand new TYR Alliance kit bag. Numbers are limited so if you are interested in ordering one please email me ASAP on:- clubkit@wiganswimmingclub.org.uk The bags are priced at [...]

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