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

Matts PT Session Wednesday 1st April

March 30th, 2020|Comments Off on Matts PT Session Wednesday 1st April

Evening everyone, hope you're all safe, healthy and managing in these really difficult times. We have some awesome news, we have managed to secure some live online training sessions with Matt from JSBeFIT (thebusyathlete) There [...]

Cancellation of payments

March 27th, 2020|Comments Off on Cancellation of payments

I hope you are all keeping well and managing in these difficult times.  I just wanted to update you all concerning your membership payments. In light that the lockdown will continue for some time, I [...]

Time Keeping Course – Cancelled

March 20th, 2020|Comments Off on Time Keeping Course – Cancelled

Due to the current circumstances the Time Keeping Course scheduled for Sunday 22nd March has now been cancelled. Hopefully this will be re-arranged later in the year. We apologise for any inconvenience.

Suspension of sessions

March 18th, 2020|Comments Off on Suspension of sessions

Unfortunately due to circumstances surrounding Coronavirus we are now having to suspend all sessions.  We have looked through all of the information and have made the difficult decision to stop training from this point until [...]

Coronavirus sessions update

March 17th, 2020|Comments Off on Coronavirus sessions update

All session are now being reviewed following the update from Swim England.  A decision will be made tomorrow regarding whether the club will suspend our forthcoming sessions.  If I can ask that you please check [...]

Senior League Fixture Postponed

March 16th, 2020|Comments Off on Senior League Fixture Postponed

We have been advised this evening that all the Central Lancs fixtures (Senior League and Intermediate League) have now been postponed until further notice due to the Coronavirus outbreak. Therefore, this Wednesdays training session will [...]

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