Wigan Swimming Club – WASPS2018-10-31T14:43:14+00:00

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

Committee Meeting 10th December 2018

December 10th, 2018|Comments Off on Committee Meeting 10th December 2018

Hi all, Just to remind you that there is a committee meeting this evening at 7pm in the North Gallery of the Life centre. All welcome! We are always looking for more help, and still [...]


December 9th, 2018|Comments Off on SPLASH NIGHT!

Splash night this year will take place on Wednesday 19th December. The groups for this will be: 7pm-8pm - Link, Development, Progression, Junior Development 8pm-9pm - Junior Performance, Senior Development, Senior Performance   This is [...]

Lancs County Champs entry info

December 5th, 2018|Comments Off on Lancs County Champs entry info

The entry pack has now been made available for the 2019 Lancashire County Championships. This event takes place over 3 weekends and is shared between Manchester and Liverpool. Below are all the attachments and information [...]

50m Training – Saturday 8th December, 2018

December 4th, 2018|Comments Off on 50m Training – Saturday 8th December, 2018

This coming Saturday is the last 50m training event of 2018. It is the turn of Group 1, if you can't remember if your child is in this group please follow this link. Please can [...]

SnowPen Info

December 3rd, 2018|Comments Off on SnowPen Info

Morning firstly a massive well done to all that swam over the weekend some amazing results. However moving straight on we now have some information for the upcoming SnowPen gala. At the minute we are [...]

Time Trials – Sunday 13th January 2019

December 3rd, 2018|Comments Off on Time Trials – Sunday 13th January 2019

The next time trial is on Sunday 13th January 2019, all swimmers are asked to submit an online entry form. Swimmers are reminded that the time trials takes place instead of normal training and are [...]

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