Wigan Swimming Club – WASPS2018-07-10T20:10:29+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

Greater Manchester Autumn Meet 2018

July 10th, 2018|Comments Off on Greater Manchester Autumn Meet 2018

Greater Manchester Autumn Meet 2018  We are excited to announce the Three associations are hosting a joint autumn meet 2018. It will be held at The Wigan Life Centre over the weekends of Saturday & [...]

Session Changes Autumn 2018

June 27th, 2018|Comments Off on Session Changes Autumn 2018

Autumn is very busy time for the club with lots of open competitions, the Wigan Life Centre being used for Open Meets (GM Autumn Meet, Future Stars Open Meet) and Swim England North West are [...]

Club BBQ Line Up and Tickets

June 27th, 2018|Comments Off on Club BBQ Line Up and Tickets

Our annual BBQ is fast approaching, everyone is invited club members, coaches, masters, ex swimmers, friends, friends of friends everyone is welcome. Live acoustic performance from ex Wigan Swimmer. BBQ Food (included in ticket price) [...]


June 24th, 2018|Comments Off on COMMITTEE AGM

We are holding our Annual General Meeting on 18th July 2018 at 7.30pm at the Wigan Life Centre. As the club is run by parent volunteers we would love to see as many club members as [...]

Upcoming Events

  • AGM

    18th July @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  • Swim Camp

    24th August - 26th August at Rossall School
  • No Session

    27th August at Wigan Life Centre