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

Training Session Times Back to Normal

July 19th, 2019|Comments Off on Training Session Times Back to Normal

Hi everyone good news, we have been informed that the small pool repairs have been completed at the Wigan Life Centre and it will reopen next weekend. This means our training session times will all [...]

Nutrition for Junior Athletes

July 17th, 2019|Comments Off on Nutrition for Junior Athletes

  A parent of one of our swimmers has written and published an awesome book all about nutrition for junior athletes. It’s an excellent book if you want to understand what to feed you’re young [...]

Summer BBQ 2019

July 16th, 2019|Comments Off on Summer BBQ 2019

Hi All, Just a quick reminder to get the 10th August in your diary for the Summer BBQ! Wigan Rugby Union Club 6pm - 12.00 http://buytickets.at/wiganswimmingclub/283280 Loads of food and fun to be had! All [...]

WSC Committee Meeting – Cancelled

July 15th, 2019|Comments Off on WSC Committee Meeting – Cancelled

Hi All, The Committee Meeting that was scheduled for this evening has unfortunately been cancelled and has been rearranged for 5th August 2019 at 7pm.   Sorry for any inconvenience.  

A strong Intermediate Performance

July 12th, 2019|Comments Off on A strong Intermediate Performance

Well done to all the swimmers who took part in the final Intermediate fixture tonight. We had some fantastic swims from all the team, which should have secured us a win overall in the league. [...]

Open Water Swim Taster Info – Saturday 13th July

July 8th, 2019|Comments Off on Open Water Swim Taster Info – Saturday 13th July

This coming Saturday 13th July will see the first of our three Open Water Taster sessions at Eccleston Delph in Chorley. For those that have already signed up for this, you should already have your [...]

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