Join Us

We are a small club with big ambitions, which is powered by volunteers.

If your child is interested in competitive swimming and you’d like to find out more about the club, please  complete this form Joining form 051121[117734].docx ( and email it to [email protected]

Typically our swimmers start with us aged 7 and have completed ASA swim stage 5. If your swimmer meets our criteria you will be invited to a trial session and then, if successful, will join an appropriate club squad for a term's trial. 

We charge an annual membership fee of £74.80 per swimmer (discounts for siblings) which covers insurance, Swim England membership and other administrative costs. In addition, there is a monthly fee which differs per squad, based on the level of teaching vs. coaching and the number of hours swum. 

We came 5th in the 2020 Somerset County Championships and our swimmers are regularly selected for the Swim England county and regional pathways. Some of our Performance swimmers (our top competition squad) are training for National qualification times and we even had a swimmer make UK Olympic trials in 2019.

We have close club links with City of Bristol and Taunton Deane Swimming Clubs, where some of our Performance swimmers attend 'top up' training. 

Our Head Coach, Pat Leaman, works closely with Swim England national coaches to build and train our own volunteer coaching team. We closely follow Swim England’s optimal athlete development framework and have built our own club framework around it.

Our purpose is to ‘help swimmers, coaches and volunteers to achieve their goals inside and outside of the pool.’ Our values are ‘Be Respectful’, ‘Show Commitment’ and ‘Be a Role Model’.

Our home pool is at Strode Leisure Centre,  Clevedon but we also swim at  Backwell Leisure Centre.

We have six squads from Improvers (our younger, less experienced swimmers) through to Performance (Our senior swimmers training for Regional and National times and competitions).