Thank you for your interest in joining Rushmoor Royals Swimming Club.

The club regularly runs trials for new swimmers depending on available space. If you would like to attend the trials, please click on the link below to register your request.

At the trials, the coaches will be able to assess your current swimming level and decide which squad would be the most beneficial for your needs.  If your trial has been successful, you soon will be contacted and invited to join from a certain date.


Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ's)

Young Swimmers (Under 11)   Swimmers progressing from lessons (Learn to Swim Programme) will then go into our Academy programme.  We take children into the Club's Academy, after they have reached level 7/8 (NPTS) following their Learn to Swim Program. 

Older Swimmers (11+)   Older swimmers are welcome but the level they join at will be dependent upon ability and previous training. 

Masters (19+) Masters swimming is for anyone over the age of 19 not in the performance swimming squads. Our Masters are a lively and diverse group and we can offer training for a wide range of abilities.

How do I Join?

Please fill out the online trial application form (see link above) and sign up for a free trial swim or contact membership on for more information.

How do Trials Work ?

We hold membership trials usually on a Monday or Tuesday at Farnborough Leisure Centre.  The trials are used as a way to assess the current level of the swimmer and the most suitable place in the club to start.

Once you have been accepted to join a trial, you will be informed of the date and time of your trial.

What is our Bronze Academy?

The Bronze Academy is an integrated program in conjunction with our Learn to Swim Programme which is based at either Yateley Swimming Pool or Aldershot Lido. The purpose of the Bronze Academy is to encourage swimmers to continue in their learn-to-swim program, whilst getting a taste of club swimming and benefiting from additional time in the water in a club environment.

How do I transfer from another club?

Please contact the club and discuss your requirements via email to  We will need to understand the level you are swimming at and your race times.  We can then discuss a trial in the most appropriate squads.  We may ask you to meet with our coaching team to discuss your training.