Welcome to Watford Swimming Club

Watford Swimming Club is a premier performance driven club based in Hertfordshire. The club runs several squads, from our development squads through to our performance squad. We also run a Masters and an Open Water Squad. We have a dynamic and experienced coaching team led by our Head Coach Jamie Irvine

The club competes in the prestigious London Premier Division of The National Arena Swimming League, Division One of the Hertfordshire Major League and the Hertfordshire Peanuts League. Swimmers of Watford compete on a regular basis at National, Regional and County levels and also take part in local galas held throughout Hertfordshire and beyond. We also hold 4 annual galas at our home pool at Woodside Leisure Centre in Watford. 

The club trains at 25m and 50m pools within the local area including Watford Woodside, Watford Central, Haberdashers Girls School and Luton.


Latest News

Amazing results at County Championships 2024

This news report was written by Amy Harper. The club would love others swimmers to do a write-up of a gala -- please do...

By Gareth Harper

Fantastic performance at National Arena Swimming League Round 2

Our swimmers had a great night at round two of the National Arena Swimming League! There were some great individual swims, and Watford came...

By Gareth Harper

Excellent club performance at Winter Regionals

Watford Swimming Club had a great weekend at the Swim England East Region Winter Short Course Championships, held at Inspire Luton. We took a...

By Gareth Harper

Watford Ocean Warriors Swim to France

They made it! On Monday the 2nd October 2023, Team WOW swam the channel in a time of 9:40:29. All the hard training paid...

By Jeremy Irvine

Head coach reveals exciting changes to training programme

It’s been a busy few months for Watford Swimming Club’s new Head Coach Jamie Irvine. Along with new Assistant Head Coach Tom Sullivan, Jamie...

By Gareth Harper

Local swimmers bring home the medals from regional championships

27 swimmers from Watford Swimming Club returned from the 2023 East Region Long Course Championships with a host of medals and personal best times....

By Gareth Harper

Intense night of action kicks-off Herts Major League

Intense night of action kicks-off Herts Major League A night of high tension witnessed Watford Swimming Club kick-off their season in Division One of...

By Gareth Harper

Watford Swimming Club make a big splash at County Championships

An impressive 62 swimmers from Watford headed to the 2023 Swim England Hertfordshire County Championships in Borehamwood returning with an impressive stash of medals....

By Gareth Harper

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