Swimming Clubs in the ACT

The ACT district has a number of strong and vibrant Swim Clubs, which local swimmers are encouraged to join.  All offer professional coaching for swimmers on many levels, from learn-to-swim right through to Australian National Championship qualifiers.  These Clubs are based at swimming facilities all over Canberra, and all welcome enquiries from prospective new members.

Clubs are invited to send us additional details (including phone/email contacts and logos) if they would like these published.

Crookwell Aquatots Sea Dragons Swimming Club
Formed in 2015, Aquatots is the latest club to become affiliated with Swimming ACT. They are based in Forde.
Burley Griffin Burley Griffin Amateur Swim Club
Burley Griffin Swimming Club caters for all swimmers ranging from development squad swimmers to Australian Team members. The club has a proven pathway for swimmers. The club is located at the Canberra Grammar School's indoor 25m pool in Red Hill. The club hosts it's club night on the first Friday of each month and welcomes swimmers of all standards and ages to enjoy a fun-filled night. For further information regarding the club please visit the clubs website http://burleygriffin.swimming.org.au/.

Canberra Amateur Swimming Club
Canberra ASC was established on 1 December 1930 and has a long, rich and proud history supporting swimming in the ACT.  Our members train in the ACT at the Gungahlin Leisure Centre as part of the YMCA Swim Squad program and with Club Aquatics as part of the AIS swim school program.

Gungahlin Leisure Centre

Canberra ASC has its home at the Gungahlin Leisure Centre in north Canberra.  The centre is a partnership between the ACT Government and the YMCA.  The YMCA delivers a swimming program at the Gungahlin Leisure Centre that includes swimming lessons for children from 6 months of age through to a competitive swim squad program for all levels of competitive swimmer.

More details about the Swim squad program can found on the Gungahlin Leisure Centre website.

Club Aquatics (AIS Swim School)

Canberra ASC members also train with Club Aquatics as part of the AIS Swim School at the Australian Institute of Sport in Bruce. The AIS delivers  a swim programme ranging from infant aquatics and school age programmes through to adult learn to swim and Club Aquatics for competitive level swimmers.

Club Aquatics have many highly qualified coaches including Natalie Menzies and Alex Timms who share the coaching responsibilities for the senior squad.

More details about the AIS Swim School program and, in particular, Club Aquatics can be found on the AIS website.

For further information about Canberra ASC please visit our web site www.canberra.swimming.org.au or contact our club President at president@canberra.org.au.

Crookwell Crookwell Amateur Lifesaving and Swimming Club
Now part of the ACT area, Crookwell operates throughout the summer months. Contact club president, Rob Huskinsson, on (02) 4836 7388 for more details.
CRUIZ CRUIZ Swim Club
CRUIZ Swim Club was established in March 2003 and caters for all levels of competitive swimmers - from the very beginner, all the way through to the seasoned national-level competitor. Our coaches Ingrid Mears and Kate Piper are also able to offer stroke correction and fitness sessions to adults, non-competitive swimmers and other athletes (e.g. water polo players and triathletes).

CRUIZ Swim Club is based at the Canberra Olympic Pool - cnr of Constitution Ave and Allara Street, Canberra City and you can contact us via our Website or by post at:
CRUIZ Swim Club
PO Box 398
Gungahlin ACT 2912
Dickson Dickson Amateur Swimming Club
Dickson operates from Dickson Aquatic Centre, Cowper St, Dickson during summer.  Dickson is a 'family' swimming club encouraging broad-based participation in swimming by people of all ages.  For further information please check our Website or write to Dickson Swimming Club Inc. PO Box 762, Dickson, ACT 2602.
Ginninderra Swimming Club
Based at the Canberra International Sports and Aquatic centre (CISAC), 100 Eastern Valley Way, Belconnen, 2617, the Club caters for swimmers of all ages and ability levels from the novice to the elite. The club has a strong presence at all local meets and is a strong contender at NSW Country, NSW State and Australian National Championships. Coaching is provided by CISAC Swim Academy at CISAC.
Visit the club's website at www.ginninderramarlins.org.au for more information.
Contact club President at president@ginninderramarlins.org.au
Goulburn Goulburn Amateur Swimming Club
Now part of the ACT area, Goulburn is poised to become a major strength with its new year-round indoor training pool.  Contact Mark Cummins, PO Box 623, Goulburn, NSW, 2580.
Kings Swimming Club ACT
Formed in 2014, the Kings Swimming Club ACT trains out of the Kings Swim Schools which operate at several locations across Canberra. Supported by the Kings Learn to Swim program the Club provides a competitive pathway to swimmers looking to compete at all levels of competition.

Visit the club's website at kingsact.swimming.org.au/ for more information.
Contact club President at abr54447@bigpond.net.au
Queanbeyan Leagues Swimming Club - est. 1921

Queanbeyan Leagues Swimming Club (QLSC) offers training at the Queanbeyan Aquatic Centre six days per week. Our club aims to promote enjoyment of swimming and competitive swimming at all levels and provides opportunities for swimmers to improve technique and performance through a variety of activities. Your coaches will provide a friendly and positive training environment to achieve your goals. We are always keen to encourage a strong club spirit. 

Club Nights are held over the summer months. The Point Score Competition will be conducted on these nights and caters for the needs of developing swimmers of all levels. Points are awarded for improvement in personal best times as well as for competing. The program includes all strokes and distances. 

Please visit the Club's website http://www.qlsc.com.au for further information or contact our committee at qlscenquiries@gmail.com.

QTS QT Swimming
Formed in late 2013 QT Swimming is the competitive arm of the Queanbeyan Leagues and Telopea swimming clubs.
Telopea Telopea Amateur Swimming Club
Telopea is a strong club with a rich history approaching 50 years in November 2014. The club is committed to swimming excellence at all levels ranging from novice to Olympian and Paralympian. The home of Telopea is at the Phillip Swimming and Ice Skating Centre in the Woden area, with training also at Canberra Girls Grammar School and the Queanbeyan Aquatic Centre. Telopea also conducts Learn to Swim classes at Phillip Pool in the summer season. For further information please visit our website: http://www.telopeaswimclub.org.au/telopea2/index.html or contact Head Coach Les Barclay on 0403 037 454 (lbar1696@bigpond.com) or come and see us at Phillip Pool after 4pm weekdays (October to March).
Tuggeranong Vikings Tuggeranong Vikings Swim Club
Tuggeranong Vikings warmly welcomes new members to join our family oriented club. Operating from the Lakeside Leisure Centre in Tuggeranong, we have silver level and other qualified coaching staff. We pride ourselves on balancing the fun of swimming with the personal satisfaction of serious competition. We cater for all levels of swimming up to Australian Open Championships standard and introduce competition through our 25 metre events at family club nights. Tuggeranong Vikings have long been one of the top ACT Swim Clubs having won the President's trophy several years in a row. Why not ask about our next club night and drop in to see us in action (and enjoy a sausage from the BBQ!)

For any information about the club, please call 0415 167 416. For squad and coaching information in particular email at swimcoach@grapevine.com.au
Woden Swimming Club Woden Swim Club
Woden Swimming Club was established in 1971 and trains in the heated indoor pool at the Tuggeranong Lakeside Leisure Centre. Woden Swim Club provides a comprehensive training regime for both junior and senior swimmers. Woden offers an inclusive and supportive environment for both swimmers and parents. Please visit the Club's web site for further information or come and see us at the pool after 4:30pm on weekdays.