About Us

Our Vision

Inspiring Canberrans to be the best swimmer they can be

Our Mission

To provide quality opportunities for the optimum development of all levels of swimming in the ACT and surrounding districts.

Our Values

LEAD - We create new possibilities through creativity and inclusion

BELIEVE - We are committed to success and fulfilling dreams

INTEGRITY - We are honest, transparent and accountable

COLLABORATE - We work and learn together

ENCOURAGE - We are inclusive, respectful and affirming 

Our Organisation

Swimming ACT is the governing body for swimming clubs in the ACT and surrounding district (including Goulburn, Crookwell, Braidwood and Queanbeyan).  It administers the local swimming calendar and provides development opportunities for local swimmers.

Swimming ACT works through a number of local swimming clubs, based at most suitable pools in Canberra as well as Queanbeyan, Goulburn, Braidwood and Crookwell, to provide these opportunities.

Swimming ACT is managed by a Board of Directors who are elected at the AGM in May of each year. The Board elects the President from within their number.

The current Board of Directors are:

Bob Alford (President)

Amanda Phillips

Michael Thorne

Bruce Whitby

Lorraine Wuth

and Michelle Ciaccia (an appointed director)

Swimming ACT can be contacted through its office:

ACT Swimming Office Hours are:

Tuesday - 9am to 4.30pm

Thursday - 9am to 4:30pm


Maitland House

100 Maitland Street

Hackett, ACT, 2602

Telephone: (02) 6257 4837

Fax: (02) 6230 1007

For email: to contact us


Competitions Convenor: Lorraine Wuth

Member Protection Information Officer: Bob Alford

Property Officer: Bob Alford

Publicity Officer: Michelle Ciaccia

Squad Management: Michelle Ciaccia

Registrar: Lorraine Wuth

Technical Committee Convenor: Fiona Johnstone

Governing Documents

Our Constitution


Swimming ACT Rules