About Bramcote Swimming Club
Bramcote Swimming Club was founded in 1965, when our 'home' pool at Bramcote Leisure Centre was built. The club has since enjoyed continuous activity and a strong membership, helping thousands of swimmers to develop their interest in the sport.
Our vision is to equip our swimmers in achieving their full potential. Our club values are
- To respect all members, parents, coaches and officials
- To commit to train, compete, achieve whilst having fun
- To be an ambassador for the club at all times
- To encourage swimmers to strive for individual and team success
We aim to achieve this by providing a secure, caring and orderly environment where each child is encouraged to work together during training and to compete as a team as well as an individual.
We hold annual club championships, and encourage all members to compete in a range of competitions from local galas through to national championships, participating in both team and individual events. We work closely with Broxtowe Council and local schools to grow our membership and develop the sport long term within the borough. The club feeds many of its more talented swimmers through to Nottingham Nova Centurion, the county squad, where development to the highest level (international) training is available. 2015 saw the launch of AquaStars, our artistic swimming team, already the largest club in the East Midlands region and with teams competing at National level.
Joining the Club
The Bramcote Swimming Club Academy accepts children from the age of 4. Beginners are accepted up to the age of 7. Launched in January 2017, it prepares talented young swimmers for club swimming. The Academy works alongside your child’s existing swim school and sessions at the Academy are in addition to lessons at your child’s swim school. If your child doesn't currently attend a swim school but is interested in joining the Academy, please get in touch to discuss the options. Your child will be one of a small group of children all of a similar level of competence. We run sessions in the Main Pool at Bramcote Leisure Centre and at The Lenton Centre. All sessions are led by Swim England Level 2 qualified swimming teachers with support from other qualified teachers and poolside volunteers who are all fully DBS checked and have undergone safeguarding training, in line with SwimMark guidance. (SwimMark is Swim England's ‘quality’ mark). All sessions are supervised by a qualified lifeguard.
We also welcome enquiries from children and adults who are competent swimmers. Newcomers are assessed by the coaching staff and are placed into groups based upon their age and capabilities. Main Pool swimmers train in one of our swim squads, based on their age and capabilities.
Representing the Club
The swimming squads represent the Club in competitive galas around the region. Bramcote hosts some of the galas, but we also travel to places like Hucknall, Mansfield, Sutton-in-Ashfield, Braunstone, and Carlton to name just a few!
How do I Join?
If you'd like to come and see what a session is like and/or sign up for a free taster session, please get in touch by filling in your details on our 'Join Us' page. There is no obligation.