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City of Hereford Swimming Club is Herefordshire's Premier competitive swimming club, boasting swimmers at county, regional and National level.

We cater for all levels of swimmer, both competitive and non-competitive, and strive to give every member an opportunity to be the best they can be.

Our mission is to:

"improve participation and performance in swimming"


Our aims are to:

  1. To encourage as many individuals to participate in the sport of swimming regardless of their age or level of swimming competence (within the constraints of its existing resources or available space).
  2. To provide a safe, structured environment in which swimmers can enjoy developing those skills essential for competitive and social swimming
  3. To improve the performance of keen and talented individuals in the sport at all levels of British competitive swimming


We currently have over 250 athletes across our Hereford, Ross-on-Wye, and Leominster sites — arranged into performance levels from academy to elite and the water polo team.

The club, as it is known today, officially dates back to 1905 - but can trace its history and roots back a further 30-50 years before that - with regular competitions taking place in the River Wye, close to the site of the current Hereford Leisure Pool.