Lancaster City Amateur Swimming and Water Polo Club is a SwimMark accredited competitive Swimming and Water Polo club based at Salt Ayre Sports Centre.

We are a friendly, relaxed, yet competitive club with a focus on helping each member to develop their ability to be the best they can be in every aspect of their chosen aquatic sport. Get in touch to find out more, or click here to book your trial.


Amateur Swimming & Water Polo Club


We offer a development programme for athletes from stage 6 swimming to National events. The club encourages it’s swimmers to enter our club galas each year as well as Open Meets that are held across the region and beyond, where they can improve their personal best (PB) times before entering County Championships, Regional Championships and National Championships. 
We also support athletes swimming for multi-sport competition.



We are arguably one, if not the most successful club, in the UK with a record breaking nine British Championship titles and a staggering eleven Senior National titles. Our members include five Olympic water polo players, two Great Britain water polo coaches and over 20 Great Britain and regional players. We offer mini  polo for children who want to have some fun! Our teams enter a number of national and regional competitions as well as encouraging our members to play for the regional and GB teams.


The club was established in 1889 and has over 130 years experience in both swimming and water polo. We are the only club in the Lancaster District to provide both competitive swimming and water polo. We are well represented in various competitive leagues, from local to national and hold many national and regional titles. 
If you want to be part of our future, complete our request for a trial form and arrange to try swimming, water polo or even volunteer to help.