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Who we are

Arfon Swimming Club

We are a friendly, sociable swimming club based in Caernarfon and Bangor in North Wales. Come and join us if you’re 18 or over and want to improve your swimming skills, speed and fitness,

New members are always welcome, come along for a free assessment session. Many members enjoy open water swimming and triathlons and the Club is affiliated to Swim Wales. We have four weekly training sessions at the Aquatics and Healthy Lifestyles Centres in Bangor and Caernarfon.

Tuesday 8.00pm - 9.00pm, Bangor

Fitness - mixed strokes

Thursday 8.00pm - 9.00pm, Caernafon 

Technique and front crawl fitness

Friday 5.30pm - 6.30pm, Bangor

Technique and fitness - mixed strokes

Sunday 8:15am-9:15am, Caernarfon 

Improvers, Technique - mixed strokes

The lanes range from easy to fast so we can cater for swimmers of all abilities.

Membership and Session Fees

Club membership costs £40 and lasts for 12 months from the date your forms & payment are received. 

Please complete the Membership Form

There are different ways you can pay for sessions. Choose the method that works best for you:

    Once a week swim: £26 per month

Monthly standing order only - please put your name as the reference.

    Up to 4 swims per week: £44 per month

Monthly standing order only - please put your name as the reference.

    'Pay As You Go': £8 per swim for occasional swimmers.

Monthly payments are neither transferable nor refundable. 

Payment details

Bank details for standing orders (please use your name as the reference so we can see who the payment has come from):

Account Name: Arfon Masters Swimming Club

Lloyds Bank     Account no: 00399931     Sort code: 30-90-43

Club Documents

Membership Form

Members Information Pack

Code of Conduct

Keeping Members Safe Policy

Inclusion Policy

Club News

Life Membership Award to Helen Hughes

Helen Hughes receives her Life Membership from Coach Roy.

35th Annual Arfon Gala

Sunday 6th October 2024, Llandudno

25m, 50m, 100m, 200m all strokes

100m, 200m, 400mIM

400m and 1500m freestyle

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Officials' Sign Up

Improvers Course

Can you swim a length & you'd like to swim it better? Then our adult (18 or over) Improvers courses are definitely for you.

Improvers courses are run in 10 week blocks (with the occassional break), coached by our ASA qualified coach Roy Woolliscroft.

They cost £80 and run on Sundays, 8.15am - 9.15am at Caernarfon Pool

To book a place please email:

Places are limited so booking ahead is essential. 

Club Kit

You can order t-shirts and a really smart jacket, personalised with your name if required. 

Order online form Sional in Llanfairfechan, so you can pick up orders in person:

Club Shop

Club Trophy Winners 

Trophys are based on results from the Club gala. They are presented at our annual Christmas Dinner:

2023 Trophy Winners

Vivienne Brame Cup (fastest female) Cara Lee

Brittania Carpets Trophy (fastest male) Charles Bishop 

Dorothy Jones Cup (most female points) Ruth Elliot

Arthur Dilworth Cup (most male points) Pete Edwards

Edna Dilworth Cup (nearest GB record 200m IM) Helen Hughes

Ann Whatham Cup (volunteer of the year) Helen Hughes 

Norman Runham (overcoming adversity) John Connolly

Swimmer of the Year (most improved) Sue Illsley