Swim Wales Membership
Membership Categories & Prices
Please see Membership Categories and Prices below...
Category 1 - £32.00 (10 and Under)
Category 2 - £34.00 (Competitive 10 and Over)
Category 3 - £22.00 (Non-Competitive)
Category 4 - £30.00 (Competitive Over 70)
Category 5 - £22.00 (Non- Competitive Over 70)
**Reduced period from 1st January – 31st March - £15.00 for all categories.
Any new member of an affiliated Swim Wales club must complete this form and return to their club membership officer. Any new individual members must complete this form and submit this to the central membership team - email@example.com .Click Here
Welsh Eligibility Criteria
Please see Welsh Eligibility Criteria below...
To change the members country of representation the following criteria would need to be met, according to the Swim Wales Rules:
An Individual Member shall be eligible for selection to represent Wales at a swimming event :
a) if he or she was born in Wales; or
b) if his or her parent or a grandparent was born in Wales; or
c) if he or she has been continuously resident in Wales for more than 12 months if aged 16 or under - or 36 months or over if aged over 16; and
d) (Subject to the next two clauses e) and f) - he or she has not represented another country in the sport of swimming as defined.
e) Subject to the next clause
f) After having represented one Commonwealth Country at the Commonwealth Games, a competitor may not represent another Commonwealth Country unless he or she receives the approval of FINA, the relevant IF and the Affiliated CGAs of the two Commonwealth Countries concerned. Applications under this article must be submitted to the Directors at least 12 months prior to the commencement of the Games. The IF is the International Sports Federation of the country in question. The CGA is the Commonwealth Games Association of the country in question.
N.B. Please note the criteria to represent Wales at the Commonwealth games will be differ from the above the criteria for this is:
Eligibility of Athletes
7.4 All athletes must be eligible to compete by nationality for Wales as per the CGF Constitution.
7.5 All athletes must hold a British passport.
7.6 Each athlete must either have been:-
7.6.1 Born in Wales;
7.6.2 Have a Welsh parent; or
7.6.3 Have applied for and been granted a dispensation.
7.7 There are some areas where we ask for dispensation, most commonly 5 years residency. This is 5 years continuous up to the Games.
Please alert the CGCW office – firstname.lastname@example.org to any athlete who may need dispensation.
Please see Membership Benefits below...
As a Swim Wales Member you will receive a wide range of benefits and support, whatever level you are on, from beginner to elite athlete, from club volunteer to aquatics provider.
- Insurance: Insured for all Affiliated Club activities dry side/wet side, alltraining physical or virtual and Club operations.
- Access to Swim Wales licensed competitions home & abroad
- Access to Meet support – Templates, meet scheduling, financial modelling support etc
- Association with the National Governing Body for Aquatics in Wales
- Access to Policies and Procedures: Templates, policies, content and telephone support
- Governance Support: Welfare, Safeguarding, MyConcern case management software, Parental Support, Members Support, Clubstructure and support in the region
- DBS Facility as part of the safe recruitment processes
For full list of membership benefits, please click below...
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Frequently Asked Questions
How do I access my 25% TYR unique discount code, for becoming a member?
To access the TYR discount members need to go to https://www.swimming.org/members/25-off-tyr-products-plus-free-delivery/ and register. Once registered they can then login and access their personal discount code.