York City Baths Club is a competitive swimming club operating in a variety of pools in York.
We provide great opportunities for swimmers of all abilities, from swimming lessons within our very own learn to swim scheme, through to competitive swimming training within our squad programme. Opportunities do not stop there however, swimmers are able to become involved in masters swimming and water polo.
The club follows the principles of Long Term Development and focuses entirely on the development of the skill in a fun and friendly swimming environment. Swimmers at York City Baths Club compete in a variety of competitions, ranging from graded meets to National Championships. We are extremely proud of our historic achievements – including 5 Olympians to date!
The club has strong links with the City of York Council, York St. John University and a whole host of other swimming programmes across North Yorkshire.
YCBC National Squad swimmer Lauren Gaunt-Edwards competed in the Independent Schools Association championships last weekend at the London Aquatic Centre, home of the London 2012 Olympic Games.
YCBC swimmers from National and Regional Squad competed at the Level 1 Burns Meet in Sheffield over the weekend of 27th and 28th January.
Six of YCBCs top swimmers qualified for 17 events in the Swim England Winter National Championships during December at Ponds Forge. This represented a significant increase from last year with one swimmer qualifying in one event at […]
Learn to Swim
We provide a high standard of York based swimming lessons in a safe environment for children of all abilities from 4 years of age.
Our teaching scheme is based on principles of the ASA’s National Plan for Teaching Swimming. We focus on the children gaining confidence in the water and having fun whilst developing their technique, skill and stamina.
We offer quality coaching for competitive swimmers, providing a path from our learn to swim programme right through to the highest level of competition.
Our training section consists of 8 training squads that covers all aspects of developing a swimmers needs. Each squad has its own qualified coaches, entry criteria, training times and training locations.
Become a Volunteer
York City Baths Club is heavily reliant upon the support of it’s volunteers. Our volunteer base is derived from the local community and is made up of parents, grandparents, swimming teachers and coaches, officials and a number of our older swimmers.
The club require volunteers to fulfil a variety of roles, so there is sure to be something to suit everyone.