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.
Teaching Section, July 2016 Speed Awards
Results of the July 2016 Speed Awards can be viewed by clicking through the links below.
Thursday 21st July 2016
Thursday 14th July 2016
2016 Gala Calendar
The 2016 gala calendar can be viewed by clicking here. Meet dates and associated information packs, conditions, schedules and YCBC entry forms are uploaded regularly, so please get in to the habit of checking it on a regular basis. A summary of recent activity is given below.
The 2016 gala calendar has been updated to cover the start of the new season (September to December). Links to meet information have been included where available and will be added later where not. YCBC entry forms will be made available in due course.
Yorkshire Winter Competition (25m), Lower Age Groups (9, 10, 11, 12), October 2016
Yorkshire Winter Competition (25m), Upper Age Groups (13, 14, 15, 16 and over), October 2016
The schedule, qualifying times and an entry form are now available to view / download on the gala calendar.
Entries by Monday 12th September
Spenborough Bonfire Bash, November 2016
A meet pack and an entry form are now available to view / download on the gala calendar.
Entries by Tuesday 13th September
ASANER Age Group Championships (25m), November 2016
ASANER Senior & Junior Championships (25m), November 2016
The conditions, a schedule, qualifying times and an entry form are now available to view / download on the gala calendar.
Entries by Monday 17th October
Information about a number of masters competitions are now available to view / download on the gala calendar.
Josh Spencer can be contacted via the following email address: firstname.lastname@example.org
YCBC Dedicated Page at ProSwimwear:
Buy from ProSwimwear and earn commission for the Club!
ProSwimwear is Europe’s largest store for competitive swimwear and training equipment. They offer a great range of products at very competitive prices and regularly promote additional discounts and special offers. The Executive Committee is delighted to be able to announce that the Club has become a member of the ProSwimwear affiliate programme. This means that YCBC will receive commission on every purchase made by a YCBC member. For that association to be made, you must access the dedicated YCBC page on the ProSwimwear website using a special link, which can be activated either by clicking here or by clicking the image below. Happy shopping!
Please note that once on the ProSwimwear website, if you bookmark the YCBC page and use that as a future means of access, the YCBC member association will not be made and the club will not receive commission on any purchases you make i.e. for the Club to receive commission on your purchase you must access the Proswimwear website via the special link above.
Two YCBC masters swimmers competed in the ASA National Open Water Festival, held at the Rother Valley Country Park on 24rd and 24th July 2016.
A trio of York City Baths Clubs swimmers competed at the British Summer Championships last week and brought home a clutch of medals and successes for their Club.
York City Baths Club is delighted to announce that several of its swimmers have achieved the accolade of being invited to swim at this year’s British Summer Championships and/or the ASA National Summer Championships, to be held […]
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.