• June 2013 – Time Trial
  • Swim/Cool Down Protocol
  • LTAD
  • Regional Championship Success

Wigan BEST (Borough Elite Swim Team)

We are a Nationally recognised elite swimming club, based in the North West of England. Wigan BEST works in partnership with WLCT Swim Squad providing the necessary professional support for the Elite swimmer, ensuring every swimmer in the squad has the opportunity to realise their potential.

WLCT has an excellent Aquatic strategy that ensure that swimmers have the opportunity to develop their talents from arm bands to podium success by providing the optimum environment and the opportunities at every stage of their development, this is achieved by utilising the WLCT learn to swim programme, community swimming clubs wlct swim squad and Wigan BEST. This provides a fantastic development path which has helped Wigan to remain one of the countries premier competitive swimming centres.

Latest News

Mia Joins Jennifer On England Talent

Congratulation's to National swimmer Mia Greenough who competed successfully at the English Summer Championships and has been rewarded with selection to the Swim England phase 1 Talent Programme and will join our other member Jennifer Green in … [Read More...]

Wigan BEST Future Stars Open Meet 2017

Once again we will be holding our very popular future stars open meet at the Wigan Life Centre, over the weekend of 17th, 18th & 19th November 2017. The meet now in its 7th year attracts swimmers from throughout north west and in the last few … [Read More...]

England Talent Selection For Jennifer

Following her excellent performance at the Swim England Summer Championships Jennifer Green has been re selected to the 2017/18 England Talent Programme. This is a 3 day programme with day 1 taking place 1st October 2017 at Accrington day 2 11th … [Read More...]

Day 5 – On The Final Day 3 Swims & 3 Finals

Day 5 and Charlotte Nester, Mia Greenough, and Emma Haynes where all in action.  Charlotte powered  her way into her 6th final, out of 6 swims when she made the final of the 16 year's 200m backstroke, swimming strongly throughout the … [Read More...]

Day 4 – Silver For Dec & 6 More Finals

On day 4 and 8 more great swims from our swimmers, with 6 going through to tonight's final's. In the 18 year's and over 400m freestyle Declan Hall produced a excellent performance to take a brilliant silver medal in a time of 4:07.54. In the men's 17 … [Read More...]

Day 3 – Second Gold For Harley

Another great day's swimming from our swimmers competing in the English Championships, 4 swims and 4 finals. The evening finals commenced with Harley Beentjes who continued his excellent form and produced another lifetime best performance to take … [Read More...]

Day 2 – Two More Finalist & Another Medal For Jennifer

Jennifer Green swam herself into lane 2 for tonight's 14 year's 200m breaststroke with a time 2:46.61. In the final Jennifer pushed all the way finishing strong down the 2nd 100m to push herself in to another silver medal position in a brilliant … [Read More...]

Notice Board

Temporary Session Changes

There will be some temporary session changes during the summer, these can be found by going to the menu above Swim Squad and "Session Changes."

2017 BEST Membership

Wigan BEST membership for 2017 are now due. Could we please ask that all members ensure that membership is up to date and the correct ASA membership is paid.

Competition Information

Wigan BEST competition plan and meet information can be found by going to the menu and clicking on the "Meets" heading

Closing Date Reminders

Future Stars Open Meet