• Swim/Cool Down Protocol
  • International Training Camp 2013
  • Regional Championship Success
  • LTAD
  • ASA Swim North West Youth Champs 2013
  • June 2013 – Time Trial

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

3 Junior Swimmers Selected For England Regional Talent Programme

Congratulations to Jessica Williamson, Georgina Bot and Liam Carey based on their Regional Championship performances have each been selected to England Talent "Regional Development Programme" This is an excellent achievement for the swimmers. The … [Read More...]

4 BEST Relays Qualify For British Summer Nationals

Another fantastic point in the clubs development has been reached with the confirmation of 4 of our relay teams qualifying from the Regional Championships, to compete in this summers British Championships to take place in Sheffield this … [Read More...]

10 BEST Swimmers Qualify For Summer Nationals

Following a long qualifying period of tough competition running from March to the end of May 10 Wigan BEST swimmers have achieved highest enough rankings to secure invites to compete in the summer British and English … [Read More...]

Wigan BEST Team Kit

The management committee are pleased to announce that our club team kit can now be ordered directly from our supplier, who are Stitch-rite Ltd of Leigh. Orders can be made directly over the phone on 01942 683900. Payment can be … [Read More...]

British Championships April 2017

Congratulations to Hannah Sheehan, Charlotte Nester, Harley Beentjes and Dec Hall who have all achieved the tough British Championship qualifying times. These swimmers will be competing in the highlight National event of the year to be held in … [Read More...]

Memorial Service For Former Head Coach

A memorial service has been arranged to celebrate the life and achievements of former Head Coach Keith Bewley. The service will be held at 12 noon on Friday 17th February 2017  at Wigan Sports Club (Formerly known as Wigan … [Read More...]

Wigan Mourns The Death Of Former Head Coach

It is with deep regret and sadness that we have learned of the sudden passing of former Head Coach Keith Bewley. In 1972 Haydn Rigby who was the manager of Wigan International pool which was one of only 5 * 50m pools in the country, had set a side … [Read More...]

Notice Board

Temporary Session Changes

National Swimmers please note that your session Friday 16th & 23rd June 2017 at Wigan 6pm-8pm will finish at 7:30pm. Also Tuesday 20th h June 2017 Wigan 6am-8am session will be cancelled.

Please accept our sincere apologies for this unavoidable change.

Could we ask parents to keep a regular check of our website to ensure you are up to date with news of any changes with sessions. Any changes made and these can be found by going to the menu above Swim Squad and temporary 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