• April 2013 – Time Trial
  • International Warm Weather Training Camp
  • ASA Swim North West Regional Age Group Champs

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


Swimmers Selected To Attend County Talent Camp

Congratulations to 3 of our swimmers who have all been selected to attend the Lancashire County Age Group Talent Camp in September. Amber Gower, Samuel Briscoe and Jennifer Green have been selected based upon their excellent performances … [Read More...]


British National Youth Championships

Wigan BEST youth swimmers had a lot to live up to following the fantastic results from the age group swimmers the previous week. Rachel Byrne commenced the week with solid swim in the 19 years and over 200m Medley finishing the heats with a personal … [Read More...]


BEST Swimmers Medal In Swansea

Wigan BEST swimmers have also been in action at Welsh ASA National Swimming Championships in Swansea over past week, and continuing the excellent results for the club. Leading the way was 14 year old Matthew Silvester who competed in 7 events. … [Read More...]

2014-05-09 16.30.06

Swimmers Excel At Nationals

NATIONAL AGE GROUP HIGHLIGHTS The swimmers went in to this meet following an excellent phase of training with individual aims and each swimmer came away with a positive experience. Ellie Molyneux without doubt has shown some excellent results for … [Read More...]


2014 National Swimmers

On behalf of Wigan BEST we would like to wish all our swimmers who are competing in the British National Age Group, Youth and Senior Championships in Sheffield  and the Welsh Nationals in Swansea  the best of luck. Our swimmers are - British Age … [Read More...]

2014-05-09 16.28.53

Hannah Joins National Group

Congratulations to 12 year-old Hannah Sheehan who has been offered a full-time place with the WLCT Swim Squad National Development Group. During 2013/14 season Hannah has developed to an excellent standard which has seen her achieve and compete at … [Read More...]


James Achieves National Time In Aberdeen

13 year-old James Cross competing at the Scottish National Age Group Championships in Aberdeen has become the 10th Wigan BEST swimmer to achieve their National Qualifying Times. It came in the 13 year boys 200m Backstroke where James finished in … [Read More...]

Notice Board


Please note that all facilities will be closed on Bank-Holiday Monday 25th August 2014 and as such all WLCT Swim Squad sessions have been cancelled.


Wlct Swim Squad has made some session changes from the the 28th July 2014 through to the end of August 2014. These changes can be found by going to the menu "WLCT Swim Squad" and to "Temporary Session Changes" .

National Group Saturday Morning

From Saturday 9th May 2014 our Saturday National Group session will now commence at 6:20am to 8:20am with the Land-Training 8:40am - 9:20am

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