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

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

North West Regional Consideration Times

Swim England North West Management have now released the Summer Regional Championships Consideration times which can be viewed here > 2018 SENW summer championships Consideration Times    Para consideration times viewed here … [Read More...]

Arena League North West Div 1 Champions

Congratulations to all the swimmers who represented Wigan BEST in the division 1 final last night at Everton Park Sports Centre. A fantastic performance by everyone taking us through as Division 1 champions and promotion to the premier league for … [Read More...]

Charlotte Selected For England Talent

Congratulations to Charlotte Nester who becomes the 5th swimmer from Wigan BEST to be selected on to England Talent programmes. Charlotte has been selected to phase 2 IM talent programme where she will attend 2 camps in Coventry over the weekend … [Read More...]

Howe Bridge Temporary Closure

It has been announced that Howe Bridge Pool will close for a period of approximately 4 weeks from the 27th November 2017, for essential refurbishment. Unfortunately this will have a major impact on squad sessions, and we have put together a … [Read More...]

Hannah Selected For England Talent

Congratulations to Hannah Sheehan who has been selected to attend phase 2 of England Talent Programme. Hannah will attend the Breaststroke skills camp in Sheffield on the 18th/19th December 2017 and again on the 17th/18th March 2018. This … [Read More...]

Over 4000 Entries Received For 7th Future Stars Meet

Over 4000 entries where received for the 2017 Future Stars Open Meet, and Wigan BEST would like to express their thanks to everyone for their support of this years event. Unfortunately to  ensure we meet set by the licence conditions we have … [Read More...]

Full Entry Details Now Available For 2017 Future Stars Meet

Wigan BEST are pleased announce that 2017 Future Stars Event conditions and sportsystem electronic file is now available for download and we look forward to welcoming you to our 2017 event. Full event conditions here   … [Read More...]

Notice Board

Sunday 25th February 2018

Due to the numbers of swimmers competing in the Preston Distance Meet it has been decided to amalgamate all groups (AGP-AGD-JD) on Sunday 25th February and the session will commence at 8:30am- to -10:30am.

Apologies for any inconvenience this may cause.

2018 Wigan BEST Membership

Please note 2018 membership is now due to Wigan BEST.

To represent Wigan BEST all swimmers must have paid their subscription no later than the 14th February 2018.

Full information can be found by going to the menu above and clicking on the "Membership" page.

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

Lancashire Counties - returned by 8th Dec 2017

Future Stars Open Meet