• Swim/Cool Down Protocol
  • June 2013 – Time Trial
  • 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

Hannah & Charlotte Dubai Bound

As part of the "Diploma in Sporting Excellence" programme Hannah Sheehan and Charlotte Giles will fly out to Dubai on Monday morning for a weeks training and will take part in a swim meet the following weekend where the girls will take an opportunity … [Read More...]

3 Swimmers Selected To Represent Lancashire

Congratulations to Francesca Brady, Charlie Collins and Jodies Gittins who have all been selected to represent Lancashire Counties this weekend in Sheffield at the Inter County National Final. Joining the trio of BEST swimmers will be our Assistant … [Read More...]

Jennifer selected on to the “Diploma in Sporting Excellence” programme

Congratulations to Jennifer Green on achieving selection to the Swim England "Diploma in Sporting Excellence" programme. The Diploma in Sporting Excellence (formerly AASE) is a government funded programme designed for young talented … [Read More...]

2 More Medals For BEST Swimmers At English Nationals

A fantastic performance in session 8 of the English Summer Nationals in Sheffield saw Jodie Gittins become the first BEST girl to break 59 seconds for several years when she snatched the bronze medal in the 17/18 year girls 100m freestyle finishing … [Read More...]

Jennifer Strikes GOLD!

Jennifer Green showed her tough character and winning mentality when she powered her way to victory in the 16 years 400m freestyle and taking Wigan BEST first gold medal of the week at the English Nationals in Sheffield, her winning time of 4:28.69 … [Read More...]

16 second pb for Olivia

A fantastic performance by Olivia Sheehan in the 14 year girls 1500m freestyle gave her a brilliant 5th place, in what was a challenging week for Wigan BEST swimmers at the British Swimming Championships in Glasgow. Olivia smashed her personal … [Read More...]

Record 19 BEST Swimmers To Compete At National Events

A record 19 Wigan BEST swimmers have been selected to compete at various National Events over the next 2 weeks. The National campaign commences with the British Summer Championships in Glasgow with 7 swimmers competing over the 6 days from the 23rd … [Read More...]

Notice Board

Temporary Session Changes

Please note we do have some temporary session changes this week. These changes can be found by going to the menu above "Swim Squad" then "Session Changes"

2020 BEST Membership Now Over Due

Swimmers who are still outstanding with their 2020 BEST Membership must pay in full as soon as possible.

Those swimmers still outstanding by the end of next week risk the chance of having their entries for all future meets with Wigan BEST refused.

For full details please go to "Menu" above and click on "Membership"

Competition Information

Wigan BEST competition plan and meet information can be found by going to the menu and clicking on the "Calendar of Events" "Competition"

Swim Meet Closing Date Reminders

CO Liverpool Spring Meet ENTRIES returned 7th Feb 2020.

CO Sunderland National Qualifier ENTRIES returned 7th Feb 2020.

CO Sheffield Premier Meet ENTRIES returned 7th Feb 2020.

SE North West Summer Regional ENTRIES online ONLY no later than Midnight 18th March 2020.

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