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

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...]

Faye Becomes 3rd BEST Swimmer Selected

13 year-old Faye Bayman will join Jennifer and Mia and becomes Wigan BEST third swimmer to be selected to Swim England's Talent phase 1 programme. Faye selection is deserved reward for her excellent performance at the British and English Summer … [Read More...]

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...]

Notice Board

Temporary Session changes

Due to the Future Stars Open Meet we have had to make some necessary changes to session.

Friday 17th Nov 2019 National Session 6pm-8pm cancelled.

Saturday 18th Nov 2017 & Sunday 19th Nov 2017 All sessions cancelled.

Monday 20th Nov 2017 6am-8am Session cancelled.

7th Future Stars Open Meet

Final meet information and warm up times are available and can be downloaded by going to "Meets" from the menu above and clicking on "Future Stars Open Meet"

We have had an extremely large entry to our meet this year, to ensure the smooth running of the event could we please ask that everyone keeps us updated with any withdrawals.

Withdrawals procedure is available to view on the final meet information.

Thank you for your co-operation.

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 - Closed

Future Stars Open Meet