• LTAD
  • 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

Wigan BEST Swim Squad Update

Wigan Pool Update. Maintenance work on Wigan Pool is progressing as planned and looks like will be open as scheduled on the 5th June, which mean's that the squad will move back in to the pool on Monday 10th June 2019. However the maintenance work … [Read More...]

BEST Top Club In Blackpool

Congratulations to all our swimmers who competed over the Bank-Holiday weekend in Blackpool, and came away with the top club trophy. All our swimmers really where on top form producing personal best time after personal best time, and taking an array … [Read More...]

4 Swimmers Qualify For Glasgow

Swimmers from left to rightJennifer Green - Hannah Sheehan - Jodie Gittins - Rachel Hornby The 2019 British Swimming Championships will take place in Glasgow from the 16th to 21st April. This event is one of the main events of the season with … [Read More...]

Gold for Jennifer

Jennifer with her gold medal Jennifer Green opened the Summer National Qualifying window with two excellent performances at last weekends ESSA National Championships in Crawley. Competing for the North West Jennifer started the weekend with an … [Read More...]

Temporary Closure of Wigan Pool

As reported last week the council have announced the temporary closure of Wigan Pool for essential repairs. The pool will close from the 1st April and reopen on the 5th June 2019. This does have an impact on the squad and we have reassigned some … [Read More...]

Swimmers Selected To Swim In English Schools

Congratulations to Hannah Sheehan, Jennifer Green and Jodie Gittins who have all been selected to represent the North West in the English Schools National final to take place in Crawley from the 22nd March to 24th March 2019. From Left to … [Read More...]

5 Swimmers Qualify For English Winter Championships

5 Wigan BEST swimmers have achieved the tough English Winter Championships Qualifying Times and will compete in Sheffield in the National event to be held from the 14th to 16th December. Jennifer Green will be competing in the ladies 100 & 200 … [Read More...]

Notice Board

Wigan Pool

Wigan main pool will re-open on the 10th June 2019 to the squad. However due to the small pool being closed until the 28th July 2019 there will be some slight changes to our normal programme. To view these changes please go to the menu above "Swim Squad" "Session Changes".

Would AGP please note that their session on Mondays will commence at 6.30pm for 1.5 hrs

2019 Wigan BEST Annual Membership Fee Now Due

2019 membership fee is now due and should be paid no later than the 31st January 2019. The committee are pleased to announce that the annual fee will remain the same as last year. For full details and to download the 2019 membership form please go to "Membership" on the main menu above.

Temporary Session Changes

We do advise that you keep a check on your emails and regularly check this website to keep up to date with any necessary changes that we may need to make from time to time. Any changes may be found by going to the menu above click on "Swim Squad" and then "Session Changes."

Competition Information

Wigan BEST competition plan and meet information can be found by going to the menu and clicking on the "Meets" heading. Next Swim Meet

Closing Date Reminders

Southport End of Season Meet

This is a level 3 meet our final open meet of the season and a great opportunity to lower your timesEntries Returned No Later Than 28th May 2019