Tier 4 – Squad Closed

Unfortunately the Government has moved Greater Manchester into Tier 4 and as such mandatory that all Swimming Pools must close at this time, and such the squad will not be able to re-open as planned on the 4th January 2021 and will remain closed … [Read more...]

Return To Training

Following the announcement of the lifting of  lockdown on the 2nd December I am pleased to inform everyone that we are able to open squad session once again, with the first session back being our junior development at Hindley on Wednesday 2nd … [Read more...]

2nd National Lockdown

As from Thursday 5th November all leisure facilities including swimming pools have been forced to close, cancelling all squad sessions until at least the 2nd December. I would like to congratulate all our swimmers on their hard work getting back … [Read more...]

Charlie Selected For Welsh Skill Squad

After all the depressing news over the previous few months it is fantastic to report that following his excellent improvement and development leading up to lock-down BEST member Charlie Collins has been selected to the Swim Wales Skill Development … [Read more...]

Phase 2 post lockdown

Following the first 4 weeks of training as from the 1st September 2020 we are moving on to phase 2 of our return. During this phase we have increased the weekly hours for the swimmers slightly moving nearer to our full programme. SWIM SQUAD PHASE … [Read more...]

3rd August Squad To Re-Open

As you will be aware the government has made an announcement stating that pools may reopen from the 25th July 2020. Inspiring healthy lifestyles has taken the decision, to phase open their facilities. With regards to the squad we will begin on a … [Read more...]

Coronavirus Closes Facilities

Following tonight's announcement by the government it is with regret that as from 9pm tonight (20th March 2020) all Leisure Facilities will close due to coronavirus pandemic. This means that all Wigan BEST Swim Squad training sessions will be … [Read more...]

Olympic Trials & Regional Championships Cancelled

Following meetings by the various management teams it has been announced that April's British Swimming Championships in London and the Swim England North West Regional Summer Championships have been cancelled following the announcement by the … [Read more...]

Lancashire Champions 2020

Wigan BESTLancashire County Age Group Club Champions 2020 An amazing team performance from all of our swimmers at the 2020 Lancashire County Championships meant that Wigan BEST became the top swimming club in Lancashire. The Championships are … [Read more...]

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...]