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...]

8th Future Stars Open Swim Meet

Entries for the 2018 Future Stars have now closed and it is pleasing to report that the event has received fantastic support from all clubs across the North West. Unfortunately we have had to implement our rejection policy to ensure that we have a … [Read more...]

Qualifying Window For 2019 & 2020 Announced

The Qualification Window for the 2019 British Summer Championships and Home Nation summer meets will run from 22nd March – 27th May 2019 (inclusive). 9 week window The Summer Championships and the three respective home nation summer meets form … [Read more...]

Synchro Success For Greta

Another success story for the club is Greta Hampson who has gained major success in the sport of synchronised swimming. Greta who develops her aerobic capacity for the sport by training with Wigan BEST on a regular basis which has kept her families … [Read more...]

England Talent Selection For 3 Swimmers

Congratulations to Olivia Sheehan, Rachel Hornby, and Liam Carey on their well deserved selection onto the England Talent Programme. Each swimmer has been selected based on their excellent performance and development throughout the 2017/18 season … [Read more...]

Wigan BEST County Selection

We have only just started the new season and the good news keeps coming with announcement of the selection of Georgiana Bot and Hannah Sheehan to the Lancashire County Team to compete in the prestigious Inter-County Final to be held in Sheffield in … [Read more...]

Harley Moves On

On behalf of Wigan BEST we would like to wish every success to Harley Beentjes who has now moved on to his chosen university Edinburgh were he will combine his studies in art and design with his competitive swimming with the excellent programme that … [Read more...]

Day 4 English Nationals & BEST Swimmers Continue To Make Finals

Wigan BEST swimmers continue to producer their personal best times in Sheffield on day 4 of the English Summer National Championships. Competing  in her first nationals 13 year-old Olivia Sheehan stormed in to the final of the 12-13 years 200m … [Read more...]