Amateur Swimming Association British sports organization
Competitive Swimming Clubs Look-Up, type your area in the search box and it will filter as you type. 6, for international swimming purposes, competitive swimming. Northern Ireland falls under the Irish swimming federation, Swim Ireland, and as such British Swimming represents Great Britain, rather than the United Kingdom.
If you are over 18 years of age and looking to join a club you need Masters Swimming. The British Championships organised by British Swimming are held in the Spring. The governance of the organisation has recently come in for significant criticism in an open letter to the Board sent by a number of stakeholders, including several former international swimmers. "Lancaster City Swimming and Water Polo Club".
Further reading edit Keil, Ian/Wix, Don, In the Swim. We have listed website addresses of clubs as the first contact point.