swimming

Play for fun

If you don’t fancy the commitment of joining a team, then come along to Active Campus Swimming where you can turn up and swim for fun.

Our friendly student activators will be on hand to welcome you and guide you through the session.

When: Tuesdays 12:00 – 13:00 Thursdays 12:00 – 13:00
Where: Manchester Aquatics Centre
How to sign up: There is no need to register – just turn up and swim.
Cost: Free
Contact: Darren Waldron d.waldron@mmu.ac.uk

Active Campus timetable

Represent

Manchester Met Swimming is one of our performance sports, which provides an integrated pathway alongside the City of Manchester Swim team (CoMAST). This pathway is the first Swim England Performance Centre and is supported by British Swimming and British Para-Swimming.

BUCS level

The swim club competes in all BUCS competitions as well as hosting various external galas.

For more details on joining this club, please email us at sportclubs@mmu.ac.uk.

Our sport staff

Coaches and support staff

Mark Rose is the Head Coach of CoMAST, having coached in numerous Paralympic games and international meets.

Following his success at the Rio Paralympic Games 2016, Mark received the Para Coaching Award of Excellence. 

Megan Jones coaches the swim team alongside coaching with CoMAST.

Our sport facilities

Training facilities and times

The club can access up to 28 hours of training in conjunction with the CoMAST swim teams at Manchester Aquatics Centre.

Scholars

This years Swimming scholars

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Partners, links and pathways

British Para-Swimming

British Para Swimming have already agreed in principle to our Memorandum of Understanding and we are already working collaboratively through academic input, student athletes at the university, flexible study arrangements, cooperation in CPD work for staff and more.

British Swimming

Aligned with our ambitions of becoming a ‘go to’ university for elite athletes who want to commit to a dual career option, we have been working with British Swimming to ensure that this fits both our programmes.

CoMAST

Elite level swimmers are invited to train with CoMAST whilst attending Manchester Met (up to 20 hours of training available a week).

Swim England

Swim England has agreed that the CoMAST / Manchester Met partnership is to become the first Swim England Performance Centre.

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