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Jess Shaw - Swimming Club Captain
Swimming Club
Swimming Club


The University of Birmingham Swimming Club is an all-inclusive club, that caters for all levels of swimmers. Whether you are a beginner or an international competitor; becoming part of the swimming club will expand your social circles, forge friendships and provide you with some of the best memories of your university experience.

Our program offers a prosperous training environment that is fully campus-based with all training sessions taking place in our 50m swimming pool within University of Birmingham Sport and Fitness. The performance squad and scholars are supported by our high-performance centre that includes experts in the fields of sports science, strength and conditioning, sport psychology, physiotherapy, nutrition, and lifestyle consultancy. Practitioners work closely with swimming coaches to deliver an effective program with an athlete-centered approach to training.

Performance Swimming

Do you currently swim competitively and are interested in competing for/training during your time at the University of Birmingham? Register your interest below and your details will be passed on to our performance coach.


How to get involved


To discover more and get involved, come and meet current club members at Sport & Fitness Fair on Tuesday 21 September in the Sport & Fitness Arena from 10am-5pm. This is the best place to find about trials and taster sessions. You will be asked to register your interest using the ‘Register Interest’ form above, and then you will receive confirmation of the dates of trials and taster sessions in a follow up email. If you would prefer, you can also fill in the form before Sport & Fitness Fair, but you will not receive any further information until the evening of Tuesday 21 September.

If you have any questions for the club before Sport & Fitness Fair, please contact the club directly via the red contact us button or their social media pages.

Following trials and taster sessions, if you would like to join the club you must purchase a membership online. To purchase a membership, please click the yellow join us button above.

Please note, on top of the club membership fee there is a £16 fee that covers personal accident insurance when training or competing for the University, as well as a contribution to the costs of affiliation to various national governing bodies. This fee also allows you access to free cross-training sessions such as circuits and yoga, and is only payable once so if you did decide to join a second club then you would not need to pay a second fee.

Key contacts

Head Coach: Gary Humpage

Club Presidents: Liam Snook & Sian James