Woodside & Thornton Heath Swimming Club


Welcome to the Woodside and Thornton Heath Swimming Club website. On this site, you can find out about us, how to become a member and a bit of history about us. For current members, fixtures and training times are posted. Take a look around, and, of course, get in touch if there's anything you would like to know!

Founded 1887
The longest established club in Croydon

Affiliated to CBSA and London Swimming

Affiliated to the Amateur Swimming Association

Useful Information

Club Rules [PDF,41KB] Membership forms

The Club has members from learners to advanced with the emphasis on stroke teaching, with some stamina work included when swimmers are competent. The Learners section will accept children from 5 years upwards. The competition section offers training sessions for juniors and seniors aged from 9 to 21 approximately.

Squads train 2 - 4 nights per week depending on ability and swimmers are entered for Borough and County Championships. The club team competes in local inter-club competitions and swimming leagues.

Notice Board

The latest news from the Club.

Swim Club Christmas Closing

5th December 2011

For the 2011 Christmas & New Year the following will apply:

Normal sessions will be held except:
St Joseph's: Closed Mon 26th Dec & 2nd Jan 2012
Thornton Heath: Closed Tues 27th Dec & 3rd Jan 2012
South Norwood: Closed Thurs 22nd & 29th Dec
Fri 23rd & 30th Dec

2011 Club Champs Full Results

27th November 2011

Please see below for this years Club Champs results for all three galas and the final medals list. Medals will be presented poolside over the next few weeks at both Thornton Heath and South Norwood.

Medals List

Gala 1 Results

Gala 2 Results

Gala 3 Results

WTH Club Champs Rd1 - 20th Oct 2011

22nd October 2011

Thanks to all those swimmers who took part in the first of this year's club championships. There was some great racing, particularly in the last event between Holly Hart and Cathryn Fox in the Ladies 25m Freestyle. The full results can be read in the below document.

Club Champs Rd1 Results

Easter Pool Closures

4th April 2011

Owing to the Easter holidays coming so close to the royal wedding and the May bank holiday St Josephs pool will be closed on the following FOUR Mondays:
11th, 18th, 25th April and 2nd May
South Norwood is closed on Good Friday and the royal wedding B/H:
Fri 18th and 25th April
Swimmers are welcome and encouraged to train on other days these weeks.

Distance Badge Nights

4th April 2011

We will be holding distance badge nights in May at both Thornton Heath (17th May) and South Norwood (19th May).
Badges will be available on poolside to be purchased for sucessful swimmers. A certificate with badge is just £2.

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