Winter Break Dates 14/11/2018

Last session before Winter break: Friday 21st December 2018 First session back after the Winter break: 9th January 2019


We'd like to know what our swimmers think about Penrith Swimming Club? 05/11/2018

2018 Swimmer Satisfaction Survey.


New Diddy league Chant 17/10/2018

It’s competition time!!!


Club Update 09/10/2018

Penrith Swimming Club update.


Club Kit 26/09/2018

Information about Penrith Swimming Club Kit


Make waves of progress with Penrith Swimming Club 24/09/2018

Do you think your child isn’t getting what they need out of their regular swimming lessons?


Water Polo Match Report - Penrith Swimming Club V Carlisle Aquatics 02/09/2018

Diving into the new swimming season, Penrith Swimming Club’s Junior Water Polo teams looked to repeat the outcomes of their first fixture against Carlisle, which was held at Penrith Leisure Centre on 6th May. Penrith travelled to The Pools in Carlisle to face the Carlisle Aquatic Water Polo teams on 2nd September.


Water Polo Match Information 26/08/2018

This is a reminder for those that signed up to the Water Polo fixture on Sunday 2nd September.


Stay Connected 18/07/2018

Stay connected with Penrith Swimming Club


Garstang Medals Gala 2018 at Blackpool, 07/07/2018

Fantastic swims this afternoon, Tally, Abby, Aimee & Rebecca. Some great Personal Bests, One speeding Ticket, 4 Gold, 2 Silvers, 4th and a 5th. Thank you to parents for bringing them to Blackpool.


Thank You & Goodbye to Colin & Liz... 05/07/2018

As we move closer to our summer break, we say goodbye to some long standing coaches, Colin Titterington & Liz Millidge


Summer Closures 03/07/2018

Information about the 2018 Summer Closures


2018 Diddy League - Grand Final 17/06/2018

Penrith Swimmers reach 2018 Diddy League Final


Penrith Swimmers Make a Splash at The Copeland Graded Gala 2018 09/06/2018

Penrith Success at The Copeland Graded Gala 2018


Water Polo Match Report: Carlisle v Penrith 06/05/2018

Water Polo is renowned as a very physical game and we certainly lived up to this tradition. The players never doubted themselves; instead delivering the most hellish, mouth-watering games of Water Polo to ever scorch the surface of the earth.


TV star Helen presents swim medals 15/12/2017

TELEVISION celebrity Helen Skelton presented medals to Penrith Swimming Club members at the Carlisle 2017 sprints and medley open meet.


Luke Wins Young Sports Coach of the Year Award 11/11/2016

Congratulations to Luke Brown for Winning The Cumbria Sports Award Young Sports Leader/Volunteer of the Year Award


Super season for swimmers 22/07/2016

Over the year, the club has had record numbers of swimmers entering galas all over the North West, with some excellent results.


Trophy time for swimmers 11/12/2015

Trophy time for Penrith swimmers


12-medal haul for Jake 27/03/2015

Medal haul for Jake & Penrith Swimmers


Swimmers in action at winter meet 30/01/2015

Penrith Swimmers in action at winter meet


Swimmers reap their rewards 19/12/2014

Penrith Swimmers reap their rewards


First final for Penrith swimmers 10/10/2014

First final for Penrith swimmers


Good start for swimmers 07/10/2014

Good start for Penrith Swimmers


Youngsters qualify for Diddy League final 27/06/2014

Penrith Youngsters qualify for Diddy League final


Penrith hosts diddy league gala 23/05/2014

Penrith hosts diddy league gala


Superb haul of medals for town club members 31/01/2014

Superb haul of medals for town club members


Silverware for swimmers … 20/12/2013

Silverware for swimmers …


Swimmers acquit themselves well 08/11/2013

Swimmers acquit themselves well


Coaches pleased with swimmers’ performances 04/10/2013

Coaches pleased with swimmers’ performances


Jake leads the way on good day for Penrith swimmers 27/09/2013

THE last two weekends have seen PenrithSwimming Club attend galas in Kendal and Carlisle.


80 children make a splash at summer gala 19/07/2013

80 children make a splash at summer gala


Swimmers pick up speeding tickets … 12/07/2013

Swimmers pick up speeding tickets …


Eight medals for Jake in “summer spectacular” 28/06/2013

Eight medals for Jake in “summer spectacular”


Medals and ribands aplenty for town swimmers 20/06/2013

Medals and ribands aplenty for town swimmers


History lessons keep Eden youngsters in the swim … 19/06/2013

Results from the annual schools' gala


Swimmers celebrate … 21/12/2012

2012 presentation evening


Penrith’s swimming stars 30/11/2012

THE third and final round of the 2002 Penrith Swimming Club championship was held on Saturday


Penrith club members in swim at annual gala 20/07/2012

Results from the Troutbeck Gala


Penrith swimmers kept busy 06/07/2012

2012 Diddy League Competition


Pupils make a splash at annual swimming gala 27/06/2012

2012 Schools' gala


Young swimmers in Griffin Gala action 27/04/2012

Round up of events from the Griffin Gala 2012


Notable swimming successes 05/04/2012

Notable swimming successes at the County Championships


Pride in Penrith Lottery makes a splash for town’s swimming club 10/02/2012

Pride in Penrith Lottery Support Grant


Personal best times for young Penrith swimmers 10/06/2011

TWO members of Penrith Swimming Club travelled to Macclesfield and competed as part of a 40-strong Cumbria team at the North West Inter-counties Championships.


Reward for hard work and dedication … 24/12/2009

PENRITH Swimming Club’s annual presentation evening celebrated the successes of the 2009 club championships, following a good year of competition at home and away.


Swim Success 19/06/2009

A 12-STRONG team of swimmers from Penrith Swimming Club competed with great success in the Cumbria ASA age group


Laura is a record-breaker … 12/06/2009

PENRITH Swimming Club member Laura Huggon is already acknowledged as one of the best swimmers in the North West and this year she has achieved even more than in previous ones.


IN THE SWIM 20/06/2008

Alan Aitken Gala at Troutbeck Bridge


Laura on course foranother year in the fast lane 17/04/2008

SIXTEEN-year-old Penrith Swimming Club member Laura Huggon has already filled her awards cabinet with trophies this year.


Swimmers celebratea successful year 01/02/2008

A SUCCESSFUL year of competition at home and away in 2007 culminated in the final event of the Penrith Swimming Club calendar, the club championships.


SECOND SPOT: Youngsters from Penrith Swimming Club took second place at ... 12/10/2007

SECOND SPOT: Youngsters from Penrith Swimming Club took second place at Workington after a competitive and exciting evening of team competition.


SWIMMERS’ SUCCESS 05/10/2007

Troutbeck Gala


SCHOOL TEAMS IN THE SWIM 22/06/2007

More than 100 energetic and enthusiastic youngsters took part in the event, held at the town leisure centre on Saturday.


MAKING A SPLASH: Penrith Swimming Club member Laura Huggon 22/06/2007

MAKING A SPLASH: Penrith Swimming Club member Laura Huggon with her Cumbria junior and senior women’s 100 metres freestyle championship trophies.


2006 Club Champions were... 20/12/2006

PENRITH Swimming Club championship winners for 2006 were:


Swimming stars claim 34 medals! 04/11/2006

ELEVEN children, aged between nine and 12, represented Penrith Swimming Club at the Troutbeck Bridge medals gala held in Kendal.


“Diddy” success 01/07/2006

MEMBERS of the Penrith Swimming Club squad competed in the second round of the Cumbria Diddy League for nine to 11-year-olds.


FOURTH SWIM SUCCESS IN A ROW … 09/04/2005

Ullswater Community College FOURTH SWIM SUCCESS IN A ROW …


Four wins and five seconds makes Laura a county champion … 26/03/2005

Four wins and five seconds


Accolades for swimming club stalwarts 11/12/2004

Recognition for Mr Powley & Mrs Birtle


Early date for swimming club championships 23/10/2004

THE annual Penrith Swimming Club championships were held earlier than usual this year because of the imminent temporary closure of the pool.


Penrith second in Frenchfield gala 23/10/2004

THE annual Frenchfield swimming gala saw the Penrith club host teams from Troutbeck Bridge, Workington and Carlisle Water Polo swimming clubs


Laura is star of the show with three county titles 20/03/2004

THE Cumbria age group and county swimming championships took place at various locations over two weekends and Laura Huggon proved to be star of the show for the Penrith club.


Eden trio make a splash in water polo world 10/01/2004

Water Polo Success for Colin Slee


Penrith’s star swimmers … 10/01/2004

PENRITH Swimming Club trophy winners for 2003


Swimming club championships 20/12/2003

RESULTS from the third and final round of the Penrith Swimming Club championship:


Swim club championships 06/12/2003

THERE were again a number of highly competitive events at the second round of the Penrith Swimming Club championships.


Juniors make waves in club contest 29/11/2003

THE first round of the 2003 Penrith Swimming Club championships took place on Saturday with a number of highly competitive finals which reflected well on the effort and enthusiasm of members.


Third place for Penrith swimmers 23/11/2002

PENRITH Swimming Club youngsters travelled to Workington on Sunday for the sprint league B final where they took on the host club along with Copeland, Carlisle Water Polo and Troutbeck Bridge.


Championship underway 09/11/2002

THE first round of the Penrith Swimming Club championship saw a packed program of highly competitive events featuring members aged from seven upwards


Penrith clinch gala second spot 26/10/2002

PENRITH Swimming Club hosted the annual Frenchfield gala which attracted teams from Appleby, Carlisle, Workington and Troutbeck Bridge.


Swimmers perform well 12/10/2002

PENRITH Swimming Club started its autumn competitive program by taking part in two galas. The first was the Carlisle Water Polo and Swim Team Friendship gala against two teams from the home club and teams from Appleby, Workington and Troutbeck Bridge


Laura is star of the show 29/06/2002

PENRITH Swimming Club’s juniors aged between nine and 11 competed in the B final of the Diddy League at Kendal on Saturday.


Club needs more competitive swimmers over age of 17 22/06/2002

PENRITH Swimming Club competed in the final round of the Cumbria Sprint League at Kendal. Swimmers from clubs around the county compete at two venues and results are collated before points are awarded.


Danny sets personal best at county meet 12/04/2002

PENRITH Swimming Club youngster Danny Smith produced the performance of the day at the county championships at Barrow.


Girls set the pace for swimming club 02/03/2002

PENRITH Swimming Club’s nine, 10 and 11-year-old swimmers competed in the final round of the 2002 “Diddy League” at Kendal.


Swimmers are lengths and breadths ahead … 29/12/2001

PENRITH Swimming Club held its annual presentation evening when the following trophies were awarded


Penrith swimmers pipped at the post 15/09/2001

PENRITH Swimming Club youngsters were involved in a nailbiting conclusion to the Diddy League B final at Workington when they were beaten into second place in the last race of the day.


Schools tie for top swim prize 14/07/2001

CHILDREN from Penrith’s Hunter Hall and Beaconside schools shared top prize at the Penrith Swimming Club schools’ annual gala.


Five star Allan makes a splash at county gala 26/04/2001

EDEN swimming star Allan Armstrong was the star of the show when members of the Penrith club travelled to Whitehaven for the Griffin Gala.


Swimmers on song 12/03/2001

PENRITH Swimming Club members have continued to acquit themselves extremely well at the county age group championships.


Roland stands down after more than 60 years’ service to swimming club 03/03/2001

PENRITH Swimming Club stalwart Roland Kirkbride has stood down from the post of club president in order to “let somebody younger have a go”.


Team performance is key to swimming success 01/07/2000

A TIRED, but happy, group of Penrith Swimming Club members returned from Kendal after winning the chairman’s gala.


Allan makes a splash at swimming gala 03/06/2000

A SUBSTANTIAL number of swimmers represented the Penrith club at the annual Griffin gala, held at Copeland.


Alan makes a splash with county success … 15/04/2000

TEN-year-old Alan Armstrong has made a splash for Penrith Swimming Club by becoming the first member for many years to win a county age group competition.


IN THE SWIM … 15/01/2000

Penrith Swimming Club president Roland Kirkbride and life member Mrs. Jenny Birtle present the club’s annual prizes.


Beaconside make a splash 10/07/1999

ELEVEN schools took part in a gala run by Penrith Swimming Club in which Beaconside Juniors scooped three trophies.


Swimmers’ roll call 19/12/1998

THE trophy winners from Penrith Swimming Club took a bow on Friday night at the annual presentation evening.


Club’s efforts recognised 14/06/1997

THE new trainer pool at Penrith Leisure Centre, previously the swimming baths, is to be formally known as the Frenchfield Teaching Pool in recognition of the contribution from the town’s swimming club.


First Gala at Penrith Swimming Club 17/08/1882

17th August 1882, Penrith Swimming Club hosted it’s first Swimming Gala.


Penrith Swimming Club was formed 26/07/1881

On this day in 1881, Penrith Swimming Club was formed.