National Performance

National Performance


National Performance is a high performance squad for swimmers with the commitment, ability and ambition to compete at National and International level. National Performance offers up to 18 hours of advanced swimming training per week + 2 hours per week of swimming specific land training.


City of Newport Swimming and Water Polo Club

The City of Newport Swimming and Water Polo Club is a competitive swimming club which is affiliated to Swim Wales. Above all the club prides itself on providing a safe, enjoyable, stimulating and challenging environment for all swimmers whatever squad they attend.

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Swimming Club

The club has 9 squads ranging from Academy where swimmers at Stage 7 from the ASA National Plan for Teaching Swimming (NPTS) are coached to improve their stroke technique, swim speed and stamina thus increasing fitness, through to National Performance Squad where our elite swimmers train over 10 sessions per week and compete in National and International events.

The City of Newport Swimming Club is one of the top five competitive swimming clubs in Wales and a fully affiliated member of Swim Wales. The club has three professional coaches and a team of fully qualified volunteer coaches who look after the nine swimming squads and two water polo teams.
The squads train at the Regional Pool located in the International Sports Village, Newport, Newport Leisure Centre and Active Living Centre in Bettws.
If your child would like to improve, with their hard work and our coaching skills we can help you achieve that goal. Above all the club prides itself on providing a safe, enjoyable, stimulating and challenging environment. Whatever your standard we have a squad for you.
During your time with the City of Newport Swimming Club you will achieve your potential and be 'AS GOOD AS YOU CAN BE'

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Hilarious, thankfully our swimmers don't have these problems (well not often anyway)! ...

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I would by fibbing if I said I had withdrawal (no reference to the escapades of Saturday honest) symptoms but strange not to be at the pool today! Enjoy everyone ...

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Results from the final day of the 2016 Swim Wales Summer Nationals

Alex Griffiths 50 bck 31.66 2nd
Max Harris 200 br 2.43.55 2nd
Hannah Jones 50 fr 28.96 5th
Jenson 200 br 2.47.39 3rd
Sophie Linton 50 fr29.69 5th
Tristan 200 br 2.39.65 4th
Katie English 50 free 28.76 3rd
Again some fabulous swims but not just in the finals
Also in heats
Ellie Ward took part in 8 races this week and smashed her PBs in every single event a remarkable achievement well done Ellie
Eva Barry smashed her PB in the 50 Free this morning
There are so many more and sincere apologies for any one we have missed but please tell us and celebrate them on FB and out Twitter account @CityNewportSwim

A fab week, the swimmers have been a credit to themselves their parents and the club.

A huge thank you to James and Bob plus the other coaches who supported the team this week and held the fort at NISV. We couldn't do this without you
A good fortnight for City of Newport Swimming and Water Polo Club great effort and super achievements all round.
Hope everyone has a good rest during the break and see you all soon
Going to lie down in a cool room for a while!!!! ...

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Results for day 6 of Summer Nationals
Again a fab day in pool

Mia Board 50 Br 1st 35.79
Ellana Horton 50 Br 7th 37.47
Alex Griffiths 50 Fly 3rd 30.18
Ben Langdon 50 Fly 4th 30.46
Ellana Horton 200 IM 6th 2.35.93
Niamh Thomas 200 IM 5th 2.26.09
Alex Griffiths 100 Bk 6th 1.12.97
Max Harris 100 Bk 8th 1.08.93

Para Swimming
Ellis Underwood 100 Bk 1st 1.15.60

Ben Hastings 8.5 second PB in 100 Back

Well done again everyone some fab swims today ...

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Another good day at the pool
Hopefully included everyone today ( fingers crossed!!!)
Alex Griffiths 50 Fc 1st 26.90
Ben Langdon 50 Fc 6th 28.20
William Ryley 50 Fc 8th 25.18
Scarlet Major 100 Fly 2nd 1.05.24
Ciara Lawlor 200 Bk 5th 2.33.56
Ellana Horton 200 Bk 3rd 2.31.56
Niamh Thomas 200 Bk 4th 2.31.22
Scarlet Major 400 Fc 1st 4.42.71

Para Swimming
Ellis Underwood 50 Fc 1st 29.43

Well done everyone
See you all tomorrow ...

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