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Welcome to the City of Bristol Swimming Club

City of Bristol Swimming Club is a performance pathway from Home clubs to Elite level (involving three squads, Performance, Development and Junior Academy), ensuring all participating clubs have the coaching support in which ever area of development they require.

COB operates from Hengrove Park Leisure centre, Bristol’s only 50m Olympic size training facility, providing up to 17 hours pool training per week with additional land training for Performance and Development squads.

Any club welcome to register as a “Network club” of the COB scheme. All swimmers must be members of an agreed Network Club to join the programme and meet the criteria. All referrals should be via the head coach from the Home club (for more details speak to your club coach).

City of Bristol Swimming Club

CoB Swimming Club Head coach: Matt Puddy -

Network Clubs

Backwell Swimming Club

Backwell Swimming Club Head coach: Bob Lisle -

Bath Dolphin Swimming Club

Bath Dolphin Swimming Club Head coach: Gordon Lye -

Bishopsworth Swimming Club

Bishopsworth Swimming Club Head coach: Marc Williams -

Bristol Central Swimming Club

Bristol Central Swimming Club Head coach: Alan Thorne -

Keynsham Swimming Club

Keynsham Swimming Club Head coach: Thea Beament -