Oldham Seals Swimming Club was established in 1910 with the primary aim of providing swimmers in the Borough of Oldham with the best training encouragement & motivation to bring out their natural ability and potential in order for them to be the best they can possibly be.

Children start at the club, usually between 6 to 8 years old, if you wish to enquire about joining, please read the following for a quick guide to joining.


Entry criteria to be considered for a trial, the swimmer should be :

Able to swim 200 Metres, capable of swimming 2 to 3 different strokes (Freestyle, Breaststroke, Backstroke, Butterfly)

Able to skull (float on back and move without use of strokes)

Able to tread water for 1 minute


The Membership Page gives details of fees (Membership and ASA fees applicable)

Currently these are £38 for 8 year and under, £55 for over 8 year

Monthly Swimming fees depend on the swimmers ability and the number of sessions per week

Details of training sessions are detailed on the “Swimmers” page of the web site

Monthly fees are :

One Session per week £14.00 / Mo.  Two Sessions per week £18.00. Three Sessions per week £25.00


If your child meets this criteria and you wish to take this further, please use the contact page to place a query and someone will contact you as soon as we can.

The club is currently running close to its maximum capacity, but we may be able to offer a trial on a Friday Session, after which you may be offered a place on in the club or offered a place on the waiting list.


Please note, the club is run by volunteers who give their time freely to support the club and the children.

Oldham Seals is a not for Profit organisation – all of the fees taken are used to run the club and provide activities for the children.


Oldham Seals train at Oldham Leisure Centre :